Family dining outside
  • On Feb 6, 2020
    Lisa from GA Asked

    Can I add the dining plan anytime after I book my reservation? We haven't decided if we want it but want to book our rooms while it's still available .

    Hi there, Lisa!

    It is so great to hear from you again.

    Just thinking about Dining at the Walt Disney World Resort makes me hungry. I’m often asked what my favorite places to dine are, and honestly, it is incredibly hard for me to choose as I have too many favorites to count! There are so many dining locations that there is truly something to satisfy every palate.

    When my family travels to Disney, we love participating in the Dining Plans. My favorite plan is the Disney Dining Plan. This plan allows everyone in the party ages three and over to receive one Quick-Service Meal, one Table-Service Meal, and 2 Snacks or Non-Alcoholic Drinks per night of your package stay. You will also receive a refillable drink mug that you can fill at self-service beverage islands at Quick-Service locations at any of the Disney Resort hotels. You now can also choose non-alcoholic specialty beverages, and for Guests 21 years of age and older, beer, wine, and cocktails where available.

    It has been my experience that you can add the Disney Dining Plan to a vacation package up to 48 hours prior to your arrival. You will have to contact the Walt Disney World Resort to make this change to your vacation package. I will say it is easier and less time consuming to add on a dining package at the time of booking.

    Remember, Advanced Dining Reservations are highly recommended. Reservations can be made beginning 180 days before your arrival.

    I hope that you enjoy tasting your way around the world!

    Bon Appetit!

    ~Heather
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Meet the Panelist: Heather, New York

I am a mom, wife, oncology  nurse, daydreamer, and wannabe Disney Princess. I am always dreaming about and planning my next Walt Disney World vacation. I have experiencing navigating the parks with babies, toddlers, tweens, multigenerational groups, as well as with special needs and food allergies. I love helping others plan their vacations and I am here to help make all of your dreams come true! Learn More About Heather

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