• On Jul 22, 2016
    Claudia from TX Asked

    Hello! We have booked our first vacation and have found it extremely difficult to get any of the dinner reservations at Cinderella's Royal Table. Do you have any suggestions other than looking for cancellation?

    Hi Claudia!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel, and thanks for stopping by with this question about Advance Dining Reservations.

    Reservations at Cinderella's Royal Table fill up very quickly. Your best bet is to continue to check for a cancellation. I will share two strategies that have worked for me in the past. First, in addition to checking online daily, I've had some luck when calling Disney Dining Reservations. The Cast Members have the ability to search multiple days at a time. Second, I have been most successful in finding a cancellation a few days before our trip. Cinderella's Royal Table applies a cancellation fee, so Guests tend to finalize their plans as their vacation approaches. You might have the best chance the week prior to your vacation.

    As a backup, I suggest making a reservation at Akershus Royal Banquet Hall in Epcot, where you can also dine with Disney Princesses. My three daughters love Akershus Royal Banquet Hall and rank it on par with Cinderella's Royal Table!

    I hope this helps with your planning, Claudia. Please stop back and let us know if you have any additional questions.

    Wishing you many magical memories!
    Erin
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Meet the Panelist: Erin, Pennsylvania

I'm a wife, mom to three amazing girls (ages 10, 8 and 5) and lover of all-things-Disney! For our family of five, there is nothing more magical than a Walt Disney World Resort vacation (except, perhaps, the unforgettable memories that accompany those vacations!). I enjoy planning our Walt Disney World vacations almost as much as I love taking them, and I would love to share my tips and experiences with you so that you can get the most out of your next Walt Disney World vacation!  Learn More About Erin

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