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  • On Feb 3, 2015
    Emily from NY Asked

    Hi! We booked our trip for Sept. 6-14th at a value resort with hopes of free dining being offered again, if so we would like to upgrade to a moderate resort. My question is would I be better off upgrading now or waiting to see if free dining is announced?

    Greetings, Emily!

    I hope you are having a delightfully Disney day planning your fall vacation. September is one of my favorite times to visit the Walt Disney World Resort! Historically our trips have included beautiful weather, lower crowds and gorgeous autumn decorations. September also features Mickey's Not-So-Scary-Halloween Party -- a must-do event for us!

    This question is a tricky, because you run the risk of rooms no longer being available at either of your resort preferences.  I would probably wait it out if I was sure I did't want to upgrade to the Moderate Resort without Free Dining. In the past, these special offer dates have been announced around May, and although it is no guarantee as to when or if they will announce it this year, I would definitely keep an eye on the Disney Parks Blog and the Special Offers page around then.  If an announcement is made, call Disney as soon as possible to let them know you would like to upgrade your resort and take advantage of the deal.

    I hope I have been able to help, but should there be anything else, please let me know. 

    Happy planning and magical wishes,

    Lauren
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Meet the Panelist: Lauren, Colorado

Hi-ya, Pals! I'm a wife and mother of three who's enjoyed many special occasions at Walt Disney World Resort with my family: graduations, pregnancies, birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, reunions, and even our Fairy Tale Honeymoon. I look for any excuse to return "home" often and would love to help add a little extra Pixie Dust to your next magical adventure. Learn More About Lauren

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