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  • On Feb 23, 2009
    Lindsay from OR Asked

    I dont understand how the Disney dinning plan works. Is it a percentage off or do you pay before hand so you do not have to pay when you are finished eating?

    The dining plan is actually pretty simple. You pay a set amount in advance, based on the number of nights you are staying. For that money, you get a set number of dining 'credits' to be used whenever you want during your stay.

    With the standard plan, for example, if you were staying for 3 nights, you would get 3 table service meal credits, 3 quick service meal credits, and 3 snack credits. When at a restaurant or snack stand, simply give them your hotel key/park ticket. It keeps track of your credits. They will redeem one of your credits for that kind of meal or snack, and even give you a receipt showing what credits you have left.

    There are limits to what you get with each credit. A meal credit  typically gets you an entree, a dessert, and a non-alcoholic beverage. If you want to get something on top of that, you just pay for it as you normally would.

    For more information either send me a follow-up question from my bio page, or view the PDF brochures for the different dining plans on the website.

    Have a magical (and delicious) vacation!
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I am one of the Dads on the Moms Panel, and I love to help parents plan their vacation, with a focus on showing them how it can be fun for them too. I am also here to help Dads plan some nice surprises for the Moms in their life (they deserve it!). Learn More About Doug

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