• On Feb 25, 2014
    Ally from IN Asked

    My family and I are thinking about using the dining plan, but we will be spending a couple of days at the beach and with family, away from Disney. Would it be possible to only use the dining plan certain days, or do we have to use it our whole trip. Thanks

    Hi Ally!

         The way that the Disney Dining Plans work at Walt Disney World is that you have to purchase a Disney Dining Plan for every member of your traveling party (those people in the room with you) for every night of your stay in the Walt Disney World Resort. For example, if you are staying at a Walt Disney World Resort for 4 nights, then every one staying in the room with you will have to have the same Disney Dining Plan for the 4 nights (you are not permitted to just pick and choose to have the Disney Dining Plan for only 2 of the 4 nights). You receive a set amount of Dining Plan Credits per person per night depending on which Disney Dining Plan that you purchase and you have the entire time of your stay at your Walt Disney World Resort to use them until midnight on the day that you check out of your Resort.  So for example if you had a 4 night stay at a Walt Disney World Resort and you purchased a Standard Disney Dining Plan, then each Guest in your room would have one Table Service Credit, one Quick Service Credit, and one Snack Credit per night of your stay (which would be 4 Table Service Credits, 4 Quick Service Credits, and 4 Snack Credits per person).   You can use these Dining Credits on any of your vacation days in any order that you want. So if you are not on Walt Disney World Property for one or two days of your vacation, then you could eat three meals per day using the Dining Credits on the days that you are on Walt Disney World Property.

    I hope that your next Walt Disney World vacation is truly magical in every way!

    Keep Dreaming Big!
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I am a single Father to one incredible boy.  I would love nothing more than to provide people with Disney vacation planning that will enable them to have a new experience or make their Disney vacation just a little more magical! Learn More About Marc

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