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  • On Feb 16, 2015
    Linda from NJ Asked

    if not getting the meal plan are there other food discounts for being a dvc member, disney credit card or aaa member, also am a aarp member, there are 7 of us,4 adults 3 kids..14, 10, 8 , not big eaters, found we wasted alot of food on meal plan last time,

    Hi Linda!

    This is a great question. As a mother of four kids, I too am always looking for any deals or discounts on dining that will help me stretch my vacation dollar.  Since my older kids are now considered adults when it comes to the Disney Dining Plan, but have small appetites, I have found that utilizing the various discounts available to me been a better value.

    There are many restaurants that offer a discount to Disney Vacation Club Members, as long as you have your Disney Vacation Club Membership Card and a Photo ID with you. We received 10% off our lunch last week at Yak and Yeti in Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park. To view the full list of restaurants that currently offer a discount to Members, you would need to visit the DVC Member Website. Along the top of the website, choose the Membership Magic tab, then under Perks, choose the Dining option.

    As a Disney Vacation Club Member you are eligible to purchase a Tables in Wonderland card. This is a paid membership that allows the cardholder to receive 20% off at most dining locations at Walt Disney World. We used Tables in Wonderland for the first time on our most recent trip and it has already paid for itself!

    Disney Rewards Visa Cardholders are also eligible for dining discounts at select locations! You must ask for the discount and you must pay for your meal using your Disney Rewards Visa card. Visit the Disney Rewards Visa Cardholder Perks Page for a complete list.

    While I am not an AARP Member, my search does not seem to reveal any current dining discounts, but with your Disney Vacation Club Membership and your Disney Rewards Visa Card, you should be able to receive a discount at many delicious dining options.

    Wishing you Membership Magic!
    -Kate
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Meet the Panelist: Kate, Indiana

A lifelong Disney fan, joining Disney Vacation Club opened a world of vacation possibilities for our family of six. I’ve traveled with young children and those young at heart, groups both large and small, and during every season of the year. Whether meeting a Disney Princess, training to be a Jedi or dining with Mickey, our family enjoys it all. For this nurse, every day is better with a little dose of Disney! Learn More About Kate

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