Family dining outside
  • On Mar 7, 2018
    Keosha Asked

    Ok. So we are visiting Disney World for the first time in July. So if I make reservations for lunch or dinner will that be attached to my Dining Plan or will I be expected to pay for that separate?

    Hello Keosha!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel.  We are thrilled you stopped by to ask a question about your upcoming Walt Disney World adventure.   

    In my opinion the Disney Dining Plans are a wonderful investment.   They allow you to enjoy many restaurants and character dining experiences  while saving money.  My family loves it and we barely ever travel without using it.  I hope you find it just as wonderful. 

     Keosha, when you make an Advanced Dining Reservation it is not automatically linked to your Disney Dining Plan.  It will, however show up in your My Disney Experience account.   Once you arrive at the dining location, your server will ask you if you will be using the Disney Dining Plan to pay for your meal, or if you will be paying out of pocket.   At the end of the meal he will scan your MagicBand if you are paying with Disney Dining Plan credits and deduct the number of credits used.   Many time my family will book more meals than we have credits for and we just pay out of pocket.   Pro Tip:  If you do book meals you wish to pay for out of pocket, book breakfasts.   Breakfast menus have the lowest prices, and they are a wonderful way to energize for a thrilling day at the Theme Parks.

    I hope this has helped.  If we can answer any other questions for you, please drop in again.

    Dream as Dreamers Do,

    Jen
thumbnail image for Jennifer

Meet the Panelist: Jennifer, Alabama

Hello, my name is Jen, and my family and I call Alabama home. I am a stay-at-home mom to 2 rowdy, young Pirates and a beautiful pre-teen Princess. I've been showing my "Disney Side" since I was a small child and I can't wait to share the abundance of Pixie-Dusted knowledge I have acquired about the Most Magical Place on Earth with you and your family! Learn More About Jennifer

Related Video

  • thumbnail image for Disney Parks Moms Panel Quick Tip | Making Dining Reservations

Didn't find what you were looking for?

To submit your question, please sign in now if you have not already done so.

Ask a QuestionOpens the Ask a Question dialog box.
x

Update Browser

For a better experience browsing this website, please download an updated version of Internet Explorer.


Or you can continue browsing without updating.