Mom With Kids After Run
  • On Feb 18, 2008
    Amy from NC Asked

    Do you recomend the basic dining plan or the deluxe dining plan? I'm not sure which one to choose. I am traveling with 5 adults and 2 kids ages 4 and 2. I can't determine which is the better deal, or go with no dining package at all.

    If you are planning on attending a Dinner show and Character Meals the Dining Plan is the way to go.  I would however recommend the Deluxe over the Basic.  The Dinner shows require two table meals, and most character meals require only one table meal.  Cinderella's Royal Table does require two table service meals.  The cost of all of those at full price plus other meals the dining plan will save money.  If you are not planning on attending a Dinner Show or Character Meals than you could probably save money by not purchasing the plan.  The Basic plan only allows one table service meal per day, and one counter service.  The Deluxe allows three table service meals, which can be interchanged for counter service meals.  Character meals are so much fun especially when they are young.  I would also recommend the Playhouse Disney's play 'n Dine at Hollywood Studios.  It's located at the Hollywood & Vine Restaurant.  Jojo's Circus and the Little Einsteins from Playhouse Disney as they sing and dance with your little ones.  Hope you have a fabulous trip! Heather M.
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Meet the Panelist: Heather, Georgia

I live in a tiny rural town in the heart of Georgia. Disney World is one place we all agree is a place where time stops, where laughter is first and all the pains and sorrows melt away. Learn More About Heather

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