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  • On Jun 16, 2014
    Belinda from CA Asked

    Can we sign up for a dining plan if we are staying at the Swan? We are first time visitors to WDW.

    Hi Belinda,

    Congratulations on your upcoming vacation to Walt Disney World!  You have a very good question about the Disney Dining Plan availability.  Unfortunately the Disney Dining Plan is only available for purchase as part of a vacation package which includes Disney Resort hotel accommodations and theme park tickets.  The Swan and Dolphin are not owned by Disney and therefore not a part of the vacation package options.  These hotels are on Disney property next to Epcot and do have access to the theme park transportation system from hotels to theme parks/water parks/Downtown Disney.

    I have stayed at the Swan/Dolphin twice for professional conferences in the past. The location is great and I really enjoyed their heavenly beds.  However when vacationing with my family I much prefer having the Disney Dining Plan, easily accessible food courts, and the complimentary airport transportation to your Disney Resort hotel (Magical Express).  These features are not available at the Swan or Dolphin.

    Thank you for your question Belinda!  Please come back and visit us again if you have any more Disney vacation planning questions.  We love to help!

    Brenda ºOº

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Meet the Panelist: Brenda, Missouri

I fell in love with Walt Disney World on my very first visit, which took place during my honeymoon. Since then we have added 4 "mouseketeers" to our family and have come to appreciate what a great value a Walt Disney World vacation can be on a budget. As a Physical Therapist and a mom of a large family, I would love to help you plan your next magical trip! Learn More About Brenda

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