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  • On Oct 11, 2009
    Deborah from NH Asked

    Traveling to WDW in Nov. w/ my husband & 4 kids. We have a package that includes the DP. 2 of the kids are 11 and do not yet have "adult" tastes, even though they are charged for an adult meal. Can they still order off the kids?

    If you were not on the Disney Dining Plan, the answer to your question would be, "no problem." When paying out of pocket, guests of any age can order from any part of the menu. I recently dined with my sixty-something year old mother at WDW and she often ordered from the children's menus as a means of portion control. And my big-appetite daughter began ordering adult meals when she was about seven year old.

    If you are on the Dining Plan things become a bit more complicated. On the Plan, guests ages 3-9 are counted as children and guests ages 10-up are counted as adults. Kids are supposed to order from the kids' menu and adults are supposed to order from the adult menu. So, theoretically, your 11-year-olds will need to order adult meals. However, in practice, I can't see any cast member giving you a hard time about getting a less expensive child's meal instead of the adult meal they are entitled to. Simply explain your situation to your server and they will be likely to accommodate you. 

    Good luck!
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I have three teenage daughters. We're DVC members obsessed with Disney travel. We've been to Walt Disney World countless times and have visited Disneyland & Disneyland Paris. We've taken several Adventures by Disney and Disney Cruise trips. Learn More About Erin

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