Disney Dining Plan Returns: Everything You Need to Know for Your Next Walt Disney World Vacation

Get ready to indulge in the magic of Disney dining once again! The fan-favorite Disney dining plans are back, and we have all the details you need to plan your next Walt Disney World vacation. Starting January 9, 2024, guests staying at Disney Resort hotels who purchase a vacation package with us can enjoy the convenience and value of our dining plans. The bookings for these packages open on May 31, so mark your calendars and get ready to experience the magic!

Here’s everything you need to know to make the most of your Disney dining plan during your next visit to Walt Disney World:

  1. Choose the Right Plan

Disney dining plans offer a variety of meal options to suit your family’s needs and budget. Choose from Quick Service, Standard, and Deluxe plans depending on your dining preferences. Ensure to check which restaurants accept the plan, as some locations may not be included.

  1. Make Reservations

Reservations are essential to ensure you get the most out of your dining plan. You can book reservations up to 60 days in advance, so plan accordingly. You can make reservations on the Disney website or mobile app, or by calling Disney Dining.

  1. Try New Cuisines

Disney dining plans offer a wide range of cuisines and dishes, so take advantage of the opportunity to try something new. From classic American comfort food to exotic international dishes, there’s something for everyone. Make sure to visit the popular restaurants at Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios.

  1. Character Dining

Character dining experiences are a must-do for families with young children. Enjoy a delicious meal while interacting with beloved Disney characters, taking photos and creating unforgettable memories. Character dining experiences can be found at various locations throughout the parks and resorts, including Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios.

  1. Snack Credits

Don’t forget to use your snack credits! The Disney Dining Plan includes snack credits that can be used for various treats and snacks throughout the parks. From Mickey-shaped pretzels to Dole Whip, there are plenty of delicious snacks to choose from.

  1. Make the Most of Meal Time

Take advantage of the mealtime experience by slowing down and enjoying the atmosphere. Many of the restaurants offer stunning views and immersive theming, making your meal even more special. Take time to relax and enjoy each other’s company.

So what are you waiting for? Book your Walt Disney World vacation package starting May 31 and get ready to indulge in the magic of Disney dining. With these tips and tricks, you can make the most of your dining plan and create unforgettable memories with your family.