• On Jul 8, 2017
    Kristin from NY Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Can you buy dining package for only a portion of your party and hope to share food?

    Hi Kristin!

    Thank you for bringing your question to the Disney Parks Moms Panel. The Disney Dining Plan is a great way to budget for your trip ahead of time and really make your Walt Disney World vacation feel like an all inclusive!

    The way the Disney Dining Plan works is that it must be included for every Guest on your reservation for the length of your stay. This means that you cannot choose for certain members to have it and others to not. You also do not have the option to only have Disney Dining Plan credits for certain days of your reservation. You will receive credits for everyone in your party for each night of your stay. 

    If you think that the portion sizes may be more than you or your travel companions may need, I'd recommend the Quick Service Dining Plan. For this Disney Dining Plan, you'll receive 2 Quick Service credits and 2 snack credits for each person in your party each night. You could then share some meals and potentially stretch this out to cover three meals a day. I think this would probably be the closest thing to accommodating a smaller appetite, while still using the Disney Dining Plan.

    -Lindsey ºOº
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Meet the Panelist: Lindsey, Illinois

My name is Lindsey and I'm a wife, mommy, engineer and self-proclaimed "Disnerd!" I've always loved Disney and the joy it brings to so many people. I've been to Disney more times than I can count, but I found an even greater passion for all things Disney after discovering runDisney events. There is no better motivation to train for a race than a trip to the most magical place on earth! Learn More About Lindsey

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