• On Dec 8, 2019
    Ellen from TX 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 a dining plan even if your not staying on property?

    Hello, Ellen! Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! 

    Guests that stay inside the Walt Disney World Resort can enjoy many benefits, and the ability to add a Dining Plan to their reservations is one of the most practical of them. By choosing to stay at a Disney Resort hotel, you will also have access to complimentary Resort transportation, complimentary MagicBands, and transportation to and from the Orlando International Airport, for example.

    If you want to enjoy all these benefits, you may still find rooms available at the Walt Disney World Resort. I just ran a brief search and found rooms at many hotels like Disney's All-Star Movies Resort, Disney's Pop Century Resort, Disney's Port Orleans Resort - French Quarter (one of my favorites) and Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge (a hotel that has one of the most beautiful holiday decorations I've ever seen). While availability may change, I'm confident that you will be able to find the perfect room if you decide in the following days. Wouldn't it be the perfect holiday treat?

    I hope that you're able to make the most of your holiday vacation at the Walt Disney World Resort, Ellen! If more questions pop up before you travel, please, don't hesitate to come back to the Disney Parks Moms Panel. We're here to help!

    May the magic be with you, 

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Meet the Panelist: Julie, California

Hi! I am Julie, a Brazilian brand strategist, and amateur cook. I grew up in Brazil, but I currently live in California. I dreamed of visiting the Disneyland Resort and the Walt Disney World Resort since I was a little girl and now I love to help others enjoy the magic as much as I do. Being an all-things-Disney nerd and Disney Vacation Club member, I'm here to help you find the perfect hotels, park events, and seasonal festivals to make your trip a memory to cherish forever! Learn More About Julie

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