Mom And Daughter; Magic Kingdom; Cinderella's Castle; AA; Mickey Balloon
  • On Aug 11, 2014
    Charles from OH 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.

    We check in on February 8, 2015. I know that check in time is 3:00 pm..We have also purchased the dinning plan...does that mean the first day we are there we will only be allotted dinner? same on check out-only breakfast?


    The Disney Dining Plan is very flexible as to when and how you use your credits. Even though you may not be able to get into your room, you can actually check-in at your resort as early at 8 a.m. on your arrival day and your credits are good until midnight of the day you check out of your resort. 

    You will be given dining credits based on how many nights you will be staying at your Disney resort. For example, if you are on the basic Disney Dining Plan and staying 5 nights, you'll receive 5 table restaurant credits, 5 counter service credits and 5 snacks. You may use your credits from the time of check-in where you like, all in one day or spaced out over the entire length of your stay. 

    So to answer your question, on your arrival day, you may use your credits immediately for an afternoon tea or dinner or save them to double up on your departure day for lunch. It's your choice.

    Wishing y'all a magical vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Whitney, Mississippi

My family of 6 appreciates Disney's value! Although Ft. Wilderness is our second home, we've enjoyed the resorts for business, reunions and romantic getaways. For me, Disney also means dining: last count, I'd eaten at 55 restaurants around the World! Learn More About Whitney

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