Mom And Kids Animal Kingdom
  • On Feb 23, 2011
    Jennifer from MI Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    We are coming to Disney in Sept. 2011 and I purchased the dining plan. How much should I plan on for gratuities? I am going to start booking some dinner reservations soon and I want to budget how much that would cost. I am taking my three children 12, 9, 6

    Hi Jennifer! I love the dining plan! It makes it so easy to have all your meals covered. When they give you your receipt, they will have suggested tipping amounts, ranging from 15% to 20%. You have several choices in how to pay for tips - you can charge them to your room with your Key to the World card, use a credit card, or of course, pay in cash. Once you know your preferred restaurants, be sure to reserve ahead either online or by calling (407) WDW-DINE (939-3463). Check the Disney website or the Allears site to get an idea of what your meals will cost, so then you'll have a better idea of how much money to put aside for extras like appetizers, special beverages and gratuities.

    Have a magical vacation Jennifer!
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Meet the Panelist: Joanne, Ontario

Hi! I'm Joanne from Ottawa, Canada. By day I work for the Canadian government. I'm a single mom to my amazing, 15 year-old daughter and am thrilled to be on the Moms Panel. I absolutely love helping you plan your vacation and create your own magical memories! Learn More About Joanne

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