• On Feb 16, 2016
    Teresa from MI 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.

    I am confused about making advance dining reservations--I thought it was 180 days but have that it was 180 days +10. Which is it?-help!

    Hi, Teresa!

    Thanks for bringing this great question to the Disney Parks Moms Panel. I'm happy to help clear up some of the confusion about when you can begin making your Advance Dining Reservations.

    The booking window varies depending on whether you are staying at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel or at an off-property location. If you are staying at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel, you can begin making your Advance Dining Reservations 180 days before check-in plus up to 10 days of your on-property stay. This means that Disney Resort hotel Guests who are staying for 10 days can make reservations for the last day of their trip 190 days in advance, rather than just 180 days in advance.

    If you are staying off-property, you can begin making Advance Dining Reservations 180 days prior to the start of your stay, but only on a day-by-day basis. If you want to make reservations for every day of your trip, you will have to do so 180 days out from each day of your stay.

    You can make your dining reservations through My Disney Experience or by calling Disney Dining Reservations.

    I hope this helps with your planning, Teresa. Please stop back and see us again real soon with any other questions. Wishing you a magical vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Erin, Pennsylvania

I'm a wife, mom to three amazing girls (ages 10, 8 and 5) and lover of all-things-Disney! For our family of five, there is nothing more magical than a Walt Disney World Resort vacation (except, perhaps, the unforgettable memories that accompany those vacations!). I enjoy planning our Walt Disney World vacations almost as much as I love taking them, and I would love to share my tips and experiences with you so that you can get the most out of your next Walt Disney World vacation!  Learn More About Erin

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