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  • On May 8, 2011
    Erica from MA 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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    I am considering using a Dinning plan for the first time. Is it worth it? How does it actually work? we spend normally $60-$80 a day on food. Mostly Quick Service. but some little more pricey places for 5 times ruffly out of ten days. HELP !!!!

    Hi Erica,

    For years of visits to WDW without the dining plan, we gave a try last year.  And.....we are doing it again this year because we liked it so much! 

    There are several types of dining plans that are described here. We like this plan; it allows us one table service, one counter service, and one snack for each night we stay. The meal credits can be used all in one day or spread out. I like that I don't have to think about the cost of each entree/meal.  The freedom is quite liberating for a penny-pincher like myself.  

    If you prefer, there is a Quick Service dining plan explained here, which includes two counter service meals and two snacks a day has a great write up about the pros and cons of the dining plan that may help you to make your decision - just do a search for Disney Dining Plan Pros & Cons. also has information about it as well as other guest's reviews of the plan -- just search for Dining Plan.
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Meet the Panelist: Kara, Nebraska

I am a retired teacher with a family of 3 adult sons who have grown up through Disney. I am known by friends as the Star Wars loving Disney Nerd who always wants to serve up tips and ideas of how to make visits to Walt Disney World special and magical.  Learn More About Kara

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