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  • On Jun 10, 2015
    Amanda from NJ 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.

    My daughter will be under 2 years old (22months) when we go to Disney. Does she count as a head when I'm making and reserving dining?

    Hi Amanda, thanks for stopping by the Disney Parks Moms Panel.  This is a great question! 

    Yes, when making your dining reservations, you will want to include every body that will physically be in the restaurant.  Because Florida state laws only let a certain number of people in each restaurant at a time, it is best to include everyone in your party so the restaurant will have an accurate number.  However, because she is under the age of 3, you wont have to pay for a meal for her at any of these places.  Kids under the age of 3 can enjoy as many individual plates as they would like at all-you-care-to-enjoy style restaurants.  At places where you order a select entree off of a menu, children under the age of 3 are welcome to plate share free of charge.  I loved this when my daughter was small.  It saved a lot of money on food, especially because she didn't eat very much.

    I hope this helps!  If you have any other questions, please do come back and ask.   
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Meet the Panelist: Jackie, North Carolina

I love all things Walt Disney World.  In fact, since becoming Annual Passholders, my family of 3 is always hopping in the car for a quick trip to visit with Mickey Mouse!  I've been known to make the 8 hour each way drive to Walt Disney World (in one day!) to indulge in a Mickey Waffle or enjoy a sunny day at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park.  I may have a small family, but we are always up for some BIG fun at the Walt Disney World Resort.   Learn More About Jackie

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