• On Jan 12, 2018
    Ashley from MB 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.

    If we get the dining plan & arrive at 9:30am are we able to start using our credits right away (for breakfast or lunch) and still have until midnight of our departure day before they expire? Thank you!

    Hi, Ashley! Disney Dining Plans are such convenient and delicious additions to Magic Your Way Packages. There are a vast array of dining locations across Walt Disney World Resort that accept the various dining plans. It is so easy to find a spot that will fit everyone's tastes. Before you arrive for your vacation, be sure to make Advance Dining Reservations as needed, especially if you are using a plan that includes Table Service meal entitlements!

    You can absolutely begin using your Disney Dining Plan entitlements as soon as you check in to your Walt Disney World Resort hotel. You are correct that they will expire after 11:59 p.m. on your check-out day. This is always a great help on our last day, as we like to take a late flight home. It gives us plenty of time for one last Dole Whip Float ... or three. Be sure to keep an eye on your total remaining entitlements towards the end of your vacation. The My Disney Experience mobile app makes this very easy as you can now follow your Disney Dining Plan use and your resort charging balance directly within the app.

    Thank you for stopping by with your question, Ashley. Please let us know if you discover any other questions you may have as you continue to plan your visit. Hope you have a magical day!

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Meet the Panelist: Brandy, South Carolina

Hi, I'm Brandy, a speech pathologist and busy driver of daughters to marching band and dance events. My Annual Pass is used often to check out new Disney must-dos and resort changes. I enjoy giving advice about itinerary and FastPass+ planning, Epcot's fantastic festivals, Memory Maker, and transportation at the Resort. The time I spend at Walt Disney World Resort is distinctive because it is the one place I can forget other responsibilities and focus on having the time of my life with my family!

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