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  • On Jan 12, 2012
    Nancy Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Does the dining plan cover you the day you arrive and depart?

    Hi Nancy,

    The dining plan gives you quite a bit of flexibility.  You are given credits based on the number of NIGHTS spent at your resort.  You can use them in any combination from the date of your arrival until midnight on the date of your departure.

    For instance, if I were staying at a WDW resort from Friday to Monday, that would be a 3 night stay.  With the regular dining plan that would entitle me to 3 quick-service meals, 3 snacks, and 3 table-service meals during my stay. 

    If I were arriving Friday evening, I may only use 1 quick-service meal for that day.  I would still have leftover meals that I could use either on Monday, OR I may decide to take one of those credits and dine at a signature restaurant that uses 2 credits per meal. 

    Hope this helps.  Have a magical vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Diane, Rhode Island

I am Diane from RI.  My husband and I have 3 children. I took my first trip to Walt Disney World when I was 11 and I have traveled many times since then with all different party sizes.   Every aspect of planning a vacation is pure joy to me. Learn More About Diane

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