Mom And Son On Run
  • On May 22, 2009
    Thea from LA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Is the dining plan nessessary for a family staying at OKW resort? 4 in group (girls 19 & 21). We will eat br. there, everyone but spouse drinks water, 19 year old on WW so she will skip dessert (we can share if we are still hungry). Portions ARE large

    Hi Thea,

    It sounds like you've answered your own question.  For my family, the dining plan is great!  It enables us to pay for most of our vacation ahead of time, and we feel free to enjoy more character meals than we would if we were not on the plan.

    However, the dining plan is not the right option for every family.  It sounds like you would be better off paying out of pocket.   You won't feel compelled to overeat just to get your money's worth, and you'll be better able to support your daughter in her efforts.

    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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