• On Jul 15, 2017
    Dana from MI 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.

    Can I make dining reservations farther than 180 days out if I secure it with my credit card??

    Hi, Dana!

    I love that you want to get your dining booked! My family is all about the wonderful restaurants around Walt Disney World, so we like to book as soon as possible to make sure to reserve all of our favorite locations.

    The booking window for dining reservations opens up 180 days in advance. If you are staying at a Disney Resort hotel, the bookings still open up 180 days in advance, BUT you can book your entire stay (up to 10 days). It is nice to get all your reservations made at one time. Regardless of when you book or where you are staying, reservations must have a credit card guarantee to hold the date and time for your party.

    While there are many great dining locations to enjoy with reservations, don't forget some of the wonderful quick service options. With quick service, there is no need for a reservation. Simply walk up and order when you are ready to dine! One of my new favorite locations is the Satu'li Canteen in Disney's Animal Kingdom. You simply must try the cheeseburger pods! There is even a mobile ordering option so your food is waiting upon arrival. It is even fun to order a meal at Walt Disney World!

    Wishing you many delicious meals during your visit to Walt Disney World.

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Meet the Panelist: Cathy, Ohio

Hi, I'm Cathy from Cleveland. I love to travel, especially in the winter to escape the snow and cold of Ohio! My husband and 2 kids share my enthusiasm for travel, so we enjoy our adventures together whether it is hiking at a National Park, sailing on a Disney Cruise Ship, or going to Walt Disney World which is our home away from home. My husband proposed to me in front of Cinderella Castle and we have not stopped visiting ever since! It's a blast helping guests here at planDisney! 
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