• On Nov 16, 2021
    Timothy from OK Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Can I use Disney Gift Cards to pay for table service meals?

    Hey there, hi there, ho there, Timothy! I am so glad you stopped by planDisney to ask your Walt Disney World vacation planning question! I see that you are arriving next week, which is super exciting! This is my favorite time of year to visit, I love all the holiday decorations, especially the giant Gingerbread House at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

    One of my favorite vacation budgeting tips is to purchase Disney Gift Cards for months leading up to your trip. I try to purchase mine from a local store where I get a slight discount on them, because every dollar saved helps! I then head to the Disney Gift Card website to combine the smaller cards onto a couple of cards with larger amounts (the limit for any Disney Gift Card is $1000). 

    Then, when I am on my vacation, I use those gift cards for all my purchases. From table service meals to souvenirs to snacks, I have never had trouble using a Disney Gift Card to pay. I do carry cash for tipping my servers. 

    One of the new features on the MyDisneyExperience mobile app is the ability to mobile order food from a quick service location and use a Disney Gift Card to pay. The app doesn’t remember the number, so you will need to put the number in each time you are paying. 

    I hope you have a wonderful holiday visit to The Most Magical Place on Earth. If you have time to visit Disney’s Beach Club Resort, the Gingerbread Carousel is The Little Mermaid themed and has 21 hidden golden Mickeys to find. We found 20 of them on our visit earlier this month. 

    Happy Traveling,
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Meet the Panelist: Tracy, Illinois

GAWRSH! Hiya pals! I am a Goofy-loving mom of 2, who is married to my real-life Prince Charming. My family supports my passion for all things Disney. Walt Disney World was my very first vacation, when I was just 3 months old, and I recently completed my 73rd trip to a Disney location! I have been fortune enough to parasail high above the Disney Fantasy, attend opening day of Batuu, snorkel in the lagoon at Disney's Aulani, and SO MUCH MORE! I can't wait to help you plan your Disney vacation! 

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