Kilimanjaro Safaris; Animal Kingdom; AA
  • On Jul 24, 2009
    Devone from KY 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.

    We will be in Disney 9/6-9/10. We are trying to plan ahead so therefore have made several reservations at various restaraunts. With a 2yr old and 10mo old, things don't always go as planned. Will we be "penalized" for not arriving at a dining res

    With little ones, there is often a need to modify your plans on the go.

    If you're not going to make a reservation, the courteous thing to do is call Disney Dining at 407-WDW-DINE to cancel. This way they can release your slot to another guest. But even if you don't cancel, for the majority of dining experiences at WDW, there is no penalty if you miss your reservation. In most cases, you will not be charged if you do not show for your meal.

    The only penalties assessed for restaurant no-shows are in cases where you needed to leave a credit card number to pay for or hold a reservation. These restaurants are Cinderella's Royal Table, Victoria & Alberts, California Grill, the dinner shows, and a few others. If you are a no-show for these meals, your credit card would be charged a fee. If you are dining at one of these meals, this policy was explained to you at the time you made your reservation.

    Have a wonderful family trip to WDW!
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Meet the Panelist: Erin, New York

I have three teenage daughters. We're DVC members obsessed with Disney travel. We've been to Walt Disney World countless times and have visited Disneyland & Disneyland Paris. We've taken several Adventures by Disney and Disney Cruise trips. Learn More About Erin

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