Mom And Daughter; Magic Kingdom; Cinderella's Castle; AA; Mickey Balloon
  • On Jan 11, 2015
    Shirley from QC 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 are 3 families of 4 traveling to Disney in July. When making dining reservations, is it more advantageous to book as a party of 12, or in 3 separate reservations, and do they charge the credit card when reserving or is it just used as a guarantee.

    Hi Shirley!

    Going to Walt Disney World with a big group of friends or family is so much fun!  I recently traveled with 23 of my family members and we had a great time and made so many magical memories!

    When I made our group's dining reservations, I always did it by phone with a dining specialist.  You can call 407-WDW-DINE (407-939-3463).  I made one reservation for the entire group.  They can't always seat you together, but there is a greater chance of that if you are all in one reservation.  Your dining specialist can help you with any questions about it.  

    Your credit card is used as a guarantee.  They will charge a fee if you don't show up for your reservation.  Some dinner shows may charge in advance, but most reservations will not require advance payment.  

    I hope this helps!  Have a magical trip, and please let me know if you have any other questions.  
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Meet the Panelist: Lori, Indiana

I am currently a homeschool, soccer mom to two active teenage boys. My family loves everything about Disney! Walt Disney World, Disneyland, runDisney, Disney Cruise Line and Disney Vacation Club have been a part of countless magical memories for us through the years. I cannot wait to help you make your own magical memories at Walt Disney World! Learn More About Lori

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