• On Jan 12, 2017
    Chris from NJ 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.

    Hello - if my family of three is at a table service meal, and my wife doesn't want a big meal, can I use two table service credits and pay out-of-pocket for her? Thanks in advance.

    Hi Chris!

    Great question! The beauty of the Disney Dining Plans is that you can use the credits at your leisure. Here's what typically occurs when you arrive at your table service restaurant, your server will ask you if anyone at the table has a dining plan. This is your opportunity to let him or her know that while everyone has a dining plan, your spouse would prefer to pay out of pocket for her meal. Your server will make a note of it and/or possibly split the check to avoid confusion. I recently used a deluxe dining plan and there were instances where it made more sense to pay for a meal at one restaurant and use double credits at another. 

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    It has been a pleasure assisting you! Please feel free to send in any other questions you may have.

    Happy Planning!

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Meet the Panelist: Yael, Florida

As a native Floridian, I've experienced the Disney Parks in every stage of life: as a child, a teenager, a newlywed, and now as a mom of three. My journey through the magic of Walt Disney World Resort has been filled with unforgettable moments and invaluable insights. Whether you're planning your first or your 100th visit, I'm eager to share my cherished memories and tried-and-true planning tips with you. Let's make your Disney experience as magical as mine have been! Learn More About Yael

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