• On Aug 1, 2016
    Leslie from AR 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.

    How far in advance can I book a dining reservation if I'm staying at a Disney Resort?

    Hey Leslie!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! I'm happy to help answer your question about Advance Dining Reservations.

    Because you are staying at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel, you can begin making your Advance Dining Reservations 180 days before check-in plus up to 10 days of your on-property stay. This means that Disney Resort hotel Guests who are staying for 10 days can make reservations for the last day of their trip 190 days in advance, rather than just 180 days in advance. Hooray! Guests staying off-property can begin making Advance Dining Reservations 180 days prior to the start of their stay, but only on a day-by-day basis.

    You can make your dining reservations through My Disney Experience either online or via the My Disney Experience Mobile app. Of course, you can also call Disney Dining Reservations to speak with a Cast Member who can help you with your reservations.

    I hope this answers your question, Leslie. Please stop back again with any additional questions about your upcoming visit to Walt Disney World Resort.

    Happy Planning!
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Meet the Panelist: Erin, Pennsylvania

I'm a wife, mom to three amazing girls (ages 10, 8 and 5) and lover of all-things-Disney! For our family of five, there is nothing more magical than a Walt Disney World Resort vacation (except, perhaps, the unforgettable memories that accompany those vacations!). I enjoy planning our Walt Disney World vacations almost as much as I love taking them, and I would love to share my tips and experiences with you so that you can get the most out of your next Walt Disney World vacation!  Learn More About Erin

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