• On Feb 5, 2020
    Nicola 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.

    Hi how far in advance do you need to cancel a dining reservation without being charged?

    Hello, Nicola,

    Thank you for sending your question to the Disney Parks Moms Panel.  To cancel a dining reservation, as long as you cancel before 11:59 PM Eastern Time the day before, you should avoid a cancellation charge in most cases. You can cancel a reservation online, on your My Disney Experience mobile app, or in person at a Disney Resort Lobby Concierge or at any of the Guest Relations located throughout Walt Disney World. However, you do want to check the individual restaurant's policy at the time you made your reservation and in your email confirmation since each restaurant has its own cancellation policy. 

    Wishing you a Disney day!  Please let us know if you have any further questions. -Kara
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Meet the Panelist: Kara, Nebraska

I am a retired teacher with a family of 3 adult sons who have grown up through Disney. I am known by friends as the Star Wars loving Disney Nerd who always wants to serve up tips and ideas of how to make visits to Walt Disney World special and magical.  Learn More About Kara

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