Mother, Son, Giraffe, Kilimanjaro Safaris, Animal Kingdom, Savannah
  • On May 30, 2011
    Mary from PA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    Hi!! This will be our first trip to Disney and we purchased the dining package. I was wondering when the package takes effect?? We will be checking in on a Monday and will not be going to a park until Tuesday. Does the meal plan start the day we arrive??

    Hi Mary! How exciting to be planning your family's first trip to Walt Disney World! You'll receive your meal credits on the Disney Dining Plan as soon as you check into your resort. Each person in your party receives credits for each night of your stay. For example, if you're on the regular Disney Dining Plan and you're staying for 4 nights, each person will receive credits for 4 table-service meals, 4 quick-service meals and 4 snacks. You can use these credits at any time during your stay. On the days you're not planning to visit the parks, you can use your credits to dine at the restaurants in the Disney resort hotels or participating restaurants at Downtown Disney.

    Hope your first visit is magical! Come visit us again at the Moms Panel if you have more questions! We'd love to help!
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Meet the Panelist: Amanda, North Carolina

I'm a busy mom of two from North Carolina who loves to find ways to stretch a Disney Dollar so that I can enjoy the luxury of Disney's deluxe resorts and fine dining. Learn More About Amanda

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