• On Feb 9, 2018
    Isaac from OH 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.

    My friend is going to plan a cruise & she heard about an alternative meal plan. What is that?

    Hi there, Isaac!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel!  I am glad you stopped by with your question! 

    Disney Cruise Line definitely knows how to do dining!  When a Guest books a vacation, they can choose which dinner seating time they would prefer – early/main or second seating.  Early seating is approx. 5:45PM and second seating is around 8:15PM.  Both allow Guests to see nightly entertainment, as each night there are two performances of the show.  Early diners go to second show and vice versa!  Main dining room rotations are set for you so Guests get to experience the variety of dining experiences.  

    In addition to dining in the main dining room, Guests have a variety of other options for food throughout the day.  There is a buffet restaurant for a buffet breakfast and lunch; lunch is buffet or a sit-down restaurant.  Guests can also grab fast service options such as chicken fingers (my fav!), burgers and sandwiches from pool side snack stands.  And 24 hour Room Service is also available - love the cake of the day options!

    Disney Cruise Line can also address a variety of dietary allergies and restrictions.  If this is needed, please note your online reservation and the servers will make sure all your needs are taken care of once aboard.  

    I hope this can help address the different alternative dining options that Guests have to choose from while sailing onboard with Disney Cruise Line.  I can assure you that no one goes hungry while on vacation!

    Happy Sailing!
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Meet the Panelist: Stephanie, Texas

Hello from Texas!  I am a stay-at-home mom to two young boys and a Disney Cruise Line addict!  In my circle of friends and family I am the one that people reach out to for information on Disney vacations.  My family loves seeing the world aboard Disney's amazing ships and I look forward to helping you plan your own magical Disney Cruise Line vacation!   Learn More About Stephanie

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