• On May 11, 2017
    Veronica from PA 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.

    We go to disney every year, for the past few years, I'm on the computer at 180 days out at 6 am to get reservations, there are none for things like be our guest or the castle, what has changed?

    Hello Veronica and thanks for asking the Disney Parks Moms Panel such a great question. 
    You sound very much like me in that you love to plan towards a practically perfect in every way magical vacation to Walt Disney World Resort, in fact I'd even go as far as to say that planning for me is almost half the fun of my trip! 
    It can be rather tricky sometimes to try and secure Advanced Dining Reservations for those ever popular dining spots like Be Our Guest Restaurant or Cinderella's Royal Table, but as I always say - do keep on trying because you never just know when a little Disney magic is going to happen!  
    My top tips for trying to secure Advanced Dining Reservations are to keep on trying right up until the day before you want to dine; this sometimes works as people do change their plans - even at the last minute.  Plus why not take a chance and just walk up to the restaurant podium and enquire if they have any tables free - as I said, you never just know!
    In addition you might also wish to try Akershus Royal Banquet Hall or 1900 Park Fare as some magical Disney dining alternatives to Be Our Guest Restaurant or Cinderella's Royal Table. 
    Wishing you pixie dusted planning for your upcoming trip to Walt Disney World Resort. 
    Have a great Disney day. 
    ~ Jane 
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Meet the Panelist: Jane, United Kingdom

As the UK "Mum" on the planDisney Panel I'm able to assist those lucky Guests visiting Walt Disney World Resort from the United Kingdom who generally enjoy a whole 2 week magical stay. The planning and organising of resorts, Advance Dining Reservations and extra pixie dusted holiday fun for solo travellers, large or small family groups is my absolute pleasure! Learn More About Jane

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