Character Dining at Riveria
  • On May 17, 2022
    Jodi from PA Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    What happens if a manage a desired walk up reservation but then subsequently need to cancel a previous reservation within the 24Hr window? Will I be charged a cancelation fee or can a cast member help me avoid the fee?

    Hello Jodi!

    I love trying different restaurants at Walt Disney World during my vacations! My goal is to dine at all the Walt Disney World restaurants eventually.

    Securing an Advanced Dining Reservation at a popular Walt Disney World restaurant is a thing to be celebrated! If you are within the 24-hour window of your Advanced Dining Reservation and you decide to cancel it, you will be charged a cancellation fee per person. If you think you won't be able to go to your Advanced Dining Reservation, I recommend that you cancel it before the 24-hour window starts to avoid the fee. If you are trying for a walk-up reservation at another restaurant, my tip is to choose another meal (like breakfast or dinner if your Advanced Dining Reservation is for lunch) to get a walk-up reservation so you will not have to cancel your original Advanced Dining Reservation.

    I hope you have many magical meals on your next Walt Disney World vacation!

    Marc L.
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Meet the Panelist: Marc, New York

I am a single Father to one incredible boy.  I would love nothing more than to provide people with Disney vacation planning that will enable them to have a new experience or make their Disney vacation just a little more magical! Learn More About Marc

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