• On Jan 25, 2018
    Holly from AZ Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    I'm trying to decide which week would be less crowded? Either Memorial week or first week in June? Also, is getting the quick service dining a cost effective savings & is there a place on the web last list prices for quick service options?

    Hey there, Holly! Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel. We're happy to help you plan a magical and unforgettable visit to the Walt Disney World Resort!

    Holly, crowd predictions are not a perfect science and are crowd levels are affected by many factors. That being said, when I'm planning, I'll usually check online crowd calendars that are not always accurate, but they have a pretty good gauge from tracking crowds throughout the years. You can do a quick search and compare. My go-to is undercover tourist. Keep in mind that a busy day, with some good planning, will still be a magical day at Disney!

    When it comes to planning budget and meals at Disney, checking prices is key to figuring out what your best options are. If you do another quick search online for a dining plan calculator, you'll find some handy number-crunching tools that will help. Because prices can change without notice, it's better to go with a general figure and round up to give you a cushion. You can find general pricing on the menu links on the site. Add it up and see if the Disney Dining Plan is a good fit for this visit. For me, the dining plan is convenient because I get to pre-pay for most of my meals and it's one less thing to worry about when I'm on vacation enjoying the magic and tasty food!

    Pro-tip! Make sure you mark your calendar for your important planning dates. 180-Days before your desired date for Advanced Dining Reservations and 60-days for your FastPass+.

    I hope this helps as you continue to dream up and plan your visit. Please come back and see us again with any additional questions!

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Meet the Panelist: Emille, Florida

Hi! My name is Emille. I’m a mom of two and wife to a wonderful fellow Disney nerd! As a current Florida resident and Annual Passholder, I love being able to visit the Walt Disney World Resort frequently. When I’m not at the Parks, you can find me leading worship at my local church or traveling with a prison ministry I sing and speak for. I look forward to answering your questions and sharing some of my favorite tips to help you plan your next magical Walt Disney World vacation! Learn More About Emille

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