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  • On Apr 4, 2012
    Melanie from LA 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.

    Love yall so much. Everyone is always so helpful. We went to wdw the 1st week of dec 2011 and had free dining. We want to go again this year. What are the chances of free dining being offered again this year in dec. thanks

    Hi Melanie!

    Thanks for the kudos to the Moms Panel Team! We appreciate your feedback and we LOVE hearing from great, repeat Guests like you!

    There's no real way to know what fantastic offer Disney will offer next or what resorts or time periods it may cover. What I recommend is to book the Resort and Package you're comfortable with in terms of price & date. That way, if a special offer doesn't become available for your travel dates, you'll still enjoy the great vacation you had planned and budgeted for!

    Then, keep an eye on the Walt Disney World website's 'Special Offers' section, local newspaper and tv commercials!

    If and when a new offer comes out, call (407) 939-7675 and mention that you have an existing reservation and would like to switch to the "such and such" offer. The Cast Member will advise you of availability under the offer and can even help you compare to determine what's best for you! The offer may vary by resort level in terms of which properties have availability, what % discount is available or what 'free' add-ons such as dining are being offered.

    For example, I was once booked at Disney's Port Orleans French Quarter Resort when a 'Buy 4 nights Get 3 nights Free' offer came out. I called in, but that particular offer was sold out at POFQ. We couldn't receive a discount off our existing package price at a moderate resort, HOWEVER we ended up being able to upgrade to a Deluxe Resort under the new offer & our total package price remained almost exactly the same! We were thrilled!

    I hope you'll visit again soon with any additional questions you may have.

    Wishing you a very Magical time as you plan your Walt Disney World vacation Melanie!

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Meet the Panelist: Kirsten, Ontario

I'm a Canadian stay at home mom with 2 great kids. I've loved Walt Disney World since my own first trip at age 7. Now, my husband and I enjoy creating Disney vacation experiences with our children as often as possible. Each new visit is unique and Magical! Learn More About Kirsten

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