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  • On Mar 2, 2012
    Vanessa from TX Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    We are a party of 12 we have 3 vacation packages of 4 (includind dinning plan) booked diner's togther. How would we do tip? We where told that we can leave $ on card for tip but not everyone wants to do that pls advise. At buffet are tips 18%?

    Hi there Vanessa and congrats on your Disney vacation!  

    No problem at all!  Prior to ordering, just let your server know that you are all on the Dining Plan, and that you want separate checks. This way, each person/party will be able to take care of the gratuity however they wish, be it cash, room charge, or credit card.  Each split check will reflect the mandatory 18% gratuity, and with separate checks, there should be no confusion and each party will be free to pay using the most personally preferred method.  

    For parties of 6 or more, 18% gratuity is automatically added to the total of every check...even buffets.

    Thanks for the question, and if you need more information or clarification, please ask me!

    -Amanda F.
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Meet the Panelist: Amanda, California

Greetings from California! I am here to help make your visit to the Disney Parks as pixie-dusted as possible! As a regular to both Disneyland and Walt Disney World, I am ready to put my coast-to-coast Disney Parks knowledge to work for YOU! Learn More About Amanda

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