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  • On Jun 25, 2011
    Shirley from MO 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're planning to bring grandkids(2) and their parents to DW next June. Is the dining plan really worth it for small children (6 and 3)? Would we be better off taking our chances with reservations once we arrive?


    I love the Dining Plan. It is so fun to me to have already paid for your meal. Then you just focus on the food!

    But is it worth it for your 6 and 3 year old? Maybe. If they are big eaters and you guys want to eat at a lot of different restaurants, then I say yes. If they can survive on a carrot stick and a lick of a cheerio, then it might be better to just pay as you go so you could split meals between the two of them.

    Now about reservations--YES! You need reservations! Especially if you are trying to get a character meal or some other popular restaurant, they book up so early.

    Reservations and the Dining Plan are not connected, so you can still make reservations any time by calling 407-WDW-DINE.

    Have a magical vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Amanda, Georgia

I'm a happy stay-at-home to two preschool kids. I've been visiting Disney World since I was three years old and it has been a part of my life ever since! I'm excited to help you plan your magical vacation---and the magical memories that will go with it! Learn More About Amanda

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