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  • On May 1, 2012
    Tabitha from ON 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 are planning our 2nd trip (think we are addicted) for feb or march 2013 (so we can be there for dd bday) does disney do their free dining around then?? when would that info be released??

    Hi Tabitha!

    Being "addicted" to Walt Disney World is a fairly common trait around here!

    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 always recommend is to book the Resort & 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 & budgeted for.

    Then, keep an eye on the Walt Disney World website's 'Special Offers' section often!
    If a new offer comes out, call (407) 939-7675 & mention that you have an existing reso & would like to switch to the "such & such" offer. The Cast Member will advise you of availability under the offer & 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 (which is a great choice!) 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 me again with any additional questions you may have.
    Wishing you a very Magical time planning your next Walt Disney World vacation to celebrate your daughter's birthday Tabitha!

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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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