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  • On Sep 29, 2015
    Melissa from OH 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.

    Just saw that WDW is having a special offer of discounted room rates during my trip. If I book now with that plan but free dining becomes available during my stay would I be able to switch my package to have free dining instead of discounted room rates?

    Hi Melissa! Welcome back to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! I am so excited to answer this question. Nothing makes me happier than seeing a guest come back looking for more advice! We really love what we do and are always so excited to help!

    Since our family always is traveling on a tight budget, the only way that we travel to the Walt Disney World Resort is if we are able to take advantage of Special Offers. When we are able to save money on room/food, sometimes we can splurge on a special experience or maybe even an extra night.

    When I have booked a special offer in the past, if a better offer has come along, I always call the reservation line and ask a cast member to see if the offer that I want is available. The special offers are not guaranteed and are based upon availability and any other criteria that is stipulated during the time of the special offer. So to answer your question, there is a chance that if free dining comes along that you may be able to take advantage of it. Your best bet is to book your room now, watch for additional special offers, and if you see one that you want; call as soon as you can!

    I hope that you have a wonderful time! Thanks for visiting us again! We hope to see you real soon!

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Meet the Panelist: Heather, New York

I am a mom, wife, oncology  nurse, daydreamer, and wannabe Disney Princess. I am always dreaming about and planning my next Walt Disney World vacation. I have experiencing navigating the parks with babies, toddlers, tweens, multigenerational groups, as well as with special needs and food allergies. I love helping others plan their vacations and I am here to help make all of your dreams come true! Learn More About Heather

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