• On Jul 9, 2017
    Eric from TX Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Can you share meals at the table service locations or will you be billed on the dining plan for each party member? I am just trying to get a good idea of which plan I will need as I would like to try as many places as I can.

    Dear Eric,

    Thank you so much for reaching out to us here at the Disney Parks Moms Panel with your question about the Disney Dining Plan.

    I understand wanting to be very careful about how you use your Disney Dining Plan meal credits. At character or buffet meals, or at dinner shows, you will be using a Table-Service credit (or two, depending on the restaurant or dining experience) per PERSON, and there is no sharing of credits. The way that I think of it is that you are paying more for the experience for those meals, so you must use your credits. 

    When you are at a Table-Service restaurant that is not a fixed price but is more of an order per entree type of thing, then you can split a meal if you are not that hungry. If you are splitting a credit, then you will only have one beverage, one entree, and one dessert, of course.

    When it comes to Quick-Service meals, it is super easy to split a meal and just to use one Quick-Service credit for two people if your appetite is not that big for a particular meal. 

    I hope that helps with your magical planning!

    - Jan K. 
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Meet the Panelist: Jan, New Jersey

Hello there, Mouseketeers! I am a mother of three and live with my beautiful wife in New Jersey! I spent many years as a Registered Nurse in a pediatric intensive care unit, and I am now a professor of Nursing. I volunteer in my community and I enjoy taking my children here, there, and everywhere. I love to help my friends and family plan their Walt Disney World Resort vacations and I'm thrilled to be a planDisney Panelist to do just that! Learn More About Jan

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