Mom With Kids After Run
  • On Apr 7, 2010
    Stacey from NB 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.

    Thank you so much for answering my question, you are all so wonderfully helpful. SO, to clarify, if there are 5 on my friends party and 5 on ours, our gratuity would be at our discretion? Could be do ADR for a table of 10 and do separate bills though?

    Hi, Stacey!   Here is how it will work:   book your Advance Dining Reservation for your ENTIRE party.  When you are ordering let the cast member how you want the check divided.   Regardless of how you are paying, because there are 6 or more at your table, you will be charged 18% gratuity on your portion.  

    Here is an example:  I recently had a sit-down meal with 7 other moms.  We each had our own check, so mine was $20 plus 18% gratuity ($3.60,) so my total bill was $23.60.   The automatic gratuity is based on the total number of guests at your table, not how the checks are divided. 

    So, YES, you can have separate checks, but the 18% will automatically be added on.  I think you will find your service to be excellent, and if for some reason you have a problem and feel the 18% is not appropriate, ask to see a manager.     

    It sounds like you will have a really great time with your party of 10!   Let me know if you need one more - I'll be happy to stop by!  
thumbnail image for Cathy

Meet the Panelist: Cathy, Ohio

Hi, I'm Cathy from Cleveland. I love to travel, especially in the winter to escape the snow and cold of Ohio! My husband and 2 kids share my enthusiasm for travel, so we enjoy our adventures together whether it is hiking at a National Park, sailing on a Disney Cruise Ship, or going to Walt Disney World which is our home away from home. My husband proposed to me in front of Cinderella Castle and we have not stopped visiting ever since! It's a blast helping guests here at planDisney! 
Learn More About Cathy

Didn't find what you were looking for? Click the Ask a Question button to open the Ask a Question dialogue box. If you are not logged in a dialogue box will appear to signin in order to ask a question.

To submit your question, please sign in now if you have not already done so.

Ask a QuestionOpens the Ask a Question dialog box.

Update Browser

For a better experience browsing this website, please download an updated version of Internet Explorer.

Or you can continue browsing without updating.