• On Apr 28, 2024
    Emma catherine from London Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    I am from uk and looking to book book free dining 2025 package for January. If I book to to stay at 2 deluxe resorts can this all be in one booking? Will I still have free dining for the the whole stay or does it have to be two separate bookings?

    Hi Emma Catherine!
    Welcome to planDisney.

    It's always a pleasure to assist my fellow guests from the UK, and with the exciting announcement of the "Free Dining & Drinks" being offered as part of a package for us in 2025, many of us are working out the best way to add this to our holiday reservation.  It's too good to miss!

    This special offer is now available to be booked with the Walt Disney Travel Company International for select dates in 2025.  A dining plan can only be added to a package - that is a Disney hotel resort and ticket package.  So you can add it to your first deluxe hotel reservation which includes your park tickets, but it cannot be added to your 2nd hotel reservation at a different deluxe resort as that is for the hotel only.  I know how disappointing this is because I ran into a similar situation myself last year.

    The only solution to this would be to change your reservation to stay at one Disney Resort hotel for your entire stay.  I completely understand that this is not what you want to do!  I love the idea of a split-stay, so I would do some calculations to see if it would be worth it to have your dining plan for the whole stay, with the inconvenience and additional expense of changing your plans (depending on which hotel you are choosing for your complete stay).

    Staying at a deluxe resort hotel qualifies you for the Disney Dining Plan and you will receive your Disney dining plan when you check-in to your first hotel, and it is valid until midnight of your check-out day.

    The Resort Refillable Mug that you each receive at the beginning of your holiday as part of the dining plan will be valid for 14 days, so you can continue to use that for the whole of your holiday.  You may refill these mugs at any Disney Resort hotel, including those you are not staying at - you'll find the beverage stations close to the quick-service locations.

    If you need further clarification about the Disney Dining Plans, or anything else, please come back and visit us again, and you can send me a direct question if you wish.  We will be happy to help you plan your magical holiday to Walt Disney World!

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