• On May 31, 2012
    Dwan from TX 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 visiting WDW Sept 15-21 this year. My question is that time of year is it really important to make reservations for all our TS meals? Ive made BBB and cindarella castle reservations. Wanted to have more flexibilty if possible.

    Hi Dwan!

    Thank you for visiting the Moms Panel!

    I would definitely recommend that you make some advance dining reservations.  I know it feels as if you are pre-planning your every move, but without reservations you will probably be disappointed as many restaurants become fully booked, especially with the popularity of the Disney Dining Plan.  I have all our Disney dining booked for July/August - we do not dine on-property every night, but for those that are at Walt Disney World, I have made reservations.  We often change our plans, but as long as we cancel 24 hours before, there is no cancellation fee.  All dining reservations can be made online, or by calling (US number) 00-1-407 939 3463 up to 180 days ahead of time.  It's a good decision to have already booked Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique and Cinderella's Royal Table, as these are very popular and become booked up quickly.

    I would be very happy to help you make decisions about where to dine.  If you would like to send me details about your children's preferences - boys or girls, and their ages - I could suggest some restaurants that you all would enjoy.  I can recommend character dining, theme park dining and some great restaurants in the Walt Disney World Resort hotels.  Please send me a direct question, and I'll do my best to suggest some great restaurants for your family.  Also, if you have any other holiday planning questions, I would be happy to help you with those too.

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Meet the Panelist: Susan, United Kingdom

Hi, I'm Sue from England, and am very proud to be a member of the 2012 Walt Disney World Moms Panel. I love visiting Walt Disney World and I look forward to answering your questions when you are planning your magical vacation to Walt Disney World. Learn More About Susan

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