Mom And Son Spaceship Earth
  • On Feb 7, 2012
    Brenda from CA 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.

    Hello, I just wanted to know if there is a fee to make reservations for the restaurants. We will be heading to WDW in August. Can we make reservations even if we do not buy the dining plans?. If there is a reservation fee, do you know how much it is?

    Hi Brenda!!!

    Thank you for allowing me to be a part of your Disney Vacation Planning!!  I know that you will have an awesome time in August!!!

    None of the Disney Restaurants require a fee to book an Advance Dining Reservation.  Effective October 2011, many restaurants implemented a credit card guarantee with a 24 hour cancellation notice.  There are different cancellation fees for cancelling for under 24 hours for different restaurants.  The cancellation fee with be noted in the Terms and Conditions before you book your reservation.

    Anyone can make an Advance Dining Reservation.  It doesn't matter if you are or aren't on the Disney Dining Plan.  We have made many reservations when not on the dining plan.

    Just a reminder that you can book up to 180 days out from your desired reservation date.   Since you arrive on August 19th, your 180 day point will be coming up very soon (February 21st to be exact).

    Please let us know if you have any additional Disney Vacation Planning questions!!

    Have a magical day!!

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Meet the Panelist: Scott, Georgia

Hi. My name is Scott and I am from North Georgia. I have been married for over 10 years and have 1 son. I am a middle school Assistant Principal. I am excited to be a Dad on the WDW Moms Panel and can't wait to help you in your Disney Vacation Planning! Learn More About Scott

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