• On Oct 15, 2016
    Kim from OR Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    why do I need a credit card if I have the dining plan

    Hello and welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel!

    What a great question and one that I am sure many guests have asked themselves.  The dining plan is a must with every Walt Disney World resort vacation.  There is no better way to keep your food budget in check.  The DDP requires that a credit card be used as a guarantee in case you do not make it to your dining destination and did not cancel in advance.  Of course, you will not be charged if you show.  Please make sure to read the cancellation policy with every dining reservation you set. 

    Diane's Tip of the Day:  If you are looking for some great dining outside of the Disney Parks, Disney Springs offers some unique dining experiences that you will love.

    Have a MAGICAL  day and "SEE YOU REAL SOON!"

    ~Diane G. 
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Meet the Panelist: Diane, Texas

Hello! My name is Diane and I am a mother of three great boys (ages 21, 17 and 16) and a fantastic wife from the great state of Texas!   A Walt Disney World vacation will leave you with many beautiful memories to last a lifetime. Learn More About Diane

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