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  • On Jan 27, 2020
    Shawn from MN Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    why do I need to select a payment method to make a dining reservation

    Hi Shawn!

    Your trip is coming up so quickly!  I hope you are getting really excited.  I know I always bounce around my house like Tigger when I have a vacation on the horizon.   I hope you have a wonderful time.   Shawn, you've come to the right place.   The Disney Parks Moms Panelists love to answer questions and you have asked a great one.  It's my pleasure to help you out today.

    When making dining reservations at Walt Disney World a credit card guarantee is required.  For most dining locations a per person cancellation fee is charged to this card if you do not show up to your reservation or cancel a reservation after 11:59 PM the day prior to the meal.  Please know that some restaurants cancellation policies may be different but you will see these when you make the advanced dining reservation.  Guests will also receive an email with the cancellation policy on it for each reservation made.   

    Please remember to check your My Disney Experience mobile app when you are on vacation,  this will be an extreme help to you.  You will be able to check your dining reservation times, Disney FastPass+ selection times as well as current attraction wait times and park hours.   It's a wonderful tool.   

    I hope this has helped.  Please pop in again anytime.  It's always fun to lend a helping hand to a fellow Guest.

    Dream as Dreamers Do,


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Meet the Panelist: Jennifer, Alabama

Hello, my name is Jen, and my family and I call the Gulf Coast of Alabama home. I am a mom to 2 rowdy Pirates and a beautiful teenage Princess. I've been showing my "Disney Side" since I was a small child and I can't wait to share the abundance of Pixie-Dusted knowledge I have acquired about the Most Magical Place on Earth with you and your family! Learn More About Jennifer

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