Disney’s NEW Dining Plan Is Available- “Disney Dining Plan Plus”

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Disney’s newest dining plan option is here, the “Disney Dining Plus Plan.” Guests will enjoy the flexibility of dining their way each and every day. Here’s what’s included:

  • 2 Meals Per Night of Stay – Any combination of Table-Service and Quick-Service Meals
  • 2 Snacks or Nonalcoholic Beverages Per Night of Stay
  • 1 Resort Refillable Mug*
  • Important Details:
  • Beverages are included with each meal. Guests under 21 years of age may choose from a variety of nonalcoholic beverages. Guests 21 and older may substitute for beer, wine and cocktails.
  • Reservations at Table-Service restaurants are subject to availability.
  • Guests ages 3 to 9 must order from a children’s menu, where available.
  • The specific number of meal options and snacks are determined by the number of nights included in the package stay. However, meals can be rolled over and redeemed in any order throughout the vacation.

*Each Guest ages 3 and over will receive a Resort Refillable Mug, which is eligible for refills at self-service beverage islands at Quick-Service locations at any Disney Resort hotel.

Here’s What’s Included:

Quick-Service Meal– Meals redeemed at breakfast, lunch or dinner will include:

  • 1 Entrée
  • 1 Nonalcoholic Beverage (or Alcoholic Beverage, for Guests 21 and older)

Table-Service Meal– Meals redeemed at breakfast will include:

  • 1 Entrée
  • 1 Nonalcoholic Beverage (or Alcoholic Beverage, for Guests 21 and older)

-OR-

  • 1 Full Buffet** or Family-Style Meal
  • 1 Nonalcoholic Beverage (or Alcoholic Beverage, for Guests 21 and older)

Meals redeemed at lunch or dinner will include:

  • 1 Entrée
  • 1 Dessert*
  • 1 Nonalcoholic Beverage (or Alcoholic Beverage, for Guests 21 and older)

-OR-

  • 1 Full Buffet** or Family-Style Meal
  • 1 Nonalcoholic Beverage (or Alcoholic Beverage, for Guests 21 and older)

*Ask your server about potential substitutions, but substitutions are not guaranteed. **If available.

Alcoholic Beverages– Guests 21 and older may choose either one nonalcoholic beverage or one-single serving mixed cocktail, beer or wine (where offered) as part of their meal credit.

A single-serving alcoholic beverage includes items such as:

  • Beer or Cider
  • Wine or Sangria
  • Mixed Drinks and Specialty Cocktails

Nonalcoholic Beverages– Guests 10 years of age and older can choose one nonalcoholic beverage (including specialty beverages where offered) as part of their meal credit.

A single-serving nonalcoholic beverage includes items such as:

  • Artisanal Milkshakes
  • Fresh Smoothies
  • Premium Hot Chocolate
  • Soda, Coffee or Tea

What’s Included in Your Snack– At Quick-Service restaurants, most Outdoor Carts and select merchandise locations, snacks may include a single serving of items such as:

  • Frozen ice cream novelty, popsicle or fruit bar
  • Popcorn scoop
  • 12 oz. coffee, hot chocolate or hot tea
  • Prepackaged milk or juice
  • Piece of whole fruit
  • Bag of snacks
  • 20 oz. bottle of Coca-Cola®, Sprite® or Dasani® water
  • 20 oz. fountain soft drink
What’s Not Included
  • Items that are more than a single serving (such as a box of doughnuts or a jar of peanut butter)
  • Items (such as popcorn or drinks) that are served in a souvenir container
  • Items sold from recreational rental counters
  • Items considered to be merchandise (such as bottle toppers, glow cubes and bottle straps)
  • Special dining events offered at certain Table-Service locations

Other Magical Dining Experiences to Redeem Table-Service Meals

Character Dining
Dine with some of your favorite Disney Characters! Have your camera ready for this experience that adds a little extra magic to your Table-Service meal.

Please note that Cinderella’s Royal Table requires 2 Table-Service meal credits per Guest. All other Character Dining experiences only require 1 Table-Service credit per Guest.

Merchandise or photo imaging products that may be offered for sale at Character Dining Experiences are not included. Gratuities are not included unless otherwise noted.

Signature Dining Restaurants
Experience an elegant Table-Service option with a wide selection of cuisines ranging from traditional African, Indian and Mediterranean to premium steaks and fresh seafood.

Each meal from a Signature Dining restaurant on the Disney Dining Plan and the Disney Dining Plan Plus includes:

  • 1 Entrée
  • 1 Nonalcoholic Beverage (or Alcoholic Beverage, for Guests 21 and older)
  • 1 Dessert

Two Table-Service meals for each Signature Dining restaurant meal ordered will be redeemed from each Guest’s meal plan balance.

The dress code for Signature Dining restaurants is Resort casual. Not permitted in dining room: tank tops, swimsuits or swimsuit cover-ups, hats for gentlemen, cutoffs, torn clothing of any kind or T-shirts with offensive language and/or graphics.

Dinner at Be Our Guest Restaurant
Feast on French-inspired fare in one of our elaborately themed rooms-straight out of the beloved Disney classic!

2 Table-Service meals will be redeemed per person for dinner at Be Our Guest Restaurant.

Dinner Shows
Enjoy family-style dining with live entertainment at a themed dinner show.

The Disney Dining Plan Plus can be used for Category 2 or Category 3 seating at all Dinner Shows (subject to availability) and Category 1 seating at the 8:30 PM Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue (subject to availability). Please pick up your Dinner Show ticket at the Concierge Desk in your Disney Resort hotel prior to arriving at the show.

All Dinner Shows require advance reservations. 2 meals for each Dinner Show meal ordered will be redeemed from each Guest’s meal plan balance.
Private In-Room Dining
Indulge in the comfort and convenience of dining in your room at select Disney Resort hotels.Each Private In-Room Dining meal on the Disney Dining Plan and the Disney Dining Plan Plus includes:

  • 1 Entrée
  • 1 Dessert (lunch and dinner)
  • 1 Nonalcoholic Beverage (or Alcoholic Beverage, for Guests 21 and older)

Two meals for each Private In-Room Dining meal ordered will be redeemed from each Guest’s meal plan balance. Gratuities are included.Please note: Dining Plans are not accepted for Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort Private Dining.

Pizza Delivery
Each Pizza Delivery meal includes:

  • 1 Pizza Entrée Item
  • 2 Single-serving Nonalcoholic Beverages (or Alcoholic Beverages, for Guests 21 and older)
  • 2 Desserts

A total of 2 adult meals will be redeemed from your meal plan balance for each Pizza Delivery meal. Gratuities are included.

Disney’s Dining Plan Plus will cost $94.61 per adult/per night, and $35.00 per child/per night. Tax is included in those prices. A child is ages 3-9 and and adult is ages 10 and up.

For more information on Disney’s new Disney Dining Plan Plus, or to book your dream Walt Disney World vacation, visit our friends at Academy Travel. They’re services are free and with over 25 years in the travel industry, you can book with confidence when using Academy Travel.


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