Disney Dining Plan Basics

By Heidi

Welcome to those of you joining me from Disney Mamas and those of you just hopping aboard. I am the Final stop on our Magical Blogorail. This week, we are focusing on some of the Disney Vacation Basics. If you familiarize yourself with the topics we’re sharing about this month, you can plan a very successful Disney trip!

Our family first took advantage of the Disney Dining Plan during a Free Dining promotion in January 2012. The dining plan wasn’t something that I’d have ever considered paying for out-of-pocket (remember: I’m a confessed cheapskate). We had dined with friends at Mama Melrose’s a few years previous to that trip and were amazed by the huge amount of food they got through the dining plan. Honestly, at the time, it seemed like a waste to me.

However, after experiencing it for ourselves, I have to say that we love the Disney Dining Plan. The kids and I went back in September of 2012 (also during a free dining promotion). After that, rumors started floating around that Disney was doing away with free dining promotions. Fortunately, though, that hasn’t yet been the …read more

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