So with that being said, let’s jump straight into it.Here are 30 surefire tips to help you make the most of your Disney Dining Plan. Get the dining plan if you plan on eating more that worth of food (per person).If you know for sure that you can eat more than worth of food, then get the plan. But also, don’t forget, Disney is pretty expensive so might be pretty easy to attain. Don’t go for the salad, go for the barbecue rubs and chicken combo (Flame Tree Barbecue at Animal Kingdom)! Undertand that table service meal credits are worth so maximize every dollar.Since you need to make the most out of I recommend that you order the most expensive things on the menu.The MDCard (student ID) will provide immediate access to the library, parking lots, as well as many additional services.Love it or hate it, the Disney Dining Plan gives guests the ability to focus more on their vacation and less about food costs.Worse case if you really want that salad, you can just order it additionally to your meal. If you’re on the dining plan, be sure to eat at the most expensive restaurants.Akershus Royal Banquet Hall, Ohana, Garden Grill, 1900 Park Fare Diner, and the seafood dinner buffet at Cape May Cafe are some of the most expensive 1 table service credit restaurants. Never buy water with your Disney Dining plan snack credit. When at Whispering Canyon, opt for the bottom milkshakes as your “non-alcoholic beverage.” There’s not better way to truly maximize your meal credit than opting for a milkshake instead of a soda, juice, coffee, or tea. Remember that gratuity is not included in the dining plan. Most dining plans will give you a free refillable resort mug which can be used on unlimited soda, tea, coffee, and water.
I don’t recommend that, but hey, if you love to eat, then why not. You might find yourself on your last day with 3 snack credits, yet no space in your stomach to eat any more.Buffets, especially character buffets (for dinner) are usually the most expensive restaurants. Character dinners are generally the most expensive, than most other meals, including character breakfasts. Use the dining plan (2 table service credits) at Cinderella’s Royal Table.One of the best is places to use your credit is Chef Mickey’s where an average meal costs around -45 a person. Use kid dining plan credits on adult entrees at quick service locations. This restaurant is really expensive and it requires you to prepay.Some quick service restaurants don’t offer a kid’s menu, so your kids will have to get an adult meal. By using your 2 dining credits, you’ll definitely save more money going this route as opposed to paying out of pocket. Use your dining plan snack credits during the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival or Flower and Garden Festival. Go for steak, lobster, milkshakes, and orange juice since these are the most expensive.Restaurants where this applies to include Casey’s Corner at Magic Kingdom, Catalina Eddie’s at Hollywood Studios, Golden Oak Outpost, Toluca Turkey Leg Company at Hollywood Studios, Sommerfest at the Germany Pavilion in Epcot, and Yorkshire Fish Shop at the United Kingdom Pavilion in Epcot, just to name a few. Never use the meal plan when dining at Signature Dining restaurants. Since these restaurants require 2 table-service credits (), you’ll never truly maximize your credit. You can actually use your snack credit (worth ) on tasting proportions during the Food and Wine Festival. I remember using my snack credit for a lobster roll which would’ve costed me .50. You should definitely skip the cheap salad and go for the filet mignon. Because there’s no limit as to how expensive your meal can get!
All in all, on average, it’s a pretty good bargain, if you do it right.