Disney Character Dining Options

Just after determining where you’ll stay, when you’ll travel, and how many days worth of tickets you need, what you plan to eat has become a huge Disney World vacation decision. Disney Character Dining Options are now more plentiful, meals that are way more expensive than counter service food items or breakfast in your own hotel room. Can you afford them, and where should you go?

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Disney Advanced Dining Reservations

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Disney Advanced Dining Reservations have become a huge part of modern day Disney vacations. When people plan their vacation to Walt Disney World, there are so many decisions to make. Guests have to decide where to stay, how many days to spend in the parks, which parks to visit, which FastPasses they want, and my favorite decision – where to eat. Disney allows guests to make dining reservations 180 days before their vacation. While there are a lot of out of this world choices for dining, there are some restaurants that are very popular, and they can be locations where it is hard to get the Disney Advanced Dining Reservations (also called ADRs.)

There are some guests that love to have their ADRs all planned out and put into their itinerary and then there are some guests that feel that is too structured.

Let’s take a look at why booking in advance can make your vacation life easier.

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Cheapskate Princess Pros & Cons for FREE Disney Dining

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By Erin Johnson

FREE DISNEY DINING!

These three words, when put together, create magic and pixie dust for all vacationers dreaming of their next Walt Disney World adventure! You are saving so much money when you buy the Disney Dining Plans for your vacation. But, getting them for free? Are you kidding? That sounds perfect, right? Well, it can be. And sometimes it can be…a little less than perfect.

I have put together a list of pros and cons to help our Cheapskate Princess readers answer some very frequently asked questions. If you are planning your Disney vacation around a possible free dining offer, or you are just trying to learn what free dining is all about, these pros and cons will definitely help! [Read more…]