It’s finally here!!!!
After a lot of anticipation, Walt Disney World has finally officially announced that Free Dining is back for select dates for this fall and winter and is now available.
Free Dining is being offered if guests book a non-discounted package by July 7 for at the following arrival dates:
- August 20* – September 29, 2018
- November 24 – 27, 2018
- December 7 – 23, 2018
*Canada Residents may book now for travel dates beginning August 2, 2018, and Disney Visa Cardholders may book now for travel dates beginning August 2, 2018.
If guests are staying at a participting Value or Moderate Resort, they will receive the Quick Service Dining plan for FREE. (Note that guests can upgrade to the standard or deluxe dining plans by paying the difference in cost per night.)
Participating Value Resorts include:
- All-Star Music
- All-Star Sports
- Art of Animation Resort (Family Suites only)
- Pop Century
Participating Moderate Resorts include:
- The Cabins at Fort Wilderness (campsites excluded)
- Caribbean Beach Resort
- Coronado Springs Resort
If you reserve a participating Deluxe or Deluxe Villa Resort, you will receive the standard Dining plan for FREE. (You can upgrade to the deluxe dining plan by paying the difference in cost per night.)
Participating Deluxe Resorts include:
- Animal Kingdom Lodge
- Beach Club Resort
- BoardWalk Inn
- Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
- Yacht Club Resort
Participating Deluxe Villas include:
- Animal Kingdom Villas — Jambo House
- Animal Kingdom Lodge — Kidani Village
- Beach Club Villas
- BoardWalk Villas
- Old Key West Resort
- Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa
In order to take advantage of Free Dining, guests must purchase tickets that include either a minimum 4-day Park Hopper or the Park Hopper Plus option. Additionally, guest must book a 4-night minimum/maximum stay of fourteen nights.
Most people are expecting very limited availability in some cases, so don’t be surprised if your desired room category or resort is already not available or “sold out.” Flexibility is the key when it comes to Free Dining!