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Diamond Horseshoe opens with sit-down dining service

Next time you’re hungry at the Magic Kingdom, you have a new wonderfully msit-down restaurant option to enjoy. The Diamond Horseshoe will begin serving lunch and dinner as of March 13th. The meals will be served family style all-you-care-to-eat. The opening course is the Frontier… Read More »Diamond Horseshoe opens with sit-down dining service

River Belle Terrace at Disneyland to end breakfast menu, switch to table-service

Another chapter in one of the original Disneyland dining locations is about to begin. The River Belle Terrace will stop serving breakfast and instead switch to a table-service location serving lunch and dinner in February. The new menu will include southern staples like barbecue and… Read More »River Belle Terrace at Disneyland to end breakfast menu, switch to table-service

Top 10 Tips To Get the Most from the Disney Dining Plan

I’ve already written about whether or not the Disney dining plan is a good deal, but I haven’t discussed how you use it. Chances are if you’re a first-timer using the plan, you’re a little overwhelmed: You’ve got credits and refillable mugs and desserts that you might not even want coming out of your ears! Fortunately, using the plan doesn’t have to be confusing and it can be easy to maximize your credits so that you get the most out of the plan. Here’s how.

1. The dining plan starts as soon as you check into your resort and get your Key to the World Card. Contrary to popular belief, “check-in” at a Disney resort doesn’t start when you get your room, which may be as late as 3:00 in the afternoon, but when you check into the resort, which can be any time of the day. You’ll get all your dining credits and then you can start using them immediately. On a related note, your credits are good until midnight the day you check out.

2. Quick-service and table-service meals each come with one entrée, dessert, and a non-alcoholic drink. At buffets, this means access to the buffet and drinks.Read More »Top 10 Tips To Get the Most from the Disney Dining Plan