Disney World Free Dining 2017

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By far, the most popular discount Disney offers is the Free Dining discount.  It’s such a great deal, too!

Already, I have a list of people wanting to know as soon as I do when free dining will be offered for 2017.

Do you want to be in the know, too?   Email me & I’ll add you to that list!

In the meantime, while we wait for free dining to be released (hopefully!) in 2017, here’s some answers and helpful information to plan your trip that gives you the best advantage of getting the discount:

Normally, it’s announced in late April/earlyMay.  In 2016, Free Dining was released on April 25, 2016.

Here are the Walt Disney World Free Dining dates that were available for booking in 2016, which should give you some insight into what will be offered in 2017:

  • August 23 – October 1
  • November 15 – 21
  • November 26 – 28
  • December 10 – 21

Here were the room exclusions for 2016 (and I would expect to see the same for 2017):  All suites, campsites and 3 bedroom villas have been excluded from this offer, as were the Little Mermaid rooms at the new Art of Animation Resort, Port Orleans French Quarter, All-Star Movies, Villas at the Grand Floridian Resort and the new Villas and Bungalos at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. All other Disney resorts, including value resorts were included in the offer.  And Port Orleans Riverside was only available for arrivals August 23 through October 1, 2016.

Trying to plan your trip with a check in date that coincides with the previous year’s free dining discount dates & staying in a resort that wasn’t excluded last year helps a lot!

Also, and I am not just saying this to get your booking, but having your trip pre-booked with a good travel agent (such as myself), helps get the discount for your preferred dates/resort. 🙂

Last year, for everyone who pre-booked with me, I worked tirelessly to get the discount applied to their vacations.  In order to grab the free dining discount, I checked very very early in the morning & had emailed all my pre-booked clients before I moved to new bookings & quote requests.  The longer it takes to book/apply the discount, the less availability there is.  Being pre-booked made the process go much faster!

Have questions?  Email me with any & all questions, I am SO happy to help🙂

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Thinking about a trip to Disney World?  I’d love to help!  As a travel specialist working for an authorized Disney travel agency, my services are completely free to you!  Disney pays my commission directly, which means that you can take advantage of my planning and advice absolutely free of charge!  If you have questions or want to chat more about this, you can email me anytime!

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FREE DINING 2015 DISCOUNT!!!

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Released today to EVERYONE!!!

Travel Dates: August 28 – October 2, October 25 – 31, November 8-19, December 15 – 21, 2015

Walt Disney World has announced it’s annual Disney Free Dining! Please note that in order to qualify for the free dining offer, your must check in during one of the available dates above. Your stay can extend into one of the black out periods and you will still receive the free dining for your entire stay. Availability is extremely limited, and not all resorts may be available.

  • Guests staying at a Walt Disney World value resort will receive the Quick Service Dining Plan for free. Guests will be able to upgrade to either the Disney Dining plan or the Deluxe Disney Dining plan by paying the price difference. To upgrade to the Disney Dining Plan, the increased cost will be $19.86 per adult per night of your stay, and $3.41 per child.
  • Guests staying at a Disney World Moderate, Deluxe or Deluxe Disney Villa resort will receive the Disney Dining Plan included for free. Disney World guests at moderate, deluxe and villa resorts will also be able to book the “Free Dining”, and upgrade to the Disney Deluxe Dining for the normal price difference.
  • You must also include either the Hopper or Water Park Fun and More option on your park passes to qualify as well.

Availability is extremely limited, and must be booked by July 10, 2015.

It appears that all suites, campsites and 3 bedroom villas have been excluded from this offer, as are the Little Mermaid rooms at the new Art of Animation Resort, Port Orleans French Quarter, All-Star Movies, Villas at the Grand Floridian Resort and the new Villas and Bungalos at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. Port Orleans Riverside is available, but only for arrivals August 28 through October 2, 2015. All other Disney resorts, including value resorts are included in the offer.

Three night minimum stay required, and a maximum stay of 14 nights is allowed per reservation. You must also purchase a minimum 2 day basic park pass per person per reservation to qualify.

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Thinking about a trip to Disney World?  I’d love to help!  As a travel specialist working for an authorized Disney travel agency, my services are completely free to you!  Disney pays my commission directly, which means that you can take advantage of my planning and advice absolutely free of charge!  If you have questions or want to chat more about this, you can email me anytime!

Email:  fairytalejourneysbysara@gmail.com

Free Dining 2015???

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Welcome to the new year, to 2015!!  I don’t know about you – but for me, a new year means a new set of vacations to plan!!  And, given my line of work, you probably can guess where I’m dreaming of going this year.  If you are dreaming of a Disney World vacation, too, then you have come to the right place.  I can help you plan not only a magical trip, but an affordable trip.

Many people ask me when/if Disney will release a free dining discount for Disney in 2015.

The answer?  I don’t know anything for sure.

But my best guess is this:  We are going to see a Fall 2015 discount released in the first few days of May 2015.  If free dining is released for 2015, it will be in May (again, this is my best, educated guess).

What am I basing this on?  A couple things…in my years of being a Disney travel specialist I have seen free dining dates released in the month of May.  Last year, the 2014 free dining discount was released on May 2, 2014 for Disney VISA cardholders, and May 7, 2014 for the general public.  I expect to see something similar.

How is the best way to get the free dining discount for 2015, if it is released?  There is one huge way to increase YOUR chances of a wonderful Disney vacation with a FREE dining plan!

Email me:  sarad@fairytalejourneys.com or go here.  I can put you on my VIP list and email you as soon as I get word on the free dining discount.  I can book your trip now and apply the discount automatically if it releases in May 2015, or I can book your trip for you as soon as the discount is announced.  My services are always, always FREE and I just love to help plan & book Disney memories!

I’ll keep posting more details as they come.  We should see a Summer 2015 discount released late March 2015 first, so if you are interested in that one, let me know, too!

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RUMOR: Disney Free Dining for Fall 2013

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***This is just a rumor, and not confirmed***

Word on the street is that Disney will, in fact, release Free Dining for Fall 2013 (October, November, Decemeber).  Everyone is waiting impatiently for WHEN and as I keep saying, I expect to see it released after the current free dining promotion expires (July 31st).  I’ll be looking for it the first 2 weeks of August.

Here’s the rumored dates for the general public free dining promo for Fall 2013:

What I hear with Free Fall Dining is this fall special you will have book by November 15, and will cover arrival dates of

  • September 29 to October 2, 2013
  • October 18 to November 2, 2013
  • November 11 to November 23, 2013
  • December 12 to December 22, 2013

If you are planning a Fall 2013 trip – get your vacation quote now!!  Free dining can be added to an existing booking as long as there is availability left, with no hassle on your part (I take care of that for you!).  Remember my services are free to you!

Email me here:  sarad@fairytalejourneys.com

Or get a quote here

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Book Today and get free dining September 2-25, 2013

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As a Disney travel agent working for an authorized Disney travel agency, my services are completely free to you!  Disney pays my commission directly, which means that you can take advantage of my planning and advice absolutely free of charge!

Email me for your free dining quote today:  sarad@fairytalejourneys.com

Free Dining Discount:

Travel Dates: September 2 – 25, 2013

Walt Disney World has announced it’s annual Disney Free Dining! This is the exact same deal that was released to Disney VISA cardholders a few days ago, but the Disney VISA card requirement is now gone, anyone can get this great deal.

Please note that in order to qualify for the free dining offer, your must check in during one of the available dates above. Your stay can extend past September 25, 2013, and you will still receive the free dining for your entire stay. You may not check in before September 2 and qualify. Availability is extremely limited, and not all resorts may be available.

  • Guests staying at a Walt Disney World value resort will receive the Quick Service Dining Planfor free. Guests will be able to upgrade to either the Disney Dining plan or the Deluxe Disney Dining plan by paying the price difference. To upgrade to the Disney Dining Plan, the increased cost will be $19.00 per adult per night of your stay, and $2.84 per child. To upgrade to the Disney Deluxe Dining plan, guests will pay $63.39 per adult and $12.52 per child per night of your stay.
  • Guests staying at a Disney World ModerateDeluxe or Deluxe Disney Villa resort will receive the Disney Dining Plan included for free. Disney World guests at moderate, deluxe and villa resorts will also be able to book the “Free Dining”, and upgrade to the Disney Deluxe Dining for the normal price difference, which is $44.38 for adults and $19.68 for children three to nine per night of your stay.

Availability is extremely limited, and this offer must be booked by July 31, 2013. It appears that all suites, campsites and 3 bedroom villas have been excluded from this offer, as are the Little Mermaid rooms at the new Art of Animation Resort. All other Disney resorts, including value resorts are included in the offer.

Requirements

  • Three night minimum stay
  • Fourteen night maximum stay per reservation
  • Minimum 2 day basic park pass per person included in the package

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Official News – Free Dining September 2013 is HERE!!!

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Travel Dates: September 2 – 25, 2013

Walt Disney World has announced it’s annual Disney Free Dining! Currently for Disney VISA cardholders only, and only for the travel dates above.

Please note that in order to qualify for the free dining offer, your must check in during one of the available dates above. Your stay can extend past September 25, 2013, you will still receive the free dining for your entire stay. Availability is extremely limited, and not all resorts may be available.

  • Guests staying at a Walt Disney World value resort will receive the Quick Service Dining Planfor free. Guests will be able to upgrade to either the Disney Dining plan or the Deluxe Disney Dining plan by paying the price difference. To upgrade to the Disney Dining Plan, the increased cost will be $19.00 per adult per night of your stay, and $2.84 per child. To upgrade to the Disney Deluxe Dining plan, guests will pay $63.39 per adult and $12.52 per child per night of your stay.
  • Guests staying at a Disney World ModerateDeluxe or Deluxe Disney Villa resort will receive the Disney Dining Plan included for free. Disney World guests at moderate, deluxe and villa resorts will also be able to book the “Free Dining”, and upgrade to the Disney Deluxe Dining for the normal price difference, which is $44.38 for adults and $19.68 for children three to nine per night of your stay.

Availability is extremely limited, and must be booked by July 31, 2013. It appears that all suites, campsites and 3 bedroom villas have been excluded from this offer, including family suites at All-Star Music and the new Art of Animation Resort. All other Disney resorts, including value resorts are included in the offer. Three night minimum stay required, and a maximum stay of 14 nights is allowed per reservation. You must also purchase a minimum 2 day basic park pass per person per reservation to qualify.

Please note this offer is currently only available to Disney VISA cardholders. A $200 deposit per room must be paid with your Disney VISA at the time of booking. This identical offer will be made available for all guests starting on May 9, 2013, without the Disney VISA requirement.

Get a free quote from me here or email me:  sarad@fairytalejourneys.com.  I work with an authorized Disney travel agency and my services are FREE to you (Disney pays my commission).  If you don’t have a Disney Visa, this offer will be available for you to book May 9th, but since I have a Disney Visa, I can quote your package NOW.  🙂

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Rumor: Fall Free Disney Dining 2013!!

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The rumor around the Disney-sphere is:

Free Dining will be offered for the USA market  – the details should be released around May 9, 2013.

Travel Dates (Arrivals):
September 2, 2013 – September 25, 2013

Minimum stay 3 nigths maximun 14 nights.  And you must buy at least 2 days tickets.

These selected resorts are included

Disney Value Resorts
Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort
Disney’s All-Star Music Resort
Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort
Disney’s Pop Century Resort
Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

All of the above will get Quick service Dining plan

Disney Moderate Resorts 
Disney’s Carribean Beach Resort
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter
Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside

Disney Deluxe Resorts
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
Disney’s Beach Club Resort
Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
Disney’s Contemporary Resort
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Disney’s Polynesian Resort
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

Disney Deluxe Villa Resorts
Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas
Disney’s Beach Club Villas
Disney’s BoardWalk Villas
Disney’s Old Key West Resort
Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa
The Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
Disney Campground and Cabins
Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

All of the above will get regular Dining plan

**Remember, this is ONLY a RUMOR right now**

Email me with any questions or for more details:  sarad@fairytalejourneys.com

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