If you are planning on purchasing the Disney Dining Plan in 2013, you may want to be aware of the changes, mainly the price increase. See the details below.
The cost of the 2013 Quick Service Dining Plan will increase to $37.58 (from $34.99) per adult and $14.32 (from $11.99) per child (age 3 - 9). The cost is per night of resort stay.
The cost of the 2013 Basic Dining Plan will increase to $55.59 (from $51.54) per adult and $17.16 (from $15.02) per child (age 3 - 9). The cost is per night of resort stay.
The cost of the 2013 Deluxe Dining Plan will increase to $99.97 (from $85.52) per adult and $26.84 (from $23.79) per child (age 3 - 9). The cost is per night of resort stay.
Other changes that will be implemented in 2013 are:
Le Cellier Steakhouse (Epcot) will require 2 Table Service meals (Signature Dining) regardless if dining there during lunch or dinner.
Landscape of Flavors (Art of Animation Resort) has been added as a Quick Service location.
Be Our Guest Restaurant (opens this fall in Magic Kingdom) has been added as a Table Service location.
Automatic Gratuity may be added to your bill for items ordered not included on the dining plan (ex. alcoholic beverages)
Choosing items from a separate fixed price menu offered at certain location requires payment of a surcharge in addition to redeeming the number of Table Service entitlements required.
Special Dining Events offering special menus at certain Table Service locations are not included.
Disney's policy requiring a credit card hold for certain dining locations that previously required a 24 hour cancellation policy has been changed to allow cancellations by 10pm the night prior to the reservation. The $10 per person cancellation fee still applies if the policy is neglected. Please ask your Disney Dining Reservation Specialist for complete details or check the policies when you book online at www.disneyworld.com