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I love talking and reading and breathing and everything Disney. I am married to an amazing man who also has a love for Disney. I love Walt Disney World and we try to visit as often as we can. I am thankful for a mom who raised me to have such a love for Disney and of course for Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse! My favorite characters are Minnie Mouse and Belle. I have an English Degree and I love to write so I am so excited that I am able to put my love of writing and Disney together. Thank you for reading my articles and sharing in my love for Disney!

10 Things That You Need to Know before Visiting Epcot’s World Showcase

World Showcase

If you have not yet taken the time to enjoy Epcot’s World Showcase you must make time for it on your next Disney vacation. Shopping, eating, riding and learning about the nations represented is so much fun. Get prepared for your World Showcase tour by joining us in this article to learn ten things you need to know before visiting ...

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10 Tips that Help Make Dining at Disney More Affordable

Mickey Bar

5. No Alcohol and Treat Limits This tip may not be super fun but it is a sure fire way to keep dining costs under control on your vacation.  Treat and alcohol costs add up quickly. If drinks are your thing, feel free to skip this tip.  However, know that by liming treats (ice cream, popcorn etc.) to one or ...

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10 Tips that Help Make Dining at Disney More Affordable

Disney Annual Pass

4. Annual Pass Discounts Hear me out on this one, yes annual passes are pricey but you get price perks that many do not know about.  Annual pass holders receive 20% off at some Disney restaurants just for being pass holders.  If you live close enough to Walt Disney World to visit more than ten days a year you may ...

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10 Tips that Help Make Dining at Disney More Affordable

Tusker House Buffet

3. Choose Buffets as Your Table Service Restaurant Depending on your travel party and appetite you may be money ahead to dine at a buffet instead of a traditional table service restaurant. Finding a cuisine that everyone in the group loves is often easier at a buffet.  Bonus points for being able to fill up those bottomless pit teenagers for ...

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10 Tips that Help Make Dining at Disney More Affordable

Castle Money

1. Save throughout the Year Does saving lower the price?  No, but it does make paying for dining on a Disney vacation more manageable. Enlist the family in saving by eating less take out in the weeks leading up to your Disney vacation and using leftovers wisely. Coupon fans like me know that you can save even more by stockpiling ...

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10 Tips that Help Make Dining at Disney More Affordable

Drinking water

2. Drink Only Water You need to stay hydrated in the Florida sun and you need to save dining money, so why not resolve to drink only water on your Disney vacation?  Packing water bottles for the group and avoiding purchasing a drink for each person at each quick service meal or during heat waves of the day will add ...

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10 Tips that Help Make Dining at Disney More Affordable

Tables in Wonderland

6. Tables in Wonderland Card Florida Residents, Disney Vacation Club Members and Annual Pass holders are eligible to purchase the Tables in Wonderland savings card that slice 20% off some table service dining experiences (including alcohol) during most times of the year for the price of the card.  Check out the pricing, details and blackout dates on the Disney website.  ...

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10 Tips that Help Make Dining at Disney More Affordable

Artists Point

Disney dining need not be a super expensive venture for your family.  There are numerous ways to cut costs and still have a great time on your vacation.  Follow these ten tips to make dining more affordable on your next Disney vacation.

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10 Tips that Help Make Dining at Disney More Affordable

10. Table Service Dining at Lunch or Breakfast. If you are in love with a table service restaurant and not so much the price tag; consider breakfast dining instead of dinner. Walt Disney World breakfast spreads are notoriously delicious and can be a bit cheaper than dining at dinner.  If you are visiting a character meal confirm that the characters ...

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10 Tips that Help Make Dining at Disney More Affordable

Snacks

9. Bring Your Own Snacks and Breakfast My family loves to save money by bringing our own breakfast and snacks.  Even the cost of snagging a soft drink and piece of fruit for each family member, each morning of your vacation adds up quickly. Bring fruit, granola bars and breakfast snacks with you to eat in the hotel room while ...

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