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Our Top 10 Tips for Planning a Great Trip to Walt Disney World

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6. Decide whether or not to purchase the dining plan

The dining plan can definitely save you a lot of money, up to 35% as the marketing slogan does say, however it really depends on your own personal dining habits. For some guests, the dining plan comes with too much food, and they would have been better off paying out of pocket since they were entitled to more food than they wanted to eat. You should also look at the restaurants you plan on eating at, as the value of the dining plan really depends on the out of pocket costs for the meals. Thankfully, it’s easy to estimate how well the plan will work for you, but reviewing dining menus and having some rough numbers to work with before adding the plan to your reservation.

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