Disney World Dining Plan: Should You Buy It?

Will the Disney World Dining Plan (DDP) save you money? Maybe, but probably not. Dad’s been saying that for a long, long time. Disney says that you’ll save 20 to 40 percent with their dining plans. They are right, you can save some money with the plan, but it takes some doing and a big, […]

Free Dining at Walt Disney World

Free Dining at Walt Disney World has been around, it seems like, forever. It’s become one of the most popular Disney promotions ever. But just What is Free Dining? For the last couple of years, the top discount Disney has been offering is the Disney Dining Plan for free as a inducement to get more […]

Disney Dining Plan Calculators

Introducing: Dad’s Disney Dining Plan Calculator! It’s easy to use, very handy, and just might help you save a few bucks on your next trip. All you have to do is look up the menu of the Disney World restaurants you’ll be dining at, and fill out one of the spreadsheets available for download below. […]

How to make Disney Dining Reservations

Disney Springs

One of the questions that comes up a lot is, “What’s the best way to make Disney Dining Reservations?” That’s a really good question. There are three answers. Do it yourself, call Disney, or let someone do it for you. Sounds simple doesn’t it. There really are some amazing restaurants at Walt Disney World. A […]

The Disney Dining Plan: A Complete Guide

Disney Dining Plan, Plaza Inn at Magic Kingdom Park

Dad, should we be on a Disney Dining Plan? I get asked that question all the time. Everyone wants to know the best way to pay for food at Walt Disney World. All those great restaurants, those fancy menus, will one of Disney’s plans save you money? Dad’s answer is a highly qualified, wishy washy, […]

Disney World Advance Dining Reservations

How do you make Advance Dining Reservations for your Walt Disney World vacation? A simple request, right? Sure, it’s simple, or is it? Yes, it is simple. You spend a couple of months choosing restaurants, you make a complete calendar of your trip and pencil in your restaurant choices, and you call or go on […]