Free Dining 2019 Is Back!
In a twist, Free Dining has returned for 2019. Keep reading for all the details on the new free dining offer! You can read our complete guide to the Disney World dining plans here. Or to inquire about booking a trip, get a quote from Lauren Quirk at Enchanted Escapes Travel.
[UPDATED] Free Dining 2019 Announcement & Dates
Free Dining has reopened for 2019! Book now through September 29, 2019 to take advantage. The offer applies to 5-night/6-day packages for arrivals most nights:
September 1 through September 18, 2019
November 17 through November 27, 2019
December 8 through December 23, 2019
Again, scroll down to “Terms for Free Dining” for more on the terms of the offer, or click to view the official page from Disney here.
Booking Free Dining 2019
If you’re interested in booking a Free Dining stay at Walt Disney World, we recommend getting a quote from Lauren Quirk at Enchanted Escapes Travel.
[Expired - Mid 2019 Offer]
Earlier in the year, free dining was announced uncharacteristically early—on January 2, 2019. At that time, you had to book by February 10, 2019 and the offer was valid for arrivals between July 5 and September 30, 2019 for 5-night/6-day stays.
Modifying Existing Reservations
If you booked If you have an existing reservation during the Free Dining dates, you can modify either by visiting your My Disney Experience account or calling Disney reservations at (407) 939-4357.
Terms for Free Dining 2019
The Disney website currently specifies that the offer applies to 5-night / 6-day stays and to ask about stays of other lengths. We’re awaiting word on what the exact terms are, and I’ve seen reports of a 4-night stay minimum.
Guests at Deluxe resorts receive a free (standard) Disney Dining Plan. Guests at moderate and value resorts will receive a free Quick Service Dining Plan. You can read more about those in our complete guide to the Disney World dining plans here.
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