Walt Disney World Free Dining Offer Dates for 2018

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Food from the Yachtsman Steakhouse at Disney’s Yacht Club resort.

My friend Mike regularly writes Disney content here at The Coupon Project. Today he reached out to me to let me know about a current discount for stays at the Disneyland Good Neighbor hotels! With that, here’s Mike:


There’s no way around the fact that a Walt Disney World vacation continues to cost more each and every year. Maybe that is why there is always so much demand for what has become popularly known as “Free Dining.”

Some of the amazing snacks you can at EPCOT get with your snack credits on either dining plan

Today is the launch of the ever sought-after “Free Dining Offer!” The promotion begins today (April 24th) and can be booked until July 7, 2018. (But most likely, availability will go much faster than that).

This year’s Free Dining has selected dates for travel within August 20 through September 29, November 24 through November 27 and December 7 through December 23.

A few conditions that you should be aware of when booking this delicious offer.

  • This offer is for room and ticket packages that include Park Hopping. In addition, the ultra popular Little Mermaid rooms at Art of Animation, 3 bedroom villas and campsites are excluded from this promotion.
  • If you book a Value or Moderate resort, you will have the Disney Quick Service Dining Plan included. Quick Service Dining Plan includes 2 Quick Service meals and 2 snack credits per person in the room you book.
  • If you book a Deluxe or Deluxe Villa resort, you will get the standard Disney Dining Plan included. The Disney Dining Plan includes one sit down restaurant credit and one quick service credit, plus 2 snack credits per person.
  • Either plan now includes one specialty drinks (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic) at meals and a resort refillable mug per person.
Another great restaurant on the Dining Plan is Art Smith’s Homecomin’

In addition to Free Dining, Disney has also released a “Up to 25% off” room offer for the August/September time period. Depending on your family size, desired resort and most importantly, eating habits, this might be a better money saver!

That’s why it is important to consult a reputable Vacation Planner who specializes in Disney to find out which offer is right for you. Perhaps someone who writes this blog you like so much (hint, hint!) A travel agent who doesn’t charge anything and offers no-obligation quotes. A travel agent whose contact information is conveniently available just below this paragraph.

Just a thought.


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