Magic Your Way Deluxe Dining Package

Magic Your Way Deluxe Dining Plan

The Magic Your Way Deluxe Dining Plan will cover almost all of your dining and snacking costs (except for alcoholic beverages & specialty drinks) while vacationing at Walt Disney World. This package can save up to 25% per person, and offers guests three meals (table service or quick service) per person per night at any participating Disney restaurant. The Magic Your Way Deluxe Dining Plan also includes two snacks per person per night and a refillable resort mug per person. An appetizer is included for both lunch and dinner with your meal. According to Disney this plan saves 25% per adult on dining!

Disney’s Deluxe Dining Plan Info What’s New Using Table Service Credits Ways to Save


Disney’s Deluxe Dining Plan Info

For 2018, the Magic Your Way Deluxe Dining Plan prices are per person per night. Child rates are for ages 3 to 9.
Adult: $116.24
Child: $39.90

Download a 2017 Magic Your Way Deluxe Dining Plan brochure

Participating Disney Restaurants 2018

For each PACKAGE NIGHT, guests with this package will receive 3 meal credits  (your choice; any combination of table service or quick service meals) and 2 snacks. Plus, guests will receive 1 resort refillable drink mug per person, per package:


2018 Deluxe Disney Dining Plan

Table Service MealsFull buffet & non-alcoholic or alcoholic (age 21 and over) beverage
Appetizer, entree, non-alcoholic or alcoholic (age 21 and over) beverage & dessert (except at breakfast)
Quick Service MealsOne entrée OR one complete Combo Meal
One single serving non-alcoholic or alcoholic (age 21 and over) beverage
2 snacksChoose from:
- Frozen ice-cream novelty, popsicle or fruit bar
- Single Scoop Box of popcorn
- Single size bag of snacks
- One 20oz bottle of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite or Dansani water
- One 22oz fountain drink
- Single piece whole fruit
- Single packaged milk or juice
- 12 oz coffee, hot chocolate or tea
- Other designated snack item
Resort Refillable Drink MugOne per person age 3+ on package reservation

What’s New

For 2018, Guests will be able to choose from several new beverage options including non-alcoholic specialty beverages and, for Guests 21 and older, beer, wine and cocktails.

Alcoholic beverages can only be ordered with adult meal entitlements by Guests 21 and older. Alcoholic beverages cannot be ordered with child meal entitlements, even by Guests 21 and older. Guests younger than 21 may only order non-alcoholic beverages. Walt Disney World policy does not allow service of more than two alcoholic drinks per Guest 21 and older.

Items that are included:

Non-alcholic Options:
  • Canned and bottled single-serving non-alcoholic beverages
  • Any size single-serving fountain soda (refills included, where available)
  • Single-serving non-alcoholic specialty beverages (smoothies, milkshakes, frozen coffees, slushies, etc.)
  • Single-serving brewed coffees and teas (refills included, where available)
Alcoholic Options:
  • Single serving canned or bottled beer
  • Single-serving regular size draft beer
  • Single-serving wines by the glass or single-serving canned and bottled wines
  • Single-serving canned and bottled cocktails
  • Single-serving specialty cocktails on the menu
  • Single-serving non-alcoholic specialty beverage that is also on the alcoholic menu (ie: Strawberry smoothie with dark rum.)
Items that are excluded include:
  • Any item served in a souvenir container and any souvenir item considered to be merchandise. The dining location should offer a non-souvenir offering of the beverage and have a price for Guests to purchase the souvenir mug if they desire.
  • Any item that is not a single serving, such as bottles of wine, pitchers, etc.
  • Doubles or floaters and flights
  • Spirits in the Ultra-Premium category at dining locations
  • select premium wines sold by the ounce
  • Select wines by the glass

There is no credit available to upgrade a beverage not included in the plan. The Guest must choose available beverages or they pay full price for the beverage that’s not included.

Using Table Service Credits

Table service credits may be used in many different combinations, at over 100 participating restaurants on Walt Disney World Property. Below is a list of some of the ways guests may use Table Service credits.

Character Dining: 1 Table Service meal may be exchanged for 1 Character Dining Experience. (Meals at Cinderella’s Royal Table Require 2 Table Service Credits.)

Signature Dining and Dinner Shows: 2 Table Service meals may be exchanged for one of the following: 1 Signature Dining Experience at one of Disney’s finest restaurants; 1 Disney Dinner Show – category 2 or 3 seating at any dinner show or category 1 seating for the Hoop Dee Doo Musical Revue’s last show of the evening only; 1 Cinderella’s Royal Table Experience; or 1 In-Room Private Dining meal at Deluxe Resorts.

Private Dining/Pizza Delivery: Private in-room dining meals includes an appetizer, entrée, nonalcoholic drink, and dessert at lunch & dinner. Breakfast also includes juice. Pizza delivery includes one pizza, two non-alcoholic beverages and two desserts. Both are two-credit dining options, although Adult credits only must be used for Pizza delivery.

Gratuities: Gratuities are not included for table service, signature restaurants, and character meals. Gratuities are included for Dinner Shows, Private in-room dining, Pizza Delivery, Cinderella’s Royal Table, and Grand Gathering Experiences. Automatic gratuities of 18% will be added for parties of six or more to be paid by guest upon completion of meal

Appetizers Are Included! While appetizers are not included in Disney’s Standard Dining Plan, appetizers are included in Disney’s Magic Your Way Deluxe Dining Plan when you dine at a table service restaurant.

Magic Your Way Deluxe Dining Plan Ways To Save

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The MouseForLess Shows You How to Save!

Guests using this package can save on their dining expenses by using Disney’s Magic Your Way Deluxe Dining Plan. The examples below demonstrate the potential savings for a family of 4 with 2 adults and 2 children ages 9 and under, but parties of other sizes and ages may see similar savings.


Example #1 – 2018 Deluxe Dining Plan

Breakfast – Cape May Character Breakfast 
Uses 1 Meal credit per person
Adult #1 – Buffet Price (35.14)
Adult #2 – Buffet Price (35.14)
Child #1 – Buffet Price (20.23)
Child #2 – Buffet Price (20.23)
Meal Total: $110.74

Lunch – Grand Floridian Cafe 
Uses 1 Meal credit per person
Adult #1- Chilled Shrimp and Avocado (16.00) Steak and Eggs (19.00) Chocolate Fondue (8.00) Key West Cocktail (10.00)
Adult #2- Heirloom Apple Salad (9.00) Penne Pasta with Shrimp (23.00) Seasonal Sorbet (5.00) Key West Cocktail (10.00)
Child #1- Chicken Noodle Soup (3.00) Salmon (12.00) Mega Berry Smoothie (6.00)
Child #2- Fruit Salad (3.00) Grilled Chicken (11.00) Odwalla All-Natural Lemonade (4.50)
Meal Total: $139.48

Snack – Snack Cart
Uses 1 snack credit per person
Adult #1 – Popcorn (4.00)
Adult #2 – smartWater (4.25)
Child #1 – Hot Pretzel (5.00)
Child #2 – Hot Pretzel (5.00)
Meal Total $18.25

Dinner – Be Our Guest Restaurant 
Uses 1 Meal credit per person
Adult #1- French Onion Soup (9.00) Grilled Strip Steak (35.00) Dessert (5.00) Wine (9.00)
Adult #2- Marseilles-style mussels (15.00) Lamb Rack (32.00) Dessert (5.00) Wine (9.00)
Child #1- Fruit Cup (3.00) Meatloaf (11.00)
Child #2- Salad (3.00) Beast’s Casserole (10.00)
Meal Total: $145.98

Snack – Storybook Treats
Uses 1 snack credit per person
Adult #1 – Fudge Sundae (4.79)
Adult #2 – Strawberry Sundae (4.79)
Child #1 – Float (4.79)
Child #2 – Fudge Sundae (4.79)
Meal Total $19.16

Example #1 Totals
Total meal cost if paid out of pocket: $433.61
Total paid for Disney’s Magic Your Way Deluxe Dining Plan: $312.28
Total saved by using Disney’s Dining Plan: $121.33

Example #2

Breakfast Everything Pop
Uses 2 snack credits per person and drink in refillable mug
Adult #1- Muffin (3.29) fruit cup (3.79) and coffee ($2.49)
Adult #2- Sticky bun (3.59) fruit cup (3.79) and soda ($2.99)
Child #1 – Danish (3.59) and yogurt parfait (5.79) and hot chocolate ($2.49)
Child #2 – croissant (3.59) and yogurt parfait (5.79) and hot chocolate ($2.49)
Meal Total: $43.68

Lunch – The Wave
Uses 1 Meal credit per person
Adult #1- Prince Edward Island Mussels (12.00) Tamari Noodle Bowl (18.00) Apple Cobbler (6.00) Drink (2.99)
Adult #2 – Lump Crab Shrimp Cakes (14.50) Signature Burger (19.00) Bananas Foster (6.00) Drink (2.99)
Child #1 – Appetizer (3.00) Kid’s Meal (11.00)
Child #2 – Appetizer (3.00) Kid’s Meal (11.00)
Meal Total: $109.48

Dinner – California Grill
Uses 2 Meal credits per person
Adult #1 – Roasted Tomato Salad (16.00) Oak fired filet of beef (49.00) Chocolate Pudding Cake (14.00) drink (2.99)
Adult #2 – Artisan Tacos (17.00) Ostrich Filet (51.00) Chef’s Selection Cheese Board (21.00) drink (2.99)
Child #1 – Wedge Salad (5) Pizza (10)
Child #2 – Lettuce Roll ups (5) Beef Tenderloin (18)

Meal Total: $211.98

Example #2 Totals
Total meal cost if paid out of pocket: $365.14
Total paid for Disney’s Magic Your Way Deluxe Dining Plan: $290.86
Total saved by using Disney’s Dining Plan: $74.28

As you can see using Disney’s Magic Your Way Deluxe Dining Plan can help guests save a significant amount. In just three days, the family in our example saved over $222 by using Disney’s Magic Your Way Deluxe Dining Plan as opposed to paying for those meals and snacks out of pocket. Have some fun and play around with the menus in our section to see how you could save using Disney’s Dining Plan. You also may want to consider exploring Disney’s Quick Service Dining Plan, and Disney’s standard Dining Plan

If you have additional questions about Disney’s Dining Plans, we suggest that you book your trip with an Authorized Disney Vacation Planner like The Magic for Less Travel, the official travel agency of The MouseForLess. The Magic for Less Travel has been named by Disney an Authorized Disney Planner. Their exclusive Magic Plus Concierge Service is provided free of charge to every guest. Agents working with The Magic for Less Travel are happy to help you secure Advanced Dining Reservations and help you create the vacation of your dreams.