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Joined: 02/26/2014
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dining plan calculator

Hi everyone
I am newer to the boards and I am not sure if this has been posted about yet. I found a site that I found useful in trying to a general idea I would be spending out of pocket for food in addition to the dining plan. I just thought I would share it with everyone



Mandy's picture
Joined: 06/18/2013
Posts: 2485

That is very cool. But my boyfriend and I already figured out that the DDP usually saves us money on our trips. One trip in the first day, I think it's when we used the deluxe dining plan, we would of spent $150 total at one restaurant out of pocket. Since that's how much we roughly paid for the dining plan, we were hooked. That wasn't including other meals and snacks.

Joined: 02/25/2012
Posts: 252

We've never done the DDP.......something I've meant to look in to someday..... mickey

Joined: 06/17/2012
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awesome thanks


Amanda's picture
Joined: 02/23/2014
Posts: 27

Very helpful! Seems that the deluxe dining plan would be of good value for my trip.




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Joined: 10/22/2013
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This is great and confirms that based on the way we eat, ddp is not the best value for us. I wish it was because I would love to be able to prepay my meals without buying gift cards.


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Joined: 01/11/2014
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The DH and I like to eat when at Disney so the deluxe dining plan is a great value for us. Also the last couple times we have gone to Disney in September they have offered free dining and we have really saved some money! awesome

Joined: 08/20/2011
Posts: 397

Wow we really save not having the dining plan. Plus being DVC members and having a tables in wonderland card I don't think we will ever do the dining plan ever again. Thanks for sharing!

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Joined: 11/23/2013
Posts: 999

Looks like I'm adding that site as a must visit for future planning. Thanks for sharing.


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