2017 Free Dining Offer Announced for Walt Disney World Resort

Today's the day! The 2017 Free Dining offer was announced earlier this morning for select travel dates between the end of August and late December. There are no October travel dates for this year's offer and there's also a change for moderate resorts.

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The arrival dates for this year's Free Dining are: August 21 through September 30, November 14-20, November 25-27, and December 3-23. Disney Visa Cardholders and Canadian residents might be able to book earlier dates in August but we haven't heard anything official about that yet.

The Free Dining offer must be booked by July 7.

Guests staying at Moderate and Value Resorts will receive the Quick Service Dining Plan FREE, while guests at Deluxe Villas and Deluxe Resorts will receive the Standard Disney Dining Plan FREE.

Guests at Value and Moderate resorts can upgrade to the Standard or Deluxe Dining Plan by paying the difference, while Deluxe and Deluxe Villa guests can upgrade to the Deluxe Dining Plan by paying the difference.

You must book a minimum 3-night (maximum 14-night) stay and purchase a minimum 2-day Park Hopper or Park Hopper Plus ticket in order to get the Free Dining.

Resorts that are excluded include: campsites, 3-bedroom villas, Disney's Art of Animation Resort " Little Mermaid Standard Rooms, and Bungalows at Disney's Polynesian Villas & Bungalows.

You can find additional details and book your trip at this page.

Are you taking advantage of Free Dining this year? Let us know in the comments.


Becks534 wrote on Tue, 04/25/2017 - 01:27:

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I feel like we backed into this one! We're staying 9/30 - 10/3 and for some reason I thought your stay had to fall totally within the promotion dates. Lucky for us - our TA is much smarter about this than I am. We decided to pay the extra for the TS plan and still came out $162.00 ahead.

Kristen K. wrote on Wed, 04/26/2017 - 23:17:

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Nice! $162 ahead plus an upgrade is pretty dern good iMHO.

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