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FoxwithEars
05-28-2010, 01:17 AM
For the Snack credit, are the only choices icecream bar, soda, popcorn, and coffee/tea? Thats what it says according to Disney's website

Disney's Fab 4
05-28-2010, 01:25 AM
For the Snack credit, are the only choices icecream bar, soda, popcorn, and coffee/tea? Thats what it says according to Disney's website


noooo... there are a bunch of things they don't have listed. They're are threads that have them listed... like Dole whips, ice cream but not just the kind from the wagons, Mickey rice crispy treats... and soooo many more. Try and find that thread... tons of other good tips as well.;)

squirrel
05-28-2010, 01:25 AM
No, there are a lot more options.

Check out the sticky thread on all the yummy snacks. http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2381706

FoxwithEars
05-28-2010, 01:41 AM
ooooohh thanks guys. So when you go into a store, how do you know what is and what is not a snack credit?

squirrel
05-28-2010, 01:42 AM
Most places have the DP symbol next to the item on the dining plan.

MistressMerryweather
05-28-2010, 01:46 AM
I found that sometimes the cm's refused to believe it was a snack until they typed it in and then in surprise would say..."OH, look at that!" LOL I think it's just really hard to keep up with all the goodies. I found the snack list here and emailed it to myself so I could scroll through the list on my phone when I needed. :)

Connears
05-28-2010, 11:33 AM
Most places have the DP symbol next to the item on the dining plan.

Last trip xmas week 2009-2010, we found most were allowed if under $4.00. I was able to use snack for cappucino at Main st bakery because it was under $4, but not at the Coffee cart in Italy(epcot) because it was more. I got a wonderful piece of cheescake(no sugar added) at BW bakery and DH got wonderful choc dessert both for snack credits. I found that most cm told you what or if you could use snack credit(like at Goofy's in DTD), but they do have the icons on the menus.

Connears

smcantu
05-28-2010, 12:00 PM
We love using our snack creidts at the Main St Bakery after the fireworks. Almost everything thing in the bakery was 1 snack credit

Faldred
05-28-2010, 12:24 PM
The brochure lists examples of what you can use snack credits for. Disney would be quite happy if you'd use them all on bottled water/soda, popcorn, and ice cream bars.

As noted above, many places have a menu with special logos next to snack credit eligible items. The best route, though, is to ask the CM, "can I get xxx for a snack credit?"

chocolateMinnie
05-29-2010, 09:08 AM
main street confectionary doesn't display the DDP sign unless it has changed since October but they do have a catalogue book which details the current options for snack credit.

FoxwithEars
05-29-2010, 03:12 PM
ooh where is this catalog book with the snack options?

debsters41
05-29-2010, 03:18 PM
I found that sometimes the cm's refused to believe it was a snack until they typed it in and then in surprise would say..."OH, look at that!" LOL I think it's just really hard to keep up with all the goodies. I found the snack list here and emailed it to myself so I could scroll through the list on my phone when I needed. :)

Very Clever! Kudos!

jjohnson
05-29-2010, 04:44 PM
yes its sad.. I pity the people stuck eating ice cream & chips all week:rotfl:

chocolateMinnie
05-30-2010, 12:43 PM
ooh where is this catalog book with the snack options?

When we went into the store on Main Street to buy Candy in October on our last day my DD said something like 'I wish I could use my last credits here then I could have loads'. A lovely CM heard her and explained that as the credits aren't marked in there they have a catalogue book behind the counter and you can use your snack credits for any item currently in there.

Can't remember everything but she definitely got a couple of bags of the chocolate character coins for a snack credit each, a large character lollipop (although only certain characters were available) and a bucket of cotton candy (seem to think the bags were a no-go which seemed odd as the buckets were larger!)

Only problem is this trip we are on dxdp and she seems to think if she doesn't eat snacks all week and gets us to buy water from garden grocer she can come back with her 14 treats to enjoy when she gets home. :thumbsup2

sndral
05-30-2010, 08:21 PM
I use my snack credit for a fresh fruit cup for breakfast every am & a couple of years ago for beignets @ POFQ for mom's breakfast.

goodfood4ursoul
05-31-2010, 02:52 PM
We were kinda bummed when we started our last vaca @ BC and DH wanted a treat from B & C but didn't find anything on the snack list there... too expensive I guess :rotfl:
We paid OOP for a chocolate milkshake... cha-ching! :upsidedow

BUT, we went over to Seashore Sweets :goodvibes (a 3 minute walk- which we needed to counter-act all those yummy calories :rotfl2:) and they had sundaes- you pick the flavors- on the DDP snack credit. :thumbsup2
...so big we had to share one!
I just know he is dreaming of one right now...:cloud9: ;)

FoxwithEars
06-06-2010, 01:23 AM
Hey all, I was reading and was wondering if the ice cream sandwiches at Dino Bite are not considered a snack credit anymore? And does anyone know where I can find an ice cream sandwich for a snack credit?? thanks!!

ml05ries
06-06-2010, 01:26 AM
I believe you can use a snack credit for any of the ice cream bars that are in the ice cream carts around the parks.

TillyMarigold
06-06-2010, 01:29 AM
The regular pre-packaged ice cream sandwiches are still a snack credit.

The big ones made of two bakery cookies and hand scooped-ice cream at Dino Bite are not. I know they're not at the POFQ food court, either. I have heard they are still a snack credit at Main Street Bakery but I haven't had one there myself.

moose.
06-06-2010, 02:25 AM
they have hand scooped ice cream sandwiches available in the main street bakery as a snack credit. last month, my mom and i split one it was so big! you can choose any two cookies you want then they fill it vanilla ice cream. yummy!

JerseyJanice
06-06-2010, 08:35 AM
It's a shame they took it away because those ice cream sandwiches at Dino Bite were an awesome use of a snack credit.

TillyMarigold
06-06-2010, 10:02 AM
Considering that the giant cookies and the ice cream are *each* a snack credit otherwise, making the value of the sandwich *three* credits, I'm amazed that anywhere at all still lets you get one.

TDC Nala
06-06-2010, 10:30 AM
In the past year or so Disney seems to be cracking down on instances where guests are getting too good a deal on snack credits - I'd guess we should expect more of the same.

bdoyledimou
06-06-2010, 11:09 AM
In the past year or so Disney seems to be cracking down on instances where guests are getting too good a deal on snack credits - I'd guess we should expect more of the same.

Disney controls what is a snack credit so it's not like there is a scam going on here.. but i do see the issue .. maybe thats why it's only a credit at MK -- just that bit of pixie dust...

Gipperland
06-06-2010, 11:10 AM
I was told by a CM a few years ago that almost anything that is $4.00 and below can be used as a snack credit. I have followed that advice and have never had a problem. I know last Aug we used our snack credits at the Dino for ice cream and had no problem, but we followed the $4 rule.

CdnBuzzFan
06-06-2010, 11:31 AM
I've heard of that $4 rule as well. I think that's pretty standard in the parks, isn't it? If it is a snack credit, you should notice that purple DDP sign next to it on the menu when you get to the restaurant.

TDC Nala
06-06-2010, 11:46 AM
The $4 rule is a guideline, it may or may not apply to any single item. You may need to ask if you are unsure. There aren't always DDP logos to show you what counts as a snack credit.

They haven't been running any snack credit scams - a snack credit is a snack credit and you can either use it or not - but recent months have seen reductions in some items like the make-your-own treats at Goofy's Candy Co. which have been cut down a lot as to what you can get for a snack credit. (Saw a thread about people going in there and using 21 snack credits to get make your own treats with all the fixings and clogging up the works in there, so there could be other reasons at work.)

Similar situation with the funnel cakes - you can't use a snack credit for one at Epcot but (so far) you can at MK's Sleepy Hollow.

(They have been taking snack credits at the Food & Wine Festival kiosks for a couple of years and a lot of those items cost more than $4)

LilyWDW
06-06-2010, 12:23 PM
I really think about it this way...

Don't expect anything more then what is listed in the dining brochure. This way, you will not be disappointed. If you get anything extra, then you got a deal on it.

dixonsontour
06-06-2010, 12:46 PM
They weren't listed as a snack at dino bites December 2009 - we'd gone specially on advice from DIS.

Think they were $4.19.

I didn't ask if we could get one as we were happy with sundae that did have the dp snack logo.

FoxwithEars
06-07-2010, 05:58 PM
oo thanks I guess I shall get one at MK! I also heard that sometimes they do/don't accept a Snack Credit at Sleepy Hollow for a funnel cake??