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Old 03-17-2013, 12:22 AM   #1
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T-rex question re: DDP

If I call T-rex for a reservation directly, am I still able to use the DDP, or do I have to get a reservation through Disney? I'm thinking of possibly cancelling our lunch ADR at Tusker House (we ate at Tusker last year and really liked it), leaving AK early, and heading to DTD for a dinner at T-rex? Suggestions?
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Old 03-17-2013, 05:03 AM   #2
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If I call T-rex for a reservation directly, am I still able to use the DDP, or do I have to get a reservation through Disney? I'm thinking of possibly cancelling our lunch ADR at Tusker House (we ate at Tusker last year and really liked it), leaving AK early, and heading to DTD for a dinner at T-rex? Suggestions?
You can still use the DDP for T-Rex regardless of how you get the reservation. Your server will ask of your on the Disney dining plan when you're seated.

Tusker House is our favourite character meal at WDW and we would choose this over T-Rex. We also like T-Rex but Tusker House would win for us between the two. Not only for the food but we love the Safari characters. Also, it's much easier to dine in the park you're already in than leave early and go to DTD.
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DDP is only a method of payment, it hasn't got anything to do with making reservations, with the exception of those that are prepaid at the time of booking. If the restaurant accepts DDP you can use it for payment no matter how you make the reservation.
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I'm the OP. We ate at Tusker last year. It was great. We just want to try something different. Is it really that much of a hassle to leave AK and go to DTD? Anyone know the cost of a cab if we take one instead of the bus?
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I'm the OP. We ate at Tusker last year. It was great. We just want to try something different. Is it really that much of a hassle to leave AK and go to DTD? Anyone know the cost of a cab if we take one instead of the bus?
There's no direct transportation between DTD and any of the parks, so a taxi would be your only option.
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There's no direct transportation between DTD and any of the parks, so a taxi would be your only option.
We can take a bus to a resort then pick up another bus to DTD if we don't go the cab route.

Another question---what about Rainforest Cafe at AK? Any good?
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We can take a bus to a resort then pick up another bus to DTD if we don't go the cab route.

Another question---what about Rainforest Cafe at AK? Any good?
Rainforest Cafe is quite food but it gets very busy in there after AK closes and very loud. We would choose T-Rex over Rainforest and Tusker over both
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I wouldn't make a special trip to DTD just for T-Rex. If you were planning on DTD anyway, then fine, but not worth it to go out of the way. It's owned by the same company who owns Rainforest Cafe so very similar food and atmospheres. Very chain-restaurant like since they are chains, so just not a unique experience to me.
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