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Old 01-10-2014, 09:51 AM   #1
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Can I use dining credits over three days if staying two nights?

I am sorry if this has been covered - I used the search function but couldn't seem to find what I was looking for. We are checking in on 3/20, but we plan to be at the park at rope drop that morning (we live in Florida). We check out on 3/22. I understand that means we will only get 2 "nights" worth of credits on the dining plan, but we are going to be there 3 days. Can we use those 2 nights of credits on the 20th, 21st and 22nd??
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Old 01-10-2014, 10:05 AM   #2
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I'm not 100% on this but you may have to check in at your resort before being able to use the credits. I do know that you can use them all day on the day you check out but just don't know about using them before you check in.
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Old 01-10-2014, 10:24 AM   #3
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I called Disney dining and they said that we would show up at the resort before rope drop, register, have them hold our bags until a room is ready, and upon registration our credits are available. So I'll be able to use the two nights' worth over all three days
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Old 01-10-2014, 11:58 AM   #4
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Yes, dining plan credits are good from when you check in (in your case, the 20th) until 11:59 pm on the day you check out (the 22nd). You can use them in any combination you want (e.g., you use all of them up on the first day if you wanted, you could save them all for check-out day, or you could use one per day).
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Old 01-10-2014, 12:10 PM   #5
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You most certainly can stretch the plan! Your credits are good from your check-in day until 11:59pm the day you check out. I asked this same question a few months ago and we're stretching our 6 day plan to cover all 7 days.

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Old 01-10-2014, 01:01 PM   #6
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Maybe even consider Deluxe Dining Plan

For 2 nights and 3 full days, I would even consider DxDP (6 TS credits) to have 2 TS (with appetizers) each day or indulge in a couple of signatures.
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For 2 nights and 3 full days, I would even consider DxDP (6 TS credits) to have 2 TS (with appetizers) each day or indulge in a couple of signatures.
That's a great idea! I would have never thought of that!
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I have a question somewhat regarding this. We are doing a split stay, 2nights POP and 8 nights AKV. Getting the QSDP for the 2 night stay at POP. Will our credits still work the day we check out of POP and check into AKV until 11:59pm?
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Old 01-10-2014, 03:12 PM   #9
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Nahani,

That's what we plan to do. $200 for 3 days isn't that bad, actually, considering we could use two table service credits per day!
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I have a question somewhat regarding this. We are doing a split stay, 2nights POP and 8 nights AKV. Getting the QSDP for the 2 night stay at POP. Will our credits still work the day we check out of POP and check into AKV until 11:59pm?
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