In a perfect world...

Discussion in 'Disney Dining Plan' started by CathieArms, May 20, 2010.

  1. CathieArms

    CathieArms DIS Veteran

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2008
    Messages:
    2,010
    ...I wish the DDP was a bit more flexible.

    I'd like to have a DDP that offered, say, 2 CS and 1 TS...with the option of cashing in both CSs for 1TS.

    It bugs me that you go from the basic DDP of 1CS, 1TS and one snack to 3 TS meals if you want to bump up. It seems like there ought to be an in-between.

    Oh well...I can dream. Maybe they'll make changes for 2011.
     
  2. Avatar

    Google AdSense Guest Advertisement


    to hide this advert.
  3. wdwobsessed

    wdwobsessed Work hard, Play hard. :)

    Joined:
    May 11, 2001
    Messages:
    1,411
    I agree. A 2TS in some shape or form would be perfect.
     
  4. TDC Nala

    TDC Nala 1937, what a year that was

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2001
    Messages:
    59,202
    In my perfect world, there's no DDP.

    There's rumors about changes for 2011 and they're not the ones suggested. The deluxe dining plan can be used as designated (1 CS, 2 TS). You do not have to use deluxe credits for TS meals; they can also be used for CS. They have already built that flexibility into the deluxe plan, so it does exist. I would imagine the sticking point is the price - OP and others want that flexibility at a lower price. Don't think Disney is going to accommodate that.
     
  5. CathieArms

    CathieArms DIS Veteran

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2008
    Messages:
    2,010
     
  6. LilyWDW

    LilyWDW Going to My Happy Place

    Joined:
    May 7, 2006
    Messages:
    9,648
    In general they will say you can not use TS for CS restaurants (sometimes you can do this, but that's beyond the point of this post). So when you asked about using TS for CS, the answer given was no.

    The credits on the DxDP are general credits. They can be used for either TS or CS. They are NOT like the DDP where they are already seperated. So, you could have 3 TS, 3 CS, or a mix of them.
     
  7. TDC Nala

    TDC Nala 1937, what a year that was

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2001
    Messages:
    59,202
    On the basic plan, it's an open question as to whether or not you can use TS credits for CS meals. It is not a written rule of the dining plan, so anyone checking the "rule book" will say you can't do that. Many posters have been permitted to. During free dining, until after 2008 Disney had actual programs to encourage guests to do this - if you used your TS for a CS meal you'd get an extra snack or some type of merchandise.

    On the deluxe dining plan you can definitely use credits for CS meals. You do not get TS credits; you get meal credits that are good for either type of meal.

    See the "Everything you always wanted to know" sticky thread at the top of the Dining Plan forum for the rundown on the Disney dining plans (how many credits with each and what you can redeem them for).

    Interestingly enough, sometimes WDW phone cast members do not know as much about certain Disney programs as posters on the DIS do. If you called the dining line and asked about the dining plans...the dining line is pretty much good for one thing - making reservations. I don't ask them for any other information, because much of the time they either don't know or they're wrong.
     
  8. CathieArms

    CathieArms DIS Veteran

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2008
    Messages:
    2,010
    Thank you...I'll check it out...
     
  9. MrsLS

    MrsLS DIS Veteran

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2005
    Messages:
    1,276
    Then he is firmly wrong, if you are on the deluxe plan, the CS and TS are interchangable. I've done it.

    http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/vacation-packages/2010/deluxe-dining/

    http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/me...altDisneyWorld/en_us/PDF/2010DeluxeDining.pdf

    Above are the links to get the deluxe plan from disney's website.
    "Over 100 select Quick Service and Table Service restaurants,
    including our legendary Disney Character Dining, participate in the
    Disney Deluxe Dining Plan."
     
  10. Kayleebug

    Kayleebug Always planning my next trip for some more magic!

    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2005
    Messages:
    838
    We had deluxe dining last summer, and we definitely used many of the credits for CS meals instead of TS meals. No problem!:thumbsup2
     

Share This Page