Dining Changes in 2018 - Alcohol Questions

Discussion in 'Disney for Adults and Solo Travelers' started by MotherofMice, Oct 27, 2017.

  1. MotherofMice

    MotherofMice Earning My Ears

    Sep 28, 2017
    Drinks with Breakfast/Brunch? I have Ohana res at 11:15 and would love to put that drink credit to use. I know I have gotten a drink at the bar before being seated but I don't recall if they serve drinks at the table. Anyone know how this will work?

    Also if I break up my Quick Service I assume I lose the drink option?
  2. purple figment

    purple figment DIS Veteran

    Aug 17, 2009
    Currently I don't think anyone knows exactly how the alcoholic drink entitlement will work next year, but you can follow the Dining Plan forum where information will be posted as it is released.

    All the entitlements of a dining credit have to be used at the same time. You cannot order an entree at one place and save the drink entitlement for later.
  3. Abbiemay

    Abbiemay Earning My Ears

    Oct 29, 2017
    I was going to say we won't know the details until DISers start reporting back from their 2018 trips... We fans love to micro-manage every single detail before our trips but rarely do we actually get these detail from Disney officials. Here is how I understand it... With every 'meal' you get a beverage and this beverage can be regular, specialty, or alcoholic. This INCLUDES quick-service meals (where you only get 1 entree and a beverage) and of course, table-service, etc. Of course, with your snack credits, you aren't entitled to any beverage (unless that beverage just happens to be counted as a snack). So if you have an Ohana lunch table-service res, you can get 1 entree, 1 dessert, and 1 beverage (regular, specialty, or alcoholic). Your beverage/alcohol credit is tied to the meal, so you must use it during that meal. I don't see why they would offer these inclusive (everyone with a dining plan) alcohol entitlements and then not offer them at tables.
  4. supersnoop

    supersnoop What time is the three o'clock parade?

    Nov 13, 2013
    The language on the brochure and website leaves a lot to be desired. It doesn’t specifically list the beverage with buffet or family style meals. There’s speculation that alcohol won’t be included at buffets, but I have a feeling the beverage entitlement will be consistent.
  5. Gilbert Loo

    Gilbert Loo Earning My Ears

    Jan 31, 2017
    We had alcohol with our buffet at Crystal Palace included in the dining package.

    It should be the same here but have not confirmed.

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