Attention Disney fans: We have some exciting news to start off the New Year!

This morning, Disney surprised everyone by releasing the details of their 2019 Free Dining promotion. As you may know, Disney’s Free Dining promotion is the most eagerly awaited offer of the year and details are never released this early in the season. With this announcement way ahead of schedule, Disney fans are now scrambling to make their reservations as soon as they can.

As of January 2nd, Disney is allowing guests to book Free Dining packages for July-September 2019 arrival dates. Availability is limited so you must act fast in order to take advantage of this offer! Continue reading for our booking recommendation.

With this Free Dining announcement and the new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge land slated to open this fall, 2019 is already shaping up to be an exciting year at Disney World. Let’s take a look at what you need to know about Disney’s 2019 Free Dining promotion so you can secure this amazing discount before its too late.

Dates for Disney Free Dining 2019

Details of Disney 2019 Free Dining

Guests are eligible to receive a FREE dining plan with the purchase of a non-discounted 5-night/6-day Magic Your Way room and theme park ticket package with a Park Hopper or Park Hopper Plus Option.

The promotion must be booked NOW through February 10, 2019, for most nights with arrival dates from July 5th through September 30, 2019.

  • Guests who book Value and Moderate Resorts will receive the Quick-Service Dining Plan.
  • Guests staying at Deluxe Resorts (including Deluxe Villa Resort) will receive the Disney Dining Plan.

Disney Quick-Service Dining Plan: Guests receive 2 quick-service (counter-service) meals and 2 snacks per person, per night for the length of their stay. In addition, each guest receives one adult beverage or specialty drink per meal (plus a refillable mug).

Disney Dining Plan: Guests with a package that includes a Disney Dining Plan receive one table-service meal, one quick-service meal, and two snacks per person, per night for the length of their stay. Table-service meals can be used for dinner shows, Character Dining, and Signature Dining experiences. Additionally, each person receives one adult beverage or specialty drink per meal (plus a refillable mug).

Other Noteworthy Details

  • Advance reservations are required
  • Cannot be combined with other promotions or discounts
  • Rooms are limited for this offer
  • Just having a room or vacation package booked during this timeframe doesn’t guarantee that you will be eligible for Free Dining
  • Gratuities are not included
  • All guests staying in the same room must be part of the same package
  • Children ages 3-9 must order from the children’s menu when available

Excluded Disney Resorts

  • Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort
  • Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter
  • The Little Mermaid rooms of Disney’s Art of Animation Resort
  • The Campsites/cabins of Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground
  • The Cabins at Copper Creek Villas
  • The Bungalows of Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows
  • All 3-bedroom villas

Don’t Delay: Book NOW

The Disney Free Dining promotion is very limited and very popular. As such, Free Dining will sell out quickly. As the saying goes, the early bird catches the worm…so do not delay!

We encourage you to contact our recommended Disney travel agency – The Vacationeer – as soon as possible. They can provide you with more specifics on the promotion as well as give you a free quote for a Free Dining vacation package.  The services of The Vacationeer are extremely helpful, very time-saving, and totally free of charge!

You can email The Vacationeer at or fill out the contact form here:

Again, this promotion will go fast, so act now!