If you’re planning a trip to Disney World (and staying on property) then you’ll be faced with the question “Do you want the Disney dining plan”? There are so many pros and cons, and I’m going to break them down for you so you can make the best decision for your trip!
What is the Disney Dining Plan?
Essentially the dining plan allows you to pre pay for your meals so that you don’t have to worry about it while you are on your trip. Entitlements are calculated by the number of nights you stay. Plans do not include gratuity so you’ll have to keep that in mind (gratuity not required at quick-service locations).
Commonly used terms:
Quick-Service is similar to a fast food restaurant. You order at a counter and find a place to sit. A quick-service meal includes an entrée and a beverage (21+ can get an alcoholic beverage with their meal).
I want to talk about something that happens to every one of us: overspending. December was a hard month on our budget, we went over budget in a lot of categories. Part of it was plain overspending, and part of it was oversight on my part, forgetting to include irregular expenses in our monthly budget. We ended up spending about $75 more on Christmas gifts than we planned, and I forgot to include my $200 reregistration as a massage therapist. BUT I’m moving on and taking steps to prevent this from happening again!
Here is how you can deal with overspending and get back on track. (more…)
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