2014 Disney World Free Dining Offer Now Available for General Public Reservations

Booking is now available! Walt Disney World’s Free Dining Offer has been extended to the general public for select dates in September, October, November, and December 2014!

The offer was first available only to Disney’s Visa Cardholders.

Travel Dates

Free Dining is being offered to guests ARRIVING during the dates listed below. A minimum stay of 3 nights is required and may not be booked for longer than 14 nights.

August 31 – October 3, 2014
October 26 – November 1, 2014
November 9 – 20, 2014
December 12 – 23, 2014

Disney Resorts

If you stay at a Value Resort, you’ll receive the Quick Service Dining plan for FREE. (Note that you can upgrade to the standard or deluxe dining plans by paying the difference in cost per night.)

If you reserve a Moderate, Deluxe, or Deluxe Villa Resort, you will receive the standard Dining plan for FREE. (You can upgrade to the deluxe dining plan by paying the difference in cost per night).

NOTE: Fort Wilderness campsites, 3-bedroom Disney Vacation Club villas, Little Mermaid rooms at Art of Animation Resort, all Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort, All-Star Movies rooms, and rooms at Port Orleans Resort Riverside and French Quarter are not included in this offer.


In addition to booking a minimum stay of 3 nights at one of the above Disney resorts, you’ll also need to purchase AT LEAST a 2-day Magic Your Way Disney World ticket.

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Is The Free Dining Offer Right For Your Family?

Since this offer generally can’t be combined with other discounts, it’s often difficult to determine whether or not your family will save more money with Disney World hotel room discount or with the free dining offer.

We break down and compare the costs and options for several Disney World discounts, including the free dining offer, in our fully updated DFB Guide to Walt Disney World® Dining 2014 e-Book to help you save the most money possible.

Along with over 450 pages of great Disney World dining advice, photos, and details, this book is a great deal. Get yours here, and speaking of saving money — use code “2014” to get $4 off today!

Does your family plan Disney trips around Free Dining offers? Share your thoughts on Free Dining in the comments below!


  1. Jenni says

    Historically free dining has been offered for the whole month of November and we started planning our trip with that in mind. Our travel dates aren’t included in the free dining dates just released. Any chance Disney will expand the offer?

  2. Catsy says

    It has never been harder to call WDW. The best I’ve able to do in a week is sit on hold for half an hour. Mostly it’s “All circuits busy”.

  3. Sam Goldsworthy says

    Will there be free dining in Janury 2015 as I am going from the fourth and from the UK.
    I hope I can do it as it would be very good.
    I will just have to keep an eye out.

  4. Natalie Fox says


    Free dining for 2015 has already been released for UK residents on the 24th April. Covers from the 1st January i do believe. disneyholidays.co.uk

  5. Randi says

    I’ve tried calling 37 times already today. I get nothing but busy tones every time. It would be nice to be able to save on food in September…

  6. Katie says

    There seem to be a lot more restrictions on the Free Dining this year. My family was able to take advantage of it last year in the middle of October, but those dates are not available now. We had talked about going back for a few days at the same time this year. We never booked the trip, and I’m now glad we didn’t, because we wouldn’t have gotten Free Dining. We are now talking about going to California and spending a few days at Disneyland. There is no Free Dining, but it would still be a fun trip.

  7. Allen says

    Our favorite resort (Port Orleans French Quarter) is no longer included… Why???

    Want to stay at Coronado Springs, you HAVE to pay for a King Bed room!

    Disappointing restrictions and more each year.

  8. Natalie Fox says

    You guys should be grateful, at least you get the regular dining plan for free, if us Brits stay in a value, we get a breakfast and moderate/deluxe only get free dining, and costs us like $6000 minimum for 14 nights…

  9. John says

    …..the “earliest” dates used to start in the middle to third week of August. We had been going on / about Aug 23/24 thru Sept 2/3 for several years ….and got shut-out last yr. for the first time.

    …..that said ….we won’t be there this year.

  10. Cynthia says

    Stll getting the all circuits are busy message. Had a reservation for POR and wanted to change to CS. Went on the website and made a reservation that way. Will cancel the POR reservation tomorrow. I hope I will be able to get through.

  11. Adam Burton says

    I was on hold for 90 minutes but finally got through. Insane. Saved almost 1000 dollars though.

  12. Andrea says

    I booked Friday, May 2 under the Disney Visa deal. It is so worth it to get a head start over everyone else wanting Free Dining. I waited on hold for two hours but it was worth it…we saved $1700!!!!

  13. Robyn says

    I seriously hit redial over and over again from 7 am est to 9 am and got all circuits are busy the entire time. Then I called over my lunch break and had no problems adding it.

  14. Kelly says

    Anyone know if this available to DVC members? I just booked our stay for October and would love to take advantage of it!

  15. says

    The Disney site says a minimum of 6 nights and 7 days of Magic Your Way tickets needs to be bought. Is that how it is for Canadian residents? So confused!

  16. Matt says

    Of Course the week my wife and I will be there (Oct 9-19) isn’t included…..

  17. Erin says

    We book through AAA and our agent spent over 4 hours on the phone to change/modify reservations. We were staying at POR December 21-29 but switched to a king room at Caribbean Beach. We saved over $600! We had free dining at POR during the same time period last year and were kinda bummed to not be able to stay there again, but $600 is significant!

  18. Lisa says

    Yay updated our resevation with free dining after almost a week of my AAA agent calling to get through! Keep in mind if you book your Disney Vacation through AAA they have to update your reservation you can not call Disney World directly… Must have 7 days and 6 night stay at a participating Disney Resort and must purchase at mnimum a two day MYW park tickets and travel during select dates. Savings of $1000!!!

  19. Chelsea says

    Why are All-Star Movies and Port Orleans excluded from the offer? What’s significant about them that would cause this?

  20. Laura says

    Hi we are arriving on the 25 Oct and departing on the 31 Oct does that mean we miss out? Thanks

  21. Roz says

    My husband and I made our reservations for Dec.13-20 and we did get the free dining. I always book our reservations around the dining offers. What an economical way to go especially for families of 3,4,5 or more.
    The food is very expensive and it’s great not to have to pay for it. Admission tickets have skyrocketed and we think free dining should be offered at least twice a year. It would allow people who can’t afford Disney to experience it without the added expense of food.
    Thirty percent off rooms is great….. but we prefer the free dining… I hope Disney re-visits the twice a year offer… the way things are in the world today….everyone deserves a little R&R and what better place to do that than WDW !!!!!

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