2018 Walt Disney World Travel Packages Now Available, Dining Plan Now Includes Alcohol

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2018 Walt Disney World travel packages did in fact go on sale today, with the Disney Dining Plan now offering alcoholic and specialty beverages as rumored.

Guests of select Walt Disney World® Resort hotels with Magic Your Way Vacation Packages that include a Disney Dining Plan have several new beverage options available.

Beverages – Guests under 21 can choose (1) non-alcoholic beverage (including specialty beverages where offered). Guests over 21 can choose either one (1) single serving non-alcoholic beverage (including specialty beverages where offered) or one (1) single serving mixed cocktail, beer, or wine (where offered) within their meal entitlement.

A single serving non-alcoholic beverage includes items such as:

  • Artisanal Milkshakes
  • Fresh Smoothies
  • Premium Hot chocolates
  • Soda, Coffee, or Tea

A single serving alcoholic beverage includes items such as:

  • Beer or Cider
  • Wine or Sangria
  • Mixed Drinks and Specialty Cocktails

Most beer, wine and mixed drink beverages included, some exceptions apply. Guests must be age 21 and over and present valid ID to be served one (1) alcoholic beverage. Alcoholic beverages may only be redeemed with a quick-service or table-service meal entitlement.

With the additions, there is of course a price increase (prices below are per adult, per day):

                                    2018                   2017

Quick Service           $52.49                  $48.19

Disney Dining          $75.49                  $69.35

Disney Deluxe         $116.24                 $106.68

Contact Kingdom Konsultant at 1-866-566-7858 or [email protected] if you would like to book these packages now!

Please note that the last date of a Guest’s 2018 Magic Your Way Package may not be more than 499 days in the future and most airlines can not be booked more than 331 days in the future.

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Tom Corless

Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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  • Wow the price increase actually isn’t that bad considering how much they charge for alcohol in the parks. Good to know that new decency regulator we installed is still working. Fingers crossed it doesn’t malfunction like the rest, or else there may be a sudden additional charge for getting to sit with your family.

  • We don’t drink and we don’t want a smoothie or milkshake with our meals either. So we will be paying almost $100 more for something we won’t use. Disney needs to offer a non-alcoholic dining plan as well.

    • 2018 2017

      Quick Service $52.49 $48.19

      Disney Dining $75.49 $69.35

      Disney Deluxe $116.24 $106.68

  • Why wouldn’t they offer a no alcohol plan option?

    Guests under 21 pay the same as guests 21 & over and only get one drink… Doesn’t make sense.

  • I get this for specialty NA drinks, but does this mean you won’t get refills on iced tea or soda?

    [Because clearly, a lack of refills is what will mean the difference between going or not! :) ]

  • Judging by the comments so far, y’all could use the drink that’s included in the plan now. Lighten up people and enjoy yourselves. YOLO. Life’s too short.

  • I don’t drink. Why do I have to pay for a service that I will not use? Additionally, it is a place where there are plenty of kids, why are alcool allowed? I think if you are forbidden to smoke, you shouldn’t drink any alcoolic drinks. Anyway, are there prices avalible for those that don’t drink?

  • Wow some of you people are ridiculous. Offering specialty drinks is just a way to mask the price increase by creating an illusion of value. They increase prices all the time without offering anything additional. There are plenty of non alcoholic specialty drinks besides milkshakes, smoothies, and hot chocolate that will appeal to almost anyone. Everyone is focusing only on the alcohol and it just sounds like a condemnation of alcohol in general. Get over yourselves people, and have a drink. The first round’ is on Disney.

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