RUMOR: Walt Disney World’s Disney Dining Plan Adding Alcoholic & Specialty Beverages in 2018

RUMOR: Walt Disney World's Disney Dining Plan Adding Alcoholic & Specialty Beverages in 2018
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According to internal rumblings, 2018 Disney Dining Plan packages should include alcoholic and specialty beverages.

With the new plans, guests will now be able to enjoy a choice of either one speciality non-alcoholic or alcoholic (if they are over 21 years of age) beverage with each meal.

A single serving non-alcoholic specialty beverage may includes items such as Artisanal Milkshakes, Smoothies, Premium Hot Chocolates, Soda, Coffee, or Tea. A single serving alcoholic beverage might include items such as Beer or Cider, Wine or Sangria, or even Mixed Drinks such as specialty cocktails.

With these additions, prices for the Disney Dining Plan should be raised again. It is unclear if guests can opt out of these additions for a cheaper plan, but it seems doubtful. Reportedly, those who have already booked 2018 packages will get these new entitlements at no extra charge.

An official announcement from Disney is expected this week.

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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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David Rivera
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David Rivera

Im confused. Is this a rumor or fact? Your last paragraph gives the idea that is already has happen yet the title is a rumor.

andrew
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andrew

It is a rumor until it is confirmed as a fact. Tom has sources that he trusts so he feels confident that it will be confirmed as fact.

Benjamin
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Benjamin

Does anyone know if Vegan-friendly beverages will be included?

Hugh Jas
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Hugh Jas

Yes, water is included.

Jeff
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Jeff

Vegan friendly beverages???
If that’s a joke, love it.
If not………go away.

Linda
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Linda

Don’t need to pay more for dining plan

Clay
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Clay

Just bring back the original dining plan with the appetizer, dessert, and tip and it will be worthwhile again.

jedwa
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jedwa

How many credits does it take to drink around the World Showcase?

Cindy
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Cindy

What restaurant is that drink from? It looks delicious!