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10 Favorite Things Found in Tomorrowland at Walt Disney World

There’s a lot of magic at Magic Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. Six different lands full of thrilling attractions, shows, shops and rides come together to give Guests an experience unlike any other. But out of those six lands, it’s Tomorrowland that really stands out—and for good reason. Here are 10 different things you can find ...

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12 Tips and Tricks for Dining at Walt Disney World

1. Use mealtime for family time. Even when you’re simply having dinner at home, this is a good practice. But it seems worth mentioning even more when it comes to dining experiences at Disney World. Chances are you are on vacation or celebrating something special if you’re enjoying a table-service restaurant at Disney World. Either way, be sure to protect ...

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12 Tips and Tricks for Dining at Walt Disney World

2. Remember the gratuity. There’s only one thing more uncomfortable than talking about money, and that’s a surprise when it comes to money or cost. This one is pretty straightforward. It’s important to understand going in to the restaurant that if you are seated at a table with a total of six or more Guests, a gratuity of 18% will ...

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12 Tips and Tricks for Dining at Walt Disney World

3. Understand how the characters meet and greet. When you arrive at a character dining experience, you will notice characters greeting Guests at different tables. Most of the time, only one character greets Guests at a table at one time. After that character moves on, another character will come to the table to meet Guests and say hello. You may ...

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12 Tips and Tricks for Dining at Walt Disney World

4. Come prepared for character dining experiences. If you have booked a character dining experience, you’ll want to arrive at the restaurant prepared for the magic. If you’ll be meeting characters during your meal, it’s important to have your camera or amply-charged smartphone with you to capture that magic forever. PhotoPass photographers are not usually a part of dining experiences ...

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12 Tips and Tricks for Dining at Walt Disney World

6. Be familiar with the menu. Thanks to Disney World’s massively expansive and informative website, you’ll never have to wonder what’s on the menu at the restaurant you’ve reserved. Visit disneyworld.disney.go.com to read about each restaurant and to look over the complete menus. This is especially helpful if you have little ones (or older ones) who are a bit picky ...

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12 Tips and Tricks for Dining at Walt Disney World

8. Make celebration arrangements in advance. Are you celebrating a birthday, anniversary, graduation or other special day during your meal? If so, be sure to mention your celebration when making your reservation—either with an agent or in the special comments section of the reservation screen online or via the My Disney Experience app. Disney World will also have a special ...

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