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tables in wonderland or the dining plan?

Discussion in 'Restaurants, Dining, Dining Plans' started by luvthemansion, Feb 7, 2011.

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    I was asking people about the dining plan when someone suggested forgetting that and doing tables in wonderland but I dont really know what it is or what benefits it gives us? I cant see much on the disney website either :( anyone have any clues?
     
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    You have to be either a Florida Resident or Annual Passholder to obtain the Tables in Wonderland card. With it you receive 20% off of food and drink at MOST of the Disney restaurants and bars/lounges, including the food courts (POR is an exception but not POFQ). In the restaurants and bars/lounges that accept it there is an automatic 18% tip added. It costs $75 per year.
     
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    As John says it's a great little card with saves 20% on just about everything, alcohol included which is a rarity for Disney discounts!

    It used to be that you could pay whatever gratuity you felt fit, now most places will add 18% on automatically if you use the card and some, like V&A, will add 20%.

    So nowadays we just consider it a way to prepay all our tips for $75 per year. It's less exciting to think of it that way but it certainly saves a lot of money whilst taking away the "how much do we tip" issue.

    I guess we think of the dining plan as a way to prepay our meals versus the tables in wonderland card which prepays our tips.
     
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    How do you go about getting one of those TIW cards? :unsure:
     
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    Terry we normally pick ours up at the Guest Services in DTD, but you should be able to get them at your resort I would think, and if not then any other Guest Services.
     

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