9 - Do I have to pay to make a reservation?
Yes and no. There is never a cost associated with making a Disney World dining reservation, but there are a few select meals that you have to pre-pay. If you are required to pre-pay for a meal (i.e. Cinderella’s Royal Table, Hoop Dee Doo Revue, Mickey’s Backyard BBQ, etc.) then you won’t have to pay anything when you go to the meal. These pre-paid meals include tax and gratuity. The majority of dining experiences will not have a cost or pre-payment associated with them. If you miss your reservation and don’t cancel at least 24 hours prior to the reservation, you are subject to a $10 charge per person that will be charged to the card used to hold the reservation. Photo Credit: Disney Photo Snapper.