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Disney Dining Plan Quick Service Credits Change?

from Michael


Dad, Good morning. I have read on a couple of sites that there’s a Quick Service (QS) credits change and now credits are being split as adult and child. On our last trip the QS credits were lumped into one category. So, before we were able to get an adult QS meals for the kids that the kids, when they were extra hungry or tired of chicken strips and peanut butter sandwiches. (We were told by Cast Members that it was OK to do this). I have not been able to find anything official to confirm the QS credit split, have you heard anything on this?

Dad Answers

Pioneer Hall, home of the Hoop Dee Doo Revue is a 2 credit restaurant that would be affected by a Quick Service Credits change

The Hoop Dee Doo Revue is Dad’s favorite 2 credit restaurant – photo by Rich Ramos

Good morning Michael. Yes, it’s morning here too. Amazing.


This is one of those answers I hate to give. The answer is I’m sorry, but yes, Disney has changed the Dining Plans Quick Service credits.

Quick Service Credits Change

Previously the plan lumped the adult and children’s credits together on the QS plan. For example, if you had 2 adults and 2 children you could go to a 2 credit restaurant, say Cinderella’s Royal Table, and pay cash for the kids meals and use child’s credits for the adult meal. It was a glitch in the system.


On January 1, 2020, a Quick Service Credits change was made and now adults have to use adult credits and children have to use children’s credits.

Dad’s Disney Dining Plan Quick Service page

Dad’s Bottom Line

Michael, unfortunately Disney has made a Quick Service Dining credit change and has plugged the loophole. Now adults are adults and children are children on the Disney Dining Plan. It’s the way it should be, but annoying just the same.


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Comments 1

  1. Yet another reason to not do the dining plan. I did the math once, and it would not have saved us any money. AND it just creates more stress. I guess if you do it enough and know how to work it, it might be worth the hassle. But who wants hassles on their vacation?

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