Disney World restaurants will charge $10 for no-shows
Published: October 12, 2011 at 8:17 AM
If your plans change, you will be able to save the $10 fee if you cancel your priority seating time at least 24 hours in advance, by calling Disney's new cancellation line - 407-WDW-CNCL. (You make reservations by calling 407-WDW-DINE.)
In-park restaurants charging the new fee include Le Cellier Steakhouse, The Hollywood Brown Derby and the Crystal Palace. Cinderella's Royal Table in the Magic Kingdom's castle previously had switched to a pre-pay system to discourage reservation hoarding there.
Obviously, if you already have a priority seating time and didn't give a credit card number, the no-show fee won't apply to you. But after the 26th? Well, remember that cancellation number, and don't forget to use it if your touring plan or vacation dates change.