Tables in Wonderland to See Some Changes in 2014
Thanks to a tip from @Wonderland Nerds and confirmed via the Tables in Wonderland website, a few changes will be occurring in relation to the Tables in Wonderland card and its validity.
For those who are unaware, Tables in Wonderland is a special card that can be purchased not only by Florida Residents, but also Annual/Seasonal Passholders, as well as DVC members. The card affords them discounts on food and beverage, including alcohol, at over 100 participating restaurants at the Walt Disney World, complimentary resort valet and theme park parking for dining purposes, and invitations to special events that occur from time to time.
Current blackout dates for the card for all restaurants include Easter Sunday, Mother’s Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day. Beginning on August 1, 2014, a few restaurants will see additional blackout dates during specific times of the year. These restaurants include:
- 1900 Park Fare
- Chef Mickey’s
- ‘Ohana (Dinner Only)
- Cinderella’s Royal Table
- Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
- Le Cellier Steakhouse
Dates which these restaurants will be blacked out are November 23-29, 2014; December 21-27, 2014; March 8-April 4, 2015; and May 31-June 20, 2015.
Another change is that beginning on August 1, 2014, Victoria & Albert’s will no longer participate in the Tables in Wonderland program.
For more information about these new blackouts or for information about Tables in Wonderland in general, make sure to visit their website.
8 thoughts on “Tables in Wonderland to See Some Changes in 2014”
Nice to see that Disney is continuing its mission of squeezing every last possible drop of profit out of everything it does.
And are we really surprised?
I’m not really surprised, but man it still hurts. On the very rare instances when we’ve eaten at Victoria and Albert’s, the discount really helped. This is reminiscent of the passholder discount cuts, more taking without replacing. I’m starting to think there something to the comparison Variety made between Neutron Jack Welch and Bob Iger in April.
Of course, we were planning to go to WDW in September over our Disneyversary, so it’s kind of a bummer to find out that V&A will have just dropped off. We’ll probably end up having to skip eating there, sadly.
Obviously the demand is there for these restaurants without the discounts or Disney would not make such changes….Disney is a business, and all of their offers/discounts are designed to drive more business to areas as needed….not to reward us as consumers. For those that want an equal experience to V&A, try Bull&Bear at the Bonnet Creek Waldorf….if your not getting the discount, then there is less incentive to stick with V&A
sure…Disney is a business. but as a business, they should be at least somewhat aware and appreciative of their most loyal patrons. in the past few years, all Disney has done is TAKE from AP holders – increasing annual costs at a rate higher than MYW tickets, making child AP costs equal to adult AP costs, reducing Premium AP discount rates from 20% to 10%, raising the annual cost of TIW over 30%, and now watering down the benefit that even that provides. sure…they’re the ones offering these ‘perks’, and so they have the prerogative to reduce or eliminate them at any point – understood. but a little ‘good faith’ gesture, and maybe a little GIVE to go along with all the TAKE, could go a long way toward suring up the relationship with your most loyal fans and customers .
Oh that is too bad. I will not have to make my husband put on shoes and pants which he has not since 1984. All he wears is sandels and shorts. Thanks vic & albert/ You made my day.