This summer is bound to be an exciting one at Walt Disney World. With Toy Story Land opening June 30, 2018 and Pandora having opened on May 27, 2017, there is a lot that is new in a year’s time. Now there is even more incentive to take a Disney vacation; Disney’s Summer 2018 Discounts were released on March 21, 2018. The three discounts include room only discounts, room and ticket discounts, and a package offer that includes room, tickets and a free dining plans for kids!
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Room Only Discount
Select Disney Resorts are offering room only discounts on vacation stays from June 11, 2018 to August 1, 2018. Larger discounts are offered when rooms are booked prior to May 23, 2018.
Disney Deluxe Villas and Disney Deluxe Resorts
Book through 5/22/18 and receive a 25% discount; book 5/23/12 – 8/1/18 and receive a 20% discount on select rooms at the following resorts:
- BoardWalk Villas
- Old Key West Resort
- Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa
- Animal Kingdom Villas – Jambo House
- Animal Kingdom Villas – Kidani Village
- Animal Kingdom Lodge
- BoardWalk Inn
- Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
- Yacht Club Resort
Book through 5/22/18 and receive a 15% discount; book 5/23/12 – 8/1/18 and receive a 10% discount on select rooms at the following resorts:
- Beach Club Villas
- Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
- Copper Creek Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
- Polynesian Villas & Bungalows – Studios only
- Beach Club Resort
- Contemporary Resort
- Polynesian Village Resort
- Wilderness Lodge
Book through 5/22/18 and receive a 20% discount; book 5/23/12 – 8/1/18 and receive a 15% discount on the following rooms:
- Caribbean Beach Resort
- Coronado Springs Resort
Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter and Port Orleans Resort – Riverside offer a 10% discount on select rooms booked now to 8/1/18. The Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort offers a 20% discount on select rooms booked now to 8/1/18.
Value Resort Hotels
Book through 5/22/18 and receive a 20% discount; book 5/23/12 – 8/1/18 and receive a 15% discount on select rooms at the following resorts:
- All-Star Movies Resort
- All-Star Music Resort
- All-Star Sports Resort
- Art of Animation Resort – Family Suites only
- Pop Century Resort
The savings for these rooms are based on non-discounted prices for the same room and cannot be combined with any other type of discount. Length of stay requirements may apply.
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4 Night/4 Day Room and Ticket Package
The sample pricing of these discount packages is based on a family of four consisting of two adults, one junior (ages 10-17) and one child (ages 3-9). It is also based on a 4 night stay with 4 day standard tickets when you book through May 22, 2018. Package pricing is available most Sunday through Thursday nights for a stay between June 11, 2018 and August 30, 2018.
Sample Pricing is as follows:
- All-Star Music Resort – packages starting at $2,123
- Coronado Springs Resort – packages starting at $2,384
- Animal Kingdom Lodge – packages starting at $2,935
- Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa – packages starting at $2,938
Some packages are also available for larger parties or those who would like to stay longer than four days. These packages cannot be combined with any other type of discount.
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Room, Ticket and Free Dining for Kids Package
This amazing offer is available most nights from May 28 – March 30, 2018 and must be booked before August 1, 2018. Kids ages 3 -9 receive a free dining plan when purchasing a 3 night/3 day (or longer) non-discounted package. The package includes a room at a select Disney Resort, theme park tickets, and dining plan. Everyone in the reservation must have the same package.
Disney has traditionally offered a free dining package for everyone in the reservation at select times. In recent years, those staying at a Value or Moderate Resort receive the Disney Quick Serve Dining plan and those at a Deluxe Resort receive the Disney Dining Plan. For this current offer, kids ages 3-9 receive the same dining plan as everyone else in the reservation. All three levels of dining plan are eligible for the current offer.
A quick note: dining reservations are able to be made up to 180 days ahead of time. Some table service restaurants may already be full at the time of booking this package. Cancellations always happen though, so if you don’t get the restaurant you’re looking for, keep checking!
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A Final Note
Disney’s Summer 2018 discounts are limited. If you see one you’re interested in you may want to get more information on the sooner side. You may also want to price out several different offers. Depending on the make up of your party, some offers may be better than others. For example, the free dining for kids offer works best for us because we have four kids between the ages of 3-9 and can all stay in one suite. For smaller parties, another offer might be a better deal.
What do you think of Disney’s Summer 2018 discounts?
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13 thoughts on “Disney’s Summer 2018 Discounts Released”
Disney always has the best deals during the summer! My husband and I are HUGE Disney fans so we go often, but we usually stay in campgrounds outside of Disney because it’s cheaper, so we don’t always get the deals. And we don’t like to go in the summer because it is way too hot! But these deals are awesome!
I’ve never been in the summer because I’ve heard it’s so hot but these deals make me willing to try it! 🙂
I didn’t even know Disney discounted at all! Thank you for all this information!
Samantha, Disney World always seems to have some type of discount happening!
This is great! We took our first trip to Disney World last year and can’t wait to go back!
Tabbie, that is exactly how we felt after our first trip! What was supposed to be a trip every 2-3 years quickly became 4 trips in 2 years!
Wish we could afford to do Disneyland this year. Maybe next year 🙂
Brandy, I know Disney World always has discounts. Maybe Disneyland does too?
Very cool! I wish Disney World was in the cards this year.
Emily, I don’t know if this helps, but kids under 3 are free!
Some great deals here. I wish I was planning a trip to Disney…but someday soon I hope. 🙂
There are always different deals on Disney World’s website. If you have any planning questions, let me know! I would love to have you join our Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1780200758678013
This is awesome info!!! Thanks so much for sharing this.
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