Mobile Dining Check-In comes to My Disney Experience to eliminate podium check-in at restaurants

Jun 16, 2020 in "The Walt Disney Company"

My Disney Experience will replace traditional podium check-in at Walt Disney World Resort hotel restaurants with a new contact-less Mobile Dine Check-In feature.


This is how it will work from June 22 at Walt Disney World's table service restaurants.

  • When your check-in window arrives, you’ll receive a push notification prompting you to check in via the app. Or, you can begin the check-in process by scanning a QR code located in the restaurant’s lobby. There’s no need to visit the host stand to check in.

  • From the push notification or QR code, you’ll be able to check in for your reservation—and confirm your arrival time and party details.

  • Once your table is ready, you’ll be notified to proceed to a specified location.
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Article Posted: Jun 16, 2020 / 4:44pm ET
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wendysueJun 21, 2020

Yep... although I'm not in the 65+ group, I'm one of those. I've had the same flip phone for 9 years. Works great-is cheap-never gets hacked and I don't have to get a neck ache from looking down at it all the time. Oh, and I am always paying attention to the people I'm with instead of staring at my phone. :)

aladdin2007Jun 17, 2020

Others might just because you don't.

networkproJun 17, 2020

We frequently have seating requests at Cape May for dinner. A booth, and preferably with either Jan or Genesis as waitress/waiter.

Ravenclaw78Jun 17, 2020

Maybe you should delete that user's post too, then? It seems like otherwise you'll keep having to come back here and delete responses to it, since the tone in which it was written guarantees that people will keep reacting to it.

wdwmagicJun 17, 2020

They were just off topic about another user and not helpful for people looking for useful information.

rle4lunchJun 17, 2020

Nice to see comments disappear when there was nothing inflammatory and/or slanderous said. wow.

Ravenclaw78Jun 17, 2020

Given the now-deleted "Do you know who I am?" rant she went on last night when someone told her what she sounded like, I'd guess that she doesn't even throw a tip to them.

rle4lunchJun 17, 2020

Wondering if they throw fish to the waitstaff if they've done a good job?

Prince-1Jun 17, 2020

"Trained", lol. :rolleyes:

Ravenclaw78Jun 17, 2020

That's fair. I totally get that part too. :)

NickPytlinskiJun 17, 2020

i meant this bit, but im pretty sure they were humouring the situation. 'I will also add. I live here and go to ohana at least once a month many times solo. I am not interested in conversation nor am I interested in looking at people dance nor am I interested in conversation. '

Ravenclaw78Jun 17, 2020

I think most adults know that it's unwise at best to be that demanding to the waitstaff at any restaurant, even at Disney...

NickPytlinskiJun 17, 2020

hehehe love it. i think most adults know the feeling.

Jon81ukJun 17, 2020

Will be interesting to see, its certainly possible that some of the boat services are cut back and they may only transport to the park. But we are in the middle of a pandemic, travel to WDW itself isn't really essential and moving between resorts even less so.