Disney Cruise Line: Wine and Beer Packages

Disney Cruise Line offers multi-bottle wine packages to guests. The package allows you to select one bottle of wine each night of your cruise, and you have two ways of purchasing your package: on...

Is Opening Day Still the Best Day to Book a Disney Cruise?

Updated 3/23/17  I never thought I would ever have to write this article. Conventional wisdom has always been that the best fares for a Disney Cruise Line vacation are those that are published on Opening...

15+ Things to Buy From Amazon Before Your Disney Cruise

I learn something every time I cruise. And each time I sail, I think to myself, "I am so glad I packed this!" or "I wish I had this on board with me." I...

Shopping for a Winter Cruise

I love a tropical cruise in the heart of winter. I feel a little like Olaf in January, just longing for summer. Unfortunately, swim suits, beach bags and flip flops leave the stores shortly...

Should You Use a Travel Agent for Your DCL Vacation?

Updated January 2017 Planning a Disney Cruise Line vacation is a lot of fun. I enjoy it so much, I became a part of the Prep School team. However, with four ships, multiple cruise itineraries, and...

Packing List: My Top 5

When I say there are a lot of packing lists online to help you plan for your cruise, I am not exaggerating. Many of them are good, and the really good ones are clever....

Quick Guide to Your First Disney Cruise

Updated January 2017 Congratulations! You’ve decided to book your first Disney Cruise. Now what? At DCL Prep School, we believe strongly in the 6-step planning process. It works. However, if this is your first Disney cruise,...