Should You Use a Travel Agent to Book Your Cruise? | DCL Prep School

Should You Use a Disney Travel Agent?

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 - and three more on...

How Disney Cruise Line Compares to Other Cruise Lines

Disney Cruise Line has become my go to cruise line for the superb attention to detail and overall guest experience. That being said, I have had excellent experiences on other cruise lines as well....
100 Photos of Castaway Cay, Disney's Private Island in the Bahamas

100+ Photos From Castaway Cay

Y'all know how I feel about Castaway Cay, Disney's private island in the Bahamas. These are images from Sunday, October 2, 2016. As it happens, we were the last guests on the island prior...
Zika Virus Travel Advisories Lifted in Many Areas |DCL Prep School

Zika travel advisories updated for travelers

Zika travel advisories are still on the minds of many travelers to the Bahamas and to the Caribbean. The good news is that as of mid-October 2018, precautionary advisories have been lifted for Florida...
New Disney Cruise Itineraries

New Disney Cruise Line Itineraries

When will the next set of cruises be announced? No one knows. Disney Cruise Line gives travel industry professionals about 3 day's to 1 week's notice when new itineraries will be released. But, there are...

DCL Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah

My favorite room category (until the day I get to sail in a concierge stateroom). The staterooms with verandahs are a fantastic way to travel in true Disney style. While I could go on...
The best spot on Castaway cay to set ip fro the day | DCL Prep School

Best place on Castaway Cay to set up for the day

Castaway Cay, oh how I love thee. With three beaches, 30+ cabanas, two main dining areas plus one adults-only dining area, you'll find lots of places to rest your weary feet on this beautiful...

How to Sail Like a Pirate on Your Disney Cruise

*This post contains affiliate links*          September 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. While the origin of this mystical holiday eludes me, you need not wait to talk like...
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Top 10 Reasons Disney Cruise Line is Worth the Cost

Disney vacations are expensive. I am not going to sugar coat that one bit. We have already talked a bit about why a Disney Cruise Line vacation costs so much, and while there are...

What To Tip on a Disney Cruise?

Tipping on a cruise, or any vacation, can be confusing. Who do you tip? How much do you tip? And when is the right time to tip? DCL Prep School is here to simplify the gratuity process. Tipping...