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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 board or before your cruise through Disney's Gifts and Amenities ordering system. Benefit of Purchasing a Wine Package on your Disney Cruise Cost. Simply stated, if you...

Coolers, Food Storage and Carry-On Alcohol Rules on Disney Cruise Line

Disney Cruise Line has a number of rules in place when it comes to food and drink items guests bring on board, as well as the containers in which you can store them. Note, I said rules, not guidelines. While I find their carry-on policies to be generous, DCL is very strict when it comes to food products and coolers...

Disney Cruise Line 2017 Itineraries

With all of the excitement of the release of the Summer 2018 itineraries, I feel it is very important to stress that you can still book for 2017. It's only March. That means there are nine months left to experience the magic of a Disney Cruise Line voyage with your family. About Disney Cruise Line's 2017 Itineraries Disney Cruise Line has...

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 Day, and within days, those great fares were usually snagged by savvy cruisers. But, with all of the excitement of seeing new itineraries and new...

‘Frozen’ Fun Returns Aboard Disney Cruise Line This Summer

Reposted from the Disney Parks Blog. All photos and content courtesy DCL. Tue, February 28, 2017 by Jonathan Frontado, Public Relations Manager, Disney Cruise Line Anna, Elsa and all your favorite “Frozen” friends from the kingdom of Arendelle are back for a winter-in-summer celebration aboard the Disney Wonder and Disney Magic on select sailings throughout May, June and July. Prepare to be enthralled in a “Frozen” wonderland...

Disney Cruise Line Summer 2018: Opening Day Analysis

The published fares for the Summer 2018 cruising season with Disney Cruise Line have been available for just a couple of hours now. This is my analysis of what I have seen so far. Since Bahamian cruises are readers' favorites, I really dug into those cruises first. I kept my search parameters very simple - Family of four with 2...

Disney Cruise Line New Summer 2018 Itineraries

The dates and itineraries for Summer 2018 have been released. If you have been waiting to plan your European or Alaskan voyage or a getaway to a Caribbean island, these are the itineraries for you. Booking opens for Gold & Platinum Castaway Club members on Wednesday February 22nd, and for everyone else on February 23rd. *This post may contain affiliate links.* Why...

Castaway Cay 5k

I don't run. I shoot flaming daggers out of my eyes when I see the 13.1 or 26.2 stickers on the backs of trendy crossover SUVs. In fact, I have toyed with the idea of placing a 0.0 sticker on mine. I never understood how my favorite place on earth, Castaway Cay, could host almost-daily 5K fun runs. It boggled...

New: DCL Releases Star Wars Day at Sea 2018 Dates

What family vacation takes you far, far away on a vessel that is part cruise ship and part space ship? Only Disney Cruise Line. *Page contains affiliate links. What to Expect on a Disney Cruise with a Star Wars Day at Sea Disney brings forth galactic fun for the whole family with a deck party starring your favorite heroes and villains. ...

Disney Cruise Line with Teens (and Tweens)

I've seen it so many times: Parents wanting to sail with Disney while their kids are small, before they "outgrow" the magic, or parents who already have teens who think their kids are too old to find anything interesting to do onboard. To which I say this -- Disney Cruise Line is fantastic for teens and tweens! Let's take a look. What will...