Disney Continues to Base Two Largest Ships at Port Canaveral through 2019

Disney Dream Cruise

Disney Cruise Line’s two biggest ships, the Dream and the Fantasy, will continue to be based at Port Canaveral through the end of 2019, the cruise line announced a few days ago.

Port Canaveral is an appealing cruise port for Disney Cruise Line because it is the closest port to the Walt Disney World theme park complex in Orlando. Disney passengers prefer combining their cruises with a visit to Disney World. Continue reading

The Force Returns to Sea: More ‘Star Wars’ Cruises

Disney plans more ‘Star Wars’ cruises for 2018 and 2019.

Grab your lightsabers, because Disney Cruise Line is planning more Star Wars Day at Sea.

Star Wars Day at Sea is scheduled to return to Disney Cruise Line with 15 sailings on the Disney Fantasy only for 2018. The itineraries include a seven-day Eastern or Western Caribbean trip leaving from Port Canaveral. Moreover, the company recently announced more dates for 7-night Caribbean cruises in 2019. If you are a Star Wars fan, you have more chances to pay between $3,000 and $10,000 for VIP Star Wars experiences on a cruise. Continue reading

Disney Dream Collides With Nassau Pier

Disney Dream Cruise

Disney Dream

The Disney Dream cruise ship collided with a dock during its 3-day cruise from Port Canaveral, Florida to Nassau, the Bahamas on Saturday, Sept. 30. The collision occurred during the port of call and was first reported by the blog of the cruise operator which featured posts from social media. Continue reading

Canceled or Re-routed Cruises Due to Irma

Hurricane Irma cancels cruises, ships return early. Port Canaveral closes Saturday.
Florida faces the ‘most catastrophic storm’ it has ever seen in the coming hours as Hurricane Irma prepares to unleash tornadoes, a 15ft sea surge, flooding and 130mph winds.
Irma caused widespread cruise cancellations. The cruise ship companies Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Disney, and Norwegian had to cancel cruises or change itineraries because of the hurricane. All the cruise lines have offered either reimbursement or credit towards future cruises for travelers affected by the last-minute change. Continue reading

Disney Magic vs. Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas

Which cruise line has the best ship for families?

450px-Disney_Magic_1Unveiled in 1998, the 1,754-passenger Disney Magic underwent a massive makeover in late 2013 and recently added AquaDunk, a 37-foot-tall body slide, a new outdoor kids zone- AquaLab, multiple deck-top pool areas and indoor children’s zones covering almost an entire deck. Continue reading