Disney Cruise 2014 Itineraries Revealed

CELEBRATION, Fla. (Dec. 4, 2012) – The white sand beaches and azure waters of Castaway Cay, Disney’s private island, take center stage in the early half of 2014 voyages for Disney Cruise Line.  With all four Disney ships sailing from Florida ports, not only will guests have more options to visit Castaway Cay, but they may combine their cruise with a visit to Walt Disney World Resort and experience the expanded Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom.

In the early part of 2014, the Disney Magic will return to Port Canaveral, Fla., joining the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy, while the Disney Wonder will homeport in Miami. During this time, guests will have more opportunities than ever to enjoy a Disney cruise that visits Disney’s private island in the Bahamas reserved exclusively for Disney Cruise Line guests, Castaway Cay.

Caribbean and Bahamas from Port Canaveral

In 2014, Disney Cruise Line will sail from Port Canaveral to the Caribbean and Bahamas on a variety of itineraries.  Every cruise departing from Port Canaveral includes a stop at Castaway Cay.

The itineraries also offer families magical days at sea to explore all of the fun aboard their Disney cruise ship and days in port to lounge on warm, golden beaches, swim and snorkel in azure waters or to shop to their heart’s content in local marketplaces.

Three-night Bahamian sailings are perfect for a quick getaway. Rates start at $420 per person for a standard inside stateroom, based on double occupancy.

Ports: Port Canaveral, Nassau, Castaway Cay
Dates: Disney Dream departures Jan.-Aug., 2014; Disney Magic departures Jan.-May, 2014

Four-night Bahamian sailings include a day at sea to sample the one-of-a-kind Disney Cruise Line shipboard experience. Rates start at $480 per person for a standard inside stateroom, based on double occupancy.

Ports: Port Canaveral, Nassau, Castaway Cay
Dates: Disney Dream departures Jan.-Aug., 2014; Disney Magic departures Jan.-May, 2014

Seven-night Eastern Caribbean. The Disney Fantasy will sail out of Port Canaveral on seven-night Eastern Caribbean cruises, including St. Maarten and St. Thomas with three days at sea.  Rates start at $1,155 per person for a standard inside stateroom, based on double occupancy.

Ports: Port Canaveral, St. Maarten, St. Thomas, Castaway Cay
Dates: Disney Fantasy departures Jan.-Aug., 2014

Seven-night Western Caribbean. The Disney Fantasy will sail out of Port Canaveral on seven-night Western Caribbean cruises, including Grand Cayman, Costa Maya and Cozumel with two days at sea.  Rates start at $1,120 per person for a standard inside stateroom, based on double occupancy.

Ports: Port Canaveral, Grand Cayman, Costa Maya, Cozumel, Castaway Cay
Dates: Disney Fantasy departures Jan.-April, 2014

Seven-night Western Caribbean, including Jamaica. At Falmouth, Jamaica, guests can sample the city’s history and culture, taste Jamaica’s signature jerk recipes, enjoy lush tropical scenery on a bamboo raft river ride and visit the spectacular Dunn’s River Falls located nearby. Rates start at $1,120 per person for a standard inside stateroom, based on double occupancy.

Ports: Port Canaveral, Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Falmouth, Castaway Cay
Departure dates: Disney Fantasy departures May-Aug., 2014

Bahamas and Western Caribbean from Miami (Jan.-May, 2014)

In 2014, the Disney Wonder will sail from Miami on four-night Bahamian and five-night Western Caribbean cruises. Rates start at $352 per person for four-night cruises and $440 for five-night cruises departing from Miami for a standard inside stateroom, based on double occupancy.

Four-night Bahamas

Ports: Miami, Castaway Cay, Nassau, Key West
Departure dates: Jan. 15, 29, Feb. 12, 26, March 12, 26, April 9, 23

Five-night Caribbean

Ports: Miami, Grand Cayman, Cozumel
Departure dates: Jan. 10, 24, Feb. 7, 21, March 7, 21, April 4, 18

Five-night Caribbean, including Castaway Cay

Ports: Miami, Cozumel, Castaway Cay
Departure dates: Jan. 19, Feb. 2, 16, March 2, 16, 30, April 13, 27

All pricing reflects a category 11C standard inside stateroom. Government taxes and fees and Port Adventures are not included.

To learn more about Disney Cruise Line or to book a vacation, guests can visit http://www.disneycruise.com, call Disney Cruise Line at 888-325-2500 or contact their travel agent.

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Disney Cruise – 4/2008

Cruising was not something that I thought that I would like.  I actually found it very enjoyable.  I have done the 3 day twice, and the 4 day once.  This was a journey I wouldn’t forget.

The 7 day Western-Caribbean cruise on the Disney Magic was more than my family could expect.  If you are going on a cruise with Disney I would like to suggest that you hop on over to Http://www.DisBoards.Com.  Register as a user, and surf on down to the Cruise Meets & Greets section.  Once there find your cruise that you are going on, and post a greeting, and get to know some of the people you will get to meet.

On our cruise my family met quite a few really nice people / families.  One couple was getting married on the boat.  In the process of meeting there is a long lived tradition of Fish Extenders.  A Fish Extender is a “Pocket” that hangs outside your stateroom, and surprises are left by others that you meet on the boards, and sometimes even random people on the boat.  Here is a photo of one my wife made.

Going on a cruise is hard for some because you are in “Unknown Territory.”  By getting to meet some people that you will cruise with you essentially make friends before leaving.  Excursions, hanging out, and just being able to talk to others that are in the same position sometimes lightens the load.

During our cruise we stopped at Key West, Cozumel, Grand Cayman, and also Disney’s own island… Castaway Cay.  All of the stops were absolutelly beautiful.  Seeing some of the old time spots, and touring the locations was an educational journey for my daughter, wife, and also me.

The food is superb on the cruise.  Your dining staff moves to the different dining areas with you so that you are always dealing with the same people.  The only problem we had was keeping track of where to go, and making sure to get there on time.  We actually found that there is a seating that you can go to instead of your usual dining location that seats, serves, etc.. with the same quality you would get anywhere else on the boat.  It was at the buffet location.  There is limited seating, but it was worth it.

The shows on the boat were better than expected.  Disney puts on shows that you could only dream could happen in a big auditorium.  The fireworks show is even better on the boat because you are under it, and the show goes on all around you, in a sense.

This is a photo I made up of the group we met on the boards.  All of them were very nice.

I wish I could afford another cruise, but money is not there for me to be able to…  If I did another it would definitelly be the 7 day.

Here is one of Disney’s video clips about the cruise.

I will post more on Disney Cruising at another time.

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