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Canuck Ripley
Member Since 2010
9 reviews
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
We sailed on the Disney Fantasy for the third time and loved it just as much as we did the first time.. We have sailed with Disney Cruise Lines 11 times, but always leave our kids and grandchildren at home. Our oceanview stateroom 2038 ... Read more
mwsadler
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
Sailed October 2016
We chose the Disney Dream as it fitted in with our vacation, we were a family of 8 from Australia with 3 teenager girls & 5 Adults, We have cruised many times before with a lot of other lines, but at this time we put the Disney Cruise ... Read more
Floridatrasplant
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2016
Just got home after spending 3 nights onboard the Disney Dream. Our group of 13 had an infant, children, teenagers, parents, grandparents and married couple without children. Our first Disney cruise was mostly positive. The value for money ... Read more
LivADream
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
This was our third Disney Cruise. Had it not been for poor experiences on shore excursions I would have given it an excellent rating. This ship, the Disney port staff and ship staff were excellent. In our opinion Disney Cruise Lines ... Read more
crismaree2@msn.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
As a gift for my 50th birthday my family took me on the Disney cruise. This was my first-ever cruise and I did not know what to expect. The Dream was spotless, the rooms were immaculate and the staff was over the top attentive. The shows ... Read more
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robinstrufe@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We chose the cruise because of the wonderful time the family, eleven of us in total, had on the Magic in the Mediterranean. The embarkation was alright but it seemed like the staff were pressured. The ship at a glance seemed nice. My wife ... Read more
TallyJim
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
5 helpful votes
My wife and I choose to cruise again this month after most spring breaks and before the summer crush. The weather the first night caused some rough seas, but it was great the rest of the cruise. We had a nice day in Nassau, not too hot ... Read more
cloudchaser
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
373 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We took two of our grandchildren (ages 9 and 11) and mom on a four day, three night cruise to Nassau and Castaway Cay. We didn't use any of the Disney child care as the trip was so short and we had plans off ship. The kids had a ball. ... Read more
retire-rehire
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
2 forum posts
31 helpful votes
My wife and I took the April 9 cruise offered by Disney on the Disney Fantasy. We are two seniors (68,69). The cruise was during many families spring break. The cruise director said there were 3800 passengers on this sailing so it was ... Read more
txtwin
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
We did Disney for Adults to celebrate mom's 85th birthday. She had been on 20+ cruises but never Disney and loves the parks. We blew her away booking a concierge 1 bed room suite. At special check in the Disney team escorted her on board ... Read more
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Kiran
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
96 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Food was very good. Entertainment was very good. Service was excellent. Biggest disappointment was Castaway Cay as water and air temp too low for us to swim. Teen activities had things scheduled to start at 1 am so DD14 always asking ... Read more
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mikerem48
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
2 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
My wife and I have been on numerous cruises (16+) throughout the world on various cruise lines over the years. This was our first cruise with Disney. The 7-day Western Caribbean Cruise started in Port Canaveral on February 6, 2016. The ... Read more
Jkwy
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
Whether at Disney Parks or on their cruises they treat you right. A little pricy up front, but you will not leave the ship feeling robbed. We were 3 couples (seniors) had 3 veranda rooms. I had maintenance open the doors between our ... Read more
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maintogo
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
I surprised my mom who is 70 with a Disney cruise for Christmas and it left on January 2nd. We flew into the Orlando airport and Stay at the Hyatt in the Orlando airport which was a great convenience. They have a n agreement with Disney ... Read more
mimimacaw
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
12 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We've cruised Carnival more than 10 times, NCL 8 times and others have been Regency 2X, Celebrity 2X, Royal Carribbean, Uniworld, Princess, HCA and several other lines for more than 30 total. By far, this was the best food (although ... Read more
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genmasjoy
Member Since 2002
4 reviews
584 forum posts
My husband and I are retired, but we have always enjoyed all things Disney. We used our Disney Vacation Club member points to book the cruise, to celebrate our 38th anniversary. The week prior to the cruise, there was the possibility ... Read more
LDS4me
Member Since 2006
1 review
507 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
Cruise date was 7/15 to the eastern Caribbean. I am a veteran cruiser of 16 previous cruises of various companies and itineraries, and I have a feel for what is good and what isn't when it comes to cruising. We booked this cruise a ... Read more
jonasaa
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
2 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Background Information Last year on the Mediterranean DCL cruise, we played with the idea of booking a new trip onboard, this time to Norway. The idea nearly felt a bit preposterous - as we were both native Norwegians living in Norway - ... Read more
waynenjanice
Member Since 2012
1 review
8 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We were on the first Baltic cruise for the Magic and it was wonderful. This was our 5th Disney cruise and 2nd on the Magic. We did some excursions thru the ship and some hop on / off bus. The excursions in St Petersburg - the bus ... Read more
shar4813
Member Since 2010
1 review
81 forum posts
Sailed February 2015
First let me say the Disney Magic ship was beautiful. I have taken many cruises and I have always loved anything Disney. We did not go with any children and as I expected, there wasn't much for adults like on other cruises. They did have ... Read more
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cruisinbill
Member Since 2005
6 reviews
84 forum posts
Day 1 – Orlando (WDW Port Orleans-Riverside Resort) to Port Canaveral Transfers and embarkation – we purchased transfers with our cruise. We received a letter in our room the night before with meeting instructions for the next ... Read more
Cathyandsteveg
Member Since 2015
5 reviews
2014 Disney cruise December 11-17 On Thursday December 11, 2014... A trip we booked in February 2013 was about to come to fruition. I love Disney and wanted to take a merry time cruise. So I booked a 5 day trip on the Disney wonder ... Read more
ClammingGirl
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
51 forum posts
Sailed September 2014
We had not sailed on a Disney ship in 7 years and were anxious to see if they had changed their service with being on a much larger ship than their Magic and Wonder. We were not disappointed in the least! We have sailed on most of the ... Read more
rosietomato
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
12 forum posts
Sailed August 2014
Our first Disney cruise was in 1999 on the Magic for a family reunion. We booked the Fantasy for Aug/Sept 2014 to celebrate our first granddaughters 5th birthday. Grandpa, grandma, mom and birthday girl. Dad stayed home with grandbaby #2. ... Read more
mama2faith
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed August 2014
This was the first cruise for my family, and I can tell you now that we will never cruise with anyone other than Disney! The ship was magnificently clean, beautifully decorated, and so easy to navigate. The staff throughout our experience ... Read more
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