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  • On May 25, 2013
    Malou Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    We have already booked our first Disney Cruise for 7 Nights to Europe in May 2014. When would be the best time to book the port excursions and how do you book them? Also once they are booked, will my credit card be charged right away?

    Ahoy Malou!
    Congratulations on your first magical sailing onboard the Disney Magic!  A Mediterranean cruise is a fantastic choice because Disney Cruise Line has worked closely with the tour operators in the European ports of call to offer one-of-a-kind adventures ashore for their Guests!  Since you are a new cruiser, you will be able to reserve your Port Adventures 75 days prior to sailing (unless you are staying in a Concierge Level Room which means you book 120 days ahead).  Beginning at midnight, you can log-in to your cruise reservation using your reservation number and birth date of the lead Guest on the reservation to access "My Cruise Activities" in the Planning Center.  In this section, you will be able to click on each day of your cruise to book your Port Adventures, spa treatments, adult-dining reservations at Palo and nursery hours (for children three and under).   Once all your activities are booked, you will be able to log back in to your reservation to check out your cruise plans and modify them up to three days before you set sail. 
    Port Adventures and other onboard fun reserved will not be charged to your credit card until your actual sailing.
    Thank you for visiting the Moms Pane, Malou!  If I can help you further, please let me know!  I think you will be surprised at how quickly the next year will fly by, and it will be your turn for a magical Disney Cruise Line voyage!
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Meet the Panelist: Nancy, Georgia

Ahoy there!I'm excited to help you plan a magical voyage filled with pixie dust onboard one of the magnificent Disney cruise ships. As a mom of two,I love planning a Disney cruise and can't wait for you to experience all that DCL has to offer. Learn More About Nancy

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