Mom And Son Water Slide
  • On Jun 25, 2011
    Caleb from UT Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    What is the best way to go about planning your disney cruise? I have 2 children ages 5 and barely 7. my husband and I. This is out first cruise, am i supposed to plan everything before we get on the ship, or after we are onboard?

    Hi, Caleb!

    Second only in fun to actually being on a Disney cruise is planning one! You and your family are going to have the time of your lives!

    When considering a Disney Cruise Line (DCL) vacation, it's best to arm yourself with lots of information. First of all, go online to to navigate through your various options. I like to head straight for the Find a Cruise Page under the Search for a Cruise tab on the home page. There you can plug in your specific information and preferences to see the possibilities and prices. If you'd like to talk to someone, you can call (800) 951-3532 and speak with a DCL Travel Specialist.  Or, you may want to consult with your local travel agent -- I like to visit my local AAA office.

    Once you've decided when and where you would like to go, most of the planning is done.  The day-to-day schedule is really determined once you're on the ship when you receive your daily Personal Navigator (newsletter/ship's schedule) which is delivered to your stateroom. However, you may want to make a few plans prior to boarding, such as:

    Once you've had a chance to look over your options, please come back and visit me here to ask more questions -- I'd be happy to help you. Have a wonderful day and a magical vacation. Bon voyage!

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Meet the Panelist: Andi, Alabama

Anchors aweigh! Time to set sail aboard Disney Cruise Line, and I'm just the mom to help you navigate the waters of planning. From stem to stern to ports of call, I'll show you the ropes of pixie-dusted vessels filled with magic and adventure. Learn More About Andi

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