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  • On Apr 24, 2013
    Maureen 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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    I booked a last minute Disney cruise leaving April 28th. Since it was last minute, our assigned boarding time is 230. Unfortunately my brother has to drop us off by 1130 and my mom is elderly and not up to a 3 hour wait. Is it possible to board earlier

    Ahoy Maureen!
    I love your spontaneity in booking a last minute sailing onboard the magnificent Disney Dream!  When you arrive at the port, you will most likely be able to check in, but your boarding time will reflect your 2:30 port arrival time.  I don't think you will be waiting for three hours, but Guests with earlier port arrival times will receive boarding times earlier than yours.  My advice is to explain your mother's situation to the cast member checking you in, and hopefully you won't have for more than an hour or so.  When I was boarding a couple weeks ago, they were calling the boarding groups very quickly and began around 11:30. 
    Have a magical day and bon 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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