Mom And Son Water Slide
  • On Aug 27, 2015
    Nicole from NJ 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.

    Can we just carry on the ship for embarkation and carry off for departure our car seat? I realize it's a little wieldy, but it will be in a backpack carrier. Do we have to check it in?

    Ahoy, Nicole!

    I am so glad you navigated your way to the Disney Parks Moms Panel to ask your cruising question!

    When you arrive to a port to embark on a Disney Cruise Line vacation, you will encounter lots of helpful porters, rushing around, taking everyone's luggage off to the ship. They will take whatever you would like for them to take, so if you choose to carry your car seat, it is perfectly fine. Just be aware that it will need to fit through the security scanners inside the terminal..

    Also, inside the terminal, it is rather crowded, so be careful when carrying your car seat and any other bags that you choose to keep with you. Once you board your Disney Cruise ship, you will have to keep your carry-on items with you for a few hours until your stateroom is ready. I try to carry as little as possible, since our family loves to head to one of the buffet restaurants to eat, and they are a pretty tight squeeze, especially with all of the passengers' carry-on luggage.

    I hope you have a wonderful Disney Cruise Line vacation!

    Happy Cruising, Tracy V.
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Meet the Panelist: Tracy, Illinois

GAWRSH! Hiya pals! I am a Goofy-loving mom of 2, who is married to my real-life Prince Charming. My family supports my passion for all things Disney. Walt Disney World was my very first vacation, when I was just 3 months old, and I recently completed my 73rd trip to a Disney location! I have been fortune enough to parasail high above the Disney Fantasy, attend opening day of Batuu, snorkel in the lagoon at Disney's Aulani, and SO MUCH MORE! I can't wait to help you plan your Disney vacation! 

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