Mom And Daughter Laughing together on Hammock at beach
  • On Nov 2, 2011
    L from NE 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 are considering a Disney cruise; however, my son is on the ketogenic diet for Epilepsy. Typically, we pack all his food when we travel. Is it allowed to bring food on the cruise or can the chefs help with his meals?

    Hello fellow Nebraskan!

    Actually, you are limited to the food you can bring onto the ships, and it must all be pre-packaged.  If you click here, you can read more about bringing your own food with you. 

    However, since your son has specific dietary requirements because of a medical necessity, I'd fill out a medical form available on the Planning Center (it's usually a button at the bottom of the screen when you're completing the online check in).  You can also access this form by visiting here. In addition, you can make contact with the DCL Food & Beverage Team (at least a month in advance) by emailing the request to  

    I hope the cruise will work for your family.  We are here to help with more planning and questions you have!  
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Meet the Panelist: Kara, Nebraska

I am a retired teacher with a family of 3 adult sons who have grown up through Disney. I am known by friends as the Star Wars loving Disney Nerd who always wants to serve up tips and ideas of how to make visits to Walt Disney World special and magical.  Learn More About Kara

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