• On Feb 7, 2021
    Jennie from MD Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    On disney cruises, I know you have to pay for the 3 and under daycare, its a small world. Is there a refund if I cancel or would I be charged or have a cancelation fee? Also can i book it the day I need it on the cruise?

    Hi there, Jennie! 

    I'm thrilled to hEAR that you are going to be sailing with Captain Mickey! Prepare to be wowed with all that’s included on a Disney cruise: fabulous food, exceptional service, Broadway-caliber shows, and special memory-making moments with favorite Disney characters!

    You will definitely want to make a reservation in the "it's a small world" nursery for your little one in advance if possible because spots are limited. This dedicated space is custom-made for little cruisers ages six months to three years old. While your child is enjoying games, movies, crafts, and playtime, you can enjoy some grown-up time. 

    Yes, you could always check for availability on the day you need it, but you run the risk that space will not be available. So the better course is to go ahead and make educated guesses about when you might need a reservation and make them (preferably as soon as your advance booking window opens or after).

    Here’s how the nursery cancellation policy works: cancellations may be made without penalty 4 hours or more before the reservation time. Guests who call to cancel fewer than 4 hours before their reservation time will have to pay half the cost for the reserved time, and no-shows will pay the entire cost for the time reserved. 

    Fortunately, Disney Cruise Line makes traveling with little ones a breeze! For example, complimentary diaper disposal units, bottle warmers, bottle sterilizers, cribs, and playpens are available upon request (subject to availability) from your stateroom host/hostess or through Guest Services. 

    Jennie, drop a message in a BOTTLE to planDisney again if you think of any additional questions. 

    Happy Sailing!

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Meet the Panelist: Sherry, South Carolina

Ahoy there! I'm Sherry, a wife and mom to two, lawyer, and blogger from South Carolina. Family time is precious, so making the most of it is a top priority. That's why planning cruises to exciting destinations, trying new port adventures, and experiencing fabulous entertainment and dining is my jam! I'm thrilled to be your personal navigator as you chart your course on your next Disney Cruise Line vacation.  Learn More About Sherry

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