Mom And Son Water Slide
  • On Oct 21, 2013
    Brenda from FL 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.

    Hi. My family and I are traveling on the Disney Dream from Port Canaveral beginning 11/14/13. Disney noted that disembarkation begins at 7:30 am, but what time could we realistically plan on being off the ship by and to customs?

    Ahoy Brenda!
    It is just about time for your vacation dreams to become a reality on the spectacular Disney Dream!  I'm sure your crew is counting down the days, hours and minutes until all the excitement begins! 
    From my past experiences at Port Canaveral, disembarkation is always a very smooth process.  Disney Cruise Line does offer a delicious "Welcome Home" breakfast in the main dining rooms on the last morning which is either scheduled for around 6:45 to 7:00 am for first seating Guests and around 8:00 am for second seating Guests.  Once you are finished with breakfast or if you decide to grab a quick bite at Cabanas (a continental option is offered here), you can make your way down the gangway.  You can estimate about 30 minutes to collect your luggage and pass through U.S. Customs.  The ship is usually cleared around 7:30 am so you can realistically be off the ship by 8:00-8:15 if you are one of the first ones off.  
    I hope my answer gives you a good idea of what to expect in just a few weeks, Brenda!  If you have any other last minute questions, please let me know!
    Have a magical day!
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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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