• On Jun 21, 2018
    Stephanie from CT 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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    Hello Fellow Disney Moms!! So we are setting sail July 7 for a 10-night Mediterranean Cruise. 5 kids (ages 10,8,4,2,1). Looking for advice on packing! Essentials? Do they sell diapers? Anything you forgot that you recommend? Anything to leave behind? Thanx

    Hi Stephanie!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel!  Your family's cruise is SO SOON!  Before you know it, you will be on your way to Barcelona to embark on your MAGICal Disney Cruise!!  My family has a soft spot for the Disney Magic as it was our first Disney ship to sail on and we have enjoyed many more sailings aboard it since that first one!

    Packing is something that I certainly try to think about far in advance….but the actual packing never happens until right before!  Some of my must haves when traveling include a portable sound machine, clothespins to pin the drapes closed or hang laundry, laundry detergent pods and dryer sheets!  Also, if this is your first Disney Cruise, bring lanyards to hold your Key to the World cards!

    As far as supplies for the littles – I recommend bringing diapers with you; they do sell them onboard in the gift shop, but they are a little pricier than you probably want to pay and they are limited in size.  So bring your own and purchase if you run out!  Also, if you plan on taking the littlest ones to the “it’s a small world” nursery!, bring a backpack or bag to hold their things when you drop them off!  If you use bottles, bring along dish soap and a bottle brush to clean them in your stateroom!  Disney Cruise Line makes is very convenient to sail with little ones, but it's always nice to be prepared as much as possible, especially when traveling abroad and things are as readily accessible at port!

    In the event, I am a believer that less is more -- plus, then you have extra space for souvenirs!

    Happy Sailing!
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Meet the Panelist: Stephanie, Texas

Hello from Texas!  I am a stay-at-home mom to two young boys and a Disney Cruise Line addict!  In my circle of friends and family I am the one that people reach out to for information on Disney vacations.  My family loves seeing the world aboard Disney's amazing ships and I look forward to helping you plan your own magical Disney Cruise Line vacation!   Learn More About Stephanie

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