• On Apr 17, 2018
    Madelina from NJ 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 ! I’ll be taking a Disney Cruise later this month and was thinking about booking a future cruise while on board. I wanted to know, if I book a future cruise, can I then change the date or cancel in case something comes up? And is there a penalty fee?

    Hi there, Madelina!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel!  How exciting that your Disney Cruise Line vacation is so soon!  I always get giddy when I get to turn the calendar and say “I’m going on a Disney Cruise THIS MONTH!!”  Before you know it your adventure at sea will be here and I am so excited for you!

    I LOVE that you are already planning to book onboard for a future sailing!!  The best part about booking a future cruise is the flexibility you have!  If you book a sailing and then realize that there is a conflict with the date – or another itinerary is more appealing – or you want to try a different ship – you can modify your reservation without penalty!  You can even cancel and get your deposit back without a problem!  Currently you have two years from the date you place your deposit to sail, so as long as you book a trip within that two-year period, you are good to go!  When you book your future cruise onboard, be sure to confirm the travel window as it is always subject to change.

    I always recommend booking a future cruise while onboard – not only do you benefit from onboard booking specials, but it always makes the end of my cruise a little easier because I have another trip to look forward to in the future!  Instead of saying “goodbye”, I get to say “See Ya Real Soon!” as I disembark!  And then I reset my cruise countdown clock on my Disney Cruise Line Navigator app!!

    Have an incredible adventure at sea with many magical memories!  Say hi to Captain Mickey for me!

    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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