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  • On Jul 28, 2011
    Wendi from OH 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.

    We are planning our 1st Disney Cruise in Nov 2011 and are booking flights ourselves. What is the latest we should arrive at MCO for embarking and what is earliest flight we should book for return home? Thank you very much for any info you can provide!!!

    Ahoy, Wendi!

    Congratulations on your first Disney Cruise Line (DCL) vacation this fall -- you're going to wonder why you've never cruised with Mickey before now!

    To assist you in planning and to provide ample time for travel logistics, DCL recommends the following flight time guidelines:

    • Latest Orlando International Airport (MCO) Flight Arrival on Embarkation Day — 1:45 p.m.
    • Earliest Flight Departure from the Orlando International Airport (MCO) on Debarkation Day — 12:30 p.m.
    For completely worry-free plans, ground transfers are available for purchase to guests who make independent air arrangements. To add transfers to your cruise package, call (800) 951-3532 at least 75 days prior to vacation commencement date and provide your inbound and outbound flight details or you can go online to the Planning Center.

    I hope this helps you plan, and let me know if you have more questions. I'd be happy to assist you.

    Have a wonderful day and a magical vacation!

    Bon voyage,

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Meet the Panelist: Andi, Alabama

Anchors aweigh! Time to set sail aboard Disney Cruise Line, and I'm just the mom to help you navigate the waters of planning. From stem to stern to ports of call, I'll show you the ropes of pixie-dusted vessels filled with magic and adventure. Learn More About Andi

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