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  • On Apr 22, 2023
    Tami from ON Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    I recently booked our 1st ever Members cruise. Having never cruised before, I am googling for tips for everything. But when I got off the phone for booking the Lighthouse and Europe 2024 cruises, I forgot to ask about how payment works.

    Ahoy There, Tami!

    Welcome Home and welcome to planDisney!  How exciting that soon, you will be taking advantage of one of the most special Disney Vacation Club Member benefits - the exclusive Member Cruise!  Setting sail to the great wide somewhere aboard a magical Disney ship with your fellow DVC neighbors is sure to be full of pixie dust.

    Tami, payment for the Member Cruise works in one of two ways. You can either use your Disney Vacation Club Points to cover the cost of the cruise or you can be a cash paying Guest, or you can combine Vacation Points with cash to pay for the cruise.  This sheet shows the price of the Member Cruise in both Vacation Points and cash, according to the stateroom category, deck, and any additional passengers in your stateroom.  

    Once you make your initial call, a Disney Vacation Club Member Services Cast Member will call you within 72 hours of Booking Day to finalize Vacation Points and/or cash payment to secure the booking. They will also finalize any remaining details about payment with you at this time. 

    I hope this helps you, Tami. If you have any additional questions about the Member Cruise, you can call Member Services and they will be so glad to assist you. For any further Disney Vacation Club questions or any additional tips for cruising on a Disney Cruise Line cruise, stop back and see me here.  I'll be "waving" at you to welcome you back here.

    "Sea" ya real soon!
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Meet the Panelist: Keri, Massachusetts

Hi there, I'm Keri from Massachusetts, a wife and mom to preteen twins and a teen. Since my first magical visit to Walt Disney World at age three, I've loved all things Disney. My husband found his passion for pixie dust on our honeymoon and his first visit to a Disney park. Soon after, we joined Disney Vacation Club, which has afforded us unforgettable family vacations for the last 20 years. Disney Vacation Club has helped us create our most magical vacation memories. I can't wait to help you plan yours. Learn More About Keri

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