• On Dec 27, 2018
    Dakota from IN 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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    If we are supposed to get back on the ship in Tortola at 545 will we just go straight to dinner if we have main dining? Or should we plan to get on earlier to shower and change out of our beach attire?

    Welcome back, Dakota! As we begin this chilly New Year up here in the Midwest, isn't it nice to dream of our upcoming Disney Cruise Line vacations in the warm waters of the Caribbean? I know I'm daydreaming about my next adventure at sea with Mickey right now!

    If your all aboard time in a port is listed as 5:45 p.m., that means that all guests must be onboard the ship by then. It's best to think of that as the very latest possible time, and not as the time you should get onboard. You certainly don't want to be running a bit late and miss the ship! My family and I have so much fun in each port of call, whether we're on one of Disney's amazing Port Adventures, or simply exploring the port on our own. But, either way, we leave ourselves at least an hour window prior to that all aboard time just to ensure that we are never late.

    Since you have Main Dining, you'll want to get back onboard in time to refresh yourself from the day's adventures and get all ready for dinner, so I'd suggest heading back to the ship as soon as you're done exploring Tortola! Then, you won't feel rushed to shower and get ready for the evening's activities. No one should feel stressed and rushed on their Disney Cruise, so leave enough time and you'll enjoy a relaxing, yet exciting, day and night!

    Have fun planning, Dakota, and please stop back with any other questions as you count down to the big sail date! We're happy to help!
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Meet the Panelist: Marcy, Ohio

Welcome aboard! I'm the mom of two tween/teen Castaway Clubbers who would live on any of the Disney ships if they could. I would love to help your family discover the magic that awaits you on the open seas with Disney Cruise Line. Learn More About Marcy

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