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  • On Feb 20, 2012
    Shannon 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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    We are taking a 5 night Bahama cruise on Magic May 4. How does rotational dining work if parents have Palo reservations? How can I learn of rotational dining schedule and nightly dress schedule before cruise departure?

    Welcome to the Moms Panel, Shannon!

    Disney Cruise Line's rotational dining is a wonderful way to experience the best cuisine and service on the high seas!  Each night you will rotate along with your servers to the Parrot CayLumiere's and  Animator's Palate.  Since you are on a five-night voyage, your family will visit two of the restaurants twice.  If you parents are scheduled to dine in Palo, they will miss dining with you in the main dining room on that night.  Unfortunately, you will not learn your dining rotation until you check-in at the cruise terminal in Port Canaveral.  On a five-night cruise you can expect, three cruise casuals nights, one semi-formal and one pirate-themed night.  On the pirate night, many Guests dress up in pirate attire or caribbean themed wear or stick with their cruise casual!  On my five night sailing, our schedule was the following- two cruise casual nights, pirate night, semi-formal  and cruise casual.  You can call Disney Cruise Line at (800 )951-3532 to find out your schedule a little closer to your sail date.

    I hope this helps with your planning. Please let me know if you have any other questions prior to your magical voyage!

    Have a wonderful day and cruise vacation!

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Meet the Panelist: Nancy, Georgia

Ahoy there!I'm excited to help you plan a magical voyage filled with pixie dust onboard one of the magnificent Disney cruise ships. As a mom of two,I love planning a Disney cruise and can't wait for you to experience all that DCL has to offer. Learn More About Nancy

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