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  • On Nov 9, 2011
    Jennifer from ON 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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    hi moms! What time would the 2 night Magic cruise from NY board and disembark? Thinking of July 2012 for a first cruise surprise for DH 40th b-day and our 10th anniversary! Is two nights worth it? Leaving our 3 girls behind for a getaway! thanks, Jen

    Hi, Jennifer!

    The 2-night New York Weekend Getaway Cruise would be a great way to celebrate a milestone anniversary and birthday -- great idea!

    For Friday, June 15, 2012, the Disney Magic will depart from Manhattan in the late afternoon with the all-aboard time at 4 p.m. Usually, Disney guests can board as early as 1 p.m., so it would be beneficial to be at the port as early as you can in order to be of the first to be on the ship. Then, on debarkation day (Sunday, June 17), all guests will be off the ship by 8:30 a.m.

    It's definitely a quick trip, and I recommend packing very lightly in order to enjoy the ship to the max instead of worrying with your luggage. I also think that some time in the Big Apple before and/or after the cruise would make for a great precursor or a wonderful way to ease back into reality before you pick up the girls!

    Have a wonderful day and a magical vacation. Bon voyage!

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