• On Sep 24, 2019
    Sarika 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.

    I have a 4 year old and a 7 year old. We are doing a cruise in Jan 2020 for 7 days. If my kids are tired and want to sleep, is it safe for them to stay in the state room alone if we need to go out for dinner? Or can they be taken to a kids club?

    Ahoy, Sarika! 

    I LOVE that you are starting the new yEAR and decade with a sailing onboard Disney Cruise Line! Seven nights to experience all the MAGIC and WONDER onboard a Disney Cruise Line ship will be the perfect beginning to 2020 for your seafaring crew! 

    Sarika, my kiddos are also three yEARs apart, and we sailed when they were the same ages as your Mouseketeers. Whenever my husband and I wanted to enjoy an adult-only dining experience or the entertainment areas in the evenings, we utilized the Oceaneer Club and the Oceaneer Lab. The programming, along with the youth counselors are both fantastic! We found that once our two checked in later in the day, they had renewed energy to enjoy the planned activities and spaces. But, there were a few times they needed to rest from all the excitement, so we found them relaxing on mats watching one of their favorite Disney movies when we stopped by to pick them up. We also found that on the seven-night sailings, "family naptime" was beneficial even though they weren't napping anymore at home. This would help them (and us!) go a little longer in the evenings. 

    I hope these tips will help, Sarika! Please reach back out to the Disney Parks Moms Panel if you need further assistance with your magical plans. We are always hEAR to help! 

    Have a MAGICAL day!


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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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