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How much does a Disney Cruise cost? We’ll get to that, but first, know that these cruises have a lot of similarities, but they can be as different from each other as the Disney parks around the world. If you want to take a Disney Cruise, but need help with how to choose the best ship and itinerary, here is some help. With these tips you can choose a Disney Cruise that is the best fit for you.
How much Does a disney cruise Cost?
As an avid traveler and travel agent, I get the question, “how much does a disney cruise cost?” all the time. The answer is: it depends. How many people are you taking with you? What type of cabin do you want? Where are you going? The cost of a Disney Cruise is typically $216-$525 per person, per day. For a custom Disney Cruise quote for your family, reach out to me at the button below.
WHERE DOES THE DISNEY CRUISE GO?
Disney Cruises travel to some really incredible destinations. Whether you’re looking for some fun in the sun or glacial views, you’ll find destinations to fit every desire. A big factor when you choose a Disney Cruise is deciding where you would like to go. Cruise ships offer different onboard experiences, but the destination(s) of a cruise is crucial to getting the most out of the journey.
Although Most of Disney’s cruises sails around the Bahamas and Caribbean, highlighting Castaway Cay, there are several different places you can sail with Disney. Transatlantic and Pacific Coast cruises are available depending on your preference. You can also cruise Europe, Mexico, Canada, Alaska and more. There are also New Orleans and Hawaii Cruises which are new.
Besides knowing where you want to sail, a key element to consider is where you want to depart from. Disney Cruise Line has 13 ports stationed all over the world, including Rome, Barcelona, San Diego, CA, and New York.
Disney Cruises travels to:
- Western Caribbean
- Eastern Caribbean
- Southern Caribbean
- Northern Europe
- Norwegian fjords
- British Isles
- Mexican Riviera
- Panama Canal
- Pacific Coast
Plus, Disney Cruises offers specialty cruises like Star Wars Day at Sea, Marvel Day at Sea, Halloween on the High Seas and Very Merrytime Cruises.
The Difference Between Disney Cruise Ships
There are four, and soon to be five, ships in the Disney Cruise Line fleet. The Wonder and Magic were the first two cruise ships and more recently the Dream and the Fantasy joined the ranks. The two newest ships are also the biggest. The latest refurbishment was to the Disney Wonder in 2016. The renovations helped to update the ship to more closely resemble The newest ships in the fleet, though it’s size is significantly smaller.
The Wonder does offer Caribbean cruises although it also sails in Alaska. The Magic is the same size as the Wonder and sails from a variety of European locations as well as New York, Miami, Puerto Rico and more. The Fantasy and the Dream offer round trip cruises in the Caribbean and Bahamas respectively. with the Fantasy alternating between Eastern and Western Caribbean cruises. Both ships stop at Castaway Cay, Disney’s private island in the Bahamas. The Wonder docks there on certain itineraries as well.
How Long Do You Want to Cruise?
The nature of a cruise means a predetermined length of stay. You can’t check out early, or stay on after the Debarkation day. Because there is such a set schedule, you should prioritize the timespan you are most comfortable with. Some people prefer a short three-day trip, while others like to cruise for a longer distance. If you have never cruised before, you may want to test out a shorter trip before taking on a week-long journey. This is especially true if you have small children and don’t know how they’ll take to it.
When Can You Leave?
Cruises are different from any other kind of vacation, because they are very structured. They begin and end at very specific times, so you have to pick a cruise that is ready to leave when you are. If you have a specific type of cruise in mind, you may have to be flexible about when you plan your trip. If you haven’t decided yet, however, you can choose a Disney Cruise based on the sailing date and be flexible about the destination.
And remember, if you want to get a custom Disney Cruise quote, just send me a message.