5 Reasons a Disney Cruise is a Dream Come True

Today we’re sharing 5 reasons a cruise aboard the Disney Dream is a dream come true. Take a look!

Disney Dream – Photo Courtesy of Disney Destinations

1. It’s the perfect option for a land and sea vacation. A short cruise aboard the Disney Dream is best when combined with a visit to the theme Parks. The Disney Dream departs from Port Canaveral, Florida, less than an hour drive from Walt Disney World® Resort, so you can easily extend your 3- or 4-night cruise into a week-long Disney vacation.

Mickey and Minnie in Magic Kingdom – Photo Courtesy of Disney Destinations

2. All Disney Dream cruises visit Disney’s dreamy private island, Castaway Cay. The views on Castaway Cay are like something out of a movie with pristine white-sand beaches and crystal-clear turquoise waters. The best part is that this sliver of paradise is fitted with everything you need for a day at the beach, including lounge chairs, umbrellas, hammocks, water activities and an all-you-care-to-eat lunch buffet.

Disney’s Private Island, Castaway Cay – Photo Courtesy of Disney Destinations

3. You’ll be enchanted by a tale as old as time in a whole new way. Exclusively on the Disney Dream, “Beauty and the Beast” is the newest Disney Cruise Line musical to hit the stage aboard this ship. The production was developed by a team of talented Broadway artists who adapted the story for the stage with innovative puppetry, cutting-edge theatrical design and breakthrough story-telling techniques.

Beauty and the Beast onboard the Disney Dream – Photo Courtesy of Disney Destinations

4. Everyone in the family will be entertained. Like all Disney ships, the Disney Dream has venues and activities designed specifically for each member of the family. While the kids are piloting the Millennium Falcon and making new friends in the youth spaces, the grown-ups can live it up in The District – a playground just for adults in the evenings. Of course, there’s a ton for the family to do together, too, like deck parties, live shows and the thrilling AquaDuck water coaster.

The Aquaduck – Photo Courtesy of Disney Destinations

5. There are plenty of ways for you to treat yourself. Whether you indulge in fine dining at Remy and Palo, a luxurious treatment at Senses Spa or a decadent dessert at Vanellope’s, you can spoil yourself and your loved ones all day long. To surprise the kids with something extra-special, book an appointment at Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique for a princess, knight or pirate makeover so they can feel like the royalty they truly are!

Adult time onboard the Disney Dream – Photo Courtesy of Disney Destinations

There’s something for everyone but don’t take our word for it — take a look at our free e-brochure: Disney Cruise Line

Then, see what sets Disney Cruise Line apart and sail for yourself onboard this award-winning cruise line by contacting one of our amazing Disney Specialist Travel Agents to book: www.vacationswithcharacter.com

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Oga’s Cantina in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Come Hang Out at Oga’s Cantina in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland Park

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Are you looking for the COOLEST and HIPPEST new spot to hang out at the Disneyland® Resort? Then be sure to fly on over to the planet of Batuu to visit the Black Spire Outpost, where you’ll find a fun cantina hidden away among the streets of the outpost. Oga’s Cantina in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is the notorious watering hole where smugglers, bounty hunters, and weary travelers of all ages can come partake in some out of this world refreshments.

When you step inside, you’ll be greeted with the musical stylings of DJ R-3X (also known as DJ REX), the former Starspeeder 3000 pilot droid you first met in Star Tours. With his quirky banter and rad beats, you’re sure to have a good time as you partake in concoctions made from unique “otherworldly” ingredients from across the galaxy.

One of these concoctions is the Hyperdrive (Punch It!) – a non-alcoholic specialty beverage featuring Powerade Mountain Berry Blast, white cranberry juice, black cherry purée, and Sprite. Or sip on the Jabba Juice, a yummy beverage featuring Simply Orange with pineapple, kiwi, cantaloupe, and blueberry popping pearls. For the adults, the Fuzzy Tauntaun is a delicious concoction with peach vodka, peach schnapps, orange juice with tangerine, pure cane sugar, and “buzz button tingling” foam. And while you’re partaking in these refreshing treats, you can even munch on some Batuu Bits for a light and crispy galactic snack.

To make your trip planning easier, Oga’s Cantina now offers advance reservations, which are highly recommended because walk-in opportunities are limited. Soon, Oga’s Cantina (as well as Savi’s Workshop) will follow the 60-day reservation process currently offered for restaurants and experiences requiring reservations.

To make reservations, visit the Disneyland.com/Cantina or contact your Vacations with Character® Travel Agent to book your next adventure to Disneyland and don’t forget to ask about adding a pit stop at Oga’s Cantina! And if California is in a galaxy too far, far away, ask about the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge coming to Walt Disney World on August 29, 2019!

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Holiday Magic Coming to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

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It’s time for Christmas in July! Although it may be a bit too warm out for sweaters and Santa hats, it’s the perfect excuse to give you the gift of exciting new Disney Parks news.

Hold onto your Santa hats! For the first time ever during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, select Magic Kingdom® attractions are receiving special enhancements just for the holidays!

* Get behind the wheel on the Tomorrowland Speedway, and find yourself cruising a festive freeway filled with thousands of lights and stylized décor.

* Over at the Laugh Factory, the crew at Monsters Inc. is putting some “Ha Ha Ha” in their “Ho Ho Ho,” with a new show for everyone visiting the Monster World during the party.

* Space Mountain is getting in on the holiday fun  as well and guests will take a trippy jaunt through the cosmos, filled with dazzling lighting and high-energy holiday tunes.

* The Mad Tea Party in Fantasyland becomes a wild and wacky Christmas party too, as Guests spin their teacups to one of four new holiday combos of lights and music.

All this is in addition to the brand new “Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks” show, debuting this year. And there are plenty of returning favorites like “A Frozen Holiday Wish,” “Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration,” “A Totally Tomorrowland Christmas,” Club Tinsel, the Disney Junior Jingle Jam and “Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade”, not to mention sparkling décor, complimentary treats and a magical snowfall on Main Street, U.S.A.

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party starts at Magic Kingdom Park on Nov. 8 and is offered select nights through Dec. 22, 2019.

Are you ready to celebrate the holidays like never before?  Vacations with Character® is an Authorized Disney Vacation Planner and we would love to help you celebrate life with a vacation! Contact one of our  expert Travel Professionals for more information or visit us at www.vacationswithcharacter.com and fill out a simple quote form! Your family will love you for it!

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Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ Exclusive Vacation Offer

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ – Exclusive Vacation Package, Keepsake Potter Box, and Magical Muggle Extras from Vacations with Character®

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Calling all Muggles and Wizards alike! We have a new special offer we are beyond excited to share with you!!

If you’ve been waiting to experience The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, it’s time to bring the books and movies to life! Follow in his footsteps and walk through the streets of London and Diagon Alley™ where you’ll find many of the wizarding world’s most famous establishments. Dine at the Leaky Cauldron™, see a wand choose its wizard at Ollivanders™, and travel deep below Gringotts™ bank for an amazing ride.

Board Hogwarts™ Express to explore Hogsmead™ Village where you’ll find  Hogwarts™ castle. Explore the corridors and classrooms, then take off with Harry Potter™ and friends on a journey like no other. Go far beyond the school grounds with Hagrid™ to brave the Forbidden Forest on the all-new Hagrid’s Mystical Creatures Motorbike Adventure (now open).

In between thrills, practice your wizarding skills, enjoy muggle treats like Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans (we don’t recommend the ear wax!) and Pumpkin Juice. Sample Butterbeer™ in the villages while you enjoy special performances throughout your day, and celebrate the four Hogwarts™ houses by night as they are brought to life in a stunning spectacle of dazzling lights and music (subject to change for seasonal events – TIP: Christmastime is even more magical!)

If you think this sounds amazing…IT IS! There’s so much to see and do in this story-come-to- life in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ at Universal Orlando Resort. It’s time to experience it for yourself (or relive your memories) and we’re excited to share a NEW EXCLUSIVE Vacation Package for you!

When you book this exclusive package you’ll receive a very special keepsake “Potter Box” and more!

Potter Box Keepsake
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Your Amazing Exclusive package includes:

  • 5-Night Hotel Accommodations
  • 3-Park 2-Day Park-to-Park Ticket with 3 Days Free1 to Universal Studios Florida™, Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ AND Universal’s Volcano Bay™ (Booking window extended now – 7/31/19 and travel now –  12/20/19)
  • Early Park Admission2  to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Universal’s Volcano Bay™ one hour before the park opens (valid theme park admission required, select attractions).
  • Special Themed Keepsake Box§ with items to get started, including:
    • Welcome Letter
    • Travel Planning Guide
    • Set of Luggage Tags featuring Harry Potter™, Ron Weasley™ and Hermione Granger™ – one set of three (3) per package
    • Hogwarts™ Railways Lanyard – one per person
  • Delicious Breakfast at the Leaky Cauldron™ in Universal Studios Florida™ – one per person
  • Scrumptious Breakfast at the Three Broomsticks™ in Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ – one per person
  • One (1) A.M.A.Z.I.N.G. Shutterbutton’s™ Photography Studio8 session in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ – Diagon Alley™ that includes one commemorative DVD photo album and one exclusive designed 8” x 10” photo print
  • Access to select live entertainment venues1 at Universal CityWalk™

AND THAT’S NOT ALL! When you book  your Universal Orlando vacation with our agency, you’ll receive these Muggle Extras too:

Universal Park Map, Tip Sheets, and More provided with every package by Vacations with Character®
Universal Park Map, Tip Sheets, and More provided with every package by Vacations with Character®

Your Universal Orlando Vacations with Character® Package also includes:

  • Free Park Maps for Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida
  • The Universal Orlando Destination Brochure – the all-encompassing guide to Universal Orlando Resort™
  • A special, Comprehensive Map – an overview of the three theme parks, and the attractions that you will absolutely want to check out while you’re enjoying your Universal Orlando vacation
  • Tip Sheets – our tried and true tips, tricks, and recommendations when visiting Universal Orlando Resort, including a a special guide for little ones
  • Our EXPERT advice on where to stay, where to eat, best parks for each day — and more — as you work with your own personal Authorized Universal Orlando Travel Professional from our agency at no cost to you!

Are you ready to take your vacation to the next level?  We absolutely adore Universal Orlando Resort and want you to experience it too! Contact your favorite Vacations with Character® Agent today to book this special offer or ask about other available packages and travel dates as well: vacationswithcharacter.com

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Disney Skyliner Takes Flight in 75 Days

Disney Skyliner Takes Flight on Sept. 29, 2019 at Walt Disney World Resort

By: Disney Destinations

On September 29, Disney Skyliner gondolas will officially begin transporting guests around Walt Disney World Resort. Here’s a sneak peak at this amazing new mode of transportation:

This state-of-the-art transportation system offers a new way to experience the resort with amazing views only available from the sky. Disney Skyliner connects Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Epcot to four resort hotels – Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, Disney’s Pop Century Resort, Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort and the new Disney’s Riviera Resort scheduled to open in December 2019.

Some Disney Skyliner cabins feature graphics based on Disney films, attractions and characters. Disney stories taking flight with guests include:

  • Mickey Mouse
  • Minnie Mouse
  • Pluto
  • Chip & Dale
  • “Coco”
  • Goofy, Pete, Horace Horsecollar and Clarabelle Cow
  • “Finding Dory”
  • Haunted Mansion
  • “Monsters, Inc.”
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • “Ratatouille”

We are SUPER excited for this new and much needed transportation option. Which car will be your favorite?

Free Dining and Fall WDW Discounts Announced

Enjoy Two Exciting Walt Disney World® Offers, Including the Popular “Free Dining” Offer!

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This is a great opportunity for you to explore all that’s new across the Walt Disney World resort, including Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, opening Aug. 29, 2019. Plus, you can enjoy fantastic seasonal events like Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival returning Aug. 29-Nov. 23, 2019 and Epcot International Festival of the Holidays taking place Nov. 29-Dec. 30, 2019.

As a Guest of a Disney Resort hotel, you’ll enjoy extra, Extra Magic Hours*! From Sept. 1 to Nov. 2, 2019, Guests will have more opportunities to take advantage of the Extra Magic Hours benefit. As we have previously shared, with extra, Extra Magic Hours, you can spend more time at a select theme park – before the park’s regular operating hours – enjoying select attractions and experiences (Valid theme park admission and hotel ID required.)

Walt Disney World Resort

Offers available today include:

1) FREE DINING: Enjoy a Tasty Offer at Walt Disney World Resort
Get a FREE dining plan when you purchase a non-discounted 5-night/6-Day Walt Disney Travel Company package that includes a room at a select Disney Resort hotel and a ticket with a Park Hopper® Option. Book through Sept. 29, 2019 for arrivals most nights Sept. 1-18, Nov. 17-27 and Dec. 8-23, 2019.

Book through September 29, 2019 for arrivals most nights:

  • September 1 through September 18, 2019
  • November 17 through November 27, 2019
  • December 8 through December 23, 2019

Explore Disney Resort hotels and the eligible Disney dining plan in the chart below. Ask about packages of shorter or longer lengths of stay.

When you stay at a select Disney Deluxe Resort or Disney Deluxe Villa Resort, you’ll receive the Disney Dining Plan with a variety of delicious dining options! When you stay a select Disney Value Resort or Disney Moderate Resort, you’ll receive the Disney Quick-Service Dining Plan that allows you to enjoy a quick bite!

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2) SAVE, SAVE SAVE…up to 20% on Rooms at Select Disney Resort Hotels This Fall and Holiday Season!

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Stay in the middle of the magic with this great offer – and stay close to all that’s festive and fun at Walt Disney World Resort this fall and holiday season!

Save up to 20% on rooms at select Disney Resort hotels. Book through Sept. 29, 2019 for stays most nights Sept. 1-Sept. 28 and stays most Sunday through Thursday nights Sept. 29-Nov. 7, 2019. Book through Dec. 24, 2019 for stays most nights Nov. 10-Dec. 24, 2019

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3) Florida Residents Enjoy Savings at Select Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

Giraffe at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge

Florida Residents can save up to 25% at select Walt Disney World Resort hotels for stays most nights Sept. 1-Dec. 24, 2019 but you must book by Dec. 24, 2019.

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The number of rooms allocated for any of these offers is limited. Length-of-stay requirements may apply and not all properties are included in this offer. Restrictions apply. To select the best price possible for your vacation dollars and receive our concierge services for free, please contact one of our Travel Professionals today: www.vacationswithcharacter.com. 

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*Valid Theme Park admission and hotel ID required. Guests without the Park Hopper Option or Park Hopper Plus Option must spend the day at the same Park where they’d like to enjoy the “extra” Extra Magic Hours benefit. Not all Walt Disney World® attractions are available with the Extra Magic Hours benefit. The Extra Magic Hours schedule and available attractions are subject to change without notice. Applicable Theme Park, days and times of operation, attraction and service availability may vary and are subject to change without notice. Subject to capacity and cancellation. The Extra Magic Hours benefit will continue to be available on select days at Epcot®. The Extra Magic Hours benefit is also available to Guests of Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotels, Shades of Green® Resort, Disney Springs® Resort Area Hotels, Four Seasons Resort Orlando, Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek and Waldorf Astoria Orlando.


Disney’s Riviera Resort and the Elegance of the European Riviera

A Special Report From Disney Travel News!

Courtesy of Disney Destinations
Courtesy of Disney Destinations

For centuries, the European Riviera has inspired visitors to relax, rejuvenate and play along the Mediterranean. At Disney’s Riviera Resort, projected to open December 2019, the history and charm that enchanted Walt and Lillian Disney, and so many others, comes alive.

In each meticulous detail and around every turn, you will see how Imagineers are creating a resort that celebrates the elegance of a modern European retreat blended with a touch of old-world glamour and a uniquely Disney twist. Here’s a closer look at the careful planning and thoughtful features that make Disney’s Riviera Resort so special.

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The overall design of Disney’s Riviera Resort is inspired by the elegant, early 20th century hotels situated along Europe’s Mediterranean coast. Like the region itself, Disney’s Riviera Resort will convey classic European designs mixed with modern expressions.

Its articulated stone base and smooth stucco façades will be accented with decorative metalwork and colorful awnings. French mansard roofs and Italian style arches and loggias will intermingle with other architectural styles found along the coastal region.

The center tower, with expressive roofs and ornamental details, will be at the heart of the resort. Adjacent wings are designed as if added progressively to accommodate more travelers. The resort itself is a layered story, inspired by the buildings and architecture in Europe that grew and evolved over time.

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Each wing of the resort will grow in height, from eight to 10 stories, allowing for sweeping views of the resort to be seen from the rooftop restaurant, Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera. If this sounds tantalizing, I should mention that bookings are now open for Topolino’s Terrace, with reservations available beginning on December 16!

Porticos, towers and terraces, as well as a unique, coastal-inspired color palette, will give each resort wing an exterior style all its own – a visual representation of the changes in design styles that influenced regional resorts throughout the century.

The window styles will vary across the façade of the resort, with variations in size, shape and mullion designs. Continuing the inspired architectural details, the iconic window awnings of the region will be married with shutters of varying colors and arrangements. A variety of decorative railings throughout the resort will feature a subtle Disney twist, with motifs of Mickey Mouse and his leading lady, Minnie.

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By incorporating these detailed differences into the design, Imagineers captured the progressive feeling of European architecture, imparting a sense of history and story that developed over time.

Under construction and projected to open December 2019, Disney’s Riviera Resort at Walt Disney World Resort will be inspired by Europe and imagined by Disney. Another perk: from the resort, you will be able to stay just a gondola ride away from all the excitement and experiences via the new Disney Skyliner system when it opens this fall!

Bookings for Disney’s Riviera Resort are open now so contact one of our amazing Travel Professionals to book this amazing resort for your next stay and create your Disney story in the middle of the magic! www.vacationswithcharacter.com

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Disney Visa Card WDW Special Offer

Are you a Disney Visa Card Holder? NEW Discounts for Walt Disney World were released today!

Gran Destino Tower ~ Courtesy of Disney Destinations

This offer is for a limited time only for Dates of travel from 7/15/2019 – 9/28/2019. A minimum 2 night stay and 2 day base ticket must be included and the discounts are as follows:

* Art of Animation & All Star Sports – 25% off
* Port Orleans Riverside – 20% off
* Coronado – Gran Destino Tower / Water View – 30% off
* Animal Kingdom Lodge & Saratoga Springs – 35% off

Most importantly, and perhaps the most exciting of all, Cardmembers can experience the new Gran Destino Tower at the beautifully re-imagined Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort with a stay in a new tower – water view room for $199 per night, plus tax for stays most nights July 15-Sept. 28, 2019.

The number of rooms allocated for this offer are VERY limited. Contact us today to book! www.vacationswithcharacter.com

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Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Opening Announced

We have exciting news to share today with Star Wars and Disney Fans alike!

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Walt Disney once said “Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.”

There were never truer words and when Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance opens on Dec. 5 at Walt Disney World (Walt’s birthday in fact) and later in Disneyland on January 17, fans everywhere will be able to live the ultimate story and be immersed in an attraction never before imagined.

Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance will blur the lines between fantasy and reality, putting you in the middle of a climactic battle between the First Order and the Resistance. You’ll will be recruited to join Rey and General Organa at a secret base. Along the way, you’ll be captured by a First Order Star Destroyer — but don’t worry — with the help of some heroes of the Resistance, you’ll break out and in the process, escape the Star Destroyer and protect the secret base, but you must stay one step ahead of Kylo Ren!

Rise of the Resistance will join Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run in the all new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge – a new land now open in Disneyland and coming soon on August 29, 2019 in Walt Disney World.

If you’re ready to live your Star Wars adventure in a galaxy far, far away, please contact us and we’ll create a vacation like you’ve never experienced before! Visit us at vacationswithcharacter.com for a free quote or more information. We never charge a fee but our expertise is priceless!

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New Disney Cruise Line Holiday Sailings

Why not create a new family tradition? Celebrate the holidays at sea and be immersed in a winter wonderland of fun!

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Disney Cruise Line has recently opened several sail dates on the Disney Magic between Nov. 12, 2020 – Dec. 30, 2020 for Bahamian and Caribbean cruises departing from Miami, Florida. All new Disney Magic sailings, except those beginning on Dec. 26, 2020 and Dec. 30, 2020 are also part of Very Merrytime Cruises.

Too excited to wait? No problem. We have sail dates available for 2019 too…read on!

Delight in seasonal magic at sea and discover a jolly fusion of holiday-themed entertainment, activities and décor.  Share in the magic with festive onboard decorations that include a life-sized gingerbread house*, a 24-foot Christmas tree, garlands, poinsettias and shimmering lights, and experience merriment that’s sure to warm the hearts of the entire family, including:

  • Mickey’s Tree Lighting Magic Ceremony
    Kick off the season during this festive gala where kids can help light the ship’s Christmas Tree.
  • Mickey’s Winter Wonderland Ball
    Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for a grand celebration in the atrium featuring Broadway-quality entertainment, Disney Characters and classic holiday tunes. Then, experience extra enchantment when a pair of royal sisters stops by and ushers in a flurry of “frozen” fun—plus a magical snowfall.
  • Deck the Deck Tropical Holiday Party
    Candy-cane limbo, dancing and games—share in the yuletide magic of the season during this jovial celebration.
  • Santa Claus Meet-and-Greet
    Share hugs and snap photos with the one-and-only Kris Kringle before he takes to the sky to deliver gifts to the children of the world.
  • Disney Character Greetings
    Meet some beloved Disney Characters in jolly holiday attire and take one-of-a-kind pictures to cherish throughout the year.
  • Gingerbread House
    Made completely from edible ingredients, the ship’s gingerbread house is a life-sized treat that you can photograph!
  • Storytime with Mrs. Claus
    Gather the children in the atrium to hear Mrs. Claus read well-known Christmas stories from her rocking chair by the tree.
  • Themed Activities and Crafts for Kids
    Decorate stockings, create festive cards, embark on a holiday scavenger hunt and more—it’s Christmas cheer for the young and young-at-heart.
  • Youth Parties
    Teens and tweens can party it up with new friends during music and dance extravaganzas that fill the air with joy.
  • Holiday Merchandise
    ‘Tis the season to pick up exclusive, holiday-themed Disney Cruise Line gifts for family and friends—and make Christmas wishes come true.

Plus, on December 24 and 25, enjoy these additional treats:

  • Cookies on Christmas Eve
  • Special holiday towel animals
  • Caroling with the kids and crew

There’s even holiday cheer at Castaway Cay!

A winter wonderland not only awaits you aboard each ship—but as well as on Castaway Cay! Disney’s private island paradise is transformed with “snow” flurries, a Christmas tree and more. Be on the lookout for Mr. and Mrs. Snowman, dressed in their island attire. Plus, the island’s tram is decorated to resemble a reindeer, complete with antlers and a tail.

Need even more reason to sail with Disney Cruise Line? Did you know Disney Cruise Line has received more than 250 distinguished awards from the travel industry since first setting sail in 1998? 

In addition to the holiday activities offered, when you sail with Disney Cruise Line, you’ll find it’s all those little extras you receive that add up to the most incredible vacation of your life. It’s all the accommodations, dining and entertainment – all included in the price of your cruise!

Don’t miss our Very Merrytime Cruise offerings during select sail dates in 2019 and 2020. Book now or book ahead and layaway the vacation you have been dreaming of!

2019 Sail Dates

Disney Magic November 10, 2019 – December 21, 2019
Disney Wonder November 8, 2019 – December 20, 2019
Disney Dream November 8, 2019 – December 23, 2019
Disney Fantasy November 9, 2019 – December 21, 2019

2020 Sail Dates

Disney Magic November 1, 2020 – December 30, 2020
Disney Wonder November 6, 2020 – December 24, 2020
Disney Dream November 13, 2020 – December 24, 2020
Disney Fantasy November 6, 2020 – December 19, 2020

Are you ready to celebrate Christmas like never before? Vacations with Character® is an Authorized Disney Vacation Planner. Contact one of our  expert Travel Professionals for more information or visit us at www.vacationswithcharacter.com and fill out a simple quote form! Your family will love you for it!

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*The life-sized gingerbread house is usually constructed in November and will not be available on early November sailings. It should be completed and ready for viewing during the last week of November.

Please note, as always, holiday activities and offerings are subject to change and may vary by ship and itinerary.