Disney Provides “Peace of Mind” For Upcoming Cruise Travelers

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Longtime Disney Cruise Line fans and passengers cannot wait to set sail on a Disney Cruise once again. Late last year, the company even showed future cruise travelers how the DCL has adapted to the “new norm” as they are eager to welcome passengers aboard.

Although at this time we do not have an exact date of when we will see any of the Disney Cruise Line ships — the Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy, Disney Magic, or Disney Wonder — set sail again, the Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Chapek did suggest they could resume in Fall 2021.

Related: Disney Cruise Line Confirms a Full Year Without Sailing

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Now, Disney Cruise Line is giving future cruisers “piece of mind” with their new “Dreams Come True on a Disney Cruise” promotion.

The website gives future Disney Cruise Line Guests a full explanation of everything they need to know before setting sail once again, including what experiences can be expected, how their private island, Castaway Cay, will operate, and more:

Let’s Dream Together

For decades, Disney Cruise Line has provided unforgettable vacations to families the world over. Discover what makes a Disney cruise a dream come true for the entire family.

  • Magical Experiences – Unexpected enchantment and one-of-a-kind moments with some of your favorite Disney Characters let you experience the stories you know and love in a whole new way.
  • Engaging Entertainment – Disney magic springs to life through our dazzling, Broadway-quality live shows, while activities created for kids, tweens, teens and adults keep the entire family having fun on board and onshore.
  • Our Private Island Paradise – The sun-kissed sands and translucent blue waters found on Disney Castaway Cay—our very own private island in The Bahamas—invite you and your family to relax and splash the day away with countless tropical leisure activities, amid rays of Disney magic.
  • Peace of Mind – When you sail with us, you can rest assured knowing that your family will be cared for and looked after from the moment you step on board… to your last wave goodbye.
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Additionally, the new webpage maps out everything you need to know about the CDC travel recommendations and cruise ship travel before boarding a cruise ship during this unprecedented time:

Notice to Passengers Regarding Travel Recommendation from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on COVID-19 and Cruise Ship Travel

The CDC has issued a Level 4 Travel Notice recommending that all people avoid travel on cruise ships. The complete notice is available at https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/covid-4/coronavirus-cruise-shipand is subject to change by the CDC without notice. If a threshold of COVID-19 is detected on board the cruise ship during a voyage, the voyage will be ended immediately and the ship will return to the U.S. port of embarkation, and your subsequent travel, including your return home, may be restricted or delayed.

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The webpage also provides COVID-19 warnings explaining how Guests will be required to follow all posted instructions when sailing on Disney Cruise Line:

COVID-19 Warning

While we are still evaluating the timing, when we return to sailing we will inform you of enhanced health and safety measures – for you, our other Guests, Cast and Crew Members. You will be required to follow all posted instructions when sailing with Disney Cruise Line.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and Guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.

By sailing with Disney Cruise Line you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

Help keep each other healthy.

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Lastly, Disney Cruise Line wants to ensure future cruisers that booking with a Disney Cruise won’t be stressful, especially during these unprecedented times. That is why they have their Book With Confidence policy in place!

Book With Confidence

Enjoy peace of mind when booking your Disney cruise with these temporary modifications that let you adjust your sail date or receive a full refund should the need arise.

Learn more on the Book With Confidence policy here.

If you want to set sail with Disney Cruise Line but need help planning, don’t hesitate to reach out to our friends at Academy Travel who will be there with you every step of the way. Get started today!

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More on Disney Cruise Line

As a result of the ongoing pandemic, Disney Cruise Line, along with the cruising industry as a whole, was forced to suspend sailings in order to comply with the CDC and its “No Sail” order. Though the order was lifted on October 31, 2020, the CDC made it very clear that the cruising industry will need to meet several health and safety requirements in order to earn a “Conditional Sailing Certificate” and allow passengers back on the ships. In addition to these requirements, the CDC has stated that cruise ships are not able to operate voyages longer than 7 nights.

It is more than likely Disney Cruise Line will be implementing similar rules as the ones in place at the Disney Parks around the world, including face coverings to be worn, keeping a safe social distance from others, enhanced hand sanitizing stations located throughout the ships, limited capacity, and more.

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It’s safe to say Disney Cruise Line is eager to once again welcome back Guests once they are able to do so safely. In the meantime, it looks like they are gearing up by ensuring their ships are safe and showing viewers what cruising could look like once they make their return, which you can read more about here.

If you want to set sail with Disney Cruise Line but need help planning, don’t hesitate to reach out to our friends at Academy Travel who will be there with you every step of the way. Get started today!

Are you planning on going on a Disney Cruise as soon as operations resume? Let us know in the comments below.

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