Disney to Offer Select Cruises Exclusively at Sea

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This year, it’s a magical time to see just how Disney Cruise Line is reinventing how to cruise! The Disney Cruise Line just announced exclusively to UK residents that they will set sail on a magical Staycation Adventure starting this summer of 2021!

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Disney Cruise Line announced they will depart on select dates from London Tilbury, Newcastle, Liverpool, and Southampton aboard the Disney Magic. These cruises will take place exclusively at sea, meaning Guests will remain onboard the ship from the time they embark to the time they disembark. The company shared the following on the official website:

Our new staycation sailings, invite you to embark on a brand-new, magical Disney experience. Close to home and at sea—be immersed in Disney storytelling, thanks to an amazing collection of onboard entertainment, dining and recreation for the entire family, with all the care you’d expect from Disney.

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Health and Safety Measures

Disney Cruise Line also mentions the health and safety measures they plan to implement onboard the Disney Magic, stating, “We’re implementing multiple layers of health and safety measures considering the guidance from the UK government, health authorities and medical experts.”

This includes COVID-19 testing, health screenings, face coverings, reduced Guest capacity, and physical distancing.

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The official website shares the following information about new cruise protocol:

Upon reopening, certain onboard venues may be limited in capacity and subject to restricted availability or even closure based on guidance from UK government, health authorities and medical experts. Furthermore, certain experiences, services and amenities may be modified, have limited availability or remain closed. Subject to government approval. We will provide more information as it becomes available.

COVID-19 Warning
We have taken enhanced health and safety measures—for you, our other Guests, Cast and Crew Members. You must follow all posted instructions while 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 Public Health England, older adults and Guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.

By sailing with Disney Cruise Line you agree to follow all health and safety measures implemented by Disney Cruise Line.

Help keep each other healthy.

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What Does Disney Magic Include

Furthermore, Disney announces that these unique staycations at sea will offer two, three, and four-night cruises from the UK and the company will release dates this April! Here are a few more details about what families can expect aboard the Disney Magic if they book one of these UK resident-exclusive cruises for this summer.

Spend quality time with beloved Disney characters and snap photos of mighty Marvel heroes or Captain Mickey, behold a royal promenade with Disney Princesses, and greet Toy Story friends. Join in a Frozen flurry of fun with Anna, Elsa and Olaf, or enjoy an epic encounter with Marvel’s mightiest heroes. Where else does a spectacular West End-quality musical become your bedtime story? Be dazzled as the Disney stories come to life on stage, including a pre-show celebration with Mickey.

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We are super excited to hear that Disney is moving forward with inventing new ways to cruise, and we look forward to hearing more about this special staycation cruise in the next month! As a reminder, these are exclusively taking place in the UK for UK residents only, and there Disney has not yet announced an exact return date for Disney Cruise Line vacations in the U.S. 

Let us know in the comments below if you are planning this UK staycation adventure! 

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