Disney Cruise Line Planning THREE new Ships!

Last year  Disney Cruise Line announced that it would build 2 new ships for their fleet.  These ships were scheduled to set sail in 2021 & 2023.  Well… recently they have told the public that they would be adding not two but three new ships, nearly doubling the size of their current fleet.  The additional ship is scheduled to set sail in 2022.  This means that Disney would have a new ship every year for 3 years in a row, beginning in 2021.

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“We decided two ships wouldn’t be enough to hold all of the exciting new experiences we have been dreaming up to take family cruise vacations to a whole new level with immersive Disney storytelling, world-class family entertainment, and imaginative innovations that are fantastically fun and uniquely Disney,” Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, said.

The three new ships will be powered by clean-burning liquefied natural gas and be the same size – approximately 135,000 gross tons with about 1,250 guest staterooms planned – which is a little larger than the Disney Dream and the Disney Fantasy.  The ships’ names & design are still in development at this time.

Disney boasts that these new ships will “usher in the next generation of innovative cruise experiences designed especially for families that will transform the art-of-cruising and take guests on adventures in a way never dreamed of before.”

Personally having cruised on all 4 of Disney’s ships, I can say that the Disney Cruise Line experience is nothing short of luxurious.  I have to wonder with these new ships, where will Disney Cruise Line take us to next?  Will the original ships set sail in China, Australia or any number of new destinations.  Maybe one of the original ships will be a part of the Adventures by Disney itineraries in the future?  Will this possibly bring down the price of the Disney Cruise Line experience or just create more hype for this highly sought after cruise experience?  This all remains to be seen.

Stay tuned & I will be sure to pass along any new announcements from Disney Cruise Line.

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Disney Cruise Line Releases Summer 2018 Cruises.

Disney Cruise Line is one of the most popular cruise lines in the industry.  Often times the best deals you will see on cruise fares will be as soon as they are released to the public.  Today Gold & Platinum Castaway Club members can book their summer 2018 Disney cruises and beginning tomorrow the cruises will be open to everyone!  If you are interested in booking a Disney Cruise for the summer of 2018.  Contact me today and I will get a free, no obligation quote for you tomorrow morning when the dates are open.  Melissa@PixieDustAdventures.com  www.PixieDustAdventures.com

There are some fantastic itineraries including Alaska, Southern Caribbean, Rome, Barcelona and more as well as the, well known, sailings to the Bahamas, and the Caribbean.

Here are the details that Disney has released so far:

In summer 2018, Disney Cruise Line will sail on new itineraries and to new ports, including first-time visits to destinations in Italy and Ireland. Disney Cruise Line takes Guests on a grand tour of Europe with visits to the Mediterranean, northern Europe, Norway and Iceland. Plus, adventures continue with sailings to Alaska, the Caribbean and the Bahamas.

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New sailings from Rome and Barcelona
For the first time, Disney Cruise Line Guests can experience more of the rich culture of Barcelona and inspiring history of Rome in a single cruise. In Rome, Guests can explore the Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain and the Vatican, and sample authentic local cuisine. Barcelona offers beautiful beaches, the market streets of La Rambla, the artistic architecture of Gaudi and the famed Sagrada Família church.

On June 16, 2018, the Disney Magic will sail a seven-night cruise from Barcelona to Civitavecchia (Rome). Ports of call include Marseilles and Villefranche, France; and Genoa (Milan), Livorno (Florence, Pisa) and Naples, Italy.

On June 23, 2018, the Disney Magic will sail a seven-night itinerary from Civitavecchia (Rome) to Barcelona. Ports visited on this cruise are Naples, Livorno (Florence, Pisa) and Genoa (Milan), Italy; and Cannes and Marseilles, France.

First-time visits to Milan, Italy
Disney Cruise Line will call on Genoa, Italy for the first time in 2018, as part of three special sailings from Barcelona and Civitavecchia (Rome). The historic port town of Genoa, located on the Italian Riviera, is a gateway to the beautiful metropolis of Milan and the picturesque locale of Portofino. Milan is a global capital of fashion and design, featuring top-name designer stores, boutiques, open-air markets and art galleries.

A 10-night Mediterranean itinerary sailing from Barcelona on July 7, 2018, calls on Genoa, as well as other popular ports in Italy, France and Spain.

First-time visit to Cork, Ireland and first seven-night British Isles
The Disney Magic will call on Cork, Ireland for the first time as part of a first-ever seven-night British Isles cruise, departing on September 2, 2018. Additional ports visited on this sailing include Dublin, Ireland; Greenock, Scotland; and Liverpool, England. Cork is home to a vibrant culinary scene and a plethora of pubs, shops and cafes. It invites visitors to connect with Ireland’s ancient past, with historic sites like Blarney Castle, where visitors can kiss the famed Blarney Stone.

Throughout the summer, the Disney Magic will continue to tour Europe with engagements in the Baltic, Norwegian fjords, British Isles and the Mediterranean.

Return to Alaska
In 2018, the newly re-imagined Disney Wonder will return to Alaska for the summer season, opening up a world of breathtaking natural vistas, magnificent glaciers and awe-inspiring wildlife. A variety of five-, seven- and nine-night itineraries will depart from Vancouver, Canada, with stops in Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan, Icy Strait Point and Tracy Arm Fjord.

Southern Caribbean Special Sailing
In 2018, the Disney Fantasy will embark on a special 11-night southern Caribbean itinerary departing June 30, visiting tropical destinations renowned for beautiful sun-kissed beaches, including Aruba, Barbados, Martinique, St. Kitts, Puerto Rico and the Disney private island, Castaway Cay.

Castaway Cay – More Opportunities to Explore Disney’s Exclusive Private Island
Castaway Cay, Disney’s private island in the Bahamas, is consistently a top-rated destination. In 2018, the Disney Dream will sail a series of cruises that include two stops at Castaway Cay so Guests can have twice the fun in the sun and enjoy even more of the pristine island paradise.

Bookings open for Platinum and Gold Castaway Club Guests on February 22, 2017 and to all Guests on February 23, 2017.

Be sure to book with your favorite travel agent in order to take advantage of free, experienced, planning assistance as well as special stateroom credit offers in addition to any special offers through Disney.  Planning your next cruise all starts with a free quote: www.PixieDustAdventures.com  Melissa@PixieDustAdventures.com
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Dreaming of a Disney Cruise? Request a FREE Cruise Booklet.

Have you been dreaming of a Disney Cruise?  From personal experience I can attest to the fact that the Disney ships are absolutely amazing!  There is never a dull moment onboard with so many things to do.  First run movies, Broadway style shows & even the dining rooms are all part of the entertainment.

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If you are like me, sometimes it helps to have something to hold in your hands, mark on, dog ear & picture yourself on one of Disney’s 4 spectacular cruise ships.  For a limited time I am mailing printed Disney Cruise Line booklets.  If you would like a free, no obligation, Disney Cruise Line booklet, please send me an email with your name & mailing address. Request your booklet today:  Melissa@PixieDustAdventures.com

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Breaking News: Disney Announces 2 new Cruise Ships

Disney Cruise Line announces 2 new ships!!!

Disney Cruise Line is proud to announce plans today to build two additional cruise ships, each of them showcasing the immersive family entertainment, enchanting storytelling and unparalleled service that only Disney can deliver.

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The new ships, each approximately 135,000 gross tons with about 1,250 guest staterooms, will be slightly larger than the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy. These new vessels will be built at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany, and be completed in 2021 and 2023.

While design plans, ship names and itineraries are still in development, the Walt Disney Imagineering team is already dreaming up exciting new ways to create the world’s most magical oceangoing adventures.

Stay tuned for more information to come…

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New Spaces on the Disney Dream Ship

On a Disney Cruise there is never a lack of things to do, but with the Disney Dream just sailing from it’s remodel there are even more exciting areas to explore.  This makes me want to take another Disney Cruise in the very near future.  What do you think?

New experiences and fun await guests when they sail on the Disney Dream, which has just returned from a three-week dry dock. Headlining the ship’s enhancements are two new interactive youth areas, one themed to Star Wars and another to Disney Infinity. Also new is the whimsical sweet shop serving handmade gelato and the ever-popular Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutqiue. For adults, a new splash pool and sun deck provides an oasis for relaxing.

Here’s a closer look at what’s in store for Guests of all ages:

In Disney’s Oceaneer Club, young Guests can enjoy two newly themed areas. Kids are transported to a far away galaxy at Star Wars: Millennium Falcon, a Force-filled play area inspired by the spacecraft from the legendary saga. In the Disney Infinity area, children can experience a whole new way of playing together with exciting virtual experiences and immersive activities. Customized, on-screen adventures bring to life characters and stories from across The Walt Disney Company.

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Vanellope’s Sweets and Treats satisfies the sweet tooth of cruisers of all ages, with handmade gelato and ice cream, an assortment of candy, and delectable novelty treats for purchase. New to Deck 11, the smell of freshly baked waffle cones and candy lingers from the specialty store’s two entrances, inside Cabanas restaurant and outside by the pool deck.

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique on Deck 5 midship brings to life the storybook fantasies of young Guests with pixie-dusted and piratical makeovers. This very special salon offers aspiring princesses and knights ages three to 12 the chance to transform into royalty with the help of a fairy godmother-in-training. On pirate party night this boutique becomes The Pirates League where swashbuckling pirates of all ages will have the opportunity to unleash their inner buccaneer.

Exclusively for adults, Deck 13 forward includes a new water feature, Satellite Falls, a circular splash pool with benches and a gently falling rain curtain that provides cool comfort. Around this upper deck, adult Guests can soak up the sun in loungers or relax in the shade under a canopy.

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Imagine taking the young Star Wars fans in your house on a cruise where they can play in the Star Wars kids club during the day & watch the new Star Wars movie in the Walt Disney Theater at night.  Disney Cruise ships run current, popular Disney films around the clock in their 2 theaters.  Some are even in 3D & if you are lucky you will get to see a Prem-Ear movie before it releases anywhere else. *Movies are shown in the theaters for a limited time & there is never any guarantee which movies will be shown on specific dates.

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October is National Cruise Month Book this Month and get a Stateroom Credit

October is CLIA National Plan A Cruise Month!!!!  As a CLIA agent member, I am offering a stateroom credit starting at $25, depending on the price of your cruise.  Use this credit for souvenirs, spa treatments, shore excursions and more.   If you have been dreaming of a cruise for your wedding, honeymoon, family vacation or just to get away, October is the month to book your cruise.  Remember, my stateroom credit will be in addition to any special offers from the cruise lines and there are some great offers this month.  The stateroom credit is good for bookings on ALL cruise lines.

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Also to celebrate National Plan a Cruise Month, CLIA is sponsoring the #CruiseSmile Sweepstakes. Each day from Oct. 1-31, 2015, a cruise vacation for two will be featured and given away; showcasing there is a cruise for every travel style and budget.  Visit http://www.cruisesmile.org to enter.

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New Disney Infinity Content announced for the Disney Cruise Line Bands.

Among the Disney Infinity news, at the D23 Expo this year, was an announcement about being able to bring home exclusive Disney Infinity content with you after sailing on the remodeled Disney Dream Ship.  The Disney Dream will undergo Dry Dock from Oct 4th – Oct 24th 2015.  When the ships sails this November it will include an all new Disney Infinity space and toy box elements as part of the kids club areas.  This space will offer Disney Infinity 3.0 kiosks along with interactive experiences.

The Disney Dream ship, currently offers 3 to 4 night Bahamian cruises out of Port Canaveral.  If you’ve been dreaming of a cruise, you could consider adding one of these short sailings to your next Walt Disney World vacation.

Along with some amazing Star Wars additions, check out all of the news for the Disney Dream remodel by Clicking HERE

UPDATE:  Now that Disney 3.0 has  been released we know more details about what has been released with the Oceaneer Bands or Disney Cruise Line MagicBands…

Any Oceaneer Band will work, including those from a previous sailing and from any cruise ship.  There may still be some content that is exclusive to the Disney Dream once it sails after dry dock.

The Oceaneer Bands currently unlock the following:
– A Disney Cruise Ship vehicle for the 3.0 characters to ride in.
– The Walt & Mickey statue that the regular Disney World theme park MagicBands unlock.
– Costumes or little Cruise Characters:
– Cruise Captain Mickey
– Cruise Director Minnie
– Sailor Donald
– Sailor Goofy
– Sialor Pluto
– Sailor Chip & Dale
– Cruise Ship Door – By walking through this door you can get to a cruise ship interior, that looks like a ship’s atrium.  You can then customize it with your very own touch.  There are numerous customization choices including things like the chandeliers from the Disney ships.

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Exciting enchantments coming to the Disney Dream November 2015

You will need an Oceaneer Club Band in order to unlock the Disney Infinity 3.0 content once you arrive home.  This has brought forward even more questions & I plan to try to do some deep investigation in the very near future.

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Where and how do you get the Oceaneer Club Bands?
The bands are put on children that check into the Oceaneer Clubs.  If you plan to keep the band after you leave the cruise ship, you will need to pay $25, each band, to bring bands home with you.

What about people sailing without children, can we purchase Oceaneer Club Bands?
I will be investigating this question and filling in the answer soon.  I can imagine that Disney would offer a way for everyone to purchase Oceaneer Club bands.  They know that their Disney Infinity market includes people of all ages.

Will people be able to purchase extra Oceaneer Club Bands?

Will the Oceaneer Bands from Disney’s other ships be able to unlock the special Disney Infinity content?
My best guess is that the content is currently exclusive to the Disney Dream bands bought after the ship returns from dry dock.  I don’t doubt that in the future all of the Oceaneer Club bands will unlock some DI content, but I have no official word on this right now.

Do you have more questions about the new DI content on the bands?  Post them in the comments below & I will do my very best to answers for you.

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