55 Reasons You’ll LOVE Disney Cruises

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

55 Reasons You’ll LOVE Disney Cruises

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Get ready to be impressed as I share with you 55 reasons your family will love a Disney cruise. There are tons of Disney Cruises for families
WOW! 55 Reasons you'll love Disney Cruises - So many things I didn't even think of..... might have to try a Disney cruise next vacation



Our family has been on about 10 cruises including Carnival, Holland America, Royal Caribbean, Princess Cruises, and Disney Cruise Line.


While each cruise line has something unique about them, we were BLOWN AWAY by Disney Cruises and the customer service, attention to details, and magical touches throughout every area of our onboard experience.  


Come take a peak at why once you take a Disney cruise you'll be hooked!


DISNEY Cruises - 55 Reasons they are the BEST!

  1. Port Canaveral is magical from the get-go as you will enter the ship through a Mickey arch 55 Reasons you will LOVE a Disney Cruise - magical touches from the moment you step on the ship
  2. Your family is announced and welcomed with thunderous applause when you get on the ship
  3. Setting Sail Deck Party with streamers, characters, and lots of FUN
  4. Every day at noon the Mickey funnel plays the first 7 notes from “If You Wish Upon a Star” 55 Reasons you will LOVE a Disney Cruise - huge staterooms
  5. Lots of storage in staterooms (drawers and all of the room under the main bed!)
  6. Many staterooms accommodate up to 5 guests (oceanview or balcony) to save families BIG!
  7. Parents bed is not two beds pulled together, but one big mattress
  8. Towel animals in your stateroom with some “sleepy” chocolate nightly
  9. Curtain to separate parents sleeping area from children’s area
  10. Plush and extra comfy bedding 55 Reasons you will LOVE a Disney Cruise - spa bath products
  11. Love the amazing spa-quality bath products are free in your stateroom
  12. Bath and a half in most staterooms means less fighting over the bathroom!
  13. Tub in most bathrooms (a MUST for bathing little ones!)
  14. Large closets including more than enough drawers, closet space55 Reasons you will LOVE a Disney Cruise - kids menus
  15. Kids menus with favorite Disney characters at meals time means less fussing as kids wait for their dinner
  16. Dinner shows that bring your artwork to life!
  17. Pin trading (including awesome Officer’s Pin Trading Event!)55 Reasons you will LOVE a Disney Cruise - animator's palate
  18. Animator's Palate has to be the coolest restaurant ever! It changes color, is so well themed, and the walls are always drawing something
  19. Bread is served with a different dipping sauce nightly – YUM!
  20. Mickey Bars are a FREE option for dessert
  21. Princess Tea Party55 Reasons you will LOVE a Disney Cruise - princess tea party (free!)
  22. Favorite Disney Music playing in the background in the hallways
  23. The ships are beautifully themed with subtle, classy Mickey touches
  24. Pirates IN the Caribbean Deck Party including fireworks at sea55 Reasons you will LOVE a Disney Cruise - fireworks at sea
  25. Shaded splash area with heated water for kids under 3
  26. Freshwater pools  (trust me you do not want to swim in the salt water pools!!)
  27. Pools for young children, the entire family, and adults only!
  28. Extra large pool & stateroom towels that actually wrap around pretty much everyone
  29. FREE soft serve ice cream in 4+ flavors daily (strawberry, blueberry, mango, banana, coconut pineapple, vanilla, and chocolate)
  30. Disney movies on funnel vision55 Reasons you will LOVE a Disney Cruise - amazing pools & slides
  31. Innovative waterslides like aquadunk, and twist and spout slides   
  32. Free life vests are available by every pool (and although it says no lifeguard on duty, there is a lifeguard to help keep your kiddos extra safe!)
  33. Movie theatre onboard (which will feature any movies released to theatres during your cruise and 3D features)
  34. No casino taking up space
  35. FREE soda and tea55 Reasons you will LOVE a Disney Cruise - FREE soda
  36. See characters strolling around the decks at random times throughout the day
  37. Hearing Peter Pan crowing form the top floor of the Atrium
  38. See Mickey & friends in lots of different outfits (depending on the ports you are visiting)55 Reasons you will LOVE a Disney Cruise - fun character costumes
  39. Get a picture with several Disney Friends at Once (we got one with the Sensational 6!)
  40. Color with Minnie or play bean bag toss with Goofy at Kids Club55 Reasons you will LOVE a Disney Cruise - character interactions
  41. Get a unique and free souvenir by giving to guest services a pillow case (bring one or use your Pluto pajama party one you’ll get free) and sharpies or cloth markers. Just let them know if you want princess signatures or Mickey & Friends
  42. All crew members are amazing kind and helpful. You won’t wander more than 20 feet without finding a crew member available to help you with anything!
  43. Wave Phones (family walkie talkies and kids program pagers)55 Reasons you will LOVE a Disney Cruise - Wave Phones
  44. Onboard Family Scavenger Hunts
  45. Spotlessly maintained and clean ship!
  46. Amazing kids spaces like the slinky dog slide on Disney Magic55 Reasons you will LOVE a Disney Cruise - Amazing Kids Spaces
  47. Creative Kids Programs like Monsters in Monstropolis, Swing like Tarzan, help Aladdin find Abu, Story Time with Belle, Pluto’s Pajama Party, Mickey’s Puzzle Time, and more!
  48. Disney is catering to boys too! While there are plenty of princess meet & greet opportunities, boys will be able to enjoy Marvels’ Training Academy along with meet and greet opportunities as well.55 Reasons you will LOVE a Disney Cruise - Marvel's Avenger Academy
  49. Castaway Keys! Private island has character meet & greet, waterslides, shaded freshwater splash area, kids only space (where you can check kids into), adults only spaces, beach amenities like umbrellas and chairs, free soft serve ice cream, free soda, beach side bbq lunch at one of 2 convenient locations, and no tendering! The boat just pulls right up to the dock.
  50. Family activities including not only character programs, but also science classes making flubber or cooking classes55 Reasons you will LOVE a Disney Cruise - fun family programs
  51. Family Karaoke (yep they have the Frozen songs!)
  52. Mickey & Minnie like to stop by for Family Dance Parties55 Reasons you will LOVE a Disney Cruise - dance parties
  53. Officer Hide-and-Seek
  54. Good Bye Germs! The crew keep germs at bay by having a crew member personally give every guest entering a dining room a hand wipe/sanitizer
  55. Even the washing/drying machines can be charged to your room
  56. Mickey Mania game show for families55 Reasons you will LOVE a Disney Cruise - mickey mania

What did I miss? What do you LOVE about a Disney Cruise?


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2 comments:

  1. One of my very favorite things about a Disney cruise is the fact that everyone in my family (me, hubby, and 2 teenagers) completely unplug and live in the moment during the duration of the cruise. We don't buy internet time on the ship (too slow and too expensive!), and we don't pay for international roaming while we're at port. We've also managed to avoid internet cafes, Starbucks and McDonald's while in port as well. We're having too much fun to let the real world in. :) It's great to leave work and say, "I will be completely unreachable while I'm on vacation." Admittedly, the first thing we do when we return to Port Canaveral is turn on our phones and start catching up on what we missed, but it's totally worth it.

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    1. We are with you there! When we are on vacation we UNPLUG =)

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