Do you have to rent the umbrellas and chairs on the beach ahead of time? We did our own arrangements getting to the ship, however we are staying at Wilderness Lodge before the cruise and want to know if DCL would pick up our luggage from the resort.
- Asked by SUSAN on 2/28/2010
Castaway Cay is by far the highlight of our Disney Cruise each and every voyage! This is the ideal beach vacation for our family. There is no charge for the umbrellas, chairs and hammocks on Castaway Cay, and they are... read more
We are looking into booking a cruise, the flight would land in orlando at 9:30, I see you can begin boarding the ship at 1, is there anything to do in the area of the boat to fill in our time?
- Asked by Michele from NJ on 2/21/2010
Welcome to the Moms Panel, and I'm thrilled to hear you are considering a Disney Cruise! This has become the ultimate vacation destination for my family.
This is actually a great arrival time into Orlando. Once you land... read more
Dear Bernie E, I've decided on May 20, Cruise. I've not finalized because just wanted to know if Vacatons to Go would be a reliable agency. 5 adults, 5 children. Should I (snow permitting) go to the AAA? Now that I know when and what, need to know how!
- Asked by Marilynn from MD on 2/7/2010
Thank you for sending me this question directly. Unfortunately I've never used Vacation to Go, so I don't have an opinion.
I personally like using an Authorized Disney Vacation Planner. They are travel agents... read more
1st time cruiser setting sail in 2 weeks! Just read that 20% of the time in Feb. Castaway Cay is missed due to weather. Wondering about booking excursions there - need to book ahead? If so, what happens if we have the misfortune of being unable to dock?
- Asked by Nicole from SK on 1/22/2010
Welcome to the Moms Panel, and the wonderful world of cruising! We missed our stop in Castaway Cay on our first cruise back in 1999, but have been fortunate enough to enjoy our visit there every voyage since. I think it is actually a... read more
We are leaving in 5 days for our Disney cruise and are doing the extreme getaway package on castaway cay. Are there places on the island we can change out of wet swimsuits, or do we need to get back on the boat? THANKS!
- Asked by Katy from WI on 1/17/2010
The countdown is on! Although the ship is only a short walk (or a shorter tram ride) to the beaches and amenities on Castaway Cay I recommend packing a day bag so you can maximize your time on the island.
There are plenty of... read more