2021 September, 1

Disney Cruise Line – Embarkation Screening

2021-09-05T22:02:00-04:00September 1, 2021|Cruise Line news, Cruising, Disney Cruise Line|0 Comments

Going on a Disney Cruise and are not sure what to expect with Disney’s new embarkation protocols? Keep reading, BUT keep in mind, Disney Cruise Line protocols are being adjusted as needed so they can be as safe as they possibly can be. The following might not be exactly what you will experience, BUT it will give you an idea of what to expect.  UPDATE ON 9-2-21: All Guests, regardless of age and vaccination status, are required to take a COVID-19 test administered by Inspire Diagnostics at the terminal before boarding & Disney Cruise Line will cover the cost. First and foremost, make [...]

2019 June, 17

Top Reasons to purchase a beverage package on Royal Caribbean

2019-06-17T17:06:46-04:00June 17, 2019|Cruising, Royal Caribbean, Travel Destinations|0 Comments

“Is the beverage package worth it?”  That is a question I am frequently asked by clients.  As a traveler, I never purchased one because I didn’t think it was worth the money and would not save me any money.  As a travel agent, I am willing to try everything once, so I can offer well-researched advice.  After booking our most recent cruise, and first on Royal Caribbean, it was time to research! Royal Caribbean offers several drink packages, although we only considered two – the refreshment package and the deluxe beverage package.  Both packages offer fountain sodas, Coca-Cola Freestyle beverages, [...]

2019 June, 4

My Practically Perfect Day at CocoCay

2019-06-04T09:08:24-04:00June 4, 2019|Cruising, Royal Caribbean|0 Comments

When I booked our anniversary trip on Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Sea, I was thrilled beyond measure when it was announced that their newly renovated private island would be officially open!  CocoCay was established as Royal Caribbean’s private island but underwent a massive $250 million re-imagining to create the “perfect beach day” for everyone, no matter their desires.  I have sailed other cruise lines that offer a stop on their private island, but no other private island has set out to offer what "Perfect Day at CocoCay" offers.  I knew what to expect: a private island just for those [...]

2017 July, 5

Disney’s Castaway Cay Beach Cabanas– What’s Included?

2017-07-05T06:00:42-04:00July 5, 2017|Cruising, Disney Cruise Line, Disney Travel|2 Comments

Updated June 4, 2019, with new information. Located on both the family and adult only beaches Disney offers 25 private luxurious cabanas to rent for the day while at Castaway Cay.  Not only are they a hideaway with their own private beaches they include many amenities as well.  On our last cruise, we were able to secure one and enjoyed having our own refuge for the day.  The day before arriving at Castaway Cay day you will receive a model of the cabana along with your wristbands that must be worn to identify you.  Remember these cabanas book very quickly [...]

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