How to Plan a Disney Cruise in 10 Steps

From Cruise Documents to Ports of Call, here's everything you need from choosing your stateroom to booking special activities.

Disney Cruise Castaway Club

 If this is your first Disney Cruise, then your trip will start your membership in the Disney Cruise Line Loyalty Club- The Castaway Club. 

Choose  Your Destination


Disney Cruise Line Travels ALL OVER THE WORLD! So whether you're  taking a 3 day cruise or a 20 day cruise, consider where to sail, and on which ship. 

Do you want an Inside Room, Porthole, Veranda, Concierge? So many Choices. Check out our guide to help you pick  what's best.


Choose Your  Stateroom

Disney Stateroom Guide

15-120  Days Before your Disney Cruise you need to Book Your Cruise Excursions. These fill up fast.


Reserve  Cruise  Port Excursions

15- 120 Days Before your Cruise can can book exclusive tastings, dining, and activities onboard. 


Reserve Exclusive Activites 

If planning far enough in advance you have time to save! Check out the guide for how to set up a Disney Cruise budget. 


Plan Your Cruise Budget

As soon as you have your flight details you should book your transportation to and from your departure port. 


Book  Local Transport

Packing for a Disney Cruise is different depending on your location, and requires more planning. Grab the Packing Checklist 


Plan What  to Pack

30 Days Before  You Can CHECK-IN ONLINE. Upload your Cruise Documentation ( passports, photo id,  etc.) 


Gather Cruise Documents

Choose your Port Arrival Time


A benefit of Checking In Online as soon as your  window opens is that you can choose an earlier Port Arrival Time, which gets you on the boat sooner. 

Embarkation Day involves check in at port, secuirty, and arrival on board. Your room won't be ready, but exploring the ship is a must. Along with the Saftey Assembly Drill. 


Plan for Embarkation Day

Disney Cruise Tips

Check out what to know before you go on Disney Cruise.