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-Main Topic: The Disney Cruise Line
-The Disney Exchange is David Hodges, Lisa Green, and me Nicholas Maglio
-Thank you Hatbox Mouse for the topic suggestion. Congratulations on your marriage!
-Lisa answers fan mail, to herself, during the show. Just saying.
-There are 4 ships, the Disney Magic, the Disney Wonder, the Disney Dream, and the Disney Fantasy.
-Lisa talks about her upcoming trip to Norway and the Castaway Club benefits are discussed, including a special line for boarding and gifts in your stateroom.
-Lisa and I agree you MUST go to Alaska!
-Dave's cruises have been to the Bahamas, home of Starbucks. And Atlantis.
-Dave suggests getting off the ship in Nassau at least once and getting a rum cake at Tortugas.
-Port Canaveral, embarkation, parking and Magical Express from Walt Disney World is discussed. Tip everyone folks. Okay, not fellow passengers, but if someone handles your bags, tip them.
-Not surprisingly, the conversation turns to alcohol, and the fact Disney allows it in carry on.
If you check it you will lose it.
-Buffets on the ships are AWESOME!
-Be on time for your Lifeboat Drill!
-Don't miss the Sail Away Celebration!
-Booking on board perks and rules are discussed.
-We talk about dinner seating times. There are 2, the early has more children, the later, 830pm seating is quieter.
-Don't miss Animators Palate on the Disney Dream. We did, and I am sad.
-Like coffee? Dave and Lisa suggests the Cove Cafe for specialty coffee. I like Disney coffee.
-Be sure to read your Navigator for information. It is a wonderful resource!
-Look for a group on Facebook for your cruise, you can meet many friends, and get in on get group activities.
-Lisa and Dave explain the "fish extender."
-Dining rooms are discussed. It always comes back to food eventually.
-We talk dress codes. The photo below features Lisa, her lovely family, and $20,000 worth of clothes.
-Get your clothes laundered on the ship, especially if they are worth $20,000.
-We try to wrap it up, for 20 minutes.
-See the shows! Even if they stink! And movies! Even if they stink!
-Castaway Cay is the best! THE BEST!
-The Pirate Party is not to be missed! Mickey Mouse, Captain Jack, and fireworks!
-Dress like a Pirate!
-Holidays are terrific on the ships!
-The spas are tremendous!
-Your kids won't want to leave their age appropriate areas!
-Bottom line: Disney Cruises are not cheap, but they are AMAZING!
-The Wheel of DIStany topic: Favorite Walt Disney World 3D attractions.
Thank you for listening to The Disney Exchange, the Podcast for Disney Cruise Line Lovers.
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