Disney Cruise

Nassau

This is Part 4 of 6 detailing a four day cruise we took in January of 2015.  You will be able to see the other parts here:

We woke up the next day with the boat docked in Nassau.  Since we didn’t plan on going into the town, we slept in a bit late.  One of the girls LOVES the french toast served at Beach Blanket, the buffet served on Deck 9.  We headed up there for breakfast, then staked out some chairs on the pool deck.  We settled in to let the girls swim in the pools.  Nancy and I relaxed and watched movies on the Funnel Vision.  The older girl decides now is the time to tell us that they have soft pretzels at the pizza place on Deck 9.  As a family, we love Disney pretzels with a passion.  This was our third cruise and we were just now finding out about the free pretzels!!!  So, needless to say, we stuffed ourselves stupid with them.… Read the rest

Disney Cruise, Disney Gift Cards, Flight Cost

Planning

This is Part 1 of 6 detailing a four day cruise we took in January of 2015.  You will be able to see the other parts here:

 

Our most important factor when making a decision on a vacation is whether there are any conflicts with our school calendar.  We have noticed that traditional school vacation times are not ideal for cruising from a cost perspective — when browsing the Disney Cruise Line website, you’ll notice that there are price bumps during the winter holidays and Spring Break — so we tend to focus on teacher workdays that line up with holidays.  Such was the case in the cold of Washington in January 2015.  Two teacher workdays and an early dismissal gave us the necessary amount of time to sneak in a 4 night cruise on the Disney Wonder out of Miami.… Read the rest

Disney Parks, Planning

 

Spreadsheet
Spreadsheet

If there is one thing we are consistent about when we travel to Disney, it is having a well-organized plan.  It isn’t that we want to script every second of the day, but we do like to have an idea of what park we are going to, when our FastPass+ reservations are, and where we are going to eat. … Read the rest