038 Running the Disney Princess 1/2 Marathon and then sailing on the Disney Dream

Listener Jessica joins us again to discuss her latest trip down to Florida.  She kicked off this trip by running in her first Run Disney Race, the Disney Princess 1/2 Marathon.  After the race, she and her husband set sail on a 4 day cruise aboard the Disney Dream.  It’s a dual Run Disney/DCL trip report this week…enjoy everyone.

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037 Carnival Elation review along with further thoughts on cruising DCL from a Platinum Cruiser

Platinum Castaway Club member Carol joins us again to discuss her families latest cruise on the Carnival Elation.  She then offers up a lot of tips and advice she has gained from the several cruises she and her family have taken on Disney Cruise Line.

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036 Author Jeff Kurtti discusses his new book Travels with Walt Disney

Author Jeff Kurtti joins us to discuss his new book Travels with Walt Disney, A Photographic Voyage Around the World.  We also touch on his role in the documentary The Boys, which features  the Sherman Brothers and their music. We finish up with a fun discussion of Disney Cruise Line from an Artistic point of view.  You can find all of Jeff’s books through Amazon. You can find the documentary The Boys on Amazon, iTunes, Youtube, and Google Play.

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Steve:

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Christy:

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034 Sailing in the Roy Disney Suite and Concierge

Chris joins us to discuss his families experiences cruising Concierge and in the Roy Disney suite with DCL.  Christy and I had a great time talking to Chris about his families experiences cruising Concierge and in the Roy Disney Suite.  We cover everything from booking Concierge and all of the amenities that come with these staterooms.

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031 Halloween on the High Seas and Very MerryTime Cruise sailings in 2017

Join us as we set sail with listener Carol for a Halloween on the High Seas and Very MerryTime Cruise this past holiday season.  Carol is a Platinum Castaway Club member who experienced two holiday sailing’s this past Fall.  She passes on a wealth of knowledge for those thinking about sailing these cruises in the future.

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Christy:

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030 DCL 101 Part 1

Join Christy and I for Part 1 of our DCL 101 series where we share our thoughts on booking your first cruise with Disney Cruise Line.  We discuss the time of year, ports to sail out of, length of cruise, type of cruise (ie…Alaska, Caribbean, etc.), and finally how to actually book it. Look for Part 2 of the series in two weeks where we discuss how to prepare for your first cruise once you’ve booked it.

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029 Sailing the Disney Magic to the Western Caribbean

Listener Jessica joins us to discuss her and her husbands recent trip on the Disney Magic through the Western Caribbean. Her cruise left from Miami, and she provides some great tips on where to stay and how to get to and from the Port of Miami.  She also talks about their favorite things to do onboard during sea days, running the Castaway Cay 5K, and her thoughts on cruising without kids.

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Steve:

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Christy:

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Disney Cruise Line Castaway Club Updates

Christy and I discuss recently announced changes to Disney Cruise Lines Castaway Club benefits.  The biggest changes allow Silver members to now book one day before the general public, Gold members now book 2 days prior, and Platinum members book 3 days prior.  In addition, the meet and greets are now restricted to 8 day cruises or longer, for gold and platinum members.  These changes went into effect May 2, 2017.

You can view all the benefits of being a Disney Castaway Club member with the link below:

https://disneycruise.disney.go.com/castaway-club/

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