After eighteen months of absence, the magic has returned on board Disney fantasy. The ship left Port Canaveral on Saturday September 11. It is only the second Disney cruise ship to resume operations in the United States since the industry closed in March of last year.
Disney Fantasy became the second cruise ship sailing for the Florida-based cruise line to set sail on September 11 in the United States, and the third overall for the cruise line, when it left Port Canaveral on a cruise. four-day trip to the Bahamas. .
The trip will see the ship calling at The cruise line’s private island of Castaway Cay twice before spending a day at sea. The ship will remain on a Bahamian itinerary until October 9, after which there will be some changes.
As we reported last week, the 2,500 passengers Disney Fantasy, will sail on cruises of seven or more nights departing from Port Canaveral starting October 9, 2021. These itineraries will include stops in the Bahamas and Mexico.
Guests can enjoy Disney’s Halloween special this fall on board Disney fantasy from Port Canaveral and on board Disney wonder sailing from San Diego, California.
‘Halloween on the High Seas’ activities include Mickey’s Mouse-querade which will have the Disney characters dressed in Halloween outfits, an interactive cinematic experience with Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas Sing and Scream, Halloween activities for the entire family and of course, Halloween themed desserts, drinks and more!
Disney Cruise Line Updates and Restart Protocols
The four Disney Cruise Line ships regularly prepare for their respective reboots. The first two ships to enter service for the cruise line already did so in August. The Disney magic sailed on very popular UK cruises and repositioned to PortMiami towards the end of October.
It will begin making four- and five-night trips to Mexico and the Bahamas on October 28. In the meantime, Disney Dream has cruised around the Bahamas from Port Canaveral on a 3- and 4-day itinerary.
The next Disney Cruise Line ship that will return to service will be Disney wonder departing San Diego, Calif., October 1. The cruise ship will begin with three-night crossings including a stopover in Ensenada, Mexico, and a day at sea; the ship will also go on 4-night cruises, which will include two days at sea and a stopover in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
For all crossings on Disney ships, all passengers aged 12 and over must be fully immunized. Children 11 and under will be required to provide a negative PCR test performed within three days of departure and provide a negative test result at the pier. Customers will also undergo an additional rapid test before boarding.
Last but not least, the company’s new ship, which is still under construction at the moment, will sail in the summer of 2022. The inaugural season of Disney Wish will sail from Port Canaveral, Fla., To Nassau, Bahamas, and Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay
The ship’s maiden voyages will sail on June 9 for an extraordinary five-night maiden voyage that includes two days at sea and stops in Nassau and Castaway Cay.
Over the past few months, Disney’s latest arrival has garnered considerable attention as the cruise line has kept revealing details of activities and points of sale on board. These include an adult-only area called the Quiet Cove Pool Area; a variety of gourmet cafes, casual bars, upscale lounges; and more. Reservations will be open to the general public on May 27, 2021.