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ALK$Disney
02-15-2012, 07:11 PM
Never been on a cruise so I am not sure and DCL website doesn't specify, but how much luggage can you bring? It is like airlines? 1 checked and 1 carry on?

Thanks

PrincessShmoo
02-15-2012, 07:15 PM
Never been on a cruise so I am not sure and DCL website doesn't specify, but how much luggage can you bring? It is like airlines? 1 checked and 1 carry on?

Thanks

DCL will send 2 (checked) luggage tags per person in your cruise documents. You are NOT limited to 2. If you need additional tags, you can get them at the port.

You may have as many bags (checked/carryon) as you feel you need. You will need to store your luggage in your room for the duration of the cruise. And all your carryons, you will need to keep with you until the rooms are ready (about 1:30-2:00).

:cutie:

ALK$Disney
02-15-2012, 07:17 PM
DCL will send 2 (checked) luggage tags per person in your cruise documents. You are NOT limited to 2. If you need additional tags, you can get them at the port.

You may have as many bags (checked/carryon) as you feel you need. You will need to store your luggage in your room for the duration of the cruise. And all your carryons, you will need to keep with you until the rooms are ready (about 1:30-2:00).

:cutie:

Thank you. :)

ilovetexas
02-15-2012, 08:00 PM
Never been on a cruise so I am not sure and DCL website doesn't specify, but how much luggage can you bring? It is like airlines? 1 checked and 1 carry on?

Thanks

You've never been on a cruise and you booked a 15 day one? Wow, you are adventurous! I'm jealous because I tried to talk DH into that one. He said no.

Whatever you do, try not to over-pack. "Twice as much money and half as many clothes" applies to cruise vacations, too. I've been on 8 and STILL take too much. You will have plenty of time to do laundry (if you choose to) on that cruise so I would take advantage of that instead of packing a ton of stuff.

Have a WONDERFUL time!

PrincessShmoo
02-15-2012, 09:31 PM
You've never been on a cruise and you booked a 15 day one? Wow, you are adventurous! I'm jealous because I tried to talk DH into that one. He said no.

Whatever you do, try not to over-pack. "Twice as much money and half as many clothes" applies to cruise vacations, too. I've been on 8 and STILL take too much. You will have plenty of time to do laundry (if you choose to) on that cruise so I would take advantage of that instead of packing a ton of stuff.

Have a WONDERFUL time!

Our first cruise was the 15 night PC cruise in 2008. We never thought about it until everyone started saying "Wow, you're doing a 15 night for your first cruise?" I had to ask around - I didn't understand why that was a problem.

I guess most people usually start out with shorter cruises to be sure they are going to enjoy it. DH & I are very much "make lemonade out of lemons" people, so we figured we'd enjoy it, no matter what. Turns out, I was hooked as soon as I stepped on the gangway getting on the ship. Now a short cruise to us is a 7 nighter.

:cutie:

ravensilverlight
02-15-2012, 10:49 PM
DCL will send 2 (checked) luggage tags per person in your cruise documents. You are NOT limited to 2. If you need additional tags, you can get them at the port.

You may have as many bags (checked/carryon) as you feel you need. You will need to store your luggage in your room for the duration of the cruise. And all your carryons, you will need to keep with you until the rooms are ready (about 1:30-2:00).

:cutie:(emphasis mine)

THESE STATEMENTS ARE NOT TRUE.

According to your cruise contract (available online at http://disneycruise.disney.go.com/cruise-contract/?country=us and select your country in the drop down menu) you are limited to 2 bags per person. You are also customarily allowed a carry-on per person which must fit through the scanner at security - but the carry-on is not specified in the contract. You must agree to the cruise contract before you board the ship!

That being said, I have never actually seen anyone be turned away because they had too much luggage. But you SHOULD know that there is, indeed, a written contract to which you've agreed stating what amount is considered "reasonable" - just in case they ever do enforce it.

kcashner
02-15-2012, 10:56 PM
OK, we are well aware of what is printed by DCL. However, I've never seen them restrict the amount of luggage anyone can bring on board. As above, you are mailed 2 tags for checked luggage for each person in your party. However, the porters at the terminal, the Welcome Center at MCO, and the bellmen at WDW have additional tags and will happily provide you however many you require. They also do not limit the number of carry on items you may have.

With many things, there are written policies and enforced ones.

FWIW, I happened to be at Guest Services when Charo came on board in Barcelona with her 45 pieces of luggage! No kidding. I realize that she was an entertainer, not a guest...but she needed a cabin just for her luggage! It was all labeled with pink ribbons and tags that read X of 45!

ravensilverlight
02-15-2012, 11:06 PM
OK, we are well aware of what is printed by DCL. However, I've never seen them restrict the amount of luggage anyone can bring on board. As above, you are mailed 2 tags for checked luggage for each person in your party. However, the porters at the terminal, the Welcome Center at MCO, and the bellmen at WDW have additional tags and will happily provide you however many you require. They also do not limit the number of carry on items you may have.

With many things, there are written policies and enforced ones.

FWIW, I happened to be at Guest Services when Charo came on board in Barcelona with her 45 pieces of luggage! No kidding. I realize that she was an entertainer, not a guest...but she needed a cabin just for her luggage! It was all labeled with pink ribbons and tags that read X of 45!

I realize this, and I did mention that I have never seen them limit anyone's luggage. But considering the original question, apparently, we are NOT all aware of the written policy. Ergo, the printed answer in addition to the "real world" one. I was trying to be both truthful and thorough. :hippie: