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Old 04-29-2013, 01:42 PM   #1
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2 Night Magic Cruises

I was surprised to see that they actually do a 2 night cruise on from Miami straight to Castaway Cay. After doing the 3 night Members Cruise in January 2013, I would really like to take some family members (mostly the grandkids) next time. But DH wasn't a big fan of cruising, although he liked Castaway Cay. Any experiences with the shorter cruise? I gather they only do them about once a year (looking at the 2014 schedule). Is this something that will be offered continually or will it be phased out? I think it's a great idea for a just a 'taste' of cruising for those who haven't tried it before (or want to save points or cash for WDW!)
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Old 04-29-2013, 01:45 PM   #2
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Hm. It might be me, but I can't see how it could be shorter than the 3 Day and be viable. Even if you didn't get off at Nassau, the 3 Day still sounds better to me...?
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Old 04-29-2013, 01:54 PM   #3
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We did the 2 day cruise to no where out of NYC and it was so awesome!!!

But it was our off year from cruising (we go every other year) and it was so nice to have a little taste, but it was extremely short! And we didn't even get off the ship!

But any cruise is better than none! Plus it allowed me to re-book on board for another again!

We really liked the way they handled it too. We basically got to all of the restaurants (two nights and the last morning in the last one you didn't hit at night) and were able to do a lot of fun activities we love to do on the ships without any pressure.

I even had time to go to a spa presentation and not feel rushed.

You just cherish every minute on there since its so short - which you should do on any cruise anyways, but we were more laid back about everything for some reason on the shorter one as we knew we would be back again in the next couple years.

I recommend it! But if you're not familiar with the ships our cruising DCL, do a 4 day for sure!
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We are thinking about doing the two day from Miami. I think it will be fun. We sure won't need much luggage!
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We are thinking about doing the two day from Miami. I think it will be fun. We sure won't need much luggage!
Exactly on the luggage; you can hop on with a backpack and have a fun couple of days.
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I just saw the 2 day this OCt after drydock,, I am not even sure it is going to CC,,, just seems to go nowhwere, lol. I REALLY want to go on Magic after refurb & DH really wants to go a week on that other cruise line next yr & 2 days is super cheap compared to 4,,, soooo maybe
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I was surprised to see that they actually do a 2 night cruise on from Miami straight to Castaway Cay. After doing the 3 night Members Cruise in January 2013, I would really like to take some family members (mostly the grandkids) next time. But DH wasn't a big fan of cruising, although he liked Castaway Cay. Any experiences with the shorter cruise? I gather they only do them about once a year (looking at the 2014 schedule). Is this something that will be offered continually or will it be phased out? I think it's a great idea for a just a 'taste' of cruising for those who haven't tried it before (or want to save points or cash for WDW!)
Actually the 2 night cruise is a "cruise to nowhere". It doesn't stop at CC or anywhere else. Day 1 you embark and the ship sails, Day 2 is an at sea day, Day 3 you arrive back at port to disembark.
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Actually the 2 night cruise is a "cruise to nowhere". It doesn't stop at CC or anywhere else. Day 1 you embark and the ship sails, Day 2 is an at sea day, Day 3 you arrive back at port to disembark.
There was a 2 night cruise to CC out of Miami in Oct 2014 but was recently cancelled.

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I just saw the 2 day this OCt after drydock,, I am not even sure it is going to CC,,, just seems to go nowhwere, lol. I REALLY want to go on Magic after refurb & DH really wants to go a week on that other cruise line next yr & 2 days is super cheap compared to 4,,, soooo maybe
We are on the 2-night after dry dock this year; we care back to backing it with the 5-night to get our 7 nights. Come join us

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