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Old 09-06-2013, 03:49 PM   #1
Lisa Lisa
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Living the Suite Life on the Dream ~ Sept. 1-5, 2013

DH and I returned yesterday from the 9/1 four-night sailing on the Dream. We booked this cruise in early January, after considering and discarding many, many ideas for a trip to celebrate our 15th wedding anniversary. DCL offered a deal that we just couldn't pass up with the DRM promotion for sailings in late August and September. The promotion included special pricing for a category 7A room ($599 each for the two of us) and a $100 OBC. None of the Caribbean resorts we had considered could touch that price.

We've been on two cruises with our 10yo DD (a 4-night on the Dream and a 7-night Eastern on the Fantasy), and this trip was different in every possible way. To illustrate this point:

Number of dinners in MDRs: 0
Number of shows attended: 0
Number of trips to Oceaneer Lab: 0
Number of minutes at Donald Pool: 0
Number of character lines waited in: 0
Number of meals at Palo & Remy: 4
Number of minutes lounging in various lounge chairs: Too many to count

Here we are with DD on the Fantasy this past March:


Me, Lisa; DH, Ben; and DD, Kendall (9 at the time)

I'll be writing this trip report gradually over the next few days or so. Hot topics that will be covered include:

-Booking a room at the Hyatt MCO
-Pre-purchasing day passes to and using the Rainforest Room
-Upgrading at Port
-Signing up for tastings
-Booking a room at the Comfort Suites (CS) in Paradise Island for access to Atlantis
-Getting from the pier to CS, from CS to Atlantis, and finding your way around Atlantis
-Visiting Serenity Bay at Castaway Cay
-Getting the most out of Concierge
-Tipping the Concierge staff
-Booking a dummy cruise while onboard
-Eating at Palo and Remy
-Celebrating a special occasion onboard


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Installment 1 coming soon...
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Disney Dream ~ February 12-16, 2012
Disney Fantasy ~ March 23-30, 2013
Disney Dream ~ September 1-5, 2013 * Trip Report: Living the Suite Life on the Dream ~ Sept. 1-5, 2013
Disney Fantasy ~ April 19-26, 2014

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