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Old 01-23-2012, 12:21 PM   #796
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I am sure it will be the others that sell more quickly. Hawaii, if they do a Panama Canal cruise, etc.

Hard not to worry though when you are waiting to see for sure that they ARE going to do what we are pretty sure they will do....

Also, I'd have no problem waiting to book until I was on board if I knew for sure prices wouldn't climb. That might be the best way. Its battling with that, "wow, I want to book NOW mentality". DCL sort of plans it that way....
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Old 01-23-2012, 02:21 PM   #797
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We booked just a couple of months before and there were still lots of cabins available
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Old 01-23-2012, 02:23 PM   #798
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I remember looking at the last WBTA, and I was shocked to see even one or two of the sideways Cat T's still available not too far out before sailing. (not that I could afford Concierge on this sailing...)
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Old 01-23-2012, 02:35 PM   #799
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I am sure it will be the others that sell more quickly. Hawaii, if they do a Panama Canal cruise, etc.

Hard not to worry though when you are waiting to see for sure that they ARE going to do what we are pretty sure they will do....

Also, I'd have no problem waiting to book until I was on board if I knew for sure prices wouldn't climb. That might be the best way. Its battling with that, "wow, I want to book NOW mentality". DCL sort of plans it that way....
Lots available on both Hawai cruises this year. So I don't think Hawai is so populair. WBTA was not "full" in 2011 I think. At least empty tables in the restaurants.
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I'm probably safe in waiting until I sail in 10 days then if they announce before. Chances are that it'll be much less than 10 days for me - after all they've not announced today. They often announce or open things on a Tuesday...although not always.

Would be nice if DCL would put us out of our misery soon though.
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Old 01-23-2012, 03:08 PM   #801
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Thanks for the responses. It's hard to know what to do. Whether or not she goes depends on her husband's health which is so very not good right now.
What you might find though is that you could convince someone else to come with you if she has to pull out. You'd be amazed how many people suddenly "always wanted to go on a cruise" when you say actually I've got a spare place in my room. I don't think there is likely to be a huge difference in the price. In 2010 the prices didn't change too much during the 2 years most of us were booked for.

How about the 2011 TA? Did prices change much? I know they did fantastic offers the last few months so I'm assuming not much?

I would still book two and just check with a TA if there is a chance it would change.
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    • Pizzafari
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    • Tusker House
    • Yak & Yeti Counter Service
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  • Disney's Hollywood Studios
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    • ABC Commissary
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    • Hollywood & Vine
    • Mama Melrose's
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    • Rosie's All-American Cafe
    • Sci-Fi Dine-In
    • Starring Rolls Cafe
    • Studio Catering Company
    • Toluca Legs Turkey Company
    • Toy Story Pizza Planet

  • Epcot
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    • Electric Umbrella
    • Fountainview (Starbucks)
    • Garden Grill (The Land)
    • Sunshine Seasons (The Land)
    • Akershus Royal Banquet Hall (Norway)
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    • Tokyo Dining (Japan)
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    • Via Napoli (Italy)
    • Yorkshire County Fish Shop (United Kingdom)

  • Epcot Food & Wine Festival
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    • Australia
    • Belgium
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    • Canada
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Old 01-24-2012, 07:54 AM   #802
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Ok, got caught up reading everyones posts. Do we have any idea when Disney may announce this cruise??? Just getting anxious here.
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Old 01-24-2012, 09:18 AM   #803
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WHOO HOO - info posted on our FB page that the 2013 itineraries are announced by DCL. Didn't mention a PC or TA cruise, but how else will the Magic get to Europe and the Wonder to Miami.

Bookings for the itineraries mention begin the 26th.
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Old 01-24-2012, 09:33 AM   #804
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:w oohoo:

Although they didn't say it - there HAVE to be TA's if the Magic is going to Europe!
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Old 01-24-2012, 09:35 AM   #805
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What? I see the 14 day Eastbound on the sailings for the Magic, but it doesn't say a Westbound? That wouldn't make sense, would it?
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Old 01-24-2012, 09:51 AM   #806
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DCL...you are a very bad "person" to leave us hanging....
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DCL...you are a very bad "person" to leave us hanging....
NO MORE HOLLY the Magic in Europe 2013
EBTA announced but no WBTA yet

Come on DCL we are waiting !!!!

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Old 01-24-2012, 10:05 AM   #808
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This is worse than waiting for Santa
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Old 01-24-2012, 10:08 AM   #809
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Yes, they are going to Europe in 2013. But why announce the EBTA, but NOT the WBTA? I'm on hold with DCL right now, but don't really expect any answers. Sigh....
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Okay, I suggest we ALL email Mr. Karl Holz (President of DCL) and politely ask WHY no WBTA is listed. karl.holz@disney.com

Dear Mr. Holz,

While there are many excited about the new itineraries, why is there an Easternbound Transatlantic listed, but no Westbound?

There are several hundred of us on a Disney forum that have been waiting to book it since the rumors went out. It's almost cruel to announce an Eastbound, but leave us hanging.

Please let us know if there is hope for this cruise, or should we (gasp) have to go with another cruise line?

I do thank you for your time.
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