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Old 05-19-2012, 03:33 PM   #16
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Thought I would start a thread for this cruise as I didn't see one out there. Hoping many other families will be joining us!

Jim, Amanda, Hannah
Our cruising experiences include The Big Red Boat (1993), Norwegian Dawn (2005), Disney Magic (2007 and 2011), and Easter 2012 Royal Caribbean Navigator. While our RCI suite and the Concierge-level perks were very nice, it just wasn't Disney. Family vote taken and UNANIMOUS decision made to book this cruise on the Fantasy. Grandson REALLY looking forward to the AquaDuck, Kid's Club, and Castaway Cay.
We are: Me (Donna/Mima) Celebrating my sixty-mphmphth birthday onboard
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Old 07-06-2012, 08:44 AM   #17
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Just realized that we will be setting sail one year from today! There must be other cruisers out there that would want to join this thread! Come on everyone!!
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Old 07-09-2012, 11:05 AM   #18
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Yay!

Oh my goodness! This made my day!

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Just realized that we will be setting said one year from today! There must be other cruisers out there that would want to join this thread! Come on everyone!!
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Old 07-10-2012, 04:32 PM   #19
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It'll be myself, Tom, DW Mona (SC Minnie) and DD Catherine who will be just shy of her 19th birthday next summer. Mona and I are taking our first DVC member cruise in September so we haven't been really looking at next summer. But hey we're under a year so it's definitely time to get excited!
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Old 07-15-2012, 12:24 PM   #20
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Signing up -- just off the Dream and booked this cruise while on-board. Wishing we'd booked two .

At time of sailing will be me, DW, DS17, DS15, and DD12.

This will be our fourth cruise -- all with Disney, first time other than the Bahamas. We really loved the 5 nights on the Dream -- two stops at Castaway Cay and will miss that itinerary. But we are so looking forward to new ports.

Kids had an awesome time on the Dream -- made tons of friends in the Vibe and the Edge. They are trying to talk some of them into joining us.

355 days from today -- can't wait.

DW and I are thinking of adding another cruise for our anniversary in between .
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Old 07-22-2012, 10:52 AM   #21
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Well, we are back from our 3 week tour of California and it is now officially time to start planning for next year's cruises

Glad to see more people starting to sign up for this. Still seems like a small group compared to some of our other cruises!

My daughter would love to chat with any other kids around her age (10 right now) pre-cruise as she likes going in to a trip having kids she already knows!

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Old 07-24-2012, 07:28 PM   #22
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Is it too early to be looking at excursions? There are so many to choose from.

Anyone have suggestions?
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Old 07-25-2012, 07:17 PM   #23
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Is it too early to be looking at excursions? There are so many to choose from.

Anyone have suggestions?
There have been a few threads on the boards about western carib excursions that I've read but I haven't been able to decide on anything yet. I know we want to see the ruins and I think we'll do that on Costa Maya. Beyond that I'm really not sure. This is our first Western after so many Easterns!

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Old 07-25-2012, 07:25 PM   #24
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There have been a few threads on the boards about western carib excursions that I've read but I haven't been able to decide on anything yet. I know we want to see the ruins and I think we'll do that on Costa Maya. Beyond that I'm really not sure. This is our first Western after so many Easterns!

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Yeah -- I've peaked at a few of those threads, need to do more of that.

My only concern about doing that at Costa Maya is the time involved. I understand you have to drive a pretty good way from the port and we are only there for a few hours. When we were on the Dream a few weeks ago one of the CMs suggested the ruins at Cozumel were better and easier to get to.

But I really don't know. I do like the variety offered and the price doesn't seem too outrageous. But then I'm comparing it to Atlantis in Nassau which is outrageous.
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We just got off the Magic this morning and while on board we switched our August 2013 4 day on the Dream to a 7 day on the Fantasy.

This will be our 3rd Disney Cruise. It will be me, my DH, our DD and our son who is Autistic and one of the reasons we adore Disney.
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We just got off the Magic this morning and while on board we switched our August 2013 4 day on the Dream to a 7 day on the Fantasy.

This will be our 3rd Disney Cruise. It will be me, my DH, our DD and our son who is Autistic and one of the reasons we adore Disney.
Welcome to the cruise! And Yay! Another 10 year old girl. My daughter will be happy!

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Old 08-10-2012, 08:11 PM   #27
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Hello everyone! My husband and I just booked this sailing, so excited! This will be our second Disney cruise (our first was the "Dream" in June '11). We are also DVC members (SSR & BLT) and both "grew up Disney," both vacationing there frequently since we were little. I am also a huge Disneyland fan.

Anyway, I want the scoop on the "fishing extender" things! Is this group doing them for the 7/6/13 Fantasy sailing? I am so down!

Thanks! Nice to meet everyone!

Oh, and this is who's sailing in our 9th deck stateroom:
Jessica (34)
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Old 08-12-2012, 09:31 PM   #28
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We have been back from Aulani for about a month and we are can't wait to cruise. We booked a couple pre-cruise nights at the Four Points Sheraton in Cocoa Beach. The girls are hoping to get some surfing in before we cast off. We also reserved two one way car rentals through Hertz for our trip to and from the port. Soon it will be time to start watching airfare. I guess I'll turn on Shark Week to take my mind off the cruise. See you all in eleven months.
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Old 08-19-2012, 01:53 PM   #29
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I was looking at upcoming Disney movie premieres, and it looks like we should have Monsters University (release in June) and The Lone Ranger (release July 3) on the cruise.

Also potentially releasing in early 2013 is Oz: the Great and Powerful (I know someone in this movie!) and Iron Man 3 (partly filmed down the street from me!) - so there should be some great films on the ship!
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Hello everyone! My husband and I just booked this sailing, so excited! This will be our second Disney cruise (our first was the "Dream" in June '11). We are also DVC members (SSR & BLT) and both "grew up Disney," both vacationing there frequently since we were little. I am also a huge Disneyland fan.

Anyway, I want the scoop on the "fishing extender" things! Is this group doing them for the 7/6/13 Fantasy sailing? I am so down!

Thanks! Nice to meet everyone!

Oh, and this is who's sailing in our 9th deck stateroom:
Jessica (34)
Daniel (32)

Welcome to the cruise!

I'd like to do an FE....just waiting to see if we get more people on the cruise. So far it seems awfully slow...I don't get it!

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