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Old 01-10-2015, 12:08 PM   #1
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What is the one thing you wished Disney Cruise would change?

Bored on a Saturday morning and was wondering what would be the one thing that you wished Disney Cruise would change? For me, it is the last night when the CD announces they are turning the ship around and do it all again...for free! IT just doesn't make me feel better...
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Old 01-10-2015, 12:16 PM   #2
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Bored on a Saturday morning and was wondering what would be the one thing that you wished Disney Cruise would change? For me, it is the last night when the CD announces they are turning the ship around and do it all again...for free! IT just doesn't make me feel better...
Oh yeah. I hate that too!! I wish there was the option to eat in Palo every night. I would. Seriously, I would. Even if I had to ditch the kids every night to do it and even if they had to roll me off by the end of the cruise. Oh, I so would.
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Old 01-10-2015, 12:18 PM   #3
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Each of the four ships should have their own three shows. No overlap. Disney has hundreds of movies, it shouldn't be that hard to come up with twelve shows!
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Old 01-10-2015, 12:49 PM   #4
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Each of the four ships should have their own three shows. No overlap. Disney has hundreds of movies, it shouldn't be that hard to come up with twelve shows!
I totally agree with this one. I wish on the last night they could somehow allow you more time. With dinner, shows, shutters, possible customer service issues, customs paperwork and having to pack and get luggage out in the hall it is too much. We just skipped the show so we didn't feel so rushed.
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Old 01-10-2015, 02:15 PM   #5
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I would like them to give out dining rotations prior to the 120 day mark when I can start booking things. I never want to chance missing my favorite MDR menu for Palo.

As a back up answer, along with the other lighter offerings on the menu every night, I wish they would add just a plain simple meal of a pasta with marinara sauce. I find the only way to get that is when its on the kids menu.
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Old 01-10-2015, 02:22 PM   #6
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I wish some of the activities weren't so late. I don't mind adult activites late at night. But some things on our last cruise didn't start until 10:30 that were geared towards the kids. Mine just can't stay up that late. They tried though.

The first night we missed Anna and Elsa come to the Christmas "ball" and make it snow.
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Old 01-10-2015, 02:43 PM   #7
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The actual pre booking online is a total mess, it needs a full revamp, it's unfair and the website is poorly constructed.

They need to make more opportunities for cruisers to book Palo Spa and the option to pre pay, with a cabana booking full payment on booking to stop on spec booking just because your first.

You should be able to select your rotation, or see it allocated at your booking window so you know when to book Palo Remy etc.

It's not hard to do.
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A Soda fountain somewhere in the adult club areas (like they have on the pool deck) or at least somewhere near the indoor event areas.

Beds that split apart.

Better crafts (some are good but many are super cheap - I guess it would just be more consistency to the good side).

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New itineraries - in particular:

- one way Alaska cruises between Vancouver and Seward which allows for exploration of the interior before/after your cruise while still including the inside passage ports.
- cruises from NYC
- and throwing reality to the wind, how about Austrailia/New Zealand?

I also completely agree with the previous posters that the dining rotation should be posted prior to the opening of the booking window.

Finally, I imagine I'm in the minority with this one, but I would like to see older teenagers allowed in Palo, even if it was only at certain hours or for brunch.
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Old 01-10-2015, 03:37 PM   #12
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I agree with knowing the dining rotation in advance. I would also like to know when the pirate, formal and sem-formal nights are in advance. (We like to do formal night as a family.) Not having all that information in advance makes it really difficult to know when to book Palo.

I also would like more time to pack on the last night - always seems rushed to get bags out by 10pm - how about midnight?
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New itineraries - in particular:

- one way Alaska cruises between Vancouver and Seward which allows for exploration of the interior before/after your cruise while still including the inside passage ports.
- cruises from NYC
- and throwing reality to the wind, how about Austrailia/New Zealand?

I also completely agree with the previous posters that the dining rotation should be posted prior to the opening of the booking window.

Finally, I imagine I'm in the minority with this one, but I would like to see older teenagers allowed in Palo, even if it was only at certain hours or for brunch.
With Palo I will get flamed on this, but who cares. I think that teenagers 14+ should be Able to book Palo dinner with adults in thier family, on a limited basis with Palo dinner opening early say 5 pm and the slots up to 6 pm with you all out by 7.30 pm.

I can't see how it would work for Brunch and that must remain 18 plus only.
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Old 01-10-2015, 03:55 PM   #14
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Base the Castaway Cay levels on number of nights sailed instead of the number of cruises. Or a combination of the two.

A two-day cruise to nowhere should not count the same as a 14-day Panama Canal or Hawaiian cruise.
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Base the Castaway Cay levels on number of nights sailed instead of the number of cruises. Or a combination of the two.

A two-day cruise to nowhere should not count the same as a 14-day Panama Canal or Hawaiian cruise.
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* Disney Fantasy - Back to back, Eastern and Western, Two weeks in concierge!
* Disney Magic - 8 cruises, inc 12 night Baltic, 11 night Med, 14 & 15 night Panama, & 7 night Caribbean.
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