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Old 07-22-2014, 08:32 PM   #1
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Port time opening for magic?

Does the port open at 1030 for the magic like it does for the fantasy or not till 11?
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Old 07-22-2014, 11:51 PM   #2
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Does the port open at 1030 for the magic like it does for the fantasy or not till 11?
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AFAIK, it's not the ship but the terminal. Sailings out of PC will have a 10:30 PAT as the earliest. MIA will be 11am.
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Old 07-22-2014, 11:52 PM   #3
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Perfect so even tho if I get a pat of 11 terminal still opens at 1030 correct?
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Old 07-22-2014, 11:54 PM   #4
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Hold on i just reread your post I thought magic still had pats of 1/2 hrs starting at 11 and fantasy had 15min startin at 10:30.... Did they change that?
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Old 07-23-2014, 06:25 AM   #5
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For the Wonder sailing we're scheduled on in October, the first time that was possible to select was 11am and in half hour increments after that.

I have a similar question since we've got a rental car that should be returned at 10am and want to know how early we can get to the port.
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Old 07-23-2014, 07:28 AM   #6
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I believe the Magic and Wonder still have 30 minute PATs starting at 11:00am. That may vary by port, but even this spring when the Magic was in PC they weren't opening the terminal until 11am for Magic cruises.

The classic ships have considerably fewer passengers to board, therefore they do not need the extra half-hour earlier opening to help move those passengers through the terminal. PATs are really intended to spread out the passenger arrivals so as to not max out fire regulations on building capacity. Which is a fairly moot point for the Magic and Wonder as the terminal was originally built to accommodate those ships.

DCL really only controls the terminal at Port Canaveral as they own a dedicated terminal there. In other ports, DCL is leasing space and has little say over actual opening times.

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