2nd seating for dinner

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  1. vick1s

    vick1s Earning My Ears

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    I am a single mom taking 7 and 13 year old daughters on first disney cruise... We just got the ressies, and it says we have 2nd dinner seating. How much should I fight this, and how much will it get in the way of kid's activities or mine? Any ideas would be appreciated.
    Thanks,
    Vicky
     
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  3. mouseclick1

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  4. kcashner

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    We like second seating....shouldn't be any problem with a teen. AS to a 7 year old...where do you live? If not on Eastern time, late might work very well for her.

    Second will have fewer young children, in general be less crowded,etc.
     
  5. Innerpc

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    Who did you call to get your dinner changed? Did you call Disney themselves?

    Mandy
     
  6. kcashner

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    You call whoever you used to book your cruise. If you booked thru DCL, you call them. If you used a travel agent, you call the agent and they call DCL.
     
  7. jrabbit

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    On embarkation day, go to where they are making dinning room changes. They will try to get you what you want. Trust me, late dinning has a lot of advantages. Your 7yo may eat with you or might prefer to eat in the club. The teen will want to eat and get going on the teen activities (most likely). I would be asking to be at a "larger" table (especially if kids want to dine and dash), so that you will have another adult(s) to visit with. This is one of the scarry parts of cruising - meeting new people, and it is one of the most rewarding and fun parts of the trip.
     

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