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Any rumor when 2014 dates come out?

Discussion in 'Disney Cruise Line Forum' started by minnieandmickey, Jul 29, 2012.

  1. RedSox68

    RedSox68 Active Member

    Although they told me when I called to ask this question that gold/platinum members would be given a heads up about opening day in advance via email, I have NEVER received an email from them about opening day advance reservations since they started this program! Luckily my TA knows my status and has always gotten me in on early pricing.
     
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  3. silmarg

    silmarg SIL

    Yeah, the last 3 canadians never went up in price for all categories.

    Basically booking early matters most of prime time cruising (pres week, easter, summer, or Xmas week) or unique itineraries only (Hawaii, Panama Canal).

    The rest of us can wait a day or two for things to settle down.
     
  4. su_A_ve

    su_A_ve Active Member

    Only if there are new itineraries. Rumors say and I believe also based on previous years, that Dream/Fantasy would be released first, and then later, the other itineraries.

    But who knows...
     
  5. mrswarr

    mrswarr Member

    Wondering the same thing. Anxious to get booked!:)
     
  6. Niebz

    Niebz Active Member

    So judging by the last 2 years, will there be any advance notice of opening day booking or should I start getting up at the crack of dawn now to check if booking is available? I'm trying to book the Easter break 2014 Fantasy cruise so I know the prices could jump by the hour.
     
  7. mom4fun

    mom4fun Active Member

    Bookings won't start before 8:00 a.m. eastern.
     
  8. Niebz

    Niebz Active Member

    Good to know, thanks. I'm in the west so that's still a lot earlier than my usual rising time.
     
  9. disneydreaming92701

    disneydreaming92701 Active Member

    We want baltimore ...
     
  10. jdb in AZ

    jdb in AZ <font color=green>It could end up curdled<br><font

    You'll probably find out here on the DIS before bookings become available on the DCL web site.
     
  11. tiggspring

    tiggspring DIS Veteran: When I stop talking you'll know I'm d

    Thanks! Guess ours would go up another 1000 again OUCH..Hopefully our business stuff will pan out so I won't have to wait or prices won't jump for awhile. I'm now hoping dcl dithers around a bit longer which would drive everyone here nuts.
     
  12. dishm12/08

    dishm12/08 Obsessing Over Our Disneymoon. One Day At A Time

    Second
     
  13. tiggspring

    tiggspring DIS Veteran: When I stop talking you'll know I'm d

    Baltimore would be great for us. Does anyone know about parking there? It gets really roungh the closer to johns hopkins you get which is not too far from port. We stayed with a friend who was the pastor of a church halfway between the hospital/port and we could watch drug deals go down from the apartment window just above the church! If in NYC we would rent car from home as a precaution think we might do that in baltimore too.
     
  14. jcarwash

    jcarwash Active Member

    In 2011 there was one day notice before the Dream/Fantasy sailing info for 2013 was posted on the DIS and the bookings opened.
     
  15. lbgraves

    lbgraves <font color=darkcoral>Little Cinderella's Mommy<br

    Last January or so the late 2013 dates for the Fantasy were not announced. People just started posting that they had been able to book them. DCL did not send any announcement to anyone at all. When questioned they said it was a "soft opening" because there weren't any new itineraries. There have been times when an announcement was made the morning the bookings opened up or an email was sent out that morning.
     
  16. cruisecrasher

    cruisecrasher Active Member

    True. Some TAs only got warning morning of opening last October. But when they announced home ports in NY, TX and Miami, the announcement was followed by several day lag before rolled out openings.
    I think they ought to release any Galveston sailings soon as they may get a bump off of current cruiser re-bookings (since they're sailing out of Texas right now) and the advertising they're currently doing in the local markets.
     
  17. cruisecrasher

    cruisecrasher Active Member

    The classic ships 2013 schedules came out January 26, 2012...so less than a year for some of those.
    Twiddling my thumbs. I'm hoping to wait patiently!
     
  18. su_A_ve

    su_A_ve Active Member

    Just realized something. It's 79 days until New Year's Eve right now, or about 77 days for PIF for those sailing those year.

    Maby waiting till that passes by? Lots of calls going on for those cruises.
     
  19. ImprovGal

    ImprovGal <font color=green>No animals were harmed in the ma

    Yes, but they made the announcement and opened bookings a bit later in the month than they'd originally planned due to the Costa Concordia tragedy.

    At that time, DCL also retooled the Wonder's itinerary to send it back through the Panama Canal for December 2012 and I think they took a pricing hit on that itinerary by announcing it with less than a year's notice.
     
  20. ACDSNY

    ACDSNY <img src=http://photopost.wdwinfo.com/data/500/509

    I currently have a Jan 2014 Panama cruise booked with Princess and wish DCL would roll out their schedule. I'm waiting to see if they do another May PC in 2014.
     
  21. TinaRN

    TinaRN Member

    Tell me the rumors of DCL not being in Alaska 2014 aren't true:( We booked a dummy date onboard because we REALLY wanted Alaska! How do we know when the dates are released? Should we just check this thread everyday or go to the DCL website everyday? Thanks for any insight:)
     

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