Feb 1st any news on the rest of 2014?

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  1. NancyIL

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    That's if the Wonder goes to Europe. If the Wonder goes to Alaska, it can have an extensive dry dock in Victoria.
     
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  3. aan1701

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    I don't see the Wonder going to Alaska in 2014. The kind of work that needs to be done to the ship is best handled by the manufacturer. For example, I work in the airline industry. Every x amount of time our planes need to be taken apart to be inspected. We send ours to Boeing to get that done. We could do it, but it's best left to the manufacturer. That's why the magic is going back to her manufacturer. That's just my theory. We will see. I might be wrong.

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  4. su_A_ve

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    In my case, we drive. And of course we extend it by stopping by WDW. Of course need to price this out now as it can quickly add up. If we do a 7n we would not stay. DS15 will go in March 2015 with his senior class, and DS12 wants a 7n (but also wants to do it on a royal suite - if I would hit just a bit of that powerball...)

    In fact looking at numbers, my idea would be a 4n, combined with FD at WDW. But worse case it would be a 5n with WDW a la carte...
     
  5. luv2sleep

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    Do you drive from other ports (Galveston/Miami) to WDW? I wouldn't mind if it was out of PC because a short cruise can be combined with a WDW trip. But I wouldn't want to fly in to one place, rent a car and drive from TX or Miami to WDW and then fly back to CA from there. Seems like a hassle. The trip I looked at was a 4 night over the holiday out of Galveston. It was a little cheaper than the Dream.
     
  6. NancyIL

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    I don't see the Magic going to Alaska, based on its current schedule that ends in Port Canaveral on May 19. That means the first Alaska cruise wouldn't begin until ~ 3 weeks later, and that cuts into DCL's lucrative Alaska season too much. Besides - other cruise lines have recently had MAJOR dry docks on the west coast.

    The Magic's last Bahamas cruise ending on May 19 in Port Canaveral fits its Transatlantic cruise schedule. It is supposed to arrive in Madeira on May 27, 2014, according to a tour provider I contacted about a 2013 tour. It would probably do this:

    May 19 - depart from Port Canaveral
    May 20 - Castaway Cay
    May 21-26 - 6 sea days
    May 27 - Funchal, Madeira

    If I were a betting woman, I'd bet the Magic will go to Europe and the Wonder will go to Alaska - just as they will do in 2013.
     
  7. bats

    bats Enjoying Bahama Mama's

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    I'm with you ... think the Magic is coming back to Europe for another year, then a WBTA (which I may have to book!)

    Unless, they send the Wonder over to Europe (easily changeable on port schedules as same weight/size etc) and put her into dry dock, same as the Magic this year.

    Only a week to find out, then manic hours of figuring out what we'd like to do and, mor eimportantly, what we can afford!!:scratchin:confused3
     
  8. DisneyOHFan

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    We are doing the Med this year, but keeping our fingers crossed for a Baltic in 2014.
     
  9. mmouse37

    mmouse37 DCL Diva!!

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    Yes, it was filmed in Rockport and Gloucester, MA....spent all my summers there (mom grew up in Gloucester). All the mountain scenes in the background were "photoshopped" in.

    We loved our DCL Alaska cruise in 2011 and would love a 9 night but we had wanted to add a land portion to our next Alaskan cruise and don't think that can be done with the DCL intinerary since it is a round trip...at least that is my understanding.

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  10. NancyIL

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    DCL could swap one ship for another on port schedules. However, we know that the Magic and Wonder are going to Europe and Alaska in summer 2014. Based on their last known cruises for the Wonder (ending in Miami on May 2) and the Magic (ending in Port Canaveral on May 19) - I think it's most likely that that Magic will go to Europe and the Wonder will go to Alaska. The Wonder will have a 2-week Panama Canal cruise and a 6 or 7-night LA to Vancouver repo cruise before the (rumored) 9-night Alaska cruise.
     
  11. FREEZIN

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    Does anyone know the dates of a possible Alaskan 9 nighter ?

    Thanks,just hope it would be during school vacation.I cant afford a Tutor.:)
     
  12. Silverfox97

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    It will be at the end of May

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  13. jdb in AZ

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

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    This year's first Alaska cruise leaves Vancouver May 27th, so figure somewhere around Memorial Day for next year's 9-nighter.
     
  14. FREEZIN

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    Thanks guys,everytime something comes up I really would kike to do
    it's impossible if you have school aged children.Go figure :worried:
     
  15. rbadger

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    I'm hoping for Alaska in July 2014!

    We're sailing on the Dream on 2/17 and I was wondering if I should try booking online as soon as these are announced (hoping for the 11th) and then checking to see if similar rooms are still available when on ship to get the OBC and the booking then and canceling my other bookings? Would I be able to do this? Or should I just take my chances and book on board on the 21st?
     
  16. NancyIL

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    The last Wonder cruise out of FL ends May 2. Add 2 weeks for a PC cruise and a week for an LA to Vancouver repo, and you're looking at ~ May 23.
     
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    We've thought about this as well, and I think we've decided to make Alaska land an entire trip by itself. If the DCL cruise does round trip out of Seattle, we'd travel around Washington (Mt St. Helens, Rainier, and Olympic Peninsula) for a week pre-cruise.

    Jodie
     
  18. Tink1987

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    I hope you are right - if the Wonder comes to Europe, I will definitely be booking one, even a short 4 night one.
     
  19. Tink1987

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    I have everything crossed for a Baltics too :)
     
  20. Tink1987

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    I do think it's a shame though that they won't mix it up a little bit. Would convince me to book if they bought the Wonder to Europe.
     
  21. kaseyC

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    Looks like there may be a 10 night Med cruise. I just saw that posted on the blog of a former poster here - AndrewDerekUK. He always seemed to have great resources and he was usually spot on. He has some screen shots.
     

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