Last night as I cuddled up in a blanket and went on one of my many "virtual" vacations. I came across an opportunity that I just couldnt refuse. So..... I just booked my first DISNEY CRUISE!!! Now the Questions???? Transportation to and from the port. Other than Disney transport what do you suggest or is Disney transport the way to go? Flight.... Booking through Southwest. Arrival flight lands at 950 am- is that enough time to get to the port and check in or should I look for flights the night before. Departure flight there are 2 options- one leaves MCO at 10 am- really dont think we could make that one but the other one leaves at 330pm I like the 10 am flight because it arrives in Bham at 1040 and I have to work Sun night shift. The 330 flight lands in Bham at 405pm so I still have time to get to work but no time for a nap. We will have a birthday while on board. My DD will be 14- what kind of special things can I arrange for her? And lastly... My DGD age 1 is on Lactose free milk (lactaid) will Disney provide this for her or should we plan to bring it with us. Also I know we cant use our little blow up pool on the deck or castaway cay but will it be confiscated in the luggage if we are planning to use it in the shower as a mini tub? Thanks for all your help. We sail in 52 days!!! Just a point of reference: 1 have done one carnival cruise - our first ever last year when DGD was 6 months and we have another carnival cruise planned for Oct. 2010. I am also looking at booking on the Disney Dream for October 2011. What are the advantages of booking while on board?