• Welcome to the newly upgraded Disboards.com. There are many new features to love and if you are on a mobile device it really works well! If you find a glitch, please post on our tech support board. Enjoy! - Alex

Assistance might be needed

tinkerbell198530

Mouseketeer
Joined
Mar 20, 2010
I am getting nervace about the drill. I am not a typical crusiser by that I mean by that I can't do stairs very well is there some one to help me up and down the staris so as you can tell I use a elevater when ever possibal
 

Andrew DEREK UK

DIS Veteran
Joined
Mar 8, 2004
I am getting nervous about the drill. I am not a typical cruiser by that I mean by that I can't do stairs very well is there some one to help me up and down the stairs so as you can tell I use a elevator when ever possible
Contact DCL, submit a medical form if required and they will make arrangements for you, it isn't something to worry about.

Muster stations are on deck 4, so to minimize, any stairs you can book on a deck like 5/6 which isn't that far an just down a bit.
 

nvcruiser

Faith, Trust, & Pixie Dust!
Joined
Nov 10, 2008
My first cruise was with my cousin, who is in a wheelchair. We just made sure we left our room about 15 mins before the drill was to start and used the elevators (we were on 7, the drill is on deck 4). It wasn't a big deal and the crew members are amazing at getting you where you need to be! Don't stress it! It'll be fine! ;)
 
  • tinkerbell198530

    Mouseketeer
    Joined
    Mar 20, 2010
    My first cruise was with my cousin, who is in a wheelchair. We just made sure we left our room about 15 mins before the drill was to start and used the elevators (we were on 7, the drill is on deck 4). It wasn't a big deal and the crew members are amazing at getting you where you need to be! Don't stress it! It'll be fine! ;)
    I love that idea txs
     

    clten

    DIS Veteran
    Joined
    Apr 5, 2005
    I also suggest you don't rush back after the drill. If the crew members know you have a mobility issue, they may tell you that you can leave a couple minutes before everyone else. Don't do that because it isn't very much head start. I suggest you wait 5-10 minutes after everyone leaves (there will be a couple of places you can sit and wait). Then you can get the elevator and go back to your room to return your life vest.
     

    tinkerbell198530

    Mouseketeer
    Joined
    Mar 20, 2010
    I also suggest you don't rush back after the drill. If the crew members know you have a mobility issue, they may tell you that you can leave a couple minutes before everyone else. Don't do that because it isn't very much head start. I suggest you wait 5-10 minutes after everyone leaves (there will be a couple of places you can sit and wait). Then you can get the elevator and go back to your room to return your life vest.
    I am geting there 15 mintuts prior 2 the drill and not leaving untill after the elevaters are operating again
     

    jilljill

    <font color=blue>Collects Disney men!<br><font col
    Joined
    Jan 21, 2003
    There's no need to submit a medical form just to use the elevator for the muster drill. Just talk to the crew members stationed by them and they will let you use the elevators. My parents had mobility issues on stairs and never had a problems using the elevator before/after the drill just be talking to the crew members.
     

    jilljill

    <font color=blue>Collects Disney men!<br><font col
    Joined
    Jan 21, 2003
    I am geting there 15 mintuts prior 2 the drill and not leaving untill after the elevaters are operating again
    The elevators remain in operation. You don't need to get there that early, 5 minutes is plenty of time to allow. You can also leave when everyone else does and just use the elevator once you let the crew member know your situation.
     

    tinkerbell198530

    Mouseketeer
    Joined
    Mar 20, 2010
    The elevators remain in operation. You don't need to get there that early, 5 minutes is plenty of time to allow. You can also leave when everyone else does and just use the elevator once you let the crew member know your situation.
    Thank you so much
     

    lesley227

    Earning My Ears
    Joined
    Nov 10, 2009
    Just got back from Magic w/handicapped child. Elevators ARE working and usable during drill, and surprisingly uncrowded both before and after the drill.
     

    kcashner

    DIS Veteran
    Joined
    Dec 4, 2003
    If you notify your muster section leader of your mobility problem you will be released from the drill about 5 minutes early and allowed to use the elevators. There are CMs there with elevator keys--only those who need them can get on at that time.
     

    Connect

    Disney News and Updates

    Book your Disney Cruise through Dreams Unlimited Travel and receive a Shipboard Credit and an Exclusive Gift Basket!



    CASTAWAY CAY PHOTOS

    DECK PLANS


    STATEROOMS


    ITINERARIES




    Top