Disney Cruise Line has announced their new itineraries for 2012 which include an expanded portfolio of European cruises as well as new destinations such as Italy, Venice and the Greek Isles. In addition, they have announced that they will be adding a second homeport in Florida for Caribbean sailings departing from the Port of Miami!
Looking to book for 2013? Here are highlights from the new schedule which can be booked as soon as January 26, 2012.
Disney Magic will return to Europe with a four night and 12 night option in addition to seven night itineraries during their three month season.
The new 12-night sailings visit destinations such as Venice, Italy, and Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast on one itinerary and Ephesus, Turkey and the Greek Isles including Athens, on another. Each itinerary will offer a sailing departing in June and another departing in July.
All itineraries depart from Barcelona, Spain, as the Disney Magic takes guests on an exciting journey of richly diverse cities, cultures and people. With romantic boulevards, bustling bazaars, iconic locations, mild climates, sun-drenched islands and the brilliant blue Mediterranean Sea, guests will enjoy a world-class family vacation with legendary Disney guest service. Cruises include a four night Mediterranean Getaway, seven night Mediterranean Cruise and 12 night Mediterranean with Venice cruise and 12 night Mediterranean with Greece cruise.
Bahamas and Western Caribbean from Miami
For the very first time Disney Cruise Line will depart from the Miami port beginning Dec. 23, 2012 and will offer both four and five night cruises to the Caribbean and Bahamas, visiting ports such as Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Castaway Cay, Nassau and Key West.
Western Caribbean from Galveston
The Disney Magic, will begin sailing from Texas in 2012 and will continue sailing from the Port of Galveston through May 2013, to the Western Caribbean, offering 6, and 8 night Caribbean cruises.
Alaska from Vancouver
Beginning May 27, 2013, the Disney Wonder will sail seven-night cruises from Vancouver to Tracy Arm, Skagway, Juneau and Ketchikan, Alaska.
Caribbean and Bahamas from Port Canaveral
The Disney Fantasy and Disney Dream will continue to sail a variety of Caribbean and Bahamian itineraries departing from Port Canaveral.
The Disney Fantasy will sail out of Port Canaveral on seven-night Caribbean itineraries – alternating eastern (St. Maarten and St. Thomas) and western (Grand Cayman, Costa Maya, Cozumel). Special Eastern Caribbean sailings, January through April 2013, stop at San Juan, Puerto Rico. All Disney Fantasy itineraries include a stop at Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay.
The Disney Dream will sail three-, four- and five-night cruises from Port Canaveral to the Bahamas and Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay.
To learn more about Disney Cruise Line or to book a vacation, guests can visit http://www.disneycruise.com.