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2024 Halloween on the High Seas and Very Merrytime Cruises announced for Disney Cruise Lines

Disney Cruise Line has just unveiled their schedule for the fall of 2024 and early 2025, and they have exciting news! Halloween on the High Seas and Very Merrytime voyages are making a comeback. In late 2024, you can combine the joy of fall and winter holidays with the enchantment of Disney Cruise Line. Along with the return of these special themed cruises, there will be rare voyages to Hawaii and the South Pacific, as well as more opportunities to explore Disney's newest island destination in The Bahamas. Families can look forward to experiencing the magic of the sea during the autumn season in fresh and exhilarating ways. Public bookings for these cruises will open on June 26, 2023. However, members of the Disney Cruise Line Castaway Club and select other affinity groups will have the advantage of extended early booking windows.

Booking Windows:

  • Pearl Castaway Club Members: Monday, June 19, 2023

  • Platinum Castaway Club Members, Golden Oak, and Club 33 Members: Tuesday, June 20, 2023

  • Gold Castaway Club Members: Wednesday, June 21, 2023

  • Silver Castaway Club Members, Disney Vacation Club, and Adventure Insiders: Thursday, June 22, 2023

  • Bookings open to all Guests: Monday, June 26, 2023 

Halloween on the High Seas

Get ready for a spooktacular experience as Halloween on the High Seas returns to Disney Cruise Line! From mid-September through October 2024, select cruises across the fleet will be transformed into an extra-special season of frightful fun. Families can join in on the Halloween festivities by dressing up alongside beloved Disney characters in their own costumes. Dance the night away at a spooky celebration on the upper decks, savor spine-tingling themed food and beverages, and immerse yourselves in a ghostly ship takeover featuring elaborate decor and a magical Pumpkin Tree.

Setting sail from Port Canaveral, Florida, the Disney Wish will offer three- and four-night Bahamian voyages packed with frightful entertainment. Meanwhile, the Disney Fantasy will host special themed cruises of varying lengths, ranging from four to seven nights. Four- and six-night sailings will take families to The Bahamas, while seven-night escapes will whisk guests away to beloved destinations throughout The Bahamas and Caribbean.

For those embarking from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the Disney Magic will offer vacations lasting from three to five nights, taking guests to tropical destinations in The Bahamas and the Caribbean. Select sailings on both the Disney Magic and Disney Fantasy will provide families with an opportunity to explore Disney Cruise Line's newest destination in The Bahamas. Located at Lighthouse Point on the island of Eleuthera, this vibrant beach retreat promises a unique celebration of Bahamian culture, infused with the quality and service that define a Disney vacation.

Very Merrytime Cruises

Experience the joy and wonder of the holiday season aboard the Disney Cruise Line fleet during the enchanting Very Merrytime Cruises, happening from mid-November through December 2024. The entire ship will be adorned with festive holiday decor, creating a merry atmosphere from bow to stern. Get ready to encounter your favorite Disney characters dressed in their finest holiday attire, participate in themed activities that are merry and bright, and join in on deck celebrations brimming with holiday spirit.

For families seeking the most magical time of the year with Disney Cruise Line, there will be opportunities to embark from two home ports in Florida, as well as select cruises from Galveston, Texas.

In the Sunshine State, enjoy short holiday getaways with a range of three- and four-night Bahamian Very Merrytime voyages aboard the Disney Wish from Port Canaveral. Additionally, the Disney Dream will offer four- and five-night cruises to The Bahamas and the Caribbean from Fort Lauderdale.

The Disney Fantasy will set sail on a variety of four-night Very Merrytime voyages to The Bahamas, along with longer six- and seven-night itineraries available in November and December. On select voyages of the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy, families can bask in the sun on the white sand beaches of Disney Cruise Line's newest destination, Lighthouse Point, during the holiday season.

For cheerful cruises departing from Galveston, the Disney Magic will offer voyages ranging from four to six nights, providing families the opportunity to celebrate the holiday season together while visiting tropical ports of call throughout the Caribbean.

Special Sailings to Hawaii and the South Pacific

In late 2024, Disney Cruise Line has some extraordinary itineraries lined up alongside their festive-themed sailings. The Disney Wonder will embark on an unforgettable journey, sailing from Vancouver, Canada, to Honolulu, Hawaii. Along the way, guests will have the opportunity to explore the stunning islands of Kauai, Maui, and Hawaii, before reaching Oahu. From there, the adventure continues as the Disney Wonder sets sail on a transpacific voyage to Sydney, Australia, venturing through the breathtaking South Pacific. This incredible voyage will allow families to visit once-in-a-lifetime destinations like Fiji, American Samoa, and New Caledonia.

Following these remarkable journeys, Disney Cruise Line will commence its second season of vacations from Australia and New Zealand, bringing the magic of Disney closer to home for local families in the region. Prepare for unforgettable experiences and cherished memories as Disney Cruise Line offers these bucket-list itineraries in late 2024.

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