The Latest Hurricane Irma Update from Disney Cruise Line (9/8)

This morning at 9:00 a.m. EST Disney Cruise Line released a new update regarding changes being made to their itineraries because of Hurricane Irma, prior to this announcement they had not addressed future Bahamian and Eastern Caribbean Sailings. Due to Irma  the September 9 sailing of the Disney Fantasy, and September 8 and September 11 sailings of the Disney Dream were cancelled. Cast Members that live on Castaway Cay were evacuated from the island earlier this week. Currently, due to summer itineraries, the only two Disney Cruise Line ships sailing out of Florida are the Disney Dream and Fantasy. Both are currently in route to ports south of Florida that are out of Irma’s projected path. Below this morning’s latest update from Disney Cruise Line.

Hurricane Irma Update for Disney Cruise Line
Released September 8, 2017 – 9:00 a.m. EST
Based on the projected path of Hurricane Irma, Disney Cruise Line is making the following adjustments to itineraries:

Disney Fantasy
The September 9 sailing of the Disney Fantasy is cancelled. Refunds will automatically be processed back to the original form of payment used for the cruise booking. Guests from this sailing are are invited to book a future cruise for  at a 25 percent discount by calling Disney Cruise Line (1-855-347-2784 or 407-566-7054) from September 18, 2017, through October 18, 2017. 

Disney Dream
The September 8 and September 11 sailings of the Disney Dream are cancelled. Refunds will automatically be processed back to the original form of payment used for the cruise booking. Guests from this sailing are are invited to book a future cruise for  at a 25 percent discount by calling Disney Cruise Line (1-855-347-2784 or 407-566-7054) from September 18, 2017, through October 18, 2017. 

Future Bahamian and Eastern Caribbean Sailings 
At this time, there are no changes to other sailings on the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy. However, we continue to closely monitor Hurricane Irma and assess its impact on the ports of call we visit in the Caribbean and Bahamas. Updates regarding any necessary itinerary changes will be posted beginning September 12. While we always strive to deliver magical cruise vacations, nothing is more important to us than providing a safe experience for our guests and crew. We will continue to closely monitor the weather and provide updates as necessary.”

 

Author: Michele

Michele Atwood is the Owner/Editor of The Main Street Mouse and it’s subsidiaries and author of the book “Moving to Main Street U.S.A.” Michele also contributes Disney news to the Joe Kelley Morning Show on 96.5 WDBO in Orlando. She and her family made the move from Michigan to the Orlando area to pursue their Disney dreams. Michele is a life long Disney fan, and has two sons who have followed suit, each going on their first Disney trip before their first birthday’s. Part of the goal Michele has for The Main Street Mouse is not only to keep members informed, but to create somewhat of a Disney Family by relating to others through personal experiences and opinions. Also, Michele is making it a priority to share stories of inspiration and hope to other Disney Fans in an effort to share the Magic and hopefully make a difference in the lives of others.

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