More Changes to Disney Cruise Line Voyages

Disney Fantasy Brings Back 7-night Sailings. The Disney Magic Will Return to Miami in October. Updates for Key West.

The Disney Fantasy will resume sailing 7-night and longer voyages on October 9, 2021. Many Disney sailings have been reduced to 4 nights or less to better adhere to CDC guidelines.

Disney Cruise Line has announced The Disney Magic will return stateside next month. The Disney Magic has been sailing United Kingdom no-port sailings for UK residents this summer. The Magic heads back to the United States and will resume cruises from Miami beginning October 28, 2021 from Port Miami.

Disney Magic

From Disney:

The Disney Magic will resume delivering magical family vacations in the U.S. with mostly 4- and 5-night sailings out of Miami, Florida beginning October 28, 2021, a 3-night Bahamian Cruise. Four-night sailings will feature stops in The Bahamas. Five-night sailings will feature stops in The Bahamas and Mexico.

As we continue to resume sailings in a gradual, phased approach, it is necessary for Disney Cruise Line to modify some Disney Magic itineraries, as well as cancel the October 21 and October 24, 2021 Disney Magic sailings. Guests who have paid their reservation in full will be offered the choice of a full refund or a cruise credit to be used for a future sailing. Guests who have not paid their reservations in full will automatically receive a refund of what they have paid so far.

Impacted Guests and travel agents will receive an email from Disney Cruise Line outlining details and next steps. Guests who have booked their reservation through a travel agent should contact them directly with any questions. Those who have booked directly with Disney Cruise Line, and have questions after receiving their email, should call (866) 325-6685 or (407) 566-7797.

Related: Updated Sailing Guidelines for Disney Cruise Line

Disney Fantasy Will Resume Seven Nights and Longer Voyages from Port Canaveral on October 9, 2021

Beginning October 9, 2021, the Disney Fantasy will resume voyages 7-nights and longer from Port Canaveral, Florida, with stops in The Bahamas and Mexico.

As part of our phased approach, 7-night sailings aboard the Disney Fantasy on October 9 and October 30, 2021, have been modified to include ports in Mexico and The Bahamas. Additionally, the October 16, 2021 8-night voyage has also been modified to include ports in Mexico and The Bahamas.

Last bit of housekeeping, beginning September 3, 2021, guests are no longer required to purchase the Vacation Protection Plan (VPP) or provide proof of a valid travel insurance policy in order to sail with Disney Cruise Line.

The website has been updated for the impacted sailings based on information now available on Disney Cruise Line’s website.

Key West Update

Disney Magic itineraries with Key West, FL as a port of call through May 2022 have been modified to remove Key West from the itinerary. Nassau or Castaway Cay will replace Key West on those sailings. Key West residents voted to limit the size of cruise ships and place limits on daily passengers during last November’s election. However, the State of Florida passed a bill overriding the approved referendums. Since the bill’s passing, residents of Key West have continued the push to find a workaround to re-establish the cruise ship referendums within current state law.

The following are days the Disney Magic was scheduled to call on Key West. At this time, the sailings have been updated to reflect the itinerary changes.

Last week, Disney updated their sailing guidelines and they affect every sailing guest. Details on these changes can be found HERE!

Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.

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