• On Feb 23, 2016
    Melaney from TX Asked

    We are cruising January 2017 on the wonder. After going to WDW I know Disney is great with food allergies, but I haven't heard much about how the cruise line is. My daughter will turn 3 on the cruise and she is allergic to Milk.has anyone dealt w this

    Ahoy Melaney –
    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel and thank you for your excellent question! I am so happy to see that you will be sailing on the Wonder. As a Texan myself, I am constantly awed to see that beautiful ship docked in Galveston, and my pirate crew always has a great time onboard. Your crew will enjoy exquisite dining in the restaurants, first run movies in the Buena Vista Theatre, luxurious staterooms and unparalleled service with Disney Cruise Line. When dining onboard, your pirate crew will experience the same “Disney Difference” on the ship as they did at Walt Disney World. Disney Cruise Line takes great care to offer pirate guests with food allergies plenty of meals and options to accommodate their particular need. The first step is to notify Disney of the particular allergy prior to the cruise. For allergies that are not life-threatening, you can simply call Disney Cruise Line at (800) 951-3532. For severe and dangerous allergies, please contact Special Services at (407) 566-3602 Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM Eastern. At your first meal, notify your head server of the food allergy to get acquainted with the menu. Since your young sea pup will be in the Youth Clubs, her Magic Band will also get a special red tag on it to notify youth counselors of her allergies, so you can feel safe to leave her in their care for meals too. I have a milk (dairy) allergy as well, and I enjoyed wonderful cuisine that was safe for me to eat.  Most of the menus are clearly marked with allergy components so I could make appropriate choices. In addition, the chef would often come out and present different food options to me and even custom made a few dishes just for me! Melaney, I am sure your pirate fairy will have a fun and safe cruise on the Wonder next year, but if you have more concerns, please come see us here again.
    Brandy
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Meet the Panelist: Brandy, Texas

Are you feeling stressed and need to unwind?  If you are looking for a way to reconnect with your family and relax, then I have a prescription to get you back on track! I am a family practice doctor, a wife, and a mother of two and I have found that Disney Cruise Line gives me the way to do all of those things. I love to experience the joy of every Disney vacation, and sharing the Disney fun with my friends makes the experience complete.

 


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