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  • On Mar 13, 2012
    Debra from AR Asked

    We are leaving for our 1st Disney Cruise to the Bahamas in a few short days on the Dream. When I checked-in, it assigned us a 3 pm time to board the boat. What are the chances we will be able to board sooner?

    Hi Debra,

    I'm so excited for you!  The Dream is an amazing ship that I really enjoyed sailing on.  Mine was an extraordinary experience, and I'm sure that yours will be also.

    The terminal at Port Canaveral opens between 11:00am and 11:30am. The cruise line will start checking Guests in at approximately 1:00pm.  I will tell you that I have checked in earlier, but really, it depends on when US Customs clears the ship for a new sailing, so there is no definite time. You have to be on the ship no later than 3:40 to 4:00 pm. The ship will depart at 5:00pm.  Your chances of getting onboard before 3pm is excellent.

    I hope this helps.  Please let me know if you have any other questions.  Thanks for visiting the Moms Panel.  Have a magical trip!
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Meet the Panelist: Marisol, Florida

Magic Kingdom still takes my breath away, but my favorite place to be is on a Disney ship looking at the horizon and breathing in that crisp, clean ocean air!  I love planning Disney vacations for others and making sure it's more than they dreamed. Learn More About Marisol

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