Disney Fantasy Eastern Caribbean Sailings to Continue Visiting St Maarten As Tortola Recovers

Disney Cruise Line made the decision to modify additional Eastern Caribbean sailings with a stop in St Maarten. As it stands, Tortola, British Virgin Islands continues to recover from the effects of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria. As a result, the Disney Fantasy will continue to substitute their day in Tortola with a visit to St Maarten through June.

Any passengers that have pre-reserved Port Adventures in Tortola, these will automatically be removed from their cruise activities. Passengers are encouraged to explore Port Adventure opportunities in Philipsburg, St. Maarten, by visiting the My Cruise Activities section of DCL’s website once their reservation is paid in full and within their Castaway Club level booking window.

In early January, the Disney Fantasy returned to the Eastern Caribbean with a 7-night cruise with stops in St Maarten, St Thomas, and Castaway Cay allowing Tortola more time to heal. Future Disney Magic and Disney Wonder sailings are not impacted as this time as they are not scheduled to visit Tortola until the fall of this year and early 2019 respectively.

The revised itinerary is below:

  1. Port Canaveral (Embarkation)
  2. At Sea
  3. At Sea
  4. St. Maarten
  5. St. Thomas (St. John)
  6. At Sea
  7. Castaway Cay
  8. Port Canaveral (Debarkation)

The full list of altered sail dates is as follows.

As it stands, the next scheduled Disney Cruise to Tortola will be the July 14th departure of the Disney Fantasy.

Disney is sending out the following correspondence to travel agents:

The British Virgin Islands continue to recover from the effects of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria. As a result, we have altered the itinerary for the Disney Fantasy Eastern Caribbean sailings through June to include Philipsburg, St. Maarten, instead of Tortola, British Virgin Islands. The revised itinerary is below.

  1. Saturday          Port Canaveral, Florida
  2. Sunday            Day at Sea
  3. Monday           Day at Sea
  4. Tuesday           Philipsburg, St. Maarten
  5. Wednesday     St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
  6. Thursday         Day at Sea
  7. Friday              Castaway Cay, Bahamas
  8. Saturday          Port Canaveral, Florida

If your Clients have pre-reserved Port Adventures in Tortola, they will automatically be removed from their cruise activities. Should your Clients wish to explore Port Adventure opportunities in Philipsburg, St. Maarten, they can visit the My Cruise Activities section of our website once their reservation is paid in full and within their Castaway Club level booking window. Pre-reserved services booking windows open based on the following schedule:

  • First Time Guests = 75 days prior to sail date
  • Silver Castaway Club Member = 90 days prior to sail date
  • Gold Castaway Club Member = 105 days prior to sail date
  • Platinum Castaway Club Member and Concierge Guests = 120 days prior to sail date

If your Clients are within your pre-reserved services booking window, they can visit the My Cruise Activities section of DisneyCruise.com on or after Friday, March 16, 2018.  Modifications to their pre-arranged Cruise Activities and Port Adventures can be made online up to three days prior to your Clients’ sailing.

4 thoughts on “Disney Fantasy Eastern Caribbean Sailings to Continue Visiting St Maarten As Tortola Recovers

  1. Rosaline Reichert

    Someone who was just on cruise stopping at St. Maarten sent me pictures last night of the conditions there. They are really still a long way from being recovered. I can’t imagine how much worse Tortola must be.

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