Reports from passengers originally booked to sail on the 4-Night Bahamian Cruise on Disney Dream – Itinerary A on August 24, 2014 are being notified by Disney Cruise Line that the sailing has been canceled as the Disney Dream has been booked for a private charter. Guests previously booked on this sailing are being asked to contact DCL to reschedule. However, reports on this Disboards.com thread from passengers affected by this change seem to indicate Disney Cruise Line will charge the difference for the revised booking by charging the difference in rates as they were at the time of the original booking date.
Below is a copy of the email sent to travel agents who had clients affected by this charter.
We are currently contacting travel agents with clients booked on the August 24, 2014, sailing to let them know that this particular sail date is no longer available as a group has chartered the ship. As such, we wanted to assist you in selecting another available sailing for your clients as soon as possible.
Please contact us by Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at 1-866-325-3905 or 407-566-7032 to learn about all the available options and to modify your client’s booking. We are confident that we have a variety of sailings to meet their needs and look forward to hearing from you soon.
The Cast and Crew
Disney Cruise Line
The August 24th sailing has already been removed from Disney Cruise Line’s online booking inventory.
This is not the first time, nor will it be the last that a Disney cruise is canceled for a private charter. Recently, Turner Classic Movies, chartered the Disney Magic for their third TCM Classic Cruise.
Disney Vacation Club Member Cruise?
One final thought on this sailing… Could this be the 2014 Disney Vacation Club Members Cruise? Looking at the history of DVC cruises, they typically sail in either September, or October. With the Magic in the Med, the Wonder in Alaska, and the Fantasy on an Eastern, this would make it feasible to add a second stop at Castaway Cay. DVC members, what do you think?
This has been confirmed to be the 2014 Disney Vacation Club Members Cruise.