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Disney Cruise Line ‘Disney Magic at Sea’ Staycation Sailings Go on Sale Beginning 30 April to U.K. Residents

Disney Cruise Line’s recently announced “Disney Magic at Sea” staycation sailings will go on sale to U.K. residents beginning 30 April 2021.

Featuring enchanted entertainment and with multiple layers of health and safety measures, the Disney Magic cruise ship will sail mostly 2- and 3-night voyages, as well as limited 4-night sailings round-trip from Liverpool, Southampton, Newcastle and London Tilbury. The brand-new, limited time sailings provide guests the opportunity to experience the magic of Disney Cruise Line close to home.

What:  Disney Cruise Line “Disney Magic at Sea” staycation sailings go on sale to U.K. residents

When: 30 April 2021, 9:00 a.m., BST (Booking for Castaway Club members – guests who have previously sailed with Disney Cruise Line – is 28 – 29 April 2021)

Where: Book online –  DIBB users will receive an additional £10 worth of Amazon vouchers on top of any other offer when they book with AttractionTickets.com, using the code DIBBCRUISE10

Disney Magic at Sea Itinerary Details:

Liverpool: Select dates from 15 – 30 July 2021, for 2-, 3- and one 4-night sailings

Southampton: Select dates from 4 – 30 August 2021, for 2-, 3- and limited 4-night sailings

Newcastle: Select dates from 3 – 11 September 2021, for 2- and 3-night sailings

London Tilbury: Select dates from 14 September – 1 October 2021, for 2- and 3-night sailings

Disney Cruise Line is implementing multiple layers of health and safety measures considering guidance from the U.K. government, health authorities and medical experts. This includes COVID-19 testing, health screenings, face coverings, reduced guest capacity, physical distancing and enhanced cleaning, among other measures. More details regarding these measures will be available prior to booking.

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Disney’s New MagicMobile Service To Launch Later This Year

Later this year Disney is planning to roll out a new contactless way for guests to access the theme parks and other features currently available via their MagicBands.

DisneyMagicMobile

The Disney MagicBand wristband currently available to guests acts as an electronic park ticket that allows guests to enter the theme parks and attractions by just holding their band against an entry post. The MagicBand can also be used as a contactless payment system among other things.

Disney has now taken the features of the MagicBand and created a system whereby guests can alternatively use their smartphones or Apple watch instead of a MagicBand. Continue reading


‘The World’s Most Magical Celebration’ Begins 1st Oct at Walt Disney World Resort

On 1st October 2021 it will be the 50th anniversary since Walt Disney World officially opened to guests for the first time. To honour those magical 50 years Walt Disney World will be hosting a 18 month long 50th Anniversary celebration called ‘The World’s Most Magical Celebration’.

WDW 50th Anniversary Mickey

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This 18-month celebratory event will feature new experiences at the resort’s four theme parks and beyond, where shimmering EARidescent décor will appear as if by magic. Shining at the center of it all will be Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom Park, which will add to its royal makeover from 2020 with new gold bunting, sparkling golden embellishments and other new enhancements, including a 50th anniversary crest warmly welcoming guests to the join the festivities.

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New Adventures to ‘Cast’ Off Soon Along World-Famous Jungle Cruise at Disneyland Park and Magic Kingdom Park

Disney’s Jungle Cruise attraction updated with an entirely new story focusing on cultural sensitivity.

Jungle Cruise

At Disney Parks, we continue to look for ways to enhance classic attractions and elevate the experience for all of our Guests. Today, we’re excited to share that we are building on the story of the Jungle Cruise at both Disneyland park at Disneyland Resort and Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort to include new adventures that stay true to the experience we know and love – more humour, wildlife and skipper heart – and also reflect and value the diversity of the world around us. There are no bigger fans of this attraction than our Imagineers. Here is Kevin Lively – former Jungle Cruise skipper – to share a transmission from the world’s most remote tropical rivers!

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Park Hopper Option Returns to Walt Disney World Resort

Park Hopper Option Returns to Walt Disney World Resort on Jan. 1, 2021
As the phased reopening of Walt Disney World Resort continues.

Park Hopper

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We are nearing another exciting milestone we know many guests have been looking forward to: the return of the Park Hopper® option! Starting Jan. 1, 2021, guests who purchased a ticket, package or annual pass with Park Hopper benefits will be able to visit more than one park per day, with some new modifications as part of our ongoing focus on health and safety. Continue reading