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Old 09-09-2019, 07:14 PM   #21
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Just asking...was Castaway Cay impacted by Hurricane Dorian?
I heard reports than Nassau was less affected than the rest of the Bahamas.
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Just asking...was Castaway Cay impacted by Hurricane Dorian?
I heard reports than Nassau was less affected than the rest of the Bahamas.
Seems to have faired pretty good even though it was pretty close to Dorians path . Disney has announced it has reopened the island to guests again .

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Castaway Cay has reopened for guests. We continue the process of cleaning up and making repairs related to the tropical storm conditions experienced last week. Guests going ashore will see signs of the recent storm’s passing and some experiences on the island may be unavailable.
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I would not judge a cruise by a 3-day one. Everyone is rushing around trying to do and see everything in that short period of time. I am not suggesting you change your cruise, just keep that in mind. A 5 day or more is much more relaxing.
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I would not judge a cruise by a 3-day one. Everyone is rushing around trying to do and see everything in that short period of time. I am not suggesting you change your cruise, just keep that in mind. A 5 day or more is much more relaxing.
This is just a trial run to make sure we will be ok on a cruise ship ....... sea sickness, vertigo , height of the ship , embarking /disembarking, port feel , dining , getting around a ship , sleeping in a stateroom - etc . Figure since its only 2 days / 3 nights , if something is off and we dont feel comfortable , at least we are off again in a short period of time . If we love it , its going to be an awfully short cruise , and time to start planning a longer one !
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O.K. , here is - probably an easy question for all you Disney Cruise experts .......
Data ? We would like to keep in contact with family incase of emergencies via text or , if an emergency , by cell phone. Having never cruised before, we have no idea of how this works .
We do not need to use data , or our phones for internet (we think) . Just texting to keep connected with family .
Does Disney sell a package, or do they have a small plan that is included already ?
Help .........no idea what we are in for on this one !
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O.K. , here is - probably an easy question for all you Disney Cruise experts .......
Data ? We would like to keep in contact with family incase of emergencies via text or , if an emergency , by cell phone. Having never cruised before, we have no idea of how this works .
We do not need to use data , or our phones for internet (we think) . Just texting to keep connected with family .
Does Disney sell a package, or do they have a small plan that is included already ?
Help .........no idea what we are in for on this one !
yes they sell a number of different internet packages on-board, deck five midship
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yes they sell a number of different internet packages on-board, deck five midship
Thanks .
Doing some research , it appears that each person can get 50mb free while on board if you sign up the first night. Then there are also 100mb, 300mb, 1000mb, etc. packages to purchase as well .
Will have to figure out what we really "need" I guess !

Anyone know if the internet works on Castaway Cay or is it just on the ship ?

Sorry, probably dumb question, but first time and all !
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