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Guests can spread holiday cheer from coast to coast on Disney Cruise Line with new itineraries for Fall 2023. The company is offering special event Halloween on the High Seas and Very Merrytime cruises from California, New York and Florida. 

Halloween on the High Seas journeys, available in September and October, add a spooky twist to cruising by offering themed treats, activities, experiences and decor, such as a magical Halloween tree. Guests are encouraged to bring their Halloween costumes as their favorite Disney characters will certainly be wearing theirs. 

Guests on Very Merrytime cruises, available in November and December, will find Disney ships properly suited and booted for the Holidays with 24 ft. Christmas trees, life-size gingerbread houses, visits from Santa Claus himself and more.

The New York Dream

Disney is offering Halloween on the High Seas voyages from New York to Bermuda and from New York to Canada aboard the recently refurbished Disney Dream in October 2023. The 4-day Canadian sojourn departs New York on Oct. 17, 2023 and arrives in St. John’s on the 21st. Prices for the journey start at $2,498 based on double occupancy. Prices for the 4- and 6- night New York to King’s Wharf, Bermuda cruises start at $2,531 and $3,531, respectively. The 4-night departs from New York on Oct. 3, Oct. 13, Oct. 27 and Oct. 31, while the 6-day has two sailings: Oct. 3 and Oct. 21.  

First salings from Fort Lauderdale 

Disney is gearing up gearing up for its first departures from its new home port at Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale, in November 2023. Guests can choose from 5-night sailings to Cozumel (Nov. 20, Dec. 4, Dec. 18) and Grand Cayman (Nov. 25, Dec. 9, Dec. 23) in the Western Caribbean and 4- and 5-night cruises to the Bahamas aboard Disney Dream. The two 4-night sailings depart on Nov. 30 and Dec. 14 and the 5-night journey departs on Dec. 28. 

Port Canaveral Cruises 

Guests can choose from dozens of sailings to the Bahamas and Caribbean aboard Disney Wish and Disney Fantasy. The new Disney Wish will sail to Nassau on 3-night journeys (Oct. 6, Oct. 13, Oct. 20, Oct. 27, Nov. 3, Nov. 10, Nov. 17, Nov. 24, Dec.1, Dec. 8, Dec. 15, Dec. 26) and 4-night journeys (Oct. 2, Oct. 9, Oct. 16, Oct. 12, Oct. 30, Nov. 6, Nov. 13, Nov. 20, Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Dec. 11, Dec. 18, Dec. 22, Dec. 29), with prices starting at $2,141 and $2,707, respectively.  

Disney Fantasy will sail 7-night cruises to Tortola, St. Thomas and Disney Castaway Cay in the Eastern Caribbean (Oct. 14, Oct. 28, Nov. 11, Nov. 25, Dec. 9, Dec. 23) with prices starting at $3,239. It will also sail 7-night journeys to Cozumel, George Town, Falmouth and Disney Castaway Cay in the Western Caribbean (Oct. 7, Oct. 21, Nov. 18, Dec. 2, Dec. 16) with prices starting at $3,259.

California to Mexican Riviera

Disney Magic will sail from San Diego to Baja and the Mexican Riviera from mid October 2023.

Sailings to Ensenada include:

  • Two 3-night Halloween on the High Seas cruises to Ensenada depart on Oct. 19 and Oct. 26, with prices starting at $2,056.

  • Three 4-night cruises to Ensenada via Catalina depart on Oct. 22, Nov. 25 and Nov. 29, with prices starting at $1,919.

  • A 5-night Very Merrytime cruise to Ensenada via Cabo San Lucas departs on Nov. 13, with prices starting at $2,333.

Sailings to Cabo San Lucas include:

  • A 4-night journey to Cabo San Lucas departs on Oct. 29, with prices starting at $1,908.

  • The 7-night Very Merrytime cruise to Cabo San Lucas via Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan departs on Nov. 18, with prices starting at $3,984.

Those interested in a longer cruise can opt for the 14-night Very Merrytime Eastbound Panama Canal Cruise from San Diego to Galveston, which stops in Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Panama Canal, Cartagena, George Town and Cozumel. Prices start at $4,732.

“With offerings for the entire family, specially curated activities for both Halloween and the holidays and a brand-new home port in South Florida, our guests will have more ways than ever to experience the magic of Disney at sea,” said Sharon Siskie, s.v.p. and general manager of Disney Cruise Line, in a press statement. 

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