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NEWS: Hurricane Irma Causes Cruise Line Cancellations

Due to weather concerns caused by Hurricane Irma, Disney Cruise Line is ending two cruises early and cancelling three others.

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How does WDW deal with storms like Hurricane Irma? Photo by Judd Helms.

Disney Cruise Line Cancellations

The September 2nd sailing of the Disney Fantasy, which has been sailing a modified Western Caribbean itinerary will return to Port Canaveral on September 7th, two days earlier than scheduled. Guests traveling on this sailing will receive a refund equal to two nights of their fare, plus will be given a 25% discount on a future cruise.

The September 9th sailing of the Disney Fantasy has been cancelled. All guests will receive a full refund, plus a 25% discount on a future cruise.

The September 4th sailing of the Disney Dream, which has been sailing a modified Bahamian itinerary will also return to Port Canaveral on September 7th, one day earlier than scheduled. Guests traveling on this sailing will receive a refund equal to two nights of their fare, plus will be given a 25% discount on a future cruise.

The September 8th and September 11th sailings of the Disney Dream have been cancelled. All guests will receive a full refund, plus a 25% discount on a future cruise.

All affected guests have from September 18, 2017 through October 18, 2017 to book a future cruise with the 25% discount offer.

What Does This Mean For Walt Disney World goers?

While there’s no official news about Irma hitting Walt Disney World, it never hurts to be prepared.

If you’re going to be at Walt Disney World during the next few days, don’t panic! Disney knows how to deal with these kinds of situations and does an amazing job keeping everyone safe.

Make sure you communicate with your airline to check for any changes to scheduling, arrive early and be prepared to deal with delays.

If you have a travel agent, go ahead and speak with them. They’ll be able to keep you as up-to-date as possible.

Oh, and don’t forget to pack your rain gear!