Tag Archives: Castaway Cay

Higher Tax Rate to Affect Visitors to Nassau, Castaway Cay


Last month, government officials in the Bahamas announced an increase to the VAT (value added tax) that will make shopping for souvenirs in Nassau a little less affordable. Effective July 1st, the VAT for goods and services in the Bahamas will increase from 7.5% to 12%. While the change is official next week, retailers were […]


Disney Cruise Line Possibly Considering Developing Another Private Island


Since Disney Cruise Line’s Castaway Cay was introduced, the private island has been amazingly popular with guests and has been named Best Cruise Line Private Island in many surveys. This week, new evidence seems to indicate (and not for the first time) that the company might be closing in on a location to develop a […]


Disney Wonder and Disney Dream Adjust Itineraries Due to Weather


Due to weather conditions in the Atlantic Ocean, Disney Cruise Line has adjusted the itineraries for both the Disney Wonder and Disney Dream. The Wonder left Sunday for a 7-Night Eastern Caribbean sailing with stops scheduled in St. Maarten, San Juan, and Castaway Cay. The captain, however, has changed the ship’s schedule, dropping the stop […]


Disney Cruise Line Reveals Itineraries for Early 2019


Disney Cruise Line has just revealed where their cruise ships will be sailing in early 2019! In early 2019, Disney Cruise Line will return to favorite destinations on a variety of itineraries, including an expanded two-month season from San Diego to the sun-drenched Baja and Mexican Riviera. A host of options to the Bahamas and […]


Disney Cruise Line Offers 20% Discount on Select Cruises from NYC this Fall


With this offer from Disney Cruise Line, guests still have time to book and save 20% on select 4- to 8-night cruises departing from New York City on October 2, October 21, October 28, and November 18, 2017. 4-Night Halloween on the High Seas Canada Cruise from New York on October 2, 2017 – Escape to the unspoiled beauty of […]


Cruise Critic Names Disney’s Castaway Cay Top Cruise Line Private Island


For the second year in a row, Disney’s private island in the Bahamas, Castaway Cay, has just been named the “Top Cruise Line Private Island” in the annual Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards. Castaway Cay was also the most highly rated island in all of the Caribbean! The Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards […]


BREAKING: Fall 2018 Disney Cruise Line Destinations Released


Earlier today, Disney Cruise Line announced the new itineraries for the Fall of 2018! For the first time ever, Disney Cruise Line will be sailing to Bermuda and Quebec City, Canada! Additionally, three cruises sailing from New York will now sail directly to the Bahamas, where Disney’s private island Castaway Cay is located! Disney Cruise Line […]


Tips for Snorkeling at Castaway Cay


One of my favorite excursions on any cruise vacation is snorkeling. We have snorkeled through sunken ships and with stingrays in Grand Cayman, beautiful coral reefs in the Mexican Riviera, with sea turtles in St. Maarten, and even off the side of a pirate ship in St. Thomas. So on our recent Disney Cruise, we […]


Enter the Disney Movie Rewards Finding Dory Sweepstakes to win an Unforgettable Getaway


Disney Movie Rewards is giving away a 4-night Bahamian Disney Cruise Line vacation aboard the Disney Dream or the Disney Wonder for a family of four to honor Disney Pixar Finding Dory. Both of these beautiful Disney ships have whimsical water play areas that were inspired by Disney Pixar friends from the film “Nemo’s Reef “on the […]


Review: Disney Cruise Line’s Castaway Cay 5K


While on my last voyage aboard the DisneyDream I heard about a 5k run on Castaway Cay. I decided to partake in the adventure and it sure was a magical experience. It all started on the way to the cruise. I was reading one of my Disney Cruise Line travel guides and came across the […]