Disney Magic Returns to the United States With Itineraries Starting October 28

The Disney Magic is coming back to the United States with 4- and 5-night itineraries out of Miami, Florida starting October 28, 2021. Disney Cruise Line also announced 7-night and longer voyages from Port Canaveral starting October 9, 2021.

(Disney Cruise Line)

(Disney Cruise Line)

What’s Happening:

Disney Magic Sailing Cancellations

  • Disney Cruise Line is cancelling two sailings on the Disney Magic:
    • 3-night sailing on October 21
    • 4-night sailing on October 24
  • If Guests had paid in full, they will receive a 125% future cruise credit
  • Guests who had not paid in full will receive a full voyage refund for what had been paid.

Disney Magic Itineraries with Key West, FL Modifications

  • Disney Magic itineraries with Key West, FL as a port of call  through May 2022 have been modified to remove Key West and add Nassau or Castaway Cay as a replacement for the sailings.

If deciding to make a booking for an upcoming cruise, please keep in mind the updated vaccination and testing requirements as listed below for Disney Cruise Line.

Timing for Pre-Sail COVID-19 Testing (Begins Sept. 13):

  • The window for Guests 11 years of age and under to submit proof of a negative COVID-19 test result has been reduced to 3 days and 24 hours prior to the sail date.
  • The previous window was 5 days and 24 hours prior to the sail date.
  • The test should be a rapid PCR test or lab-based PCR test. Rapid antigen tests are not accepted.

Embarkation COVID-19 Testing (Begins Sept. 13):

  • All Guests, regardless of age and vaccination status, are required to take a COVID-19 test administered by Inspire Diagnostics at the terminal before boarding.
  • The test cost will be covered by Disney Cruise Line.

Fully Vaccination Requirement (Begins Sept. 3)

  • Beginning September 3, 2021, all Guests 12 years of age and older must be fully vaccinated to sail to any destination.
  • Guests 11 years of age and younger are not required to be vaccinated but must provide proof of a negative pre-trip PCR COVID-19 test.
  • The only exception is for Panama Canal sailings where all passengers regardless of age must be vaccinated.

Safe Passage Website Update

  • Guests sailing on Disney Cruise Line can now register and create an account associated with their reservation starting 15 days prior to their sailing instead of 33 days prior to their sailing.
  • If a Sail ID changes or an itinerary change is made, you’ll need to re-register with Safe Passage.
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