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All about Disney Cruise Line's newest cruise ships

In 2019, Disney Cruise Line announced it would add three new cruise ships to its fleet.

Here is a look at everything we know about Disney's next generation of cruise ships and what they will offer guests.

What is the name of the new Disney cruise ship?

New DCL ships

We only know the name of one of the three new ships will be built at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany.

Disney Cruise Line cancels cruises through early December 2020

Disney Cruise Line announced on Tuesday that it has cancelled cruises in late November and early December 2020.

Sailings are cancelled on board the Disney Fantasy through December 6; the Disney Dream and Disney Wonder through December 11; and the Disney Magic through December 12.

In a communication to guests on affected sailings, the cruise line said the decision was based on a need to continue working on new health protocols, as well as ambiguity from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on if there could be an extension of the No Sail order.

New Disney cruise ship delayed

The next Disney Cruise line ship looks like it will be delayed.

DisneyCruiseLineBlog shared an excerpt from Walt Disney Company Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Christine McCarthy, confirming the cruise line's next new cruise ship will not be delivered on time.

When will Disney Cruise Line resume cruises?

There has been plenty of chatter recently with various cruise lines starting back up, but the question remains of when might Disney Cruise Line start cruising again?

Just like all the major cruise lines, Disney Cruise Line states all of its cruises are suspended through at least mid-December, 2020.

And just like all cruise lines, Disney has been tight-lipped about when it might resume operations.

Where do Disney cruises go?

Disney Cruise Line visits destinations around the world, and despite having a relatively small fleet of ships, can offer cruises to lots of places.

If you are curious where you can sail on a Disney cruise, here are the regions of the world they offer cruises.

Bahamas & Caribbean

Castaway Cay aerial

Compare: Norwegian vs. Disney Cruise Line

If you're considering a Norwegian cruise versus a Disney cruise, your head is likely spinning as you mull over the major differences are, like fleet size, price and appearances by Mickey and friends.

Whether you're a parent planning to bring your brood onboard or an adult with no kids to speak of, we'll help you compare these lines on things like cabins, dining and activities.

Compare: Carnival vs. Disney Cruise Line

If you're considering a Disney cruise vs. Carnival, you're likely wondering what the major differences are, apart from the obvious ones like fleet size and characters magically appearing onboard.

Whether you're a parent planning a vacation with the kids or an adult who has no kids but enjoys feeling like one, we'll help you compare these lines on things like dining, accommodations, things to do and of course, price.

Compare: Royal Caribbean vs. Disney Cruise Line

If you're considering a Disney cruise vs. Royal Caribbean, your head is probably spinning. Whether you're a parent planning to sail with kids or simply an adult who enjoys feeling like a kid again, we'll help you to navigate the nuances of both lines in areas like dining, cabins, entertainment and, of course, price.

What I wish I knew before going on a Disney Cruise

Before you go on your first Disney cruise, there is quite a lot of good tips and helpful information out there to ensure you have a great cruise.

In order to avoid some common first-time cruise mistakes, here are some of the critical things I wish I knew before I went on my first Disney cruise.

Get an early check-in time

Captain Mickey and Minnie Mouse

What you should book before your Disney Cruise

If you want to avoid disappointment of an activity or offering being unavailable because it is sold out, here are some important thinks to prebook prior to your Disney Cruise.

With the growing power of the internet, and more and more cruisers knowing the "tricks of the trade", certain activities can be unavailable if you wait to reserve them on the ship.

Disney Cruise Line has a ton of activities to choose from, so here are the ones you really want to book in advance to avoid missing out on.

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