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Disney Cruise Line announces new test cruises

Disney Cruise Line has received approval to start test cruises at the end of this month.

Thomas Mazloum, President, Disney Signature Experiences, shared an update with the news that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has given the line permission to do test cruises.

The announcement of test cruises signals that DCL will not go with the mandate of having at least 95% vaccinated passengers and 98% vaccinated crew members in order to bypass test cruises.

12 ways to save money on a Disney Cruise

Disney cruises are expensive compared to other family-friendly lines like Norwegian, Carnival, and Royal Caribbean. You do get a lot for your money, including fabulous Disney entertainment, character meet-and-greet opportunities, thoughtful cabins that work for families, and a friendly, helpful crew.

Even so, if you want to get the most from your Disney cruise vacation budget, you’ll need to find ways to cut costs. Try these 12 ways to save money on a Disney cruise, so you can take your family on a memorable Disney vacation at sea.

Disney reveals new features, restaurants and more on Disney Wish cruise ship

Disney Cruise Line has pulled back the curtain on its next new cruise ship.

Disney unveiled the new amenities, activities, and things to do on the Disney Wish, which will set sail in summer 2022.

The next new cruise ship for Disney will feature the first-ever Disney attraction at sea, a dining experience themed to "Frozen", a Marvel cinematic dining adventure, and a Star Wars experience onboard.

Disney Cruise Line teases new cruise ship design

Disney Cruise Line has something big up its sleeve to announce next week.

Disney shared an update on its Disney Wish cruise ship, which it says will "introduce a brand-new, distinctly Disney design concept unlike anything at sea."

Disney Wish is one of the three new Triton Class ships, and it will accommodate among 4,000 passengers and have 1,250 cabins onboard.

Read moreAll about Disney Cruise Line's newest cruise ships

Disney Cruise Line announces new Europe, Alaska and the Caribbean sailings in 2022

Disney Cruise Line has a new line up of destinations you can visit next year.

DCL released their summer 2022 itineraries , including voyages to new destinations and favorite ports of call in the Greek Isles, Mediterranean, northern Europe, Alaska and the Caribbean.

Disney will also begin sailing for the first time from Miami in the summer.

These new itineraries will go on sale to the public on March 25, 2021.

Disney Cruise Line cancels cruises through May 31, 2021

Disney will not be able to restart cruises in April.

Disney Cruise Line announced it has cancelled its May 2021 cruises, and Disney Magic sailings through August 10.

In a statement on its website, Disney said it needs more time while it waits to get further information from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

"As we continue to refine our protocols and await further technical guidance from the CDC, we are canceling all sailings departing through May 2021."

Disney Cruise Line announces new 'Star Wars' cruises for 2022

Cruise or do not, there is no try because Star Wars is coming back to the high seas.

Disney Cruise Line announced it will offer more of its cruises themed to Star Wars with the popular Star Wars Day at Sea sailings in 2022.

The new sailings will take place on 7-night Caribbean cruises on the Disney Fantasy from Port Canaveral, Florida.

The Force is strong on Star Wars Day at Sea

Disney Cruise Line plans more Marvel-themed sailings in 2022

Marvel fans assemble....on a Disney Cruise Line ship!

Disney Cruise Line announced the new dates for Marvel Day at Sea sailings for 2022.

The popular limited-sailing event occurs on select Disney Magic cruises departing from Miami.

Marvel Day at Sea is available on select 5-night cruises between January and March 2022.

Disney Cruise Line cancels April cruises

Disney Cruise Line announced it has cancelled all of its April 2021 cruises, as well as some May 2021 sailings.

Select sailings onboard the Disney Magic and Disney Wonder in May have been cancelled.

The new round of cancellations are a result of needing time to prepare to meet the guidelines issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The full statement by Disney reads as follows:

Top 45 Disney Cruise Line tips and secrets

Disney cruises are among the most popular kind of cruise vacations out there, and I have some easy tips for maximizing every minute and every dollar of your cruise.

These tricks can be used on pretty much every Disney Cruise Line ship, and should give you an advantage over most others sailing with you.

Some of these tips are things the cruise line doesn't tell you, while others are tried-and-true strategies that cruise pros have known for years.

Check them out, and be sure to share your own tips in the comments below!

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