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Welcome to the DIS/DVC S.S. Member Cruise 2007 Website!
For anyone new to these events, Welcome Aboard!
For the repeaters, Welcome Back! Glad you want to go around again with us. :)

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DVC Mail!
Essential info for Cruisers!
Photo Gallery/Mini-Navigators!/Buttons!
Dis Meets

Fourth time around!

Now if you have not been on one before, you really should familiarize yourself with the last ones, as it will answer questions of what to expect.

Here's a link to the report we wrote on the first entire ship Member Cruise:
Click here to go read the SS Member Cruise 2003 report

And a link to the report we wrote on the 2005 Member Cruise:
Click here to go read the SS Member Cruise 2005 report

And a link to the report we wrote on the 2006 Member Cruise:
Click here to go read the SS Member Cruise 2006 report

DVC Mail!

DVC will be sending out email updates again!
Here you go if for some reason you don't get one:
Click to read the 12/26/2006 Cruise Update email!
Click to read the 3/22/2007 Cruise Update email!
Click to read the 6/8/2007 Cruise Update email!
Official DVC Member Cruise Page

Essential info for cruisers!

If you would like a word document that contains the Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah Tips Of The Day
Click Here!

For this special DVC event, tips ARE included for your stateroom host and main dining servers. You are responsible for tipping roaming drink servers, room service, Palo's, the spa, and anyone else outside of the two groups included.

While there is no formal or semi-formal dining evenings as there is on the Magic, one night may be designated as a dress-up night, but even that is not exactly mandatory. The other nights are considered cruise casual, as an example, for men, polos/dockers would be acceptable. And don't forget Pirate night, where wearing some kind of pirate oriented attire is encouraged.

Documents - They look like small books with sheets that tear out. It is important that your documents are filled out before walking up to the window to check in. DCL has a new online checkin feature on their website to do most of the form filling out in advance. The advantage to this is if you repeat cruise all the info will already be entered :)

Click Here to go to the DCL online checkin! For the written docs a few things of note.

a) There is a Bahama's imigration form in there. Yes you should fill it out since Castaway Cay is in the Bahama's. You do not need to put anything in the intended stay(nights), type of accomodation, or hotel name boxes on the form. Those boxes are for visitors staying in the bahamas.

b) Credit card form. Only one adult in the party needs to fill this out. You just list who all can charge against that card.

c) Luggage tags. Put these on your luggage before heading to the ship. If you are flying down earlier than Sunday, and not using Disney transport, do NOT put the tags on until you're going to the ship!

d) Be sure before you leave home that you have taken your documents and your passports or birth certificates and picture ID. If you are using a birth certificate, make sure it is a state office issued one. Hospital ones with footprints or the like are not.

DCL Luggage Tag 101

You will have recieved in your docs tags for your luggage. There are some guidelines, the thing with the tags is timing.

Disney is setup to automatically take luggage with tags to the ship from Orlando International Airport.

Going to the ship

IF you're flying in the day of sailing and going directly to the ship. Yes you want to tag any luggage that you want Disney to transfer for you before even checking it with your airline at home. They will pull it before it even arrives at the carousel to pick up. I'd still suggest taking a sec to look at the carousel to make sure it doesn't show up there with the tag having fallen off.

Now, if you're flying in early you don't want to use these tags until you're going directly to the port. Disney may pull them right along with other cruisers and go to the ship without you. You will instead be giving over these bags to helpful porters who'll load them in bins to be brought onboard the ship when you arrive at the terminal. Might want to think about tipping these guys, they hustle and live on your tips.

Leaving the ship

On the last night of the cruise, you'll recieve in your stateroom other tags to put on all your checked luggage. Remove the old tag and put these on, then put them outside your stateroom door when you go for dinner. They will be collected and be waiting for you in the terminal when you disembark. There will be extra tags available in bins by guest services if you need more, or want some for scrapbooking. Another important thing, bring some address labels for envelopes to put on these tags, simplifies the process.

Photo Gallery/Mini-Navigator!/Buttons!

On past cruises, we did a photo gallery where members could see those who they were sailing with, when and where they joined DVC and their cabin numbers.

We would like to coordinate all the information upfront. Linda/seaulater will be producing a navigator from this information. We will be notating up front if you want to be part of the buttons. For real names we are asking for full names but will only post your first name on the grid. Tell us what name you want on your button and buttons are for everyone - not just the DIS members of your family.

Please send the following information to member2007@monorailgreen.info

Here's a link to the Gallery: Click here to see the pictures!

From Mark - I will be making buttons for this event!!

NOTE:  Buttons are now closed - thanks to all who sent in for them.

They will look like this, example from a past cruise shown:
I will be working from Mary's information for making the buttons, so make sure you get it to her!

No info, no buttons.

The First DIS Meet:

Saturday, October 20th 3PM Eastern time
The Solarium in the Beach Club

This is an optional meet for anyone who came down early, if you get there, cool, but just as cool if your first meet is onboard the ship!

The sign going in
the room the room reverse angle
A map




The Second DIS Meet:

Onboard the Wonder Sunday, October 21st
by 3 pm BEFORE the Lifeboat Drill, which usually happens at 4pm
Deck 10, Midship(above the Goofy Pool, on the dock side)

Backup meet point if the weather isn't co-operating will be Deck 9 mid-ship on the dock side.


And this is probably going to be the more common DIS meet. Everyone should be able to get to this one ok. We can try for some kind of group shot if everyone is game. We can also meetup there after the lifeboat drill for the sailaway party. The reason for the main meet to be before, is the sailaway party will be mobbed and VERY loud! Not the best time for everyone to get to know each other.

Fish Extenders

Here is the list of all who are participating in the fish extenders.   Thanks to Pauline (themallons) for organizing the list.  Those who are participating will be listed in the mini-nav that Linda (seaulater) is producing.

Name: Pauline and Elmer Mallon
ID: themallons
Stateroom: 6139
FE's: 1
People: 2

Name: Joanne
ID: Joannel
Stateroom: 2021
FE's: 1
People: 2

Name: Annette and Amanda
ID: Acourtwdw
Stateroom: 6004
FE's: 1
People: 2

Name: Stacey McGee
ID: bgsnmky
Stateroom: 2136
FE's: 2
People: 2

Name:Mary and Mark Gums
FE's: 1
People: 2

Name:Beth and Dave Harris
Stateroom: 7621
Fe's: 1
People: 2

ID: krdisneybound
Fe's: 1
People: 1

Name: Linda Neeley
ID: seaulater
Stateroom: 6633
Fe's: 1
People: 1

Name: Les and Ursula Holleman
ID: gamomof2
Stateroom: 6036
Fe's: 1
People: 2

Name: Trish
ID: kabob1966
Stateroom: 7535
Fe's: 1
People: 3

ID: trishy
Stateroom: 7540
Fe's: 1
People: 2

Name: Cheryl Perlmutter
ID: cheryl1p3
Stateroom: 6133
Fe's: 1

Name: Russ and Susan Painter
Stateroom: 7596
Fe's: 1
People: 2

Name: Tony and Adrienne Phoneix
ID: aphoneix
Stateroom: 2554
Fe's: 1
People: 2

Name: Mari
ID: tiggeribounce
Stateroom: 6548
Fe's: 1
People: 4

Name: Linda Frazee
ID: DVCkidsMom
Stateroom: 6601
Fe's: 1
People: 4

Name: Bruce and Nancy
ID: Beastly
Fe's: 1
People: 2

ID: Hauk
Stateroom: 6064
Fe's: 1
People: 4

Name: Karen Curry and Ryan Sandberg
Stateroom: 2630
Fe's: 1
People: 2


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