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You’ve booked your dream vacation, and the last thing you want is to miss your cruise because of circumstances outside your control. If you’re running late because of a delayed flight, car trouble, or even weather, they will not hold the ship’s departure so you can make it. The only way to ensure your timely arrival is to arrive at least one day prior.
If you decide to arrive early for your Disney Cruise, that means you need to figure out where to stay and how to get to the cruise terminal. There are so many choices that it can be overwhelming to decide which is right for you and your family.
There are many hotels located in the Port Canaveral area that offer Fly, Snooze, and Cruise packages bundling airport transportation, lodging, and cruise transfers into one. And there are many that offer Park, Snooze, and Cruise packages bundling cruise parking, lodging, and cruise transfers into one.
Don’t worry about how or where to book those packages. We’ll cover that below. Let’s start with why you should choose Port Canaveral as your pre-cruise destination.
Many visitors who sail on Disney Cruise Line want the full Disney experience and choose to book their pre-cruise stays at Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando. While there’s technically nothing wrong with that, you can have the best of both worlds when you stay on Florida’s Space Coast.
Instead of waking up to the hustle and bustle of Disney, imagine waking up to a slower pace where you can walk the beach, breathe in the fresh air, and grab complimentary breakfast at your hotel before you head to the attractions.
Rumor has it that if you’re taking a Disney Cruise, there’s enough magic on board that you don’t have to squeeze in the parks, too. However, if the parks are a must-have, you can’t go wrong staying beachside. It’s more cost-effective, it’s serene, and there are endless opportunities to discover authentic Florida. Whether you’re wanting to learn how to surf, witness a rocket launch, or taste Florida’s fresh seafood, there’s something for everyone here. Check out the 3 Fun Things to Do Near Port Canaveral to learn more about some fun experiences.
Not to mention, on the morning of your cruise departure, you’ll be just minutes from Port Canaveral. If you choose to stay in Orlando, be aware that you do risk accident-related traffic on S.R. 528, which can come to a standstill at times and may not clear in time for your cruise departure.
On the morning of your cruise departure, all passengers are off by 9 a.m. Instead of heading home or sitting around at the airport, cruise experts recommend booking a late return flight and spending the day at one of Orlando’s theme parks. It’s a great way to squeeze in some additional fun before you head home.
Figuring out where to stay and other logistics like cruise parking, hotel shuttles, and airport transportation can be overwhelming, especially if you have never been to the area before. Our team at Sail Port Canaveral is here to help you make the most of your pre-cruise stay.
We are a one-stop solution for booking your pre-and post-cruise accommodations. Fill out this form, and we will contact you to make arrangements that cover your pre-and post-cruise lodging and transportation needs.
All our packages include Port Canaveral hotel accommodations such as TownePlace Suites, SpringHill Suites, Four Points by Sheraton, and Radisson Resort at the Port. All these hotels and many others in the area are located 10 minutes or less from the port. Our packages also include cruise transfers. Airport transfers and cruise parking are also available. We take care of it all so you don’t have to worry about a thing.
It might seem like a good idea to not arrive early to avoid an additional expense, but life happens. Cars break down, flights get delayed and luggage gets lost. You don’t want to miss your cruise because of it. Book the stay. You won’t regret it.
Booking your pre-cruise stay on Florida’s Space Coast doesn’t have to be a hassle. Trust our team at Sail Port Canaveral to find the best price and accommodations for you.
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