WDW vs Disney Cruise

WDW, Theme Park Travel,Autism, Vacation, Family Travel,

Many times when discussing Disney cruise, clients tell me its too expensive. …..So I decide to do a side by side comparison to show the cost & compare to what you get with include for the price for each vacation. I wanted to show the value of both.

For both Walt Disney World  & Disney Cruise, I used a family of 4 2 adults, 2 kids ages 6 & 10 years. I did the Disney plan and park tickets also.

Walt Disney World Resort
2 Adults,2 Kids age 6,10
Port Orleans Resort- Riverside (Royal Guest Room-Garden)
Nov 4 to Nov 11 2018
6 day Park tickets with Park Hopper
Disney  Dining $6134.63 USD


Disney Cruise-Disney Dream
2 Adults, 2 kids ages 6,10 years
Nov 5 2016 4 nights Bahamas Cruise
Inside Stateroom with Magical Porthole  $3627.16 USD
Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Varanah  $3939.16 USD


WDW—included in cost

  • 4 Parks, 2 waterparks ( must buy tickets)
  • Pools at your resort
  • Many restaurants choice, at parks,resorts, Disney Springs
  • Ride & Attractions
  • Nightly Fireworks/Shows
  • Disney Springs- Shopping,attractions, restaurants
  • On-Resort Transportation-Bus,Boat,Monorail
  • Magical Express to/from airport
  • Dining Plan: 1 Quick Service, 1 Table service, 1 snack per person/per night



Disney Cruise -include in cost
Unlimited food, beverage( tea,coffee,pop,water, milk, juice ) Room service,all you can eat ice cream
Kids Clubs
Family Activities- Theatre showing 1st run movies,
Aqua Duck, Mickey pool, Donald Pool, Nemo Reef
Sport Deck- Mini Golf,
Live nightly Broadway Shows,
Fireworks at show at sea
Character interaction, Deck parties,Themed night(Pirate Night) Character Meet N Greets

Castaway Cay- Disney Private Island.


Disney Cruise,Family Travel, Vacation, Autism
Disney Dream

My thought is that a Disney Cruise is amazing value & deal for the cost! But it really depends on your family travel preferences.  I wanted to show you that a Disney Cruise is not as expensive as you thought,as I often hear that as a reason not to go.

What do you think? Share with me on my FB page…..

Have Magical day!!!!!!



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