I received this notice from Disney today and wanted to pass it along. It seems that their generous policy regarding the amount of alcohol allowed to be brought on board is coming to an end.
"We regularly evaluate our policies and procedures and have recently changed our alcohol beverage policy. In addition, we have made an adjustment in the corkage fee charged to Guests who bring their own wine or champagne into restaurants onboard. The following changes will go into effect on sailings commencing on or after Sept. 30, 2015:
Each Guest 21 years and older may bring two bottles of unopened wine or champagne (no larger than 750ml) or six beers (no larger than 12oz) onboard in carry-on luggage at the beginning of the voyage and at each port-of-call.
All alcoholic beverages packed in checked luggage will be removed and stored until the completion of the cruise.
Wine or champagne in excess of the two allowable bottles or beer in excess of the six beers will be stored and Guests may retrieve them at the end of the voyage.
All liquors and spirits (including powdered alcohol) are prohibited and will be stored until the completion of the cruise.
Guests must retrieve any stored alcohol at the end of the cruise. Uncollected alcohol will be destroyed and no compensation will be offered.
Alcohol brought on board may not be consumed in any lounge or public area.
Effective Sept. 30, 2015, the corkage fee charged to Guests who bring their own wine or champagne into one of our restaurants will be $25 per bottle."
The Disney Cruise Line Terms & Conditions page (Home>Disney Cruise Line>Booking & Planning Information>Terms & Conditions) has been updated to reflect these changes.
Aug 17 2015 - 01:44 PM