Black Friday Cruise Offers

Go big this Black Friday and lock in an exciting cruise vacation at an incredible price. If one of these limited-time offers piques your interest, contact us for details!
Black Friday Vacation Deals - Royal Caribbean Cruise Line
Royal Caribbean Cruise Line Black Friday Deals

30% Off Every Guest+ Kids Sail Free + Up to $750 Off*

Royal Caribbean®’s biggest sale of the year is here, and we’ve got early access to monumental savings! Black Friday cruise offers are now unlocked, with bold offers of 30% off every guest, kids sail free and more.  From Caribbean getaways  to longer journeys into Alaska, the Mediterranean, and beyond, this is your chance to lock in your next cruise adventure on the most innovative ships at sea!

Wherever you venture to with Royal Caribbean, the moments you have on board will rival those on shore. Spend your days catching waves on the FlowRider® surf simulator, speeding down the boldest slides at sea, racing around in bumper cars, solving puzzle rooms and dining on inspiring cuisine that takes you from Tuscany to Japan to Wonderland and everywhere in between. You’ll find more exclusive experiences on their newest ship, Icon of the SeasSM, where you can have a blast at Category 6, the largest waterpark at sea, and raise a glass at Swim & Tonic, the first swim-up bar at sea.

Black Friday Cruise Deals - Princess Cruise Line
Princess Cruise Line Black Friday Deals

50% Off Cruise Fares + 50% Off Deposits + 3rd & 4th Guests Sail Free. Plus, our agency exclusive of $900 in Onboard Savings + Up to $85 Onboard Credit!*

Feel the freedom of “do-anything” days, the joy of exploring legendary places and the connection the crew makes with everyone who sails with Princess. Immerse yourself in the region on board through unique programs like North to Alaska and ashore through award-winning Discovery™ and Animal Planet™ excursions. Watch original production shows or go stargazing on the top deck. Spend more time connecting with each other and doing what you love on a Princess MedallionClass® vacation. There’s nothing like a personalized vacation with fast Wi-Fi and intuitive technology for whatever you need delivered wherever you are, easy dining reservations and more of what you love. And if you want more value out of your vacation, it Pays to Plus®. Get Wi-Fi, drinks, premium desserts and more included when you purchase Princess Plus®.

Now’s a great time to lock in your vacation with Princess Cruises. Our Black Friday cruise offers include and exclusive surprise only when you book through our agency by December 2, 2023 as you’ll receive a coupon booklet with over $900 in onboard savings. Plus, enjoy up to $85 in onboard spending per stateroom on select sailings.

Black Friday Cruise Deals - Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Cruise Line’s Black Friday Deals are here!

Our Black Friday cruise offer with Norwegian Cruise Line includes 50% off all cruises, $250 free with CruiseFirst until November 26th and enjoy Norwegian’s Free At Sea all-inclusive offers, including Free Unlimited Open Bar, Free Specialty Dining, Free Excursions, Free Wi-Fi and Free 3rd & 4th Guests! Plus, receive up to $400 Onboard Credit on select sailings, only when you book through our travel agency. This offer ends November 30th, book today!*

From action-packed wilderness adventures and extraordinary sightseeing to an extended sailing season and exclusive onboard credits only available through our travel agency, we can’t wait to plan your cruise vacation with Norwegian Cruise Line.

Black Friday Cruise Deals - Celebrity Cruises
Seeing the World on a Celebrity Cruise is More than Just a Vacation!

When you board a Celebrity ship, you can take your chances at the onboard casinos, explore flavors from around the world without leaving your table or even sign up for archery tournaments to take a shot at the bull’s-eye.

In December 2023, Celebrity Cruises will launch its newest ship — Celebrity AscentSM — which will invite you to retreat into a vast selection of staterooms and suites. And for the first time ever in 2024, Celebrity Cruises is taking you to one of the Caribbean’s most exclusive destinations, Perfect Day at CocoCay, Royal Caribbean’s award-winning private island destination. Step ashore and experience the best of beachside bliss and sun-soaked excitement. From taking on the tallest waterslide in North America to unwinding in your own Overwater Cabana or retreating to the newly added Hideaway BeachSM, an adults-only beachfront paradise.

Book your Black Friday cruise offer now to take advantage of this great savings: Drinks, Wi-Fi and Tips — All Included + Receive $50 Onboard Credit per Stateroom, only through our agency.*

Black Friday Cruise Deals- MSC Cruises
MSC Cruises Black Friday Deals

Drinks & Wi-Fi Included + Up To $500 Onboard Credit + Kids Sail Free*

Take advantage of MSC Cruises’ Black Friday cruise offer and book your vacation with Drinks & Wi-Fi included up to $500 Onboard Credit to spend on a variety of experiences like specialty dining, spa treatments, shore excursions and more. Plus, Kids Sail Free! Discover must-see destinations, including the Caribbean, the Bahamas, the Mediterranean and more, in 2023, 2024 and beyond. Hurry, don’t miss the opportunity to get this limited-time offer.

Disney Cruise Line – The Sea is Calling!

Aboard any Disney cruise, you can experience fun and relaxation, imaginative dining, Broadway-style shows and exclusive spaces for adults and kids alike. If you’re ready to set sail for breezy Bahamian shores, please visit our Disney Cruise Line blog post for more information on magical featured sailings!

Vacations with Character® is a Family-Owned, Full-Service, Authorized Travel Agency. Making your Vacations Dreams Come True in the Happiest Places on Earth is our Specialty!
Connect with one of our Cruise Line specialists today!

*Restrictions apply.  Contact your favorite Vacations with Character® Vacationista for full terms and conditions and for this exclusive offers.

First Voyages on Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser Open Soon

First Voyages on Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser Begin March 1, 2022; General Bookings Open Oct. 28, 2021!

Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser by Disney Destinations September 30, 2021

Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser is a first-of-its-kind vacation experience that goes beyond anything Disney has created before. Guests will become the hero of their own Star Wars story during this two-night adventure, traveling the galaxy in style aboard the Halcyon starcruiser and eventually making their way to the Outer Rim for a planetside excursion to Batuu. Guests choose how to make their way in the galaxy – maybe as a member of the Resistance, or by learning the ancient ways of the Jedi lightsaber. Maybe Guests prefer loyalty to the First Order or the excitement of living life like a smuggler? The decisions are up to them.

Disney Imagineer Ann Morrow Johnson provides a first look at the Starcruiser’s bridge as part of this special announcement. Courtesy: Disney Destinations Travel News

Disney Imagineers sat down for an in-depth discussion about Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser in this video, sharing all sorts of new details about the experience, including the characters you may meet, the food you may eat and much more.

The first commercial for Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser gives you a first glimpse at what life on the ship may be like.

And there are all sorts of juicy details in the promotional poster for Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser:


So, how you book a trip on the Starcruiser? Stay tuned and pack some patience. Some Disney and Star Wars fans – including Club 33 members, Golden Oak residents, Disney Vacation Club Members, Disney Passholders and Disney Visa Cardmembers – will receive communication about special booking opportunities just for them first. And we’ll keep you posted as to when bookings open up for all other Guests!

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Touch of ‘EARidescence’ for Disney World’s 50th Celebration

Cast Members have been the heart of the Walt Disney World Resort for nearly 50 years. We hear time and time again that it’s Cast who are the magic – the icing on the cake of the memories Guests make at The Most Magical Place on Earth. Those of us at Vacations with Character® couldn’t agree more! ♥

Cast Members Get a Touch of ‘EARidescence’ for The World’s Most Magical Celebration

As the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Walt Disney World Resort is being planned, it’s only fitting that Cast Members have a starring role. That’s why, as part of The World’s Most Magical Celebration, Walt Disney World Cast Members will get to add a new name tag to their wardrobes.

Whether in costume or professionally dressed, name tags are an essential part of every Cast Member’s look and are worn over the heart with pride. The NEW name tag will feature “EARidescence”  and the 50th anniversary castle logo is in the spotlight above each Cast Member’s name, along with gold accents and a touch of pixie dust (of course!).

Watch the excitement on YouTube by clicking HERE!

Cast Members can look forward to getting their new, shimmering tags this fall, right around the time The World’s Most Magical Celebration kicks into gear!

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Disney Magic Mobile Coming Soon

Disney continues to invent and innovate, and soon will be debuting a new option: Disney MagicMobile service!
Introducing Disney MagicMobile by: Disney Destinations

The MagicBand, the colorful wristband guests wear at Walt Disney World Resort, has made visits simpler and more seamless for years.  And now,  Disney is also introducing MagicMobile service.

Launching in phases starting later this year, this convenient and contactless tool will allow guests to access MagicBand features like theme park entry through the power of an iPhone, Apple Watch or other smart device. Guests will be able to create a Disney MagicMobile pass through the My Disney Experience app and add it to their smart device’s digital wallet. It works like magic – most features will be available by just holding up your smart device near an access point, just like you do with a MagicBand. Disney MagicMobile service and its features will roll out first on Apple devices.

If you love the MagicBand, don’t worry! It’s not going anywhere. Disney will soon be introducing more MagicBands in trendy new colors and fun designs featuring favorite Disney characters and stories, and you may choose to use Disney MagicMobile service or a MagicBand – pick whichever option works best during your visit and even use both and alternate between the two for added flexibility.

The existing digital room key feature will continue to be available as well specifically within the My Disney Experience app, which helps guests expedite their arrival by using online check-in service, going directly to their Disney Resort hotel room and using their phone to unlock their door.

Stay tuned for more information on Disney’s latest happenings and contact your favorite Vacations with Character Travel Agent for more details or to book your next vacation to Walt Disney World!

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Calling All Disney World Foodies

Take a look at Best Bites across Walt Disney World from “Raya and the Last Dragon”-inspired treats and the return of Sangria University plus breakfast with Disney Junior Characters. Check it out!

Courtesy of Disney Destinations / Travel News
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park
  • Baby Tuk Tuk Mousse
  • Baby Tuk Tuk Ice Cream Sundae
  • Mighty Mist Soft-Serve 
    Courtesy of Disney Destinations / Travel News
    Disney’s Hollywood Studios
    Courtesy of Disney Destinations / Travel News

    Breakfast is back at Hollywood & Vine starting March 22, 2021! Guests can wave and snap photos of their favorite Disney Junior Characters while dining on a delicious and hearty à la carte breakfast. They can start with a sharable pastry basket for the table and choose a breakfast entrée, such as the delicious French toast stuffed with chocolate-hazelnut spread or all-you-care-to-enjoy pancakes made with our signature house-made batter. Yum!

À la Carte Menu Options:

  • All-you-care-to-enjoy pancakes made with our signature house-made batter.
  • French toast stuffed with chocolate-hazelnut spread.
  • Toasted open-faced salmon bagel.
  • Four-egg scramble.
  • Four-egg cheese omelet.
  • Plant-based egg frittata.

Reservations are available for booking the Hollywood & Vine Breakfast beginning February. 26, 2021.

Courtesy of Disney Destinations / Travel News

Guests can continue their holiday celebration through Feb. 28, 2021 with the oh-so-popular Peppermint Bundt Cake Shake at Hollywood Scoops! Peppermint ice cream topped with whipped cream, TWO festive Bundt cakes, and peppermint bark!

Magic Kingdom Park

New offerings at Tony’s Town Square Restaurant and Sunshine Tree Terrace:

  • Hazelnut Budino
  • Pot Stickers
Courtesy of Disney Destinations / Travel News
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
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Three Bridges Bar & Grill at Villa del Lago: Sangria University has returned! Guests will sample four different house-made sangrias paired with an appetizer. A sangria sommelier will take Guests through the nuances of each recipe, delving into the history of this fruity cocktail. The best part? Guests get to make their very own sangria! They will even receive a Sangria University diploma for a job well done!

For available dates and times, email WD********************@di****.com. (Note: Classes are limited to ensure proper social distancing protocol.)

In addition to the incredible view, Dahlia Lounge has two tasty offerings not to miss:

  • Ham and Cheese Bocadillo – Jamón serrano, Manchego cheese, roasted garlic aïoli, and honey on a toasted baguette.
  • Chicken Wings – Spiced sherry-honey glazed chicken wings.
Courtesy of Disney Destinations / Travel News
Disney Springs

Disney Springs is serving up over-the-top “dogs,” and Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew has a fun limited-time donut:

  • Mardi Gras Smoked Crawdog
  • The King Dog
  • Chocolate Mint Donut
Courtesy of Disney Destinations / Travel News

Ready to light up your tastebuds? With the ability to park hop plus EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival 2021, guests are sure to find a culinary array of tasty treats. Contact your favorite Vacations with Character® Vacationista to book!


EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival 2021

Check Out These Fresh Details for the Taste of EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival, Blossoming March 3 with Family Fun!

Taste of EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival
By: Disney Destinations

The Epcot Flower and Garden Festival has been a beloved fan favorite for many years. Read on for all the details and fun highlights of this year’s festival.

Topiaries Full of Disney Character

Gorgeous topiaries of Disney characters come to life in floral sculptures throughout the park. Beloved characters will include Remy, Tinker Bell, Lady and the Tramp, as well as Sorcerer Mickey to name a few!

Taste of EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival
By: Disney Destinations
Gardens to Explore

Guests can enjoy 20 different garden areas in Epcot, including floating gardens on the waters of Future World, a bamboo garden in China, a tropical rainforest in Mexico in addition to an English Tea Garden in the United Kingdom (where Guests can also take a Self-Guided Tea Tour!). Another picturesque spot you won’t want to miss is the Goodness Garden Butterfly House, a family favorite for years.

Out Door Kitchens

Guests can embark on a mouth-watering journey around the park and discover  delicious options from more than 20 delectable stops. Each stop offers a specialty menu of food and drink to savor and sip.

Entertainment All Around
From Voices of Liberty to Mariachi Cobre to the sound of the Jammin’ Gardeners plus a famous EPCOT pianist, the festival  will feature plenty of live music every day.
Taste of EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival
By: Disney Destinations
Health-Full Trail

Over at the Flavor Full Outdoor Kitchen and garden, along the Imagination Walkway, the whole family can learn ways to stay healthy.

Family Fun with Scavenger Hunts

Little ones can find the buzzzz-iest honey bee at Walt Disney World Resort over at Spike’s Pollen-Nation Exploration. And as a special treat during the Easter season (March 19 – April 4), Guests can also take part in the Egg-stravaganza Scavenger Hunt to find Disney pals and their oversized eggs all around World Showcase.

Festival Memories

In addition to all of the other wonderful offerings, Guests can commemorate their visit with official event merchandise, including apparel, headwear, drinkware and much more, featuring Orange Bird, Figment, Minnie Mouse and Spike the Bee.

Contact your favorite Vacations with Character Travel Agent for details on how to attend or to book your next vacation to Walt Disney World!

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