Book Special Rates for Disney Cruises by July 31, 2017 and Save

Bahamian Cruises:

7-Night Bahamian Cruise (New York, New York) from $215* per person, per night

  • Based on double occupancy
  • Cruise fare for two Guests $3,010*
  • Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses of approximately $174 per person not included
  • For 10/14/2017 sailings aboard Disney Magic
  • Category 11B- Standard Inside Stateroom

5-Night Bahamian Cruise (Miami, Florida) From $245* per person, per night

  • Based on double occupancy
  • Cruise fare for two Guests $2,450*
  • Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses of approximately $115 per person not included
  • For 12/15/2017 sailing aboard Disney Magic
  • Category 11B- Standard Inside Stateroom

Caribbean Cruises: 

7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise (Port Canaveral, Florida) from $260* per person, per night

  • Based on double occupancy
  • Cruise fare for two Guests $3,640*
  • Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses of approximately $126 per person not included
  • For 11/25/2017 sailing aboard Disney Fantasy
  • Category 05A- Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Verandah

5-Night Western Caribbean Cruise (Miami, Florida) from $225* per person, per night

  • Based on double occupancy
  • Cruise fare for two Guests $2,250*
  • Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses of approximately $116 per person not included
  • For 01/07/2018 sailing aboard Disney Magic
  • Category 09C- Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom

7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise (Port Canaveral, Florida) from $252* per person, per night

  • Based on double occupancy
  • Cruise fare for two Guests $3,528*
  • Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses of approximately $106 per person not included
  • For 02/24/2018 sailing aboard Disney Fantasy
  • Category 11B- Standard Inside Stateroom

Canada Cruises: 

4-Night Canada Cruise (New York, New York) from $192†* per person, per night

  • Based on double occupancy
  • Cruise fare for two Guests $1,536*
  • Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses of approximately $143 per person not included
  • For 10/02/2017 sailings aboard Disney Magic
  • Category IGT- Guaranteed Inside Stateroom with Restrictions

*Rates in U.S. dollars and valid through July 31, 2017. Offer is subject to availability. Other restrictions may apply. All amounts subject to change. Gratuities and excursions are not included. See Disney Cruise Line website for applicable Terms and Conditions.

†Category IGT Staterooms require full payment at the time of booking for all Guests and are non-refundable. Category IGT staterooms require full legal names of all Guests at time of booking: no name changes are allowed. Specific stateroom will be assigned at a later time, based on availability for all Category IGT staterooms

Siera is a travel agent with Destinations in Florida, an Authorized Disney Vacation Planner and member of the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA). She would love to help you plan your next cruise at no cost to you. Contact Siera today at siera@destinationsinflorida.com or at 734-771-1290 for more information or your free, no obligation quote. 

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10 Unique Treats in Hogsmeade at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

By now, you’re probably familiar with the creamy, butterscotch concoction called Butterbeer. You may have even tossed back a glass or 10, and we don’t blame you – it’s life changing! But the next time you visit The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade at Universal’s Islands of Adventure, keep your wits about you… There are so many other magical things to consume. Here are some of the greatest treats in Hogsmeade at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort.

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Pumpkin Juice – The Three Broomsticks, Hog’s Head pub and Honeydukes

Pumpkin. Spice. Everything. Straight from the stories and perfect for winter (and really any season), this drink is also available exclusively at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Let the sweet, sweet pumpkin flavor wash over you as you stare happily at the collectible bottle you’ll be taking home.

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Hog’s Head Brew and Dragon Scale Beer – Hog’s Head Pub, The Three Broomsticks

PSA: There are three different beers created especially for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and they’re bloody brilliant! Kick back at the Hog’s Head Pub with Hog’s Head Brew, an Irish red. Or if you’d like an amber lager, try Dragon Scale. And collect them all when you hop the Hogwarts Express to Diagon Alley and take in a Wizard’s Brew.

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Something Sweet – Honeydukes

All of the glorious delicacies you fell in love with on paper now exist at Honeydukes for your taste buds’ pleasure!

  • Chocolate Frogs – Encounter the enchanting chocolates from Harry’s first trip to the trolley cart here at Hogsmeade, and start your own card collection. Dibs on Gilderoy Lockhart!
  • Bertie Bott’s Every-Flavour Beans – For the most adventurous of us, these candies ranging from delicious to disgusting provide quite the thrill. You may get lucky with tutti-frutti or marshmallow, you may experience the oddity of grass, or you could end up with – Alas! Earwax.
  • Exploding Bonbons – Next, devour some Exploding Bonbons: white chocolates with crunchy orange and pineapple-flavored centers.
  • Fizzing Whizzbees – Fizzing Whizzbees are milk chocolates with carbonated centers that erupt into a chorus of popping in your mouth.
  • Sherbet Lemons – Dumbledore’s favorite is also here for you to sample. These lemons are covered in sugar that dissolves to leave a tart, sour candy.
  • Cauldron Cakes – A scrumptious combination of cupcake, chocolate mousse and white chocolate, Cauldron Cakes will satisfy your sweet tooth.
  • Pepper Imps – For cinnamon lovers, these small and spicy red candies pack a punch!
  • Jelly Slugs – You might balk at the name, but these fruity, chewy gummies are the perfect addition to your growing armful of goodies.

There you have it! In the comments below, tell us which non-Butterbeer treats you recommend at Hogsmeade.

Must be 21 years of age or older with valid identification to purchase or drink alcoholic beverages at Universal Orlando Resort.

Siera is a travel agent with Destinations in Florida, Universal Studios Travel Agency of the Year 2010, 2011, & 2012. She would love to help you plan your next Universal Orlando vacation at no cost to you. Contact Siera today at siera@destinationsinflorida.com or at 734-771-1290 for more information or your free, no obligation quote. 

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