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If you are preparing for a Disney Cruise, you probably are making a list off the things you will need to bring. While there are certain things you will be able to buy on board, there are certain items you are better off packing in your luggage.
Clothing to Pack for a Disney Cruise
If you are trying to figure out what type of clothes to pack for your Disney Cruise, you are going to want to make sure that you pack according to your destination.
What you will need for a cruise to the Bahamas is going to be different than a cruise to Alaska.
One thing that we always share with our readers is to make sure you bring layering items no matter what type of cruise destination you might have.
While the outdoor temperature might vary, the inside of the cruise won’t.
It can get chilly during dinner and shows so be sure you have a light weight sweater or sweatshirt in case your body can’t adjust to the temperature.
Besides that, you are also going to want to make sure you have the right clothes packed for formal night.
Formal Night on a Disney Cruise
The main things to consider are how many nights you are cruising along with making sure you pack appropriately for the formal night on your Disney Cruise.
Shorter cruises may not have a Formal Night, but those travelling on longer cruises definitely will.
Formal night does not mean what it used to.
You don’t need sequins or a tuxedo.
For women (and girls), it is perfectly fine to wear a sun dress or blouse & pants and for men (and boys) a pair of khakis and a button down (or polo) shirt.
Make sure that you don’t forget to pack appropriate shoes for the formal night too!
This is something that is so easily forgotten.
What to Wear to Palo & Remy (Specialty Restaurants)
Both Palo & Remy are adult only restaurants and do have a dress code.
If you know you will be dining at either of these restaurants, you will want to make sure you have the correct clothing, otherwise you will not be able to dine there.
Women should plan to wear a sundress or blouse & pants or skirt. Sandals are fine, but no flip flops or sneakers.
Men should plan to wear dress pants and button down shirt. No tennis shoes for the guys either.
During brunch and dessert, the following dress code is enforced:
Women should wear a dress or pantsuit is required. Please no jeans, shorts, capri pants, sandals, flip-flops or tennis shoes.
Men should wear dress pants, a collared shirt or polo shirt, and shoes are required. A jacket is optional. No jeans, shorts, sandals, flip-flops or tennis shoes.
At dinnertime, the following dress code is enforced:
Women should wear a cocktail dress, evening dress, pantsuit or skirt/blouse. No jeans, shorts, capri pants, sandals, flip-flops or tennis shoes.
Men should wear a sports coat or tuxedo jacket, dress shirt, dress pants/slacks and shoes are required. Ties are optional. No jeans, shorts, sandals, flip-flops or tennis shoes.
There is more to Pack than just Clothes
The importance of packing well is that you won’t have to buy things you forgot on the ship. While Disney Cruise line has a few shops, the price you pay for the things you forget can really add up!
Do yourself a favor and use this packing list for a Disney Cruise as a guide.
Packing for a Disney Cruise can be overwhelming so we hope that our list helps you remember to bring things you might not have thought about.
Am I missing anything? If you have something to add to our Disney Cruise packing list, please comment below!