Yet another port excursion question
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Now that you have helped me with the Disney vs. outside port excursions I have yet another question. Sorry... One of the things we really would like to do is the Chacchoben ruins in Costa Maya but I have a concern. The Disney website claims it takes 4 to 4.5 hours for the tour. Our time in Costa Maya is 12:45-5:30...that's only 15 minutes longer than the actual excursion. How can we possibly return in time? Since we plan to book with DCL will that gaurantee us that we won't be left behind? Kind of scared on this one. TIA for any words of reassurance.
Right. As long as you book through DCL, everything is planned to work out. And, except under the most unusual circumstances, they will hold the ship in port if a cruise line-run excursion is running late (they will not do that if you've gone out on your own).
Also, note that "all ashore," and "all aboard" times are not the times the ship enters or leaves port - just the times passengers and crew can be ashore. They need "bumper" on both ends - you're usually in port an extra hour on either side of those times.
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