Disney Cruise Line hasn’t been having a great go of it lately. They’ve been closed down for over a year, and it’s looking more and more like it could stay closed for a year and a half.
So, they need as much money and promotion as they can get for DCL.
What do you do when you have a ton of cruise line merchandise and now cruises to sell it on?
You open a temporary “pop-up” location to unload it at Walt Disney World’s Disney Springs shopping area.
Now, I’m not mocking here. It’s a solid plan as they likely have a ridiculous amount of merchandise and need to move it. It’s a smart move.
The store will be available thorough early-September, which is around the time the Disney Cruise Line will hit the 18-month closed point and around the time cruises could start back up again.
Where is the shop located?
The Disney Cruise Line Pop-up shop will be in the Marketplace Co-Op location. There guests can shop from the Disney Cruise Line Wave and the Sail Away Minnie Mouse collections and items that are usually on sale at Castaway Cay.
You can also see models of The Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy.
Dockside Margaritas are selling drinks in the Disney Cruise Line embarkation glasses.
If you are visiting you can get a Strawberry Daiquiris or a Pina Colada in one of these DCL glasses (while supplies last.)
Heck, they’re even going as far as to make tropical backgrounds for the Disney PhotoPass Studio.
But if you are desperately missing your Disney Cruises you can go and visit Disney Springs to buy the merchandise and get your picture in front of a tropical background. It will cost you a lot less than the cruise too! You don’t even need a passport.
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Source: Disney Parks Blog
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