My wife and I have been contemplating doing a DCL trip in possibly January 2025. Since that is a scant 3 years, 2 months away, we have to start planning now!
When I was first looking, I saw that a room on the Disney Dream for a 3 night cruise was 112 points. Except, I realize now that was the point cost PER PERSON. Woops.
Regardless, I was wondering if it is possible too book a cruise PARTLY on points, and the remainder on cash? Like…book one of us through points, and the other pays the rest in cash? This would allow us to use the remainder of our points for a few nights at WDW prior to (or after) the cruise itself.
In theory, we would book the whole trip on points, but it would use up all our points. Not sure that makes the best financial sense, though.
The third option is not to pay for the cruise with points at all. Downside to this is that it means more out-of-pocket costs (although, points could be used for a separate WDW trip then).