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What to Pack

As you begin to pack for your upcoming journey, take time to prepare and ensure you have the appropriate documents and personal belongings.

Important Documents for Travel and Embark

Important travel documents:

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  • Passport
  • Visa, as applicable
  • Certificate of Employment letter, as applicable
  • Signed contract
  • Arrival letter

Important embark documents:

  • Original safety certificates (i.e. Personal Survival Techniques, Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities, Crowd Management)
  • Medical/Visa receipts

Costs associated with obtaining a valid passport are your responsibility. If you are required to have a C-1/D visa, this cost will be reimbursed by Disney Cruise Line once you embark the ship. It is important to bring your original receipts in order to be reimbursed onboard.

Prohibited Items Policy

There are items that can not be brought aboard with you, if you have any of these item, it may be grounds for dismissal.

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Prohibited Items

  • Firearms – any weapon capable of firing a projectile using a propellant such as an explosive charge, compressed air, or expanding gas. Some examples are: shotguns, handguns, rifles, and automatic weapons.
  • Ammunition of all types including nonlethal rounds such as rubber bullets, wax bullets, plastic bullets, bean bag rounds, and electric bullets.
  • Toy guns and realistic replicas of firearms and explosives devices, simulated or de- commissioned weapons, and any other item made, intended or adapted to be used as a weapon.
  • Bows, arrows, spears, wrist rockets, hatchets, brass knuckles or clubs.
  • Highly flammable liquids and combustible substances e.g. lighter fluid, liquid fuels and aerosols except for personal care.
  • Martial arts equipment used in connection with the practice of a system of self-defense including nanchaku, kamas, tonfas, sais, shuriken, metal fans, juttes, bo sticks and staffs.
  • Disabling electrical devices such as tasers or stun guns.
  • Disabling chemicals, gasses and self-defense sprays (e.g. pepper spray, tear gas, mace, spray paint, and odor repellent).
  • Scissors with a sharp tip exceeding 4 inches.
  • Straight razors, daggers and swords.
  • Any knife with a blade over 4 inches long.
  • Knives, regardless of blade length, that expose the blade by a flip of the wrist, by a mechanical action, or gravity, or locks into place when extended.
  • Water pipes (also known as hookahs or bongs)
  • Explosives or component parts (e.g., detonators, blasting caps, detonation cord).
  • Fireworks or pyrotechnics of any type.
  • Tools
  • Remote-controlled aircraft, boats or drones


  • Culinary - DO NOT bring cooking knives or other cooking equipment. Disney Cruise Line provides all the tools required that meet industry and United States Public Health (USPH) standards.
  • Entertainment Technicians - Disney Cruise Line provides the equipment you need.