Discussion in 'Disney Cruise Line Forum' started by ADowling, Jan 13, 2018.
Is the gift still a beach bag for western Caribbean or has it switched to the sling back pack?
We got the sling back pack two weeks ago.
Thank you! I was wondering if I needed to pack a beach bag.
Sling bags as of yesterday. I cannot believe I am saying this, but I sort of miss the big beach bag.
I don't. I wish we had a cruise planned, I want to get the sling bag. I have something like 6 beach bags. I don't use beach bags.
Since the changeover we have 3 sling bags (added to our collection of beach bags) and though I love the quality, I just can't fit as much stuff in them when we have last minute items on debarkation morning.
That’s what I keep hearing. They are much smaller than a regular backpack. I’ll be packing the old beach bag for sure!
I am not a fan of the sling bag, we have four. Too bad PrincessShmoo and I do not live close to one another. We could trade. I wish they would bring back beach towels. That is something I would use and use often.
Sounds like someone needs to set up a CC gift swap! Everyone can list what they have multiples of and want to swap. I wish I’ve been enough that I have multiples!
I had heard the gifts now vary by ship and castaway level, is this true? So if the gift on the Magic is the sling bag, will all castaways get the same gift? TIA
Time was the itinerary determined the gift. Well, the Silver level gift.
The Silver level gift (basic gift) is a bag. In the past it's been a beach bag for the Caribbean itineraries, a sling bag for Alaska, a back pack for Europe. Recently it appears that all ships are giving the sling bag for the basic gift.
The gift for Gold is the Silver gift (bag) plus (currently) luggage tags. The gift for Platinum is the Silver gift (bag), Gold gift (luggage tags), and a choice of various in room gifts.
Does anyone have an update on the current Gold gift? We're on the Transatlantic this weekend, and it would be useful to know how much space to allot for the trip back. If it's the backpack, I may use something disposable as my carryon for the plane, and then use the backpack on the way back.
What did you receive as your gift?
I was on the TA, ended this morning, gift was the usual sling bag.
Thanks! That's what we got on the Dream in April. I read somewhere that gold also included luggage tags, but we didn't get those.
Also agreeing the sling bag is weird and way too small. Pretty useless. We left ours on the ship.
I have 3 new sling bags. I took the tags off one but never used it. We're cruising in November - 2 more sling bags!
Would swap for a beach bag if anyone is interested.
Since the gold gift on the TA this year was the sling bag and the luggage tags, I wound up buying one of the $20 backpacks on board to see me home. The backpack was actually handier than my usual rolling backpack when we made a stop in London on the way home and the tube into central London was out of service, so we wound up doing lots more transfers (i.e., climbing stairs in the tube stations) to get to our hotel.
Has the sling bag been the same on all the Magic sailings this summer? We are doing the fall TA and are gold so was curious.
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