Disney Cruiseline is introducing the auto-application of gratuities on all Disney cruise ships.
This is after a successful pilot program which took place onboard the Disney Magic where it received a positive feedback from Guests.
The hope is that it will create a more seamless experience for Guests by automatically charging folios on embarkation day with the suggested gratuity amounts for the Server, Assistant Server, Head Server and Stateroom Host/Hostess.
Below are the effective dates:
Disney Dream Date to be advised Disney Fantasy 21st April 2012 Disney Magic In operation already Disney Wonder 22nd April 2012
Clients can add pre-paid gratuities at the time of booking or when processing final payment. If the pre-paid gratuities have not been added prior to boarding, your Clients will receive a letter upon check-in explaining the automatic charge to their onboard account. Your Clients still have the option to modify or add additional gratuity amounts, or pay in cash, by stopping by the Guest Services Desk onboard.
As a reminder, a 15% gratuity is automatically added to any bar, beverage, wine and deck-service receipt.