106 episodes

The DCL Dude Podcast is a show dedicated to all things Disney Cruise Line! We will talk recent DCL news, share travel tips, interview guests, go over the best and worst (ok, mostly best) that DCL has to offer, share trip reports, and hopefully interact with you, the listener!

Follow us on Twitter (@theDCLdude) or like us on Facebook (facebook.com/dcldudepodcast)!

The DCL Dude Podcast Wes Dauer

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 162 Ratings

The DCL Dude Podcast is a show dedicated to all things Disney Cruise Line! We will talk recent DCL news, share travel tips, interview guests, go over the best and worst (ok, mostly best) that DCL has to offer, share trip reports, and hopefully interact with you, the listener!

Follow us on Twitter (@theDCLdude) or like us on Facebook (facebook.com/dcldudepodcast)!

    Bonus Episode: Panel Discussion on Newly-Released Fall 2022 Itineraries

    Bonus Episode: Panel Discussion on Newly-Released Fall 2022 Itineraries

    In this bonus episode, Ryan A., Chris S., and Joe K. join me to discuss the newly-released Fall 2022 itineraries. We have some good laughs while going through the schedules of each of the five ships. Hope you enjoy!
    Bookings begin Monday, June 21 and if you are looking for a travel agent, please consider letting us help you! Send us an email at wes@mickeyworldtravel.com for a FREE, no obligation quote!
    And don't forget to connect with the show on Twitter @theDCLdude, or on Facebook at facebook.com/dcldudepodcast. If you have any ideas for future episodes, we'd love to hear them!

    • 41 min
    How well do you know the Disney Wonder?

    How well do you know the Disney Wonder?

    We've done it for 3 out of the 4 ships in the fleet, so it was time we finally paid respects to the Disney Wonder. In this episode, we test your knowledge of the second ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet. Send me a message and tell me how you did!
     
    Don't forget to connect with the show on Twitter @theDCLdude, or on Facebook at facebook.com/dcldudepodcast. If you have any ideas for future episodes, we'd love to hear them!
    Finally, if you're thinking about booking a Disney Cruise, we would love to help you out! Send us an email at wes@mickeyworldtravel.com for a FREE quote!

    • 25 min
    Life as a Full-Time Castaway

    Life as a Full-Time Castaway

    I'm so excited to be joined this week by another former Disney Cruise Cast Member who was fortunate to work full-time on Castaway Cay! It was so fun talking to Conner this past week about his experiences and I hope you all enjoy the conversation we had.
    Don't forget to connect with the show on Twitter @theDCLdude, or on Facebook at facebook.com/dcldudepodcast. If you have any ideas for future episodes, we'd love to hear them!
    Finally, if you're thinking about booking a Disney Cruise, we would love to help you out! Send us an email at wes@mickeyworldtravel.com for a FREE quote!

    • 49 min
    Fun DCL Encounters Discussion with Ed

    Fun DCL Encounters Discussion with Ed

    Listener Ed joins me in this week's episode to talk about some very interesting interactions he's had with some Disney Cruise personnel. We also talk about some of his reactions to the Disney Wish announcement and finish the show with some recommendations for Port Adventures in Hawaii! Hope you enjoy.
    Don't forget to connect with the show on Twitter @theDCLdude, or on Facebook at facebook.com/dcldudepodcast. If you have any ideas for future episodes, we'd love to hear them!
    Finally, if you're thinking about booking a Disney Cruise, we would love to help you out! Send us an email at wes@mickeyworldtravel.com for a FREE quote!

    • 47 min
    Bonus Episode: Reaction to the Disney Wish Reveal Event

    Bonus Episode: Reaction to the Disney Wish Reveal Event

    Today was the big day! We learned a lot about the Disney Wish - so many amazing details. In this episode, I invited a few friends onto the show to discuss all the announcements. Thanks to Emily, Chris, Lisa, Rian, and Josh for taking the time!
    If you missed the broadcast, you can find a replay of the video here: https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2021/04/disney-cruise-line-presents-once-upon-a-disney-wish/
    Don't forget to connect with the show on Twitter @theDCLdude, or on Facebook at facebook.com/dcldudepodcast. If you have any ideas for future episodes, we'd love to hear them!
    Finally, if you're thinking about booking a Disney Cruise, we would love to help you out! Send us an email at wes@mickeyworldtravel.com for a FREE quote!

    • 56 min
    Conversation with Lisa (ig: @SeaYaRealSoon)

    Conversation with Lisa (ig: @SeaYaRealSoon)

    Lisa is the owner of Instagram account @SeaYaRealSoon. We have a lot of fun in this week's episode talking Disney Cruise Line and our expectations for the Disney Wish. If you're not following Lisa's account on Instagram, what are you waiting for?? It's a great account to help you keep up your DCL spirits while we wait for cruising to return.
    Looking forward to an exciting week ahead! Hope you enjoy this week's episode!
    Don't forget to connect with the show on Twitter @theDCLdude, or on Facebook at facebook.com/dcldudepodcast. If you have any ideas for future episodes, we'd love to hear them!
    Finally, if you're thinking about booking a Disney Cruise, we would love to help you out! Send us an email at wes@mickeyworldtravel.com for a FREE quote!

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
162 Ratings

162 Ratings

Ll8247 ,

One of my faves!

One of my favorite DCL podcasts! I always look forward to the next episode. Wes is a fellow DCL addict & has a lot of useful information!

amynick80 ,

Love this podcast!

We listen to a lot of Disney Podcasts, but when it comes to cruising, DCL Dude is our favorite! Wes and Alyssa have a lot of knowledge, keep us up to date, and are a ton of fun to listen to!

Tiger fan 526 ,

Love this podcast!

This has been one of my favorite podcasts learning about Disney cruises & planning for our next DCL cruise.

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