Mother and Daughter on Holiday

5 Tips for Choosing a Great Family Cruise

Cruise holidays can be great for families and are surprisingly cost-effective if you factor in everything on offer. Newer ships mean even greater family enjoyment and safety as they offer wrist bands or apps, which allow you to track your kids, wherever they are on the ship. In this blog we look at five top tips on how to ensure your whole family will enjoy the cruise you choose.   Size matters If you’ve ever shared a room with your whole family for a night, you will know that a few extra feet can make a big difference. After considering your budget, look at the different family friendly cabins and […]

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What’s Christmas on a Cruise Ship Really Like?

Is it worth breaking with tradition to create new festive experiences and family memories?   We’re afraid we can’t answer that for you, but what we can do is tell you as much as possible about Christmas cruises so that you can make an easy and informed decision about the best Christmas experience for you and your family. The benefits of Christmas Cruises The main benefit of a Christmas cruise is to give everyone a break. As a nation we’ve become so worried about creating the “perfect” Christmas, that often this time of year has become the most stressful when it should be the most enjoyable. Everything is taken care of, […]

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Family cruise tips

Guest Post: 10 Do’s and Don’t for a Family Cruise Holiday

Going on a family cruise holiday doesn’t need to be complicated. Take a look at these 10 do’s and don’t for a stress-free family escape.   Booking a cruise holiday as your next family getaway makes a lot of sense. A cruise holiday offers so much flexibility with plenty for everyone to see and do, regardless of age. Besides the exciting destinations that you will visit cruise holidays can be great value for money. David Fiske, a family cruise blogger, shares his top tips on things to do and things to avoid when planning your ideal family getaway. Do: 1. Do consider your itinerary very carefully, especially if you have younger children. While you may […]

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Kids Cruise Club: Downloadable iSpy Game

Keep the kids busy with our downloadable cruise edition game of iSpy!               With so much to see and do onboard cruise ships, you won’t want to miss a thing! Our iSpy Game is designed to help you and your family explore the ship whilst on your holiday (and have fun whilst doing so!). So print as many copies as you need, grab a pen and get set to explore! All you need to do is sign up for our Family Cruise newsletter below and we’ll email you the link to download the game.   Subscribe to our mailing list * indicates required Email […]

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Orlando cityscape at Dusk

9 Cruise Holiday Destinations for Young Families

Discover cruise holiday destinations that the whole family will love…   Be honest – when you think of travelling via cruise, what do you immediately imagine? A romantic meal for two? Relaxing on deck with a cocktail in hand? Lots of exciting youth clubs and educational activities for children? The last thought might not immediately spring to mind, but there’s plenty of reasons why cruises can be the perfect opportunity for young families to experience something new together. With lots of on-board activities, and plenty of wonderful international destinations, there are hundreds of reasons to pack your bags and embark on a cruise. And here are our top 9 locations for Summer 2015. Gran […]

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Royal Caribbean Family Cruise

Are Cruises Family Friendly?

Spend some quality time with the family on a cruise holiday. Luxurious, relaxing and the perfect way to see a whole multitude of different countries on one vacation. Its no surprise that over the last decade a cruise has become one of the most popular ways to spend a holiday.However, is a cruise the domain of older, retired people? Not at all! The majority of cruise companies now are family friendly and booking a cruise holiday is a brilliant way for the whole family to have a fun trip. When picking your cruise company keep in mind that its normally the bigger cruise liners in that fleet that are dedicated […]

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