What’s Christmas on a Cruise Ship Really Like?

Is it worth breaking with tradition to create new festive experiences and family memories?


MSC Splendida at Christmas time

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 …

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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.


1. Do consider your itinerary very carefully, especially if you have younger children. While you may wish …

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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.


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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 Canaria

World-famous for its …

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