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We'll help you pick the best family cruise, from choosing a cabin to booking kid-friendly tours in port. Whether you're traveling with babies or teens, a family of four or a multigenerational group, we provide expert tips on keeping everyone happy and eliminating hassles on the ship and ashore.

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07/15
We read some less than shining reviews about Oriana and her crew so we wanted to set the record straight from our point of view! It's just our opinion but I hope it helps someone make a more balanced decision. We had a brilliant four days away ... Read more
Maybe I was just spoiled on the Legend and Valor but I did not enjoy my time on the Conquest nearly as much. The lines were long for everything. We waited up to 30 minutes to get our table at dinner. The crew acted like they hated their jobs. Many ... Read more
This was our first cruise. We were a family group of 5 comprising my husband, 2 teenage daughters and my mum who is 70. This cruise was fantastic. I cannot rate it highly enough. We chose 2 x side by side balcony suites on the Fantastica package. We ... Read more
Let me put this out there, I am a 22 year old female from NYC, therefore cruising is very convenient for myself. I have been on 7 cruises (including the Breakaway). I have sailed on the NCL Dawn and Gem, Carnival Splendor, Miracle and Glory and ... Read more
Great cruise, joehick
07/15
Fantastic trip. Ship was great, clean, with service that was the best. Everyone in the right mood to do nothing but have a good time. Pool was a little small, and crazy,but there were getaways to have alone time if you wanted it. Entertainment was ... Read more
I tossed and turned in my sleep weeks leading up to the cruise. Seeing all the bad reviews really had us second guessing our decision. Thankfully those bad reviews simply turned out to be unfounded. We cruised with our daughters 10 & ... Read more
Let me preface this review by saying this was the first vacation we had taken. In about 20 years. As a single mom of 3, I couldn't afford vacations while the kids were growing up. I decided I would save until we could afford one - and that chance ... Read more
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