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Learn everything you need to know about cruising with kids, from babysitting to kids' menus and activities.
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From kids clubs to family-friendly cabins, these cruise ships are tops for family cruises.
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Avoid tantrums shore when you follow our best tips for planning activities ashore with your family.
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My whole family booked a cruise almost at last minute taking advantage of a very long mid term school vacation for the kids with some public holidays for the adults. We agreed to make it a surprise for the kids, so all they knew was they were ... Read more
Forget about it phillyshrink
To like the Breakaway you've got to love crowds. I have been on over 30 cruises and I have never been on a ship that has felt as crowded. What is worse, there is no where to go to get away from everybody except your cabin. Unlike even Carnival ... Read more
We were on the Norwegian Dawn for 7 days. This is a smaller cruise ship so be prepared for the constant rocking and swaying if you get motion sickness easily. I wore the patch and was good to go. The ship is pretty nice. Everyone is very ... Read more
Just returned from a week on the Star. Having read previous reviews prior to our vacation, I was not expecting much but I was more than pleasantly surprised. Anyone choosing to cruise instead of a single resort style destination vacation knows the ... Read more
The Good: new, clean ship with friendly, gracious staff. Very talented, gifted performers in both the shows, and string quartet. Plenty of storage/hangers in mini suite, along with full size bath tub, hot water/ good pressure. Traditional dining ok, ... Read more
This was a bonding cruise for the females in my family. My mom, three sisters and I (all four of us in our 50's) live in different parts of the country and don't get to spend much time together, so we opted to spend a week on this cruise, sans ... Read more
My last Dream! groovybear06
I have traveled alot and I have never written a review however I felt I should for this trip. First, the interior rooms were tiny. A queen bed with 2 fold down bunks from the ceiling with uncomfortable mattresses. I hit my head on the bunk so many ... Read more
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