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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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We just returned from four night cruise to the Bahamas. It was our third Disney Cruise and it was outstanding. We embarked on my husbands birthday day and I had preordered a stateroom decoration kit for the room. It was all in place and he was ... Read more
This ship launched in 2014. You would think that some thought would have gone into creating a modern indoor space free of an overwhelming cloud of smoke ( not the case on the Getaway). Most of the restaurants and non pool related entertainment ... Read more
Family of four: 2 adults mid fifties, 23 year old daughter and 18 year old son recently a high school graduate. This was the fourth cruise (second on Royal Caribbean) for my husband and myself, 3rd cruise and the first on Royal Caribbean for our two ... Read more
Like others, read some of the reviews and debated booking it, but it was the dates and itinery we wanted and so we booked it and for the most part did enjoyed it. Cabin was good (outside) and luckily was mid/forward as this was good for us. ... Read more
As a loyal RCI cruiser it is with a heavy heart I have to leave such a review. I have made this Nassau / Cocoa Cay trip about 10 times with this cruise line and have watched what was exceptional cruising & customer service (Monarch of the seas) ... Read more
Awesome Cruise! momoftrk3
We just returned from our 5th cruise with Carnival (3rd on the Elation). It was by far the best one we have ever done. Our kids (22,21,20,16,15) had a blast. We loved our wait staff in the main dining room. They went above and beyond. Once they ... Read more
Don't do it! britbrit
There are so many hidden fees. The process of boarding and unboarding is unorganized. To make it worse, the system went down while we were boarding. This was my first "cruise". It was okay, but I wish I would've booked a real cruise. The ... Read more
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