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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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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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Although I liked the ship and the crew, I found that there was not enough to keep me busy in terms of trivia, karaoke, etc on sea days. What activities there were happened for the most part very late at night when I was ready for bed. Jen is a great ... Read more
Our 9th cruise (4 NCL, 2 Carnival, 1 Celebrity, 1 Holland prior to this one). Arrival and embarkation were no problem, very fast. We prepaid parking since we were local to save the 5 bucks. Disembarkation was well organized and pretty quick as ... Read more
As a new cruiser, I have only small river barges as comparison, but I loved this trip on the Navigator! The crew, every one I encountered, were wonderful, professional and friendly. Dias, our Steward, couldn't have been kinder or more helpful. He ... Read more
Guess I learned my lesson. Spring break is very busy. Hard to find a deck chair, waiting in lines, and long lines to get on and off the ship. But overall the service was great, food was plentiful and yummy, entertainment was great when we could get ... Read more
03/15
We chose this cruise for a short (4 day) getaway. We used "Parktologist" parking lot @ $8/day. Dropped off car and was taken to the cruise ship terminal promptly. We arrived at the terminal about 11:30, the lines to check in were short ... Read more
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03/15
Booked two balcony cabins, -- one for my Wife & I, another for our Daughter & two late teenage Grandkids. Overall, the cruise was a good value, --- for the price we paid. The food, and service, in the main restaurants was very good, --and, ... Read more
03/15
My wife, our son (13) and his buddy (13) had Haven Owners Suites - #17032 & #17035. Upon entry into the special boarding area, we were greeted with an NCL representative who was new to this ship. It felt a bit disorganized. The waiting ... Read more
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