Family Cruises

Cruising offers excellent value for money for families.  If you consider that all your accommodation, meals and entertainment are all included in the price, it can actually be cheaper than taking a land based holiday with the added bonus of visiting different countries along the way.  There is something to please everyone; children are kept happy with never-ending activities and parents have the option to just relax if they so choose.

Cruise lines that cater best for families are Carnival Cruise Lines, Costa Cruises, Disney Cruise Line, MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, P&O Cruises and Royal Caribbean International.  However, most cruise lines feature an element of family cruising.  Some cruises have limited activities with limited staff dedicated to children but others have a team of staff dedicated only to the little ones.

Careful planning goes into new ship design to ensure that both adults and children have the opportunity to have the best cruise experience possible either together as a family or separately, where both the older and younger members can meet and make new friends.

Supervising your children need not be a problem as most ships provide kids clubs.  These clubs are often split according to age, so activities and supervision can be catered for accordingly.  Parents can even take advantage of late night childcare to enable them to have a romantic meal or to hit one of the nightclubs.

There are plenty of activities onboard such as arts and crafts, video games, language classes, cookery courses, pizza parties, treasure hunts, face painting, karaoke contests, games, sports tournaments and evening parties.  There are also special kids menus, dedicated shore excursions, water parks and slides.  Some cruise lines allocate specific lounges and other spaces as children-only zones and some have exclusive decks for kids.

For the more adventurous members in your family, you can also try zip lining, rock climbing, circus school, ice-skating, rollerblading and surf and sky diving simulators.  Some cruise lines also have partnerships with well-known brands and incorporate this into their general entertainment as well as for children.  For instance, Royal Caribbean has a partnership with Dreamworks, Carnival with Dr Seuss, Costa with Pepper Pig, MSC Cruises with The LEGO Group and the Disney Line have all Disney characters.

A cruise is the ultimate playground at sea.  Whether you are young or young at heart, there is something for everyone. 

Magic of Italy
25 May 2019

Inside: £2,199pp
Outside: £2,349pp
Balcony: £2,899pp


PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Return flights from London to Barcelona
  • 7 night full board cruise onboard Disney Magic 
  • Disney Character Meet & Greets
  • Entertainment including West End-calibre Disney musicals
  • Disney Character Meet & Greets 
  • $50 per booking onboard spend

ITINERARY:

Barcelona, Naples, Rome, Livorno, Villefranche, Barcelona

Terms and conditions apply. Prices are per person and are based on two people sharing. Subject to availability and changes. Offer ends 19 September 2018.

Frozen Magic in the Fjords with Disney
25 August 2019

Inside: £1,799pp
Outside: £2,149pp
Balcony: £2,699pp


PRICE INCLUDES:

  • No fly cruise from Dover
  • School Holiday Cruise
  • Disney Frozen Themed Cruise
  • 7 night full board cruise onboard Disney Magic visiting the Norwegian Fjords
  • Disney Character Meet & Greets
  • Entertainment including West End-calibre Disney musicals

ITINERARY:

Dover, Alesund, Geiranger, Olden, Stavanger, Dover

Terms and conditions apply. Prices are per person and are based on two people sharing. Subject to availability and changes. Relevant taxes and fees are included. Unless stated transfers are excluded. 

Easter in Orlando with Disney Cruise Line
18 April 2019

Inside: £1,999pp
Outside: £1,999pp
Balcony: £2,099pp


PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Return London flights to Orlando
  • 4 night 4* Pre cruise Orlando Stay
  • 4 night full board cruise onboard Disney Dream
  • Free Upgrade to Ocean View
  • Disney Character Meet & Greets
  • Entertainment including West End-calibre Disney musicals
  • IN SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

ITINERARY:

Port Canaveral, Nassau, Castaway Cay, Port Canaveral

Terms and conditions apply. Prices are per person and are based on two people sharing. Subject to availability and changes.  Offer ends 30 August 2018.

All Inclusive Mediterranean with Norwegian
2 August 2019

Inside: £1,599pp
Balcony: £1,899pp


PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Return London flights to Barcelona
  • 2 night pre -cruise stay at 4* H10 Marina, Barcelona Hotel
  • 7 night Premium All Inclusive cruise onboard Norwegian Epic
  • IN SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
  • Family Cabins available

ITINERARY:

Barcelona, Naples, Civitavecchia (Rome), Livorno (Florence), Cannes, Palma, Barcelona

Terms and conditions apply. Prices are per person and are based on two people sharing. Subject to availability and changes.  Offer ends 27 August 2019.

Venice and the Greek Isles
25 October 2019

Oceanview: £1,299pp


PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Return flights from London to Venice
  • 2 night pre-cruise stay in Venice
  • 7 night Premium All Inclusive cruise onboard the Norwegian Star
  • IN SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
  • Children cruise from £799

ITINERARY:

Venice, Kotor, Corfu, Argostoli, Santorini, Dubrovnik, Venice

Prices are subject to availability and based on 2 people sharing.  Regional departures are also available.  Offer ends 9 august 2018.

Fairy Tale of New York and a Caribbean Christmas
18 December 2018

Inside: £2,299pp
Outside: £2,419pp
Balcony: £2,999pp


PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Flights from London to New York
  • 4 Night Pre - Cruise Stay In New York
  • 11 Night Full Board Cruise Onboard Norwegian Gem
  • Includes Statue of Liberty Cruise & Holiday Lights, Movie Sights Tour
  • Free Christmas hamper

ITINERARY:

New York City, San Juan, St Kitts & nevis, St Lucua, Barbados, Antigua, St Thomas, New York City

Terms and conditions apply. *Bookings made by Prices are per person and are based on two people sharing. Subject to availability and changes. Offer ends 9 August 2018.

14 nights Florida Fun & Theme Parks with Royal Caribbean
9 December 2018

Oceanview: £1,579pp
Balcony: £1,739pp
Loft suite: £3,659pp


PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Return flights from London
  • 7 nights at 4* Westgate Lakes Hotel, International Drive, Orlando
  • 7 night cruise on board Oasis of the Seas

ITINERARY:

Orlando (Port Canaveral), USA - Labadee, Haiti - Falmouth, Jamaica - Cozumel, Mexico - Orlando (Port Canaveral), USA

Adriatic cruise
27 July 2019

Oceanview: £1,589pp


PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Flights from Gatwick to Venice
  • 7 nights cruise onbard the Celebrity Infinity
  • IN SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
  • Free classic drinks package for the first 2 adults
  • Free wifi

ITINERARY:

Venice, Koper, Split, Kotor, Corfu, Naples, Rome (Civitavecchia), Venice

Guide prices are correct at 18/07/18.  Prices are ‘from’ per person based on 2 adults sharing the lowest grade stateroom for the category specified. All offers are subject to availability.

Disney Fantasy Castaway Cay
14 Nights Ultimate Disney Cruise
8 September 2018

Balcony: £2,399pp


PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Return flights from London to Orlando
  • 7 nights at 3* Disney’s All Star Movies Resort, Orlando
  • 14 day Ultimate Disney Park tickets
  • 7 night cruise on board Disney Fantasy
  • Free upgrade from oceanview statement to balcony

ITINERARY:

 Port Canaveral, Tortola (British Virgin Islands), St Thomas (US Virgin Islands), Disney Castaway Cay, Port Canaveral, USA

Prices are subject to availability and based on 2 people sharing.  Regional departures are also available.

Croatia, Italy and Spain
25 August 2019

Oceanview: £1,949pp


PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Flights from Gatwick to Venice 
  • 9 nights cruise onbard the Celebrity Constellation
  • IN SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
  • Free classic drinks package for the first 2 adults
  • Free wifi

ITINERARY:

Venice, Zadar, Dubrovnik, Catania, Valletta, Palma De Mallorca, Valencia, Barcelona, Venice

Guide prices are correct at 18/07/18.  Prices are ‘from’ per person based on 2 adults sharing the lowest grade stateroom for the category specified. All offers are subject to availability.

Carnival Breeze
Half Term Disney and the Caribbean
23 October 2018

£1,399pp


PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Return flights from London to Orlando
  • 4 nights in Orlando 
  • Disney World tickets 
  • 7 night cruise on board Carnival Breeze

ITINERARY:

 Port Canaveral, Amber Cove, St Thomas, San Juan, Grand Turk, Port Canaveral, USA

Prices are subject to availability and based on 2 people sharing.  Regional departures are also available.

Best of the Med
31 August 2018

£1,599pp


PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Return flights from London to Barcelona
  • 2 nights in Barcelona
  • 7 nights on bard the Norwegian Epic
  • All inclusive cruise

ITINERARY:

Barcelona, Naples/Pompeii, Livorno, Cannes, Palma Majorca, Barcelona

Prices are subject to availability and based on 2 people sharing.  Regional departures are alsio available.

Schools Out! Mediterranean Cruise
11 August 2019

£1,499pp


PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Return flights from London to Barcelona
  • 7 nights on bard the Oasis of the Seas

ITINERARY:

Barcelona, Palma, Marseille, Florence, Rome, Naples, Barcelona

Prices are subject to availability and based on 2 people sharing.  Regional departures are alsio available.

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