Sea Tales 2023/2024 Family Cruise Travel Planner

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T op 10 F amily -F riendly C ruise L ines CruiseCompete believes that every family can have a world-class cruise experience, whatever the size of their family and whatever their interests, budget, and needs. We have researched thousands of reviews from travelers on every ship and cruise line. These reviews gave us deep insight into every cruise line, ship, and destination in this book. After tabulating all the reviews, we discovered which family-friendly cruise lines really stood out. This chapter looks in detail at the top ten—the best of the best. Royal Caribbean International – Upscale Contemporary Disney Cruise Line – Premium Norwegian Cruise Line – Upscale Contemporary Princess Cruises – Premium MSC Cruises – Upscale Contemporary Carnival Cruises – Contemporary Celebrity Cruises – Premium Holland America Line – Premium Crystal Cruises – Ultra-Luxury A&K Travel acquired Crystal Cruises brand and ships Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony; more information soon. Cunard Line – Ultra-Premium

#1: Royal Caribbean International Minimum Age: Six months (twelve months for transatlantic, transpacific, Hawaiian, select South American, and other selected cruises.) Children’s Programs: Extensive Babysitting: Yes Tickets: O verview

Royal Caribbean ships are resort cities at sea, offering the most varied and best-quality entertainment for the entire family of any cruise line around. Whether you’re looking for an adrenaline rush or uninterrupted tranquility, these ships have it all. Try rock climbing, ice skating, or surfing 200 feet above the waves. Melt away land-based stress with a massage, build a scrapbook, or simply relax poolside. Royal Caribbean offers the ultimate in dining experience ambience, and variety, from casual to sophisticated, cupcakes to canapés. World-class entertainment is available around the clock, from Broadway musicals, to ice skating spectaculars, to casinos and live comedy, as well as music, bars, clubs, and more. Children will never be bored thanks to the complimentary Adventure Ocean® Youth Program. The programs are packed with totally awesome stuff for babies, teens, and kids in between: everything from pajama nights and science experiments to scavenger hunts and theme parties.

Royal Caribbean International cruises are best for families both with and without children, active couples, and singles of all ages who love the fun of large ships and diverse onboard activities. Even if you never left the ship, you would feel you had an amazing vacation.

Policies subject to change without notice, always check with your travel agent regarding pregnancy policies and children age policies prior to booking your cruise.

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