Sea Tales 2023/2024 Family Cruise Travel Planner

• MSC Cruises: MSC Poesia, MSC Divina, MSC Fantasia, MSC Preziosa, MSC Splendida • Costa Cruises: Costa Fortuna • AIDA Cruises: AIDAperla, AIDAprima, Large Ships (L) – 2,000 to 2,999 passengers Large ships offer many of the same amenities as XL ships, but on a slightly smaller scale. They don’t necessarily require a ship map to navigate entertainment and activity options and tend to have more personal touches.

Some benefits of L ships:

• A large number of cabin options in varying price ranges • Numerous dining options, ranging from very casual to formal • A popular favorite with families due to the extensive children’s amenities and programs • Also popular with older cruisers, as the pace onboard is not as frenetic • A variety of activities, including casinos, gyms, and spas (often there are even bridge instructors on longer itineraries) • Entertainment options may include firework displays, outdoor movies, and stage shows • Onboard lecturers are often more cerebral, with topics like history, politics, and geography

Exemplary L Ships:

• Royal Caribbean International: Splendour of the Seas, Enchantment of the Seas, Rhapsody of the Seas, Vision of the Seas, Grandeur of the Seas, Brilliance of the Seas, Jewel of the Seas, Radiance of the Seas, Serenade of the Seas, Majesty of the Seas • Princess Cruises: Golden Princess, Grand Princess, Star Princess, Diamond Princess, Sapphire Princess • Cunard Cruises: Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mary 2 • Holland America Line: HAL Eurodam, HAL Nieuw Amsterdam, MS Koningsdam • Disney Cruises: Disney Magic, Disney Wonder • Carnival Cruises: Carnival Elation, Carnival Paradise, Carnival Inspiration, Carnival Fascination, Carnival Imagination, Carnival Sensation, Carnival Ecstasy, Carnival Fantasy, Carnival Legend, Carnival Miracle, Carnival Pride, Carnival Triumph, Carnival Victory, Carnival Freedom, Carnival Liberty, Carnival Glory, Carnival Valor, Carnival Conquest • MSC Cruises: MSC Opera, MSC Armonia, MSC Lirica, MSC Musica, MSC Orchestra, MSC Magnifica • Costa Cruises: Costa Mediterranea, Costa Luminosa, Costa Deliziosa, Costa Serena, Costa Fascinosa, Costa Favolosa, Costa Pacifica, Costa Magica • Celebrity Cruises: Celebrity Constellation, Celebrity Edge, Celebrity Summit, Celebrity Infinity, Celebrity Millennium, Celebrity Eclipse, Celebrity Equinox, Celebrity Solstice, Celebrity Apex • Virgin Voyages: Scarlet Lady Medium Ships (M) – 951 to 1,999 passengers Medium ships generally offer a slower pace than their large counterparts, with fewer crowds, less noise, and more modest offerings when it comes to activity and entertainment options. Many cruisers prefer this size of ship for its “relaxation” vibe. Many of these ships tend to be more luxurious and offer more personal service.

Some benefits of M ships:

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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