2021 Sea Tales Family Cruise Travel Planner - Cool Places

Children and Teens (2–17 years) All of Cunard’s ships offer exciting programs for children and teenagers aged 2–17. The specially designed areas known as The Play Zone, The Zone, and The Teen Zone are complimentary and offer peace of mind, knowing that your children are well looked-after and can socialize with other young people. Activities—which run throughout the day and into the night—offer your children the very best of ship entertainment. Varying every day, the daily program is filled with a full range of engaging activities and offers something for everyone. All activities are age-appropriate, such as arts and crafts, movies, quizzes, and scavenger hunts. There is also plenty of time to simply relax and meet people of a similar age. Cunard also offers special children’s supper/tea daily, allowing parents to have formal dinner by themselves. Chapter II Thinking of Taking a Cruise While You’re Expecting? It’s a Great idea! Thinking of taking a cruise while you’re expecting? It’s a great idea! Take the opportunity to relax and enjoy this time before your life is changed by a new bundle of joy. Be aware, however, that the cruise lines do have pregnancy policies in place and most do not allow passengers who are farther along than twenty-four weeks. Below you will find a reference guide to cruise line pregnancy policies. (Please be sure to confirm these with your agent/cruise line before booking, as they are subject to change.) Contemporary Cruise Lines (Please be sure to confirm these with your agent/cruise line before booking, as they are subject to change.) Carnival Cruise Line – Pregnant women are only allowed to sail if pregnant for less than twenty-four completed weeks at time of cruise disembarkation. All pregnant women are required to produce a physician’s letter stating that mother and baby are in good health and fit to travel, and that the pregnancy is not high-risk. The letter must also include the estimated date of delivery (EDD). Costa Cruises – Bookings will not be accepted from passengers who have entered 23 weeks and 6 days of estimated fetal gestational age at any time during the cruise. All pregnant women must provide to Costa Cruises at the time of booking and at embarkation a physician’s letter stating the estimated date of delivery, the mother and baby are in good health and fit to travel and the pregnancy is not at risk. Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines – Women who will be more than twenty-four weeks pregnant at the end of the cruise are not permitted to travel. Celestyal Cruises – For their own health and safety, ladies may travel up to their 24th week of pregnancy, provided that they are holders of a written certification for travelling ability issued by their gynecologist. It is recommended that pregnant women who have not yet completed the 12th week of their pregnancy by the date of the cruise to consult their gynecologist. P & O Cruises – Pregnant guests can travel up to the 24th week of pregnancy. If you enter week 24 of pregnancy at any point during the cruise, unfortunately you won’t be able to continue travelling. Please use the questionnaire to advise the cruise line that you are expecting a baby. You’ll be required to send confirmation of your expected due date (EDD), certified by your doctor or midwife, confirming you are fit to travel. This must include the EDD calculated from both Last Menstrual Period (LMP) and an ultrasound, if you’ve had one already. Please send your letter to medical@carnivalukgroup.com

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2021 Sea Tales Family Cruise Travel Planner

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