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Saturday, March 26, 2016

The Hottest Digs at Sea – Contemporary Category: Family Travel Goes Next-Level

For Immediate Release

The Best in Upscale Contemporary Cruise Line Family Suites
DETROIT (March 24, 2016) –Is a family cruise in your future? Cruises make for an excellent family vacation, but it's important to plan carefully if you want to find the cruise that’s right for everyone. One important thing to consider are the staterooms to book for your family, as you’ll all be traveling together for an extended amount of time.

The experts at CruiseCompete have done the research for you, giving insight into some of the best family cabins available on the various lines. Bear in mind, this is just a sampling of what the lines have to offer; there are many cabins, on many lines, that might be well suited to your family’s particular needs.
Here’s a look at some of CruiseCompete’s favorite cabins for families on today’s Upscale Contemporary cruise lines: Royal Caribbean International, Norwegian Cruise Line, MSC Cruises and Viking Ocean Cruises

Royal Caribbean International – Royal Suite Star Class/Royal Loft Suite
The Royal Suite Star Class, a series of family-friendly suites, is an excellent family option that offers an all-inclusive experience and is available on Royal Caribbean's Oasis and Quantum class ships.
The Ultimate Beverage Package, specialty restaurants, a complimentary minibar, complimentary internet, access to the spa’s thermal room, daily gratuities, and in-suite movies are all included. Plus, enjoy your personal Royal Genie, a 24-hour service to attend to your every need. 
The Royal Loft Suite features a baby grand piano, indoor and outdoor.
Pricing for the Royal Loft Suite for 7-night Eastern Caribbean Cruise departing April 15, 2018. is $1,991.57 per person per night, not including port taxes and fees. 
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Norwegian Cruise Lines – 3 Bedroom Garden Villa
Norwegian Cruise Lines offers a number of impressive family options in various suites across their fleet.  One especially well appointed suite is the 3 Bedroom Garden Villa, which covers an expansive 6,694 square feet and features a private terrace. Amenities for these deluxe accommodations include butler service, champagne, a custom selection of liquor, fruit, bottled water and sodas. Plus complimentary limousine service from pier to airport.
Pricing for the 3 Bedroom Garden Villa, on 7- Day Bahamas and Florida from New York departing August 26, 2017 is $1,353 per person per night, not including port taxes and fees. 
Click here to learn more about Norwegian Cruise Lines.
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MSC Cruises – Royal Suite 
One family option offered aboard the MSC Divina is the Royal Suite (the Sophia Loren suite), This suite measures 560 square feet and includes 24-hour butler service, unlimited drinks in MSC Yacht Club areas or from your minibar, and exclusive access to One Sun Deck and Top Sail Lounge. 
Other family friendly options to consider when sailing with MSC are the Executive & Family suites,  found in the MSC Yacht Club, aboard the 4,345-passenger sister ships Divina or Preziosa, or the 4,363-passenger sister ships Fantasia or Splendida .

The Executive & Family Suites (measuring 425 to 547 square feet, without a balcony) each feature a sleeping area (with a double bed that can be converted into two singles) and a partitioned-off living room area with a pullout sofa for two. They accommodate up to four guests and tout extras like a spacious wardrobe and bathtub-equipped bathroom.
And here’s a helpful tip: On the Divina or Preziosa, you can book two adjacent Executive & Family Suites together (ask for staterooms 12002 and 12004), for a super-suite configuration that sleeps up to 8.
Pricing for the Royal Suite on the MSC Divina for a 7- Night Caribbean and Antilles Cruise, departing April 29, 2017 is $516.21 per person per night, not including port taxes and fees. 
Click here to learn more about MSC Cruises.
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Viking Ocean Cruises- The Owner’s Suite
Viking Ocean Cruises offers a lavish family option with the Owner's Suite, which encompasses 1,448 square feet, including the balcony. The suite was personally designed by Viking's Chairman Torstein Hagen, and is filled with luxurious touches throughout.

Amenities include a mini bar with alcoholic beverages, soft drinks and snacks replenished daily, a welcome bottle of Champagne, free dry cleaning and laundry service, and  priority bookings for shore excursions, The Chef's Table, and Spa treatments.
The Owner's Suites pricing currently starts at $2,116.55 per person, double occupancy, per night for a 10 day Empires of the Mediterranean cruise, not including taxes and fees. 
Click here to learn more about Viking Ocean Cruises.
To get a quote for Viking Ocean Cruises, click here.
All prices quoted are subject to change.
To view what is typically included on these lines, check out our all-inclusive guide here: http://allthingscruise.com/all-inclusive/
CruiseCompete member-agents are the most well-educated, forward-thinking and trusted cruise specialists in the industry. If you’d like more information or assistance planning your next family vacation, please visit us at http://www.cruisecompete.com/, or http://www.cruisecompete.com/group_cruises/.
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1 comment:

  1. At Royal Caribbean EVERYONE is important. Whether you are eight or eighty there are activities for all age groups. Royal Caribbean's motto is "EVERYONE HAS FUN"