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Family Cruise Vacation Deals

Budget-friendly offers from kid-friendly cruise lines

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Take a boatload of fun activities, add super kids' clubs, wonderful excursions, and fairly-inclusive pricing, and it's no wonder that cruise vacations have become so popular with families. Whether your family is made up of first-time cruisers or veteran seadogs, your next family cruise vacation will be even sweeter if you snag a great deal. Here is a selection of current deals available from kid-friendly cruise lines in 2014. This page will be updated regularly, so come back often.
 

Norwegian Cruise Line: Kids Sail Free to Alaska
Kids sail free on select sailings to Alaska, with complimentary third to eight berths. Also, receive up to $200 in onboard credit and free stateroom upgrades.
Travel: Select sailings Aug. 2014-May 2015
Book by: July 25, 2014

Norwegian Cruise Line: Last-Minute Deals
Cruise fares from $169 per person on three- and four-day Bahamas cruises.
Travel: Select sailings Aug. 2014-Dec. 2014
Book by: Based on availability.
 

Royal Caribbean International: Summer Wow
Save 10 percent and get up to $200 in onboard credit when you book Caribbean, Bahamas, Europe or Transatlantic cruises. 
Travel window: Select sailings Sept. 1-Dec. 14, 2014
Book by: July 31, 2014
 

MSC Cruises: Hot Rates on Hot Dates
Snag 7-night cruises starting at $299 per person. 
Travel window: Select dates from late August to mid-December 2014
Book by: While available

MSC Cruises: Kids Sail Free
Up to two kids ages 11 and under sail free in the same cabin as two full-fare paying adults.
Travel window: Open
Book by: Always available


Holland America Line: Sun-Soaked Suite Savings
Receive a 15-percent discount when you book a suite on select shore excursionson select Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii and Panama Canal cruises.
Travel window: Select sailings before Sept. 15, 2014
Book by: July 25, 2014. 
 

Carnival Cruise Lines: Special Offers
Check for special offers available at this time.
Travel window: NA
Book by:  NA
 

Disney Cruise Line: Special Offers
Check for special offers available at this time.
Travel window: NA
Book by:  NA

 

Another good deal-finding resource is Cruise Critic's Price Drop tool, which shows you cruises that have been discounted in the past seven days.
 

Last update: July 23, 2014

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