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1. Our Books

The 2021 Sea Tales Family Cruise Travel Planner - Your gift from CruiseCompete, with our compliments.
On Amazon, see our 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019 Sea Tales Family Cruise Travel Planners

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2. Families Expecting and With Babies & Small Children 

Thinking of taking a cruise while you're expecting? It's a great idea! Cruise Line Pregnancy Policies to Know Before You Book

Baby-Friendly Cruising - Take a Nanny or Use Onboard Babysitters or Kids' Programs? 

Wonder How You'll All Make it for 7 Days Together? Here are Some Great Ideas - Add Your Own 10 Things To Do With Your Children On a Cruise 

Children's Restaurants at Sea and the Cruise Lines That Created the Magical Themes - Top 4 Cruise Lines for Children's Dining Option 

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4. Land & Tour Excursions - Up to 75% Off, Compliments of CruiseCompete

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5. Families with Tweens & Teens

Tips for Parents Cruising with Teens and Tweens -- Will your tweens and teenagers have fun?

Private Islands Make Fabulous Memories for Families

6. Actual Cruise Diaries from the Journalists at All Things Cruise Princess Cruises Celebrity Cruises Holland America Line Azamara Club Cruises Oceania Cruises 7. Family Reunions

Family Reunions With A Splash - Is a Cruise Right for your Family?

Cruises are a Great to Travel for Families Celebrating Holidays, Graduations or other milestones or just make it a Family Reunion.

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