New family dining on the new-look Caribbean Princess

Caribbean Princess

Caribbean Princess is due in the UK this Spring with six new casual dining options.

More details have emerged as to what’s going on during the current refit for Caribbean Princess.

Last week I wrote about the plethora of upgrades to the youth and family facilities. It’s long been said that “a family who eats together, stays together” – so let’s talk food.

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Exploring with Columbus

CMV Columbus Exterior

Columbus is set to arrive in June 2017 and will offer two family cruises this year.

Cruise & Maritime Voyages’ (CMV) newest ship has started her long journey to her new home.  Today Pacific Pearl left Sydney for the last time on a farewell 16 night cruise to Singapore via Queensland and Indonesia.  Her arrival in the UK signals something different for the British cruising family.

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Family upgrades for Caribbean Princess

Caribbean Princess Refit

Caribbean Princess is due back in UK waters – refreshed inside and out.

Despite what the name might suggest, Caribbean Princess is no stranger to British waters and she’s back in Southampton in 2017.

Princess Cruises have recently announced a refit which is scheduled to take place before the 112,000 tonne ship arrives here.  Starting next week in the Bahamas, the two week refit comes packed with changes that will benefit families

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We all rolled over… and no one fell out!

Cabin with upper berths

Sometimes using upper berths can be a worry for parents. (Pic: P&O Cruises)

Family cabins are great when you’re travelling with children.  They mean that you can economically fit your whole tribe in one room and clever uses of space make this not only possible, but easy.  However, with young kids – it’s not always plain sailing to use bunk beds.

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