Cruises Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Family cruise for 5 on a budget and special diet

Jump to last reply

So more than anything my husband and I would like to take our family on a cruise to Caribbean/Bahamas for a vacation. Kids are 9, 7 and 6. We have never cruised before. We live in Alberta, Canada and can fly out of Edmonton or Calgary.

We have a vegan diet (no meat, dairy or eggs...or any animal products). Thus limiting our cruise lines to choose from. I know I cant use Carnival or Royal Caribbean as they said they do not know how to accommodate this, but, Norwegian, Disney and Celebrity can, and I havnt yet checked with MSC.

Its also hard to get 5 ppl in a stateroom, maybe connecting rooms? but will that cost more?

I really need to find a deal because flights alone are almost the same cost as the cruise.

I'm wondering if MSC would be a good route as kids are free?

I can go anytime in November/December 2013.

Can anyone provide me any advice, I find the cruises are costing 4-5,000 with at least 3,000 for air that's 7-8,000 already not including everything else like gratuities, excursions etc.

Thanks so much for any help!

7 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all Cruises activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report Halong Bay Cruise Review: Violet from Heritage Lines
  2. 2 Croatia Dalmatian Coast
  3. 3 Finding bargain cruises out of NYC
  4. 4 Vantage River Cruises vs. Viking River Cruises
  5. 5 Partial Transit vs Full Transit on Panama Canal Cruise
  6. 6 Antarctica cruise - your tips
  7. 7 Venice cruise terminal to San Marco ?
  8. 8 Killing time in Fort Lauderdale before our cruise
  9. 9 Trip Report Alaska Shore excursion on the cheap
  10. 10 transfers in Venice
  11. 11 Norwegian Pearl obstructed rooms question
  12. 12 Dresscode on HAL Alaska Cruise
  13. 13 Pavlus Travel
  14. 14 Cape Horn Cruise
  15. 15 Trip Report French Country Waterways "Adrienne"
  16. 16 Miami Port Park and cruise hotel package?
  17. 17 Cruise Experience Interview
  18. 18 regent navigator showers
  19. 19 Trip Report A Redhead in Antarctica
  20. 20 Trip Report Viking River Cruise Disappoints
  21. 21 AHI Travel...anyone used them for river cruising?
  22. 22 Steep cruise discounts
  23. 23 Trip Report Deserved trip for my mother Mary on her birthday 60!!
  24. 24 Staying active on a river cruise
  25. 25 Trip Report Back from Epic cruise
View next 25 » Back to the top