Cruises are often family affairs, with parents bringing their children along so everyone can seek out adventure in far-off places across the ocean. But just because you may bring your family doesn’t mean you have to stick together 24 hours a day for the entire cruise. Often, parents want to get away for a little fun of their own – which is why onboard childcare is an option with many major cruise lines.
Sailing with children can pose many risks that many families don’t consider. There are simple things parents should be concerned about when leaving their children with the onboard childcare – and other dangers they should know about cruise ships and children in general.
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