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4 Cruise Lines That Are Letting Kids Sail Free in 2020

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The cost of a family cruise—or any family vacation, for that matter—is expensive. But some cruise lines offer discounted or free rates for kids! Cut down on vacation costs by choosing one of these kids sail free cruises in 2020.

Note: We’ll continue to update this page as new kids sail free cruises are announced.

Rock Climbing Wall on Symphony of the Seas

1. Kids Sail Free on Royal Caribbean International

Yes, Royal Caribbean offers kids sail free cruises! The cruise line’s current Kids Sail Free promotion is available Dec. 4 to 26, 2019, for sailings between Jan. 4 and Dec. 17, 2020; exclusions and blackout dates apply. Bonus: Royal Caribbean offers sailings all over the world, with popular itineraries including Alaska and the Caribbean. Visit Royal Caribbean for more information.

LEGO Character with Kids on MSC Cruises

2. Kids Sail Free on MSC Cruises

On MSC Cruises, kids 17 and under sail free on select sailings, based on availability, when sharing a stateroom with two other guests. On other sailings, children 11 and under sail free, while those 12 to 17 sail at a significantly discounted rate. And children under 2 years of age always sail free as a third or fourth guests. MSC offers cruises in the Mediterranean, Caribbean and more, as well as kids’ programming that includes LEGO-themed experiences. Visit MSC Cruises for more information.

Cooking Class on Crystal Cruises

3. Kids Sail Free on Crystal Cruises

Crystal Cruises allows kids age 11 and under to sail at 50-percent off regular rates. The cruise line occasionally offers kids sail free promotions, too; currently, it’s allowing children ages 17 and under to sail free with two paying adults on select cruises through Jan. 8. 2020. Crystal Cruises travels to the Caribbean, Europe, South America, Australia and more. Visit Crystal Cruises for more information.

Water Park on Norwegian Cruise Line

4. Kids Sail Free on Norwegian Cruise Line

Norwegian Cruise Line occasionally offers a Free at Sea promotion, enabling passengers to choose up to five complimentary offers: free unlimited open bar; free shore excursions; free specialty dining; free Wi-Fi; and, our favorite, the opportunity for friends and family to sail free! Check Norwegian Cruise Line’s website for the latest offers!

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