Have ‘Overseas’ Family Fun And Bring The Kids Along For A Seacation
Bring along the entire family for a Super Seacation at World Dream Cruise!
Even with travelling still put on hold during these times, you can still get that same “overseas” feeling of being abroad through a fun and fulfilling seacation!
If you were already planning a staycation to enjoy a bit of relaxation and unwinding with the kids, why not make it even more special and change things up by hopping aboard a cruise ship. Experience fine dining, entertainment and great accommodation while also being only one step away from the fresh breeze of sea air.
But before you go and start booking the closest cruise, here a few tips and reminders on planning your next seacation.
Tips On Planning Your Seacation With The Whole Family
1. Safety first!
Of course, with our current COVID-19 situation in Singapore and around the world, it is important that we remain vigilant even during a family vacation.
Most cruise lines include in their fees a COVID-19 antigen rapid tests for their passengers. So before hopping aboard, expect a few safety regulations as passengers must be tested and certified negative. Also, be ready for the usual SafeEntry or TraceTogether scans as you board the cruise ship.
Each passenger aged 7 years old and above will be issued a MICE Pod that serves as a contract tracer, very much like the TraceTogether app but for cruises. These pods are to be collected before they are allowed on board the ships.
Cruise ships docked in Singapore provide assessment and isolation rooms for passengers suspected to have COVID-19. The World Dream by Dream Cruises, for instance, has converted 7 of their cabins near their onboard medical facility as isolation wards as well as 34 quarantine cabins in the event of a positive COVID-19 case is detected.
2. Save room for more
When booking for your next seacation, it’s important to consider the accommodations your family is going to stay in for your entire trip.
For example, Dream Cruises’ World Dream offer a range of cabin types available to accommodate any family need or size. They are:
- Interior Stateroom that’s good for 2 to 4 persons and despite its simplicity, can already provide you with the comfort and convenience you’re going to need for your trip.
- Balcony Stateroom & Balcony Deluxe Stateroom can provide an even more spacious area for families of 4 with your very own private balcony to take in the endless ocean view.
- Palace Suite & Palace Deluxe Suite which are both perfect for parties of 4 with their queen-sized beds with luxury linens for absolute comfort during your stay.
- Palace Penthouse is complete with a private balcony, a luxurious bathroom and 24-hour dedicated Butler Concierge Service.
- Palace Villa is the largest and most luxurious room you could book with a large bedroom as well as a separate living room complete with a dining area and a dedicated personal butler.
3. Don’t forget to check out the cruise’s activities and attractions
What makes a seacation so great is that you’re only one doorstep away from the cruise’s amazing attractions and fun activities.
Cruise ships are built to provide a wide range of amenities and activities such as swimming pools, waterslides, arcades, maybe even a mini-golf area, make sure you check out as much as you can during your stay to make your seacation worthwhile.
Since you’re also bringing the kids along, do check out whether the cruise you’re booking is kid-friendly and includes recreational activities for them to enjoy like a Kids’ Club. So that while the kiddos are enjoying their own playtime, you can have some much-needed adult break time yourself.
4. Make the most of your stay
Many of us can relate to the feeling of not wanting our vacations to end knowing what’s waiting for us when we return home (read: work and other responsibilities). But it’s still important to consider how long you’re going to be gone for and how many days you’re going to need for your stay to be worthwhile.
While an extended stay could give you enough time to explore all of the cruise’s activities and attractions, it may not be easy to plan such a long trip especially with work and school waiting for your return.
A short trip may give you a bit of a travel burnout with such a jam-packed schedule, but it could also motivate you to visit as many attractions on the cruise as possible during your stay. Aside from paying less, shorter trips are more convenient and could help you come up with a more comprehensive plan for your seacation.
5. Sail away!
The most important part of planning your next seacation is picking the best cruise line for you and your family to enjoy.
So go ahead and book your next cruise as early as you can for booking ahead could save you all the time and money for your trip. From food to attractions and even the safest regulations, you want to ensure that you give your family a memorable “overseas” experience and it would definitely be worth every dollar.
If you’re already itching to enjoy a fun and worthwhile seacation yourself, Dream Cruises’ World Dream has the perfect accommodation and exciting attractions for you!
World Dream Cruise: The Dream Seacation For You And Your Family
Hop on board for a Super Seacation at World Dream by Dream Cruises where you can finally catch the time to relax while also experiencing some great family fun activities!
- Little Dreamers Academy At Sea
For the complete seacation experience for your kids, join the Little Dreamers Academy At Sea where they activities and themed workshops around the range of arts, music, dancing, manners and etiquettes.
- Esc EXPERIENCE LAB
Not only will you be overseas, but you may also hop into the world of Virtual Reality with the VR games offered at Esc EXPERIENCE LAB. You can either experience the Finger Coaster or explore underwater worlds with their Icaros simulator. Star Wars fans may also enjoy their space travel experience with Star Wars™ Battle Pods.
- Zouk Beach Club
Once the kids are tucked in, you can take time to enjoy the plunge pool, pool tables and cocktails at Zouk Beach Club. Stick around and you might even get to watch some of your favourite movies in high definition.
- Jogging Track and Main Pool Deck
Keep fit by running around the jogging track or just lounging around the main pool deck that is open for all passengers.
- Mini Golf
Mini Golf could be a fun family activity with the kids so why not try out its nine-hole putting course at Dream Cruises’ World Dream.
- Waterslide Park
For more exciting fun and that adrenaline rush you’ve been wanting, you can visit the cruise’s waterslide park that has slides for both kids and adults. Or you can try out the Ropes Course section complete with a Zipline.
- CrystaLife Spa, Fitness
For a quick-fix recharge, Genting Cruise offers Western and Asian spas where talented therapists can provide you with much-needed relaxation and healing for your seacation. They also have fitness facilities for passengers who want to stay healthy and fit during their stay.
- The Palace
Have a luxurious experience at The Palace where you can receive the best level of service and comfort that will make your cruise stay feel like paradise. It’s a “luxury ship-within-a-ship” available at Dream Cruises that elevates the luxury cruising experience for its special passengers.
- Verry Christmas
Book a cruise during the holidays to catch World Dream’s signature production show with festive performances filled with magical creatures and Christmas spirit.
- Magic Shows
There’s a Special Act by Magician Vincent Vignaud as well as one of the most popular comedy magicians in the world, Zee Deneck.
- Laser Show
Don’t miss out on their awesome laser show which was manufactured from Switzerland to show a whole different laser show experience.
- The Lido
This buffet offers international cuisines and dozens of sweet treats for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Snacks are served outdoors throughout the day. It offers Halal and vegetarian sections so everyone can enjoy good food all-day!
- Lobby Cafe
Gather the entire family and share a meal at the Lobby Cafe which is popular for its Southeast Asian delicacies.
- Umi Uma
Have some of the best sushi, tempura, sashimi and soba with the cruise’s signature Japanese speciality restaurant complete with a beautiful ocean view as well as SHABU SHABU dining.
- Silk Road Chinese Restaurant
Experience an exquisite Chinese menu prepared by master chefs and served to you by waitstaff for a delightful dining experience.
- Prime Steakhouse by Mark Best
Look forward to contemporary creations featuring top-of-the-line, premium steak, from succulent Black Angus Rib Eye and tender Filet Mignon to Prime Rib. It’s also a great dining spot for those looking to indulge while enjoying ocean breezes and a panoramic view.
- Palace Restaurant
Get a taste of international cuisines through Palace Restaurant where exclusive Palace guests may enjoy a luxurious meal and maybe a glass of wine from their extensive wine list.
- Palace Poolside Cafe
For suites guests, you can enjoy some poolside dining at the exclusive venue over at Palace Poolside Cafe. After dipping in the pool for a bit, have a bite or maybe a refreshing drink at this cafe.
Super Seacation On The World Dream Cruise
Book your own Super Seacation now at Dream Cruises’ year-end promotions that are available until 30 December 2020!
You can either book a 2-night Weekend Getaway for $299 per passenger or you can have a 2 and 3-night Singapore Escape with only $199 for each person. But whether a 2 or 3-night stay, the World Dream Cruise will surely be your best seacation for a short holiday getaway.
Bummed that there are no fireworks at the Marina this year? What a perfect reason to usher in the new year onboard World Dream! Dream Cruises presents the only live fireworks with laser show countdown in Singapore! Indulge in the festive spirits with the whole family along the spectacular fireworks and laser show on board this Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve and also Chinese New Year eve!
Make sure to catch the Super Seacation promotions from Genting Cruises now before it’s gone and come sail away to an unforgettable “overseas” family vacation!
For more information on bookings, visit here.
WIN A 2-Night on Seacation Cruise Onboard World Dream
We’ve partnered with Dream Cruises to send one family of four to a 2-night Seacation Cruise onboard World Dream!
As part of our 15 Days To Christmas Giveaways, we’ve partnered with Dream Cruises to bring one lucky family on board and experience World Dream!
More information on the giveaway and how to participate, here.
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