More and more people are opting to take a cruising holiday every year and intergenerational families in particular are a popular demographic for cruise companies.

Families on Carnival Cruise Line ships that sail from Australia made up 50 per cent of the guests. With these companies working hard to attract families to its ships, it also makes a perfect opportunity for grandparents to treat their grandkids to a nice holiday with the people that love them most.

Making your money count

The best thing about cruising is a number of the necessities people need everyday are costs that are inclusive to what you pay before you even board the ship. It’s the perfect holiday for grand parents not wanting to break the bank while also wanting to feel like their money is going far.

With unlimited food available for everyone, activities that will never leave you bored and places to explore on and off the ship, it’s a guaranteed fun time for the grandkids that your wallet will thank you for.

Quality time that matters

While families are at the heart of many cruise experiences, there are plenty of opportunities for grandparents and grandkids to get their own time away from each other.

Kids’ clubs guarantee you can get time to explore the parts of the vessel that are adults only, such as pool areas, spas, lounges and late-night shows and bars.

Of course, if you just want to relax away from everyone, cruises offer you the serenity of finding your time away in your cruise room or the plenty of spots where you can curl up with a good book.

The excursions are for all

While there are so many amazing activities to do on board – there are just as many incredible experiences to have on the islands and mainland with the excursions on offer.

Whether its snorkelling in serene, clear water or taking part in cultural events and touring the islands or mainland with the locals, cruise lines aim to provide authentic experiences that will make you never want to leave.

Would you like to take your grandkids on a cruise? Let us know in the comments below.

This article was written in partnership with Over60.