Cruise holidays are no longer just aimed at older couples looking to relax on the high seas. Cruise ships are now a perfectly acceptable holiday solution for families. Family cruises are becoming very popular whether there are younger children or even teenagers in the family.Family cruising is great fun for all of the family. There are plenty of things to do on board with activity programmes for younger children and even teenagers. Many cruise ships have qualified child care staff so that you can relax while your children are off having fun. There is a great chance your children will meet new friends during your cruise.Younger children are well catered for on many cruise ships. Some companies provide a wealth of entertainment including messy kids' game show style competitions, Poolside games and fun, and even lots of singing and dancing!A great way to convince even the less convinced teenagers could be to encourage them to blog about the holiday so that the rest of your family and friends can see what a great time you are having. Blogs are free to set up and your teenager armed with a camera and bags of enthusiasm will have great fun. They will also end up with lots of great photos to show all of their friends while telling them what a great time they have had!A great highlight for many families on cruise holidays is the destinations. The great thing with a cruise holiday is that you and your family get to see many different exciting and picturesque places. Visiting great destinations around the world with your family can be a great experience, enabling all members to share in great memories to friends and family with great tales of adventure.Children can stay safe while on board cruise ships. Many parents might be worried about their children getting lost. Lots of cruise companies provide children with bracelets with their name and room information as well as provide any health information such as allergies. This means that no matter where they get to they are always near assistance and easily returned to their correct rooms and family members with the minimum of stress.Family cruise holidays need not cost the earth. Many companies offer fantastic cruise deals, often offering superior class accommodation at reduced fees or free on board spend budget can be gotten in special offers.The best bit of any family cruise holiday is as you watch the sun set over the open seas knowing that even more adventures are just a day away, while your children rest exhausted because of all of the fun they have had.