+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 22
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    Posts
    3,256
    Thanks
    325
    Thanked
    985
    Reviews
    13
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default 2 kids what holiday?

    We want a relaxing holiday next year, cocktail by / in pool, possible massage/spa treatments and fun with the kids etc
    Would you :
    A) go to say to a fiji resort with a 2.5 year old and 8 month old
    Or
    B) go on a cruise with a 1 year old and 3 year old?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    2,200
    Thanks
    213
    Thanked
    721
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Awards:
    200 Posts in a weekBusiest Member of the Week - week ending 5/6/15100 Posts in a week
    Cruise but lots of kids clubs need the kids toilet trained. So i would wait until that happens

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    on a sandy beach!
    Posts
    6,444
    Thanks
    338
    Thanked
    2,224
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Go to fiji, Thailand something like that and hire a nanny for the trip

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    781
    Thanks
    65
    Thanked
    139
    Reviews
    3
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Def Fiji and get a nanny. At least the nanny can look after your bubba and the older one can join in the kids club with the nanny supervision.
    A lot of cruises don't let kids under 3 in the kids club and don't provide a nanny service. I think there was one liner that had kids club for over 2.

  5. #5
    BH-KatiesMum's Avatar
    BH-KatiesMum is online now Community Manager
    Winner 2008 - The most optimistic poster
    Winner 2014 - Most Helpful Moderator
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Perth WA
    Posts
    22,519
    Thanks
    5,443
    Thanked
    5,907
    Reviews
    3
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts
    Awards:
    Past Moderator
    200 Posts in a week100 Posts in a week
    I love cruises but I wouldnt do one with a 1yr old and a 3 yr old.

    Kids clubs usually only go from 3+ and need to be toilet trained ... and the cabins are really, really small so when you have day sleeps and little ones it isnt the greatest.

    So in this case - definitely Fiji

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Posts
    4,222
    Thanks
    894
    Thanked
    3,219
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Fiji!

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Posts
    17,763
    Thanks
    5,098
    Thanked
    8,703
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 posts
    Awards:
    Past Moderator - Thank you
    100 Posts in a week
    Fiji.

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Newcastle, NSW
    Posts
    3,740
    Thanks
    1,473
    Thanked
    1,185
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I would pick a cruise. We went with Royal Caribbean, they have kids club from baby onwards if you plan to use it. We only used it twice, way to much stuff to do on the boat with the kids.

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Sydney NSW
    Posts
    1,891
    Thanks
    619
    Thanked
    645
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Hi OP, if you want to have a little bit of 'kiddy free time' then you'll need to look at the age requirements for kids clubs or availabilities of Nannies. We had looked at cruises but most kids clubs were from 3 up. We chose Paradise Resort, Gold Coast, when our 2 youngest were 1 and 2. There was heaps to do with them, and they enjoyed one session of kids club per day and we enjoyed a meal/ walk/ shopping. We are going again soon with 8, 7 and 2 yr old. We will wait til 2 yr old turns 3 to go to Fiji.

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    my house
    Posts
    17,974
    Thanks
    1,414
    Thanked
    7,611
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 posts
    Pretty sure most kids' clubs only take kids from 2 and cruise play zones do as well.


 

Similar Threads

  1. WDYT of kids missing school to holiday
    By SimplyMum in forum General Chat
    Replies: 47
    Last Post: 23-10-2014, 12:42
  2. Number of nights away (holiday with kids)
    By 2BlueBirds in forum General Travelling with Kids Tips
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 22-08-2014, 08:48
  3. Holiday to the gold coast with 5 kids.
    By sara-jayne in forum Parents with large families
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 28-06-2014, 23:07

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Hills Swimming
Swim with your friends and you will all get a 33% discount!* We have programs to suit all ages and abilities, with small classes held in our warm indoor 25 metre pool. Highly qualified teachers, and award winning programs. *conditions apply
featured supporter
Hills Swimming Kenthurst
Located in the beautiful suburb of Kenthurst and boasts a heated 25m pool. We conduct world-leading Baby and Parent Classes, Preschool Classes, School Age and Squad Training. Our classes are small, our service personal and our quality of the highest.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!