FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.
Traveler of the year

Action-Packed Sailing for the Kids

by Angelique Platas

Jan 30, 2018

Lucy Clark | Dreamstime.com

Age Specific / Kids

Finding a family-friendly cruise is easier and more accessible each year. The challenge now will be narrowing down your vessel. Check out newly announced itineraries from Disney Cruise Line and the Cartoon Network Wave — all coming soon to an ocean near you.


Disney Cruise Line

Disney Cruise Line recently announced a Marvel Day at Sea — a seasonal itinerary perfect for aspiring super heroes. Offered January to early March 2019, select Disney Magic sailings will feature special five-night excursions to the Caribbean, Bahamas and Cozumel with an action-packed celebration of the Marvel Universe and its heroes. Fans of all ages are treated to an all-day Marvel experience, including live entertainment and shows, meet-and-greets with both heroes and villains and Marvel-centric activities for the whole family. Celebrate with Marvel-themed food and beverage options and get shopping for exclusive onboard merchandise.


For even more science-fiction fun and adventure on the open waters, check out the Star Wars Day at Sea, offered by Disney Cruise Line. The special seven-night sailings aboard Disney Fantasy ships to the Caribbean include a special Star Wars Day at Sea itinerary — the ultimate experience in a galaxy far, far away. Guests enjoy a variety of adventures and appearances by Star Wars characters, from droids and Wookiees to Stormtroopers and Jedis. Enjoy a full day at sea complete with deck parties, fireworks and food and drinks with your favorite characters. 


Cartoon Network Amazone Water Park

© Bennnn | Dreamstime.com


Cartoon Network Wave

Set sail on the first ship of its kind, the Cartoon Network Wave. In partnership with Oceanic Group, Cartoon Network brings the “tooniverse” and beloved characters to the high seas. From the Powerpuff Girls and We Bare Bears to Adventure Time and Ben 10, cartoon fans set sail on the world’s first cruise ship specifically designed for them. Fans of all ages enjoy incredible attention to detail and exceptional Cartoon Network-themed spaces on the all-new vessel.


Launching from Singapore later in the year, the 50,000-ton vessel will carry 2,000 passengers across Asia Pacific. The Wave boasts 800 cartoon-themed cabins, luxury family suites and two of the world’s first triplex suites — complete with vast living space and floor-to-ceiling windows. Young fans play, explore and learn in specialized kids zones; teens head out shopping or to play games and discover various activities; and parents dine and explore 11 decks of family-friendly attractions.


Insta Feed
Destinations / North America
May 20, 2024

5 Scenic Spots to Visit in Washington Beyond Mount Rainier

While Mount Rainier National Park is well worth a visit for family travelers seeking adventure and the great outdoors, regions around the park promise fulfilling experiences. Head to these five spots, all within close distance to the park, well worth a visit:

Make the Most of Hamad International Airport When Transferring

Making travel plans can be exciting; did you know planning on how to spend time at the airport the right way can enrich the overall trip experience? As a transfer hub, traveling through Doha's Hamad International Airport is a unique experience, as waiting never feels like waiting at one of the best airports in the world.

Destinations / Europe
May 17, 2024

Plan a Sustainable Family Trip to Paris

Paris has made a major commitment to becoming sustainable, and your family can be part of the effort by planning travels there that are friendly to the environment.

May 17, 2024

Enjoy Summer on the Shores of Regent Phu Quoc in Vietnam

Travelers of all ages have the opportunity to create long-lasting memories at the island paradise of Regent Phu Quoc, making it the perfect place for your next family trip. Set on the palm-fringed white sands of Vietnam’s Phu Quoc island, this hotel lets parents and children alike deeply immerse themselves into the area's culture. Families are invited to escape everyday life and give time to little moments that illuminate the joy of childhood, like frolicking into the ocean or splashing around in the lagoon-style pool.

Interior Upgrades Begin Rolling Out Across United Fleet

United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.

Destinations / North America
May 17, 2024

The Phoenix of American Railroads Runs Again in 2024

An amazing story in railroad preservation and operation is back for family travelers to enjoy in 2024: the narrow gauge East Broad Top Railroad in Pennsylvania. The 150-year-old railroad with steam engines, passenger cars and caboose shut down in 1956 and was on the verge of being scrapped before the scrap dealer actually saved it due to historical significance and charm. Today, its back up and running, attracting tens of thousands of visitors on its 28 miles of track.