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Norwegian Cruise Line

Cruise Style: Mainstream

A cruising innovator since 1966, Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) is noted for top quality, high-energy entertainment, good fitness facilities and programs, and a variety of activities. Good food and friendly service combined with value fares make NCL a winner for active cruisers and families. NCL's vessels comprise one of the "youngest" fleets at sea and have a little something for everyone with choices of many activities and a variety of dining options.

Special Features 

NCL launched a host of flexible dining choices with the introduction of Freestyle Cruising. Traditionalists may still select between two dining room seatings, but Freestyle allows guests to choose open seating in the main dining rooms or dine in any of a number of a la carte and specialty restaurants at any time and with whom they please. Reservations are required for the specialty restaurants and some carry a cover charge. Resort casual attire is always appropriate; however, the option of one formal evening is available on all cruises of seven nights and longer. The late-night Chocoholic Buffet continues to be a favorite event.

Mandara Spa offers exotic spa treatments and a wide range of salon services fleetwide on NCL.  

Cruise Itineraries 

Eastern, Western, and Southern Caribbean; Alaska; Bermuda; Panama Canal; Mexico, Hawaii; South America; Europe; Transatlantic.

Your Shipmates

NCL’s mostly-American cruise passengers are active couples ranging from their mid-30’s to mid-50’s. Many families enjoy cruising on NCL ships during holidays and summer months, particularly on Caribbean and Bermuda itineraries, although Alaska has become a popular family destination. Longer cruises and more exotic itineraries attract passengers in the over-55 age group.

Junior Cruisers 

For children and teens, each NCL vessel offers a program of “Kid’s Crew” supervised activities for young cruisers ages 3 through 17. Norwegian Sun and Norwegian Star introduced the fleet's first teen centers. Evening group and private babysitting services are available for a fee. Children under age two cruise free with their parents. Drawbacks for families are the smallish standard cabins that are lacking in adequate storage and the absence of self-service laundry facilities.

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Miami, Florida  33126

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