Norwegian Cruise Line

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  • Freestyle and flexibility
  • Refreshingly different ships
  • Lots of facilities and entertainment
  • Discounts and amenities for families

Founded
1966

Headquarters
United States of America

Fleet
17 ships

Short description

Norwegian Cruise Line is the first cruise line that has crossed the boundaries of traditional cruises by introducing Freestyle cruises, which allow passengers more freedom and flexibility.

On board Norwegian Cruise Line ships, you do not have fixed meal times, mandatory attire, you can choose where, when and what you want to eat.

Norwegian Cruise Line cruise ships are spacious and offers you many possibilities for fun: restaurants, bars and cafes, swimming pools and slides, casinos, shops, themed shows, concerts, bowling, climbing wall, bowling alleys, Aqua Park, Spa center  and fitness, children's circus, nightclub.
Among the most popular cruise destinations are the Caribbean, the Panama Canal, Europe, Alaska, the Middle East and North Africa.

Food and drinks

Food

All meals and snacks between meals are included in the price.  Thus, you can have breakfast in the morning, at the restaurants available in "buffet style", at lunch in "buffet" or "A La Carte" menu and in the evening only in the menu option "A La Carte".  On board the Norwegian Cruise Line ships, in addition to international cuisine, passengers have the opportunity to dine in various specialty restaurants: French, Italian, Asian.

Drinks

Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are not included in the cruise rate, and can be booked separately.

Smoking

Smoking on board is only allowed in designated areas.  Smoking is not allowed in the cabin.

Service fee

The official tip (service fee) is paid at the end of the cruise, on board the ship and is:
    ⁃    $ 15 per person / night for interior cabins, outside cabins, balcony and mini-suite
    ⁃    $ 18 per person / night for suites.

Children

Children's facilities

The ships also have various facilities on board for children making it an ideal holiday destination for families. For children aged between 3 and 17 years, various activities are organized, divided into age categories. The minimum age for children is 6 months. For cruises with three or more consecutive days at sea the minimum age is 12 months.

Pregnant women

Unfortunately, pregnant women, for 24 weeks or more, are not allowed on board.

Rules for passengers under 25

Alcohol consumption - over 18 years (over 21 years in the USA)
Casino access - over 18 years.

Dress code

During the day, the recommended outfit is casual.  The evening can be formal (for ladies dress, skirt or pants with blouse or sweater and for gentlemen, long pants and shirt).

Fleet

Norwegian Encore
Built
year 2019
refurbished -
Size
333m length
41m beam
Decks
20 total
16 accessible by guests
Capacity
1735 crew
and 3998 guests
Report
1 crew for every 2.3 guests
Norwegian Bliss
Built
year 2018
refurbished -
Size
333m length
41m beam
Decks
20 total
16 accessible by guests
Capacity
1716 crew
and 4004 guests
Report
1 crew for every 2.3 guests
Norwegian Joy
Built
year 2017
refurbished 2019
Size
333m length
41m beam
Decks
20 total
16 accessible by guests
Capacity
1821 crew
and 3804 guests
Report
1 crew for every 2.1 guests
Norwegian Escape
Built
year 2015
refurbished -
Size
326m length
41m beam
Decks
20 total
16 accessible by guests
Capacity
1733 crew
and 4266 guests
Report
1 crew for every 2.5 guests
Norwegian Getaway
Built
year 2014
refurbished 2019
Size
326m length
52m beam
Decks
18 total
14 accessible by guests
Capacity
1646 crew
and 3963 guests
Report
1 crew for every 2.4 guests
Norwegian Breakaway
Built
year 2013
refurbished 2018
Size
326m length
52m beam
Decks
18 total
14 accessible by guests
Capacity
1657 crew
and 3963 guests
Report
1 crew for every 2.4 guests
Norwegian Epic
Built
year 2010
refurbished 2015
Size
329m length
52m beam
Decks
19 total
15 accessible by guests
Capacity
1724 crew
and 4100 guests
Report
1 crew for every 2.4 guests
Norwegian Gem
Built
year 2007
refurbished 2015
Size
294m length
38m beam
Decks
15 total
12 accessible by guests
Capacity
1070 crew
and 2394 guests
Report
1 crew for every 2.2 guests
Norwegian Jade
Built
year 2006
refurbished 2017
Size
294m length
38m beam
Decks
15 total
12 accessible by guests
Capacity
1037 crew
and 2402 guests
Report
1 crew for every 2.3 guests
Norwegian Pearl
Built
year 2006
refurbished 2017
Size
294m length
38m beam
Decks
15 total
12 accessible by guests
Capacity
1072 crew
and 2394 guests
Report
1 crew for every 2.2 guests
Norwegian Jewel
Built
year 2005
refurbished 2018
Size
294m length
38m beam
Decks
15 total
12 accessible by guests
Capacity
1069 crew
and 2376 guests
Report
1 crew for every 2.2 guests
Pride of America
Built
year 2005
refurbished 2016
Size
281m length
37m beam
Decks
14 total
11 accessible by guests
Capacity
927 crew
and 2186 guests
Report
1 crew for every 2.4 guests
Norwegian Dawn
Built
year 2002
refurbished 2016
Size
294m length
38m beam
Decks
14 total
11 accessible by guests
Capacity
1032 crew
and 2340 guests
Report
1 crew for every 2.3 guests
Norwegian Star
Built
year 2001
refurbished 2018
Size
294m length
38m beam
Decks
14 total
11 accessible by guests
Capacity
1031 crew
and 2348 guests
Report
1 crew for every 2.3 guests
Norwegian Sun
Built
year 2001
refurbished 2018
Size
258m length
38m beam
Decks
12 total
9 accessible by guests
Capacity
906 crew
and 1936 guests
Report
1 crew for every 2.1 guests
Norwegian Sky
Built
year 1999
refurbished 2019
Size
258m length
37m beam
Decks
12 total
10 accessible by guests
Capacity
899 crew
and 2004 guests
Report
1 crew for every 2.2 guests
Norwegian Spirit
Built
year 1998
refurbished 2020
Size
268m length
37m beam
Decks
13 total
10 accessible by guests
Capacity
912 crew
and 2018 guests
Report
1 crew for every 2.2 guests
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