Norwegian Cruise Line cruise
Cruiselines: Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian is rated as one of the biggest innovators in the cruising industry, whose ships were awarded as the best and the most innovative cruising ships worldwide. Norwegian is also known for its entertainment, family-friendliness, and liberal dress code.
International cuisines from all around the world are offered on board Norwegian ships. You could enjoy traditional, commercial, and healthy meals in restaurants, while certain dishes could be delivered to your stateroom 24/7 for a fee.
A myriad of entertaining opportunities consists of Vegas styled revues, various shows, bingo sessions, magician, comedian and acrobat performances, singing, dancing, and much more.
Specialty restaurants, casinos, spas, sunas, bars, lounges, theatres, fitness centers and more, are available on board Norwegian vessels.
Active passengers have jogging tracks and diverse fitness programs at their disposal. Basic exercises are free of charge, while personal trainings, yoga and some other activities are additionally charged.
The dress code follows casual clothing most of the time, with the exception of one formal night on a 7-day and longer cruises.
Children's activities range from storytelling, pajama parties and entertaining games to various quests, such as treasure hunts. Babysitting can be arranged for free. Teens could enjoy sports, parties and sports contests.
Latitudes is the loyalty program which provides a range of benefits for returnees. A subscription to Latitudes magazine, special customer service, member-only parties, priority check-in and disembarkation are some amenities reserved for past travellers.
More reserved crew members provide decent, but sometimes inconsistent service.
With the exception of wines and champagnes, taking in alcohol is not allowed. Beverages brought in and served in restaurants or accommodation units are subjects to a certain corkage fee.
Major pros: totally relaxing atmosphere; lack of formal dressing obligations; various contests to participate in; family-friendly facilities. Major cons: various charges for extra services; standing in lines; frequent announcements.
Gratuities are included in shipboard accounts and to beverage tabs.