Norwegian Cruises offers a different take on cruising. This unique cruise line feels a lot like many luxury cruise lines, but without the luxury prices. Norwegian Cruises is an innovative cruise line that offers freestyle cruising along with luxury amenities for those looking for a little something extra.
For those of you who haven’t heard about “Freestyle Cruising” yet, this type of cruise is all about freedom. On Norwegian Cruises, you will have the freedom to choose when you dine, if you want to dress-up or down, when you want to relax or dance the night away, and even disembark. Simply put, what and when you choose to do it is all up to you.
There are no schedules on Norwegian Cruises and even the accommodations are flexible. This means, you’ll have your pick of a wide selection of room types such as 3-bedroom rooftop Garden Villas, inside staterooms, and large family suites, to name a few. Now that you know the ins and outs of Norwegian Cruises “Freestyle Cruising,” it’s time to get to know the ships, and everything else this popular cruise line is about.
Norwegian Cruises’ fleet includes: Norwegian Gem, Norwegian Pearl, Norwegian Jade, Norwegian Jewel, Norwegian Dawn, Norwegian Star, Norwegian Spirit, Norwegian Dream, Norwegian Majesty, and Norwegian Sun as well as Pride of America, Pride of Hawaii, and Pride of Aloha.
Norwegian Cruise ships are known for their many bars, restaurants, and lounges, as well as their large and luxurious staterooms, and wide variety of on-board activities. A good example is Norwegian Cruises’ newest ship, the Norwegian Gem. This sister ship to Norwegian Pearl features: 12 restaurants (24-hour room service too), 11 bars and lounges, a four-lane, mood-lit bowling alley, exclusive courtyard villas and garden villas, and inter-connecting staterooms (excellent for families or groups). Besides mood-lit bowling, other on-board activities include: bungee trampoline, yoga, kick-boxing, swimming, spinning, shopping, relaxing at the spa, and jogging, to name a few. Norwegian Gem’s itineraries range from the Bahamas and Florida, to the Caribbean and Europe. This ship also offers one and two-day cruises around New York City!
With so many bars and lounges on board, one might expect the nightlife to be lively aboard Norwegian Cruises’ ships. Well Norwegian Cruises nightlife is all this and more. It’s not just about the bars and lounges here though, Norwegian Cruises happens to house the best casinos at sea in the industry. In fact, Norwegian Cruises is the only cruise line with certified slots!
When you’re not getting some much needed R&R at the spa, trying your luck at the slots or enjoying some duty-free shopping, you may find yourself on one of Norwegian Cruises’ many exciting shore excursions in a number of popular destinations. If you decide to do some exploration on one of many shore excursions, here’s what you can expect: biking, scuba diving, golfing, hiking, snorkeling, mountain climbing, historic tours, surfing, swimming, sunning, and more.
Norwegian Cruises destinations include: Alaska, Bermuda, Bahamas and Florida, the Caribbean, Canada & New England, Hawaii, Mexican Riviera, Pacific Coastal, the Panama Canal, and South America. The costs for Norwegian Cruises depend on a wide variety of factors including, but not limited to accommodations, destinations, season, length of trip, ship, booking time and method, etc.
To book a Norwegian Cruises vacation, visit the Norwegian Cruises website or contact the cruise line directly by calling 1-866-234-0292. You can also contact your local cruise travel specialist for the best deals or visit any of the websites below to search for discounts and deals on your own.