Five Reasons to Book a Norwegian Cruise

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Cruisers setting sail with Norwegian Cruise Line will rejoice in the seemingly unlimited independence that the cruise line offers. This freestyle cruising allows Norwegian passengers to enjoy a flexible cruise holiday in which they don’t have to adhere to strict schedules. Norwegian gives holidaymakers the freedom to cruise their way.

All Norwegian itineraries, including the exclusive Norwegian-only routes, offer freestyle cruising, sending passengers to destinations no other cruise line can. On board a Norwegian ship, you will get to take your tastebuds for a ride at the wide range of mouth-watering dining options. The Norwegian fleet is also jampacked with electrifying activities, one-of-a-kind experiences, and award-winning entertainment. After a day – or evening – of thrills, you can always retreat to the most modern and spacious staterooms on the high seas. Here are five reasons why you should book your next cruise holiday with Norwegian!

Norwegian’s Free at Sea

Norwegian Breakaway whirlpoolThanks to Norwegian’s Free at Sea programme, cruisers can maximise the fun they have on their cruise holiday! The benefits programme rewards holidaymakers with up to five free perks: free beverage package, free shore excursions credit, free specialty dining package, free Wi-Fi package, and friends and family sailing at reduced rates.

Staying in a studio or inside stateroom will reward you with one free perk, but if you upgrade, you can mix-and-match your cruise experience. Cruisers booked in oceanview and balcony staterooms or mini-suites can select two free perks, and travellers resting their heads in concierge accommodations, suites, or The Haven receive all five.

Freestyle Dining

Norwegian Breakaway La Cucina TerraceNeither fixed dining times nor assigned restaurant seating will restrict your cruise holiday with Norwegian. And with no dress code, you can dress up or down and grab a table with old friends or make some new ones! If you want to soak up the rays and take in the salty sea breeze, step outside and enjoy a meal along The Waterfront, a spectacular 400-metre oceanfront promenade. Whether you want to go all in on a medium-cooked burger hot off the grill or pop a bottle of full-bodied vino for a decadent three-course meal, there are many ways to dine. With so much flexibility, you’ll be able to enjoy more dining options than you can imagine.

Modern Accommodation

Norwegian’s fleet is equipped with the largest suites at sea. The suites will feel like home for couples on a romantic getaway, and they are roomy enough to accommodate up to eight guests. Cruisers booked in suites will enjoy a comfortable stay as they are outfitted with vast balconies, lounge areas, and tastefully decorated bathrooms.

The Haven by Norwegian will spoil you with the most lavish and spacious accommodations. Tucked away at the top of the ship, travellers staying in The Haven can savour exclusive amenities, such as access to the private sun deck and Haven Courtyard, round-the-clock butler service, and the assistance of a concierge at your disposal. Exuding modern sophistication and delivering personalised service, travellers in The Haven will relish in a one-of-a-kind cruising experience.

Incredible Entertainment

Norwegian Breakaway partyAmong the major North American cruise lines, Norwegian boasts the youngest and most innovative fleet. Norwegian ships are equipped with a range of ground-breaking features. This includes several new public spaces, such as The Waterfront and the world-class spa, and immersive virtual reality environments. Innovations to the top decks of the Norwegian Joy, Norwegian Bliss, and Norwegian Encore include the only racetrack at sea and onboard open-air laser tag courses.

Find your seat at the many showstopping performances. Showtune lovers will adore the six-time Tony Award-winning Kinky Boots. Alternatively, they can sing along to the jukebox classics of Jersey Boys or fan-favourite Rock of Ages. Cruisers will also be amazed by the nimble acrobats and death-defying aerialists in Jungle Fantasy and Cirque Dreams.

If you’re in the mood to strut your stuff, you can check out the wild deck parties. Dance the night away right under the starry skies. Some of Norwegian’s more popular parties include Caliente, Glow, and Nashville Nights.

Specialty Itineraries

Norwegian Breakaway Beach RunMusic lovers will fall head over heels for Norwegian’s selection of music-themed cruise holidays. Just imagine a musical festival…but on the high seas! Whether you like classic rock, country, or pop, just dance along to the tunes and enjoy your favourite artists live.

Norwegian also offers cruise tour holidays to Alaska and Hawaii. In just one holiday, you can explore the wilderness of Alaska by land and sea. If you love nature and history, you will get the best of both worlds in Hawaii, featuring not only lush rainforests, pristine waters, and towering volcanos, but also relics of ancient kingdoms and artefacts from WWII.

If your Norwegian itinerary includes a trip to the Bahamas, it wouldn’t be complete without a stop in Great Stirrup Cay. This island in the Caribbean is Norwegian’s own private island with white sand beaches and picturesque views of the sea.

Interested in booking a Norwegian cruise holiday? Then check out our online catalogue of Norwegian cruise deals or ring our Australia-based cruise specialists at 1300 857 345 today!

 

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Josh K

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    • Josh K
      Josh Kongmany on

      On the contrary, Les! 🙂 With Norwegian’s Free at Sea programme, cruisers can treat themselves to up to five free perks! Perks that would cost extra on other cruise lines. Freestyle dining and exclusive accommodations are fairly new trends in the cruise industry. Traditionally, cruisers must adhere to strict dining schedules, which don’t allow for a completely flexible cruise holiday. Norwegian offers exclusive accommodations for cruisers seeking a luxury experience on board. And not all cruise lines can say that they have their own private island. 😉

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