Posted May 8th, 2017
Why You Now Get More With Norwegian Cruise Line
Cruising has always been considered a more inclusive kind of holiday than most land breaks. Not only do you receive fantastic accommodation, but you also get most meals, entertainment and other extras as part of the cost. Having said that, some cruise lines are more inclusive than others, ranging from basic additions to holidays where everything you could ever wish for is already paid for. This competition and a desire to offer its guests more has led Norwegian Cruise Line to re-think what’s included in their standard cruise package.
As of April 6th 2017, UK cruisers will receive some extra benefits that you would have previously had to pay for separately. For anyone choosing studio, inside, ocean view, balcony or mini suite accommodation, this means a wide range of alcoholic and soft drinks, as well as gratuities, are now included. This would have been worth an average of $1,200 per stateroom before the changes. However, if you opt for full suite accommodation or to stay in the luxurious Haven area of Norwegian’s ships, you will also now get a dining package, 250 minutes of internet time and $100 to spend on board.
The new prices will be known as Premium All-Inclusive and, although it means a small bump in the average price of your cruise, it will still be cheaper than if you were to pay for all the new extras separately. Senior Vice President, Frances Riley, said of the changes “In recent years we have upped our game with our ships and with our hardware, this is now about innovating the experience for our customers.”
More Opportunities To Explore Cuba In 2018
In other Norwegian Cruise Line news, the operator has announced more sailings to Cuba in 2018. After being among five US lines to be given the green light to dock in the beautiful island’s waters this year, 33 more cruises have been announced for the future.
Tourism in this part of the Caribbean has experienced a giant boom since tensions between Cuba and the United States eased and American visitors were welcomed into the country. It is one of the fastest growing regions for international travel, with 37% of UK holidaymakers saying they are twice as likely to visit now as they were in 2015, and cruise companies are continuing to make the most of this.
These 2018 sailings will depart from Miami on board Norwegian Sky. The 4-day itineraries will also visit the operator’s own private island, Great Stirrup Cay.
For more information about the new Premium All-Inclusive packages or the exciting Cuba cruises that has been announced, call our dedicated team on 0808 271 8588. We can help you find the perfect trip and also book a pre or post-cruise stay in a range of amazing cities.