MIAMI – December 10, 2012 – Norwegian Cruise Line is launching “The Upgrade Wave” sales event today to celebrate the start of Wave Season, the best time of the year to book a cruise.
Through February 28, 2013, guests who ride the upgrade wave can book a balcony stateroom for the price of an oceanview stateroom or an oceanview stateroom for the price of an inside stateroom on any Norwegian ship in any destination.
Every new reservation will also receive $300 worth of e-coupons to use on board towards spa treatments, personal training sessions, discounts in the casino and more, plus reduced deposits on all sailings of three days or longer.
Norwegians are invited to ride the upgrade wave and set sail to tropical destinations, such as the Eastern Caribbean on Norwegian Epic from Miami, Florida, between now and April 13, 2013. Guests who set sail on Norwegian Epic, named “Best Overall Cruise Ship” by the readers of Travel Weekly, will enjoy visits to St. Maarten and St. Thomas, Virgin Islands; Nassau, Bahamas, as well as three relaxing days at sea with fares starting at $399*.
Vacationers will enjoy sailing past history-rich European ports of call when they cruise in a balcony on one of Norwegian’s exciting Europe itineraries. Cruisers can set sail on a nine-day Canary Islands cruise on board Norwegian Spirit, departing from Barcelona through April 8, 2013; a seven-day Greek Isles and Adriatic itineraries from Venice on Norwegian Jade or a nine-day Baltic Capitals voyage on Norwegian Star from May 7, 2013 through September 10, 2013; with fares starting at $399*. In addition, for a limited time, kids sailing in Europe will enjoy 50% off their cruise fare when sailing with two adults in the same stateroom.
Adventurers can ride the upgrade to Alaska and set sail on board Norwegian Jewel or Norwegian Pearl, the youngest ships sailing in Alaskan waters. Both ships sail a series of seven-day cruises from Seattle to some of the most scenic destinations including Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, Ketchikan and Victoria, British Columbia, with cruise fares from $499*.
Norwegian Sun also sails in Alaska and offers seven day cruises from Vancouver, British Columbia or Whittier, Alaska. Sailing north from Vancouver, guests will enjoy a cruise through the Inside Passage, Glacier Bay and Hubbard Glacier and visits to Ketchikan, Skagway and Juneau, Alaska. On Norwegian Sun’s Southbound itineraries from Whittier, Alaska guests will cruise through the Inside Passage, past Sawyer Glacier and Hubbard Glacier and enjoy stops in Ketchikan, Skagway, Juneau and Icy Strait Point, Alaska, with cruise fares from $499*.
Whether guests choose to explore the history-rich cities of Europe, bask in the sun in a tropical destination such as Bahamas or the Caribbean, sail from the northeast to Bermuda, be an adventurer in Alaska or cruise to any of Norwegian’s other exciting itineraries, they are guaranteed to love the freedom and flexibility of the line’s exclusive freestyle cruising concept, the array of incredible dining options and the comfort of the Norwegian’s award-winning accommodations.
For more details on the “The Upgrade Wave” sales event, including promotion details, visit www.ncl.com. To book a cruise, contact a travel professional, call Norwegian at 866-NCL-CRUISE (625-2784), visit www.ncl.com.
About Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Cruise Line is the innovator in cruise travel with a 46-year history of breaking the boundaries of traditional cruising, most notably with the introduction of Freestyle Cruising which revolutionized the industry by giving guests more freedom and flexibility. Today, Norwegian invites guests to “Cruise Like a Norwegian” on one of 11 purpose-built Freestyle Cruising ships, providing guests the opportunity to enjoy a relaxed cruise vacation on some of the newest and most contemporary ships at sea.
Norwegian’s largest and most innovative Freestyle Cruising ship, Norwegian Epic, debuted in June 2010 and has been named “Best Overall Cruise Ship” by the readers of Travel Weekly and “Best Ship for Sea Days” by Cruise Critic. Norwegian Cruise Line is the official cruise line of Blue Man Group, appearing for the first time at sea on Norwegian Epic, as well as the official cruise line of Legends in Concert, The Second City®, Howl at the Moon Dueling Pianos, and Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids. Cirque Dreams™ & Dinner is also featured on board Norwegian Epic as the first show of its kind at sea under a big top.
The Company has two 4,000-passenger vessels, Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Getaway, under construction for delivery in April 2013 and January 2014, along with one larger “Breakaway Plus” vessel for delivery in fall 2015. Known as New York’s ship, Norwegian Breakaway will be the largest vessel to homeport year-round in the city, sailing to Bermuda for the summer beginning May 12, 2013. Norwegian Breakaway’s features include hull art by legendary artist Peter Max, seafood restaurant Ocean Blue by famed New York chef Geoffrey Zakarian, and fitness classes and a retrospective display from the ship’s iconic godmothers, the Rockettes®. The entertainment lineup includes three Broadway shows: Rock of Ages, Burn the Floor and Cirque Dreams™ & Dinner: Jungle Fantasy. Norwegian Getaway, the largest ship to homeport year-round in Miami, will sail Eastern Caribbean voyages beginning in February 2014. Sailings for both vessels are now on sale.
For further information on Norwegian Cruise Line, visit www.ncl.com, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @Norwegiancruiseline, Pin us on Pinterest, watch us on YouTube, or contact us in the U.S. and Canada at 888-NCL-CRUISE (625-2784).
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