Norwegian Bliss in Alaska rendering

Cruise Line of the Month – NCL

Norwegian Cruise Line, more commonly known as NCL, have been well regarded for their “freestyle” approach to cruising inspired by the more relaxed and easily paced Norwegian lifestyle, meaning that there are no set times or seating arrangements for meals, and formal attire is not required on board.


In 2017, however, they upped their “Free at Sea” game by introducing a Premium All Inclusive service across their entire fleet. In addition to the standard dining options, this new option allows passengers to access a wider range of more premium beverages in any of the lounges or bars on board your cruise ship. Lavazza speciality coffees are also available, as …

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Norwegian Bliss in Alaska rendering

Everything You Need to Know About the Norwegian Bliss

Find out all about the Norwegian Bliss from Norwegian Cruise Line in our blog guide below.

Set to launch in June 2018, the Norwegian Bliss is the 16th ship in the Norwegian Cruise Line fleet. Cruisers hoping to travel on the Bliss can enjoy Caribbean and Alaska itineraries with selected sailings along the Mexican Riviera.

The ship has been designed to incorporate many of the features that Norwegian cruise line are known for that promote a sense of freedom and flexibility onboard.

Ship Stats

Gross Tonnage: 167,800
Guest Capacity: 4,004 guests
Overall Length: 329.8m  (1,082ft)
Cruise Speed: 23.2 knots
Max Beam (wide point of ship below waterline): 41.5m …

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Norwegian Cruise Line Free at Sea Explained

Find out what makes the Free at Sea promotion such a great deal…


One of our most popular promotions here at Cruise Nation is the Norwegian Cruise Line Free at Sea deal. Whilst the name explains a lot… there’s still a few details you might find you need to get your head around, after all there are so many cruise lines and offers available that all the information can become a little overwhelming.

We wanted to provide a clear idea of what you can expect to gain from the Free at Sea promotion so you can decide if it’s really the right deal for you. So let’s begin with some frequently …

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Discover the Norwegian Edge

What exactly is Norwegian Edge?

Are Norwegian cruise line launching a new ship called Norwegian Edge? It’s time to find out what all the hubbub is about…


You’d be forgiven for thinking that the Norwegian Edge is in fact a new ship soon to be unveiled by Norwegian Cruise Line. However Norwegian Edge is something different yet equally as exciting for lovers of the cruise line.

Norwegian Edge is an investment of $400 million which will see the Norwegian fleet undergo a series of dry docks to renovate and upgrade the on board décor and facilities with the aim of making the ships look even better than when they first left the ship yard.

Norwegian have spoken about the …

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The Norwegian Escape Launch

Find out our first impressions of the Norwegian Escape at the launch in Southampton.


It’s been just one week since we were onboard the Norwegian Escape in Southampton… and we miss it already! From the moment we clapped eyes on the colourful, vivid design of Guy Harvey’s artwork emblazoned across the hull of the ship, we were as excited as hoarde of teenage girls meeting Harry Styles for the first time!

We boarded the ship on deck 5 and as we headed toward the back of the ship, we were amazed at how friendly and efficient the staff were. As we passed the Guppies kids club energetic kids club leaders sang, danced and …

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