Starting today, travelers can purchase tickets for most of Norwegian Cruise Line’s winter 2020/2021 itineraries. Major changes include Norwegian Joy joining its sister ship Norwegian Encore in Miami, Norwegian Escape homeporting in Port Canaveral for the first time and the return of Norwegian Epic to San Juan.
Norwegian Joy’s first season sailing from Miami will begin October 24 and consist of five-to-seven-day western and eastern Caribbean voyages. Western Caribbean cruises will include calls to Honduras, Belize and Mexico while its eastern trips will travel to the Dominican Republic, U.S. Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands and the Bahamas.
Also sailing from Miami will be Norwegian Encore, which will be returning from its first summer season in New York. The ship will offer seven-day western Caribbean cruises to Honduras, Belize and Mexico, as well as 12-to-12-day cruises through the Panama Canal and to the Dominican Republic, Bonaire, Curacao, Aruba, Colombia, Panama and Costa Rica.
The Norwegian Escape’s first season based in Port Canaveral will begin on November 21. It will offer five-and-seven-day eastern and western Caribbean itineraries to the Dominican Republic, U.S. Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands, Bahamas, Mexico, Cayman Islands and Jamaica. Additionally, it will sail two four-day Bahama cruises to Nassau, Freeport and Great Stirrup Cay.
Norwegian Epic will return to San Juan, Puerto Rico December 20 to offer seven-day cruises of the southern Caribbean. Destinations will include Curacao, Aruba, St. Lucia, St. Kitts and Bonaire.
Norwegian Breakaway, Norwegian Getaway, Norwegian Pearl and Norwegian Bliss will all offer voyages to the Caribbean out of Miami. Norwegian Breakaway will start its voyages to the western Caribbean November 22. Beginning in December, the Norwegian Getaway, sailing out of New York also, will offer between five- and eight-day cruises to the eastern and western Caribbean. Norwegian Pearl will provide a mix of western and southern Caribbean cruises, as well as Panama Canal and Bahama itineraries, starting November 4. Norwegian Bliss will begin its season October 18, sailing Mexican Riviera cruises out of Los Angeles, eastern Caribbean voyages out of Miami and 15-day Panama Canal cruises between the two.
Also sailing the Caribbean will be Norwegian Gem and Norwegian Jade. Norwegian Gem will offer between 10- and 14-day trips to the southern Caribbean, leaving out of New York. Norwegian Jade will sail out of Tampa from November 22 through April 11, providing a mix of western and southern Caribbean cruises.
Following ship-wide renovations, Norwegian Jewel will return to offering Australia and New Zealand cruises starting October 9. Beginning December 19, Norwegian Star will sail 14-day South American cruises with calls in Uruguay, Argentina, Falkland Islands, Argentina and Chile.