Norwegian Releases Fall, Winter Itineraries for 2019, 2020

Norwegian Cruise Line has released selections from the fleet’s fall/winter 2019/20 deployment, which will include sailings to tropical destinations in the Caribbean, BahamasFlorida and South America, as well as fall foliage sailings in Canada and New England. Norwegian’s new itineraries open for sale on January 17 for returning guests and to the general public on Thursday, January 18.

Bahamas & Florida

The all-new Norwegian Bliss, launching summer 2018, will lead the fleet sailing to the Bahamas from New York for the winter 2019/20 season. Norwegian Bliss’ winter 2019/20 itineraries will offer 18 different cruises including seven and eight-day Bahamas and Florida sailings, along with longer 12 and 14-day cruises to the Southern and Western Caribbean during the heart of winter. 

Norwegian Bliss will homeport in Manhattan beginning on November 24, 2019 and set sail each Sunday to the Bahamas and Florida, with calls in Orlando and the Port Canaveral; Norwegian’s private island Great Stirrup Cay, and a call to the tropical island of Nassau, Bahamas.

Norwegian Gem will kick off the 2019 holiday season with an eight-day Bahamas and Florida cruise from New York on December 13, 2019. The itinerary includes an overnight stay and two days in Orlando and Port Canaveral, a day at Great Stirrup Cay, and a call in Nassau.

Guests looking for a quick winter getaway over a long holiday weekend can sail on Norwegian Dawn from Tampa for a five-day Bahamas and Florida cruise departing January 16, 2020. The itinerary includes calls in Key West, Nassau, and Great Stirrup Cay.


On December 1, 2019, Norwegian Bliss will begin a 12-day journey to the Southern Caribbean, calling on destinations like San Juan, Puerto Rico; St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; Basseterre, St. Kitts; Bridgetown, Barbados; Castries, St. Lucia; and St. John’s, Antigua. Norwegian Bliss will also offer a 14-day Southern Caribbean cruise on January 19, 2020, that will additionally call in Tortola, British Virgin Islands and Philipsburg, St. Maarten.

Norwegian Bliss is offering an extended 14-day Western Caribbean vacation with two departure dates on January 5 and February 2, 2020. This itinerary includes a variety of excursions, from theme parks to Mayan ruins, with calls in Orlando and Port Canaveral; Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas; Ocho Rios, Jamaica; George Town, Grand Cayman; Roatán, Bay Islands, Honduras; Harvest Caye, Belize; and Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico.

Guests cruising from New Orleans sail on Norwegian Breakaway in 2018 and Norwegian Getaway in 2019. Norwegian Getaway will sail a mix of seven, nine and 12-day cruises to the Western Caribbean from New Orleans beginning November 8, 2019. Calls will include Costa Maya, Harvest Caye, Roatán, George Town, and Ocho Rios on her nine-day voyages.

Norwegian Getaway’s seven-day Western Caribbean cruises will visit Cozumel and Costa Maya, Roatán, and Harvest Caye. Norwegian Getaway’s 12-day cruise, includes calls on Cozumel and Costa Maya, George Town, Ocho Rios; Puerto Limon, Costa Rica; Roatán, and Harvest Caye.

From December 8 through March 15, Norwegian Epic will sail the Southern Caribbean on seven-day voyages with calls in Oranjestad, Aruba; Willemstad, Curacao; Kralendijk, Bonaire; Castries, and Basseterre, as well as Bridgetown, St. John's, Philipsburg, and St. Thomas on 10 and 11-day cruises. 

Norwegian Escape will return to Miami on November 23, 2019 and sail seven-day Western Caribbean cruises through April 18, 2020. The seven-day cruises will visit Cozumel and Costa Maya, Roatán, and Harvest Caye. 

Norwegian Breakaway will reposition from Miami to Port Canaveral, arriving on November 23, 2019. The ship will sail seven-day Eastern and Western Caribbean itineraries every Saturday, with stops in Falmouth, Jamaica; George Town, and Cozumel. During Norwegian Breakaway’s Eastern Caribbean sailings, guests will cruise to St. Thomas, Tortola, and Great Stirrup Cay.

Norwegian Dawn will return to Tampa, with cruises departing from the west coast of the peninsula from November 24, 2019 through March 22, 2020. The Norwegian Dawn will sail primarily seven-day Western Caribbean cruises ports-of-call in Roatán, Cozumel, Costa Maya, and Harvest Caye.

Norwegian Gem will return New York for her winter 2019 season from November 22, 2019 to March 16, 2020. Norwegian Gem will sail a variety of 10 and 11-day Southern Caribbean itineraries and one 14-day cruise from New York with ports-of-call that will include Basseterre, St. John’s, St. Thomas, and Castries.

Canada & New England

Throughout the month of September 2019, Norwegian Escape will offer four roundtrip seven-day cruises from Manhattan to the Canadian coastline, with calls in Portland and Bar Harbor, Maine; Saint John, Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick; and Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Panama Canal

Norwegian Dawn and Norwegian Gem will both offer a selection of bucket-list cruises through the Panama Canal. Norwegian Gem will cruise from New York to San Francisco on a 20-day journey departing on January 4, 2020, and then back from the Bay City on a 21-day cruise to New York departing on January 24. Along these voyages, guests will stop in Curacao and Aruba, Colombia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico, and Southern California.

Norwegian Dawn will sail a 15-day cruise from New York to Tampa to the Panama Canal, departing on November 9, 2019. The voyage will include calls on Willemstad, Curacao; Oranjestad, Aruba; Santa Marta and Cartagena, Colombia; a daytime transit of the Panama Canal, followed by calls in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica; Roatán, Harvest Caye, and Costa Maya.

Norwegian Dawn will also sail a 14-day round-trip Panama Canal cruise from Tampa departing on December 1, 2019, with stops in George Town, Ocho Rios, Cartagena, and Puerto Limon.

South America

Norwegian Star will sail South America for the winter season in 2019 and 2020, offering 14-day sailings from Santiago (San Antonio), Chile and Buenos Aires, Argentina.  The Eastbound itineraries depart from Santiago on December 21, January 18 and February 15, while the Westbound depart from Buenos Aires, Argentina on January 4, February 1 and February 29, 2020. The journeys will include calls in Puerto Montt, Puerto Chacabuco, and Punta Arenas, Chile; Stanley, Falkland Islands; Montevideo, Uruguay; and Puerto Madryn and Ushuaia, Argentina.

Guests will also sail the Patagonic Channels, Chilean Fjords, the Strait of Magellan; Beagle Channel, Canal Moraleda and a bucket list sail around Cape Horn.

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