Norwegian Announces 2018, 2019 Caribbean Cruises

Norwegian Cruise Line has unveiled its summer 2018 and fall/winter 2018-2019 itineraries, featuring new opportunities for guests to set sail to the Caribbean.

In summer 2018, Norwegian Gem will set sail for the Bahamas and Florida each Saturday from New York City.

Norwegian Sky will continue to sail three- and four-day Bahamas cruises from Miami year-round, providing guests a private island escape to Great Stirrup Cay, which is undergoing enhancements that include a luxury lagoon area for Haven guests, along with upgraded facilities, premium cabana furnishings and more family-friendly amenities.

In winter 2018-2019, Norwegian Escape will remain in New York, and bring guests to the beaches Florida and the Bahamas on seven-day cruises.

In addition to the Bahamas cruise options, guests can set sail to other Caribbean destinations on seven Norwegian ships in 2018 and 2019, sailing from departure ports including New York, Boston, Port Canaveral, San Juan, Miami, New Orleans and Tampa.

From December 2018-February 2019, Norwegian Escape will set sail from New York on extended 12- and 14-day Southern Caribbean cruises, as well as 14-day Western Caribbean Cruises, which will include a call at Harvest Caye≠ Belize’s newest resort-style port of call.

Norwegian Breakaway will also sail 10- and 11-day Eastern Caribbean cruises from New York for a sunny Virgin Islands getaway in the winter.

New for 2018, guests cruising from New England can set sail to the Caribbean from Boston on Norwegian Dawn for a 14-day Eastern Caribbean cruise in 2018.

Norwegian Gem will reposition to New Orleans, sailing to the Western Caribbean on seven-, 10-, and 11-day cruises from the Crescent City.

Guests sailing from Miami in winter 2018 can cruise to the Western Caribbean on Norwegian Getaway, which will sail seven-day cruises that will also include a call to Harvest Caye.

Norwegian Pearl will homeport in Tampa during winter 2018, sailing seven-day cruises to the Western Caribbean.

Norwegian Dawn will seasonally homeport in San Juan, Puerto Rico during the winter 2018-2019 season, sailing to the heart of the Caribbean on seven-, 10- and 11-day cruises, with calls in Barbados, St. Lucia, Antigua and more.

Guests can also sail to the Southern Caribbean from Miami on Norwegian Jade, on a 10-day cruise on select dates from November 2018 – April 2019.

Norwegian Epic will again return to Port Canaveral in fall 2018, sailing alternating seven-day Eastern and Western Caribbean cruises, along with the select longer 10- and 11-day Western Caribbean cruises from November 2018-January 2019.

— Dana Niland, CJ Contributor