Go Back   Cruise Critic Message Board Forums > Cruise Lines "A - O" > Norwegian Cruise Line
 
Register here!
Forgot Your Password?


Notices

Norwegian Cruise Line
- Read thousands of Norwegian Cruise Reviews
- Compare the best Norwegian Cruise Deals
- Write a Norwegian Cruise Review
- Find Your Norwegian Roll Call
See posts about:
Norwegian Bliss
Norwegian Escape
Norwegian Jewel
Norwegian Spirit

Norwegian Breakaway
Norwegian Gem
Norwegian Pearl
Norwegian Star

Norwegian Dawn
Norwegian Getaway
Pride of America
Norwegian Sun

Norwegian Epic
Norwegian Jade
Norwegian Sky

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old August 26th, 2012, 01:05 PM
ginaf ginaf is offline
Cool Cruiser
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Staten Island, NY
Posts: 160
Default Breakaway - Confused about additional fees

Hi ..I have sailed on NCL at least 6 times from NYC and I have always loved this cruise line. I booked to the breakaway for next summer and I've been hearing some negative information about the fees on this boat. We have never paid for entertainment on the other boats (Gem, Jewel, Dawn). Does anyone know if there are fees for the entertainment? We are not as concerned with paying an additional fee for dining since we usually eat 5 nights in main dining and two nights a fee dining. I am just concerned about any additional charges since this is already a high priced cruise. We just got off the Disney Fantasy for one week and this cruise is almost the same price...just hope its worth it
Reply With Quote

  #2  
Old August 26th, 2012, 01:17 PM
KeithJenner KeithJenner is offline
Cool Cruiser
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: UK
Posts: 2,265
Default

I've not heard anything about charges for entertaining except for Cirque, which I understand will be similar to the Epic.

Maybe I've missed something though
Reply With Quote

  #3  
Old August 26th, 2012, 01:35 PM
bakerintn's Avatar
bakerintn bakerintn is online now
Blue Ribbon Cruiser
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Cumberland Plateau of TN
Posts: 4,683
Default

You might want to periodically check the NCL Facebook pages for announcements.

http://www.facebook.com/Norwegiancru...05017296207852

They do not mention which will be an extra fee, but i would guess that Rock of Ages and Cirque Dream may be extra-cost.

Just keep checking the news and CC NCL board to learn more as it is released.
__________________
  • SS Lelani - Los Angeles to Honolulu - 1958
  • USS Hopewell DD-681 1965-1967 Los Angeles, San Francisco, Maui, Honolulu, Midway Island, Guam, Formosa, Japan, Hong Kong, Phillipines, Gulf of Tonkin, S. Vietnam
  • MS Wilderness Adventurer - Alaska - 2000
  • Norwegain Dawn - Eastern Caribbean March 2008
  • Norwegian Pearl - Western Caribbean - January 2009
  • HAL Ryndam - Western Caribbean - January 2011
  • Norwegian Dawn - Nov 2013 Western Caribbean
Reply With Quote

  #4  
Old August 26th, 2012, 01:44 PM
SeaShark's Avatar
SeaShark SeaShark is offline
5,000+ Club
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 5,636
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ginaf View Post
Hi ..I have sailed on NCL at least 6 times from NYC and I have always loved this cruise line. I booked to the breakaway for next summer and I've been hearing some negative information about the fees on this boat. We have never paid for entertainment on the other boats (Gem, Jewel, Dawn). Does anyone know if there are fees for the entertainment? We are not as concerned with paying an additional fee for dining since we usually eat 5 nights in main dining and two nights a fee dining. I am just concerned about any additional charges since this is already a high priced cruise. We just got off the Disney Fantasy for one week and this cruise is almost the same price...just hope its worth it
You seem to have an information source that many posters here do not. Perhaps you could share links to where you read about the fees. Sometimes knowing both the source and the context helps a great deal with the interpretation.
__________________
Next: Pride of America Hawaii :: Nov 2014


Past:

2014: Getaway, Getaway
2013: Jewel, Breakaway, Dawn
2012: Sensation, Jade, Pride of America, Pride, Dream
2011: Dawn, Sky, Spirit, Sun
2010: Star, Epic
2009: Jewel
2008: Gem
2007: Pearl


This is a forum - not a support group.
We do not "owe" anyone unconditional acceptance of their opinions.
Reply With Quote

  #5  
Old August 26th, 2012, 02:09 PM
JohnIreland JohnIreland is offline
Cool Cruiser
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 1,710
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by bakerintn View Post
You might want to periodically check the NCL Facebook pages for announcements.

http://www.facebook.com/Norwegiancru...05017296207852

They do not mention which will be an extra fee, but i would guess that Rock of Ages and Cirque Dream may be extra-cost.

Just keep checking the news and CC NCL board to learn more as it is released.
Rock of Ages I would presume to be free , as the Blue Man Group are on the Epic.
__________________
NCL Gem - June 08 & June 10
NCL Jade - February 09 & March 14
NCL Sky - September 09
NCL Dawn - November 10
NCL Epic - April 12
NCL Spirit - Nov 12
NCL Pearl- September 13
NCL Breakaway - June 14
NCL Jewel - Nov 14
Reply With Quote

Ad Sponsored By
  #6  
Old August 26th, 2012, 02:14 PM
cruza's Avatar
cruza cruza is offline
Cool Cruiser
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 578
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ginaf View Post
Hi ..I have sailed on NCL at least 6 times from NYC and I have always loved this cruise line. I booked to the breakaway for next summer and I've been hearing some negative information about the fees on this boat. We have never paid for entertainment on the other boats (Gem, Jewel, Dawn). Does anyone know if there are fees for the entertainment? We are not as concerned with paying an additional fee for dining since we usually eat 5 nights in main dining and two nights a fee dining. I am just concerned about any additional charges since this is already a high priced cruise. We just got off the Disney Fantasy for one week and this cruise is almost the same price...just hope its worth it
See the link with Sheehan interview about Breakaway including entertainment and dining options:
http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/06/2...rtainment.html

Sheehan said that dinner show will be for fee, the rest of shows will be included to the cost of the cruise
Reply With Quote

  #7  
Old August 26th, 2012, 02:19 PM
ColinIllinois ColinIllinois is online now
Blue Ribbon Cruiser
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 3,001
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by JohnIreland View Post
Rock of Ages I would presume to be free , as the Blue Man Group are on the Epic.

Exactly right.
Reply With Quote

  #8  
Old August 26th, 2012, 02:25 PM
Single Cruiser's Avatar
Single Cruiser Single Cruiser is offline
5,000+ Club
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Nottingham, UK
Posts: 5,640
Default

It will follow Epic so the "included" ents will be:

Howl at the Moon
Slam Allen
2nd city
Rock of ages
Burn the floor
Atrium ents
White hot party
Night clubs
Piano bar players/singers

Pay ents
The new Cirque dream & dinner

Same with dining.

Included:
3 main restaurants
Buffet
O'Sheehans
Breezeway

Optional (cover charge)
Moderno/Cagneys
Bistro
La cuccina
Blue Ocean seafood
Gelato
Tepp/shanghai/etc..
__________________
Craig.







Norwegian Epic - Sept '14 7nt West Med
Independence of the Seas - May '14 6nt France/Spain
Norwegian Spirit - Mar '14 9nt Canary/Morocco
Norwegian Getaway - Jan '14 sampler

Norwegian Epic - October '13 13nt westbound transatlantic
Norwegian Epic - Sep '13 7nt west med
Norwegian Breakaway - May 13 7nt Inaugural Transatlantic

Norwegian Epic - October '12 13nt Westbound Transatlantic
Norwegian Epic - Apr/May '12 7nt West Med

Norwegian Epic - May/Jun '11 7nt West Med
Independence of the Seas - Dec '10 11nt Canaries
Ocean Village 1 - Aug '10 7nt West Med

Ocean Village 2 - Apr '09 7nt Maiden East Med Pyramids
Ocean Village 1 - Jan '08 14nt Central Americas;
April '07 17nt Trans Atlantic Barbados-Crete;
May '06 14nt West Med; May '05 14nt West Med

Last edited by Single Cruiser; August 26th, 2012 at 02:32 PM.
Reply With Quote

  #9  
Old August 27th, 2012, 12:25 AM
ginaf ginaf is offline
Cool Cruiser
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Staten Island, NY
Posts: 160
Default

thanks everyone...feeling better knowing that the entertainment is free with the exception of the Cirque dinner. As far as the dining it seems the same as the other ships...with some more specialty options added. I was considering changing back to the Gem back I think the breakaway will be great!! thanks again!
Reply With Quote

  #10  
Old August 27th, 2012, 01:52 AM
willysgrandma's Avatar
willysgrandma willysgrandma is offline
5,000+ Club
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 7,093
Default

Oh lord, don't change! The Breakaway is going to be a great ship! It is following the charges for the Cirque show as they currently are on the Epic.

Quote:
Originally Posted by ginaf View Post
thanks everyone...feeling better knowing that the entertainment is free with the exception of the Cirque dinner. As far as the dining it seems the same as the other ships...with some more specialty options added. I was considering changing back to the Gem back I think the breakaway will be great!! thanks again!
__________________
Any cruise is better than staying home!
Reply With Quote

  #11  
Old August 27th, 2012, 07:10 PM
luv2cruise53's Avatar
luv2cruise53 luv2cruise53 is offline
Cool Cruiser
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Boston, MA
Posts: 912
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by cruza View Post
See the link with Sheehan interview about Breakaway including entertainment and dining options:
http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/06/2...rtainment.html

Sheehan said that dinner show will be for fee, the rest of shows will be included to the cost of the cruise
This is the CORRECT Information. Only Cirque Jungle which is the dinner show has a fee. It would defeat all of NCL's effort to offer the finest entertainment at Sea, advertise it as so special...and then charge us. NO WAY...As with the Epic, all entertainment except the Cirque dinner shows is part of the cruise fare. That mean no fee.
__________________



Reply With Quote

Reply

Bookmarks


Ad Sponsored By
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:17 AM.


© 1995 - 2014, The Independent Traveler, Inc. All rights reserved.
"A Community of People Who Love To Cruise"
All of the information contained within Cruise Critic is protected by copyright. You may, however, download a single copy only for your personal use.