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Itineraries and Destinations

Norwegian Cruise Line halts 2024 Israel port stops – others also make changes

Norwegian Cruise Line has cancelled all stops to Israel in 2024 as the war with militant group Hamas continues to escalate.

WORDS BY Grant Jones . Nov 2 2023
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Onboard spending can almost double the cost of your cruise – here’s why

Cruise fares at up to 50% off with $1 deposits are not hard to find at the moment as cruise lines vie for customers in a booming market. However, those seductive deals may not tell […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jun 22 2023
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“I screamed just watching this video” – woman gets stuck in water slide

Viral footage has emerged from a Norwegian Cruise Line ship off the coast Mexico, after a women’s mishap on the cruise ship’s slide was seen by many passengers of the ship and now 16 million  […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Mar 10 2022
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The “Great Cruise Comeback” – Norwegian claims its ships are “the safest place on earth”

Norwegian Cruise Line has come out swinging, announcing a series bullish comeback plans that reinforces international cruise ship operators are no longer prepared to wait for major governments to give the go-ahead to resume sailings. […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Apr 8 2021
A Christmas cruise miracle: Mediterranean sailing refunded after nine month wait

A Christmas cruise miracle: Mediterranean sailing refunded after nine month wait

A Melbourne couple is celebrating today after finally being promised a $7000 refund for their cancelled Mediterranean cruise  – just in time for Christmas. Billie-Lee Jobe has been chasing her refund for the Norwegian Jade […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Dec 17 2020
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Cruise industry launches lobbying campaign backed by suppliers

At the height of the wave season, Select Fresh Providores would supply fruit and vegetables to all the major cruise lines: P&O Cruises, Carnival, Princess, Norwegian Cruise Line, Regent Seven Seas, Oceania and MSC. “At […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Oct 1 2020
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Battle begins to relaunch cruise with new health plans and European test sailings

The battle to start cruising has begun in earnest today, with the major lines – backed by teams of eminent medical specialists – putting forward fresh plans to convince governments around the world that it’s […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Sep 22 2020
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American health body pours cold water on early return of cruise

America’s powerful US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, known as the CDC, has admitted it has yet to consider measures to allow the return of passengers to cruising. CDC’s director of Global Migration and […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jun 5 2020
Tips & Advice

The cheapest suites – use this guide and save 50%

You often hear about the bargain basement prices of interior and quad cabins. But what about those who enjoy travelling in comfort and style? For cruisers who enjoy the suite life, here are some of […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Mar 6 2020
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NCL launches select 2021 itineraries

Norwegian Cruise Lines has launched 2021 itineraries for Norwegian Jade, Pearl, Sky, Star and Sun as well as a series of port-intensive itineraries called ‘Extraordinary Journeys’. The ‘Extraordinary Journeys’ feature 26 different itineraries, that have […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Feb 26 2020
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Saving Tips & Deals

Line by line: all the best Black Friday cruise deals

It’s like Click Frenzy on steroids – but should you be tempted by this year’s Black Friday deals? Cruise Passenger has looked, line by line, at what’s on offer. We found cruises that just start […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Nov 29 2019