What makes the perfect family holiday when everyone seems to be looking for something different? Say Dad’s into sightseeing and culture, Mum just wants to get off the radar and have some me-time and the kids, well the kids just never want to have to say those dreaded words, “I’m bored!”
You know the situation but what do you recommend? Here’s the answer… Norwegian Cruise Line, because nobody does family holidays quite like NCL.
It all starts with our family-friendly accommodation.
Some folks believe one size fits all. Not us! We know that families come in all shapes and sizes so we tailor our accommodation to match. Comfortable staterooms with shipshape upper berths and extra beds? Check! Interconnecting staterooms in lots of configurations? Check! Luxurious Family Suites with a second bedroom for the kids? Check! Three bedroom Garden Villas… you must be getting the picture by now.
Once on board everyone can do their own thing with a space of their own when they need and plenty of places to play and enjoy quality time together.
Join the club.
A big selling-point for your family customers is our complimentary, professionally-supervised youth and teen programmes – Splash Academy and Entourage. They offer age-appropriate fun and activities in groups for two to 17 year-olds, so while kids are learning to juggle, enjoying creative play and partying, teens have the coolest theme parties, video games, films and much more. Even your youngest customers from six months can enjoy interactive parent-child activities at Guppies.
And with parents knowing their children and safe and having fun, they can escape for a little indulgence in the luxurious Mandara Spa® or chill in at one of the adults-only stylish beach clubs with a cool Mediterranean vibe.
The best fun together
Family quality time is on the agenda, too, with plenty of on-deck fun and action. Depending on the ship your customers choose, there are thrilling Aqua Parks with slides for all ages, challenging ropes courses where they can ‘walk the plank’, climbing walls and aboard every ship they’ll find sparkling pools and hot tubs, sports courts and jogging tracks.
With all those activities and the fresh sea air kids really build up an appetite and the great thing about NCL is that they can eat whenever they’re hungry thanks to Freestyle Dining. Families can sit down to a three-course meal or graze away at our made-to-order buffets, where seconds are actively encouraged. And for a taste sensation there are global speciality restaurants where children 12 and under can enjoy the complimentary kids menu.
Feel Free at Sea…
Free at Sea allows your customers the freedom and flexibility to design a bespoke holiday adding their choice of extras from as little as £99 per person on top of the great value base fare. They can choose from – Premium Beverage Package, Speciality Dining Package, WiFi Package, Shore Excursion Package or Family & Friends Offer#.
With the family and friends offer, guests three and four pay only the applicable tax for their cruise, making this the perfect first choice for families.
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7-Day Italy & Croatia: Mediterranean Getaway from Rome (Civitavecchia)
Departing 15 December 2019
Customers can sail away to the natural beauty and rich culture of the Adriatic Sea and Italy during the school holidays.
Family Inside Stateroom: £1,534 pp^
Family Balcony Stateroom: £2,174 pp^
These incredible fares, based on a family of four (two adults, two children) already includes the £99 pp upgrade for the first two guests in the stateroom and the taxes for guests three and four. Customers can choose the second offer they prefer and to book you enter the appropriate code for their choice:
- 34DIN* (3rd & 4th Guest Sail for Taxes & Speciality Dining Package)
- 34INET* (3rd & 4th Guest Sail for Taxes & Internet Package)
- 34SHORE* (3rd & 4th Guest Sail for Taxes & Shore Excursions Credit)
- 34BEV* (3rd & 4th Guest Sail for Taxes & Premium Beverage Package)
Norwegian Spirit, fully refurbished in 2017, is the perfect ship for a family cruise in the Med with 14 dining options, 12 bars and lounges and great facilities, including a pirate –themed water park that younger kids will love.
*terms and conditions apply. #Select sailings only. ^Lead prices are correct at the time of printing, subject to availability and can change at any time.