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NCL is not for us.
"My husband and I just came back from our 7 day Western Caribbean cruise on the Getaway. Were cruise a few times a year but only our 4th time with NCL. Unfortunately we will not cruise this line again...."Read More
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wintergardenmom

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Review for Norwegian Getaway to Caribbean - Western

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nfish

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We were the last cruise before the COVID started. This was my 6th cruise (2nd on Norwegian). First I must say the cruise line did an exceptional job of keeping the ship clear & cruisers safe. (All public restroom doors open, servers at the buffet, no salt/pepper, cream/sugar on tables, etc.) The reason for this review - The Norwegian Getaway is the most poorly designed ship I have ever been on. ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)

2 Helpful Votes


DISAPPOINTMENT

Review for Norwegian Getaway to Caribbean - Western

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jimroche

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Very disappointed in this cruise. Cabin was so so hard to get around the veranda was small. We did have a wonderful cabin boy. Found the main dining room lacking in food and its presentation was quite boring.enjoyed the specialty restaurants had entertainment twice and it was very good rest of entertainment was average. Nothing you couldn't live with out.my husband had a scooter which we were ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

4 Helpful Votes


DO NOT EVER BOOK THROUGH EXPEDIA!!!!!!

Review for Norwegian Getaway to Caribbean - Western

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Nykr9595

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

The NCL free promotions for dining and beverages etc is a real differentiator. I have noticed that in the last few years the cruise lines are now up charging for everything and it is very annoying. I would rather pay a little more and not have to be nickel and dimed. At RC (Royal Carribbien) and Princess you now have many items on the menu which are at additional cost. Seriously - it just ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


New Cruise at the Top of My List

Review for Norwegian Getaway to Caribbean - Western

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Liljo22

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

I had been watching cruise pricing for a Spring Break cruise out of Galveston or NOLA for sometime. When NCL added the 3rd and 4th free perk the price dropped a ton and I pulled the trigger on the Getaway cruise for my family of four. We had done this itinerary before out of NOLA on the Dawn and loved it. We convinced another family to join us so it was a group of 8 on this trip. We all ended ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)

Cabin Type: Family Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


Get Away from the NCL Getaway

Review for Norwegian Getaway to Caribbean - Western

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LondonZordan

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Norweigan Getaway FEB 2020 Review The booking experience was a nightmare (I booked directly thru Norweigan). I ended up talking with several different NCL consultants and hands down they were rude and several mis informed me. I should have stopped there. I thought we were getting a good deal and liked the options so i proceeded with booking two cabins (two people in each cabin). First of ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

1 Helpful Vote


Excellent Holiday

Review for Norwegian Getaway to Caribbean - Western

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JDM1

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We were slightly apprehensive going on our first NCL cruise on a large ship like the Getaway given some of the negative reviews. However, we had a great time and can’t believe why some people are so critical. There are, to be fair a few areas that could be improved but overall a lovely ship with pleasant, helpful staff. We had a balcony cabin which was very spacious with a lovely shower (glass ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

49 Helpful Votes


First Time Definitely Not the Last Time

Review for Norwegian Getaway to Caribbean - Western

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MARB

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

I was a first time cruiser and was delegated by my group to research cruise lines, destinations, and deals. After countless weeks of research we voted on the Norwegian Cruise Line porting out of NOLA. We were very pleased with our rates, cabins and service we received from NCL before and during our cruise. We contacted NCL to book a group cruise, we received 10 balcony cabins and 1 solo cabin. ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Fun Getaway

Review for Norwegian Getaway to Caribbean - Western

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Docb225

10+ Cruises

Booked this cruse at the last minute because the price, $306.00 for an interior room. Ended up getting upgraded to a midship balcony through the Upgrade Andvantage program. Had read a lot of horror stories about embarking from NOLA but overall it wasn't too bad, the line was long but it moved at a steady rate. Disembarking went very smooth, found our luggage immediately. We spent a day and a half ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom

2 Helpful Votes


Not as good as I remember

Review for Norwegian Getaway to Caribbean - Western

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Cruising Oma53

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Embarkation in NOLA was fast. I estimate that we were onboard within 15 minutes from the time we got in line. They said our room would be ready around 1:30 pm and it was. The Free Dining rooms food was not as good as it was 3 years ago on NCL Jewel or last year on the Dawn. Twice we looked at the MDR menu and decided to just eat at the buffet. Great shows in the Getaway Theater, especially ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom

3 Helpful Votes


Pretty much just frustrating

Review for Norwegian Getaway to Caribbean - Western

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Cowracer

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

The Getaway is a fantastic ship for 2300 people. The problem is they put 4000 on it... In no particular order: The HVAC system onboard seemed overwhelmed in the common areas and in the cabins it seemed they worked better or worse from day to day. The "atrium" (really just a large hole in the deck between 6 and 7) was the worst, but then again, it was always packed full of people. It was ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


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