Summer is heating up with Norwegian Cruise Line’s “Super Summer Dash” limited time offer that launches today, Tuesday, May 8, 2012, providing guests the opportunity to save on summer cruise vacations to popular destinations around the world, including Europe, Alaska, Bermuda, Bahamas & Florida, Canada & New England and Hawaii. Guests who book a cruise on board any summer sailing by May 11, 2012, receive up to $250 on-board credit per stateroom (based on cruise length and stateroom category) to spend towards treatments in Norwegian’s award-winning spas; dinners in the line’s delicious specialty restaurants or towards exciting shore excursions.
The offer, available for just four days, provides reduced deposits on all of Norwegian’s summer sailings of three days or longer and is also combinable with the “Little Norwegians Explore for Free,” promotion offering free shore excursions in every port of call to kids 12 and under and half-off shore excursions for teenagers, ages 13-17*.
A cruise through Europe on board “Europe’s Leading Cruise Line” is the ultimate summer vacation and those looking to explore Europe’s great treasures can choose from a variety of exciting itineraries on board Norwegian Spirit, Norwegian Jade, Norwegian Epic or Norwegian Sun.
Norwegian Spirit’s incredible 12-day Grand Mediterranean itinerary visits five different countries on one cruise. Sailing from either Barcelona or Venice through October 13, 2012, guests can explore Athens (Piraeus), Greece; Ephesus (Izmir) and Istanbul, Turkey; Mykonos, Greece; Naples, Rome (Civitavecchia) and Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Italy; and Provence (Toulon), France.
Norwegian Jade sets sail this summer on seven-day Greek Isles and Adriatic itineraries from Venice, Italy to ports of call including Corfu, Santorini, Mykonos and Olympia (Katakolon), Greece, Dubrovnik, Croatia; Athens (Piraeus), Greece; Ephesus (Izmir), Turkey and Split, Croatia.
Norwegian Epic, named “Best Overall Cruise Ship,” by the readers of Travel Weekly, sails seven-day Western Mediterranean itineraries through the summer from Barcelona, Spain visiting popular European ports of call including; Naples, Rome (Civitavecchia) and Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Italy; Cannes and Provence (Marseilles), France.
Vacationers can explore the Baltic Capitals on board Norwegian Sun from May 4, 2012 through September 7, 2012. Departing from Copenhagen, Denmark, guests on this itinerary will enjoy an overnight stay in St. Petersburg, Russia and stops in Berlin (Warnemunde), Germany, Tallinn, Estonia, Helsinki, Finland and Stockholm, Sweden.
Guests looking to experience the majestic beauty of Alaska this summer can do so on board Norwegian Jewel or Norwegian Pearl, the youngest ships sailing in Alaskan waters. Norwegian Pearl is currently sailing to Alaska through September 16, 2012, and Norwegian Jewel from May 26 through September 8, 2012. Both will sail a series of seven-day cruises from Seattle to some of Alaska’s most scenic destinations including Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, Ketchikan and Victoria, British Columbia.
Residents in the North East can enjoy the convenience of setting sail on a summer cruise vacation right from their own backyard on board Norwegian Gem, Norwegian Star or Norwegian Dawn. Norwegian Gem is currently sailing a seven-day Bahamas and Florida itinerary from New York City through September 1, 2012. Ports of call include Nassau, Bahamas, Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas, Norwegian’s Private Island and Orlando (Port Canaveral). Guests looking to sink their toes into one of Bermuda’s famous pink sand beaches can set sail on a seven-day cruise to King’s Wharf, Bermuda from New York City on board Norwegian Star through October 14, 2012 or from Boston on board Norwegian Dawn through September 14, 2012.
As summer transitions to fall, vacationers can set sail on Norwegian Gem from New York or on a 10-day Eastern Canada and Quebec cruise through October 10, 2012. Guests on board can take in the fall foliage, history and beauty of Halifax, Nova Scotia; Quebec City, Quebec; Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Sydney, Nova Scotia.
A cruise around the Hawaiian Islands also makes for an incredible summer vacation. Sailing roundtrip from Honolulu, cruisers can explore four different Hawaiian Islands in seven days on board Pride of America. With an overnight in Kahului, Maui; Hilo, Hawaii, Kona, Hawaii and an overnight in Nawilliwili, Kauai guests have time to experience all that Hawaii has to offer.
For a quick summer getaway from Miami, guests sailing on board Norwegian Sky on a three or four-day cruise will visit Nassau, Bahamas and Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas, Norwegian’s Private Island paradise.
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