922 Norwegian Gem Tips


Oct 20, 2019

Cruise lines always adds surcharges to everything including “so-called free” items. For instance, the free drink package has a huge surcharge. 20% added to everything you purchase which BTW is already Hugh priced.

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Oct 07, 2019

Friendly staff. Expect casual. Check out the ports you will visit so you will know if you are not interested in them.

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Sep 13, 2019

If you are travelling with little ones, be prepared to spend most of your time onboard finding your own ways to entertain your child.

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Sep 09, 2019

The coffee machine before you get to the great outdoors did have the best coffee on the ship. Learnt this from another traveler and they were correct.

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Sep 08, 2019

Remember to check the fish on the carpet, they swim towards the Bow except the Red one who bucks the trend IE Freestyle :-) Study the deck plans on the NCL website prior to cruising so you know where everything is and how to get there. I often saw people looking a bit confused. The only thing I wonder about is why the corridor on port side from the atrium to the center elevators is block by whatever is behind the door. I don't remember that on the Jewel, and the Star and Dawn do not have that blockage, I was always going to the wrong side when departing the elevator, but you can always exit the door to the prominade and go around outside. Also note that deck 6 has the Galley between the 2 MDR's so you cannot walk thru from Center elevators to the Aft MDR. One elevator in the Aft bank does go to deck 6 but otherwise the steps from Deck 7 to the aft MDR are the best way to get there. I would suggest that any Handicapped persons avoid this venue and dine in the midship MDR.

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Sep 07, 2019

The Spinnaker Lounge; Sherman and Gary are amazing bar tenders and made us feel like we were at our local hangout. The Spinnaker is at the front of the ship and has an amazing view. It was a great place to watch our arrival in Bermuda.

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Sep 06, 2019

It is a relatively small cruise ship so be prepared for a great time. Can get a little rough in high seas.

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Sep 02, 2019

Bring a good book or two and relax. Plenty of deck chairs, a quiet library, and a board game room. It's not necessary to spend a ton of money to enjoy a cruise.

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Aug 30, 2019

Stay away from the casino! The buffets are ok. Get the dining package if you can. Eat at Cagney's and Teppanyaki. The O'shehans is not open 24 hours this food can be worse then the Buffet.

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Aug 24, 2019

Do your homework before you sail!!! Pick your days it going to be less crowded. Your paying all that money to get frustrated not wort it when on vacation

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