249 Norwegian Joy Tips


May 21, 2019

Enjoy every minute. She's a beauty!


May 21, 2019

Enjoy the observation deck ! Get to the Beatles show early because room only holds about 200 people .


May 21, 2019

Internet is basically barely functional- do not upgrade to the premium package- unable to stream anything


Jul 22, 2019

Visit as many of the specialty restaurants as possible


Jul 22, 2019

Learn quickly where everything is and don't be afraid to take the stairs. There were about 4000 people on our ship and most of them wanted to take the elevator. At times, we took the stairs and got to our destination faster than taking the elevator.


Apr 02, 2020

Casino charged 3% if you used your room card for money to play.


Aug 17, 2019

Explore the ship after checking in to get to know the locations of everything. Once you are comfortable where things are, you can really relax and you are not wasting time getting to where you are going. The Elevators to the back of the ship are less used than the ones towards the front of the ship, as they service the Main Eatting areas, and are usually much busier than the Elevators towards the back of the ship.


May 23, 2019

Make reservations as soon as you board for the activities and dining you want to do that require them.


May 25, 2019

Check the weather forecast for the port days and plan/prepare accordingly. If you're travelling at a peak time when the ship will be crowded, book your activities and the shows.


Sep 22, 2019

Watch your bill I had to go every day to make sure the room service charges were taken off that was charged even though I bought the romantic package


May 26, 2019

Get your entertainment bookings on embarkation day. You go to the Social to do this. Get everything written down. Being on the waiting list is no fun at all.


Jul 25, 2019

Eat at the Local and order the chicken wings.


May 28, 2019

The Observation Lounge is awesome! It was most crowded on Glacier Bay day, but it wasn't too hard to find a seat somewhere on any other day.


May 28, 2019

Wait to sail on the ship until next year. Maybe they will be better organized. If you do go, ask lots of questions. Don't have high expectations and you won't be disappointed.


May 29, 2019

Folks wore jeans in the main dining rooms for dinner so you do not need to dress up if you do not want to.


May 29, 2019

Big ship. Lots to see. Laid out very well. However the hot tubs are lukewarm and it’s absolutely insane that they close at 10:00pm.


May 29, 2019

Book onboard activities early.


Jul 27, 2019

Eat in town, there are some good eateries.


Jun 01, 2019

If you are elderly or have mobility issues, bring a wheelchair or scooter.

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