$1317total per person
Guarantee Inside StateroomA Guarantee stateroom (GTY) guarantees an Inside stateroom or better! Your stateroom may be on any deck and assigned...
Guarantee Inside Cabin - Category IXIX
$1,317total per person
$1357total per person
Guarantee Oceanview StateroomA Guarantee stateroom (GTY) guarantees an Oceanview stateroom or better! Please note that the view may be fully...
Guarantee Ocean View Cabin - Category OXOX
$1,357total per person
$1383total per person
Guarantee Balcony StateroomA Guarantee stateroom (GTY) guarantees a Balcony stateroom or better! Please note that the view from your balcony...
Guarantee Balcony Cabin - Category BXBX
$1,383total per person
$1513total per person
Guarantee Mini SuiteA Guarantee stateroom (GTY) guarantees a Mini-Suite stateroom or better! Please note that the view from your balcony...
Guarantee Mini Suite - Category MXMX
$1,513total per person
$1723total per person
Inside StateroomThese staterooms include two lower beds that convert to a queen-size bed. Some connect. (Door opens to center...
$1919total per person
Family Balcony StateroomIdeal for the whole family, these staterooms include two lower beds that convert to a queen-size bed, an upper bed...
$1984total per person
Balcony StateroomEnjoy easy access to all the outdoor fun on the top decks. Your stateroom includes two lower beds that convert to a...
Balcony Stateroom - Category BFBF
$1,984total per person
Balcony Stateroom - Category BEBE
$2,010total per person
Balcony Stateroom - Category BDBD
$2,023total per person
Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom - Category BBBB
$2,036total per person
Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom - Category BABA
$2,114total per person
$2049total per person
Family Mini SuitePerfect if you want to bring the kids, these Family Mini-Suites are conveniently located near the kids' area,...
$2114total per person
Mid-Ship Mini SuiteLocated mid-ship with easy access to everything, these Mini-Suites feature two lower beds that convert to a queen,...
$2114total per person
Family Ocean View StateroomPerfect for families, these staterooms are near the kids' area and include two single beds that convert to a queen,...
Family Ocean View Cabin - Category O1O1
$2,114total per person
$2180total per person
Large Balcony StateroomThese staterooms offer incredible views from the balcony, two lower beds that convert to a queen-size bed and...
Large Balcony Stateroom - Category B6B6
$2,180total per person
$2310total per person
Aft-Facing Large Balcony StateroomThese staterooms include two lower beds that convert to a queen-size bed and are aft-facing, so the view from your...
Aft-Facing Large Balcony - Category B1B1
$2,310total per person
$2532total per person
Mini Suite with Large BalconyFeaturing two lower beds that convert to a queen, sofa bed and some include an additional pullman bed. With a...
Mini Suite Large Balcony - Category M6M6
$2,532total per person
$2571total per person
Spa Balcony StateroomThe Spa Balcony staterooms feature tranquil spa décor and include two lower beds that convert to a queen-size bed, a...
Spa Balcony Stateroom - Category B9B9
$2,571total per person
$2597total per person
Spa Mini SuiteSpa Mini-Suites feature tranquil spa décor and include two lower beds that convert to a queen, oversized waterfall...
Spa Mini Suite - Category M9M9
$2,597total per person
$3575total per person
Aft-Facing Mini SuiteThese Mini-Suites include two lower beds that convert to a queen. And because they are aft-facing, the view from...
Aft-Facing Mini Suite - Category M1M1
$3,575total per person
$4593total per person
The Haven Forward-Facing PenthouseTake in breathtaking forward-facing views. These Penthouses have access to The Haven and feature a king-size bed...
Forward-Facing Penthouse - Category H7H7
$4,593total per person
$4789total per person
The Haven Courtyard PenthouseThese Penthouses are located in The Haven and include a king-size bed and single sofabed, plus a private balcony...
Courtyard Penthouse - Category H5H5
$4,789total per person
$5245total per person
The Haven Aft-Facing PenthouseWith access to The Haven, these Penthouses feature a king-size bed plus dining and sitting areas. They offer an...
Aft-Facing Penthouse - Category H6H6
$5,245total per person
$5897total per person
The Haven 2-Bedroom Family VillaPerfect for the family, these Villas are located in The Haven and feature two bedrooms, one with a king-size bed,...
2-Bedroom Family Villa - Category H4H4
$5,897total per person
$7267total per person
The Haven Owner's SuiteHidden at the top of the ship, The Haven features the most luxurious, well-appointed accommodations as well as...
Owner's Suite - Category H3H3
$7,267total per person
Family Mini Suite
Perfect if you want to bring the kids, these Family Mini-Suites are conveniently located near the kids' area, include two lower beds that convert to a queen, a pullman bed, single sofa bed and bathtub. Hang out with the gang and enjoy the view from your own private balcony.
- Accommodates: 3-4
- Total Approx. Size: 239 sq. ft.
- Balcony Size: 32 sq. ft.
Spa Balcony Stateroom
The Spa Balcony staterooms feature tranquil spa décor and include two lower beds that convert to a queen-size bed, a single sofa bed, easy access to the adjacent Mandara Spa and fitness center, as well as complimentary access to the Thermal Suite during regular Spa hours.
- Accommodates: 3
- Total Approx. Size: 208 sq. ft.
- Balcony Size: 32 sq. ft.
Spa Mini Suite
Spa Mini-Suites feature tranquil spa décor and include two lower beds that convert to a queen, oversized waterfall shower and multiple body spray jets, easy access to the adjacent Mandara Spa and fitness center, as well as complimentary access to the Thermal Spa Suites during regular Spa hours.
- Accommodates: 3
- Total Approx. Size: 239 sq. ft.
- Balcony Size: 32 sq. ft.
The Haven 2-Bedroom Family Villa
The Haven Owner's Suite
Hidden at the top of the ship, The Haven features the most luxurious, well-appointed accommodations as well as 24-hour butler service, concierge service and private sundeck.
Enjoy amazing ocean views and an extra-spacious balcony. These Suites include a king-size bed, additional bedding that accommodates two, and one and a half bathrooms. Located in The Haven.
- Accommodates: 4
- Total Approx. Size: 572 sq. ft.
- Balcony Size: 95 sq. ft.
Guarantee Inside Cabin - Category IX
Guarantee Ocean View Cabin - Category OX
Guarantee Balcony Cabin - Category BX
Guarantee Mini Suite - Category MX
Inside Stateroom - Category IF
Inside Stateroom - Category ID
Inside Stateroom - Category IC
Family Balcony Stateroom - Category B2
Family Balcony Stateroom - Category B3
Family Balcony Stateroom - Category B4
Balcony Stateroom - Category BF
Balcony Stateroom - Category BE
Balcony Stateroom - Category BD
Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom - Category BB
Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom - Category BA
Family Mini Suite - Category M3
Family Mini Suite - Category M4
Family Mini Suite - Category M2
Mid-Ship Mini Suite - Category MC
Mid-Ship Mini Suite - Category MB
Mid-Ship Mini Suite - Category MA
Family Ocean View Cabin - Category O1
Large Balcony Stateroom - Category B6
Aft-Facing Large Balcony - Category B1
Mini Suite Large Balcony - Category M6
Spa Balcony Stateroom - Category B9
Spa Mini Suite - Category M9
Aft-Facing Mini Suite - Category M1
Forward-Facing Penthouse - Category H7
Courtyard Penthouse - Category H5
Aft-Facing Penthouse - Category H6
2-Bedroom Family Villa - Category H4
Owner's Suite - Category H3
Please note: All prices featured are per person (unless otherwise stated), and include non commission fares (taxes, fees and port expenses). Prices and availability are subject to change due to changes made by the Cruise Companies. Prices quoted are based on payments made via BPAY or bank transfer. Visa and Mastercard payments incur a 1.5% transaction fee.
Day 1New York Depart: Sun, Apr 28, 2019 @ 16:00
Day 2At Sea
Mon, Apr 29, 2019
Day 3At Sea
Tue, Apr 30, 2019
Day 4Kings Wharf
Arrive: Wed, May 1, 2019 @ 08:00
Depart: Wed, May 1, 2019 @ 08:00
Day 5Kings Wharf
Arrive: Thu, May 2, 2019 @ 00:00
Depart: Thu, May 2, 2019 @ 00:00
Day 6Kings Wharf
Arrive: Fri, May 3, 2019 @ 00:00
Depart: Fri, May 3, 2019 @ 15:00
Day 7At Sea
Sat, May 4, 2019
Day 8New York Arrive: Sun, May 5, 2019 @ 07:00
Every cruise fare includes beautifully crafted menus in our three main dining rooms, a help-yourself buffet and a variety of casual cafés, grills and on-the-go choices.
Savor (Main Dining Room) - Balancing classic favorites with hot new dishes, dining at Savor is a must. Offering guests an extensive menu of deliciously fresh flavors along with chic and modern decor, visiting this Main Dining Room is always in style.
Taste (Main Dining Room) - Serving a wide variety of culinary delights to please every palate, Taste also offers a stylish and contemporary atmosphere. Plus, with a menu that changes daily, Chef's Signature Dishes and carefully selected wine recommendations, you'll experience a different culinary adventure with every visit to this Main Dining Room.
The Manhattan Room (Main Dining Room) - One of three Main Dining Rooms aboard Norwegian Escape, The Manhattan Room is where guests can dance in style while listening to live music and enjoying specially curated modern and classic dishes made with the freshest ingredients.
There are 9 specialty dining options on Norwegian Escape. If the main dining rooms can't satisfy your appetite go to one of these specialty dining restaurants.
Cagney's Steakhouse - Steak is the standard at this American-style steakhouse.
Bayamo Restaurant - Bayamo by Jose Garces is fine dining imagined by one of the world’s most renowned chefs featuring Seafood.
La Cucina - Enjoy the flavors of the Tuscan countryside al fresco alongside the sea, or indoors at tables with room for old friends and new.
Le Bistro French Restaurant - Go straight for the bouillabaisse at our signature French restaurant in the atrium of 678 Ocean Place.
Pincho Tapas Bar - Based on the Mediterranean flavors that have long been his expertise, you can truly taste the passion on every plate at this first-at-sea dining venue.
Challenge yourself in the tube with a race at Aqua Park, the newst tandem waterslide at sea. There is also a Kid's Aqua Park there. This wonderland surely has something can keep your little ones entertained all the day.
Bars and Lounges
21 Bars and lounges on Norwegian Escape and you will be ensured you will have your favorite place to have a drink with your friends or family. Pull up a stool at The Cellars, Norwegian's first ever wine bar. Let your hair down in the District Brew House, offering more than 50 different bottled beers and 24 draft beers on tap. Sip on a signature margarita at Jimmy Buffett's the 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar. Or reminisce about the good 'ol days at Miami's oldest bar, Tobacco Road! Grab your glass, make some new friends, and let the good times roll!
Located in 678 Ocean Place, Norwegian’s largest and most innovative casino to date offers a wide range of thrilling casino games for every level of player. Plus, adjacent to the main floor, the Norwegian Escape Casino has a VIP room offering a private high limit gaming area.
Entertainment - Shows and Performances
Music every night! Witness Broadway at its finest in the Escape Theater or experience the Headliner's Comedy Club performaned by comedians employed by Levity Entertainment Group. And there are much more to enjoy on your Escape.
With the first-ever Norwegian nursery on Norwegian Escape, parents can rest easy knowing their tots (2 and under) are being well looked after by dedicated staff. Featuring an Active Room with sensory-based activities, games and toys based on a daily theme, plus a Quiet Room for babies to sleep and rest, parents can have the vacation they deserve while their little ones do too.
Experience the latest trends in fashion, take home a souvenir designed by world-famous artist Guy Harvey, or stop by to shop for your favoite brands of liquor or cigarettes, all at the best tax and duty free prices.
Spa Thermal Suite on Norwegian Escape offers a unique experience benefiting the mind and body. You can leave the world behind and go into the Salt Room or enjoy your time in one of the hot tubs. The steam room can soothe your joints and alleviate pains. Or simply relax with a nap on the heated mosaic chairs in the Spa Thermal Suite.
Sports & Fitness
Stay in shape while on your Escape with your favorite workout equipment at Pulse Fitness Centre including treadmills, ellipticals and free weights - even, yoga, pilates and the first squash court at sea.
Conquer new heights and new thrills at Sports Complex. Swing into loads of adventure at our expanded, three-story Ropes Course. Grab your friends for a game of bocce ball at our new court. Or perfect your jump shot during a friendly game of basketball. It’s game time!
You can also go to the Video Arcade with your friends or kids to let your imagination run wild! Or you can try the Mini Golf which provides 9 holes with obstacles for all skill levels.
Get ready to escape on the newest and most exciting ship on the seas! Norwegian Escape, the most innovative ship Norwegian Cruise Line ever built, is ready to whisk you away to the Bahamas and The Caribbean from Miami. Indulging in every whim is what unforgettable vacations are made of. Get ready to chase sunsets on The Waterfront. Explore a world of exotic flavors with two new restaurants from Iron Chef Jose Garces. Get closer to paradise with two quintessential Jimmy Buffett venues: Margaritaville at Sea and the 5 O'clock Somewhere Bar. Sip on some of Napa's best blends at The cellars, A Michael Mondavi Family Wine Bar. Be dazzled by Broadway hits like After Midnight. Discover a new world of Freestyle Cruising on Norwegian Escape.
- Vessel: Norwegian Escape
- Year: 2015
- Beam: 169
- Crew: 1,731
- Gross Tonnage: 164,600
- Passenger Capacity: 4,248
- Aqua Park
- Fat Cats Jazz & Blues Club
- Headliners Comedy Club
- 24-Hour Room Service
- Photo Gallery
- Sports Complex
Norwegian Escape - Deck Plans
Cruise code: ESC-20190428-07-NYC-NYC
- Departing from New York
- Norwegian Escape
Insides choose 1: Beverage Package / Dining Package / $50 Shore Tour Credit / Internet credit. Oceanviews to MiniSuites choose 2, Suites get them all! Not available in categories IX, OX, BX, MX
- Government Tax
- Onboard Accommodation
- In-stateroom TV programming (except for on-demand movies)
- Dedicated Kids & Teen (ages 2-17) programming & spaces during at sea days until 10:30 pm and from departure until 10:30 pm during port days
- Meals in the complimentary dining venues
- Iced Tea, some juices in the buffet (for breakfast), regular coffee, tea and ice water
- All entertainment onboard unless it’s part of a dining entertainment production
- Poolside activities
- Access to fitness facilities
- Select onboard presentations
- Sports Court activities
- Use of outdoor pools and hot tubs
Frequently asked questions
Cruising is such a great value holiday as your fare includes accommodations, all main meals onboard ship, onboard daytime activities, and night-time entertainment including live stage shows. One reason cruising is good value is because you'll know what most of your holiday will cost before you go. Generally your only extra onboard expenses could be your beverages (though these are sometimes included on luxury ships), optional shore excursions, personal services such as spa treatments, and any purchases at the gift and duty free shops.
All your main meals are included on a cruise. Typically for breakfast, lunch and dinner there is an a la carte option (order from a menu) or a buffet option. There is so much choice available, and the food is excellent. However, your cruise doesn't always just include these 3 main meals. You can in fact eat non-stop for 24 hours a day if you like.
Most cruise lines also offer specialty dining as an alternative option to the main restaurants. There is typically a small cover charge for this. However, the food is well worth it, and the specialty restaurants are normally smaller and more intimate than the main restaurants so they make for a great place to celebrate a special occasion.
The entertainment on board comes in many different styles and formats but is always included in the cruise fare. In the evening there are shows in the main show lounge (except small ship cruising). Typically there are two sessions a night so, depending on your dinner time, you can always catch the show. The style of these shows changes daily. Some nights it will include all of the ship’s entertainment crew with a Las Vegas style production. Other nights there may be a guest entertainer or comedian. There is something for everyone.
The entertainment doesn't stop with the nightly performances. Each night the ship provides a newsletter detailing all the activities that will take place the following day. These activities may include dance classes, arts and crafts, table tennis, live music, tournaments, trivia quizzes, recent release movies, and other deck games and deck parties. The great thing about a cruise is that you can do as much or as little as you like. If your idea of a holiday is sitting back with a good book, you can do that. If you like to be entertained there is no shortage of entertainment.
One of the main reasons for a cruise making such a great family holiday is the “kids club” facilities offered on board, and they are all included in your cruise fare. Typically the kids clubs are broken into 3 different age groups - 3 to 6 years, 7 to 12 years, and 13 – 17 years. In these dedicated children’s facilities they are looked after by trained staff and the facilities are open from 9am – 10pm. Parents can check their children into the “kids club” whenever it suits them. Children love these facilities as it is “their space” aboard the ship.
NB Each cruise line has limited space on board the ship for children as the kids club facilities can cater for a limited number of children, and any child booked onto a cruise has access to the kids club. If you are planning on taking a cruise during the school holidays then you need to book early as the children's space will sell out. Also, while most cruise lines have kids club facilities there are some exceptions (not common) so you should check this at time of booking.
The chances are you will not get seasick. On a cruise most people do not suffer from motion sickness. However, if you are going to get seasick then it is likely to happen in the first 24 hours. If you limit the amount of alcohol you consume and activities you do in the first 24 hours you can reduce the chance of this happening. Another thing you can do is select a midship cabin on a lower deck. A cabin in the middle of the ship (midship) will experience the least amount of movement.
There are a number of other precautions/medications you can take, and these can be purchased before you travel at a pharmacy or health shop. Otherwise you can buy them on board.
The best thing you can do if you feel seasick is visit the ship’s doctor. They can give you an injection that will give you relief from your seasickness within 30 minutes. You have planned and saved for your holiday, don't ruin it by feeling sick. Visit the doctor for the injection and get it treated straight away. If you have travel insurance then you can claim this back.
IMPORTANT: A visit to the doctor on board will cost you money so we strongly recommend you get travel insurance before you depart on your holiday.
Terms and conditions for this cruise
Frequently Asked Questions
Shore excursions are pre-organised tours & sightseeing options that you purchase on board for when your ship is in a port of call. Every ship has a “Shore Ex” desk with qualified staff who can advise you of different excursions available, what’s best to do and generally help you with information on the particular region your ship is visiting.
Shore excursions can be booked on board your ship however some cruise lines allow you to pre-book and pay for excursions online. If there is a tour you really want to do then we recommend you pre-book it as popular tours do sell out.
Shore excursions are not compulsory, you are free to go ashore and return to the ship as many times as you like.
When you go ashore it is important to note:
You must take your cruise I.D. card (ticket) as proof for re-embarking.
The city or town you are visiting may not be close to the port where the ship is docked, cruise lines normally organise shuttle buses (at a minimal charge) throughout the day to and from the city centre.
You must return to the ship at the stipulated time as the ship WILL NOT wait for late passengers.
Tour costs vary depending on the activity, itinerary and inclusions. There is always a wide variety on offer for all age groups and abilities that can start from as little as $25.
Sometimes you can book your tour, when you arrive at your port, direct from the operator at a much cheaper price. However, this comes with a buyer beware warning. The operators used by the cruise line are trusted professionals so you will not be ripped off. Also, if something goes wrong on your tour, the cruise line knows where you are and will take the necessary steps to pick you up if your vehicle has broken down. In extreme cases they will even hold the ship's departure for you if you are late returning from a tour booked through the ship. They will not wait if you go direct through the operator, as they will not know where you are.
Unlike airlines, there are no luggage restrictions on a cruise. However you need to consider that you need to store it in your cabin for your holiday. There is plenty of storage space in your cabin but if you are travelling in a quad cabin you may want to impose your own restrictions.
NB It is important to remember that airlines have different luggage restrictions, so if you are flying either pre or post cruise then you may want to keep within their allowances.
Cruise lines around the world do not all operate using the same onboard currency. The currency varies from cruise line to cruise line with the most common currency being US dollars. P&O Cruises Australia, Carnival Spirit and the Sun and Dawn Princess all use Australian dollars as their onboard currency.
Cruising is a cashless society which means when you purchase anything on board you do not pay for it in cash. When you board the ship it is like checking into a hotel, you can either give a credit card imprint or the cruise line will take a cash deposit of approximately $300. You are then given a “cruise card”. Your cruise card is your door key (on most ships), has your dinner table number on it (for traditional dining), and it is used for making any purchases aboard.
When you make a purchase with your cruise card, it is swiped and a receipt is printed that you will need to sign. The cost of the purchase is then added to your onboard account which you settle at the end of your cruise.
Many cruises on our websites come with onboard credits. This could be from a special promotion that is being run by the cruise line or because of the relationship we have with the cruise lines that allows us to select certain cruises to receive onboard credit. The amount of onboard credit does normally depend on the length of the cruise.
If your reservation receives onboard credit we will confirm this with you in writing and then your onboard account will automatically be in credit for the amount we have confirmed to you. This credit can be used towards any onboard expenditure that is charged back to your cabin. It is important to note that if you do not spend all of your onboard credit it will not be refunded to you in cash so it is best you spend it all while on board.
Tipping/gratuities are a big issue for a lot of Australasian cruise passengers as it is not our custom to reward good service in this way. What cruise passengers need to consider is that outside of Australasia, the remuneration for personnel in the service industry is quite low. Hence, to keep up a high standard, employees have the incentive of earning additional income via the tips they receive. At the end of the day, how much you tip is up to you.
The most common way cruise lines suggest tipping, is that they add a suggested amount to your daily onboard account. You can choose to keep that on your account or you can ask the purser to remove it. This suggested amount is divided out amongst your cabin steward, your dinner waiter, your assistant waiter, your wine steward, and maitre d’.
Some cruise lines ask passengers to wait until the end of the cruise and they discreetly leave an envelope in your cabin in which to place the appropriate amount. Some cruise lines state that the fare you have paid includes gratuities. Some cruise lines ask that you pre-pay the gratuities with your cruise fare prior to your holiday departure.
Again, the amount you tip is up to you (unless it is prepaid) and it isn't intended to have a negative impact on your holiday. Do what feels most comfortable to you.
The rules surrounding where you can smoke on board a cruise ship vary from cruise line to cruise line. However, none have taken steps to ban smoking completely. Most only allow smoking in designated areas on the open decks. Many have banned smoking on cabin balconies as this poses a fire risk.
Many cruise lines have rules restricting you from taking your own alcohol on board your cruise ship. If you have pre purchased duty free alcohol the ship will take it off you when you board and store it away for you. This alcohol will be delivered to your cabin the night before you disembark. The same applies if you purchase it when you are in port. Any purchases made on board will also be delivered the night before you disembark.
However, Princess Cruises will allow you to bring a bottle of wine aboard which you can drink at dinner or in your cabin.
These restrictions were put in place to create a safer environment on board your cruise ship, where people drink within a controlled drinking environment.
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