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Norwegian Getaway

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natalien
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
There were 4 of us travelling together - myself, my husband and 7 & 9 year old daughters. The only other cruise we had been on was a Royal Carribean cruise last year. Overall this was a good experience, and we had lots of fun, but ... Read more
Escaping2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
116 forum posts
This was our fourth Norwegian cruise and first time on the Getaway. We have been on the Epic (2) and the Escape (1). We enjoy all the activities the big ships have to offer. Embarkation was somewhat of a mess. We went through ... Read more
FLLSUN
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Chose NCL for a 7nt spring break cruise with my 2 kids (13 & 10) and a friend's family. We chose a balcony room, and bid $240.00 for a chance to upgrade to a mini suite...we got it. Room and balcony were spacious and clean...cabin ... Read more
foufounes33
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
Google translation... sorry about that! First cruise. I can not compare, so it's hard to comment. What I liked most was the buffet. A week of exceptional culinary gastronomy. The boat was very quiet, clean and stable. What I liked less ... Read more
Gottadietnow
Member Since 2017
1 review
We took the seven day Western Caribbean cruise on the Getaway. My husband and two teenagers had never been on a cruise, primarily because cruising was never high on the list for our active family when it came to vacations. We took my Mom ... Read more
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mama28
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
The boat and my cabin were clean & maintained, that is what the one star is for. I promise you I am not exaggerating when I tell you that any issue you have, ANY,will take hours to resolve and you either give up so you can try and ... Read more
justhappy
Member Since 2006
1 review
173 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
On our second time on the Getaway, the first was in a Haven Penthouse suite in 2015. Would a regular stateroom outside of the Haven measure up? It did, as the service we received was just as good. Although it had fewer bells and whistles, ... Read more
Paca Lady
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
We have cruised in the past with Carnival, Princess, Celebrity, and Oceania. Due to a last minute cancellation of a previously booked cruise, we opted to switch lines and give Norwegian a try. The phone reservation with Norwegian was ... Read more
vette1cruiser
Member Since 2010
5 reviews
1 forum post
8 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We were on the Norwegian Getaway sailing on 4/9/17 to the western Caribbean. This is the first time we were on Norwegian but we are experience cruisers. We have been on multiple cruises on Carnival, Princess, Celebrity, Holland America and ... Read more
faalberto
Member Since 2007
1 review
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Itinerary: been there, done that; but we booked it intentionally to enjoy different areas of the ports we had already visited: -Roatan Bay: we took a boat out to snorkel Blue Channel; amazing sea life; saw a multitude of fish and ... Read more
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CJACSFL
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
My wife and I booked a 7 day cruise on the Norwegian Getaway with 2 of our kids. The price seemed good for two cabins (one with a balcony) drink packages for all, and 3 specialty meals. Pro: Emarkation was a breeze. Ship was new and ... Read more
1bourbon1scotch1beer
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2017
Single 50s guy travelling solo, looking for a quick dash into the sun. It was a sold out cruise so I got pretty much what I expected when I booked a last minute, guaranteed inside. Booked into Cabin 5705, very front, bottom deck. ... Read more
Troberts0303
Member Since 2017
1 review
This ship was too crowded. I was on the Getaway. One tiny pool and limited loungers. We had a group of 11 and could not get diner reservations. Limited shows and activities. Areas for kids were pitiful as well. There was not a comfortable ... Read more
FamilyCruisers654
Member Since 2013
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
NCL is the cruise line of choice for our family and Miami has been the favored embarkation or departure city. We prefer to fly into Ft. Lauderdale (FLA) and stay there as well. KSA Tours is the shuttle service of choice for their ... Read more
dmlefevre
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed April 2017
We selected the NCL Getaway because of the exciting on board activities and the new Free Style dining option. The price point is more economical than Disney. While the ship is absolutely beautiful, the passenger: crew ratio seemed greater ... Read more
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mobryan467
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed April 2017
This is a great ship for a first time cruiser - or family with younger kids they would like to take on a great vacation. For an experienced cruiser such as myself - the ship was over crowded (4800 guests on board!) - food was average at ... Read more
duderino
Member Since 2016
1 review
First, we had a great vacation, but this review is more about the ship. I was traveling with my wife and 2 boys, age 7 and 9. My wife and I have been on NCL and Princess and 1 Disney cruise with the boys. It became apparent ... Read more
luv2cruisekc
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
131 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2017
Three generations went on this cruise; my husband and myself, ages 68 & 70, our daughter and son-in-law, our grandsons - 10 & 12, and my son-in-laws parents. We used SAS Transportation from Ft Lauderdale airport and the return to ... Read more
jessicadrake02
Member Since 2017
1 review
I just return with my family of 5 from the NCL Getaway Western Caribbean cruise and experienced some disappointing things with this ship. We have three children from age 4-10. When we arrived to check in on the first day we were ... Read more
Kristinl
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
As a "big time" cruiser, myself and 14 members of my family decided to try out Norwegian for the first time. Unfortunately, it will be our last. We cruised on the Getaway, and boy do I wish we could have gotten away from it. ... Read more
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LadyG888
Member Since 2012
1 review
107 forum posts
Sailed March 2017
This was our 4th cruise - 1st with Norwegian and probably our last. DD and I in our early 40's. Cabin - we were in an angled balcony on deck 11 - beautiful cabin. Our balcony was larger without the extra cost - do your research and ... Read more
Bauervacations
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
This cruise line was recommended by friends and they passed Deon's info to us and he walked us through the whole process. We loved the beverage packages, which were included, the soda package, and specialty dining. While the restaurants ... Read more
MORR
Member Since 2017
1 review
PROs: - Casual dress & anytime dining however, did not feel special nor had personal attachment with waiters like other cruises. - Rope Course was Fantastic, too long of wait time, need more staffing - Prime Rib was Excellent ... Read more
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Pacclady
Member Since 2010
5 reviews
96 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Who We Are: Twelve of us sailed on the Norwegian Getaway from March 26th through April 2nd. The trip was to celebrate my father's upcoming retirement. Sailing on the trip was: My Family: DH and I are regular Norwegian cruisers, ... Read more
Kimf
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
119 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We have been on 6 cruises (Disney, Carnival and Norwegian), with the last few on Norwegian. This was our second time on the Getaway (have also been on the Escape). My husband and I are in our early 50's and have two teenagers (14 year ... Read more
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