“NCL Jade - Free (of) Style Cruise”
Cruise review of Norwegian Jade

fmr Norwegian Jade 4 NCL Jade - Free (of) Style Cruise
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We've experienced the same cruise two years ago on-board NCL Gem and we've loved it. Now on Jade the following items were different / have changed SUMMARY Good things ... + Well organized transfer, always punctual and reliable ( trouble-free transfer and hotel package) + International staff, well trained and professional + Cruise director (same as Gem in 2010), multi-lingual and always present. + Nice destinations easily to conquer by your own. Bad things ... - relative small SPA area especially the common men's/women's section - as always, guests who make reservations of pool chairs (grrrrr....!) - fellow cruisers do not follow the requested dress code (T shirts and / or flip-flops at dinner in the Pacific Grand Restaurant) Things you may like ... + Cold towels and ice water upon re entering the ship (after hot excursions) + Personal welcome by cruise director or staff upon return. + Private Invitations (Meet and Greet for CC members / Latitude parties) + High end entertainment program at the Stardust theater (unique selling proposition) + Highly motivated staff and officers corresponding to end of staff contracts + Cruise director of passion and fun (Gary Gladings) + a "who is who list" of the main officers incl. 24/7 telephone numbers + fast cleaned tables at the Garden cafe + German tour guide (full of knowledge w/ Greek roots) if you have a German son (14yrs) in Olympia Things you may miss ... o sufficient illumination installed inside cabin o free deck / pool chairs o appropriate Shampoo and Conditioner in the bathroom o magnifying mirrors in bathroom (makes shaving easier and enlarges the room) o enough hot chairs in SPA area o coffee machine in the cabin o Captain's dinner w/ lobster o Recommendations for dress codes (despite free (of) style cruising) o five-course menus at the Grand Pacific Restaurant (MDR) o Local "beers of the day" o Receipts form the bar incl. name of waiter / staff o Pencils in the library for Soduku and cross-wording professionals o Smoking policy indicating clear statements were smoking is not accepted o Daily announcements by the captain Happy, happy, washy, washy ! FMR
Norwegian Jade Cruises to the Eastern Mediterranean
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Published 06/21/12
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