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Cruiser1978
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
69 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
Review for NCL Breakaway, 4/24 – 5/1, 2016 Sailed on NCL for the fifth time, second on the Breakaway. Although it has many perks due to it's size, it is still the least favorite of the NCL ships I have sailed due to the set-up ... Read more
1Gal2Islands
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
I chose this cruise based on past experience on Norwegian Breakaway. Arrival was poorly organized. Boarding delayed 1 hour past published start time, and the terminal was so crowded there was no place to sit ... passengers stood shoulder ... Read more
Yankeedog
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
7 forum posts
9 helpful votes
For the Kids: This cruise has a lot to offer children & young teens. I have a 15 year old and she enjoyed the ropes course, water slides, and the Rock of Ages show. She did not go to the teen program at all so I can't comment on ... Read more
first-time-cruiser42416
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
Where do I even begin. First this was my first cruise and I did here so many great overall things about it. Due to it was my first cruise i don't have any other ships to compare it to. Everyone told me I will love it that's all I'm ... Read more
leeb331
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
500 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We left out of NYC which was good for us but the lines to check in where terrible. They combined Haven with CAS which meant quite a few people on the line It took over 30 minutes to check in and we were there at 10:30am. Finally on the ... Read more

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Wendy_1970
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We choose the NCL Breakaway for the itinerary and departure port of New York. Our son has dreamed about visiting the Atlantis waterpark and what better way to experience this than by cruising to the destination. Our time slot for ... Read more
themmm1
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
I am a frequent cruiser &have platinum status with carnival.Recently I have been cruisingwith Norwegian with my last 2 being on the breakaway. Both lines are good &have their pros&cons. In fairness I am only comparing ... Read more
bvjohn2@verizon.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We went on the Breakaway with friends for a cruise to the Bahamas. While we have already been to the destinations(which are so so) on previous cruises we decide to go again because we like the Breakaway. We like the freestyle dining in ... Read more
laritt
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was a smooth sailing cruise. It's a great ship with wonderful amenities. The shows were top-notch. We saw as many as we could and ate at many of the restaurants. The food had such flavor and free style eating is the way to go. No ... Read more
ScottandHaley
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
20 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Well, after deciding to take our first vacation by ourselves (without the kids), my wife and I started looking into either a Cruise, or an All-inclusive resort. We booked pretty last minute, so after finding out we needed to spend nearly ... Read more

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O'Rileydough
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Great trip made even better by joining Cruise Critic's roll call and meeting great people at the beginning of a 10 day trip. We were fortunate enough to share our memories with new life long friends. We have been on many NCL cruises as ... Read more
John and Anne
Member Since 2015
5 reviews
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We cruised from New York to the Caribbean (Puerto Rico, St Thomas, St Martin and Tortola) on the 11th April 2016 (10 days) Our first thoughts were that we might get caught up in the New York School Easter Holiday period and have too ... Read more
jo335wms
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
3 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We had never been to New York so combined this cruise with a 4 night stay there. We visited Empire State Building, Times Square, Radio City, Roccafella Centre and Ground Zero.Although we have been to two of the Caribbean islands before St ... Read more
JoseyP
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
291 forum posts
9 helpful votes
I picked this cruise because it was leaving when I wanted from NYC. I booked at the last minute, the day before. Yes, you can still do that if there are cabins left. I also booked because they were not charging too much extra for a ... Read more
lovetotravel070408
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Cruised from 4/10-4/17. Made our selection based upon the "freestyle" option. We probably will not take a traditional cruise again. Loved not being locked in to a dining time or table with people we didn't know. Loved having the ... Read more

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annagodin24
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
17 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This is my very first cruise critic review so please bear with me here! I'm usually not one to write long and extensive reviews about my cruises, but this one was so eventful (and not in a good way) that I felt obligated to share my ... Read more
Adam0626
Member Since 2015
1 review
24 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Hey guys, Just got home from a 7 day Bahama's cruise on the Norwegian Breakaway out of New York and thought I would give a review. We visited Cape Canaveral, Great Stirrup Cay, and Nassau. Boarding in New York took about an hour and a ... Read more
NJcruiser77
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
First time on NCL. Have sailed many other lines with my wife (Celebrity, Princess, RCL, Carnival) but this was the first time sailing with the kids (kids 8,10, adults late thirties.) We booked this cruise as it was during our kids ... Read more
lesmac24
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We were a party of 11 sailing on the NCL Breakaway in April 2016 (7 adults and 4 kids) travelling from the UK. Our holiday did not start well due to British Airways cancelling our flight from the UK as we arrived at Manchester Airport ... Read more
Girishpol60@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Norwegian Breakaway was our first cruise and we enjoyed it to maximum. We selected it to celebrate our marriage anniversary and NCL didn't disappointed us. I'll start with pros: 1. Staff is really good. They helped us in making our ... Read more

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carlep_99@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This was our very first cruise. 7 days New York to the Bahamas round trip. We drove into NY and had prepaid parking, they dropped us off at the terminal and for an additional $30 they brought our car to us when we disembarked(I recommend ... Read more
Leonette
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was the Girls trip! We all have been on several cruises before. Some with the kids and husbands some alone and some with the girls. Some in our party had travel with Norwegian before but this was my first sail with Norwegian. ... Read more
Ron from Smithtown
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
16 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This cruise was the 53rd for my wife & I and the 9th NCL cruise, over the past 13 years. We stopped using NCL for about 3 years, around 2007, because they were beginning to 'nickel & dime' you for everything, but gave them ... Read more
raitch
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
32 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was our third cruise- the second on Norwegian and our first on Breakaway from NYC. The ship was at full capacity, but it only felt very crowded a few times throughout the week. With 11 foot waves, the captain decided to skip Great ... Read more
Longislandcruisersrus
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
The restaurant package was difficult to maneuver. I kept forgetting which days I was going to which restaurant and what time. I really feel that there should be a way to monitor it perhaps on the TV in your cabin. I even made a mistake ... Read more

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