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Norwegian Bliss Review

4.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
1211 reviews

Great Ship at 50 Percent Load, But Already Some Capacity Issues

Review for Norwegian Bliss to Transatlantic
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6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Apr 2018
Cabin: Mid-ship Mini-Suite with Balcony

Review of Norwegian Bliss based on its Maiden Voyage - April 21, 2018 12 Day Transatlantic (TA) Cruise

Background: This review is based in part on comparisons with our past experience on 2 Celebrity TA’s, 1 Cunard QM2 TA, 1 Celebrity TP and 2 Celebrity Caribbean Cruises. We have no connection with the travel industry.

At the time of our Bliss TA, starting from Southampton UK on 4/21/18, the ship carried about 2200 passengers - or less than 50 percent of its passenger capacity. Similar to all our other cruises, we had a mid-priced Veranda Mini-Suite room on Deck 10 for which the total cost, including all fees, taxes, mandatory gratuities, ultimate beverage package service charge, etc. was $4053.42. That included an Ultimate Beverage Package (UBP), 250 minutes of internet usage, and $125 of On Board Credit (OBC.)

Cabin Review

Mid-ship Mini-Suite with Balcony

Seemed to be same size as Veranda/Balcony class on other ships. Upcharge for Mini-Suite not worth it.

Port Reviews

Ponta Delgada

Nice town, easy to walk around. We visited Presidential Garden, about a 30 minute walk from ship.


Very nice town, even in rain. We visited the Maritime Museum (incl. Titanic), about a 30 minute walk from ship.

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