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New York (Manhattan) Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Reviews

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Worst communications and boarding process ever
"We purchased an upgrade to the Haven, NCL's exclusive "ship-within-a-ship" experience. The lack of signage at the not-port-terminal that they used for pre-boarding covid testing had no signage directing people how..."Read More
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A fantastic return to NCL - NCL Breakaway.

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Bermuda

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metuken
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

It was exciting news when NCL announced a return to New York with weekly trips to Bermuda. They mentioned limited capacity, COVID vaccinated crews and passengers, and COVID testing prior to boarding. I was confident of their safe approach regarding COVID, and I could not be more impressed with the process and my cruise experience. The process of booking the cabin the NCL site was business ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom


A Well-Organized and Fantastic Cruise

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Bermuda

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LisaMulli68
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We took our last cruise on NCL Escape in August 2019 and absolutely LOVED it. We had planned on sailing on the Encore last year and then...well of course that didn't happen. As soon as we learned that NCL was resuming NYC to Bermuda cruises, we booked a Haven Spa Suite because we wanted to try the Haven and we loved the Thermal Suite on the Escape. Thermal Suite access comes with a Haven Spa ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: The Haven Spa Suite with Balcony


Boarding in NYC for Bermuda

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Bermuda

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jfbbarry
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Uber dropped us off at the ship at 10:15. We walked a short distance to the right to another terminal, to have our Covid testing. We showed our passport, Eurofin email and Bermuda TA paperwork ( strongly suggest to have a hard paper copy). Proceeded to desk to “check in ” with Eurofins. Next step was the testing, no waiting. The technician takes 2 samples then you wait for results. Received ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom


Talent in every venue on the Breakaway...

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Bermuda

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mbruck
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Cruising is back (who-hoo!) and no one should have any hesitation about booking a cruise on the Breakaway. My wife and I (both of us avid cruisers) were on the October 3rd sailing to Bermuda. It looks like NCL solved the boarding logistics issues they had with their prior cruise. Average time from arrival at the pier at 10:07 to boarding the ship, including COVID testing, was 1 hour 40 minutes - ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Spa Mini-Suite with Balcony


Outward Amazing-but the little things...

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Bermuda

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MrBanksnMrSmirhers
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Testing before: a lot! I also wasn’t impressed that I had to pay for additional testing and $150 to Bermuda tourism since this should’ve been, in my eyes, negotiated by Norwegian. I have a multi port trip next year and am ready to cancel—too expensive with this! The process when boarding was simple enough but a LOT of walking for older passengers with no assistance which worried me for them. ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


NIGHTMARE

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Bermuda

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bighoopph
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

I chose Norveign cruise line chose because it appeared to look like fun. Where do I start. To make a long story short. This cruise that I just took was a make -up cruise, pre-Covid. When Covid first appeared on the seen my Norweign cruise salesperson (David), was trying to convince me that Covid was not as bad as the news was making it out to be, I said to him, Bro, are you not watching the news. ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Worst communications and boarding process ever

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Bermuda

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thomlamb
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We purchased an upgrade to the Haven, NCL's exclusive "ship-within-a-ship" experience. The lack of signage at the not-port-terminal that they used for pre-boarding covid testing had no signage directing people how and where to proceed. The pre-cruise email communications that most folks received regarding the Bermuda Travel Authorities requirements didn't arrive until the day prior to departure. ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: The Haven Spa Suite with Balcony

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Safe Sailing during COVID!

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Bermuda

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ChocolateSorbet
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This cruise was the perfect relief from a year and a half of social isolation. I wanted a safe way to travel and Norweigian provided that peace of mind. All passengers were required to take three different covid tests with a negative result plus provide proof of vaccination. The staff was masked at all times. The precautions at the buffet were excellent. That "washy washy happy happy" line stays ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Terrible service, beds and overcharges

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - All

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welchgl
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

had terrible service at bars. bar tenders worked hard, but needed help to keep up. Drink package extremely too high. traveling friend did not drink, but was forced to pay $1,700 for both if interested. I just didn't drink that much on cruise. Just ok service at restaurants, even the specialty ones (3). Both cabin beds felt like they had nails poking out of them. Had to take pain pills to get ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Norwegian Breakaway

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - All

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Luvanobrn
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We choose this cruise for the drink and dining packages. Great value. Specialty dining was awesome. Food was excellent and service was exceptional . Main dining was typical. Service was slow and wait staff unattractive. Nice variety on buffet. It was fresh and well maintained. Norwegian does lack in late night dining options. Only one 24 hour food option for the whole ship. Hard to get into dining ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


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