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Transatlantic Norwegian Encore Transatlantic Cruise Reviews

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Suz and Margerie Glacier!  SO HAPPY!!
With our Jeep on our off road excursion in Ketchikan
From the top of Mt Roberts, looking North to Mt. Juneau
John Hopkins Glacier, Glacier Bay National Park, seen from over 6 miles away.  It's face is over a mile wide and 250 feet tall.  Weather that day was perfect
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"We were on the inaugural voyage which started in Southampton and ended in New York. Although the weather was lousy we still had an enjoyable cruise. We stayed in a balcony cabin with the extended balcony. The..."Read More
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Best cruise ever

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TexasAggieTraveler
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I love transatlantic cruises, and I’ve only been on Royal Caribbean for these, but this inaugural cruise from Southampton allowed me to enjoy two things I love: cruise and visit London! Rough seas kept the upper/ pool decks closed for all but one day, But the events and activities were plentiful. The Haven area was the best experience I have ever had on a cruise! The staff was phenomenal ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: The Haven Aft-facing Penthouse with Balcony


The ENCORE of the breakaways-plus ships

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BstnCruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

ENTERTAINMENT-my 11th NCL cruise and still can say the sound techs still don’t know what they are doing in their field. Choir of Men are very talented. The sound tech had no ability to mix the background vocals- they couldn’t be heard. During his stage performance, the hypnotist more than once gave them directions on turning the volume of his microphone up. Christopher Caress, hypnotist was ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Spa Balcony Stateroom


Latest but not the best in class

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Single Cruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

Having completed inaugural cruises on Breakaway, Getaway,Escape and Bliss. The latest new ship Encore was booked when first released. This was my 18th NCL Cruise (around 30th Cruise overall) and 6th trans-Atlantic crossing. Embarkation at Southampton was incredibly swift as per the norm, was onboard by 11:30AM with first drink ready, Having sailed on the Bliss in 2018 there was no need to ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Top Notch Entertainment & More

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dreamsandmore
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise because we were excited to be on the first sailing of a brand new ship! The entertainment was great! We especially enjoy music and were not disappointed. We loved WT Greer, the piano player/singer, Rock and more with Guns and Rojas, an Acoustic set with Camille Rae in the Q Texas Smokehouse, Pop and Rock music with the Duo Phil and Keysha, Calypso/R&B with Temperature Band and ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Wonderful Inaugural Transatlantic Crossing!

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pondxrosser
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Cruise number 10, our third transatlantic crossing, and also our third cruise on Norwegian. The Encore was beautiful! We had an aft facing balcony stateroom which was adequately spacious, very comfortable bed, decent storage and good size bathroom. The weather wasn’t the greatest so the outside activities open were minimal. However, the Observation Lounge on deck 15 more than made up for it! We ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Aft-facing Balcony Stateroom


First transatlantic cruise on a new ship!!

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travelnewbie63
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Well, always wanted to do a transatlantic cruise, why not on a new ship. The embarkation was quick and painless. Since the Encore is pretty much the same as The Bliss and The Joy, it was easy to find everything. Everything was so clean and fresh. The entertainment was wonderful, enjoyed every show. Love the snow crabs, grilled king crabs, and the giant shrimps at the Garden Buffet. Love Ocean ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-ship Balcony Stateroom


The Inaugural

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SevenSeas83
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Our first inaugural cruise. We would definately do another. The shows were all excellent. The entertainment in the Observation Lounge should have lasted longer into the evening. Ending at 10pm was to early. The ships 3 piece band should have played there. They were wonderful and needed a bigger room to play in. Overall the Lounge was underutilized! The activities in the atrium were fun but when ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Working out the kinks...

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bb62rich
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

An inaugural cruise is used to get the kinks worked out. Let's remember that the ship was just delivered from the shipbuilder to NCL only days before the transatlantic crossing. So, we couldn't be expected to find everything flowing as if the ship had been in service for months. Yes, there were issues with the spa's thermal pool being cooler than normal on that first day at sea. And, it had to ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Family Oceanview with Large Picture Window


Enjoyable Transatlantic Cruise

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slinden
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We were on the inaugural voyage which started in Southampton and ended in New York. Although the weather was lousy we still had an enjoyable cruise. We stayed in a balcony cabin with the extended balcony. The room was very nice with adequate closet space and storage. The 3 US electric outlets and the 2 UBS ports were very useful. The lights by the side of the bed allowed for focused lighting ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Good, not great.

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Ragann63
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Chose this for the crossing, our first. Booked adjoining mini-suites. Stay away from Deck 9! Rooms are above the clubs and music is crazy loud. Southampton is a great town full of personality and history. Spend a few extra days there. Don’t miss the Titanic part of the SeaCity Museum. Food on board was iffy at best. Bland, tended to be over cooked and frequently saw items from lunch buffet ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


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