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Northern Europe: Iceland & Norway to Southampton from Reykjavik

15th Aug 2024 | 10 nights | Norwegian Cruise Line | Norwegian Prima

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Freestyle dining - no fixed times
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Ísafjörður
Akureyri
Geiranger
Haugesund
Bergen
Amsterdam
Zeebrugge (Bruges)
Go All-Inclusive For £249pp
Save up to £1,200pp
Up to £250pp Airfare Credit
Freestyle dining - no fixed times
Family-friendly
Solo Inside, Oceanview & Balcony Cabins on every ship
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Day
Date
 
Arrival
Departure
 
1
15th Aug 2024 Thursday
Reykjavík
18:00
2
16th Aug 2024 Friday
Ísafjörður
08:00
18:00
3
17th Aug 2024 Saturday
Akureyri
06:00
16:00
4
18th Aug 2024 Sunday
At Sea
5
19th Aug 2024 Monday
Geiranger
11:00
20:00
6
20th Aug 2024 Tuesday
Haugesund
12:00
21:00
7
21st Aug 2024 Wednesday
Bergen
08:00
17:00
8
22nd Aug 2024 Thursday
At Sea
9
23rd Aug 2024 Friday
Amsterdam
07:00
17:00
10
24th Aug 2024 Saturday
Zeebrugge (Bruges)
07:00
17:00
11
25th Aug 2024 Sunday
Southampton
06:00

Norwegian Prima is the first cruise ship in Norwegian Cruise Line's Prima Class of ships, and was delievered in August 2022. The ship will be smaller than the Breakaway and Breakaway-Plus class ships, carrying 3,215 passengers versus more than 4,000. The ship was built at Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, a new partnership for the line. In honour of the ship's Italian heritage, the hull art is designed by Italian graffiti artist Manuel Di Rita, known as Peeta. The ship has a distinctive look compared to the Breakaway and Breakaway-Plus class of ships that preceded it.

Norwegian Prima has an expanded outdoor space with pools and restaurants on Deck 8 called Ocean Boulevard. The line's luxury ship-within-a-ship, The Haven has been relocated to the aft so all cabins and suites, as well as the sundeck and amenities, face the water, just like a Miami waterfront condo building.

Debut and Itineraries

The ship will have a string of inaugural cruises beginning August 2022. Norwegian Prima will make 10-day voyages from Amsterdam and Copenhagen, sailing Northern Europe, the Norwegian Fjords and Baltic region. In September 23, 2022, Norwegian Prima will sail from Southampton on a 12-day transatlantic, ending in New York. The ship will be making an October 10 cruise to Bermuda, before leaving New York to transition to the Caribbean. It will sail a series of voyages from Galveston in October before beginning a mini-season of Miami sailings from November 19 to December 3, 2022.

From December 11 to March 19, 2023, Norwegian Prima will homeport in Port Canaveral, sailing the Western Caribbean. In March 2023, it moves back up to New York to make Bermuda sailings through May 7, 2023. From there, the ship will make an 11-day transatlantic journey from New York to Iceland, where it will have an immersive Icelandic itinerary. In summer 2023, Norwegian Prima will offer a mix of 10- and 11-day sailings of Norway and Iceland, using Reykjavik and Southampton as homeports. The summer season concludes with a 14-day roundtrip sailing from Southampton on September 17, calling on Ireland, Iceland and Norway.

Ocean Boulevard

Located on Deck Eight, Ocean Boulevard is 44,000 square feet long and wraps around the entire deck, encompassing not just restaurants and bars, but pools and relaxation space. A first for Norwegian is The Concourse, an outdoor sculpture garden with installations designed by Alexander Krivosheiw. Two Oceanwalk glass bridges are also new, also designed for the Instagram set. La Terraza is a new open-air lounge, meant as a retreat for sea views and a place for passengers to take it easy. Infinity Beach is another new concept for Norwegian. The highlight here are two infinity pools, each on one side of the ship, to bring bathers closer to the sea.

Indulge Food Hall

Located at the back of Deck 8, Indulge Food Hall is an upscale open-air marketplace-style eatery, with 11 different venues serving different types of cuisine. Among the venues that are new to the line include Seaside Rotisserie, serving rotisserie chicken and other items; Nudls, which will have noodle dishes from around the world and Tamara, serving classic Indian dishes and vegetarian options. The Latin Quarter will serve "classic Latin food with a twist," while the Tapas Food Truck will have elevated Latin-inspired street food. Garden Kitchen will be a source of customized salads. Sweet lovers will gravitate to Just Desserts and Just Ice Cream. Besides these new venues, Indulge Food Hall will be home to the returning restaurant Q Texas Smokehouse, as well as Coco's sweets and Starbucks.

Other Ocean Boulevard Restaurants

Ocean Boulevard will have three speciality restaurants with indoor/outdoor seating. Onda By Scarpetta debuted on Norwegian Encore, and is also on Norwegian Spirit. Los Lobos is the line's premium Mexican venue. The Local Bar & Grill has been revamped as an upscale beach club, and will have live music, cocktails and Americana cuisine.

The Haven

The biggest design change on Norwegian Prima is the relocation of The Haven to the back of the ship. The 107 Haven suites will now have their own private elevators, which take them to the rooms on Decks 10 through 15 and the Haven public areas on Decks 16 and 17. The new Haven Sundeck has its own infinity pool looking out the aft of the ship. It moves away from the former Haven concept, which had an indoor pool and interior courtyard. The Haven on Norwegian Prima also contains a new outdoor spa, with a glass-walled sauna and cold room.

Best for...

Active families, picky eaters, and couples/groups who love to bar hop

Not the best for...

People who can't stand crowds, or those seeking a relaxed onboard environment

Who goes on Norwegian Cruise Line cruise ships?

Norwegian cruise ships draw a diverse crowd, though the majority of passengers on ships sailing to the Caribbean and in Alaska and Hawaii hail from North America. You'll find a decent number of people from other English-speaking countries, and smaller numbers from South America and Europe. On European cruises, North Americans still dominate but you'll find more people from the United Kingdom and other European countries. You'll find plenty of young families onboard Norwegian ships, especially during holidays and school breaks. However, the line's newest ship, Norwegian Bliss, is less family-friendly than the line's other ships, with all the kids clubs on the lowest levels of the ship and onboard entertainment that is decidedly adult. Generally speaking, Norwegian Cruise Line attracts mostly middle-aged and older couples, as well as groups of friends of all ages.


Do I have to dress up on a Norwegian Cruise Line cruise?

Norwegian Cruise Line maintains a casual atmosphere onboard; during the day, casual wear is the norm. There's no formal dress code at night either, though most people do change into something slightly less casual for dinner. Additionally, some of the speciality extra-fee restaurants do require long pants, collared shirts and closed-toe shoes. Most evenings you'll see men in dark jeans or khakis and collared shirts, and women in blouses with slacks or skirts, or sundresses. Don't be surprised if you see people in shorts in the main dining rooms. Norwegian doesn't have any formal nights, but there is an optional Norwegian's Night Out at least once per sailing, for which passengers are encouraged to dress up. You'll rarely see a tux or gown, but suits and cocktail dresses are not unheard of. Norwegian ships also typically hold several themed nights (glow party, '70s or '80s, etc.) during a typical sailing. You might want to bring a few appropriate items, such as white clothing for the glow and white parties or bell bottoms for '70s night.


Is everything free on Norwegian Cruise Line cruises?

No. Unless you have an all-inclusive dining or beverage package (which you can buy), you'll have to pay extra for most gratuities, speciality dining, room service, all drinks (alcoholic and non, except water, select juices at breakfast, and coffee and tea), shore excursions, visits to the spa and any retail purchases, including photos. On the newest ships, you'll also have to pay for some of the entertainment options and even some of the top-deck fun: On Norwegian Bliss, for example, the laser tag and go-karts cost extra.


What are Norwegian Cruise Line's most popular activities?

On warm-weather cruises, the main pool is the line's most popular spot onboard. On ships with water slides, ropes courses, go-kart tracks and laser tag, these are also popular and often require a wait of up to 30 minutes or more. Inside, you'll find activities that range from trivia, bingo and Deal or No Deal during the day to song-and-dance revues or Broadway shows in the theatre and live music or cabaret shows in the evening. Norwegian ships also have a lively bar nightlife. There's also an always-busy casino, which opens when the ship is out to sea.


  • Comfortable, well-appointed en-suite accommodation
  • Meals in the main dining rooms, snack and buffet restaurants
  • Daily stateroom attendant service
  • All entertainment unless part of a dining entertainment production onboard
  • Casino & nightclub entry
  • Access to well-appointed gyms
  • Complimentary room service continental breakfast (other times, a tray delivery charge applies)
  • Selected soft-drinks in buffet restaurants at meal times plus tea & coffee

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Choose from a wide range of unique itineraries across the globe, saving up to £1,200pp on all cruises with NCL for a limited time! Experience a different tomorrow on board any of their 20 ships - waking up to a new destination nearly every morning with freedom and flexibility. They'll even help you take off with up to £250pp airfare credit on select cruises!

Additionally, take your holiday to the next level by upgrading to Free at Sea, from only £199pp! Savour delicious global cuisine with speciality dining – with various dishes to suit all tastes. Sit back and relax in your new favourite bar or lounge and enjoy cocktails, wines, draft beer, juice and soft drinks with Premium Beverages. Get immersed in new places and cultures and explore more of the shore with US$ 50 Excursion Discounts per tour. Keep in touch with friends back home with WiFi. Bring the whole family and pay only taxes for 3rd and 4th guests on select cruises. Not to mention that there’s plenty of award-winning entertainment and a diverse choice of family activities, too.

Now is the perfect time to explore Northern Europe, the Mediterranean and the Greek Isles, with sailings still available for 2024 and 9 ships exploring 140 unique ports! It’s also never too early to start planning for your 2025 holiday, so secure your spot in advance to avoid missing out. For something a little further from home, NCL's exotic itineraries are ideal.  From voyages through Asia and unforgettable experiences Down Under, to walking on the wild side in Africa and new perspectives in South America.


Terms & conditions

*New qualifying bookings only. Free at Sea upgrade charge depends on cruise length. For full terms and conditions, please speak to our team. ~Taxes may be payable in selected destinations and territorial waters.

Up to £250pp Airfare Credit

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This is your chance to save big on top destinations with NCL! With £1,200pp off cruises, there’s never been a better time to book your dream cruise. What's more, on selected sailings, you'll receive a £250 Air Credit towards your flights. 

Plus, upgrade to the Free At Sea package and receive all benefits! That includes;

  • Premium Beverages. You’ll enjoy a wide selection of soft drinks, spirits, cocktails, wine by the glass, and bottled or draft beer, served in all bars, lounges, and restaurants throughout your cruise. For more information on included drinks, click here ►
  • Speciality Dining. With so many speciality restaurants, there’s no better way to enjoy a wide selection of unique dining experiences! You can dine in Teppanyaki, Le Bistro, Cagney’s Steakhouse and more - the choice is yours, and the options are endless!
  • 3rd and 4th Guest Sail at a Reduced Rate. Guests three and four in the stateroom pay only the applicable tax for their cruise. This is a great option if you're travelling with children. Applicable on select sailings only.
  • Excursions
    Make the most of time ashore with a US$50 shore excursion discount per stateroom per tour.
  • Wi-Fi. Guests one and two will enjoy 150 minutes of Wi-Fi per person, which they can use anywhere on the ship (based on a 7—11-day sailing). Stay connected at sea and share holiday moments with friends and family back home.

For more details on Norwegian's Free At Sea click here

Book by 18th July 2024


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