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Why dont you have a cruise that stays in 1 port in the Bahamas like the cruise you have in Bermuda.
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I have never cruised before and have booked for the Bahamas in November 2014. I am very confused about everything!
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Are beach towels provided to take on shore during the excursions, or do we need to pack some?
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is the a charge for NON alcoholic drinks- like pepsi
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I have never cruised before and have booked for the Bahamas in November 2014. I am very confused about everything!
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Why dont you have a cruise that stays in 1 port in the Bahamas like the cruise you have in Bermuda.
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is the a charge for NON alcoholic drinks- like pepsi
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Are beach towels provided to take on shore during the excursions, or do we need to pack some?
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Is it possible to share alcohol package with another person?
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Has anyone rented a car in Cape Canaveral and did you have any problems getting from the terminal to the rental facility? Ex. Hertz rental cars

asked 10 months ago
by
mattandjodik
on Bahamas & Florida Cruises
2 answers
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answer 1
I rented a car a couple of years ago There will be a shuttle pull up with "hertz" or "dollar" marked on it. Simply jump on and they will take you to there rental place, about 5 minutes away. I do remember there was quite a line up so it took about an hour to get our vehicle. We had reserved ahead of time so I wasn't worried.
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answered 1 month, 2 weeks ago
by
beary
 - nova scotia
answer 2
There are many car rental facilities available, they are within a 3-5 mile range of the pier; and they will provide shuttles to get you back and fourth to the ship.
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answered 10 months ago
by
JohnM
 - NY
Question

are we allowed to bring alcohol

asked 2 months, 1 week ago
by
Anonymous
 - seattle wa
on Bahamas & Florida Cruises
4 answers
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answer 1
Guests are not allowed to bring hard liquor onboard. guests would be allowed to bring wine and champagne onboard. For each bottle that is brought onboard would have a corkage fee added on to their onboard account.
Corkage Fees:
$15.00 USD 750 ml bottle
$20.00 USD 1,000 ml bottle
$30.00 USD 1,500 ml magnum
These fees are per bottle.
Best Answer
answered 2 months ago
by
NCLSTAFF85
 - MIAMI
answer 2
You cannot bring your own liquor onboard the ship. Any liquor you bring onboard the ship will be confiscated by the ship's security and returned to you on the last night of the cruise. Same is true for any liquor you purchase at any of the ports you visit.
However, you are allowed to bring wine and champagne onboard the ship but there is a corkage fee ranging from $15-$30 per bottle.
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answered 2 months, 1 week ago
by
Amit
 - Miami
answer 3
Wine an champagne only, and as such you will be charged a corkage fee for each bottle, I believe there is a limit of two bottles.
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answered 2 months, 1 week ago
by
JohnM
 - NY
answer 4
You can bring wine and champagne subject to a corkage fee. You cannot bring beer or spirits aboard. See the following link for details -

http://www.ncl.com/faq#can-i-bringing-alcohol-board
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answered 2 months, 1 week ago
by
BStu19
Question

I have never cruised before and have booked for the Bahamas in November 2014. I am very confused about everything!

Do I have to pay to go to the beach on an excursion?
asked 4 weeks ago
by
tt61
on Bahamas & Florida Cruises
4 answers
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answer 1
If you book an excursion from the ship it will cost you. You can go to the beach in the Bahamas or in Florida on your own and that will only cost you whatever the transportation cost are (ie taxi or bus fare)
answered 2 weeks, 1 day ago
by
Debeast
 - Toronto
answer 2
There is no need to be confused. NCL.com does a great job at providing information that will be useful for you as will numerous message boards online.
You do not need to book an excursion on the ship to go to the beach, but there are advantages for doing so. You are free to get a taxi at the pier and arrange a return trip on your own, or if you book an NCL excursion, transportation will usually be provided, it will be safe and secure, and the ship will not leave without you should the excursion run late. If you run late using your own arrangements, the ship will not wait for you. There are pro's and con's to both, but the safe way is to book your trip through an NCL excursion in this writer's opinion.
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answered 3 weeks, 5 days ago
by
JohnM
 - NY
answer 3
If you don't want to take the ship's excursion, you can just go ashore and do as you like on your own. The biggest advantage of NCL's excursions is the fact that they'll wait for you if the excursion runs late for any reason. If you're out on your own and get back late, they'll leave without you and you have to catch up on your own.
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answered 3 weeks, 5 days ago
by
BStu19
answer 4
You have to pay for any excursion you book through NCL. However, you can make your own arrangements to go to the beach.
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answered 3 weeks, 6 days ago
by
Amit
 - Miami
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Is smoking allowed?

asked 5 months ago
by
Anonymous
on Bahamas & Florida Cruises
3 answers
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answer 1
Smoking has just recently been banned on balconies, all other information remains the same
answered 1 month, 2 weeks ago
by
CdnDragon
 - Toronto
answer 2
You are allowed to smoke in designated smoking areas outside the ship, in the casino and in your balcony but not in your stateroom. If the ship has cigar bars, you can smoke cigars in the bars or designated smoking lounge. Cigar smoking is not allowed in your stateroom or your balcony.
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answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
by
Amit
 - Miami
answer 3
They have designated smoking areas, and smoking areas include the casino and on balconies (no smoking in the staterooms).
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answered 5 months ago
by
BanC
 - Arizona
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is the a charge for NON alcoholic drinks- like pepsi

asked 1 month, 1 week ago
by
Anonymous
on Bahamas & Florida Cruises
3 answers
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answer 1
Yes, there is a charge for all drinks except there is iced tea, lemonade, water, and juice available at the buffet that are free.
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answered 4 weeks ago
by
JohnM
 - NY
answer 2
Soda is available for sale and is not included in the cruise fare. Coffee, tea, iced tea, lemonade, hot chocolate, and milk are available during the day (juice blends are available at breakfast time).
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answered 4 weeks ago
by
Sparks1093
 - Vermont
answer 3
Yes. There is a charge for it. You can pay for it individually or you can buy the soda package which will allow you to have unlimited sodas at any bar or restaurant on the ship.
You can read about it in the Gifts & More section on this website
https://www.ncl.com/freestyle-cruise/gifts-and-more#adult
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answered 1 month ago
by
Amit
 - Miami
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Are robes provided in balcony rooms?

asked 11 months ago
by
Barlow61
 - Calgary
on Bahamas & Florida Cruises
2 answers
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answer 1
I believe they are only available in suites and above. We had a mini suite and there were no robes.
answered 9 months ago
by
LiMurr
answer 2
Balcony class rooms and above, yes.
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answered 11 months ago
by
JohnM
 - NY
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bahama cruise - do i require a bahamas visa?

foreign visitor with a u.s. tourist visa, do i also need a bahama visa?what are the requirements?
asked 11 months ago
by
Anonymous
on Bahamas & Florida Cruises
2 answers
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answer 1
In general the answer would be no. However Bahamas may require visa for visitors for certain countries. I would suggest checking the consulate website for Bahamas and check if they need visas.
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answered 11 months ago
by
Amit
 - Miami
answer 2
You need to check with an official government entity on this one, for instance the Bahamian department in charge of this operation.
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answered 11 months ago
by
Sparks1093
 - Vermont
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Are there hair dryers in the rooms?

asked 11 months ago
by
virgo64
on Bahamas & Florida Cruises
2 answers
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answer 1
All of our cabins and suites have hair dryers in them.
answered 10 months ago
by
NCLSTAFF85
 - MIAMI
answer 2
Yes, the cabins have hairdryers. If you cannot find one ask your steward who will be happy to obtain one for your use.
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answered 10 months ago
by
Sparks1093
 - Vermont
Question

I have a "GTY" cabin, when will we find out what our cabin number is?

asked 10 months ago
by
Anonymous
on Bahamas & Florida Cruises
2 answers
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answer 1
For GTY cabins can be assigned anytime after final up until the day of the sailing.
answered 10 months ago
by
NCLSTAFF85
 - MIAMI
answer 2
Anywhere from 30 days prior to your cruise to the time of check in; in most instances though you usually find out about 2 weeks prior on average.
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answered 10 months ago
by
JohnM
 - NY
Question

How long does it take to disembark when you arrive in Port Canaveral?

asked 10 months ago
by
mattandjodik
on Bahamas & Florida Cruises
2 answers
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answer 1
On average once the ship docks and clears customs, you are looking at anywhere from 30 - 60 mins; usually on the shorter side.
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answered 10 months ago
by
JohnM
 - NY
answer 2
This depends on a lot of factors but probably 30 to 45 minutes.
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answered 10 months ago
by
Sparks1093
 - Vermont
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