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Question

what time can we get on the breakaway this Sat

asked 10 months ago
by
Moomoo
 - NY
on Norwegian Breakaway
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
The 11/17/2013 sailing on the Norwegian the ship departs at 3pm so checkin would start at 9:30 and boarding will start at 11:30 am.
answered 10 months ago
by
NCLSTAFF85
 - MIAMI
answer 2
Generally speaking, boarding begins around 11:30am - noon, but schedules being what they are, can be subject to change.
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answered 10 months ago
by
RobinRz
 - new york, ny
answer 3
You cannot get on the Breakaway this Saturday. She will be arriving from Nassau on Sunday.
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answered 10 months ago
by
RobinRz
 - new york, ny
answer 4
Boarding usually begins around 12:00 - 12:30 PM for 4:00/5:00 PM departures as they need to clear the ship of all returning passengers and reset for the next group. Passengers are boarded in order of arrival except that Suite, VIP & disabled passengers have priority boarding.
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answered 10 months ago
by
Bob806
Question

ship to buses for excrsions/to get ride to town

On some ships it is a very long way to get off the ship and get a ride to either an excursion or a ride to town/see the town on your own, Any one know how Bermuda Breakaway is for distance?
asked 5 months, 4 weeks ago
by
shenia
 - pa
on Norwegian Breakaway
4 answers
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answer 1
It's a short walk to any transportation. We have been to Bermuda 4 times. We always get the 3 day pass for about $30. It is for unlimited bus and ferry service. The ferry takes about 25 minutes to Hamilton and 50 min. to St. Georges. We alway enjoy taking the bus to or from Hamilton (60 minutes). It's nice to experience the areas that are off of the tourist track. The bus drivers are all very accomodating if you just ask them to let you know where you want to get off. Our must sees are: St. Peter's Church at St. Georges, Gibbs Hill Lighthouse, any of the smaller beaches. Maps and bus routes and times are available at the info center inside the building where you normally exit the ship from.Enjoy.
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answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
by
Bossnesb
 - Dutchess Cty, NY
answer 2
The Breakaway docks at the Heritage Wharf in Bermuda. The shore excursion buses, city buses and taxis are parked just outside the port gates. You probably have to walk 200-300 ft.
Just as an FYI, the city bus services are excellent. You can pick up a 1,2 or 3 day pass that allows unlimited hops on the buses. The pass also gets you on the ferry. The bus is the best way to get around town and stops at all the beaches and tourist spots.
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answered 5 months, 4 weeks ago
by
Amit
 - Miami
answer 3
It is a short walk, maybe the length of 2 ships; the ship excursions meet right on the pier, and the buses/vans are right there waiting for you. The Bermuda buses/ferries are just slightly past this; less than a 5 -10 min walk from the ship.
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answered 5 months, 4 weeks ago
by
JohnM
 - NY
answer 4
Excursion transportation, buses, ferries & taxis are within a very short distance (approx. 2 city blocks) of where the ship docks at the Dockyards Bermuda. Shopping, restaurants, bar & a beach is conveniently located there as well. Check Bermuda tourism sites for more details and check out their bus/ferry passes for getting around the island.
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answered 5 months, 4 weeks ago
by
Bob806
Question

Are there self serve laundrymats on the breakaway?

asked 1 month, 1 week ago
by
janny5
on Norwegian Breakaway
4 answers
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answer 1
There are no self serve laundromats on any NCL ship. There is laundry service available for a charge.
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answered 1 month, 1 week ago
by
Bossnesb
 - Dutchess Cty, NY
answer 2
There are no self service laundry facilities on any NCL ship but they do offer a laundry service for a fee like hotels.
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answered 1 month, 1 week ago
by
Bob806
answer 3
No, there are not. There is laundry service and a one-time special mid-cruise where it's a fixed-price for as much as you can stuff in the bag.
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answered 1 month, 1 week ago
by
JoeTraveler
 - Dutchess County
answer 4
There are no self-serve laundry facilities on any NCL ship. You can get clothes laundered for a fee.
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answered 1 month, 1 week ago
by
BStu19
Question

How long before my cruise can I make my theatre reservations etc (Epic) and how do I do this?

asked 3 months, 1 week ago
by
Bodypump
 - Uk
on Norwegian Breakaway
4 answers
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answer 1
It was recently changed to 90 days for everyone, 100 days for Haven/Suite passengers
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answered 3 months, 1 week ago
by
JoeTraveler
 - Dutchess County
answer 2
You can make reservations within 45 days (55 days for suite guests) of departure. Login to "My NCL" and book via the "Explore and Plan" section.
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answered 3 months, 1 week ago
by
Bob806
answer 3
90 days prior to departure. Log onto MyNCL. You'll see the directions there.
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answered 3 months, 1 week ago
by
BStu19
answer 4
You can make the dinner & show reservations up to 45 (55 for suites) days before your sail date.
Log on to your My NCL account and select your cruise. You will see the option to make reservations for shore excursion, dinner, entertainment & gifts. The shore excursion will show number of excursion available for your cruise. The entertainment will show 0 and it will be disabled until 45 days before your sail date.
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answered 3 months, 1 week ago
by
Amit
 - Miami
Question

are the aft rooms noisy and the balconies have soot from the engins?

next year is the first time we will have a room at the aft. I read that these rooms are noisy due to the engins and also have soot on the balconies due to the engins. A friend had an aft room last yeae and had no noise from the engine or soot on the balcony.
asked 11 months ago
by
Anonymous
 - Dutchess County, NY
on Norwegian Breakaway
3 answers
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answer 1
We had booked an aft room on deck 13 for a cruise to Bermuda July of 2013. The booming base noise that vibrated all the way down to our room from the Spice H2O lounge area in the evening until the late hours of the morning was terrible. NCL advertises their aft rooms as quiet, which we experienced on the Gem and Star, but the Breakaway was not. Unless this acoustical/harmonic problem has been solved this would not be a recommendation for the aft on this ship.
answered 6 months ago
by
onvacation
answer 2
We were on the Jewel with an aft facing penthouse. There was no noise except the waves from the engines. We found this very nice and calm. No soot either.
answered 10 months ago
by
cold
answer 3
We have had Aft cabins 3 times. There is no noise or soot. We actually enjoy the Aft as you don't get much wind and the balconies are larger than the same rooms on the side of the ship.
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answered 11 months ago
by
Bossnesb
 - Dutchess Cty, NY
Question

Is there a liquor package and how much a day

asked 11 months ago
by
Annie21
on Norwegian Breakaway
3 answers
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answer 1
Norwegian has begun offering an Ultimate Beverage Package, available for purchase on all ships excluding Pride of America. Norwegian’s Ultimate Beverage Package provides a vast selection of Beers, Spirits, Cocktails and Wines by the Glass during a cruise for only $49 pp per day plus 15% gratuity for all guests 21 yrs and over. For guest under the age of 21 would be required to puchase the soda package.
answered 11 months ago
by
NCLSTAFF85
 - MIAMI
answer 2
Refer to NCL's beverage packages for details & price via the following link, but be sure to read the terms & conditions.

http://www.ncl.com/freestyle-cruise/gifts-and-more
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answered 11 months ago
by
Bob806
answer 3
Yes. NCL has started offering an unlimited drinks package on all NCL ships. You have to purchase the drinks package for the entire length of the cruise and also for every adult in your party. It is not available during Spring Break (March 1 - April 15).
Check this link for pricing and package details
http://www.ncl.com/sites/default/files/Ultimate-Beverage-Package07192013.pdf
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answered 11 months ago
by
Amit
 - Miami
Question

Is there childcare available?

asked 10 months ago
by
CarolynR
 - NY
on Norwegian Breakaway
3 answers
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answer 1
We do have kids programs available for guests who are over the age of 3. For guests who are under 3 we do have activites available however a parent would have to stay with their child. We do not offer private in cabin baby sitting.
answered 10 months ago
by
NCLSTAFF85
 - MIAMI
answer 2
Refer to the following links for info on NCL's youth programs & group sitting.

http://www.ncl.com/freestyle-cruise/freestyle-family-fun/youth-programs

http://www.ncl.com/freestyle-cruise/freestyle-family-fun/youth-programs/faq
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answered 10 months ago
by
Bob806
answer 3
Yes, for children 3 and up and potty trained. You will be able to enroll when you board.
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answered 10 months ago
by
rvsullivan
 - Texas
Question

Does the Breakaway have water drinking fountains? Is the water from the bathroom faucet drinkable?

Need to know my options for taking my medications
asked 10 months ago
by
YackyDack
 - NYC
on Norwegian Breakaway
3 answers
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answer 1
Haven't been on the Breakaway yet but based on other NCL ships:

No water drinking fountains (at least I don't recall ever seeing one on any ship).
Tap water in your stateroom is drinkable (reverse osmosis filtration).
You can ask for a glass of water at any restaurant or bar.
Bottled water is available for purchase or you can bring your own as carry-on or checked luggage.
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answered 10 months ago
by
Bob806
answer 2
The water onboard the ship is safe to drink. The ship has a water purification system that ensures that the water is safe to drink. The water is used in the restaurants, kitchen, bars and other places on the ship.
However, if you prefer, you can always bring cases of bottled water onboard with you. You can check the water cases along with your luggage and it will be delivered to your room.
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answered 10 months ago
by
Amit
 - Miami
answer 3
The rooms come with water bottles (but you have to pay for them)
I've drank the water from the faucet but would do so as a last resort.
I usually travel with a stainless steel bottle. (no chances of stateroom attendants throwing away your bottle by accident because it's plastic - happen to me once). At the drink stations where the buffets are there is cold water available. They will usually have signs saying not to fill your water bottle there. But you can take one of the cups and use that to fill your travel bottle that way. Best way to stay hydrated during a cruise.
Happy trails :)
answered 10 months ago
by
galookiemac
Question

Is liqour available while waiting for departure in NYC?

asked 10 months ago
by
AshMar
on Norwegian Breakaway
3 answers
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answer 1
The bars on the ship will be open prior to the ships departure.
answered 10 months ago
by
NCLSTAFF85
 - MIAMI
answer 2
If your asking if you can get a drink, yes. If you are asking about duty free alcohol, no.
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answered 10 months ago
by
rvsullivan
 - Texas
answer 3
Liquor is not available in the NYC terminal but can be purchased once on board the ship while waiting for departure.
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answered 10 months ago
by
Bob806
Question

how do i make pre-reservation for French Bistro?

asked 10 months ago
by
patrick88
on Norwegian Breakaway
3 answers
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answer 1
I made a pre reservation for Le Bistro on the Breakaway. It really was not needed BUT I suggest you have your mind ready when you get on board and make reservations for the restaurants and shows ASAP!
answered 9 months ago
by
Jeff1999
 - Brooklyn NY
answer 2
Once you are 45 days prior to the sailing is when you are able to start making reservations. You may make reservations by logging onto your ncl.com account or by calling into the Reservations Department at 1-800-327-7030.
answered 10 months ago
by
NCLSTAFF85
 - MIAMI
answer 3
Specialty restaurant reservations can be made via "My NCL" but only within 45 days of departure.
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answered 10 months ago
by
Bob806
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