Norwegian Cruise Line announces Asian itineraries


Prices have been released for Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Jewel, which will be sailing around Southeast Asia.

It is the first time in 13 years that the line has sent a ship to the region, with 10 itineraries planned for the Norwegian Jewel and Norwegian Star.

NCL’s prices are similar to other homeported lines such as Royal Caribbean and Princess Cruises; in fact, they’re slightly cheaper than Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas.

The Norwegian Star will commence its season in Asia this December with an 11-day cruise from Singapore which calls at Ko Samui and Bangkok in Thailand and Ho Chi Minh City and Nha Trang in Vietnam, before sailing to Sanya in China and finishing the tour in Hong Kong.

The cruise is priced from A$1313 pp twin share.

There is a 14-day Southeast Asia cruise from Hong Kong which calls at Kaohsiung in Taiwan, Hanoi, Hue and Ho Chi Ming City in Vietnam, Sihanoukville in Cambodia and Bangkok and Ko Samui in Thailand before finishing in Singapore. The cruise is priced from A47 pp twin share.

There is also be an 11-day Southeast Asia cruise from Singapore on the Norwegian Jewel, which will be homeported in Australia. The cruise departs Singapore and calls at Ko Samui and Bangkok in Thailand, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang and Hanoi in Vietnam before stopping in Hong Kong. The cruise is priced from A$1444 pp twin share.

Royal Caribbean has a nine-night Hong Kong to Singapore cruise Ovation of the Seas is priced from S$1866.50 pp twin share. An 11-day Malaysia and Thailand cruise from Singapore is priced from US$1539 pp twin share. To visit NCL’s new website, click here.