Bermuda Cruise - Inaugural on Norwegian Prima

Sailing Round Trip from New York City - No Flights Required
Sunday, May 7-14, 2023
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Brand New Norwegian Prima

Starting at $1,900

7
days

Cruise Features Included:    

  • NO FLIGHTS REQUIRED - This cruise sails round trip from New York City, so we have chartered a bus from Salisbury to and from New York City for this cruise with no long lines at the airport and no hassles.  You can board the bus and then sit back and relax until we arrive at the pier in New York City to board the Brand New Norwegian Prima. 

  • Bus transportation - round trip from Salisbury to New York City for our cruise.

  • 7-Day Cruise on Norwegian Prima - experience the BRAND NEW Norwegian Prima on her inaugural sailing and enjoy the meals, entertainment and activities onboard the ship.

  • Bonus Amenities During Our Cruise including a Free Premium Beverage Package ($747 value) and a Free 2-Meal Specialty Dining Package ($70 value) for each guest.  In addition, each cabin receives $100 onboard credit, while balcony cabins also receive a $50 Excursion Credit and 250 minute Internet Package ($105 value).

  • Access to Exclusive Customized Tours with Salisbury Cruise Club - We will organize at least one custom tour in each port-of-call which will be offered at cost to our group.  Additional tours will be available to book with NCL.

  • Tour Hosts (Kelly and Tracy Shannahan and hopefully Sal and Colleen Chavez if we have enough registered passengers) with you from start to finish.

  • Several free gifts and mementos of your cruise from the Salisbury Cruise Club.

Special Note About This Cruise

The Brand New Norwegian Prima, which is currently under construction and will begin service in the fall of 2022, was introduced by Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) on May 12, 2021 and immediately sold out several itineraries.  I was fortunate enough to reserve 70 cabins for our group (50 balcony cabins and 20 inside cabins) on the May 7, 2023 sailing from New York City to Bermuda at the introductory prices which have risen steadily throughout May and June 2021.  If demand continues at the current pace, it is highly likely that NCL will recall some or perhaps all of my unbooked cabins.  This could happen at any time.  Therefore I am encouraging all Salisbury Cruise Club members who wish to join us on this cruise to book your cabin AS SOON AS POSSIBLE while I still have cabins available in our group inventory.

The Norwegian Prima is a brand new class of ship for NCL and features a whole host of new and interesting concepts.  On this inaugural cruise, you will BE THE F1RST to experience the next generation of cruise ships designed to elevate every expectation.  Built in 2022 with a capacity of 3,215 guests (double-occupancy) you will be among the first to explore the greater wide open and enjoy the expansive outdoor deck space on the most spacious new cruise ship at sea.  Dip into the horizon at Infinity Beach, walk over water on their new glass bridge and discover many more amazing experiences.  Take a 360° seaside stroll along the breathtaking Ocean Boulevard and discover experiences beyond your expectations around every bend.  Sit back, relax and enjoy the stunning views or relax under a starry sky at the Indulge Firepit. Swim up to the horizon in one of their infinity pools, designed to blend into the ocean.  Head over to The Concourse to admire the beautiful, interactive artwork available. Capture great artsy photos and create cherished memories. Kick back with the stars, both in the sky and on the big screen, at the outdoor movie nights, or circle up around the fire pit to unwind after another incredible day at sea.  Looking for a side of fresh air? Grab your favorite treat and head for one of the luxurious hammocks just outside Indulge Food Hall. Relax and unwind as the ocean breeze gently sways your hammock. It’s the perfect end to a perfect meal.  Whether you’re craving tacos or tandoori, grab your favorite lunch at Indulge Food Hall then head outside to enjoy your meal seaside. Find the perfect comfy and cozy seating with panoramic views that span the entire back of the ship.  Grab a book, a drink or some friends and take it easy in La Terraza. This lounge space is designed to be both spacious and intimate, allowing you to relax in peace whenever the mood strikes.

We are pleased to advise that NCL is currently offering our group special amenities including:  a free drink package throughout our cruise, 2-free meals in the specialty restaurants onboard the ship, a $50 shore excursion credit, 250 minute Internet package and a $100 onboard credit per cabin (available for registrations received by June 30, 2021 or until our cabins are gone).  And with the Salisbury Cruise Club's generous cancellation policy, if you change your mind later, you can always cancel your cruise and receive a FULL refund of all payments (including your travel protection plan premium) provided you cancel by December 15, 2022.

Bermuda Cruise Summary:

Set sail to Bermuda on Norwegian Prima, NCL's newest ship designed to make waves even when she’s docked. In Norfolk, tour the USS Wisconsin—a retired battleship that is now a museum—and visit the General Douglas MacArthur Memorial for a deeper dive into wartime memorabilia. With two overnight stays at the Royal Naval Dockyard, you have plenty of time to explore Bermuda. Build your first-ever pink sandcastle at Horseshoe Bay Beach and then sail into the mystery of the infamous Bermuda Triangle on a glass-bottom boat evening cruise. Tour the dramatic Crystal Caves, or top your best score with a round at the country’s famous Port Royal Golf Course. Back in New York City, take in the sites of the Big Apple, from the chic SoHo District and Greenwich Village, to the 9/11 Memorial and Empire State Building.

Detailed Travel Itinerary:        
 

Sunday, May 7, 2023 - Travel Day

  • 7:30 am - Bus from Salisbury to New York City

  • 12:00 noon - Arrive Manhattan Cruise Terminal to board Norwegian Prima

  • 4:00 pm - 7-Day Cruise departs from New York City


Monday, May 8 - Norfolk, Virginia - 11:00 am - 6:00 pm - (7 hours). 

Norfolk boasts the world's largest naval base, a busy international port and beautiful historic districts. Waterways abound in this city, with stretches of lake, river and bay fronts you'll have endless sight seeing to do. The battleship U.S.S. Wisconsin and the Hampton Roads Naval Museum gives visitors insight into the cities long navy history. The pedestrian-centric downtown waterfront area is a nice place to stroll and see docked ships, sailboats and tugboats. (average high/low temperature - 79/68)

Tuesday, May 9 - Relaxing Day at Sea

Wednesday-Friday, May 10-12 - Royal Naval Dockyard, Bermuda - 10:00 am Wednesday through 3:00 pm Friday - (53 hours - 3-days and 2-nights in Bermuda). 

Located at the tip of Bermuda's West End, Royal Naval Dockyard is home to exceptional shopping and pristine beaches. The beautifully restored Royal Navy Dockyards provide quaint boutique, a crafts market and fascinating maritime museum. Don't miss the chance to try out one of the many water sports offered in and around this gorgeous harbor. (average high/low temperature - 75/68)

Saturday, May 13 - Relaxing Day at Sea

Sunday, May 14 (Mother's Day) - Norwegian Prima returns to New York City - 7:00 am

  • 11:00 am to 3:30 pm - Bus from New York City to Salisbury in time to take your mother out for dinner - unless of course you have spent the last week with your mom on the Norwegian Prima in Bermuda.


Group Booking Bonus - If Registered by June 30, 2021
Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) is currently offering a Group Booking Bonus on this itinerary through June 30, 2021 (provided cabins in our group allotment are still available), which includes:

  • Free Premium Beverage Package (free alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks throughout the cruise) for each passenger in the cabin

  • 2-Free Meals in the Specialty Restaurants on the ship for the 1st and 2nd passenger in each cabin

  • $100 Onboard Credit to use however you wish for onboard purchases

  • $50 Shore Excursion credit per balcony cabin

  • 250 minute Internet Package per balcony cabin


Limited Availability
Please note that while we currently have 70 cabins in our group allotment (including 50 balcony cabins and 20 inside cabins), NCL has hinted that they may recall any or all of our unbooked cabins in the very near future.  If you are interested in joining us, please register as soon as possible while cabins are still available and on or before June 30, 2021 to take advantage of the Group Booking Bonus.

Cost and Payment Schedule:

 

Total Cruise Package Prices - includes Bus Transportation and More

  • Inside Cabin - (160 square feet - no window) - $1,900 per person.  

  • Balcony Cabin - (186 square feet - plus 45 square foot balcony) - $2,200 per person

 

Total cruise package price is based on double occupancy (2 people in the cabin). 

 

Single Occupancy Cabins - We also have single occupancy cabins available at $2,900 for inside cabins or $3,600 for balcony cabins.

Payment Schedule

  • $1,000 per person Deposit (plus Travel Protection Plan premium) Due Upon Registration - (by check only payable to "Salisbury Cruise & Travel")

  • Half of Remaining Balance - Due on August 15, 2022 - (by check or credit card)

  • Final Balance - Due on December 15, 2022 - (by check or credit card)

 

Group Travel Protection Plan (Optional) - We’re offering a Group Travel Protection Plan for which the premium is based upon your Total Trip Cost.  The cost ranges from $138 for Inside cabin passengers or $174 for Balcony cabin passengers in double-occupancy cabins.  Travel protection for single occupancy cabins is $206 for single-occupancy inside cabins or $290 for single-occupancy balcony cabins.  This recommended Group Travel Protection Plan will protect your trip in case of cancellation, interruption, trip delay, missed connection, baggage loss or delay, accident/ sickness medical protection, and emergency evacuation.  See separate handout for details.  To protect against unforeseen problems, we strongly recommend that you purchase the Travel Protection Plan.  If interested, please purchase the Plan at time of registration.  If you decline the Plan, please sign to confirm that you waive the protection and understand that you are assuming all potential costs and losses which may occur before or during the trip. 

Download the Group Travel Protection Plan summary here.

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5/7/23 - 5/14/23
 
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