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22-Day Panama Canal and Pacific Coast Cruise - Miami to Seattle on Norwegian Encore

Saturday, April 11 - Monday, May 4, 2026
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Norwegian Encore

Starting at $4,500

22
days

Cruise Features Included:    

  • Shuttle/Bus Transportation - to and from Washington DC Area International Airport - Washington-Dulles (IAD), Washington-Reagan (DCA) or Baltimore (BWI).

  • Flights to Miami returning from Seattle - exact airlines and itinerary to be determined.

  • Transfer between the Airport and ship in Miami and Seattle - we board the ship in Miami, Florida before our cruise and sail through the Panama Canal to the Pacific Ocean disembarking in Seattle, Washington after our cruise where we will be transferred back to the airport for our overnight flight back east.

  • 22-Day Cruise on Norwegian Encore including meals, entertainment and activities onboard the ship and featuring a free day at sea to relax and unwind between most port calls as we visit 7 countries (Columbia, Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, USA and Canada) with stops at 12 ports of call including: Miami, Cartagena, Panama City, Puntarenas, Puerto Quetzal, Acapulco, Puerto Vallarta, Cabo San Lucas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Victoria and Seattle, and 9 relaxing days at sea between our port calls.   

  • Bonus Amenities During Our Cruise including a Free Ultimate Beverage Package ($1,798 value) and a Free 3-Meal Specialty Dining Package ($166 value) for each guest.  In addition, each cabin receives $100 onboard credit, while balcony cabins also receive a $50 Excursion Credit for each port (up to $550 value) and 300 minute Internet Package.

    • Please note that you can decline the Ultimate Beverage and Specialty Dining Package and receive a $500 cost reduction per person (since $500 is included in our Total Package Price to cover the cost of the service charges/bartender and waiter tips for these packages).  You can then purchase your own drink package (perhaps a soda package - $262.68 per person) or specialty dining package (starting at $118.80 per person for 2 meals) with your savings.  But honestly, the cost difference is not significant enough in my opinion to decline the Ultimate Beverage and Specialty Dining Package even if you only have one drink per day during our cruise.​

  • 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, Sal and Colleen Chavez) with you from start to finish.

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

Travel Itinerary:        

Saturday, April 11 - Travel Day

- Morning - Bus from Salisbury to Washington DC Area Airport
- Fly nonstop from Washington DC Area to Miami Area 
- Embark Norwegian Encore - Ship Departs at 5:30 pm

Sunday-Monday, April 12-13 - Relaxing Days at Sea on Norwegian Encore

Tuesday, April 14 - Cartagena, Columbia - 6:00 am - 2:00 pm

Wednesday, April 15 - Daylight Transit through Panama Canal - 5:00 am - 8:00 pm
- then docked in Panama City, Panama from 8:00 pm - Overnight 

Thursday, April 16 - Panama City, Panama - until 8:00 pm

 

Friday, April 17 - Relaxing Day at Sea on Norwegian Encore

 

Saturday, April 18 - Puntarenas, (Puerto Caldera), Costa Rica - 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

 

Sunday, April 19 - Relaxing Day at Sea on Norwegian Encore

 

Monday, April 20 - Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala - 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

 

Tuesday, April 21 - Relaxing Day at Sea on Norwegian Encore

 

Wednesday, April 22 - Acapulco, Mexico - 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

 

Thursday, April 23 - Relaxing Day at Sea on Norwegian Encore

 

Friday, April 24 - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - 7:00 am - 3:00 pm

 

Saturday, April 25 - Cabo San Lucas, Mexico - (Tender Service) - 7:00 am - 3:00 pm

 

Sunday, April 26 - Relaxing Day at Sea on Norwegian Encore

 

Monday, April 27 - Los Angeles, California, USA - 8:00 am - 11:00 pm

 

Tuesday, April 28 - Relaxing Day at Sea on Norwegian Encore

 

Wednesday, April 29 - San Francisco, California, USA - 8:00 am - Overnight

 

Thursday, April 30 - San Francisco, California, USA - until 5:00 pm

 

Friday, May 1 - Relaxing Day at Sea on Norwegian Encore

 

Saturday, May 2 - Victoria, British Columbia, Canada - 4:00 pm - 11:59 pm

 

Sunday, May 3 - Seattle, Washington, USA - ship arrives at  6:00 am
- Free Time in Seattle - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Estimated)
- Bus arrives Seattle-Tacoma (SEA) Airport - 6:00 pm
- Fly nonstop overnight to Washington DC Area - Evening

Monday, May 4 - Travel Day

- Arrive Washington DC Area Airport - Morning
- Bus arrives Salisbury - Late Morning or Early Afternoon

Norwegian Encore Features:

  • Built in 2019

  • 1,094 foot length, 136 foot beam/width

  • 3,958 passengers with 1,735 crew

  • 14 Dining options - (6 at no extra charge and 8 specialty restaurants)

  • 15 Bars and Lounges

  • Action-packed activities - Encore Speedway, Laser Tag, Galaxy Pavilion (virtual reality experiences), and Ocean Loops (double loop waterslide)

  • Relaxing activities - The Waterfront (quarter-mile oceanfront promenade), Mandara Spa, and Observation Lounge

  • And Much More


Group Booking Bonus
Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) is currently offering a Group Booking Bonus on this itinerary for all cabins in our Group Allotment which includes:

  • Free Ultimate Beverage Package (free alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks throughout the cruise) for the 1st and 2nd passenger in each cabin

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

  • $50 Shore Excursion credit in each port per cabin (Balcony cabins only)

  • 300 minute Internet Package per cabin (Balcony Cabins only)

  • $100 Onboard Credit per cabin to use however you wish


Limited Availability
Please note that while we currently have 80 cabins (for up to 160 passengers) in our group allotment on this cruise, NCL may take back our remaining unsold cabins at any time.  If you are interested in joining us, please register as soon as possible while cabins are still available to qualify for the Group Booking Bonus.  And full refunds are offered for cancellations until November 15, 2025 on this cruise if your plans change.

Cost and Payment Schedule:

Total Cruise Package Prices - includes Transportation and More

  • Inside Cabin - (135 square feet - no window) - $4,500 per person  

  • Balcony Cabin - (214 square feet - plus 38 square foot balcony) - $5,800 per person

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

Payment Schedule

  • $1,000 per person Deposit Due Upon Registration - payable by check to "Salisbury Cruise & Travel"

    • We also recommend purchase of Travel Protection coverage from Travel Insured International (see below)​

  • Half of Remaining Balance - Due on July 15, 2025 - payable by check or credit card

  • Final Balance - Due on November 15, 2025 - payable by check or credit card

Worldwide Trip Protector or Worldwide Trip Protector Edge Plan (Optional) - Salisbury Cruise & Travel, LLC strongly encourages Travel Protection coverage for your trip by purchasing either a Worldwide Trip Protector (WTP) Plan or a Worldwide Trip Protector Edge (Edge) Plan from Travel Insured International (TII) to cover your cruise for cancellation (due to illness or injury), trip interruption, trip delay, baggage loss or delay, accident/sickness medical protection, emergency evacuation and more.  We encourage you to purchase your Travel Protection Plan through our agency by clicking this link - Link to Worldwide Trip Protector Plan Application .  More details are available on the TII website.   Some benefits are time sensitive so we encourage you to purchase your Travel Protection Plan at the time of initial deposit if you have any pre-existing medical conditions. Otherwise, your Travel Protection Plan must be purchased before final trip payment (November 15, 2025).  To decline the Plan, you will be required to sign to confirm that you waive protection and understand that you are assuming all potential costs and losses which may occur before or during the trip.

Download the Travel Protection Plan Comparison here.

Download the Cancellation Penalty Schedule and Plan Information here.

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Registered Passengers:

Group Excursions Coming Soon

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