The 2022 sailing season will see Norwegian Spirit heading to Asia-Pacific with departures from popular ports including Tokyo, Singapore, Sydney and Auckland.
Travellers will have an opportunity to stroll through the imposing Osaka Castle Park with its stone walls, motes and sprawling garden boasting hundreds of cherry trees, admire the scenic peaks and tree-lined cliffs of Milford Sound in New Zealand’s South Island, or visit the colourful Pattaya Floating Market in Thailand.
Kicking off Norwegian Spirit’s 2022 sailing season is a 12-Day Australia and New Zealand from Auckland to Sydney itinerary, which departs Auckland on 4 January. Stops include Lyttelton, Dunedin (Port Chalmers), Burnie, Eden, and Melbourne with an overnight stay.
Its 10-day Australia and New Zealand from Auckland voyage departs February 21, offering travellers a chance to discover Milford Sound with port calls at Tauranga, Napier, Wellington and Akaroa.
Other itinerary highlights are the 12-Day Asia from Tokyo to Hong Kong: Japan & China voyage (departing 8 May) which includes Mount Fuji, Kyoto, Beijing and Shanghai, and the 11-Day Asia from Singapore to Hong Kong: Hanoi, Nha Trang & Bangkok itinerary (departing 21 October) with stops such as Ko Samui, Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang, Danang, Hanoi, and Bangkok with an overnight stay.
For a limited time, guests will enjoy Norwegian Cruise Line’s (NCL) Free at Sea offer: free beverages, free shore excursion credit, free specialty dining package, free Wi-Fi and NCL’s ‘3rd and 4th’ guest sail at a reduced rate on selected sailings. Latitudes members will receive an additional 15% off.
“Quality close to home holiday experiences are keenly sought after, and we are thrilled to help awaken the spirit of Asian travellers eager to plan a dream cruise holiday and spread their wings in their own backyard,” says Ben Angell, Norwegian Cruise Line vice president and managing director, Asia-Pacific.
“We are delighted to launch the 2022 sailing season of the all-new Norwegian Spirit with such a strong special offer. One of our more intimate ships—completely modernised with the adult traveller in mind—cruisers can discover the laid-back luxury and immersive itineraries that set Norwegian Spirit apart.”
Recently refurbished, Norwegian Spirit boasts reimagined and refined adult-centric spaces, fresh staterooms and 14 new venues. There is a second Onda by Scarpetta restaurant at sea, a doubled-in-size Mandara Spa, an expanded Pulse Fitness Center and the adult-only retreat Spice H2O.
To provide guests with even more freedom and flexibility, NCL recently extended its Peace of Mind cancellation policy. Guests with embarkation dates from 1 January 2021 to 31 October 2021 now have the flexibility to cancel their cruise 15 days prior to departure and receive a Future Cruise Credit, which may be applied to any sailing through 31 December 2022, or a full refund when they cancel up to 120 days before their holiday. In addition, for all voyages through 31 March 2021, guests can provide final payment 30 days prior to embarkation versus the standard 120 days.