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Norwegian Sun Cruises to Cuba Now on Sale


Norwegian Cruise Line is offering a limited time promotion of $50 in onboard spend for new bookings on the line’s all-inclusive four-day roundtrip cruises to Cuba, including new cruises from Port Canaveral beginning May 2018



Guests looking to explore the art, culture and history that abounds in Cuba can now plan their 2018 adventure, as Norwegian Cruise Line today opened for sale the line’s 2018 cruises to Cuba aboard Norwegian Sun, which will homeport in Port Canaveral starting in May 2018, following a dry dock enhancement. Norwegian Sun’s new all-inclusive four-day cruises to Cuba will depart Port Canaveral each Monday, beginning May 7, 2018, and feature a call on Key West, Florida on Tuesdays, followed by an early morning arrival to Cuba’s capital city of Havana on Wednesday, allowing guests the opportunity to experience a full day and night of exploration.


Norwegian Sun’s new cruises to Cuba will provide guests with an extensive cultural immersion, with the chance to enjoy the vibrant atmosphere and incredible history of Cuba, along with the warmth and friendliness of the Cuban people during OFAC-compliant* shore excursions. By day, guests can take in the sites of Old Havana, a UNESCO World Heritage site, in an American classic car; gaze at the artistic expressions of some of Cuba’s most famed photographers and painters at the Fabrica de Arte Cubano and much more. By night, guests can sip and savor a ‘Cuba Libre’ at the legendary Tropicana Cabaret amidst a dazzling display of pageantry, electrifying music and more at the famed nightclub that was once frequented by icons like Nat King Cole, Josephine Baker, Cheo Feliciano and Rita Montaner, among others. Ernest Hemingway enthusiasts will revel in Norwegian Sun’s new itinerary, and can follow the footsteps of the famed author, visiting The Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum in Key West’s historic Old Town District and Finca Vigía in the small, working-class town of San Francisco de Paula in Cuba.


Just prior to her arrival in Port Canaveral, Norwegian Sun will undergo a two-and-a-half week dry dock in April 2018 as a part of the Norwegian Edge™, the brand’s revitalization program encompassing the entire guest experience. Norwegian Sun accommodates 1,936 guests, providing freedom, flexibility and superior guest service with 16 dining options, 12 bars and lounges, entertainment options for all ages and more. All guests sailing aboard one of Norwegian Sun’s Cuba or Bahamas cruises from Port Canaveral will also enjoy unlimited complimentary beverages included in their cruise fare as a part of the ship’s all-inclusive program.


For a limited time, guests can take advantage of Norwegian’s Havana Nights offer and enjoy $50 in free onboard spending money**when they book a new cruise now through August 31 for 2017 and 2018 Cuba sailings. Those who act fast and take advantage of Norwegian’s Havana Nights can also enjoy $50 deposits*** now through August 7.

Norwegian Cruise Line sails around the globe, offering guests the freedom and flexibility to explore the world on their own time and experience up to 28 dining options, award-winning entertainment, superior guest service and more across all of the brand’s 15 ships.  To book a cruise aboard a Norwegian ship, contact a travel professional, call Norwegian at 866-NCL-CRUISE (625-2784), or visit




*Norwegian Cruise Line is currently authorized by the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) to offer carrier services to authorized travelers between the United States and Cuba under the travel guidelines for US citizen travel to Cuba. Norwegian Cruise Line will continue to work with the administrations in both Cuba and the US to comply with any policy changes and regulations so that the brand may provide guests with educational and culturally rich experiences in Cuba, with all sailings subject to potential changes due to governmental relations.


** Offer not applicable to categories IX, OX, BX, or, MX.


*** (Suite categories are not applicable for this offer. Offer is only applicable for mini-suites and below. Offer available for new bookings made more than 90 days from sail date.