Norwegian Cruise Line wants you to come on board for 2019 — and they're willing to throw you some serious perks to prove it.
On Thursday, Norwegian announced it will be offering free and reduced airfare for new reservations on Norwegian Joy’s seven-day Alaska itineraries from April through September 2019. But if you want in on the deal, you better act fast.
The offer, Norwegian explained in a statement to Travel + Leisure, will be available to the general public for just one day on Sept. 14. However, if you’ve ever been a past guest on a Norwegian cruise you will gain access to the deal one day early on Sept.13.
“Alaska itineraries are some of our most popular cruises amongst travelers nationwide, as they offer one of the best ways to see and experience the Last Frontier,” Andy Stuart, president and chief executive officer of Norwegian Cruise Line, said in a statement.
According to Norwegian, the bookings must be made for a balcony room or better in order to be eligible for free or reduced roundtrip economy class airfare for up to two guests. And those guests will be able to depart and return to more than 100 airports across the United States and Canada.
Guests who book an even higher class on the Haven or Concierge level will receive complimentary airfare at all eligible airports. Guests may also instead opt for a discount of up to $1,000 per stateroom rather than receive free airfare. But the gifts don’t stop there. The airfare promotion can also be combined with Norwegian’s Free at Sea offering, which allows guests to select up to five amenities of their choosing before setting sail.
The cruise also offers a variety of itineraries featuring Juneau, Ketchikan, Skagway, Holkham Bay, and Icy Strait Point, according to Norwegian, meaning guests will really get to see the best Alaska has to offer. Of course, like all good deals, additional terms and conditions may apply, but this may be the excuse you’ve been looking for to finally book that Alaskan adventure.