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Big Apple & Caribbean Calypso

  • Departure DateMar, Apr, Dec 2022 & Feb - Apr 2023
  • Norwegian Cruise Line Norwegian Gem
  • 13 Nights Cruise & Stay
  • Prices From £1,379 per person

Itinerary

  • Stay 2 nights in New York
  • New York
  • Grand Turk
  • St. Thomas (US Virgin Islands)
  • Philipsburg, St Maarten
  • Tortola
  • Puerto Plata/Dominican Republic
  • New York

This Caribbean adventure begins with 2 nights in fabulous New York City. Shop at the best department stores in the world, scale the Empire State Building for spectacular panoramic views of the city and visit the famous Central Park skating rink. You'll then join the magnificent Norwegian Gem and head south to the warm and tropical waters of the Caribbean. The Caribbean was made for cruising; a sea with hundreds of tropical islands, white sandy beaches and a kaleidoscope of styles, cultures and cuisines. You’ll be surprised at just how unique each island is, each with a wealth of hidden treasures, lush tropical forests and fascinating shore excursions to enjoy. 

Highlights

  • FREE New York Stay
  • Upgrade for £149pp & get: Premium Drinks, Speciality Dining, WiFi & Shore Excursion Credit

What's Included?

  • Return flights from the UK (call about regional departures)
  • FREE 2 night stay in New York on room only basis
  • 10 night cruise on board Norwegian Gem on full board basis
  • Upgrade for £149pp & get: Premium Drinks, Speciality Dining, WiFi & Shore Excursion Credit

Prices From pp

Departure DateInteriorOceanviewBalconySuite
Various£1,379£1,569£2,049-

Prices based on 18 Mar 2022 13 nights flying from London, itinerary may vary depending on date. Suite price based on Haven Suite. Transfers are not included. Upgrade & Take All - must book by 30 Sep 2021. Prices are subject to availability and may change out with our control. Flight supplements from regional airports will apply. For a live price for your chosen date, airport and hotels please call our Cruise Experts.

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I was very happy with the response to all my queries, all the staff were very helpful. I will definitely use the for any future bookings.

Mrs Hind / September 2021

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They listen and are helpful and get you any information need. Have used them for years and I recommend them to others

Mr Jackson / September 2021

Great customer service

Excellent service from Louise, couldn’t ask for more. She was helpful and listened to what we wanted. Fabulous.

Mrs Macleod / September 2021

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Itinerary for Big Apple & Caribbean Calypso

Day 1 - Fly UK to New York / Enjoy New York

Day 2 - Enjoy New York

Day 3 - Embark Norwegian Gem in New York

Everyone loves New York and there are a million reasons why. Here are but a few: the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Grand Central Station, the Ellis Island National Monument, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum, Times Square, Broadway, Greenwich Village, 5th Avenue and Central Park.

Day 4 - At Sea

Day 5 - At Sea

Day 6 - Grand Turk

Founded in 1681 by Bermuda settlers for sea salt production, Grand Turk is the largest of the Turks Islands and is home to historic sites, stunning beaches and colourful marine life. From diving and snorkelling to lounging beachside or exploring the island on scooters, there's something to match everyone's holiday style. Discover the island's British and Bermuda roots while touring Cockburn Town where you can learn about the island's old sea salt industry and see the popular Grand Turk Lighthouse - the only lighthouse in the Turks and Caicos. Or enjoy a scenic boat ride over to nearby Gibbs Cay and splash around with the wild stingrays that like to gather in the pristine calm waters surrounding the island.

Day 7 - St. Thomas (US Virgin Islands)

The waterfront warehouses where gold-hungry pirates once stored their booty now house treasure of another kind: duty-free china, watches, jewelry and other luxury goods. Shopping is one of the big onshore attractions in Charlotte Amalie, the capital of the US Virgin Islands. Offshore, colorful coral reefs in turquoise waters lure snorkelers and scuba divers from all over the world. And everywhere, there's spectacular scenery everyone can enjoy!

Day 8 - Philipsburg, St Maarten

With an area of only 37 square miles, the island of St. Maarten is the smallest landmass in the world to be divided between two governments. The southern Dutch half offers casinos, duty-free shopping and island culture. The French half is all subdued sophistication.

Day 9 - Tortola

Discovered by Christopher Columbus himself in 1493, this exotic, peaceful island is home to both towering mahogany trees and white-sand beaches. The region offers a challenging hike that extends 1,780 feet up Sage Mountain. A great spot for great birdwatching and breathtaking views of Tortola and neighbouring islands.

Day 10 - Puerto Plata/Dominican Republic

Puerto Plata (or officially known as San Felipe de Puerto Plata) is the ninth largest city in the Dominican Republic and the capital of the province of Puerto Plata. For spectacular city views, take a ride up the Pico Isabel de Torres mountain which stands over 2,600 feet high. History buff? Visit Fortaleza San Felipe, which was built in the 16th century and served as a prison under the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo. Or head to the Amber Museum, a museum filled with a unique collection of valuable Dominican amber which is semiprecious tree sap that has hardened for millions of years capturing many fossils of plant and insect life.

Day 11 - At Sea

Day 12 - At Sea

Day 13 - New York, disembark & transfer to airport / Fly New York to UK

Everyone loves New York and there are a million reasons why. Here are but a few: the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Grand Central Station, the Ellis Island National Monument, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum, Times Square, Broadway, Greenwich Village, 5th Avenue and Central Park.

Fly New York to UK/ Arrive UK

Platinum Trusted Service Award 2021

Average Customer Rating: 4.9/5Independent Service Rating based on verified reviews.Read all reviews
Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award

I was very happy with the response to all my queries, all the staff were very helpful. I will definitely use the for any future bookings.

Mrs Hind / September 2021

Helpful knowledgeable informative

They listen and are helpful and get you any information need. Have used them for years and I recommend them to others

Mr Jackson / September 2021

Great customer service

Excellent service from Louise, couldn’t ask for more. She was helpful and listened to what we wanted. Fabulous.

Mrs Macleod / September 2021

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