Cruise travelers can now purchase tickets for the Norwegian Cruise Line’s Winter 2020-2021 itinerary. When planning your upcoming cruise vacation, it helps to research the ship, as well as the cruise line. Norwegian Cruise Line has some important updates for its passengers regarding scheduling and changes to its ships.

One major change involves the ship, the Norwegian Joy joining its sister ship, Norwegian Encore, at the Port of Miami. Additionally, the ship, Norwegian Escape will be homeporting from Port Canaveral for the very first time, and the Norwegian Epic will return to Port San Juan.

The season for the Norwegian Joy will begin as the ship departs from Miami on October 24, 2020, and the voyages will include five-to-seven day western and eastern Caribbean trips. Western Caribbean cruises include calls to Mexico, Honduras and Belize. Eastern Caribbean cruises include trips to the U.S. Virgin Islands, the British Virgin Islands, the Bahamas, and the Dominican Republic. The Norwegian Encore will also sail out of Miami after it returns from its first summer season in New York. The Norwegian Encore will include seven-day western Caribbean cruises with stops in Mexico, Belize and Honduras. The Encore will also take 12-to-12-day cruises through the Panama Canal to the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Panama, Curacao, Aruba, Bonaire and Colombia.

In addition, the Winter 2020-2021 cruise schedule shows that the Norwegian Escape will begin its first season out of Port Canaveral as of November 21, 2018. The Escape will include five-and-seven-day voyages for both eastern and western Caribbean trips to the Bahamas, U.S. and British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. The ship will also sail for two different four-day Bahama cruises through Nassau, Freeport, and Great Stirrup Cay.

The 2020-2021 winter season includes the Norwegian Epic returning to San Juan, Puerto Rico, on December 20, 2018. The Epic will offer seven-day cruises through the southern Caribbean, including destinations to Curacao, Aruba, St. Lucia, St. Kitts, and Bonaire. The itinerary also lists the Norwegian Breakaway, Norwegian Getaway, Norwegian Pearl and Norwegian Bliss, all of which will offer trips to the Caribbean by way of Miami. The Norwegian Breakaway will begin its trips to the western Caribbean on November 22nd, while the Norwegian Getaway will begin in December, including five-and-eight-day cruises to the eastern and western Caribbean.

Another Norwegian ship offering a mix of both western and southern Caribbean cruises during the 2020-2021 winter season is the Norwegian Pearl, which will include both Panama Canal and Bahama itineraries. Other ships that will be sailing through the Caribbean include the Norwegian Gem and Norwegian Jade. The Norwegian Bliss will set sail through the Mexican Riviera out of Los Angeles beginning on October 18, 2020.

After renovations are completed on the Norwegian Jewel, the ship will begin offering both Australian and New Zealand cruises beginning on October 9. The Norwegian Star is also listed as sailing for 14-days through South America with calls in Uruguay, Argentina, Falkland Islands, Argentina and Chile.

If your future cruise plans include traveling with the entire family, young children included, it is important you plan your trip with children in mind. Here are some important cruise safety tips to keep in mind when traveling with young children on a cruise.


If you have been injured on your cruise, on a wet and slippery deck, down a poorly lit staircase or steep gangway, in port on an excursion, or on a tender boat- it is important that you speak as soon as possible with a lawyer who specializes in personal injury claims against cruise lines. Most cruise lines, including Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Norwegian, MSC, Disney, Holland America, Princess, Costa, Regents Seven Seas and Oceania require that claims against them be pursued in a very specific place under very strict deadlines. Failure to comply with each individual cruise lines deadlines can result in a complete loss of any and all legal rights.

Aronfeld Trial Lawyers is a personal injury firm located in Miami, Florida since 1991. We have fought hard to hold cruise lines accountable when they put their profits ahead of passenger safety. We are available 24/7 and encourage you to contact us even if you are still on your cruise. The sooner we can begin our investigation and preservation of key evidence, such as the CCTV footage of your trip and fall, slip and fall, assault or other type of injury the more likely we will be able to understand and prove how the incident occurred. Remember, the cruise lines have the most aggressive and well-funded defense lawyers in the world- protecting their profits. You need an experienced legal advocate in your corner who will fight to obtain the compensation you deserve for lost wages, medical expenses, transportation reimbursement and pain and suffering. Call us today and speak with a cruise ship claims lawyer about your potential claim- toll free 1-866-597-4529, 305-441-0440, or by email. We are ready to help.

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