Friday, May 16, 2014

Alaska On Norwegian Sun From Just $263.44 Per Person!

The Alaska cruise season is in full swing and sweet deals are starting to appear. A seven night northbound Alaska Glacier cruise out of Vancouver, British Columbia on May 26, 2014 can be had from an amazingly low price of $263.44 per person, based on double occupancy for an inside stateroom.

The Cruise

norwegian sun alaska glacier cruise

On Monday, May 26, 2014 at 4pm, Norwegian Sun embarks from Vancouver, British Columbia on a seven night Northbound Alaska Glacier cruise. Sun arrives at Whittier, Alaska on Monday, June 2 at 7am. Along the way, the ship makes three port calls added to the non-stop amazing scenery.

After a full day cruising up the coast, Norwegian Sun makes her first stop at Ketchikan, Alaska on Wednesday, May 28 from 7am until 4pm. The following day, it’s further north to Juneau, Alaska. Sun is docked at Juneau on Thursday, May 29 from 10am until 8pm. The final port of call is at Skagway, Alaska on Friday, May 30 from 7am until 8pm.

The Price

An inside cabin can be had right now for as low as $263.44 per person, based on double occupancy. In addition, for that level of stateroom, there is a $107.52 onboard credit per stateroom. Government fees and taxes result in an additional $212.65 per person. The total for two for an inside cabin comes to as low as $960.78.

Other levels of stateroom are decently priced right now. An ocean view room starts as low as $322 per person while a balcony room starts at $644 per person, all based on double occupancy. The same $212.65 in taxes applies to each passenger, regardless of stateroom.

Also available is the great deal Norwegian has for Unlimited Specialty Dining. Per person, unlimited dining at Norwegian Sun’s specialty restaurants can be had for $119 per person.

The Ship 

norwegian sun cruise ship
Norwegian Sun was built by Lloyd Werft in Bremerhaven, Germany. She has been in service for Norwegian Cruise Line since 2001. Sun is one of two Sun Class ships in the NCL fleet, along with the Norwegian Sky.

This is not a large ship. Norwegian Sun has a gross tonnage of 78,309 and is 258 metres or 848 feet in length. The ship has nine decks accessible to the capacity 2,002 passengers. There is typically 968 crew members onboard this vessel.

Sun spends her winters based out of Florida, cruising the Caribbean and the Bahamas. She will be based in Vancouver and Whittier until late September. At that time, she will return to Tampa by way of Los Angeles, California and the Panama Canal.

The Small Print

·Because of the nature of last minute deals, the pricing printed here is fleeting and could change at any time.

·Prices are in Canadian dollars.

·Most meals are included in a typical cruise price but DRINKS ARE NOT!

·Also not included are gratuities.

·Cruise pricing does not include air fare, ground transfers and hotel accommodations before and after the cruise.

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