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Hi all I’m looking for some general information about cruising on norwegian cruise lines . I’m not new to cruising but normally sail with Royal Caribbean we where due to be on the oasis TA on 21st April but due to it be cancelled have now switched to the NCL Getaway on 27th from New York:

so few questions - do NCL have gay meet ups FOD meetings etc?

what is the nightlife like? We normally party late on rcl and meet many others this way

Is there any fun to be had? Is there sauna steam rooms like some of the smaller rcl ships 😜

How does the freestyle dining work do we need to book restaurants etc or just turn up when we want?

any other general info or tips for NCL would be much appreciated.

 

Thanks 

Thomas 

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Hi Thom.....we were on the Getaway for a W. Carib cruise in Nov 2019.     All cruises are different as far as clientele, there were 60 gay men from all over the world on our particular cruise and we had a great LQBT meet up every night.    As far as nightlife, there are dance parties every evening weather permitting.   The big event is the White Party.

 

If their are saunas, we didnt use them.

 

As far as specialty restaurants, I would suggest you make reservations once you are within 90 days of the sail date.

 

If you have any further questions, will try to answer.

 

dave

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I've sailed most of the NCL ships, including the Getaway.  The daily paper will give the schedule and meeting place for the GLBT gathering each day.  It is hit or miss.  Some sailings will have many there and some don't.  The spa has separate men's and women's saunas and steams, but there is a fee. 

 

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