Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) is the third-largest cruise line in the world and has a unique aspect of cruising known as “Freestyle Cruising.” Freestyle cruising allows you the freedom to choose between a variety of dining options, casual or formal attire, and how you want to structure your day. Norwegian often offers “Free at Sea” deals that allow passengers to select from various free offerings, depending on the type of booking. These can range from free open bar, to free excursions and wifi. NCL offers destinations all over the world to places like Australia, Hawaii, New England, Asia, and the Mediterranean. Norwegian also has a private island in the Bahamas, Great Stirrup Cay.
Royal Caribbean International (RCI) has been delivering innovative cruise experiences for over fifty years and as of September 2021, has six of the world’s largest cruise ships among its fleet of 24 ships with six additional ships on order. Royal Caribbean has several different classes of ships, each bringing a new experience to the traveler including rock climbing, surf simulators, signature neighborhood concepts, and a glass capsule that takes guests more than 300 feet above the ocean. RCI offers a huge selection of destinations with more than 270 destinations in 72 countries on six continents, including it’s own amazing private island Perfect Dat at CocoCay, Bahamas.
Carnival Cruise Line is one of the most recognizable brands in the cruise industry with a fleet of 24 ships as of September 2021. Carnival generally offers from 2- to 17-day voyages, departing from every coast in the United States. Carnival offers destinations all over the world including The Caribbean, Mexico, Alaska, The Bahamas, Europe and Hawaii. Carnival Corporation also owns Half Moon Cay, a 2,400-acre private island in the Bahamas.