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Norwegian Cruise Line starts charging for children under 2 years old

Excerpt from Cruise Fever

Aug 10, 2012 7:48 am

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Norwegian is taking advantage of the opportunity to gain extra revenue without the threat of losing customers as the majority of competitors already charged similar rates for infants.

— Samantha Shankman

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Norwegian Cruise Line was the only major cruise line to not charge for children aged 6 months to 2 years old.  However NCL has changed their fares for the young ones and they will be priced the same as other 3rd and 4th persons in a cabin.  Newborns that are not yet 6 months old are not allowed to cruise.

The first two passengers in a cabin are priced the same regardless of age on Norwegian.  Additional berths in the same stateroom will be at a discounted price, plus port fees and taxes.

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