The Encore Love Cruise 2020

Fall in love with Norwegian’s newest and most advanced ship yet: the NCL Encore. Packed with amazing amenities and incredible dining options, the Encore provides an unforgettable sailing experience. And for the first time, we are sailing to beautiful Puerto Rico. Whether you want to relax by the pool, wig out at Kinky Boots or light up the night at the GLOW party, this cruise has something for everyone. When you sail with DNR, you make friends that last a lifetime through activities and events that make our cruises truly special. All at great prices, including free open bar!

Sail Dates: Feb 9-Feb 16, 2020 on the NCL Encore.

Location: Depart Miami, Florida

Nearest Airports: Miami International (MIA), Ft. Lauderdale (FLL)

Ports:  San Juan, Puerto Rico, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands and Tortola, British Virgin Islands.

Pricing: Cabins start at $949/person (plus taxes and port charges). No additional fees required to join when you book directly through DNR Cruises, although additional on-board gratuities will apply. Here are some sample prices (subject to change without notice):

$1597.43 – Studio Cabin for one with taxes and port charges.

$2334.86 – Inside Cabin for two with taxes and port charges.

$2734.86 – Ocean View Cabin for two with taxes and port charges.

$3094.86 – Balcony Cabin for two with taxes and port charges.

$3334.86 – Mini Suite Cabin for two with taxes and port charges.

Pro Tip! Want to make your trip extra special? Consider an Aft Balcony cabin for spectacular views or a Spa Balcony or Spa Mini Suite for an even more relaxing experience. You can also buy separate spa passes to add to your reservation (limited spa passes available). 

Current Promotion: We have a special group promotion on this sailing that including most Free at Sea options including Open Bar drink package. Inside pick one, studios, balcony and mini suite pick two. Suites have all current Free at Sea promotions included at time of booking. Please note that gratuities are not included in the free promotional items and will result in additional charges for onboard gratuities.

Making Payments: Full Payment is due at the time of booking .

To Book: When you are ready to book, fill out DNR Cruise Information Form (reservations must be made directly through DNR).  If you have additional questions or need more information before booking, please email us at or call (917) 900-1477. Cruise Hotline Hours M-F 11am-4pm ET, Sa/Su 11am-4pm ET.

What is a DNR Cruise like? Check out these videos which give you a peek at the fun you’ll have sailing with usDNR Beginnings (Cruises 1-3)Fall 2015 DNR CruiseAlaska 2016 DNRCruise and our latest video Love Cruise on the NCL Epic, which also includes a look at the ship we are sailing on in Europe. 

The NCL Encore is a beautiful ship featuring 28 dining options, great shows, attractions and amenities, all in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. You’ll love this ship! And our group!

Host Hotel

We have two host hotels on this sailing, both terrific Marriott properties close to the cruise port.

Springhill Suites Miami Downtown

$180/night (plus taxes and fees), includes breakfast

Marriott Biscayne Bay 

$215/night (plus taxes and fees)

These blocks may temporarily sell out. When they do, we will work to have more rooms added to the block to accommodate our group. Both hotels are close to each other and a short taxi?UBER ride to the cruise port in Miami.

DNR Cruise Calendar

Learn how to subscribe your smartphone to our DNR Cruise Calendars – so your DNR Cruise Itinerary can be viewed right on your smartphone’s Calendar! Or simply view the Calendar on our website.

Shore Excursions

We have partnered with ShoreTrips and will have special group excursions available now (click here). You can also book excursions directly through when you are completing your online check-in. And we are working on a DNR specific excursion in Puerto Rico.

Travel Insurance

We STRONGLY encourage the purchase of travel insurance to cover not just last minute cancellations or missed flights but also medical emergencies. Outside companies offer great coverage at competitive rates or you can request to add NCL Book Safe travel insurance to your reservation. We also partner with an outside travel insurance provider that offers excellent coverage at good prices. You can get a quote by filling out the box below:

Additional Information and Links:

NCL Cruises: Preparing For Your Cruise

NCL Cruises: What To Pack

NCL Cruises: Terms & Conditions

DNR Cruise Time Line

Time Of Booking: $250 deposit/per cabin is required to secure reservation. (NCL Cruise Next deposits accepted.)

Jul 1, 2019: Shore Excursions and Host Hotel information will be available.

Sep 1, 2019: Final payments begin processing. Deadline for final payment is 10/1/19. See Cancellation Rules for more information about NCL’s policies for deposits and payments.

Dec 1, 2019: Additional suggestions of items to pack, including optional costumes for parties, etc. will be sent at least 60 days before sailing.

Dec 15, 2019: Final deadline for ordering custom cruise items, such as light up shirts.

Jan 1, 2020: Welcome packet will be mailed to you including a complete daily itinerary, name tags, free gifts and more. Any custom items ordered will also be included in this packet.

Feb 1, 2020: If necessary, a final revised onboard itinerary will be available in PDF form for download and in the smartphone calendar.

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