Onboard

What time do we leave?

Check-in time will begin promptly at 11:00 AM. You MUST be on the ship no later than 4:00 PM as Holy Ship! will set sail at 6:00 PM. NO EXCEPTIONS!!

What time do we get back?

Disembarkation is scheduled to begin at approximately 8:00 AM.

What is included with my fare?

All the music of Holy Ship!, your cabin accommodations onboard the ship, all meals in the main dining room(s) and cafeteria, casual dining throughout the day, non-carbonated beverages (water, non-specialty coffee, tea, juices) and use of the ship’s pools, health and fitness center.

What is NOT included with my fare?

Transportation to/from ship, shore excursions, sightseeing or meals ashore, meals in specialty and à la carte restaurants, wine, beer, liquors, cocktails, sodas, bottled/mineral water, laundry, medical expenses, spa, beauty salon, casino gaming, onboard shopping and all other items of a personal nature.  

* In the event that the cost of fuel increases between now and the time we sail, a fuel surcharge will be imposed to each passenger. The fuel surcharge will be added to the passenger's cabin costs, not to exceed $30 per passenger and must be paid in full by the time of embarkation in order to board the ship for Holy Ship! 2017. All passengers will be notified via email if such a fuel surcharge will be added to the cost of your cabin. If such a fee is imposed, the credit card on file for the primary passenger will be charged. 

How many meals are included each day?

Breakfast, lunch and dinner, late night munchies and snacks in between. Food is available nearly around the clock.

Will vegetarian & gluten-free options be available?

Yes. The Norwegian Epic has a variety of food available to guests with various dietary needs. There will be vegetarian & gluten-free options available at all meals.  If you haven't already, please update "Your Profile" by logging into your Cloud 9 account and completing the Dietary Request field box. 

What will I need money for once onboard?

While onboard, all alcohol and soft drinks (not including tea, coffee & juices) will be charged to your Cruise Card. Upon check-in, you will establish credit for your Cruise Card using a Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express. You must either put down a credit card or you may open a Cruise Card with a $200 cash deposit. All official Holy Ship! merchandise and band merchandise can only be paid by cash or credit card.

Are there ATMs onboard?

Yes. The ATM is located in the Casino.

Is there internet access on the ship?

For those of you who cannot leave the "real" world behind, their is an Internet Cafe.  Wireless access is also available in selected areas throughout the ship.  Rates will be available onboard.

When is the music? At night time or during the day?

Music will kick off with a sail away party on the first day of the cruise and then continues daily nearly until dawn. 

When will the music schedule be available?

The schedule for Holy Ship! will be posted before we sail. Music will take place at multiple venues onboard the ship. We want to make sure that you'll be able to see each and every artist onboard perform an entire show. No two artists will perform at the same time twice.

In addition to the shows, will there be any activities?

Holy Ship! feels it's important for those taking part to experience things they wouldn't otherwise be a part of like autograph signing sessions, fan friendly events and many other forms of non-music entertainment. 

How many venues will there be?
There will be seven venues this year to keep you entertained and filled with variety.
What different amenities can I enjoy on the ship?
  • Fitness Center with jogging track, swimming pools, and yoga is offered!
  • Full service Spa and Salon*
  • Casino offering Slot machines, Craps, Blackjack, Roulette, Poker, and Bingo*
  • Laundry Services*
  • Internet Cafe*
  • Stateroom furnished with a television. Check out our very own Holy Ship! TV while you are in your cabin!
*additional charge once onboard
What can we do when we get off the ship?

Norwegian Cruise Lines offers many land excursions (w/ additional charges) while in port. Go parasailing, scuba diving, snorkeling and more. Packages will be available for purchase onboard.

Are we allowed to decorate our cabin doors onboard the ship?
No, unfortunately door decorations will not be permitted on Holy Ship- as per request of the cruise line. This policy will be upheld by a mandatory payable fine. Please respect our ship and our home at sea!
Is there any dress code on the ship?

No. Think Holy Ship! casual for the entire time. Stay tuned to Activities announcements for special dress up theme nights.

Are hair dryers provided?

Yes. Suites contain a hand held dryer; all other cabins have hair dryers in the desk drawer.

In case of emergency, how can I be contacted on the ship?

While the ship is at sea, guests can be contacted by telephone via the ship's radio office. Please note that satellite communication is very expensive. To contact the ship, dial the number below and when asked, select  "The Epic"  You will then be promted to enter a credit card number.  Once the credit card number has been approved, you will be connceted to the Norwegian Pearl.  Your credit card will be charged $7.95 per minute

Emergency number to contact the Norwegian Epic  (888) 627-4477