Eastern Caribbean No-Fly Cruise Spring

  • Mar 19th – Mar 31st, 2022

Join Target Tours on a bus tour from Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick to New York City to meet your cruise to the Eastern Caribbean on the Norwegian Gem.

Your deluxe coach departs the Maritimes and overnights in Portsmouth, NH before the cruise. We arrive in New York City and board the Norwegian Gem for a 10-day cruise to the Eastern Caribbean. This cruise features five Ports of Call such as Puerto Plata, DR; St. Thomas, USVI; Phillipsburg, St. Maarten; Tortola, BVI; and Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos! We will then head for home with another overnight in Portsmouth, NH before arriving back at your departure location.

This tour includes the following amenities as well as the Prepaid Service Charges (gratuities) for the cruise as well as Prepaid Service Charges (gratuities) for beverage package and dining package.

Inside cabin

  • Unlimited Beverage Package for entire Cruise
  • 3 Dinner Dining Package

Oceanview or Balcony Cabin

  • Unlimited Beverage Package for entire Cruise
  • 3 Dinner Dining Package
  • WiFi package onboard cruise (250 minutes per stateroom)
  • $50 USD Shore Excursion Credit (per stateroom)

*All members of the same cabin must choose the same amenity and must be chosen at time of booking.

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Pricing

Inside cabin: $3899 per person

Ocean view cabin: $4279 per person

Balcony cabin: $4959 per person

Book before March 31st, 2021 and save an additional $100 per person.

Maximum 26 passengers to allow for physical distancing on the motorcoach.

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Saturday, March 19th

Portsmouth, NH

Meet your Driver and Tour Director for your Eastern Caribbean No-Fly Cruise Tour. We begin early this morning in Charlottetown and stop to pick up passengers in Borden-Carleton, Aulac, Salisbury, Lincoln and Woodstock, along the way. Transfers are available from Halifax, Dartmouth and Truro. We will stop for lunch at Acorn Restaurant (not included) in Lake George, NB. Your Tour Director will help pass the time with games and entertainment on the coach.

This evening we will check in to our host hotel, the Hampton Inn Portsmouth. Tonight, explore the nearby shops and restaurants or relax in the hotel. The hotel shuttle can provide transportation to nearby locations.

Overnight: Hampton Inn Portsmouth Central
Sunday, March 20th

NYC & Board the Norwegian Gem

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet your Tour Director. This morning we will depart for New York City with rest breaks along the way.

Arrive at the Manhattan Cruise Terminal early this afternoon and board the Norwegian Gem for your 10-day Eastern Caribbean Cruise. Once on board you are free to explore and get acquainted with the ship.

This evening we will set sail from Manhattan at 4:00 pm. Join your Tour Director and fellow travellers for dinner this evening or feel free to check out the more than 10 dining options on board. Be sure to head to the Stardust Theatre this evening for the Welcome Aboard show which provides an overview of the great entertainment you will find on board over the next several days.

Overnight: Norwegian Gem
Monday, March 21st

 Day At Sea

Today is a full day at sea. Enjoy the onboard activities provided or curl up on a lounge chair with a good book. Or, try your luck in the casino. Your Tour Director will be available in the lobby from 9:00 am to 10:00 am for any questions.

Overnight: Norwegian Gem
Tuesday, March 22nd

Day At Sea

Today is a full day at sea. Why not go a for a swim or attend a talk? Your Tour Director will be available in the lobby from 9:00 am to 10:00 am for any questions.

Overnight: Norwegian Gem
Wednesday, March 23rd

Puerto Plata, DR (10 am to 5 pm)

Puerto Plata (or officially known as San Felipe de Puerto Plata) is the ninth largest city in the Dominican Republic and the capital of the province of Puerto Plata. For spectacular city views, take a ride up the Pico Isabel de Torres mountain which stands over 2,600 feet high. History buff? Visit Fortaleza San Felipe, which was built in the 16th century and served as a prison under the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo. Or head to the Amber Museum, a museum filled with a unique collection of valuable Dominican amber which is semiprecious tree sap that has hardened for millions of years capturing many fossils of plant and insect life.

Overnight: Norwegian Gem
Thursday, March 24th

St. Thomas, USVI (12 pm to 7 pm)

The town of Charlotte Amalie has one of the most breathtaking harbours in the world. Once home to pirates of long ago, today visitors find treasures of a different kind, for now beautiful beaches and bountiful duty-free shopping are truly its claim to fame. St. Thomas is also known as the “Rock City,” a name given by the locals for its hilly terrain.

Overnight: Norwegian Gem
Friday, March 25th

Phillipsburg, St. Maarten (7 am to 5 pm)

With an area of only 37 square miles, the island of St. Maarten is the smallest landmass in the world to be divided between two governments. The southern Dutch half offers casinos, duty-free shopping and island culture. The French half is all subdued sophistication.

Overnight: Norwegian Gem
Saturday, March 26th

Tortola, BVI (6 am to 1 pm)

Discovered by Christopher Columbus himself in 1493, this exotic, peaceful island is home to both towering mahogany trees and white-sand beaches. The region offers a challenging hike that extends 1,780 feet up Sage Mountain. A great spot for great birdwatching and breathtaking views of Tortola and neighbouring islands.

Overnight: Norwegian Gem
Sunday, March 27th

Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos (12 pm to 6 pm)

Founded in 1681 by Bermuda settlers for sea salt production, Grand Turk is the largest of the Turks Islands and is home to historic sites, stunning beaches and colourful marine life. From diving and snorkelling to lounging beachside or exploring the island on scooters, there’s something to match everyone’s vacation style. Discover the island’s British and Bermuda roots while touring Cockburn Town where you can learn about the island’s old sea salt industry and see the popular Grand Turk Lighthouse – the only lighthouse in the Turks and Caicos.

Overnight: Norwegian Gem
Monday, March 28th

Day At Sea

Today is a full day at sea. Have you visited the library yet? There are lots of books available to borrow and board games. Your Tour Director is available in the lobby from 9:00 am to 10:00 am for any questions.

Overnight: Norwegian Gem
Tuesday, March 29th

Day At Sea

Today is a full day at sea. Enjoy the band on top deck or play some shuffleboard. Your Tour Director is available in the lobby from 9:00 am to 10:00 am for any questions.

Overnight: Norwegian Gem
Wednesday, March 30th

New York City to Portsmouth, NH

This morning we will arrive in Manhattan at approximately 10:00 am. After disembarking the Norwegian Gem we will gather our luggage and board our motor coach to travel to Portsmouth, NH. We will stop for rest breaks and lunch (not included) along the way.
Arrive at our host hotel, the Hampton Inn Portsmouth Central. Once we check in you are free to explore nearby shops and restaurants or relax in the hotel. The hotel shuttle can provide transportation to nearby locations.

Overnight: Hampton Inn Portsmouth Central
Thursday, March 31th

 Home

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet with your Tour Director. Check out of the hotel and begin our journey home. We will stop for rest breaks and lunch (not included) along the way. A stop will also be made at Duty Free before we cross the Canada/US border at Houlton, ME. Arrive home in the Maritimes later this evening. Say goodbye to your Driver, Tour Director and newfound friends with many happy memories of your Eastern Caribbean No-Fly Cruise Tour.

  • Deluxe motor coach transportation from the Maritimes
  • 2 night’s accommodation at the Hampton Inn Portsmouth Central including breakfast
  • 10-day Eastern Caribbean Cruise aboard the Norwegian Gem
  • All meals aboard the Norwegian Gem (excluding specialty restaurants)
  • Entertainment on board the Norwegian Gem
  • Prepaid service charges for the cruise, beverage package and dining package
  • All taxes and fees
  • Fully escorted by a professional Target Tours Tour Director
  • Inside cabin amenities
    1. Unlimited Beverage Package for entire Cruise
    2. 3 Dinner Dining Package
  • Oceanview and Balcony cabin amenities
    1. Unlimited Beverage Package for entire Cruise
    2. 3 Dinner Dining Package
    3. WiFi package onboard cruise (250 minutes per stateroom)
    4. $50 USD Shore Excursion Credit (per stateroom)

This tour is available from the following locations:

Departures from PEI

You can meet this tour in:

  • Charlottetown
  • Borden-Carleton
Departures from Nova Scotia

You can meet this tour in:

  • Truro (transfers to Aulac provided*)
  • Dartmouth (transfers to Aulac provided*)
  • Halifax (transfers to Aulac provided*)

*Please note, the transfer vehicle size will depend on the number of passengers being picked up at each stop. Transfer vehicles can range in size from vans to full size motor coaches. 

Departures from New Brunswick

You can meet this tour in:

  • Aulac
  • Salisbury (near Moncton)
  • Lincoln (near Fredericton)
  • Woodstock

*Please note, the transfer vehicle size will depend on the number of passengers being picked up at each stop. Transfer vehicles can range in size from vans to full size motor coaches. 

Departure from other Canadian Provinces
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