Welcome Guide - Sail Across the Sun

Welcome Guide - Sail Across the Sun

Step 1

Online Check-In

Online Check-In
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Online Check-In

Have your reservation number? (Hint: We sent it to you in an email). Head to the NCL website to complete your online check-in.

Choose what time you want to arrive to the Port of New Orleans when you complete your online check in. It is very important that everyone arrives at their selected time (not earlier). In an attempt to avoid long lines or wait-times outside the terminal, we ask all guests to abide by their self-selected port check in time.

You may purchase the Thermal Suite now or visit the Mandara Spa (Deck 12, FWD) on board.

Join the SATS Family for a private beach party at Mr. Sancho's in Cozumel!

Hungry? Check out your dining options. Specialty restaurants are noted with a * on the page and a reservation is recommended.

Have your reservation number? (Hint: We sent it to you in an email). Head to the NCL website to complete your online check-in.

Choose what time you want to arrive to the Port of New Orleans when you complete your online check in. It is very important that everyone arrives at their selected time (not earlier). In an attempt to avoid long lines or wait-times outside the terminal, we ask all guests to abide by their self-selected port check in time.

You may purchase the Thermal Suite now or visit the Mandara Spa (Deck 12, FWD) on board.

Join the SATS Family for a private beach party at Mr. Sancho's in Cozumel!

Hungry? Check out your dining options. Specialty restaurants are noted with a * on the page and a reservation is recommended.

Step 2

Study Up!

Study Up!
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Study Up!

Contact info to give loved ones at home: The name of the ship and then from the USA, they can dial 1.888.NCSHIPS (1.888.627.4477) and from the rest of the world please dial 1.732.335.3280.

Check out these helpful FAQs.

How can I purchase beverage packages?

Can I bring my own alcohol? Yes, if it's wine or champagne. Review the alcohol policy.

Get to know the smoking policy.

Photo and video etiquette is key!

Stay hydrated! There are complimentary water stations throughout the ship, or you can purchase an Ice River Springs water package now.

Contact info to give loved ones at home: The name of the ship and then from the USA, they can dial 1.888.NCSHIPS (1.888.627.4477) and from the rest of the world please dial 1.732.335.3280.

Check out these helpful FAQs.

How can I purchase beverage packages?

Can I bring my own alcohol? Yes, if it's wine or champagne. Review the alcohol policy.

Get to know the smoking policy.

Photo and video etiquette is key!

Stay hydrated! There are complimentary water stations throughout the ship, or you can purchase an Ice River Springs water package now.

Step 3

Pack & Prep

Pack & Prep
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Pack & Prep

Locate your approved identification. (Proper ID is THE most important thing to remember.)

Print your eDocs! This is your boarding pass and allows entry to the terminal. If your cabin is traveling together only one copy is needed.

Read up on these packing DOs and DON’Ts.

Download this handy packing checklist.

Plan your theme night outfits!

Bookmark sixthman.net/today so you can get all the latest schedule updates and announcements on board!

The music is why you came, but there's more fun in store on board! Read up on these onboard activities.

Do you have special needs? Check out our FAQs then contact us so we may assist.

Locate your approved identification. (Proper ID is THE most important thing to remember.)

Print your eDocs! This is your boarding pass and allows entry to the terminal. If your cabin is traveling together only one copy is needed.

Read up on these packing DOs and DON’Ts.

Download this handy packing checklist.

Plan your theme night outfits!

Bookmark sixthman.net/today so you can get all the latest schedule updates and announcements on board!

The music is why you came, but there's more fun in store on board! Read up on these onboard activities.

Do you have special needs? Check out our FAQs then contact us so we may assist.

Step 4

Get There

Get There
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Get There

Locate your valid, approved identification.

Learn more about the Port of New Orleans. Keep an eye out for our cruise banners!

Double check your flight times and remember that New Orleans is in the Central Time Zone. All guests must be at the port by 5:00pm as we sail away at 6:00pm.

Find the Port of New Orleans

Julia St. Terminal - 1350 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans, LA 70130

Locate your valid, approved identification.

Learn more about the Port of New Orleans. Keep an eye out for our cruise banners!

Double check your flight times and remember that New Orleans is in the Central Time Zone. All guests must be at the port by 5:00pm as we sail away at 6:00pm.

Find the Port of New Orleans

Julia St. Terminal - 1350 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans, LA 70130

Step 5

Tips for the Terminal

Tips for the Terminal
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Tips for the Terminal

Show up at your pre-selected arrival time. (Remember, New Orleans is in Central Time Zone!)

Check your bags with a porter before you enter the terminal for easy boarding. You'll want to keep your hands free for high fives!

Go through security. Great news! You can keep your shoes on but you'll need to take out your laptop.

Bringing wine? Stop by the table with the Norwegian rep to pay the corkage fee. Fill out this wine form to save time!

Take your eDocs and approved ID to a check-in agent.

Cash or credit? Attach a method of payment to your keycard during the check-in process. If you're using cash, please visit Guest Services in the Atrium (Deck 7, MID) once you board the ship to complete this step.

Hang out and wait for your boarding group number to be called then BOARD THE SHIP!

Show up at your pre-selected arrival time. (Remember, New Orleans is in Central Time Zone!)

Check your bags with a porter before you enter the terminal for easy boarding. You'll want to keep your hands free for high fives!

Go through security. Great news! You can keep your shoes on but you'll need to take out your laptop.

Bringing wine? Stop by the table with the Norwegian rep to pay the corkage fee. Fill out this wine form to save time!

Take your eDocs and approved ID to a check-in agent.

Cash or credit? Attach a method of payment to your keycard during the check-in process. If you're using cash, please visit Guest Services in the Atrium (Deck 7, MID) once you board the ship to complete this step.

Hang out and wait for your boarding group number to be called then BOARD THE SHIP!

Step 6

I'm On Board! Now What?

I'm On Board! Now What?
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I'm On Board! Now What?

Your cabin will be ready by 2:00pm and your checked luggage will arrive by 8:00pm. Explore the ship and enjoy hanging out with your SATS Family.

Get your high five! We high five every single person as they board the ship.

Opening a cash account? Head to the cash account line in the Atrium on Deck 7, MID.

Grab a bite to eat. Garden Café (Deck 12, MID) and O'Sheehan's Neighborhood Bar & Grill (Deck 8, MID) are open for lunch.

Attend the safety briefing. (It’s mandatory.) Your assembly station is printed on your keycard.

Wave goodbye to the real world as we Sail Across the Sun!

Your cabin will be ready by 2:00pm and your checked luggage will arrive by 8:00pm. Explore the ship and enjoy hanging out with your SATS Family.

Get your high five! We high five every single person as they board the ship.

Opening a cash account? Head to the cash account line in the Atrium on Deck 7, MID.

Grab a bite to eat. Garden Café (Deck 12, MID) and O'Sheehan's Neighborhood Bar & Grill (Deck 8, MID) are open for lunch.

Attend the safety briefing. (It’s mandatory.) Your assembly station is printed on your keycard.

Wave goodbye to the real world as we Sail Across the Sun!