Cruisers Sailing from Houston Are In for a Deal

Sail the caribbean from Houston aboard the Jewel.
Sail the caribbean from Houston aboard the Jewel.

Cruisers sailing from Houston, Texas are in for a deal with Norwegian Cruise Line’s new all-inclusive package offering travelers an easy way to book air, hotel accommodations, and a Caribbean cruise aboard the recently revamped Norwegian Jewel.

The Houston Caribbean package comes with a roundtrip airfare option from major cities across the U.S., plus transfers, 1-night pre-cruise accommodations, a 7-night Western Caribbean cruise aboard the Norwegian Jewel, and three specialty dinners on board. Guests will also receive gourmet chocolate-covered strawberries, a bottle of wine, 20 complimentary professional photos, and more than $300 worth of e-coupon savings to use at the onboard shops, spa, and fitness classes.

The Norwegian Jewel’s refurbishments include the O’Sheehan’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill, Sugarcane Mojito Bar, and Carlos’ Bakery Shop by Buddy Valastro, star of TLC’s Cake Boss and Next Great Baker. The ship also features interactive touch screen signs, which allow guests to order specialty items, get directions, and reserve dining and shop excursions by scanning their stateroom key. Guests can also enjoy 16 dining options, 13 bars and lounges, entertainment including Nickelodeon activities and events, two pools, a kids-only pool, six hot tubs, a fitness center, a spa and beauty salon, a full-size basketball court, and the Jewel Club Casino.

Rates for the Houston Caribbean package start at $599 pp without air, and $999 pp with air. Western Caribbean cruise sailings from Houston begin on Oct. 11, 2014  and run through April 11, 2015 with stops in Cozumel, Mexico; Belize City, Belize; and Banana Coast, Honduras. For more information, call (866) 234-7350 or visit