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Flights must come into Los Angeles, CA (airport code: LAX)
Transfers rates $25 pp each way

Book Norwegian’s Airfare

For a quote on Air booked through Norwegian Cruise Line, please give us a call. You are also welcome to book your own airfare.

Book your own air and arrive on 4/1/17.
Book the pre-cruise hotel & transfers through Norwegian.

Call Cruise & Crop for current rates on 1, 2 or 3-night pre-hotel options through Norwegian. These rates would also include your transfer to the pier (but you’d have to get your own transfer from the airport to the hotel the night before). Hotel stays must be booked before December 22, 2017. After this deadline, hotel packages may not be available.

As of 6/30/17, Hotels were not available through NCL. Check back later.

You’d also need to purchase a one-way transfer from the pier to the airport for after the cruise.  This is $25 pp.

Hotel rates vary based on how many people are in the room. Rates are subject to change. {Post Cruise packages are also available}

Let Dream Vacations book your hotel - Arrive 3/31/17 or sooner. Post-stay available too!

Here are a few nice options if you'd like to stay near the airport.

  • Los Angeles Airport Marriott - Call for rates
    • 5855 West Century Boulevard, Los Angeles , CA 90045
    • Complimentary Airport shuttle
  • Hilton Los Angeles Airport - Call for Rates
    • 5711 West Century Boulevard, Los Angeles , CA 90045
    • Complimentary Airport shuttle

Rates are subject to change and are based on availability. Call us for a quote for alternate travel dates and hotel locations.

Book your own air and arrive on 4/1/17.
Book Norwegian Transfers

If you book your own flights, flights must arrive at the Los Angeles airport between 9:00 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. on 4/1/17 and leave no earlier than 1:30 p.m. on 4/8/17.  Round-trip transfers can be purchased for $50 pp.

NOTE:  If you do everything on your own and want to find your own transportation to the pier, please note that the Port of Los Angeles is 20 miles from the Los Angeles Airport. Taxicabs are available at the airport and all cruise terminals on cruise days. Visit http://www.lawa.org/welcome_LAX.aspx?id=132 for a list of Shuttles, Taxies and Rental companies. Cruise & Crop does not operate or control in any respect the services provided by these companies, nor does it guarantee their performance.

Drive to the Pier

Overnight parking is available and no reservations are required. Most lots are open seven days/week, 24 hours/day. Courtesy shuttles are provided to and from the cruise terminal on scheduled ship days. Shuttles are not wheelchair accessible. Parking rates are $2 each hour, with a $17 daily maximum. Cash, Travelers Checks, and Credit Cards are accepted. For more information, call Parking Concepts at (310) 547-4357.

Directions to the pier:
Port Webpage - https://www.portoflosangeles.org/recreation/cruises.asp
For Directions from NCL, go here.

World Cruise Center
Berth SP-92
100 Swinford Street
San Pedro, CA 90731
Phone: (310) 519-2342

Shore excursions are available to be booked. You can go to Norwegian Cruise Line's website and click "Get Ready for your Cruise". Excursions can be reserved online up to 4 days before your sail date. Crafting activities will not interfere with your days in port - so feel free to go and explore at each stop.

>>>If you chose the Shore Excursion Perk with Norwegian Cruise Line, you MUST book your shore excursion over the phone (1-866-625-1167) or onboard the ship. The credit will not be applied if you book your shore excursions with Shore Excursions Group/Dream Vacations or any other company.

Conference schedule
All crops will take place on deck 6, forward in the Conference Rooms. There are no classes offered on this sailing. Please join your host for the Meet & Greet so you can get set-up. Feel free to crop, 24/7.

>>> Meet & Greet: April 1 @ TBD time

travel insurance
If you have not already purchased travel insurance, we recommend that you do. Insurance covers you in case you had to cancel due to a medical reason or death in the family. It also covers your baggage, emergency evacuation and more.

You can find a document of coverage by clicking here.

What you'll need...

...Personal Packing List

  • Proof of Citizenship
    • Option #1: *RECOMMENDED* Passport (valid at least 6 months after you return) & a drivers license
    • Option #2: A CERTIFIED birth certificate with a raised seal + a government issued photo ID such as a drivers license {plus, a bridging document if the name on your drivers licence and birth certificate do not match - such as a marriage license}
    • Non US Citizens are required to have a passport.
  • Boarding Pass, luggage tags, Transfer/Hotel Vouchers
  • Casual clothes for during the day - dress in layers as the temperatures can change through out the day and will vary from port to port.
  • 1 Optional Semi-Formal, 5-6 Casual outfits for dinner
  • A light jacket in case the crop room is chilly
  • Work-out clothes
  • Bathing suit, cover up & sunscreen
  • Camera & extra batteries
  • Pajamas
  • Toiletries (hair-dryer, soap and shampoo are provided)
  • Tennis shoes & flip-flops
  • Lighted alarm clock (or you can use the Wake-up call system)
  • Power strip (so you have extra outlets in your room)

...Crafters Packing List

For the Open Cropping times, please bring your own paper/photos/accessories/tools that you'll need to complete your own cards/pages.  Please also bring your own supply of wet-wipes to clean your hands and your workspace. 

**Be sure to pack all sharp objects in your CHECKED Luggage, all together in a plastic bag**

The following supplies are suggested for the open crop time:

  • Scissors (blades must be less than 4 inches long)
  • 12" Personal Trimmer
  • Pencil
  • Brown & Black Pen
  • Tons of your favorite adhesives - various types - wet & dry
  • Decorative paper
  • 7" photo trimmer
  • Stickers
  • Scrapbook Pages
  • Photos
  • Wet-wipes to clean your hands and table
  • Optional: Battery powered crafting light + extension cord/power strip (if light is not battery powered)

There will be a store on-board selling basic scrapbooking supplies such as pages, tape runner, tape refills, limited paper inventory.

don't forget to download and create your cruise & Crop passport before you go. Go here for more information.