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Flights must come into Seattle, WA (airport code: SEA)
Transfers rates $29 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 5/19/17.
Book the pre-cruise hotel & transfers through Norwegian Cruise Line.

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 February 8, 2017. After this deadline, hotel packages may not be available.

  • 1-Night Pre-Cruise stay at the Crown Plaza Seattle $189 pp

You’d also need to purchase a one-way transfer from the pier to the airport for after the cruise.  This is $29 pp.

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

Book your own air and arrive on 5/20/17.
Book Norwegian Transfers

If you book your own flights, flights must arrive at the Seattle airport no later than 12:30 p.m. on 5/20/17 and leave no earlier than 12:30 p.m. on 5/27/17.  Round-trip transfers can be purchased for $58 pp.

NOTE:  You CANNOT book your own air & hotel (to arrive on 5/20/17) and still purchase NCL transfers.  If you do everything on your own, you’ll have to find your own transportation to and from the pier.  The airport is approx. 30 miles from the pier. Visit http://www.portseattle.org/seaport/cruise/ 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

Parking Fees: $26/day for vehicles up to 20 feet in length. You can pre-pay and save $1/day.
The total fee for the time the vehicle will be parked is due on entry. They accept cash, Visa and Mastercard.

Directions to the pier:

Port Website: http://www.portseattle.org/Cruise/Explore-Terminals/Bell-Street-at-Pier-66/Pages/default.aspx
For directions from NCL, go here.

Bell Street Cruise Terminal @ Pier 66 {NCL}
2225 Alaskan Way 
Seattle, WA 98121

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.

class schedule
All classes/crops will take place on deck 6, forward in the Conference Rooms.

May 20 @ 8:00 p.m. - Meet & Greet in the conference/crop room

May 24 @ 8:00 p.m. - Group Photo at the stairs (Spouses/Travel Companions are welcome to join the photo!)

We will begin crafting our 22 page interactive album beginning Sunday, May 21st @ 8:00 a.m..  Primary instruction will take place on "At Sea" days; however, the conference/crop room will be available for crafting throughout the cruise.

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
  • Shore Excursion Tickets (if you booked your excursions through Dream Vacations/Shore Excursions Group)
  • 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.
  • 6-7 Smart Casual or Casual outfits for dinner, 1 optional semi-formal night
  • 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
  • Walkie-Talkies (if you have them)
  • 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 your classes.
Subject to change.

  • Scissors (blades must be less than 4 inches long)
  • 12" Personal Trimmer
  • Pencil
  • Tons of your favorite adhesives, including but not limited to:
    • Tape Runner
    • Glue Dots
    • 3-D Foam Tape
    • Liquid Glass
    • Xyron
  • Hole Punch
  • Bone Folder
  • Brown & Black Pen
  • Craft Knife
  • Versa Mat
  • Wet-wipes to clean your hands and table
  • Optional: Battery powered crafting light + extension cord/power strip (if light is not battery powered)
  • Your smiling face!

There will not be a store on-board so be sure to bring enough cardstock, adhesives and embellishments.

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