A Practical Guide To Your Impractical Cruise

A Practical Guide To Your Impractical Cruise

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 would like to arrive at the Port of New Orleans. 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.

Looking for some adventure? Book a shore excursion for Costa Maya

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 would like to arrive at the Port of New Orleans. 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.

Looking for some adventure? Book a shore excursion for Costa Maya

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!

Ace this cruise! Sort through these helpful FAQs.

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

What’s the deal with beverage packages? 

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

Photo and video etiquette is key!

Get to know the smoking policy.

Ace this cruise! Sort through these helpful FAQs.

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

What’s the deal with beverage packages? 

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

Photo and video etiquette is key!

Get to know the smoking policy.

Step 3

Pack & Prep

Pack & Prep
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Pack & Prep

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

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

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

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

Read up on these packing DOs and DON’Ts.

Download this handy packing checklist.

Plan your theme night outfits and don't forget about color wars!

Our schedule is jam packed with laughs, music, and these onboard activities.

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

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

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

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

Read up on these packing DOs and DON’Ts.

Download this handy packing checklist.

Plan your theme night outfits and don't forget about color wars!

Our schedule is jam packed with laughs, music, and these onboard activities.

Step 4

Get There

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Get There

Locate your approved identification. (Do it. Again).

Double check your flight times. All guests must be at the port by 3:30pm as we sail away at 4:00pm CT.

Learn more about the Port of New Orleans. The exact terminal will be communicated via email the morning we set sail. Keep an eye out for our Impractical Jokers Cruise banners!

Port of New Orleans - Julia Street Cruise Terminal

1350 Port of New Orleans Place,
New Orleans, LA  70130

Locate your approved identification. (Do it. Again).

Double check your flight times. All guests must be at the port by 3:30pm as we sail away at 4:00pm CT.

Learn more about the Port of New Orleans. The exact terminal will be communicated via email the morning we set sail. Keep an eye out for our Impractical Jokers Cruise banners!

Port of New Orleans - Julia Street Cruise 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 an easy boarding experience. 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 key card during the check-in process.

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 an easy boarding experience. 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 key card during the check-in process.

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?

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.

Your cabin will be ready by 2pm and your checked luggage will arrive by 7pm. Enjoy a cool beverage on the Pool Deck (Deck 12, MID) while you wait!

Grab a bite to eat. Garden Café (Deck 12, MID) and O'Sheehans (Deck 8, MID) are open for lunch.

Treat yourself! Relax a little and get some quality you time. Schedule a treatment at the Mandara Spa.

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

Sail away with your hosts, The Tenderloins!

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.

Your cabin will be ready by 2pm and your checked luggage will arrive by 7pm. Enjoy a cool beverage on the Pool Deck (Deck 12, MID) while you wait!

Grab a bite to eat. Garden Café (Deck 12, MID) and O'Sheehans (Deck 8, MID) are open for lunch.

Treat yourself! Relax a little and get some quality you time. Schedule a treatment at the Mandara Spa.

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

Sail away with your hosts, The Tenderloins!