Norwegian Latitudes Rewards Tiers & Benefits

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The NCL Latitudes Rewards program offers many benefits such as discounts, priority services, and more. Get the list of benefits and how to obtain status.
Last Updated 2020-01-05 By R.Flowers III

If you enjoy cruising with Norwegian, you'll want to be aware of the benefits you can earn with their Latitudes Rewards loyalty program. Latitudes Rewards offers a bunch of useful benefits consisting of a bunch of discounts, access to exclusive events, free dinners, priority services, and more just for continuously cruising Norwegian.

This page will cover how you can obtain each tier of status in the Latitudes Rewards program and the benefits offered at each tier.

Tiers & Earning Points

Norwegian has a 6-tier program which features the levels of bronze, silver, gold, platinum, platinum plus, and ambassador. For every 1 night you cruise with Norwegian, you'll earn 1 rewards point towards the Latitudes Rewards program. You can also receive 1 additional point per night for booking in a concierge, suite, or The Haven room type and 1 additional point when booking a Latitudes Rewards Insider Offer.

Points earned in the Latitudes Rewards program are for the life of the account. Points do not start over every calendar year like airline and hotel rewards programs. So you will continue to earn points on every cruise as long as you have an active Latitudes Rewards account with Norwegian.

You will want to note that Onboard discounts, which includes the pre-booking of shore excursions, are available on all sailings. All other benefits listed are available on sailings of 5 days or longer.

Latitudes rewards tier levels
Working your way towards Ambassador will take some time.

Bronze Status

Bronze status is first up in the Latitudes Rewards program and is earned automatically after your first cruise with Norwegian. By the time your second cruise rolls around, you'll be able to enjoy all the benefits of being a Bronze Latitudes Rewards member which includes:

  • Priority Check-in At The Pier
  • Keycard Recognition
  • Bottle Of Sparkling Wine (per stateroom)
  • 10% Onboard Discounts In Duty-Free Shops
  • Additional Internet Minutes
  • Free Artwork For Attending Art Auction
  • Onboard Latitudes Rewards Representative
  • Monthly Latitudes Rewards Insider Offers On Select Sailings
  • Exclusive Offers from Caesars Entertainment
  • Complimentary Latitudes Rewards Online Newsletter

If you typically make purchases within Duty-Free Shops, saving 10% can come in handy. Lots of other small benefits offered at Bronze can help make your cruise more enjoyable such as the priority check-in, bottle of sparking wine, and free artwork.

Silver Status

Silver is the second tier in the Latitudes Rewards program and is earned after reaching 30 points total. You will receive all of the benefits of Bronze along with a few additional benefits which are:

  • 15% Onboard Discounts In Duty-Free Shops
  • Exclusive Cocktail Party
  • 10% Discount On Shore Excursions
  • 20% Discount On Photos
  • 15% Onboard Discounts On Spa Signature Treatments While The Ship Is In Port

Silver is all about partying and saving money. As a Silver member, you will receive a bunch of discounts including the highest discount of 15% on purchases made at Duty-Free Shops. If you're at port and you get back to the ship early (or never leave the ship at all), the 15% discount on Spa Signature Treatments can be a great benefit if want to be pampered and save a little money at the same time.

Gold Status

Gold is third in line for those moving up in the Latitudes Rewards program. Gold is obtained after earning 55 points in the program. You'll be given all the benefits of Silver status while also soaking up the following additional benefits:

  • 20% Discount On Photos
  • 20% Onboard Discounts On Spa Signature Treatments While The Ship Is In Port
  • 1 Just Water Carton (per member)
  • 50% Off 1 Bag Of Laundry Service (per member)
  • Priority Tender Tickets
  • Priority Disembarkation

As a Gold member, you'll save even more on photos and Spa Treatments while in port. You'll also receive a few priority services and receive 50% off 1 bag for laundry services.

Platinum Status

The fourth tier of Latitudes Rewards is Platinum status. You can obtain Platinum after reaching 80 points. As a Platinum member, you will receive the benefits of Gold status along with the following additional benefits:

  • 30% Discount On Photos
  • 25% Onboard Discounts On Spa Signature Treatments While The Ship Is In Port
  • 1 Free Bag Of Laundry Service (per member)
  • Priority Embarkation
  • Dinner For Two At Cagney's Or Le Bistro With A Bottle Of Wine (per stateroom)
  • Dinner For Two At Moderno Or La Cucina (per stateroom)
  • 30 Free Internet Minutes (no purchase required)
  • Chocolate-Covered Strawberries (per stateroom)
  • Behind-The-Scenes Ship Tour
  • Concierge Service

With Platinum status comes the highest discounts for both photos and Spa Signature Treatments. You will also receive 2 complimentary dinners for two at various restaurants on the ship as well as some yummy chocolate-covered strawberries delivered to your stateroom. The Concierge Service offered to Platinum and higher is also helpful as they can assist you with specialty restaurant, entertainment, and shore excursion reservations.

Platinum Plus Status

The fifth tier (and second-from-highest) is Platinum Plus status in the Latitudes Rewards program. You can grab up Platinum Plus by earning a total of 175 points. Once you obtain this status, you will receive the benefits of Platinum along with the following additional benefits:

  • 15% Discount On Shore Excursions
  • 2 Just Water Cartons (per member)
  • 60 Free Internet Minutes (no purchase required)
  • Dinner with Officers
  • Priority Restaurant & Entertainment Seating

Platinum Plus offers a few useful benefits. The bump in discount on shore excursions along with the extra internet minutes and carton of water can definitely be useful to most. One of the best benefits that comes with this status is the priority restaurant and entertainment seating which can be useful when it's busy.

Ambassador Status

The sixth and highest tier in the Latitudes Rewards program is Ambassador status which is achieved from earning a total of 700 points. As an Ambassador, you will receive all the benefits of lower tiers along with the following additional benefits:

  • 20% Discount On Shore Excursions
  • 100 Free Internet Minutes (no purchase required)
  • Complimentary 7-Day Cruise

Ambassador receive the highest discount on shore excursions and the most free internet minutes for those looking to connect and see what's going on in the world or with loved ones. The best benefit, of course, is the complimentary 7-day cruise you will receive once you hit this status. Once you obtain Ambassador, you'll have one year to take the complimentary cruise.

Summary

From the large amount of discounts and savings to the exclusive events and priority services, there's lot to enjoy for obtaining status with Norwegian's Latitudes Rewards program. It may take a while to achieve the higher tiers, but that's to be expected since your points will continue to build year after year.

If you enjoy Norwegian, you'll want to consider picking up the Norwegian (NCL) Mastercard as you'll earn 3 WorldPoints per $1 spent. WorldPoints can be redeemed for as high as 1.7 cents each and can be used for discounted and free Norwegian cruises, onboard credits, and much more.

Norwegian Latitudes Rewards FAQ

How many tiers does Norwegian's Latitudes Rewards have?

There are six tiers in the Latitudes Rewards program which are bronze, silver, gold, platinum, platinum plus, and ambassador.

What does top status in Norwegian's program offer?

You'll receive a one-time complimentary 7-day cruise. Status also comes with many other benefits such as discounts and priority services.

Does the NCL Mastercard help with obtaining status with Norwegian?

No. The NCL Mastercard can earn you free and discounted cruises along with several other benefits, but none has to do with the Latitudes program.