Our family is cruising during that week too. My husband and another couple went on a cruise in April this year with RCCI. We had a blast. It was the 1st, real vacation without the children since we've been married. (kids were 11, and 14 at the time) But, they were so put out that we didn't bring them, that we had to find another one to take them on.
We've never cruised on NCL. We've had great fun on RCCI and Carnival in past years and this is the first year we've squeezed two cruise vacations in during the same year. Our kids happen to be on fall break that week. I'm expecting a higher number of kids on the the cruise because of it.
I hope you have a great time. I know that we will and we can't wait to sail away.
Glad to see that you are going on the cruise also. We our four girls will be going on the cruise with us. Their ages are 9, 11, 12, and 17. We have talked to another couple on another site that is takeing their two girls that are 7 and 11. Now our 11 year old has emailed theirs hoping to get to know eachother a little before going so they can hang out together. Are your kids boys or girls? If you are interested there is a roll call for this cruise at http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=58379.
My kids have a blast on the cruised. They've actually picked going on a cruise over Disney World!! We have a 15 year old daughter and a 12 year old son and we're from the Dallas area. Our daughter is interested in Wakeboarding, water skiing, cheerleading and of course, all things girl. Our son is also into Wakeboarding, video games, football and general TV. Here is my email address that you can send email address to (to avoid the unwanted emails). Stacey.Fulks@comcast.net. I think the kids would have fun emailing back and forth before the trip and meet.
I will check out the roll call too. Have you cruised on NCL before?