We have developed stunning Fly/Cruise holiday packages for 2013 that are absolute must do's. Check out the brief highlights below with these mouth watering itineraries.
Let MSC Cruises organise your holiday from start to finish with our tantalising Signature Series departures. These inclusive packages allow you the ease to meet new friends and together explore amazing land destinations and discover the world by sea without the planning hassle. With airfares, transfers, sensational pre or post destinations and amazing ports of call including Buenos Aires, Venice, St Petersburg, Petra and more, simply choose the package that suits you best. Then one quick phone call and let MSC Cruises do the rest!
Mediterranean – 25 night FLY/LAND/CRUISE packages, two departures from AU$4,603pp/NZ$5,767pp*
Get away for Christmas and New Year's this year on a unique Mediterranean cruise. Fly 15 December to Milan with transfers and a night in Genoa before boarding MSC Fantasia on a 22 night epic Mediterranean cruise. You will cruise to mainland Spain, Canary Islands, Portugal, Morocco, Greece, Egypt and Israel. Enjoy Christmas in Athens & enjoy the famous New Years Eve fireworks from the deck as we sail into Madeira Island. This 25 night package includes flights, transfers, service charges, a night in Genoa and 22 nights cruising. Or, do this voyage departing 13 March 2014.
Grand Arabian – 16 night FLY/CRUISE package from AU$3,536/NZ$4,550pp*
Enjoy the surprises and mystique of the Arabian Peninsula from the comfort and luxury of MSC Lirica and MSC Armonia. Flying from Australia or New Zealand, you will cruise on MSC Lirica from Dubai and visit the modern cities of Abu Dhabi and the beautiful Omani capital Muscat as well as Khor al Fakkan and the mystical Khasab. We will then fly you from Dubai to meet your 7 night MSC Armonia cruise in the Red Sea. Cruising first from Sharm el Sheikh, you will visit Egypt, Jordan and Israel and allowing you access to the Pyramids, Petra, the Dead Sea and so much more. You’re return date is flexible for those wanting to experience more of Egypt. Transfers, service charges and more included. Alternative departure dates can be arranged, ask at time of booking!
Precious Diva - 18 night Fly/Land/Cruise package from AU$4,815*
We have created a package combining our two newest stars, MSC Divina christened last year, and MSC Preziosa christened in March. Flying with Emirates from Sydney via Dubai, you will enjoy one nights accommodation before boarding your MSC Divina 7 night cruise in Venice. You will cruise to Bari, Olympia, Izmir, Istanbul and Dubrovnik enjoying the highlights of Turkey, Greece, the Adriatic and Dalmatian Coast. You will be collected from Venice at your return to port where you will enjoy another nights accommodation before we transfer you overland to Genoa where you will meet MSC Preziosa. 7 nights on-board our newest jewel will see you enjoy Naples and Messina where Vesuvius and Etna await respectively. You will then journey to Tunis, site of Carthage then finally you will cruise to Barcelona and Marseille. Transfers to Milan are included, thought return flight date can be flexible for a small fee for those wishing to stay on in Europe. This 18 night fly/land/cruise package includes flights, 2 nights’ accommodation, transfers and service charges on-board two of the best cruise ships in the Mediterranean.
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Sultans of Arabia - 9 night Fly/Cruise package from AU$2,664pp/NZ$3,357pp*
Cruise the majesty and mystique of the Arabian Peninsula on-board the charm of MSC Lirica as she cruises from Dubai. From November through until March 2014 we have taken all of the hassle and added incredible value to this fascinating destination of ancient wonders and modern metropolis. With access to beautiful Oman including the Capital Muscat and Khasab the "Norway of Arabia" with ancient architecture against the modern contrast on United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi and overnights in Dubai. With the possibility to extend your stay in Dubai as well as Christmas and New Year cruise options, this is the incredible value fly cruise holiday is the perfect add on to your transit via Dubai!
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Caribbean Paradiso - 10 night Fly/Tour/Cruise package from AU$3,694 twin share, AU$3,869 single
Cast yourself away to a cultural and geographical wonderland where azure blue seas meet French and Spanish islands getaways or British and Dutch sandy beaches. Join MSC Musica as you cruise from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic into the Caribbean Seas West Indies. Your cruise of romance and discovery will see you visit the French Caribbean Islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe; the English West Indies Islands of British Virgin and Antigua Barbuda and the Dutch side of St Maarten. A ten night fly cruise package perfect for honeymooners, anniversary’s or those wanting an exotic Christmas or New Year getaway ex Australia does not get better than this
Pharaohs of the Red Sea - 10 night Fly/Tour/Cruise package from AU$2,695pp/NZ$3,503pp*
Journey on a cruise of spiritual discovery in the Red Sea on-board the intimacy of MSC Armonia as she sails from Egypt. From November through until March 2014 we have taken all of the hassle of visiting some of the world's most famous World Wonders with our fabulous 10 fly/tour/cruise package. With access to Jerusalem, the Pyramids, Valley of the Kings, Petra the Dead Sea and so much more at such an incredibly low cruise fare, it’s the itinerary everyone was talking about. Package can be arranged for any 7 night Red Sea cruise from Egypt on-board MSC Armonia from a very low AU$2,695/NZ$3,503pp. It includes flights ex Australia to Egypt return (possibility to extend in Dubai), transfers, service fees and 7 nights cruising Jordan,Israel & Egypt. Ask us about our Christmas and New Year itineraries.
Author Tony Park Escape to the Cape – 24 night FLY/CRUISE package from AU$6,380pp*
Join highly acclaimed Australian novelist, Tony Park, on an incredible voyage as he cruises from the Mediterranean to Cape Town on-board MSC Sinfonia. You will cruise to Marseille, Barcelona, Lisbon, Funchal and Mindelo before you cruise to Namibia’s world famous Walvis Bay before arriving to Cape Town. While on-board Tony Park will teach you the secrets to writing the ultimate novel sharing with you his personal knowledge and expertise. On arrival to Cape Town a three day exploration of this incredible destination with accommodation awaits taking The Castle, Malay Quarter and a cable car up Table Mountain. Return flights, transfers, service charges, and so much more included. Limited spots available for this life changing cruising experience.
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Mediterranean Tango – 22/23/24~ night FLY/CRUISE package from AU$3,951/NZ$5,443pp*
You will fly from Australia/New Zealand to Milan with a transfer to Genoa where you will board MSC Poesia as she embarks on a trans Atlantic Grand Voyage to Argentina. Visit the Mediterranean port Marseille before you cruise from Barcelona to the Atlantic Ocean. Lisbon and Madeira Island await before crossing to Brazil. This fabulous destination is full of surprizes following the footsteps of many great explorers before. Over 17 nights, you will experience beautiful coastal retreats, Recife and Maceio before we cruise to the vast South American cities. First, Salvador, the first capital of colonial Brazil with charming architecture, then the home of the next World Cup and Olympics, Rio de Janeiro. Our last stop in Brazil is Sao Paulo's port, Santos before we Tango our way to the Argentinian capital, Buenos Aires. You're return date is flexible for those wanting to experience more of this incredible continent. Transfers, service charges and more included! ~Number of nights dependant upon the city you fly in and out of.
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Mediterranean Samba – 26 night FLY/CRUISE package from AU$4,522/NZ$6,210pp*
You will fly from Australia/New Zealand to Milan with a transfer to Genoa where you will board our newest star, MSC Preziosa, on her maiden trans Atlantic Grand Voyage. Starting with 9 nights cruising the Mediterranean you will visit Sicily, Tunis, Marseille before you cruise from Barcelona to the Atlantic Ocean. Lisbon and Canary Islands await before we cruise across the Atlantic to Brazil. Old Salvador, the former colonial capital and Buzios made famous by Bridgitte Bardot who lived there. Finally, Sao Paolo's beautiful port, Santos awaits as we bid MSC Preziosa farewell. You're return date is flexible for those wanting to experience more of Brazil. Transfers, service charges and more included!
GLENN WHEELER 2GB - 18 night NORWEGIAN FJORD & BALTIC ODYSSEY FLY/CRUISE package from AU$4,996pp*
Join 2GB radio personality, Glenn Wheeler, as her joins us on another cruise. Fly from Sydney to the Danish Capital, where you will cruise from Copenhagen on-board MSC Poesia. Visiting stunning destinations in Denmark, Germany, Norway and her Fjords. A city tour of Copenhagen awaits before you commences your second 7 night cruise into the Baltic Sea to fabulous ports in Sweden, Russia and Estonia including Stockholm and St Petersburg. Cruise concludes in Copenhagen, Denmark with return flights to Sydney. Transfers, service charges, special 2GB cocktail party and more included with a flexible return flight date option available for those wanting to stay in Europe longer!
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Safari from Italy to Cape Town - 20 night FLY/CRUISE package from AU$3,894pp^/NZ$5,099pp^
Flying to Genoa with a transfer to the port from Milan, you will board MSC Opera as she embarks on a Grand Voyage to Africa following the footsteps of many great explorers before. Over 17 nights, you will experience beautiful Mediterranean destinations as you cruise from Italy to Villafranche - France and Valencia - Spain. You will cruise from Europe to the Atlantic Ocean as we commence our cruise along the West African coast. First the mystique of the North African ports of Casablanca and Agadir greet us with incredible charm. Then we cruise from Morocco to Senegal and the awe inspiring Walvis Bay in Namibia. Finally, our trans-Atlantic cruise from Europe to Cape Town ends in this incredible South African destination before meeting the flight back to Australia. Transfers, service charges and more included! ^Pricing and inclusions are subject to change and are currently being reviewed due to Etihad amendments on advertised structure, take as a guide only.
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The French Riviera and Africa - 28 night FLY/CRUISE package from AU$4,606pp/NZ$5,827pp*
Flying to Milan with a transfer to the port of Genoa, you will board MSC Sinfonia as she embarks on a Mediterranean cruise combined with Grand Voyage to Africa from Italy. Over 26 nights, you will start your cruise visiting St Tropez - France, before you cruise to the the Mediterranean island ports of Palma, Mahon and Olbia and along the Italian coast via Salerno. The cruise will then depart from Italy and stop at three incredible European ports, Marseille - France, Barcelona - Spain and Lisbon - Portugal. As the cruise departs Europe into the Atlantic, we visit Funchal - Madeira Island, Mindelo - Cape Verde, Walvis Bay - Namibia before we finally cruise to Cape Town before meeting the flight back to Australia. Transfers, service charges and more included!
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Venetian Calypso - 29 night FLY/CRUISE package from AU$4,193pp*
Flying to Venice with a transfer to the port, you will cruise from Venice on-board MSC Musica as she embarks on trans-Atlantic cruise with a MSC Grand Voyage to the West Indies following the footsteps of Columbus. Over 27 nights, join us as we cruise around Italy to Malta before we stop at Marseille - France and both Barcelona and Cadiz in Spain. We will then cruise from Spain across the Atlantic Ocean stopping off at Madeira Island as we say "ciao" to the old world and "hola" to the new world. The West Indies combines 10 tropical island paradises rich in culture, history and beauty that one can only experience here. French, Spanish, British and Dutch islands await from the Virgin Islands to Barbados, Martinique to the oldest European city in the Americas, Santo Domingo. Don't miss out on your chance to embark on the same voyage that changed the history of the world. Transfers, service charges and more included!
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Red Sea Renaissance Returns - 25 night FLY/CRUISE package from AU$4,369pp/NZ$5,606pp*
Flying to Venice with a transfer to the port, you will board the MSC Armonia as she embarks on her fabulous 23 night Red Sea Renaissance cruise packaghe which sold out in 2012. You will start with a 7 night East Mediterranean cruise to the Montengro, Greek Islands and Dubrovnik. A Grand Voyage via Greece, Turkey and Cyprus await before a once-in-a-lifetime transit of the SUEZ CANAL. A spiritual 7 night cruise in the Red Sea includes ancient wonders across Egypt, Jordan and Israel concluding in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt to meet your return night home! A must do cruise!
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.Arabian Nights - 38 night FLY/CRUISE package from AU$5,824pp/NZ$7,650pp*
Flying to Genoa with a transfer to the port from Milan, you will board the MSC Lirica as she embarks on a brand new Grand Voyage to the United Arab Emirates over 36 glorious Arabian Nights. You will start with an 11 night East Mediterranean cruise to the Civitavecchia (Rome), Messina, Tukey, Cyprus, Greece, and an overnightin Israel. A Grand Voyage via including Malta and a fabulous cruise through the Suez Canal awaits before as you enter the Red Sea and visit Egypt. As we cruise around the Arabian Peninsula we visit Salalah and Muscat before we cruise into the Persian Gulf with ports in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Oman still to enjoy before meeting your flight back to Australia from Dubai. This fabulous new itinerary will sell fast, don't miss out!
Venice to Miami - 31 night FLY/CRUISE package from AU$5,192pp*
Please note, all new bookings will be waitlisted only. Don't miss out on MSC Musica's cruise from Venice to Santo Domingo or MSC Divina's crusie from Miami to Venice 2014.