Grand Voyage and The Italian Lakes

22 Night, Fly, Stay and Cruise Holiday with $3000 Bonus Value including Hotel Stays, Sightseeing, Exclusive Savings & More

Deal Code: MC-104057

from $... per person
Book by January 3, 2022

Your 22 Night, Fly, Stay & Cruise Holiday Includes

Flights
Economy flights to Dubai, Returning from Milan

Your Pre Cruise Experience in Dubai
Bonus 1 Night Hotel Stay to Explore the City Of Dubai

Your MSC Grand Voyage
18 Night Cruise from Dubai to Genoa Onboard MSC’s Newest Ship MSC World-Europa, launching December 2022, in an Interior Stateroom
All onboard meals in complimentary dining venues & selected non-alcoholic beverages
A wide range of onboard activities & entertainment
All port taxes & charges included
Get More Onboard – Add on a Beverage Package for only $599pp*

Your Post Cruise Experience in Milan
Bonus Scenic Rail Journey from Genoa to Milan
Bonus 3 Night Hotel Stay to Explore the City Of Milan
Bonus Day Tour to Lake Como

Bonus My Cruises Holiday Savings
Low Deposit from $200pp*

General Sail Date Information
Set sail on Saturday March 25, 2023

Day 1 : Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Welcome to Dubai where you will be able to explore some of the most astounding man-made sites in the Northern Hemisphere. Check out The Palm, an island built in the shape indicative of its name, filled with opulent mansions and in close proximity to the Burj Al Arab Hotel. The Burj is a 7 star, unmatched experience built for the ultra wealthy elitists. The most well known building in Dubai is without a doubt the Burj Khalifa, extending 830 metres, seamlessly entering the stratosphere. Size and decadence seem to be the only two prerequisites in Dubai. Enjoy a 1 night pre cruise stay to explore at your leisure.

Day 2-3 : Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Embark your cruise today and enjoy an overnight stay onboard in Dubai to give you more time ashore and explore the wonders of this ancient city.

Day 4: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Welcome to one of the most astounding destinations of luxury in the world, a visit to the Ferrari World Theme Park, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Emirates Palace are all must see experiences. A pleasure for both sight and senses can be achieved with lunch at Etihad Tower.

Day 5: Sir Bani Yas Island, United Arab Emirates

Famed for its amazing nature reserve, beautiful beaches and thrilling outdoor activities, a day spent on Sir Bani Yas Island is a day well spent. This $40 Billion adventure paradise has something for everyone. Drive a racecar around the F1 Grand Prix Track, surf the artificial wave at Yas Waterworld, have a hit around Yas Links or simply relax with a cocktail at the 5 star resort, Yas Viceroy.

Day 6: At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ship’s activities can be found in the vessel’s daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 7: Muscat, Oman

A beautiful oasis of pristine lawns, trees and an array of flowers are not the first thought when picturing a typically desert country. Traditional architecture, elegant mosques, and eye-opening museums intertwine with modern structures to create a striking resemblance to what Mars would be like if filled with opulence.

Day 8 – 11: At Sea

Enjoy relaxing days at sea.

Day 12: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Jeddah, a Saudi Arabian port city on the Red Sea, is a modern commercial hub and gateway for pilgrimages to the Islamic holy cities Mecca and Medina. Resort hotels, beaches and outdoor sculptures line the Corniche, a seafront promenade anchored by the iconic King Fahd’s Fountain. The city’s Al-Balad historic district dates to the 7th century and retains traditional homes built from coral

Day 13: At Sea

Enjoy a relaxing day at sea.

Day 14 – 15: Suez Canal, Egypt (Transit)

The Suez Canal connects the Mediterranean and Red Sea and was built by the Suez Canal Company back in 1869. It is one of the great innovations that has lasted into the modern world.

Day 16 – 17: At Sea

Enjoy relaxing days at sea.

Day 18: Naples, Italy

Cruise to Naples, located on Italy’s stunning Amalfi coast, a city embellished in history. Touring around Naples’ grand piazzas, cathedrals and castles in the old centre will fill that cultural need. Pompeii is not too far either, a dashing city which boasts diverse cultural offerings and charming streets.

Day 19: Civitavecchia (Rome Port), Italy

Civitavecchia is a coastal town northwest of Rome, in Italy. Built-in the 2nd century, the Port of Civitavecchia still retains some of its original features, like the Roman Dock. The port area also includes the 16th-century Michelangelo Fort. Nearby, the National Archaeological Museum displays bronze and ceramic artifacts. Northeast of town is the Terme Taurine, the ruins of a Roman thermal bath complex.

Day 20: Genoa, Italy — Milan, Italy

Disembark in Genova for the next stage of your Journey. Genoa is known for its key role in maritime trade over several centuries. Narrow streets open onto monumental squares like Piazza de Ferrari, site of an iconic bronze fountain and Teatro Carlo Felice opera house. Travel by Rail to Milan and enjoy a 3 night hotel stay.

Day 21: Lake Como, Italy (Day Tour)

Discover Lake Como in Italy’s beautiful Lake District, just a short distance from Milan. Nestled between the huge snowcapped Alps that rise up from its shores is the fashionable lakeside town, Como. Enjoy a full day exploring this area with your guide. Como is a city at the southern tip of Lake Como in northern Italy. It’s known for the Gothic Como Cathedral, a scenic funicular railway, and a waterfront promenade. The Museo Didattico della Seta traces the history of Como’s silk industry, while the Tempio Voltiano museum is dedicated to Italian physicist Alessandro Volta. Just north are the lakeside gardens of the palatial Villa Olmo, as well as other stately villas.

Day 22  Milan, Italy

Enjoy final night in Milan soaking up the Italian culture.

Day 23  Milan, Italy

Farewell Italy as you fly home today or ask us about our flexible flights and extend your stay.

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Featuring ground breaking design and new green technology, MSC World Europa is the first in a New Era of Cruising for MSC Cruises. MSC World Europa cruise ship is the first in a 4-unit “MSC World Class” series of passenger liners designed and built for MSC Cruises.  The first liner (MSC Europa) is scheduled for launch and inauguration in 2022.

Enjoy entertainment along the lively promenade dotted with bars, shops & boutiques or relax in one of the many onboard “neighbourhoods”.  The size of MSC World Europa ensures that there is something for everyone.

Travel based on Cruise Departure 25 March 2023

Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations.
Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Accommodation is subject to change and availability.
Surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.
Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur. ^Flexible Booking Conditions:  At any time prior to the due date of your second deposit, you have the option to: 1. Change your departure dates OR 2. Cancel your booking, in which case My Cruises will hold all funds paid in the form of a credit; which can used for a future booking with My Cruises.  Changes made after the second deposit payment are subject to standard cancellation terms & conditions. Departure date changes are subject to availability & blackout dates. No refund will be given if you are not able to change your departure date as a result of alternate dates not being available. Your My Cruises Specialist will provide further details at time of booking.  Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost. Should gratuities or hotel service charges not already be included in your package, these are mandatory and charged by the cruise line to your onboard account on a day by day basis.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
Please note – onboard benefits valued at has been converted into Australian Dollars from the onboard currency. Details of the onboard currency can be provided by your consultant at the time of enquiry.
Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
These fares/prices may change due to availability or currency fluctuations.
Please note upgrade amounts advertised may be based on lead in obstructed view staterooms.
Please note that a majority of US based (including Hawaii) hotels impose a daily mandatory additional charge that is automatically added to your bill by the hotel. There are various inclusions provided for these resort fees. These fees are separate from, cannot be prepaid prior to arrival and are in addition to our advertised package.
Please note many European hotels charge a nominal daily City Tourist Tax which is utilised locally for tourism-related purposes and to improve the local infrastructure in the area. This tax is collected by the hotels directly from the customer and the amount can vary by region, hotel size or type. Local regulations state this must be collected by the hotel and cannot be prepaid.
All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia.

Please check Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.

China, Russia, India, Canada and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.

For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.

** Low Deposit Policy
A second deposit (part payment) will be required/date & amount will be supplied by the consultant at time of booking.

Highlights

Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
Ship: MSC World-Europa
Departs: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Countries Visited: United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Italy
Sail Date:
25 March 2023

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