Grand Voyage | Paris to Dubai

30 Night Fly, Stay & Cruise Holiday With $3000 Bonus Value including Hotel Stay, Exclusive Package Savings & More

Deal Code: MC-113095

from $... per person
Book by June 30, 2022

Your 30 Night Fly, Stay & Cruise Holiday Includes

Flights
Economy Flights to Paris Returning From Dubai

Your Paris City stay
Bonus 2 Night Hotel Stay to Explore the City Of Paris
Bonus Scenic Rail Journey from Paris to Barcelona

Your Barcelona City stay
Bonus 2 Night Hotel Stay to Explore the City Of Barcelona

Your Barcelona to Dubai Cruise
26 Night Cruise from Barcelona to Dubai Onboard MSC Opera in an Interior Stateroom
Enjoy an Overnight Stay Onboard in Dubai
Onboard Dining Across A Range Of Complimentary Venues
Onboard Entertainment including Live Music & Performances
Onboard Port Taxes & Charges

Exclusive to MyCruises – Indulge onboard with all-inclusive drinks, wifi & prepaid gratuities for $899*pp (valued at $3796*)

 

General Travel Date Information
Set Sail on 1 November 2022

Day 1-2: Paris, Spain

Located along the Seine River, Paris is a collection of villages and the sprawl of cobbled lands. Iconic architecture reaches into the sky from the wrought-iron structure of the Eiffel Tower to the medieval times of the Notre Dame cathedral. Galleries, bistros, and boutiques all line the boulevards of Paris. The city of romance is alive and awaits you to explore its treasures. Enjoy a 2 night hotel stay to discover this wonderful city.

Day 3-4 : Barcelona, Spain

Take a scenic rail journey to the cultural hub of Spain, Barcelona! Enjoy your 2 night hotel stay to explore the stunning sights such as the Sagrada Familia and enjoy the local tapas for some truly delicious cuisine.

Day 5: Barcelona, Spain

Embark your 26 grand Voyage from from Barcelona onboard MSC Opera.

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: La Goulette, Tunisia

La Goulette, known in Arabic as Halq al-Wadi, is the port of Tunis, the capital of Tunisia. The Kasbah fortress was built in 1535 by Charles I of Spain but was captured by the Ottoman Turks in 1574.

Day 8: Palermo, Sicily

Palermo is Sicily’s capital rich in history and famous for its neoclassical architecture and port side marketplaces. Explore the magnificent opera venue Teatro Massimo and palaces Palazzo dei Normanni and Cappella Palatina.

Day 9: 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 10: Genoa, Italy

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.

Day 11: At Sea

Enjoy your relaxing day at sea.

Day 12: Syracuse, Sicily

Known for its timeless beauty, Syracuse city on the coast where ancient Greek ruins rise out of lush citrus orchards. Eat delicious pizza overlooking pristine turquoise waters.

Day 13: Valletta, Malta

Valletta is famed for its historical aspects including churches, curated gardens, palaces and piazzas. The Magisterial Palace now houses the Maltese Parliament in it’s centuries old structure.

Day 14: At Sea

Enjoy your relaxing day at sea.

Day 15: Rhodes, Greece

Rhodes is positioned off the coast of Turkey and blends history and beauty in to one. You are guaranteed to be in awe of the Grand Masters Palace and the old fortified city provides a great walk back in time.

Day 16-17: 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 18: Safaga, Egypt

Located on the coast of the Red Sea Port Safaga, this hidden tourist spot is known for its beaches which are perfect for scuba diving & windsurfing. If you are looking to discover some of Egypt’s history then head to the Temples of Luxor & Karnak to explore the land where ancient king & queens lived. There are also local camel rides or quad bike tours to enjoy on your day in Safaga.

Day 19: Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt

Sharm el-Sheikh is a well-known port and resort town at the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, It is one of the best diving spots in the world and a trip into the desert is an incredible adventure. Sharm el-Sheikh is sometimes called the “City of Peace.”

Day 20: Aqaba, Jordan

Aqaba is the gateway port to the awe-inspiring is the ancient city of Petra, carved into dusty pink rock by the Nabateans more than 2,000 years ago. Entering through a long narrow stone passage, you’ll come suddenly upon the massive façade of the Treasury and stop dead in your tracks, mouth agape. “Wow” doesn’t begin to cover it. Located on the Gulf of Aqaba in the Red Sea. Filled with countless beach resorts, the area is popular for water sports and home to incredible reef structures for scuba divers.

Day 21: At Sea

Enjoy a relaxing day at sea.

Day 22: 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 23-26: At Sea

Enjoy your relaxing days at sea.

Day 27: 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 28: At Sea

Enjoy a relaxing day at sea.

Day 29: 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 30: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Welcome to Dubai. Enjoy 1 night onboard the ship 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 an overnight stay onboard,

Day 31: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Disembark MSC Opera today, farewell Dubai as you board your flight home or ask us about our flexible flights and extend your stay.

Upgrade to an Oceanview Stateroom from only $999 per person
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Exclusive to MyCruises – Indulge onboard with all-inclusive drinks, wifi & prepaid gratuities for $899*pp (valued at $3796*)

MSC OPERA

Grand and full of surprises, the MSC Opera offers 9 guest decks of luxury, entertainment, and panoramic views. With an enlarged space for delicious cuisine at restaurant and buffet areas, MSC Opera has recently included 319sq. metres of space reserved for music and dancing! Wonderful play areas for children, created through collaborations with LEGO® and Namco®, will have kids and the young at heart splashing about with exciting water features in the joyful Spray Park. Deck 6 offers Walk Through Shops, a whole area dedicated to indulgent shopping, while the Teatro dell’Opera is home to theatre and shows that will have you applauding and smiling with adoration. Work up a sweat at the fitness centre onboard and relax and rejuvenate at the recently expanded MCS Aurea Spa. MCS Opera is your luxurious haven at sea.

Comfortable and elegant staterooms designed with soft colour palettes, offer serenity when you’re ready to retire. Equipped with a plush Double bed that can be converted into 2 Singles, all air-conditioned staterooms include sleek bathrooms with showers and refreshing bath products. With a wardrobe, TV, telephone, Wi-Fi (for a fee), minibar and safe, MSC Opera’s staterooms range from 12 to 28sq. metres in size.

Travel based on Cruise Departure 1 November 2022

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 Opera
Departs: Barcelona, Spain
Countries Visited: Spain, Tunisia, Italy, Malta, Greece, Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Oman & United Arab Emirates
Sail Date:
1 November 2022

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