Deep South & Caribbean Seaside

10 Day Tour + 7 Night Cruise + Flights + 3 BONUS Nights + $3000 Bonus Value

Deal Code: MC-69356
from $... per person

Package Inclusions

  • 10 Day Coach Tour
  • 7 Night Cruise
  • Return Airfares
  • All Onboard Meals
  • Port Taxes & Charges Included

Exclusive Bonus Value

  • 5 BONUS City Tours
  • Entry to the Country Music Hall of Fame
  • Exclusive admission to a show Grand Ole Opry
  • Admission to Graceland
  • Train Journey From Memphis to New Orleans
  • Flight from New Orleans to Miami
  • 3 BONUS Nights in Miami
  • MSC Fantastica Experience
My Cruises Package Inclusions
  • Economy Airfares to Chicago, returning from Miami
  • 10 Day leisurely guided coach tour from Chicago to New Orleans
  • Transportation on a private deluxe motor coach with services of a professional tour director.
  • 7 Night cruise onboard MSC Seaside in an Interior cabin
  • All main meals daily in complimentary dining venues, selected beverages, entertainment and most activities
  • Port Taxes & Charges included

 

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Bonus Value
  • City Tour of Chicago
  • Orientation tour of St Louis
  • Sightseeing tour of Nashville with entry to the Country Music Hall of Fame
  • Exclusive admission to a show at the famous Grand Ole Opry
  • Orientation tour of Memphis
  • Admission to the home of Elvis Presley – Graceland
  • Train Journey on the City of New Orleans from Memphis to New Orleans
  • City Tour of New Orleans
  • Flight from New Orleans to Miami
  • 3 Nights pre-cruise in Miami in a premium, centrally located hotel
  • MSC Fantastica Experience: Continental breakfast in your stateroom & priority dining options

General Sail Date Information

Departure Date, September 2, 2019.

Set Sail on Saturday, September 14, 2019.

 

 

*Surcharges may apply
Upgrade to an Ocean View Cabin from only: $399 per person
Upgrade to a Balcony Cabin from only: $599 per person
Day 1- 2: Chicago, Illinois

Welcome to the Windy City! Chicago is one the largest cities in the U.S. Famed for its bold architecture, & it's unique skyline. While you are there you will see the John Hancock Center, The Willis Tower - formerly the Sears Tower. The city is also renowned for its museums, Art Institute of Chicago. Take some time to try the famous deep dish Chicago style Pizza.

Day 3: St. Louis, Missouri

You have reached the "Gateway to the West" - see the iconic, 630-ft arch built to pay tribute to the city as the "Gateway to the West" & Americas early explorers. Traditional paddlewheelers cruise the river, offering views of the arch & the City. head to The Soulard district is home to barbecue restaurants and clubs playing blues music, to get the full St Louis experience.

Day 4-5: Nashville, Tennessee

Welcome to the iconic Nashville, Tennessee! This city is legendary for it's contribution to country music. Famous venues include the Grand Ole Opry House, The Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum also the historic Ryman Auditorium. Nashville is renowned for its honky-tonks with live music. Another great spot to visit while you are in town is the Johnny Cash Museum.

Day 6: Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis is one of the beating heart of music in the south with blues, soul & rock 'n' roll that originating there. Visit the iconic Sun Studio where music legends such as Elvis Presley, B.B. King & Johnny Cash all recorded albums. If you are still looking for more amazing venues to visit then see the Memphis has you covered with the Rock 'n' Soul Museum, Blues Hall of Fame & Stax Museum of American Soul Music.

Day 7: Graceland, Tennessee

Graceland is the world-famous home of the King of Rock 'N' Roll Elvis Presley. The renowned actor & singes opulent 13.8-acre estate has become a museum dedicated to his life. Now owned by his daughter, Lisa Marie Presley, Graceland has everything from his private airport & plane to the grave of Elvis & his family.

Day 8-10: New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans is situated on the Mississippi River, close to the Mexican Gulf. It is synonymous with culture, displayed through its vibrant music scene, endless nightlife and an array of cuisines drawn from their French, African and American heritage. Bourbon Street is where you'll find the invigorating New Orleans experience!

Day 11-14: Miami, Florida

Welcome to Miami! The Cuban influence of this city is evident through the many cafes and cigar shops situated in Little Havana. Spend a few hours down at the famous South Beach, explore the colourful art deco architecture, restaurants and invigorating nightclubs.

Day 15: At Sea

Let the luxury and adventure continue onboard! Spend your day lazing by the sprawling pools, impressing the thrill-seekers with endless family-friendly activities, indulging your tastebuds at the elaborate dining district, sipping cocktails at the chic bars and being amazed as you relish world-class live entertainment. There is so much to see and do onboard, you’ll be begging for more days at sea!

Day 16: San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan’s cobblestone streets, plazas and chapels reflect its Spanish history but the second oldest city in the Americas also boasts fine beaches, lush rainforests, soaring mountain ranges, classical forts and an ideal tropical climate.

Day 17: Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

Charlotte Amalie is the largest city of the United States Virgin Islands, and is know for its Danish colonial architecture and history.  This bustling port was once a haven for pirates, and you can find two castles overlooking the harbour attributed to the famous 18th century pirates, Blackbeard and Bluebeard.

Day 18: Philipsburg, St. Maarten

Measuring only 37 square miles, Phillipsburg is the smallest landmass in the world to be ruled by two opposing governments. Though both offer stunning blends of classic and modern architecture.

Day 19: At Sea

Let the luxury and adventure continue onboard! Spend your day lazing by the sprawling pools, impressing the thrill-seekers with endless family-friendly activities, indulging your tastebuds at the elaborate dining district, sipping cocktails at the chic bars and being amazed as you relish world-class live entertainment. There is so much to see and do onboard, you’ll be begging for more days at sea!

Day 20: Nassau, Bahamas

Welcome to the capital of the Bahamas! Nassau has the largest open-air aquarium in the world with over 100 different species of colourful tropical fish. Here you can interact with dolphins and go on excursions to neighbouring islands in motorboats. The historical centre of Nassau boasts charming colonial-style buildings and numerous pastel-coloured wooden shops that alternate with Georgian-style structures.

Day 21: Miami, Florida

Welcome to Miami! The Cuban influence of this city is evident through the many cafes and cigar shops situated in Little Havana. Spend a few hours down at the famous South Beach, explore the colourful art deco architecture, restaurants and invigorating nightclubs.

MSC Seaside rewrites the rule book of cruise ship design, blending indoor and outdoor areas to connect you with the sea like never before. Circling the ship as low as Deck 7 is a unique seafront promenade lined with places to eat, drink, shop, swim and sunbathe. And you can enjoy superb views from the two glass-floored catwalks and panoramic elevators. With 10 eateries to choose from, including five sophisticated speciality restaurants, dining on MSC Seaside is as varied as it is delicious. Families are superbly catered for. For the perfect pre-dinner aperitif, late night drink or daytime refreshment, there is a choice of 19 smart bars and lounges, each with its own unique atmosphere. MSC Seaside also offers a full-sized bowling alleys, a dedicated family restaurant, and the most interactive, multi-storey water park at sea featuring 5 different water slides, an AquaPlayTM area designed for tots and an adventure trail and olourful kids’ play areas created in partnership with LEGO® and Chicco®.

Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations. Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Surcharges may apply. Flight may not be direct or operate daily. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change. Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. *Continental breakfast in your cabin exludes day of disembarkation. Airfares are currently out of system range and are not published at this time – airfares in this package are based off 2018 pricing and scheduling. Once the airfares are released in the system within date range, your consultant will contact you in regards to pricing fluctuation if any, along with correct date and flight information. Note – baggage is not included between New Orleans and Miami – this is payable at the airport for $25USD/bag. Fantastica Experience will not include the choice of cabin number due to group allocation. Please note gratuities are payable onboard for your cruise and gratuties are optional to be paid locally for tour.

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.

My Cruise Highlights

Cruise Line: MSC
Ship: MSC Seaside
Departs: Miami, USA
Countries Visited: The United States of America, Puerto Rico, United States Virgin Islands, St. Maarten & Bahamas.

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