World Journey – Rome to Sydney

73 Night World Cruise + Flights + 2 BONUS Nights & Incl. $2000 Bonus Value

Deal Code: MC-87483

from $... per person
Book by December 31, 2020

Package Inclusions

  • 73 Night World Cruise
  • One Way Flight
  • All Onboard Meals
  • Activities & Entertainment Onboard
  • Port Charges & Taxes Included
  • Overnight stays onboard in Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Santiago, Lima, & Tahiti

Exclusive Bonus Value

  • 2 BONUS Nights in Rome
  • BONUS Drink & Dine Package Onboard
  • BONUS 10 Shore Excursions Onboard
  • BONUS 30% Off Laundry Onboard
  • BONUS Exclusive Package Savings

My Cruises Package Inclusions
  • 73 Night cruise from Rome to Sydney onboard MSC Poesia in an interior cabin
  • One way economy flight to Rome
  • One way flight from Sydney to home capital city (where applicable)
  • All onboard meals in complimentary dining venues & selected non-alcoholic beverages
  • A wide range of onboard activities & entertainment
  • All port taxes & charges included
  • Enjoy overnight stays onboard in Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Santiago, Lima, & Tahiti 
Bonus Value
  • 2 BONUS Nights accommodation in a centrally located hotel in Rome
  • BONUS Drink and Dine Package Onboard – Drinks with meals
  • BONUS 10 Shore Excursions Included
  • BONUS 30% Off Laundry Onboard
  • BONUS Exclusive Package Savings

General Sail Date Information

Set sail on Tuesday, January 4, 2022

 

 

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Day 1: Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

Endless adventures await in Rome. With two and a half thousand years of history, art and culture, it is no wonder Rome is one of the most visited cities on the planet. Gaze at the masterpieces of the Vatican or walk into the past with visits to ancient relics, historic monuments and legendary museums. Or people-watch while sipping on an espresso in a quaint cafe.

Day 2: 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 3: Marseille, France

Founded in 600BC, Provence (Marseille) is the oldest city in France. The city is filled with terracotta-roofed buildings, while visits to the city of Avignon and quiet locales of Le Baux and Aix en Provence are must do’s.

Day 4: Barcelona, Spain

Welcome to the cultural hub of Spain, Barcelona! Explore the stunning sights such as the Sagrada Familia and enjoy the local tapas for some truly delicious cuisine.

Day 5: 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 ships activities can be found on the vessels 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 6: Lisbon, Portugal

Welcome to the hilly, coastal capital of Portugal. The views from Sao Jorge Castle will allow you to spot the cities pastel coloured buildings, Tagus Estuary Natural Reserve and the suspension bridge. Venturing slightly outside of the city opens you up to beautiful beaches from Cascais to Estoril!

Day 7: 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 ships activities can be found on the vessels 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 8: Funchal, Portugal

Funchal is sheltered by hills, and recognised for its harbour, gardens and Madeira wine cellars. The centuries-old Cathedral mixes Gothic and Roman styles, with the carved wooden ceiling as its pièce de résistance. Fronting the harbour is the São Tiago Fortress, built in the 1600s and now houses the Contemporary Art Museum, with a large collection of Portuguese inspired pieces.

Day 9-10: 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 ships activities can be found on the vessels 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 11: Mindelo, Cape Verde

Mindelo is a port city on São Vicente, an island in the volcanic archipelago of Cape Verde. It's known for its music, nightlife and lively, Brazilian-influenced Carnival celebrations. Colorful colonial houses line the shores of Porto Grande harbor, which is set against a backdrop of rugged mountains. The Torre de Belém, by the harbor, is a scaled-down replica of a centuries-old tower in Lisbon.

Day 12-15: 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 ships activities can be found on the vessels 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 16: Salvador, Brazil

Salvador, Brazil will take your breath away with cobblestone alleys, large squares, colourful buildings and baroque churches such as São Francisco. Become intoxicated with the cities charm, energy, cultural fusion and beauty.

Day 17: 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 ships activities can be found on the vessels 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 18-19: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Samba on down to Rio, easy going except for the four days of frenetic, feather-festooned Carnaval. No journey to Rio would be complete without a visit to one of the New Seven Wonders of the World—Christ the Redeemer. At the top of Corcovado Mountain, this 125-foot-tall statue of Jesus Christ spreads its arms over Rio and offers breathtaking panoramic views of Guanabara Bay.

Day 20-21: 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 ships activities can be found on the vessels 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 22-23: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Welcome to Buenos Aires! The capital of Argentina is filled with iconic 19th century buildings including the presidential palace. Other attractions include Teatro Colón, an impressive 1908 opera house with close to 2,500 seats, and the modern MALBA museum which showcases incredible Latin American art.

Day 24: Montevideo, Uruguay

Situated between Brazil and Argentina, Uruguay is the second smallest country in South America. Over half of the country's population reside in Montevideo. It is home to 19th century architecture including arts buildings, stunning parks and historical monuments.

Day 25: 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 ships activities can be found on the vessels 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 26: Puerto Madryn, Argentina

Puerto Madryn was founded by Welsh settlers in 1865 who fled England's economic devastation. The city acts as a gateway to one of the country's largest breeding grounds of birds and mammals - Tombo National Reserve.

Day 27-28: 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 ships activities can be found on the vessels 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 29-30: Ushuaia, Argentina

Ushuaia is known for its beautiful wilderness of snow-capped mountains and icy waters of the Beagle Channel. Explore the Tierra del Fuego National Park which epitomises the natural terrain in the world's most southern national park.

Day 31: 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 ships activities can be found on the vessels 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 32: Punta Arenas, Chile

Punta Arenas is a city near the tip of Chile's southernmost Patagonia region. Located on the Strait of Magellan, it's often used as a base for excursions to the surrounding wilderness and Antarctica.

Day 33-34: 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 ships activities can be found on the vessels 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 35: Puerto Montt, Chile

This civilisation encompasses snow-capped volcanoes, stunning glaciers and a distinct German influence thanks to the German immigrants who populated the area previously. The true feels of this town are found with a walk along the waterfront, lined with artisan's stalls and quaint cafe's.

Day 36: 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 ships activities can be found on the vessels 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 37-38: Santiago, Chile

Santiago is Chile's capital and largest city, surrounded by the towering Andes and Chilean coastline. Plaza de Armas, the centre of the city’s colonial core is home to 2 enthralling landmarks: the 1808 Palacio de la Real Audiencia, which houses the National History Museum, and the 18th-century Metropolitan Cathedral.

Day 39-40: 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 ships activities can be found on the vessels 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 41: Arica, Chile

Arica is a port city in northern Chile, known for its surfing beaches. In the center of the city, a path climbs up to Morro Arica hill, which has sweeping views and the Museo Histórico y de Armas war museum. The iconic Gothic San Marcos Cathedral, designed by French architect Gustave Eiffel, dates back to 1876.

Day 42: 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 ships activities can be found on the vessels 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 43-44: Lima, Peru

Welcome to the capital of Peru, situated on the barren Pacific coastline. Lima is a thriving South American metropolis with a rich history including The Plaza de Armas and the 16th-century cathedral at the heart of Lima Centro.

Day 45-48: 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 ships activities can be found on the vessels 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 49: Easter Island, Chile

Visit the world famous Easter Island sculptures & marvel at the beautiful scenery. The island is home to many archaeological sites, including nearly 900 monumental statues called moai, created by inhabitants during the 13th–16th centuries.

Day 50-54: 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 ships activities can be found on the vessels 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 55-56: Papeete, Tahiti

Welcome to Papeete! Discover the vast array of sea life on a diving excursion, tour the island by car and take in the spectacular views, or learn about the history of Tahiti on a boat trip around the Lagoon.

Day 57: 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 ships activities can be found on the vessels 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 58: Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Rarotonga is the largest of the Cook Islands, made up of lush rainforest, volcanic peaks and drastic ridges. Explore the beautiful beaches, lagoons and reefs that this area is famous for.

Day 59: Aitutaki Atoll, Cook Islands

Aitutaki is one of the Cook Islands, which are in the South Pacific. It consists of a main island, a turquoise lagoon and a surrounding barrier reef. The lagoon’s waters teem with marine life, including rays, bonefish and turtles. Near the main town of Arutanga, trails lead to the top of Maunga Pu hill. Boats run to small uninhabited islands called motu, including tiny Tapuaetai, known for its white sand beaches.

Day 60-63: 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 ships activities can be found on the vessels 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 64: Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland is surrounded by 48 erupted volcanic structures which are spread around the city and present some stunning views. This is also the best spot for the shop-a-holics on-board, spanning from luxury brands to open-air markets. If you’d prefer something involving nature, Auckland also has lush rain forests, coastal trails and sparkling beaches!

Day 65: Tauranga (Rotorua), New Zealand

Explore the towering extinct volcano on the island of Tauranga which boasts historic sights, picturesque waterfront views and easy access to pristine beaches, traditional culture and numerous outdoor adventures.

Day 66: Napier, New Zealand

Take your pick between fine art or fine wine, hint: both are a win! The quaint town was devastated by an earthquake in 1931 which inspired them to rebuild Art Deco style. The style is evident everywhere you look so bask in your surroundings with a stroll along Marine Parade or escape to the country to discover rolling vineyards.

Day 67: Wellington, New Zealand

Explore the charm of one of New Zealand’s most well-known cities, it may be compact but there is an abundance of activities to partake in. Step out of the city to the embrace of green hillsides or venture further to see the countryside and rugged coastline.

Day 68: Milford Sound, New Zealand

Ancestors believed a divine mason created this awe inspiring location. The fjord boasts unbelievable mountain ranges, enforced by Mitre Peak and cascading waterfalls that extend off cliff faces!

Day 69-70: 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 ships activities can be found on the vessels 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 71: Hobart, Australia

With a curation of culture, arts, food and historical sites, you’ll want more than one day here! An adventure throughout the Tasman Peninsula will bless you with beautiful natural backdrops and an abundance of wildlife. Spend your afternoon with a glass of wine and local culinary delights!

Day 72: 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 ships activities can be found on the vessels 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 73-74: Sydney, Australia

Explore the famed Opera House and drive across the Sydney Harbour Bridge right next door! Sydney is one of the highlights of the world; mixing museums, world-class restaurants, galleries and beautiful beaches. The city is full of wondrous sights so you’ll certainly be kept busy for the day.

MSC Poesia is an innovative cruise ship catering for 3,233 passengers with elegant style that brings traditional craftsmanship to creative designs. Step aboard and you’ll enter a refined world of comfort, from the spectacular foyer waterfall to the Zen Garden, authentic Japanese Sushi bar and opulent MSC Aurea Spa wellness centre with steam room, sauna and divine massages to pamper body and mind, it’s the perfect place to unwind. Kids and teens are equally well served, with their own clubs and parties. The ship features 3 swimming pools, 4 whirlpools and a giant poolside cinema screen. The gourmet cuisine on board brings specialities from around the world but retains its Mediterranean heart, rooted in the values of the Italian slow food movement. The varied lounge bars offer similarly refreshing originality and authenticity, from the Grappolo d’Oro wine-tasting bar to the Mojito cocktail bar and sumptuous design of the cigar room. Whether a family holiday, luxury treat or romantic escape, MSC Poesia is a ship that offers a truly inspiring cruise experience.

Travel based on Cruise Departure 4 January 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. 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.

 

~ Cancel Anytime Policy
For new 2021 departure bookings made before October 31, 2020, cancellation must occur before December 31, 2020.

For new 2022 departure bookings made before October 31, 2020, cancellation must occur before March 31, 2021

Cancellation after these dates will be subject to standard cancellation terms & conditions

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

  • Enjoy a pre cruise stay in Rome
  • Bucket List itineary - complete a sector on a World Cruise
  • Overnight stays onboard in Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Santiago, Lima, & Tahiti
  • Ask us about our flexible flights and arrive early in Europe to enjoy Christmas and New Year

Highlights

Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
Ship: MSC Poesia
Departs: Rome, Italy
Countries Visited: Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Peru, French Polynesia, Cook Islands, New Zealand, Australia
Sail Date:
4 January 2022

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