World Journey – Sydney to Rome
43 Night Cruise + Flights + 2 BONUS Nights & Incl. $2000 Bonus Value
Deal Code: MC-87281
- 43 Night Cruise
- All Onboard Meals
- Activities & Entertainment Onboard
- Port Charges & Taxes Included
Exclusive Bonus Value
- 2 BONUS Nights in Rome
- BONUS Drink & Dine Package Onboard
- BONUS 5 Shore Excursions
- BONUS Exclusive Package Savings
- 43 Night cruise from Sydney to Rome onboard MSC Poesia in an interior cabin
- One way flight from Rome to Australia
- One way flight from home capital to Sydney (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 Bali & Mumbai
- BONUS Drink & Dine package – Drinks with meals
- 2 BONUS Nights accommodation in centrally located hotel in Rome
- BONUS 5 Shore Excursions Included
- BONUS 30% off Laundry onboard
- BONUS Exclusive Package Savings
General Sail Date Information
Set sail on Friday, March 18, 2022
*Surcharges may apply
Day 1: 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.Day 2-3: 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 4: Mare, New Caledonia
Welcome to the beautiful waters of Mare. It is the second largest of the Loyalty Islands and offers incredible snorkelling, diving and a relaxed vibe to truly make you feel at home.Day 5: Lifou, New Caledonia
Lifou stands as the largest of the three Loyalty Islands, made up of fossilised coral and shaped by lush forestry, an abundance of caves and flawless beaches.Day 6: Port Vila, Vanuatu
Welcome to Port Vila, the capital of Vanuatu. Take part in a cultural bar crawl to see the livelier side of island life, play a round of golf at the Port Vila Country Club, or explore nearby beaches with a snorkelling excursion.Day 7-8: 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 9: Alotau, Papua New Guinea
Welcome to the incredible location of Alotau. Made up of white sandy beaches, scenic waterfalls and intimidating volcanic mountains whilst the town was also a site of fierce warfare in World War 2. Though it is anything but that now, Alotau is the perfect place to relax in tropical paradise.Day 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: Cairns, Australia
Enjoy one of the finest locations in North Queensland, a city surrounded by lush rain forest, crystal clear waters and beautiful coral of the Great Barrier Reef. If you’re tempted for an adrenaline rush then spend some time on a crocodile spotting adventure!Day 12-13: At Sea
Darwin is one of the far north’s true underestimated beauties. Food and festival culture is big and there seems to always be something to do or see. Explore tropical parklands or opt for a safer way to see the native wildlife at the city’s Crocosaurus Cove! Explore the capital of Northern Territory, in particular the stunning Kakadu National Park. Home to beautiful landscapes and an abundance of wildlife, Kakadu is like nothing you’ve ever witnessed.Day 15-16: At Sea
Lombok is an Indonesian island east of Bali, part of the Lesser Sunda Island chain. Famous for beaches & surfing spots, particularly in south Lombok. While Lombok’s west coast has reefs for diving and snorkelling, and a sea turtle hatchery.Day 18-19: Bali, Indonesia
Relaxed and rejuvenated after a few days sailing you have now arrived in Bali. This is a popular tourist destination due to the stunning scenery, great weather, and huge range of activities on offer. Shop for local handicrafts in the rural village of Ubud, go white water rafting, or learn about farming on a rice paddy.Day 20-21: At Sea
Visit Universal Studios, ride the observational Singapore Flyer, wander through the magical Gardens by the Bay. There’s plenty to do in this magical city, it’s almost guaranteed that you’ll want to revisit to explore everything on offer.Day 23: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Explore the capital of Malaysia with it’s futuristic skyline dominated by the Petronas Twin Towers. Look out over the city from the observation deck and indulge in some local street food for a change of pace or maybe some fine dining and shopping.Day 24-26: At Sea
Colombo is a terrific example of where old meets new in the countries capital. Stroll past colonial architecture and lush gardens in the Fort district, shop traditional marketplaces, step into modern times at Colombo’s countless restaurants, museums and galleries.Day 28-29: At Sea
Mumbai is the most populated city in the world, offerring a collection of sights and cultural activities. This historical city is home to the famous Bollywood spectacle and is one of very few Indian cities to have a national park within its boundaries. A city tour is a must to ensure you see and do the most on your day here.Day 32-33: At Sea
Salalah is a vibrant and colourful place full of history and character. It's located in the Dhofar region of Oman, a region famous for its unique weather locally known as Khareef. This annual monsoon transforms the desert terrain into a lush, green landscape teeming with seasonal waterfalls.Day 35-38: At Sea
Aqaba has been inhabited since 4000 B.C., 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 40-41: 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 42-43: At Sea
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.
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 18 March 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.
** Low Deposit Policy
A second deposit (part payment) will be required/date & amount will be supplied by the consultant at time of booking.
- Overnight stays onboard in Bali & Mumbai - more time ashore
- Bucket List itineary - complete a sector on a World Cruise
- Transit the Suez Canal - one of the most fascinating waterways in the world
- Enjoy a post cruise stay in the vibrant city of Santiago
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