Incredible Athens to Dubai Discovery

23 Night Fly, Stay & Cruise Holiday With $4000 Bonus Value including Onboard Beverages, Specialty Dining, Shore Excursion Credit, Wi-Fi & More

Deal Code: MC-91589

from $... per person
Book by July 31, 2021

My Cruises Package Inclusions

Your 23 Night Fly, Stay & Cruise Holiday Includes

  • Economy flights to Athens returning from Dubai
  • Bonus 2 Nights accommodation in a centrally located hotel in Athens
  • 19 Night cruise from Athens to Dubai onboard Norwegian Jade in an interior cabin
  • Bonus Prepaid Onboard Gratuities valued at $774
  • Bonus Beverage Package
  • Bonus Specialty Dining Package
  • Bonus Wifi Package
  • Bonus Shore Excursion Credit
  • Bonus Choice of Cabin Location
  • All onboard meals in complimentary dining venues & selected non-alcoholic beverages
  • A wide range of onboard activities & entertainment
  • All port taxes & charges included
  • Bonus 2 Nights accommodation at the JW Marriot Marquis Dubai with breakfast daily

 

Bonus Value
  • Bonus Exclusive Package Savings
  • Bonus Low Deposit from $199 pp*

General Sail Date Information

Set sail on Sunday, November 13, 2022

 

 

*Surcharges may apply


Upgrade to Outside Cabin from only $699 per person
Upgrade to Balcony Cabin from only $1,999 per person

Day 1: Athens, Greece

Welcome to Piraeus, the port city of Athens. It is the oldest city in Greece, a guaranteed highlight is the mystical Acropolis, perched high in the hills. Just because this city is vintage don’t think that you’ll be stuck in the past – it is juxtaposed against a modern city filled with shopping, restaurants, culture and beautiful art.

Day 2: Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey

Ephesus was an ancient Greek city on the coast of Iona in Turkey. It is said that this city of Ephesus was created by Androclosthe son of the king of Athens. Take a trip to see the 10th-century ruins there including the Temple of Artemis a shrine of the goddess Artemis. Ephesus is also said to be home the House of Virgin Mary, as well as the St John Basilica.

Day 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: Haifa, Israel

Haifa, a large port located in northern Israel, is the perfect setting off point for excursions. For example, a tour of places described in the Bible. After visiting places such as Bethlehem, Nazareth, Cana and Jerusalem. if you are more interested in history and are not afraid of to get a little tired, an excursion to Massada will take you to the top of the mountain where the Jews took their last stand against the Romans. A short distance from Massada sits a landlocked lake that is so salty that it has been nicknamed the Dead Sea. You will be able to reach the bubbling city of Tel Aviv, it is considered, for good reason, the most modern city in Israel.

Day 5 - 6: Jerusalem (Ashdod), Israel

Jerusalem is located in the Middle East, perched on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains. This holy city finds itself between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea and is recognised as one of the oldest cities in existence. Steeped in religious content, it is considered holy to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Fun Fact - the old city walls were built back in 1541!

Day 7: 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 8 - 9: 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 10: 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 11 - 14: 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 15: Salalah, Oman

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 16: 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 17: 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 18: Fujairah, United Arab Emirates

Fujairah boasts beautiful, unspoiled beaches. The Hagar mountain range looms majestically behind the port and separates it from the rest of the country. Get a sense of Fujairah's past at the archeological museum or its beautifully restored fort overlooking the old village.

Day 19: 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 20: 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.

 

Board the Norwegian Jade to experience Norwegian Cruise Line’s award-winning hospitality. Refurbished in 2017, this well-equipped ship is perfect for the whole family. Challenge the kids to a game of basketball or volleyball; browse original, well-known works at the art gallery; or kick back and relax with a spa treatment at the Mandara Spa before heading to the pool. Time out can be spent at Magnum’s Champagne and Wine Bar, Malting’s Whiskey Bar, or any of the 11 lounges on board. There’s so much to feast your eyes upon on board the Norwegian Jade and, with 15 dining options available, your stomach won’t get overlooked either!

Travel based on Cruise Departure 13 November 2022

Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations.
Pricing is subject to change until the 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 credit; which can be 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 the 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 inquiry.
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 the 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 the 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 & the amount will be supplied by the consultant at the time of booking.

  • Explore the enchanting cities of Athens & Dubai with included city stays
  • Port call highlights - Aqaba for Petra
  • Enjoy your cruise with a beverage package onboard
  • Ask us about our flexible flights and extend your stay

Highlights

Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruise Line
Ship: Norwegian Jade
Departs: Athens, Greece
Countries Visited: Greece, Turkey, Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Oman, United Arab Emirates
Sail Date:
13 November 2022

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