As a special promotion, travelers who book the air/land/sea package before Oct. 31 will receive a free seven-night cruise on MSC Divina in the Caribbean for select sailings between now and the end of the year. A non-refundable $500 deposit by Oct. 31 on the Mediterranean package is required to get the Caribbean cruise, which may be transferred to family or friends.
Starting at $1,899, the 10-night package includes round-trip airfare to Rome or Barcelona, a seven-night cruise, a two-night post-cruise stay in a four-star hotel and transfers.
The package deals make it easy and convenient for travelers to visit the Mediterranean, according to Ken Muskat, evp sales, public relations and guest services for MSC Cruises USA.
The packages are offered from Miami, New York and Chicago, with MSC Divina itineraries departing from Civitavecchia (Rome) or Barcelona. MSC Cruises personnel will meet travelers upon arrival at the airport for their port of embarkation as well as at the hotel.
MSC Divina’s Mediterranean season includes the ability to embark at Civitavecchia on Saturdays or Barcelona on Wednesdays. Late-night stays are planned at La Spezia, facilitating visits to Pisa, Florence, Portofino and the Cinque Terre region, and at Palma de Mallorca, allowing passengers to experience the island's lively nightlife. Naples is among the ports visited.
Government fees and taxes and airport taxes are not included in the Mediterranean package, and the free Caribbean cruise entails the base fare, not government fees and taxes, fuel surcharges and service charges.