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MSC World Cruise 2023

118nts Cruise Including 53 stunning destinations across 33 countries!
118 NIGHT(S) FROM £11699PP

Cruising for details?

Here are the best reasons to book your cruise!

  • Return Flights from London Stansted or Gatwick.
  • Regional airport departures are available at an additional supplement cost (subject to seat availability).
  • MSC Cruise.
  • Port of departure – Genoa, Italy.
  • MSC POESIA (118 Nights) - 53 stunning destinations across 33 countries.
  • 15 FREE Shore Excursions.
  • Dine and Drink Package Included.
  • 24-hour room service.
  • 30% discount on Laundry price.
  • Gratuities.
  • All port taxes and fees.
  • Interior Room
  • Upgrade to Outside With Partial Seaview Room for £13,799pp.
  • Travel Date – 5th January 2023.
  • To reserve your place on a World Cruise it is mandatory to pay a 25% deposit.
  • Booking amendments are offered if your holiday is cancelled due to Covid-19 travel restrictions.
  • Subject to availability; please book early to secure your preferred dates.
  • Prices and taxes are correct at the time of publishing and subject to change without prior notice.
  • Terms and Conditions apply.
  • ABTA & ATOL protected.
INTERIOR
    Double bed which can be converted to two single beds (on request). Cabins for guests with disabilities or reduced mobility have only single beds.Bathroom with shower. Wardrobe. Interactive TV, telephone, wireless internet access (for a fee), mini bar, safe. Air conditioning. Surface approx. from 14 to 21 sq.m.*.
OUTSIDE WITH PARTIAL VIEW
    Double bed which can be converted to two single beds (on request). Bathroom with shower. Wardrobe. Interactive TV, telephone, wireless internet access (for a fee), mini bar, safe. Air conditioning. Surface approx. 16 sq.m.
OCEAN VIEW
    Double bed which can be converted to two single beds (on request). Cabins for guests with disabilities or reduced mobility have only single beds. Bathroom with shower. Wardrobe. Interactive TV, telephone, wireless internet access (for a fee), mini bar, safe. Air conditioning. Surface approx. from 16 to 19 sq.m.*
BALCONY
    Double bed which can be converted to two single beds (on request). Cabins for guests with disabilities or reduced mobility have only single beds.* Bathroom with shower. Wardrobe. Interactive TV, telephone, wireless internet access (for a fee), mini bar, safe. Air conditioning. Surface approx. from 15 to 28 sq.m.** with balcony,
SUPER FAMILY
    Combination of 2 connected balcony cabins. Can accommodate up to 5 people.
SUITE
    Double bed which can be converted to two single beds (on request). Bathroom with bathtub. Wardrobe. Interactive TV, telephone, wireless internet access (for a fee), mini bar, safe. Air conditioning. Surface approx. 30 sq.m. (including a balcony of 4 sq.m.).
  • MSC Poesia is an innovative cruise ship 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.
  • There are many sports and fitness activities available on board, including a basketball court, tennis court, shuffleboard, state-of-the-art gym and minigolf. Kids and teens are equally well served, with their own clubs and parties, a dedicated Stone Age and Dinosaur Play Area, stunning video games and even a DJ disco! Plus there are naturally all the resort amenities you could wish for, including 3 swimming pools, 4 whirlpools and a giant poolside cinema screen.
  • The gourmet cuisine on board brings you specialities from around the world, but retains its Mediterranean heart, rooted in the values of the Italian slow food movement. With MSC, every succulent dish is freshly prepared with care by our skilled chef’s from prime quality ingredients.
  • 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.

Itinerary

Your journey at a glance!

  • Day
    Date
    Port
    Arrive   
    Depart
  • 1
    05 Jan 2023
    Genoa, Italy
    -
    18:00
  • 2
    06 Jan 2023
    Marseille, France
    08:00
    18:00
  • 3
    07 Jan 2023
    Barcelona, Spain
    08:00
    18:00
  • 4
    08 Jan 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 5
    09 Jan 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 6
    10 Jan 2023
    Funchal, Portugal
    08:00
    18:00
  • 7
    11 Jan 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 8
    12 Jan 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 9
    13 Jan 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 10
    14 Jan 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 11
    15 Jan 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 12
    16 Jan 2023
    Bridgetown, Barbados
    08:00
    18:00
  • 13
    17 Jan 2023
    Saint George, Grenada
    08:00
    18:00
  • 14
    18 Jan 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 15
    19 Jan 2023
    Willemstad, Curaçao
    07:00
    16:00
  • 16
    20 Jan 2023
    Santa Marta, Colombia
    09:00
    18:00
  • 17
    21 Jan 2023
    Cartagena, Colombia
    07:00
    19:00
  • 18
    22 Jan 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 19
    23 Jan 2023
    Puerto Limon, Costa Rica
    08:00
    18:00
  • 20
    24 Jan 2023
    Panama Canal (transit), Panama
    06:00
    18:00
  • 21
    25 Jan 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 22
    26 Jan 2023
    Puntarenas, Costa Rica
    07:00
    17:00
  • 23
    27 Jan 2023
    Corinto, Nicaragua
    09:00
    18:00
  • 24
    28 Jan 2023
    Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala
    09:00
    19:00
  • 25
    29 Jan 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 26
    30 Jan 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 27
    31 Jan 2023
    Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
    07:00
    16:00
  • 28
    01 Feb 2023
    Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
    09:00
    16:00
  • 29
    02 Feb 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 30
    03 Feb 2023
    San Diego, USA
    09:00
    20:00
  • 31
    04 Feb 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 32
    05 Feb 2023
    San Francisco, USA
    07:00
    :
  • 33
    06 Feb 2023
    San Francisco, USA
    00:01
    18:00
  • 34
    07 Feb 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 35
    08 Feb 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 36
    09 Feb 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 37
    10 Feb 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 38
    11 Feb 2023
    Kahului/Maui, Hawaii
    08:00
    23:55
  • 39
    12 Feb 2023
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    07:00
    17:00
  • 40
    13 Feb 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 41
    14 Feb 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 42
    15 Feb 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 43
    16 Feb 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 44
    17 Feb 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 45
    18 Feb 2023
    Apia, Western Samoa
    08:00
    18:00
  • 46
    19 Feb 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 47
    20 Feb 2023
    Suva, Fiji Island
    08:00
    18:00
  • 48
    21 Feb 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 49
    22 Feb 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 50
    23 Feb 2023
    Auckland, New Zealand
    07:00
    16:00
  • 51
    24 Feb 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 52
    25 Feb 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 53
    26 Feb 2023
    Sydney, Australia
    09:00
    23:59
  • 54
    27 Feb 2023
    Sydney, Australia
    00:01
    19:00
  • 55
    28 Feb 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 56
    01 Mar 2023
    Brisbane, Australia
    07:00
    14:00
  • 57
    02 Mar 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 58
    03 Mar 2023
    Cairns, Australia
    10:00
    18:00
  • 59
    04 Mar 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 60
    05 Mar 2023
    Alotau, Papua New Guinea
    09:00
    19:00
  • 61
    06 Mar 2023
    Kiriwina/Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea
    09:00
    16:00
  • 62
    07 Mar 2023
    Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
    09:00
    18:00
  • 63
    08 Mar 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 64
    09 Mar 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 65
    10 Mar 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 66
    11 Mar 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 67
    12 Mar 2023
    Manila, Philippines
    12:00
    23:59
  • 68
    13 Mar 2023
    Manila, Philippines
    00:01
    18:00
  • 69
    14 Mar 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 70
    15 Mar 2023
    Keelung, Taiwan (China)
    09:00
    18:00
  • 71
    16 Mar 2023
    Ishigaki, Japan
    08:00
    18:00
  • 72
    17 Mar 2023
    Naha/Okinawa,Japan
    08:00
    18:00
  • 73
    18 Mar 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 74
    19 Mar 2023
    Osaka, Japan
    08:00
    23:59
  • 75
    20 Mar 2023
    Osaka, Japan
    00:01
    16:00
  • 76
    21 Mar 2023
    Shimizu, Japan
    09:00
    16:00
  • 77
    22 Mar 2023
    Tokyo, Japan
    08:00
    :
  • 78
    23 Mar 2023
    Tokyo, Japan
    00:01
    18:00
  • 79
    24 Mar 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 80
    25 Mar 2023
    Nagasaki, Japan
    09:00
    18:00
  • 81
    26 Mar 2023
    Busan, Korea, Republic of Korea
    08:00
    18:00
  • 82
    27 Mar 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 83
    28 Mar 2023
    Shanghai, China
    07:00
    23:59
  • 84
    29 Mar 2023
    Shanghai, China
    00:01
    21:00
  • 85
    30 Mar 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 86
    31 Mar 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 87
    01 Apr 2023
    Hong Kong (China)
    08:00
    22:00
  • 88
    02 Apr 2023
    Shekou, China
    07:00
    19:00
  • 89
    03 Apr 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 90
    04 Apr 2023
    Da Nang, Vietnam
    07:00
    16:00
  • 91
    05 Apr 2023
    Nha Trang, Vietnam
    08:00
    14:00
  • 92
    06 Apr 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 93
    07 Apr 2023
    Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    09:00
    19:00
  • 94
    08 Apr 2023
    Port Kelang, Malaysia
    09:00
    18:00
  • 95
    09 Apr 2023
    Penang, Malaysia
    09:00
    18:00
  • 96
    10 Apr 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 97
    11 Apr 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 98
    12 Apr 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 99
    13 Apr 2023
    Colombo, Sri Lanka
    07:00
    16:00
  • 100
    14 Apr 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 101
    15 Apr 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 102
    16 Apr 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 103
    17 Apr 2023
    Dubai, U. Arab Emirates
    17:00
    23:59
  • 104
    18 Apr 2023
    Dubai, U. Arab Emirates
    00:01
    18:00
  • 105
    19 Apr 2023
    Khasab,Oman
    08:00
    18:00
  • 106
    20 Apr 2023
    Muscat, Oman
    08:00
    18:00
  • 107
    21 Apr 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 108
    22 Apr 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 109
    23 Apr 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 110
    24 Apr 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 111
    25 Apr 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 112
    26 Apr 2023
    Aqaba, Jordan
    08:00
    18:00
  • 113
    27 Apr 2023
    Suez Canal (transit), Egypt
    17:00
    17:00
  • 114
    28 Apr 2023
    Suez Canal (transit), Egypt
    17:00
    17:00
  • 115
    29 Apr 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 116
    30 Apr 2023
    Heraklion, Greece
    08:00
    16:00
  • 117
    01 May 2023
    Day at sea
    -
    -
  • 118
    02 May 2023
    Civitavecchia, Italy
    09:00
    19:30
  • 119
    03 May 2023
    Genoa, Italy
    08:00
    -

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