MSC Cruises Invites Travelers To ‘Trip & Treat’

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MSC Cruises Invites Travelers To ‘Trip & Treat’ With 50% Or More Off 2021 Caribbean Cruises

  • Cruisers benefit from discounted cruise rates on 2021 Caribbean cruises aboard MSC Seaside, MSC Divina, MSC Meraviglia and MSC Armonia PLUS Kids Sail Free
  • Healthcare heroes can save up to an additional 50% with special thank you promotion and Voyager’s Club members benefit from additional 5% + 5% discount
  • Total CruiseFlex program allow guests to book future cruises with confidence and flexibility

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (October 14, 2020) — Now is the time to Trip & Treat with MSC Cruises USA and start planning for a 2021 Caribbean cruise vacation with 50 percent off — or more, in some instances — plus Kids Sail Free on select sailings.

Through October 31, cruisers in need of a sun-soaked getaway can choose from four distinct MSC Cruises’ ships sailing from the U.S. —MSC SeasideMSC DivinaMSC Meraviglia,or MSC Armonia — cruising 3-, 4-, or 7-night 2021 itineraries to the Caribbean and The Bahamas. All guests booking through the Trip & Treat promotion can save at least 50 percent and bring the family with Kids Sail Free on most sailings.

“We’ve seen an excitement to get back to cruising the Caribbean and The Bahamas, and with the benefit of great savings as well as increased flexibility with our successful Total CruiseFlex program, families can start planning their long-awaited vacations with comfort and confidence,” said Ken Muskat, EVP and chief operating officer of MSC Cruises USA. “We listened to our guests needs as we looked toward our 2021 cruise program, and now our guests not only have four entirely distinct ships to choose from when sailing from the U.S. to the Caribbean, but also a variety of cruise itinerary lengths to choose from and a new easily-accessible homeport, Port Canaveral, near Orlando.”

All ships part of the Trip & Treat sale will call at Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, MSC Cruises’ private island destination in The Bahamas. Exclusive to MSC Cruises’ guests, the private island — located just 65 miles from Miami — is surrounded by 64 square miles of marine reserve, offering guests a unique opportunity to discover local marine life, soak up the spirit of Bahamian culture and reconnect with themselves and each other.

The island offers guests over two miles of white sand beaches spread across eight distinct areas to relax beside crystal blue waters. With ships frequently docked at the island from early morning into the evening — and in many instances overnight — guests can spend a full day enjoying two miles of pristine beachfront across eight world class beaches with a wide selection of ocean discovery activities like snorkeling adventures, stand up paddle boarding and kayaking. 

Up to 50% Discount for Healthcare Heroes

MSC Cruises appreciates the selfless work and bravery of healthcare professionals for their ongoing contribution to fight the global pandemic. As a way of saying thank you, MSC Cruises is offering up to 50 percent off cruise fares for all front-line and back-office healthcare professionals so that when they are ready, they can enjoy a much-deserved vacation with their loved ones. Plus, this discount for healthcare heroes can be combined with the Trip & Treat promotion, meaning healthcare professionals can save up to 50 percent on top of the at least 50 percent off cruise fares through the promotion. The healthcare heroes promotion is available through April 30, 2021.

MSC Voyagers Club 5% + 5% Exclusive Promotion 

On top of the Trip & Treat promotion, members of MSC Voyagers Club loyalty program benefit even further with an exclusive promotion that allows them to get an additional 5 percent discount on top of the 5 percent discount they automatically receive on all cruise bookings, plus up to $100 onboard credit per member, based on their membership level. MSC Voyagers Club members can learn more at:

Cruise with Confidence 

The health and safety of guests, crew and the communities MSC Cruises visits is the Company’s top priority. MSC Cruises new, comprehensive health and safety protocol covers all aspects of the cruise experience and, in its current form, currently applies to MSC Grandiosa, which returned to service this August in the Mediterranean. MSC Cruises will continue its return to service with MSC Magnifica, resuming sailings on October 19 with an enriched and longer itinerary in both the West and East Mediterranean.

MSC Cruises will continue to review and update its protocol to align with developments of the health situation ashore, always prioritizing the well-being of its guests and crew. In the U.S., MSC Cruises will only restart operations when the time is right, following approval by the CDC and other relevant authorities across the region in observance of their requirements and guidelines.

MSC Cruises has also launched Total CruiseFlex, a flexibility program allowing guests the opportunity to move their booked cruise to any ship and any sail date up to 48 hours before their cruise. With the program, guests can book the Trip & Treat sale and plan their MSC Cruises’ vacation now without worrying if they need to change their plans. Total CruiseFlex applies to any new bookings made between August 5 and October 31, 2020, on any sailing departing between December 1, 2020 and December 31, 2021.

For more information on the Company’s new health and safety measures visit as well as Total CruiseFlex visit:

For more details on MSC Cruises’ Trip & Treat Sale, guests can visit here or contact their preferred travel advisor.

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About the 4 ships sailing from the U.S. to the Caribbean and The Bahamas

MSC Meraviglia

MSC Meraviglia, launched in June 2017, is the first ship in the innovative Meraviglia class of next-generation ships, designed to be able to call in most of the world’s international cruise ports. With a name meaning wonder, MSC Meraviglia’s design is inspired by the wonders of the world. The ship’s Mediterranean-style promenade includes a variety of shops and restaurants — including a partnership with two Michelin-starred Spanish chef Ramón Freixa for HOLA! Tapas — and features the longest LED sky at sea, displaying unique vistas day and night. Activities on board include a winter-themed aqua park; a Himalayan bridge, suspending cruisers high up above the ship; a XD cinema; and several kids clubs. 

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MSC Seaside

MSC Seaside is MSC Cruises’ revolutionary ship launched in December 2017. MSC Seaside’s unique innovative beach condo design brings guests closer to the sea and helps them enjoy the outdoors like never before. Guests can stroll along the widest waterfront boardwalk at sea, dare to cross the glass-floor catwalks extending off the sides of the ship, and enjoy outdoor spa space. 

MSC Seaside also boasts expanded internationally-inspired dining, including a partnership with pan-Asian pioneer Roy Yamaguchi who created the Asian Market Kitchen on board. Thrilling activities on board, ensuring that cruisers of all ages are always entertained, include a multi-story aqua park with 4 water slides; two of the longest zip lines at sea; full-size bowling lanes; an F1 simulator; and full-scale theatrical productions.

MSC Seaside at Sea

MSC Divina 

Inspired by MSC Cruises’ godmother and award-winning actress Sophia Loren, MSC Divina brings elegance and sophistication with the detailed design MSC Cruises is known for. With 7 dining venues, guests can dine on gourmet, internationally-inspired cuisine. Guests will also find an array of entertainment options with on board activities including a waterslide, F1 Simulator, 4D cinema and a gaming arcade. Additionally, guests can marvel at one of the largest theaters at sea, with 1,600 unobstructed seats, showcasing full-scale theatrical productions.

MSC Divina New Homeport Port Canaveral

MSC Armonia

MSC Cruises’ signature European style is evident throughout the beautifully designed MSC Armonia, and with just under 2,000 guests (double occupancy), she is one of MSC Cruises’ most classic and charming ships. MSC Armonia was recently refreshed after undergoing dry dock in November 2019. This follows the renovation and stretching of MSC Armonia in late 2014, when a variety of new onboard features were added to the ship including: a wide range of amenities and services for families, such as a new splash park for children; new, beautifully designed balcony staterooms with stunning panoramic sea views; redesigned restaurants and bars; new entertainment space; and an enlarged MSC Aurea Spa.

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About MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises is the brand leader in Europe, South America, the Gulf region and Southern Africa with more market share, in addition to deployed capacity, than any other player. It is also the fastest growing global cruise brand with a strong presence also in the Caribbean, North America and the Far East markets.

Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, MSC Cruises is part of MSC Group, the privately held Swiss-based leading shipping and logistics conglomerate with over 300 years of maritime heritage. MSC Cruises — the contemporary brand — has a modern fleet of 17 vessels combined with a sizeable future global investment portfolio of new vessels. The fleet is projected to grow to 23 cruise ships by 2024 with options for further vessel orders in place through 2027.

MSC Cruises offers its guests an enriching, immersive and safe cruise experience inspired by the Company’s European heritage, where they can enjoy international dining, world-class entertainment, award-winning family programs and the very latest user-friendly technology on board. To learn more about MSC Cruises’ itineraries and experience on board its ships please see here.

The Company’s number one priority has always been the health and safety of its guests and crew, as well as the communities at the destinations its ships serve.  In August 2020, MSC Cruises implemented a new comprehensive and robust health and safety protocol to become the first major line to return to sea. To learn more about MSC Cruises’ health & safety protocol please see here.

MSC Cruises has long been committed to environmental stewardship with a long-term goal to achieve zero emissions for its operations. The Company is also a significant investor in next-generation environmental marine technologies, with the objective to support their accelerated development and availability industry-wide. To learn more about the Company’s environmental commitment please see here

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