MSC Cruises is giving families the opportunity to make the most of the festive season this year with sailings available throughout the Christmas and New Year period. Itineraries include:
Western Mediterranean: Seven-night western Med sailing aboard MSC Splendida, departing Genoa, Italy. The ship calls at Civitavecchia, Palermo, Tunis, Barcelona, Marseille, and Genoa. Prices start at £679 per person (21 December departure), including transfers and return flights with British Airways from London. New Year cruise (departs 28 December) starts at £849 per person.
Eastern Mediterranean: For a longer break, consider this 11-night sailing aboard MSC Fantasia. The ship visits Katakolon (Olympia), Heraklion, Rhodes, Izmir (Ephesus), Piraeus Valletta, Messina, Civitavecchia, and Genoa. Prices start at £969 per person (based on 16 December departure) including return flights with British Airways from London and transfers.
Dubai, the Emirates and Oman: MSC Orchestra offers a seven-night Arabian Sea sailing this winter departing Dubai, UAE. The itinerary features calls at Abu Dhabi, Khor Al Fakkan, Muscat and Khasab and starts at £1,149 per person including return flights with Emirates from London, Manchester or Glasgow and transfers (based on 20 December departure). New Year cruise (departing 27 December) starts at £1,299 per person.
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