MSC Cruises

June 30, 2011 18:11 ET

MSC Celebrates July 4 With Special Balcony Upgrades, Shipboard Credit Offers for Canada/New England, Caribbean Cruises

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwire - Jun 30, 2011) - Red, white, and blue rings in Independence Day on July 4, and MSC Cruises joins in the celebration by offering, for one-week only, up to a five-category upgrade when booking a balcony stateroom on 4 to 14-night cruises, beginning Friday, July 1.

Guests can book select MSC Cruises' 2011-12 Caribbean and Canada/New England itineraries on MSC Poesia by July 8 for rates beginning at $499 for a 7-night cruise ($719 for a balcony stateroom) plus government fees and taxes. Receive up to a $100 shipboard credit on all stateroom types excluding suites.

This July 4 offer applies to the following 7 to 14-night Canada/New England cruises: Oct. 8 and 15 and these 4 to 7-night Caribbean cruises: Oct. 29 repositioning cruise from New York City to Ft. Lauderdale; Nov. 10, 14, and 19 (Baseball Greats); Dec. 30 (New Year's Eve), Jan. 14 (Baseball Greats); and Feb. 18 (Baseball Greats).

Departing from Fort Lauderdale, the elegant MSC Poesia takes guests on a variety of itineraries to some of the Caribbean's most popular destinations and some not-so-often visited locales. Cruise itineraries include destinations in the Eastern and Western Caribbean, including ports like San Juan, Puerto Rico; St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; Nassau, Bahamas; Montego Bay, Jamaica; Cozumel, Mexico; Roatan, Roatan Island, Honduras; Key West, Florida.

MSC Cruises' Canada/New England itineraries featuring departures from New York City and Quebec City allow guests to visit the magnificent fall foliage, history-laden ports and big city bright lights, with calls in such locations as Newport, Rhode Island; Quebec City; New York City; Boston, Massachusetts; Bar Harbor, Maine; Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada; Sydney, Nova Scotia; and Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Rates are cruise only and subject to availability; government fees and taxes are additional.

For more information, visit or contact a local travel professional or MSC Cruises at 877-665-4655.

About MSC Cruises:
MSC Cruises is the fastest-growing cruise line with a fleet of 11 ships: MSC Magnifica, MSC Splendida, MSC Fantasia, MSC Poesia, MSC Orchestra, MSC Musica, MSC Sinfonia, MSC Armonia, MSC Opera, MSC Lirica and MSC Melody. The fleet cruises year round in the Mediterranean and seasonally in Northern Europe, the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean, US and Canada, South America, the Indian Ocean, and South and West Africa.

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