SOURCE: MSC Cruises (USA), Inc.

MSC Cruises (USA), Inc.

September 14, 2010 13:20 ET

MSC Cruises Offers Special Caribbean Air/Sea Packages From the Midwest

Rates for Select MSC Poesia Sailings Start at $899

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwire - September 14, 2010) -  For a limited time only, MSC Cruises is offering special air/sea packages from the Midwest for bookings of select balcony accommodations on Caribbean sailings of MSC Poesia.

The packages include roundtrip airfare from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale, airport transfers and select balcony accommodations beginning at $899 per person for a 7-night Eastern or Western Caribbean cruise and $1,299 per person for a 14-night cruise combining both the Western and Eastern itineraries. Government fees and taxes and air taxes are additional. Offer expires on October 15.

Air/Sea Midwest inclusive rates are available on the following roundtrip sailings from Fort Lauderdale:

  • December 5, 2010: 7-night Western Caribbean cruise, calling at Key West, Florida; Ocho Rios, Jamaica; Georgetown, Grand Cayman; and Cozumel, Mexico
  • December 12, 2010: 7-night Eastern Caribbean cruise, calling at St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Island; Philipsburg, St. Maarten; and Nassau, Bahamas
  • December 5, 2010: 14-night Western/Eastern Caribbean cruise, combining both itineraries.

The December 5 cruise is also one of MSC Cruises popular "Baseball Greats" theme cruises, where guests can interact with former Major Leaguers. "Baseball Greats" cruises offer free guest/player activities including a player-hosted trivia game, question-and-answer session, guest pitching contest, and lively story-telling session. Baseball players host pitching, hitting, fielding, base running clinics and a free autograph session.

"Baseball Greats" Graig Nettles, Amos Otis, Dave Campbell, Vida Blue, and Stan Bahnsen are scheduled to participate in the Dec. 5 sailing.

MSC Poesia features sophisticated and elegant decor, attention to detail, the finest in international entertainment and Italian hospitality and an eco-friendly design.

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

About MSC Cruises:

MSC Cruises is the fastest-growing cruise line in the world 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, (Fall 2010), South America, the Indian Ocean, and South and West Africa.

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