SOURCE: MSC Cruises (USA), Inc.

MSC Cruises (USA), Inc.

September 14, 2010 13:24 ET

MSC Cruises Offers Special Caribbean Air/Sea Packages From West Coast Gateways

Rates for Select MSC Poesia Sailings Start at $999

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

The packages include roundtrip airfare from Los Angeles or San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale, airport transfers and select balcony accommodations beginning at $999 per person for a 7-night Eastern or Western Caribbean sailing and $1,399 per person for a 14-night cruise that combines both the Western and Eastern itineraries. Government fees and taxes and air taxes are additional. Offer expires on October 15.

Air/Sea West Coast Inclusive rates are available on the following roundtrip sailings from Fort Lauderdale:

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

The November 14 and December 5 sailings are also two 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, a question-and-answer session, a guest pitching contest, and a lively story-telling session. Baseball players host pitching, hitting, fielding, base running clinics and a free autograph session.

"Baseball Greats" guests on the November 14 sailing will be Hall-of-Famer Bob Feller, Tommy Davis, Glenn Beckert, Clarence Jones and Stan Bahnsen, while Graig Nettles, Amos Otis, Dave Campbell, Vida Blue, and Stan Bahnsen are scheduled to participate in the December 5 cruise.

MSC Poesia features sophisticated and elegant decor, attention to detail, the finest in international entertainment and Italian hospitality and an eco-friendly design. Guests can select from four restaurants, including a Sushi Bar specialty dining restaurant.

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.

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