MSC Cruises has opened sales for its 2021 World Cruise open.
This once-in-a-lifetime experience – the cruise line’s third world cruise – will journey on board MSC Poesia on a 119-day journey around the globe departing on Jan. 5, 2021.
With an all-new itinerary featuring a significant focus on unique Asian destinations, the 2021 World Cruise has been designed to allow guests to really discover some of the region’s most inspiring destinations and more.
The 119-day voyage sails roundtrip from Genoa and Civitavecchia in Italy, Marseille in France and Barcelona in Spain and takes guests across the globe in one single voyage of discovery. Heading west, the first leg crosses the Atlantic to the islands of the Caribbean and through the Panama Canal, sails the west coast of the continent (Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Mexico) to San Francisco. The second leg visits scenic Maui and then volcanic Hawaii, Samoa and Fiji. Then the ship will call at Auckland in New Zealand, Sydney, the Australian Golden Coast together, Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef, Papua New Guinea and the Philippines. MSC Poesia then arrives in Japan during its cherry blossom season.
After visiting Kyoto, Tokyo and Shanghai in China, the third leg cruises to Hong Kong, Vietnam, Singapore and Malaysia, allowing guests to fully discover this area of the Asian Continent. Finally, crossing the Indian Ocean to Sri Lanka and Dubai guests can explore Oman and Jordan (Petra) and travel through the Suez Canal, back to the Mediterranean.
Sales for the MSC 2021 World Cruise are initially open to MSC Voyagers Club member, with sales opening to all guests on Jan. 10. Interior staterooms start at US$15,349 per person, and each cruise ticket comes with a set of 15 included shore excursions, as well as a mealtime package.