Largest Ever MSC Cruise Ship to Sail from New York
MSC Cruises has announced that MSC Meraviglia will sail three cruises out of New York starting on October 8, 2019.
MSC Meraviglia will offer three sailings from New York to celebrate the ship’s arrival in North America for the very first time on October 7. The new ship which is the currently the largest in the fleet will sail two 10-night sailings and then a final 13-night sailing where MSC Meraviglia will reposition to Miami, Florida.
Rick Sasso, chairman of MSC Cruises USA, said:
“New York has been a market that MSC Cruises has been exploring for a number of years. We are thrilled that for the first time in MSC Cruises history we are now able to offer sailings from this important region and meet the expectations of both our travel agent partners and guests.”
The Big Apple will be the place to be when MSC Meraviglia sails from New York. MSC has posted details of the itineraries which you’ll want to check below:
10-Night Sailings Departing from New York
October 8, 2019: The first of the two 10-night sailings from New York will tour stunning Canadian destinations during the region’s most colorful time of year. Cruisers can explore the fall hues in Sydney, Nova Scotia; Corner Brook, Newfoundland; Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; and an overnight stay in Quebec City, Quebec, before returning to New York.
October 18, 2019: The second 10-night sailing for MSC Meraviglia departing from New York will explore Canada as well as the New England region, with ports of call in Bar Harbor, Maine; Saint John, New Brunswick; Halifax, Nova Scotia; Sydney, Nova Scotia; Portland, Maine; and Boston, Massachusetts.
Prices start at $799 per person plus $25 shipboard credit, WiFi and a mealtime drink package.
13-Night Sailing Departing from New York to Miami
October 28, 2019: MSC Meraviglia’s final sailing from New York will journey to Miami through the Caribbean on a 13-night sailing. Guests can experience picturesque Caribbean destinations like Philipsburg, St. Maarten; Fort de France, Martinique; Bridgetown, Barbados; Saint George, Grenada; Willemstad, Curaçao; and Oranjestad, Aruba, before arriving in Miami.
Prices start at $999 per person plus $25 shipboard credit, WiFi and a mealtime drink package.
Watch out Miami!
Miami is about to get a whole lot bigger with three large cruise ships from MSC Cruises set to operate from the port. MSC Meraviglia will join the newly delivered MSC Seaside and MSC Divina which has already been based from the port for a while already.
MSC Meraviglia will sail week-long cruises departing every Sunday from PortMiami. The ship will sail two different Western Caribbean itineraries, with the first calling at Jamaica, Cayman Islands, Mexico and the Bahamas, and the second itinerary will stop in Mexico, Honduras, Belize and the Bahamas.