Mega Cruise Ship Just Months Away from U.S. Arrival
One of the largest cruise ships in the world operated by MSC Cruises is just months away from arriving in the United States for the very first time.
MSC Meraviglia is Coming!
MSC Meraviglia which joined the cruise line in 2017 will soon be sailing from the U.S. and offering a first chance experience for the North American cruise market. The vessel will sail cruises out of New York and Miami starting in October. The ship will then return to Europe in Spring 2020.
MSC Meraviglia will offer two different itineraries from the Manhattan Cruise Terminal in New York City starting in October 2019 and including calls in New England and Canada.
- October 8, 2019: 10-night sailing visiting Canadian ports of call including Sydney, Nova Scotia; Corner Brook, Newfoundland; Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; and Québec City, Quebec for an overnight stay. Prices start at $1,229 per person for a balcony stateroom.
- October 18, 2019: 10-night sailing visiting New England and Canadian ports of call including Bar Harbor, Maine; St. John, New Brunswick; Halifax, Nova Scotia; Sydney, Nova Scotia; Portland, Maine; and Boston, Massachusetts. Prices start at $1,169 per person for a balcony stateroom.
The ship will also sail a 13-night repositioning cruise from Manhattan for the final time down south to the cruise capital of the world of Miami, Florida. Prices start at $1,559 per person for a balcony stateroom.
The voyage will depart on October 28 and will include calls at Philipsburg, St. Maarten; Fort de France, Martinique; Bridgetown, Barbados; Saint George, Grenada; Willemstad, Curaçao; Oranjestad, Aruba; and Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve which is the cruise line’s own private island fully opening in November 2019.
MSC Meraviglia will then spend the remainder of her time in the U.S. sailing Caribbean cruises out of PortMiami. The first voyage from the port will depart on November 10 and include calls at Costa Maya, Belize, Roatan and MSC’s private destination in the Bahamas Ocean Cay. The vessel will remain based at Miami until Spring 2020.
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The ship which is the first in her class is 171,598 gross tons and is among the top 10 largest cruise ships in the world. She has a passenger capacity of over 4,400 at double occupancy along with 1,400 crew members.