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Grand Voyage Venice to Dubai - 2nd passenger cruises for up to 50% off

2nd passenger cruises for up to 50% off

Friday, 2nd November 2018
MSC Lirica
MSC Cruises
Pricing is From and Per Person
Cabin Type Rate
Inside Cabin
     Companion NZ $1,315.00
Outside Cabin
     Companion NZ $1,815.00
     Companion NZ $2,165.00

Please note, while prices and inclusions are accurate at time of loading they are subject to change due to changes in cruise line policies and pricing and due to currency fluctuations. Currency surcharges may apply. Please check details of price and inclusions at time of booking.

Special Validity Dates

Special is valid from 13th April 2018 to 8th June 2018.

Special Inclusions

- 17 night cruise onboard MSC Lirica
- Main meals & entertainment onboard
- Port charges & government fees

- 2nd passenger cruises for up to 50% off*

Special Conditions

*Valid for sales until 08 Jun 2018, unless sold out prior. Prices are per person in NZD, based on twin share, inclusive of applicable discounts. Cruise deposit, amendment & cancellation conditions apply, check at time of booking. Valid for new bookings only. Offer is subject to availability & capacity controlled. Travel agent professional service fees where charged, will be additional to the advertised prices. Prices are for payment by cash, cheque or eftpos only. Credit card sales not permitted unless Travel Agent acts as a merchant. For full terms and conditions and cancellation fees please contact your local travel agent for more information. Trade enquiries via GO Holidays. Prices are based on lead-in stateroom categories, surcharges apply for other categories. Daily gratuities are not included and must be paid onboard at the conclusion of your cruise before disembarkation. Prices are correct at time of publication (13 Apr 2018) & are subject to change or may be withdrawn without prior notice. Inside pricing based on Fantastica Experience. Oceanview & Balcony pricing based on Wellness Experience. Further conditions apply.

Cruise Description

17 Night Cruise sailing from Venice to Dubai aboard MSC Lirica.

MSC Lirica brings you a distinctive cruise experience along classic lines, centred on elegance, comfort and hospitality in the finest traditions of MSC Cruises’ Mediterranean way of life.

An atmosphere of relaxed spaciousness pervades, with magnificent internal vistas from the foyer and unimpeded ocean views from the lounges’ floor-to-ceiling picture windows.

But you’ll also find an abundance of intimate spaces, like the swish Beverly Hills Bar or traditional English-style Lord Nelson Pub, the perfect haven for a pre-theatre drink. Modernity and tradition mingle on this ecological ship. TheBroadway Theatre is an ultramodern reinterpretation of traditional lines.
We’ve added spacious new cabins with balconies to delight our guests with superb panoramic views. We’ve enlarged the restaurant and buffet areas to serve up an even greater variety of culinary treats.

Highlights of this cruise:

The city of Venice sits at the top of the Adriatic Sea in the north east corner of Italy. It is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The city sits on 118 small islands in the Venetian Lagoon – a salt marsh. In the 12th century Venice became a city state and its location at the top of the Adriatic made it a key naval and commercial centre as well as a flourishing art centre.

Modern Venice is stunning and retains the wonderful history of this unique city. It is a city of museums, galleries, piazzas, palaces, churches and more. One visit isn’t enough to see all that Venice has to offer but visitors should try and see the Basilica San Marco and San Marco Square, the Doges Palace and the Gallerie dell'Accademia which houses some of Italy’s finest art treasures.

The port of Piraeus is one of the last old-style Mediterranean ports from where you can catch ferries to all of the Greek islands and travel a short distance to Greece's capital city Athens.

In the heart of the city lies the ancient Plaka district, with its honeycomb of streets, little shops - and tavernas that come alive at night. Situated on the north and east slopes of the Acropolis, it is rich with historic sites, such as ancient monuments and churches. Within Athens there are eight large hills, including the Acropolis, and on the outskirts, Mount Parnitha, Mount Pendeli and Mount Hymettos surround the city. A trip to Athens' most famous tourist attraction, the impressive Parthenon built on the Acropolis around 2,500 years ago, will be memorable to say the least.

There are an extraordinary number of historic tourist sights in Athens and many of these are known world-wide. Some of the top Athens attractions include the Agora - a grand, ruined Roman building, Hadrian's Arch - originally the city gate linking the Roman quarters with original town of Athens and the stunning Dionysos Theatre - the world's oldest theatre where many great plays have been performed over the years.

Aqaba is a Jordanian coastal city situated at the northeastern tip of the Red Sea. It is the largest city on the Gulf of Aqaba and Jordan's only coastal city. The city of Aqaba is the most southern part of Jordan and the capital of Aqaba Governorate.

Aqaba is one the major tourist attractions in Jordan, and famous for its warm water and rich marine life. It is best known today as a seaside and diving resort and also as a home for Jordan's mega projects.

Muscat is the capital of Oman. The Governorate consists of six wilayats: Muscat, Muttrah, Bowshar, A’Seeb, Al Amerat and Quriyat. The city lies on the Arabian Sea along the Gulf of Oman and is in the proximity of the strategic Straits of Hormuz.

Muscat is distinguished by the presence of citadels, forts, towers, walls, gates and historical houses. The city has numerous mosques including the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Ruwi Mosque and Zawawi Mosque. There are also a number of museums of interest in Muscat, including the Museum of Omani Heritage and the National Museum of Oman.

Khasab is a city in an exclave of Oman. It is the local capital of the Musandam peninsula. Khasab is located 500 kilometers (310 mi) from Muscat and is dubbed the "Norway of Arabia. It is a popular weekend destination for people living in the Emirates.

Khasab offers the perfect starting point to explore the unknown Musandam Peninsula and its special and unique traditions and culture. Attractions include the Khasab Castle which was by the Portuguese in the beginning of the 17th century until their retreat from the region. This castle which housed the Wali and his family in recent centuries and which once held prisoners, has been restored and transformed into a regional museum.

Dubai is one of the most modern cities in the world; this city was a fishing and pearling village less than 50 years ago. The architecture of its modern buildings and sky scrapers is the finest in the Middle East. Sightseeing within the city center is split mainly between Deira, on the right bank of the Dubai creek and historic Bur Dubai on the other bank. Deira, is home to the best shopping and is the business and commercial centre of the city. Bur Dubai has less of a bustling atmosphere and is home to a number of tourist attractions, including the Dubai Museum, Grand Mosque and Sheikh Saeed Al-Maktoum’s House.

Cruise Itinerary
Date Activity Arrive Depart
02/11/18 Venice, Italy 06:30 PM
03/11/18 At sea - -
04/11/18 Katakolon, Greece 08:00 AM 03:00 PM
05/11/18 Athens (Piraeus) Greece 07:30 AM 04:30 PM
06/11/18 Heraklion, Greece 08:00 AM 04:00 PM
07/11/18 Suez Canal
08/11/18 Suez Canal
09/11/18 Aqaba, Jordan 10:00 AM 06:00 PM
10/11/18 At sea - -
11/11/18 At sea - -
12/11/18 At sea - -
13/11/18 At sea - -
14/11/18 Salalah, Oman 09:00 AM 06:00 PM
15/11/18 At sea - -
16/11/18 Muscat, Oman 08:00 AM 05:00 PM
17/11/18 Khasab, Oman 09:00 AM 06:00 PM
18/11/18 Dubai, United Arab Emirates 08:00 AM overnight
19/11/18 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Itinerary may vary by sailing date and itineraries may be changed at the cruise lines discretion. Please check itinerary details at time of booking and before booking other travel services such as airline tickets.

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