MSC Has Special Rates for AARP Members, Family Cruisers

MSC Poesia in NYC

MSC Cruises has special deals for AARP members and family cruisers. Here, the MSC Poesia, during its first call at New York City’s port (© 2010 Karen Rubin/news-photos-features.com).

AARP Members Save over 50% on Positioning Cruises

MSC Cruises is making available to AARP members savings of more than 50 percent with rates from $859 per person on select itineraries in its Distinctive Collection featuring positioning sailings from various locations all over the world. Positioning itineraries depart from and arrive in different ports and offer an array of cities in many countries typically unavailable on cruises.

Pre- and post-cruise stays and excursions are available at an additional cost. Kids 11 and younger cruise free when sharing a stateroom with two adults.

These special rates for AARP members are available on select sailings. Positioning cruise itinerary highlights include:

Restrictions apply. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer or promotion including standard AARP member offers.

Third/Fourth Person Cruise Free on Fall Foliage Cruises until July 31

Third/fourth adults and kids 17 and younger cruise free when sharing a stateroom for select fall foliage, Canada/New England cruises onboard MSC Poesia; reduced rates begin at $599 per person, double occupancy through July 31.

This latest promotion offers affordable rates for guests of all ages to recognize the beauty and charm offered at the ports along the Canada and New England coastline.

Fall foliage cruises vary from 6-10-nights and depart from New York City and Quebec City.  Prices listed below are per person based upon double occupancy with third/fourth person in stateroom cruising free-of-charge. Government fees and taxes for all guests in stateroom are additional.

  • 10-night “Dazzling Fall Foliage” cruise roundtrip from New York City and calling in Sydney, Nova Scotia; Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; Quebec City, Quebec; Halifax, Nova Scotia; Newport, Rhode Island; and New York, New York.  September 22; rates begin at $999; was $1,399 for a $400 savings (plus $72.90 pp.);
  • 7-night “Scenic Splendors of Fall” cruise from New York City and calling in Halifax, Nova Scotia; Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; Corner Brook, Newfoundland; and Quebec City, Quebec; October 2; rates begin at $699; was $999 for a $300 savings (plus $78.50 pp.);
  • 7-night “Captivating Colors of Canada” cruise from New York City and calling in Halifax, Nova Scotia; Sydney, Nova Scotia; Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; and Quebec City, Quebec. October 16; rates begin at $719; was $999 for a $280 savings (plus $79.25 pp.);
  • 9-night “Autumn Leaves to Palm Trees,” cruise from Quebec City and calling in Sydney, Nova Scotia; Boston, Massachusetts; Newport, Rhode Island; New York, New York; and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. October 23; rates begin at $849; was $1,199 for a $350 savings (plus $102.40 pp.);
  • 6-night “Maple Leaves & Mansions” cruise from Quebec City and calling in Sydney, Nova Scotia; Boston, Massachusetts; Newport, Rhode Island; and New York, New York. October 23; rates begin at $599; was $899 for a savings of $300 (plus $81.40 pp.).

MSC Cruises has the most modern fleet in the world with 11 ships: MSC Magnifica, MSC Splendida and MSC Fantasia, MSC Poesia, MSC Orchestra, MSC Musica, MSC Sinfonia, MSC Armonia, MSC Opera, MSC Lirica and MSC Melody. The fleet cruises year round in the Mediterranean and seasonally in Northern Europe, the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean, US and Canada, (Fall 2010), South America, the Indian Ocean, and South and West Africa.

For more information, visit www.MSCCruisesUSA.com, call 877-665-4655, or contact a local travel professional.

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