FLORIDA TO ITALY TRANSATLANTIC CruiseTOUR aboard MSC Divina

03/14/2019 - 04/04/2019

22-day CruiseTOUR from $1759 with $249 LOW-cost AIR!

52 GREAT TRIPS... So Much Included! LOW-cost Air from $99, Most Meals, Cancellation Travel Protection PLUS Cancel For ANY Reason, Escorted, MORE!

…One of 52 GREAT TRIPS

FLORIDA TO ITALY TRANSATLANTIC

aboard MSC Divina

 

FREE Florida Pier Transfers ~ Miami ~ 2 days New York ~ 2 days Bermuda ~ 2 days Ponta Delgada, Azores ~ 2 days Lisbon ~ Malaga & Costa del Sol, Spain ~ Valencia, Spain ~ Marseille & French Riviera ~ Genoa & Italian Riviera ~ Milan ~ Optional 8 Day Best of Italy Post Tour ~

 

SO MUCH Is Included! ~ LOW-cost Air Add on Cities from just $249 ~ FREE Travel & Cancellation Travel Protection PLUS Cancel For ANY Reason option ~ FREE Meal Package ~ FREE Escorted Experience ~ And so much more!

 

22 Day FLORIDA TO ITALY TRANSATLANTIC CruiseTOUR from just $1759. LOW-cost Air is available from Many USA cities!  This amazing trip is a 52 GREAT TRIPS EXCLUSIVE and SO MUCH is Included! You will fly (LOW-COST AIR) to South Florida (and return from Milan). Your leisurely paced CruiseTOUR features your comprehensive Trip Cancellation & Interruption Protection Plan PLUS Cancel For ANY Reason Option (FREE TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN) and already free to make this a worry-free vacation. All Transfers are included (FREE TRANSFERS) in Italy.  

 

Enjoy an exciting 21 Day cruise aboard MSC Divina. Best of all no need to worry about planning meals as you enjoy Breakfast & Dinner daily (FREE MEAL PACKAGE) while in Italy.  Enjoy the best of Genoa & Milan.

 

You can even add an optional 8-day pre tour of Best of Italy including Venice & Florence & Rome. This CruiseTOUR is the ABSOLUTE BEST VALUE for a first-class experience.  This is the ONLY 2019 departure so we recommend you act fast!
 

TAB: ITINERARY
 

TRIP ITINERARY: Departs March 14, 2019

 

Day 1 | Fly to South Florida - Transfers from Florida City to Miami

 

Florida guests will enjoy FREE transfers from select cities to the Miami pier.  Residents of Dade & Broward County will enjoy transfers from their home to the Miami pier. < NOTE FOR FLORIDA RESIDENTS: to have a transfer from from Select Florida Cities to the Miami Pier you must select that pick up city or select NO TRANSPORTATION provided. >

 

Day 2 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 3 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 4 | Cruising: New York - Special two day port

 

8 am.  Sailing in or out of New York Harbor is an unforgettable experience -- your ship glides past the familiar skyline and, of course, the Statue of Liberty. New York offers an endless array of things to do: Visit fabulous museums, window-shop along Fifth Avenue, stroll Central Park, ride to the 86th-floor observatory of the Empire State Building or catch a Broadway show. Or, soak up the sights and sounds of one of its neighborhoods, whether it's avant-garde Greenwich Village, stylish SoHo, bustling Chinatown or the fashionable Upper West Side.

 

Day 5 | Cruising: New York

 

6 pm.  Another full day to enjoy the world’s most exciting city.

 

Day 6 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 7 | Cruising: Kings Wharf, Bermuda - Special two day port

 

9 am.  King's Wharf, part of the Royal Naval Dockyard, has something for everyone. Sample typical island food and stroll through the shops or the Dock yard's Maritime Museum. Sail the clear waters of Hamilton Sound. Find works by local artists at the Bermuda Arts Centre. If that's not enough, a snorkel park and water-sport facility offer hours of activities to the adventurous.

 

Day 8 | Cruising: Kings Wharf, Bermuda

 

6 pm.  Another full day to enjoy this beautiful island.

 

Day 9 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 10 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 11 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 12 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 13 | Cruising: Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal - Special two day port

 

8 am.  One of nine Azores Islands sitting in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, Ponta Delgada has a lush landscape that produces such unexpected flora as camellias, azaleas, hydrangeas and flame-colored wild ginger lilies. Hot springs and geysers that spew clouds of sulfurous smoke may be natural safety valves that have kept the volcanoes relatively quiet since the 17th century.

 

Day 14 | Cruising: Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal

 

1 pm.  Another full day to enjoy this beautiful island.

 

Day 15 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 16 | Cruising: Lisbon, Portugal - Special two day port

 

9 am.  Classic squares and boulevards and extravagant castles and cathedrals make for some striking photographs in this stately Portugal city on the Tagus River. Tourists can savor the sights from St. George's Castle or from one of many overlooks. Excursions often feature the monument to Prince Henry the Navigator, a visit to the ancient Alfama district, a stop at Sintra National Palace and the Royal Palace at Queluz, and a port wine tasting.

 

Day 17 | Cruising: Lisbon, Portugal

 

6 am.  Enjoy a fabulous overnight in this beautiful capital.

 

Day 18 | Cruising: Malaga & Costa del Sol, Spain

 

7 am - 2 pm.  Malaga is a peaceful port on Spain's famous Costa del Sol. Visitors can spend time in the seaside cafes and stroll the palm-lined waterfront. The Moorish fortresses and the Museo de Bellas Artes, home to some of Picasso's paintings, are among the most prominent attractions here. An excursion to the interior offers views of the mountain villages of Mijas and the grand Alhambra castle.

 

Day 19 | Cruising: Valencia, Spain

 

9 am - 3 pm.  Everyone who visits Valencia must try the famous specialty of the area, paella, a saffron-flavored Spanish dish made with varying combinations of rice, vegetables, meat, chicken and seafood. Sights of the town include the Cathedral and Chapel of the Holy Chalice, Basilica de la Virgen de los Desamparados, the city hall, the old "Casa Ensenanza" and the Central Market.

 

Day 20 | Cruising: Marseille & French Riviera

 

12 noon - 6 pm.  The second largest city in France and the largest commercial port, Marseilles was once considered the gateway to the Mediterranean. Marseilles is cosmopolitan and vibrant, with its picturesque old port, medieval-village-style neighborhoods, downtown shopping and world renowned seafood. One can climb to 162 meters above sea level to visit the church of the patron saint of sailors, Notre Dame de La Garde. Or admire the cliffs that inspired Cezanne's "Estaque." Or visit nearby Treille to pay homage to the writer Marcel Pagnol. Marseilles' picturesque coastline beckons with beautiful beaches and opportunities for hiking, rock climbing, swimming and snorkeling.

 

Day 21 | Arrive Genoa  / Transfer to Milan

 

Italy's largest port is often described as a city of layers. The lower layer is the harbor area with its ships, dance halls and bars; the middle layer comprises the colorful shops and restaurants, the opera house and the Via Garibaldi; and the upper layer is a crest of hills etched with winding roads. Most city tours visit the house where Christopher Columbus was born, the Cathedral of San Lorenzo and the largest medieval quarter in Europe. Upon arrival FREE TRANSFERS are included from Genoa pier to your hotel. Upon arrival you check into your first class (3 star) Milan hotel, Holiday Inn Express Milan Malpensa (or similar). You may upgrade to deluxe (4-star airport area) Crown Plaza Milan Malpensa (or similar) for just $49. Tonight, enjoy farewell dinner in Milan.

 

Day 22 |  FREE or Low-cost Air USA to Milan

 

Breakfast is included this morning. Fly from Milan to Select USA cities.

 

Post Tour - BEST OF ITALY  / Venice & Tuscany & Rome /  featuring BREAKFAST & DINNER DAILY IN ITALY!

8 Days / 7 Nights – April 3 - 10, 2019

$1199 Double, $1799 Single, $1099 3rd/4th

(Upgrade to deluxe 4-star city center accommodations in Venice & Florence for $349 Double, $798 Single, $299 3rd/4th).

 

Day 1 | Arrive Genoa  / Venice and Transfer to Venice hotel

Upon arrival FREE TRANSFERS are included from Genoa Pier to Venice.  Your scenic journey will take you across the famous Dolomites & Italian Alps.  Upon arrival you check into your first class (3 star) Venice hotel, Hotel Dell’Opera (or similar). You may upgrade to deluxe (4-star city center) Hotel Giorgione (or similar).  Dinner is included tonight. (NOTE: guests will not stay in Milan with other guests and travel directly to Venice.)

 

Day 2 | Venice Sightseeing

Breakfast is included this morning. Venice is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.  Today enjoy a tour that features world famous St Mark's Square, the Grand Canal, Rialto Bridge and more.  The afternoon is available for you own pursuits. Dinner is included tonight.

 

Day 3 | Venice to Tuscany

Breakfast is included this morning. Today you take a scenic journey south leaving Venice and into Tuscany.  This is considered the most beautiful region of Italy. You arrive in the lovely village of Montecatini in the heart of Tuscany. Upon arrival check into the first class (3 star) Hotel Byron (or similar).  You may upgrade to the deluxe (4-star city center) Hotel Royal Palace (or similar). Welcome to home of the Renaissance. Dinner is included tonight.

 

Day 4 | Florence Sightseeing

Breakfast is included this morning. Florence is an artists dream and you enjoy it with a comprehensive tour today including the main square, the 2nd largest cathedral in Europe, the famous bridge over the River Po and much more.  The afternoon is free for your own leisure pursuits. Dinner is included tonight.

 

Day 5 | Tuscany at leisure

Breakfast is included this morning. Today you have a full day to enjoy Tuscany.  Perhaps a trip to Pisa and the Leaning Tower or the unique mountain-to-sea villages of Cinque Terra.  Dinner is included tonight.

 

Day 6 | Florence to Rome

Today continue south as you travel across beautiful Tuscany.  It won’t be long until your arrival in ancient Rome. Upon arrival you check into your first class (3 star) Rome hotel, Relais Argentina (or similar). You may upgrade to deluxe (4-star city center) Palladium Palace (or similar). Tonight, enjoy dinner in Rome.

 

Day 7 | Rome & Sightseeing

 

Breakfast is included this morning.  Today you enjoy a tour of this magical city.  Rome is the cradle of ancient civilization. You tour will show you the best of Ancient Rome and Vatican City.  The afternoon is free for your own pursuits.. Tonight, farewell dinner is included.

 

Day 8 | Fly Rome to USA  

Breakfast is included. Transfer to the Rome airport for your flight home.  

 

PRICING

CruiseTOUR RATES:

Rates from $1759

Rates are per person based on double occupancy.

Government taxes & fees of $258.23 are additional.

 

All categories are available aboard the ship.  SPECIAL PERKS including On Board Credit, Dining Upgrades, Beverage Packages, Free On-Board Gratuities may be available.  Your travel agent can assist you with details.

 

Rates are valid for: March 14, 2019 departure  

 

Rates were valid on March 27, 2018 and are subject to change

 

PAYMENTS: $800 PP deposit due upon booking. Final Payment due 120 days prior to departure.  If there are any additional airfare charges or any Travel Protection supplements they must be paid at time of deposit

 

CANCELLATION PENALTIES: Deposit is non-refundable, 120 - 91 days prior 50%, 90 - 61 days prior 75%, Within 60 days 100%

 

TAB: INCLUSIONS

 

WHAT’S INCLUDED & what’s not included…

 

SO MUCH IS INCLUDED! Just compare 52 Great Trips with the competition and find out all of the value you receive.  No wasted time, no tricks, no long planning and hassle-free travel.  We are passionate about this experience and that is why this looks different than anything you have ever seen before. 52 Great Trips has included all of the essential cost for your vacation so you can enjoy a worry-free experience.  (note: items of a personal nature like drinks, shopping, gratuities and the like are not included.)

 

LOW-COST AIRFARE AVAILABLE: See air chart below. You already know, that getting to the cruise or destination requires expensive travel arrangements.  LOW-cost Air is already offered in your 52 Great Trips price.  And that even includes your arrival and departure transfers.  Compare how much more it would cost you if you had to purchase air and transfers on your own. This saves you HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS! Upgrade to 52 PREMIUM AIR and you can select the number of stops, the times, the airlines, or any flight preferences at prevailing air supplements. This option is VERY HIGHLY recommended to get your EXACT flight preferences. Ask your agent for details.

 

Low-cost Air Add On:  add $249 for Miami, Orlando, Tampa. add $349 for Chicago, New York. West Palm Beach. add $399 for Atlanta, Charlotte, Jacksonville, Philadelphia. add $449 for Baltimore, Birmingham, Boston, Buffalo, Cleveland, Columbus OH, Detroit, Hartford, Indianapolis, Louisville, Milwaukee, Nashville, New Orleans, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, Richmond, Washington. add $499 for Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Memphis, Oklahoma City, San Antonio, St Louis. add $549 for Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland OR, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Seattle. NOTE: all rates are per person.

 

Transfers Are Available Even If You Don’t Participate in our Low-cost Air Program:  You may purchase round-trip transfers in Rome and South Florida for just $69 per person.  You must provide your exact air schedule no later than 60 days prior to trip departure.

FREE TRANSFERS FROM SELECT FLORIDA CITIES TO MIAMI PIER:  Guests with USA air cities (not Florida) you will be transferred from local airport to Miami pier.  Residents of Broward & Dade County will be transferred from your home residence to the Miami pier. Florida residents will be transferred from select Florida cities to the Miami Pier.  If you do not wish a transfer you must select NO TRANSFER.  Otherwise transfers will be provided from your choice of Boca Raton, Clearwater, Daytona Beach, Ft Myers, Fort Pierce, Leesburg, Melbourne, Naples, New Port Richey, Ocala, Orlando, Port Charlotte,  Sarasota, St Petersburg, Stuart, Sun City Center, Tampa, Venice, Vero Beach, The Villages, West Palm Beach.

MSC DIVINA: Special 20-night cruise aboard MSC DIVINA sailing from Miami to Genoa. SPECIAL PERKS including On Board Credit, Dining Upgrades, Beverage Packages, Free On-Board Gratuities may be available.  Your travel agent can assist you with details. NOTE: Certain categories include special benefits include alcohol beverages and even unlimited alcohol.  ASK YOU AGENT FOR DETAILS.

 

FIRST CLASS (3 Star) HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS: 1 nights Milan are included. You can upgrade to deluxe 4-star Malpensa Airport accommodations just $49 per person Double, $98 per person Single, $29 per person 3rd/4th. NOTE:  all rates are per person.

 

FREE MEAL PACKAGE: Most Meals including ALL Breakfasts, and ALL Dinners. The cost of meals while you are traveling is a substantial cost.  That is already included in your 52 GREAT TRIPS price.  Most meals are already planned for.  Compare how much more it would cost you if you had to purchase this FREE program already included. This saves you HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS! Meal package is not included with Pre & Post tours.

 

SIGHTSEEING as outlined in itinerary on the ITINERARY Tab. Every effort has been made to include all the “must see” attractions in each destination, yet provide time for individual exploration.

 

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:  There are some things that are not possible to include.  Items of a personal nature (like beverages, shopping, gratuities and the like) are NOT included in your price.  Also travel components (like currency conversion, air departures taxes departing a foreign country, local taxes and on-site resort fees in some some cities that can’t be pre-paid, VISA’s, passport application, airline baggage fees and the like) are NOT included in your price.


 

TAB: PACKAGE DETAILS

 

WHAT IS ’52 GREAT TRIPS’ ALL ABOUT…

SO MUCH IS INCLUDED! Just compare 52 Great Trips with the competition and find out all of the value you receive.  No wasted time, no tricks, no long planning and hassle-free travel.  We are passionate about this experience and that is why this looks different than anything you have ever seen before. 52 Great Trips has included all of the essential cost for your vacation so you can enjoy a worry-free experience.  (note: items of a personal nature like drinks, shopping, gratuities and the like are not included.)

 

FREE CANCELLATION & INTERRUPTION TRAVEL PROTECTION Plus CANCEL FOR ANY REASON TRAVEL PROTECTION SUPPLEMENT*: 52 Great Trips takes the worry out of travel because ALL of our guests already have Trip Cancellation & Interruption Travel Protection and is FREE. This is so critically important for your peace of mind for your vacation experience.  Cancel for Work-related Reasons (including loss of job)  trip protection FREE (up to the value of the trip cost including work-related reasons in addition to job loss). Cancellation trip protection FREE (up to the value of the trip cost).Travel interruption trip protection FREE (up to 150% of Trip Cost). Emergency medical and evacuation & Repatriation trip protection FREE (up to $250,000)..  Baggage & Personal Effects travel protection FREE (up to $1500).  Travel Delay travel protection FREE (up to $750). Missed connections travel protection FREE (up to $500).  Baggage delay travel protection FREE (up to $400). Non-medical Emergency Evacuation FREE (up to $150,000). Accident & Sickness Medical Expense travel protection FREE (up to $50,000). And more.  Compare how much more it would cost you if you had to purchase this free program already provided FREE. This saves you HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS!  (benefits include Worldwide Emergency Assistance.) See TRAVEL INSURED trip protection policy statement for exact details and benefit limits.) TRAVEL INSURED is one of America’s most respected Travel Insurance Providers and provides you peace of mind while traveling. Please see your Travel Protection Policy coverage limits and descriptions for complete details.  This document contains highlights of the travel protection plan. The plan contain insurance benefits underwritten by the United States Fire Insurance Company. The plans also contain non-insurance Travel Assistance Services that are provided by an independent organization.  Coverages may vary and not all coverage is available in all jurisdictions.

 

TRAVEL PROTECTION POLICY DETAILS:  Your FREE policy will include coverage of your total invoice for $1501 to $2000 per person.  ADD CANCEL FOR ANY REASON PROTECTION FOR JUST $57 (*NOT available for residents of New York)

If you purchase services that exceed this amount you can add to the travel protection amount with the following low-cost add on:            

    $2001 - $2500 per person    $35 supplement     + $20 Cancel for ANY REASON

    $2501 - $3000 per person    $70 supplement     + $40 Cancel for ANY REASON

    $3001 - $3500 per person    $105 supplement   + $60  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $3501 - $4000 per person    $140 supplement   + $80  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $4001 - $4500 per person    $175 supplement   + $100  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $4501 - $5000 per person    $210 supplement   + $120  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $5001 - $5500 per person    $245 supplement   + $140  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $5501 - $6000 per person    $280 supplement   + $160  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $6001 - $6500 per person    $315 supplement   + $180  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $6501 - $7000 per person    $350 supplement   + $200  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $7001 - $7500 per person    $385 supplement   + $220  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $7501 - $8000 per person    $420 supplement   + $240  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $8001 - $8500 per person    $455 supplement   + $260  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $8501 - $9000 per person    $490 supplement   + $280  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $9001 - $8500 per person    $525 supplement   + $300  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $9501 - $10000 per person $560 supplement + $320  Cancel for ANY REASON

 

CANCEL FOR ANY REASON TRAVEL PROTECTION*:  You may add at an additional cost optional CANCEL FOR ANY REASON TRAVEL PROTECTION. This gives you protection regardless of your reason for cancellation.  This addition provides coverage of 75% of the nonrefundable trip cost. Trip cancellation must be 48 hours or more prior to scheduled departure. CFAR must be purchased at the time of the plan purchase and within 14 days of your initial trip deposit.   Please see your Travel Protection Policy coverage limits and descriptions for complete details. *NOT available for residents of New York.

 

52 GREAT TRIPS TOUR ESCORT, Tour Manager or Host: Having a local expert is of great value and with our travel experience you will have it.  Having an experienced local expert to ensure the smooth operation of the trip, answer your individual questions and be of assistance in the event of an emergency is of great value. Compare how much more it would cost if you had to purchase this free program already included. (see FAQ policy description for full details.)

 

GUESTS WORLDWIDE CAN PARTICIPATE: Airfare is available to South Florida and from Rome from many USA and other gateways to participate in this trip.  We can provide hotel & transfers before or after the tour. Ask your 52 Great Trips agent for details.

 

LEISURELY PACED TRAVEL EXPERIENCES ARE ALREADY INCLUDED: While many trips shuttle their guest from destination to destination, the 52 Great Trips philosophy is to offer a more leisure paced tour to ensure an in-depth experience for our guest.  So many of our competitors have one-night stays and move your Cruise or CruiseTour along too fast. With 52 Great Trips your travel experience will be a journey under the philosophy of taking your time.  Have the time to enjoy where you are visiting. Compare what they do versus this program already included.

 

TAB: FAQ

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

Escort or Host: Either way you are going to get local knowledge on the destination you are visiting.  We provide a special 52 Great Trips Escort that travels with you on the included land portion of the trip when there is a minimum of 30 guests.  If there are less, then we provide a local host that provides that same experience. Either way, you are going to enjoy a personal and intimate experience with local experts of the region you are visiting. Optional Pre & Post tours are hosted.

 

FREE Meal Package: A core philosophy of 52 Great Trips is to be inclusive with meals.  This means providing Breakfast & Dinner daily on the tour portion of your tour. This will be provided as a planned meal or in some instances as a credit to allow you choice (depending on the convenience for our guests in the destination we are visiting).  Optional Pre & Post tours do not include meals to provide you the maximum amount of freedom of choice.

 

Travel Protection Program: 52 Great Trips is very unique in that your trip travel protection program is free.  Pre-existing condition is waived with your deposit. Your enrollment is automatic with participation in our group travel program.  The premium is included for the base cost of the Tour or CruiseTour. Your Travel Protection includes Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Travel Delay, Baggage & Personal Effects Coverage, Accident & Sickness Medical Expense Coverage, Emergency Evacuation & Repatriation Coverage, and world-wide assistance from Travel Insured.  See the trip protection plan policy for complete details of coverage. IF you would like to increase your trip protection coverage contact Travel Insured or your travel agent for exact details. 52 Great Trips HIGHLY recommends the addition of CANCEL FOR ANY REASON optional supplement.


What’s Not Included:  There are some things that are not possible to include.  Items of a personal nature (like beverages, shopping, gratuities and the like) are NOT included in your price.  Also travel components (like currency conversion, air departures taxes departing a foreign country, local taxes and on-site resort fees in some some cities that can’t be prepaid, VISA’s, passport application, airline baggage fees and the like) are NOT included in your price.




 

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