Whilst we’re all familiar with the great deals surrounding Black Friday, MSC Cruises, the world’s largest privately owned cruise line are instead asking you to think ‘sea blue’ this week and book a cruise with their great Black Friday deals.

The cruise line visits over 211 ports of call in 83 countries every year, so there really is something for everyone. With their week long Black Friday promotion offering a Premium Drinks Packages included on all bookings made on the Fantastica experience it’s also great value for money. The promotion begins this Monday 25th November 2019 and runs until 2nd December 2019.

As well as a great drinks package included, earlier this year MSC Cruises announced that service charges would be included as part of the ticket price shown at the time of booking. With service charge and all food and drinks included, you can spend the summer exploring the Mediterranean for as little as £88 per day, with no extra costs, so there really is no excuse to hold off booking your next holiday.

Here’s 5 adventures we think you’ll love and remember all prices include all food, drinks and service charge, so it’s drinks on us to celebrate!

Mini break for under £159pp

Depart from Hamburg on the 19th April and spend three nights onboard the beautiful MSC Preziosa. Spend one day at sea exploring the ship, with its 12 bars and 7 restaurants making sure you make the most of your drinks included offer. Spend the day in Le Havre in France’s Normandy region where you can explore the famous André Malraux Museum of Modern Art or check out local bars and restaurants sampling freshly caught seafood. Return to the ship and set sail for Southampton where you will disembark the ship meaning no need to fly home and plenty of room for shopping. This 3 night cruise is perfect for a group of friends or a couple looking to escape for a mini break.

Visit 6 East Med hotspots for £619pp

Set sail from Bari, one of Italy’s classics, on 18th October and indulge on a seven night break exploring the Eastern Mediterranean’s trendiest destinations on board MSC Opera, a ship designed for those looking to spend as much time as possible exploring ashore. Transfer to a Gondola once you arrive in Venice for the ultimate couples day out, followed by a visit to the Kotor Cathedral, located in the Montenegrin capital’s historical town centre. More Instagrammable moments await as the sailing visits the white backdrops of Santorini and Mykonos, followed by the cultural hotspot, Cefalonia. This break is ideal for those in search of culture in some of the Mediterranean’s most exclusive destinations.

Summer Family fun for everyone, adults from £1059pp, kids aged 2 -17 from £219pp, kids under 2 go FREE

If you’re looking to keep the kids busy, as well as having lots on offer for mum and dad, a seven night cruise through the Mediterranean onboard MSC Seaview, gives you the perfect balance between must-see history in ports like Civitavecchia for Rome or visit popular Beach spots in Palma de Mallorca. All kids clubs are included in the cruise price and with activities available all day every day for kids aged 3-17, it will be hard to drag them away from the state of the art kids club to explore the rest of the ship. Whilst the kids are kept entertained by our qualified kids club staff parents can enjoy a visit to the Aurea Spa or one of the ships 17 bars and lounges. A perfect summer holiday for a multi-generational family looking for something for everyone. Cruise departs June 2020.

Explore the fjords in style from your Balcony cabin from £959pp

MSC Meraviglia, the ship for all seasons, will return to Northern Europe for cruises throughout summer 2020. Departing from Denmark’s capital on Sunday 10th May gives you the chance to spend the weekend in the coastal city before embarking on your cruise. Take in the fantastic views as you sail from fjord to fjord, the best way to explore these natural wonders. Perfect for those looking for unforgettable views and once in a lifetime experiences.

Classic Caribbean for less. Prices from £639pp

During 2020, the iconic MSC Seaside will continue her reign in the Caribbean sailing seven-night itineraries from Miami. A must for any cruiser or sunshine lover, the sailing brings together the Caribbean’s best bits. Experience authentic Latin flavour on Mexico’s Caribbean coast in Cozumel, where a humble fried fish will top off any beach lunch or travel back thousands of years when visiting the regions local archaeological sites. For a rhythmic vibe, a port call in Ocho Rios will no doubt spark the dancer in anyone, while the idyllic surroundings of George Town in the Cayman Islands and Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve in the Bahamas will show you that little slice of heaven. A perfect summer holiday for those couples looking to unwind further afield. Cruise departs 12th September 2020.

To find out more information, or to book a cruise visit www.msccruises.co.uk, call our contact centre on 0203 426 3010 or contact your travel agent.

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Forever grateful – Claire Harris xx