MSC Cruises: Stay & Play in the Emirates

International travel may be back on the agenda, but you need not restrict yourself to a long-haul flight when travelling to and from Europe.

MSC Cruises offers a range of 7-night cruises from the Emirates to take advantage of an extended stopover in Dubai & Abu Dhabi, UAE or Doha, Qatar.

No need to worry about jet lag with a cruise at the beginning or the end of the main event. Both Dubai & Abu Dhabi are only four hours behind Australia and four hours ahead of Europe, so you can start adapting whilst you’re still en-route.

Cruising the Arabian Gulf makes you feel like a VIP. With abundant shopping, first-rate cultural attractions and outdoor activities, cruising brings an affordable element to a region that can be on the expensive side.

The Arabian Gulf is a wonderful combination of ultramodern glamour and ancient Arabic traditions. You’ll experience traditional and genuine hospitality and haggling in the souks is good-natured.  The Arabian Gulf feels like one big melting pot, with ex-pats from all over the world enjoying life here.

Even in January, the Arabian Gulf is warm enough for pleasant sightseeing.  Visit Sir Bani Yas Island, a nature reserve home to more than 10,000 animals, experience a desert safari, visit a camel farm or the Falcon Hospital in Abu Dhabi or shop till you drop in the modern shopping malls or ancient souks.  Not to forget the dazzling beaches offering kayaking and other water sports.  There is something for everyone to relax and unwind.

From only $1,034 per person, MSC Opera sails from 27 November 2022 to 9 April 2023. Over 7-nights unwind as you explore Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Sir Bani Yas Island in the UAE and Muscat & Khasab in Oman.  Embark in either Dubai, Doha & Abu Dhabi to accommodate your choice of airline.

MSC Cruises new ship MSC World Europa sails from 24 December 2022 to 18 March 2023 with calls to Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Sir Bani Yas Island in the UAE, Doha in Qatar and Damman in Saudi Arabia.  Priced from $1,244 per person for a 7-night cruise. Embark in either Dubai, Doha & Abu Dhabi to accommodate your choice of airline.

Book your choice of 7-night cruise by 30 November 2022 and enjoy unlimited drinks with the Easy Plus Drink package, WiFi and $100 on board credit per person.  On selected sailings children under 18-years of age cruise free, only paying port charges of $175 each and drinks are also included.

Future Cruise Credits are welcome.

Call AU 1300 028 502, NZ 0508 4278 473 or visit



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