MSC Cruises Rewards Europe Cruisers With Caribbean $200 Shipboard Credit

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, May 14: Guests who book a European 2009 sailing with MSC Cruises by May 31, 2009 will receive a shipboard credit of up to $200 per stateroom that can be used on select Caribbean 2009-10 itineraries of MSC Poesia. U.S. and Canadian guests booking a European 2009 cruise will receive a $100 shipboard credit per person (or a maximum of $200 per stateroom). The shipboard credit can be used on the majority of MSC Poesia 2009-10 Caribbean sailings.

MSC Poesia will arrive in Fort Lauderdale Nov 10, 2009, after a 17-night transatlantic journey from Venice. The shipboard credit can be used on the following Caribbean itineraries:

  • 5-night sailings: Nov. 10, Nov 15 and Jan. 3
  • 10-night itineraries – beginning Nov 20
  • 7-night itineraries – a variety of itineraries Jan 16-April 10
  • 3-night Bahamas cruise, departing April 24

MSC Poesia features 1,275 staterooms, of which 80% are outside staterooms and 65% have a balcony. There will be 236,000 square feet of public space, 2 pools and 4 hot tubs, plus a 13,000-square-foot spa. Guests can select from four restaurants including a Sushi Bar alternative dining restaurant. Like her sister ships (MSC Musica and MSC Orchestra), MSC Poesia features sophisticated and elegant decor, attention to detail and the finest in international entertainment and Italian hospitality.

As with all MSC Cruises, kids 17 and younger sail free when sharing a stateroom with two full-fare-paying adults. For more information about MSC Cruises and this limited-time shipboard credit offer, visit or a local travel professional.