Cruises are becoming more attractive for the South African budget traveller.
These travellers are cruising the seas without having to worry about forking out more money as the cruise rate includes accommodation, activities and food.
MSC Cruises revealed that the upcoming 2020/2021 season will include over 60 cruises that will depart from Cape Town or Durban ports. MSC Opera and MSC Musica will be homeported in Cape Town and Durban respectively from December 2020 to March 2021.
MSC Opera will offer 22 cruises next season, while the MSC Musica will offer 40 cruises. The upcoming season will increase its capacity by 50 000 people and passengers will choose from 8 different itineraries.
One of the highlights will be the 14-day New Year cruise around Southern Africa. The cruise will depart from Durban on December 26 and return on January 9. Stops to include Portuguese Island in Mozambique, Nosy Be in Madagascar, Port Victoria in Seychelles and Port Louis in Mauritius.