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MSC CRUISES NOW TO WELCOME ONLY VACCINATED GUESTS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Cruise line to extend vaccination requirement that exists in all other global markets all south african guests to take pcr covid-19 test prior to embarkation reinforced measures are part of msc cruises’ industry-leading health and safety protocol designed to adapt to the evolution of the pandemic ashore to ensure the maximum level of protection.

Johannesburg, South Africa, 1 December, 2021 – MSC Cruises South Africa today announced that all guests for its 2021/22 local cruise season must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in addition to the requirement to also take a PCR test before their scheduled embarkation date.

The measures have been put in place in light of the evolution of the pandemic ashore, including the new Omicron variant, and with the wellbeing of the cruise line’s guests as its number one priority.

MSC Cruises previously announced on 20 October it planned to welcome guests on board its South African sailings  who had been vaccinated against COVID-19 as well as unvaccinated but that this could be subject to change dependent on possible new health measures made by the South African government, as well as the evolution of the pandemic.

MSC Cruises aims to resume its South African sailings with the new health and safety measures on 6 December, 2021 with MSC Orchestra, a popular ship for South African holidaymakers.

Vaccination-only cruises are in place for all of MSC Cruises’ winter voyages in Europe, North America, South America, the Caribbean and the Middle East.

Ross Volk, Managing Director, MSC Cruises South Africa, said, “Our health and safety protocol has led the way in the industry not just because we were the first major cruise line to resume international operations in summer 2020 but also because of its flexibility to adapt to the evolution of the pandemic ashore. “This approach has reassured our guests, our crew and the destinations we visit all around the world.

 “South Africa is currently seeing an increase in infection rates ashore and to ensure the wellbeing of those on board our ship and at the communities we call, our preventative measures again demonstrates that health and safety is our number one priority.”

Enhanced Health and Safety Requirement for MSC Orchestra Guests

All guests older than 2 years old are required to provide a certificate of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours before embarkation

All guests who are 12 years old and above must be fully vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 vaccine, including Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson.

Guests will be considered vaccinated if they have received the full set of COVID-19 shots more than 14 days before the start of their holiday at sea.

Guests between the ages of 12 and 17 years will be considered fully vaccinated if they have received one dose of an accredited vaccine, which is in line with government regulations.

Unvaccinated guests aged between 2 and 11 who accompany vaccinated guests will have to undergo an antigen lateral flow test at the embarkation port at a cost of R300 per person.

The original test results and vaccination certificate must be presented at the cruise terminal before embarkation in either a paper or electronic format and must be in English.

The PCR test certificate must contain the guest’s personal data, date of the test, identification/contact details of the centre that performed the analysis, technique used, and negative test result.

Any existing guest who will not be fully vaccinated in time for their departure date can opt to either postpone their holiday with a voucher for a future cruise at a later date or request a refund.

MSC Cruises requires all guests to have an insurance policy that covers any COVID-19 related risks, including cancellation, repatriation and medical expenses. For guest’s convenience, the cost of the new MSC COVID-19 Protection Plan will be additionally charged and added to their cruise fare. It will provide coverage before, during and after their cruise. In collaboration with Hollard Insurance, the plan covers cancellation charges as well as medical and related transport expenses.

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DEPARTURE DATES – MSC CRUISES 2022-2023 SEASON from DURBAN and CAPE TOWN

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This season both the MSC Orchestra and the MSC SINFONIA will be in attendance. 

Kindly scroll down to view all the cruise departures for the 2022-2023 South African cruise season with MSC Cruises.

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A COVID-19 test or Passenger locator form (PLF) may still be necessary for national or international mobility requirement: it’s every guest’s responsibility to verify this requirement before departure. For more information, it is recommended to check your country’s authorities official channels.

Starting from October 1st 2021, MSC Cruises will only welcome Guests who are residents in the 26 European ‘Schengen’ countries (Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland) and Bulgaria, Romania, Cyprus, Croatia , USA, UK, Ireland and Israel. Certain restrictions will apply depending on the destinations. For more information, it is recommended to check your country’s competent authorities official channels. 

To ensure peace of mind, MSC Cruises requires all guests to have a specific and mandatory Covid-19 insurance policy to embark, covering against COVID-19 related risks, i.e cancellation, interruption, repatriation expenses, quarantine, medical assistance and related expenses, as well as hospitalization. Before finalizing a reservation, it is possible to add to the cruise the MSC COVID-19 Protection plan for Winter 21/22 cruises on this website. A proof of the specific COVID-19 coverage insurance policy – which must be in one of the following languages English, Italian, German, French or Spanish – must be presented at embarkation or boarding will be denied.

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Health screening of all guests in the cruise terminals will include a temperature check and a health questionnaire.To minimise congestion during embarkation, guests will be assigned a specific arrival time, which will be indicated on their cruise tickets. Guests are asked to respect the timing and will not be allowed to enter the terminal until their time slot.MSC Orchestra and MSC Sinfonia are equipped with a 24/7 Medical Centre staffed by professional doctors and nurses and have a contingency response plan agreed upon in collaboration with the relevant authorities ashore.Additional health and safety measures include increased sanitation protocols on board and other crew health requirements and checks.

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 – Symptoms i.e fever (higher than 37,5 C C / 99.5 F), cough, shortness of breath,chills, muscle/body aches, fatigue, headache, sore throat and loss of taste/smell in the 14 days prior to embarkation

– Potential exposure to a suspected or confirmed case of COVID 19 in the 14 days prior to embarkation

– Temporary travel restrictions based on local circumstances. For example, certain countries may deny visas or prohibit entry based on travel history or nationality.

– Failure to provide the proof of the mandatory COVID-19 insurance policy (which must be in one of the following languages: English, Italian, German, French or Spanish) 

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If you wish to go ashore during your cruise, South African departures, you can do so in all ports in Namibia and South Africa or the Mozambique MSC Cruises exclusive destinations (Pomene and Portuguese Islands).

To support Guests in complying with international mobility requirements, MSC Cruises has organized the possibility for its guests to purchase and perform a molecular test (i.e RT-PCR) or an antigen test during their cruise. More information in the  FAQ section

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MSC Cruises South Africa is expected to grow further both domestically and abroad 

Geneva, Switzerland and Johannesburg, South Africa, 7 June 2016 - MSC Cruises - the Swiss-based world’s largest privately-owned cruise line and brand market leader in Europe, South America and South Africa, announced the appointment of a new Managing Director for its business in South Africa. Johann Strydom took on this new role as of June 1; he also joins the business as its CEO designated.

MSC Cruises is currently in the midst of the second phase of its global growth, on the back of an unprecedented ten-plus years €9 billion, 11 new next-generation smart mega cruise ships to come into service between 2017 and 2026. Mr Strydom will be tasked with leading this new phase of growth in South Africa, both in terms of expansion of activities in the local market as well as the extension of the business’ reach to Europe and beyond.

Mr Strydom has a proven track record in the travel and hospitality industry in the region and South Africa in particular. He was previously Managing Director at World Leisure Holidays for nearly eight years, a prominent hospitality operator focused on marketing the Sun Resort properties in Southern Africa outbound to the Indian Ocean Islands. Prior to this, he was Managing Director at Thompsons Tours and Travel for ten years. Thompsons is a large wide range tour operator that exposed Mr Strydom to outbound tourism to many countries of the world.

Daphne Osborne, CEO, and Allan Foggitt, Commercial Sales and Marketing Director, will work closely with Mr Strydom on the transition of the business through the end of the year.

Gianni Onorato, Chief Executive Officer of MSC Cruises, commented of the new appointment: “We wish to thank the Foggitt family and, especially, Daphne Osborne and Allan Foggitt, for all they have done over the years in the development of our business and leadership in South Africa and will continue to do going forward. At the same time, we welcome Johann to our global team, as we look to strengthen MSC Cruises’ existing leadership in South Africa, where today we are already the number one cruise line, and to extended it further by creating on board our fleet serving five continents an international product dedicate South African guests.”

Mr Onorato concluded: “MSC Cruises’ additional expansion in this market additionally will lead to the creation of employment onshore and ashore for many South Africans, as well as to generating an increasing interest in cruising across the region.”

For more information on MSC Sinfonia’s South Africa’s itineraries, starting November 1, 2016, see https://www.msccruises.co.za/en-za/Plan-Book/Find-Cruise.aspx?reg=INW&gclid=CMKAn9LUks0CFesW0wodGZ8Mew.

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Middle East airstrikes latest: Iraqi militia leader warns 'there will be retaliation' - as UK and US say strikes 'are not an escalation'

Officials have confirmed to Sky News that the US and UK have launched further strikes on Houthi targets in Yemen. It follows US strikes on Iraq and Syria in retaliation to an attack that killed three American troops in Jordan last weekend.

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American forces have destroyed a Houthi anti-ship cruise missile in Yemen.

US Central Command (USCENTCOM) said in as statement: "On 4 February at approximately 4am (Sanaa time), USCENTCOM forces conducted a strike in self-defence against a Houthi anti-ship cruise missile prepared to launch against ships in the Red Sea. 

"US forces identified the cruise missile in Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen and determined it presented an imminent threat to US Navy ships and merchant vessels in the region. 

"This action will protect freedom of navigation and make international waters safer and more secure for US Navy vessels and merchant vessels."

A US official has said that it is "too soon to say" whether or not the recent airstrikes will impact relations between Washington and Baghdad.

The US is currently in negotiations with Iraqi officials to withdraw some troops from Iraq.

Asked by NBC News whether or not they felt these talks would be impacted by the airstrikes in the region, the official said it was "too soon" to tell.

The official went on to say a damage assessment of targets is still being conducted and will be released by the Pentagon when complete.

They added that if the assessment finds that some targets were not fully destroyed, we should expect a second round of strikes on those locations. 

The leader of an influential Iraqi militia group has told Sky News they will retaliate if any fighter from "any part of the resistance forces are targeted".

Dr Firas al Yasser, a spokesman for Harakat Hezbollah al Nujaba, said that "we don't accept threats". 

Harakat Hezbollah al Nujaba has been designated a terrorist organisation by the US and is backed by Iran.

 The US Department of Defence has shared video and pictures of aircraft preparing to carry out airstrikes in Yemen earlier this evening. 

The USS Dwight D Eisenhower is seen conducting flight operations here. 

A total of 23 people were killed in yesterday's US airstrikes in eastern Syria, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. 

The US carried out attacks on Iran-backed militia positions in Deir Ez Zor in Syria, as well as targets in Iraq. 

The monitoring group said 13 people were killed in al Mayadeen city and 10 in the countryside of Deir Ez Zor.

A statement from US Central Command (CENTCOM) has revealed further details on tonight's joint US-UK strikes in Yemen. 

It said the strikes were conducted at 11.30pm local time. 

Targets included multiple underground storage facilities, command and control, missile systems, UAV storage and operations sites, radars, and helicopters, CENTCOM said. 

"These strikes are intended to degrade Houthi capabilities used to continue their reckless and unlawful attacks on US and UK ships as well as international commercial shipping in the Red Sea, Bab Al-Mandeb Strait, and the Gulf of Aden," it added.

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Airstrikes by the UK and the US are doubtless degrading the ability of Iran-backed Houthi militants to attack shipping in the Red Sea but there is little sign the action is deterring them.

Royal Air Force warplanes linked up with the US military for a third time to hit "multiple military targets" on Saturday night in an operation that was also supported by a number of other allies, including Canada, Denmark and the Netherlands.

Grant Shapps, the defence secretary, said the strikes were "proportionate and targeted" and insisted that the action was "not an escalation".

Yet just saying these words does not make it so. It's the same for attempts by the UK to distinguish its action in Yemen from Israel's war in Gaza even though the Houthis only started targeting international shipping along their coastline in protest at the conflict.

London and Washington first launched joint airstrikes against the Houthis on 11 January after the militants ignored repeated warnings to stop launching drone and missile attacks against ships passing through the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden.

The stated aim of the operation - which targeted drone and missile launch sites, radars and other facilities used by the rebels to strike at ships - was to deter future attacks.

Yet since that date the Houthis have continued to pose a menace to vessels.

As a result, the US military, which has a powerful aircraft carrier in the region and missile-launching ships, has launched multiple strikes against Houthi targets - the majority of them unilaterally.

The UK has now joined in with these strikes for a third time and yet there is little evidence that the action is removing the threat given that the Houthis have vowed to keep up their operations until Israel ends its war in Gaza - triggered in the wake of the 7 October terrorist attack against Israel, by another Iran-backed group, Hamas. 

Our US correspondent Mark Stone says the latest round of strikes is "another demonstration of just how tense the region is".

It's nighttime in Yemen, so it's not yet clear whether there have been any civilian casualties.

Stone says this will be "of real concern for everyone". 

"The Americans and the British say they are acting in self-defence, they say that these attacks are proportionate, but when you are dropping 2,000lb bombs on Yemen the chances of civilian casualties are high," he says. 

These are populations who are "deeply resentful of the West at the moment because they are aligned with the Palestinians in Gaza", he says. 

In all, it marks a "very, very tense moment indeed". 

Royal Air Force Typhoon FGR4s were used in tonight's airstrikes on Houthi targets in Yemen, a British Ministry of Defence (MoD) statement has said. 

They were supported by Voyager tankers and joined by US forces. 

The Typhoons used Paveway IV precision-guided bombs against multiple military targets "identified by careful intelligence analysis at three locations", the MoD said. 

It said the strikes had been "very carefully planned to ensure minimal risk of civilian casualties", and they had been carried out at night for the same reason. 

The jets targeted a ground control station inside a Houthi defensive position at As Salif, on the Red Sea coast.

The MoD said the station had been used to control Houthi drones launched from further inland that were operating over the sea. 

Along the same stretch of coastline, the MoD said it had confirmed a second drone ground control station at Al Munirah. 

A "significant number of targets" were also attacked at Bani. 

The MoD said RAF aircraft had already struck an initial group of facilities there on 11 January, but since then a further set of buildings were confirmed to have been involved in the Houthi drone and missile operations.

These were targeted in the fresh strikes. 

Defence Secretary Grant Shapps has insisted the latest round of UK-US strikes on Houthi targets in Yemen are "not an escalation". 

"We have already successfully targeted launchers and storage sites involved in Houthi attacks, and I am confident that our latest strikes have further degraded the Houthis' capabilities," he said in a statement. 

The defence secretary said repeated Houthi attacks on commercial and military vessels in the Red Sea are "illegal and unacceptable". 

He repeated words from the earlier joint statement that the strikes were "proportionate and targeted". 

"We acted alongside our US allies, with the support of many international partners, in self-defence and in accordance with international law," he said.

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MSC Enhances Connections Between Europe and South Africa

As part of MSC’s ongoing commitment to enhance services between Europe and South Africa, we are pleased to announce the following updates to our NWC to South Africa Service from March 2024. 

NWC TO SOUTH AFRICA SERVICE 

The current NWC to South Africa Service rotation will be updated with a direct call at Bremerhaven, increasing flexibility for customers shipping cargo between Germany and South Africa.

The new rotation of the service will be as follows:

London Gateway – Rotterdam – Antwerp – Hamburg – Bremerhaven – Le Havre – Sines – Las Palmas – Coega – Durban – Coega – Cape Town – Las Palmas – London Gateway

The first vessel on this new rotation will be MSC BRANKA voyage number NZ411A, due to arrive in Bremerhaven on 19 March 2024. 

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INGONYAMA SERVICE

In addition, a new feeder service – the Ingonyama Service – will also be implemented, linking the port of East London, South Africa, with Coega on a weekly basis.  The new service will create a direct sea connection between the manufacturing hub of East London and one of South Africa’s main ports, providing a practical alternative to truck transport between the two.

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The weekly service will commence with the TOKATA F departing from Coega on 25 March 2024.

Designed to increase flexibility for our customers and increase MSC’s coverage of ports of loading to/from South Africa, the additional service coverage will create a more direct offering for cargo moving between NWC and South Africa. The feeder service will also provide improved options for customers shipping goods from the industrial hub of East London with connections to MSC’s global network.

Should you have any questions, please contact your local MSC representatives  in our global network of more than 675 offices. 

Houthi attacks in the Red Sea are now wrecking world cruisers' vacation plans

  • The cruise industry is being hit by ongoing Houthi attacks in the Red Sea.
  • Several major cruise lines have announced reroutings and entire cancellations in recent days.
  • Among the cancellations are some 20-day world cruise voyages. 

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Escalating tensions in the Red Sea amid ongoing Houthi attacks have already hobbled global trade and prompted a US military response.

Now, the Iran-backed rebel group's attacks are coming for the cruise industry.

Several major cruise lines in recent days have announced reroutings and entire cancellations as Houthi rebels continue to launch missile and drone attacks on merchant vessels in the busy waterway.

Carnival Cruise Lines is the most recent player to confirm schedule changes because of the risks. A spokesperson for the cruise line told Business Insider that the company has rerouted itineraries for 12 ships across seven brands for voyages scheduled to sail through the Red Sea through May.

The company said it has no other Red Sea transits scheduled until November.

Princess Cruise Lines, which is owned by Carnival, has rerouted two world cruise itineraries, including one that left Los Angeles on January 18, a spokesperson for the company told BI.

The in-progress voyage will no longer visit the Middle East or Asia, instead stopping in Australia, South Africa, and along the West Coast of Africa, according to the company.

A Princess cruise scheduled to depart in April from Sydney has also been reworked to bypass the Middle East entirely.

"A Princess World Cruise is truly the voyage of a lifetime, and we are disappointed that global events beyond our control have necessitated these changes," a Princess spokesperson said.

Costa Cruises, another Carnival subsidiary, cancelled a 19-night cruise set to sail from the United Arab Emirates to Italy in March, CNN reported this week.

The Houthi attacks have also impacted Royal Caribbean, though a spokesperson for the company did not share details about which voyages were affected.

The Mediterranean Shipping Company — one of the largest shipping groups in the world — announced last month that it would suspend operations in the Red Sea until further notice because of the attacks.

Now, the company's cruising arm has been impacted, too. MSC Cruises cancelled three sailings in April to avoid traversing the Red Sea, a spokesperson for the company told Business Insider.

The affected voyages include a 24-night voyage, a 23-night voyage, and a 21-night voyage.

A spokesperson for MSC said the company tried to find alternative itineraries, but none were available.

Instead of ferrying passengers around the Middle East and Europe, the MSC ships will transfer directly to Europe with no passengers on board, avoiding the Red Sea entirely by sailing around the west coast of Africa and making no port visits, the company said.

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  1. Information and Booking: contact us

    Telephone Number +27 11 844 6073 Operating Hours Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 08:00 - 17:00 Thursday: 09:30 - 17:00 Saturday: 09:00 - 12:00 15th December: 09:00 - 15:00 Closed every day: 13:00 - 14:00 MSC Cruises South Africa Woodmead North Office Park, Building 5 54 Maxwell Drive Woodmead 2191

  2. Information and Booking: contact us

    Manage Booking Login 0203 426 3010 Mon-Fri 9.30 - 18.00, Sat 9.00 - 17.30, Sun 10.00 - 16.00 Email us Home Forms Contact us Contact us Confirm Email address * I have read the Privacy Policy * Contact MSC customer service staff to make or change a booking. Get assistance before or after your cruise and read FAQ for more information.

  3. MSC Cruises South Africa: Holidays to the Caribbean, Mediterranean and

    Coming to South Africa Sumer 2023 Book now Say goodbye to the hassle of multiple bookings and planning, and say hello to an effortless, all-in-one solution. from as little as R6 360 p.p.* DESTINATION Select DEPARTURE MONTH Select Date DEPARTURE PORTS Select OUR BEST DEALS Spring Madness Get one-night-on-us! Book now Fly & Cruise

  4. Contact us: Information and Booking

    0203 426 3010 Opening Hours Mon-Fri 9:30am-6pm Sat 9am-5:30pm Sun 10am-4pm MSC Cruises UK MSC Cruises Ltd 5 Roundwood Avenue Stockley Park Uxbridge UB11 1AF MSC Cruises Cares For requesting medical assistance on MSC Cruises-booked flights: If your flight is operated by one of our partner airlines, please request medical assistance via that airline.

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    Contact MSC or its local offices, including quotes and general support, careers and media enquiries, and vessel notifications.

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    opera Continue and update later Contact MSC customer service staff to make or change a booking. Get assistance before or after your cruise and read FAQ for more information.

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    CONTACT US Please select a country from the list below to contact us: EUROPE. Austria. MSC Kreuzfahrten Austria Mariahilfer Strasse 103/3/2 ... MSC Cruises South Africa 1 Wessels Road, Rivonia Johannesburg - South Africa Phone : +27-11-8075111 Fax : +27-11-8075085. Tunisia. AMEL VOYAGES -

  8. About MSC Cruises Mediterranean cruise company

    Contact us. Home; About MSC; About MSC Cruises Discover the Future of Cruising. We've called the sea our home for over 300 years. It's a place of wonder, discovery, and delight. ... MSC Cruises South Africa 1 Wessels Road, Rivonia Johannesburg - South Africa Phone : +27-11-8075111 Fax : +27-11-8075085 - Tunisia . D'Alessandro Travel (MSC ...

  9. MSC Cruises

    MSC Cruises, Midrand, Gauteng. 5,173,608 likes · 3,696 talking about this · 7,157 were here. What does the future of cruising look like? From incredible ships to unforgettable destinations, discover...

  10. MSC Cruises SA Company Profile

    Find company research, competitor information, contact details & financial data for MSC Cruises SA of Genève, GENÈVE. Get the latest business insights from Dun & Bradstreet. MSC Cruises SA. D&B Business Directory ... Contact 3? See All Contacts. Dynamic search and list-building capabilities. Real-time trigger alerts ...

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    Please find below payment options available to you in order to secure your booking with us: EFT: MSC Cruises SA is a bank approved beneficiary: MSC Cruises S.A (Trading as MSC Cruises) Direct Payment: MSC Cruises SA ,Nedbank, Acc No 1036709086, Branch 198765 Contact the Call Centre on 0860 11 44 11 to pay telephonically via Credit Card

  12. MSC Cruises Opens New Cruise Terminal In South Africa

    MSC Cruises celebrated opening a new cruise terminal in Durban, South Africa, on November 23, 2023. The Nelson Mandela Cruise Terminal, which cost $16 million to construct and has a 6,000 square ...

  13. South Africa cruises 2023

    Nosy Be, Madagascar Pomene, Mozambique Port Elizabeth, South Africa Port Louis, Mauritius Portuguese Island (Inhaca Archipelago), Mozambique Walvis Bay, Namibia Travel with MSC Cruise lines to the best South African destinations for your cruise holiday. Enjoy excursions to Madagascar, Durban, Mauritius and more.

  14. Msc Cruises Opens Sales for South African 2024/25 Season

    Home News MSC CRUISES OPENS SALES FOR SOUTH AFRICAN 2024 2025 SEASON 24/01/2024 MSC CRUISES OPENS SALES FOR SOUTH AFRICAN 2024/25 SEASON A total of thirty-four sailings will take guests to popular and much-loved destinations such as Portuguese Island, Pomene and Port Louis.

  15. Msc Cruises Now to Welcome Only Vaccinated Guests in South Africa

    News Welcome only vaccinated guests in South Africa 01/12/2021 MSC CRUISES NOW TO WELCOME ONLY VACCINATED GUESTS IN SOUTH AFRICA Cruise Line to extend vaccination requirement that exists in all other global markets All South African guests to take PCR COVID-19 test prior to embarkation

  16. Information and Booking: contact us

    Our customer service staff will be happy to help you make or change a booking, and provide you with assistance before or after your cruise. We're here to help you in any way we can. Telephone Number. 0203 426 3010. Opening Hours. Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 7 pm.

  17. DEPARTURE DATES

    Kindly scroll down to view all the cruise departures for the 2022-2023 South African cruise season with MSC Cruises. We have also included more information about the 2 ships stationed here and a PDF download for each ship's sailing schedule. 2022-2023 MSC CRUISE SEASON INFORMATION BELOW IS DIRECT FROM MSC CRUISES E&OE.

  18. Information and Booking: contact us

    Telephone Number. Australia: 1300 028 502. New Zealand: 0508 4278 473. Opening Hours. Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm. Sat 9am - 1pm. MSC Cruises (Australia) Pty Ltd. MSC Cruises Suite 532, 5 Lime Street. King Street Wharf Sydney NSW 2000.

  19. MSC South Africa Cruise Reviews (2023 UPDATED): Ratings of MSC Cruises

    MSC South Africa Cruises: Read 923 MSC South Africa cruise reviews. Find great deals, tips and tricks on Cruise Critic to help plan your cruise.

  20. Msc Cruises Appoints New Managing Director for South Africa

    MSC Cruises South Africa is expected to grow further both domestically and abroad Geneva, Switzerland and Johannesburg, South Africa, 7 June 2016 - MSC Cruises - the Swiss-based world's largest privately-owned cruise line and brand market leader in Europe, South America and South Africa, announced the appointment of a new Managing Director for its business in South Africa.

  21. MSC Cruises to Sail Mini-Cruises from Spanish Port

    More mini cruises are available from MSC Cruises later in 2024 on other vessels, including a 4-night cruise on MSC Seaside leaving Barcelona on April 29 and a 5-night cruise aboard MSC Grandiosa ...

  22. Middle East airstrikes latest: US and UK launch new strikes in Yemen

    By Deborah Haynes, security and defence editor. Airstrikes by the UK and the US are doubtless degrading the ability of Iran-backed Houthi militants to attack shipping in the Red Sea but there is ...

  23. MSC Enhances Connections Between Europe and South Africa

    The new service will create a direct sea connection between the manufacturing hub of East London and one of South Africa's main ports, providing a practical alternative to truck transport between the two. The weekly service will commence with the TOKATA F departing from Coega on 25 March 2024. Designed to increase flexibility for our ...

  24. South Africa cruise to Madagascar, Mozambique

    Travel with MSC Cruise lines to the best South African destinations for your holiday. Enjoy excursions to Madagascar, Durban, Mauritius and more.

  25. Houthi Attacks in Red Sea Are Wrecking World Cruisers Vacations

    Houthi attacks in the Red Sea are now wrecking world cruisers' vacation plans. A Carnival cruise ship. The cruise industry is being hit by ongoing Houthi attacks in the Red Sea. Several major ...