Paris to Dubai Cruise with Premium Flights

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$9999 per person
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MSC VIRTUOSA Cruise from Paris to Dubai via Egypt & Jordan with Premium Flights

Don’t miss this dream-come-true Mediterranean and Middle East cruise experience with Emirates Premium Economy flights. Embark on a wonderful 25-night voyage from France to Dubai, with stops in Spain, Italy, Greece, Egypt, Jordan and Oman. Plus, enjoy city stays before and after the cruise to extend this magnificent holiday!
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A worry-free cruise from Paris to Dubai is the perfect way to travel with ease while discovering exciting destinations. Board MSC's impressive new Virtuosa for a spectacular voyage to Bilbao, Cadiz, Barcelona, Rome, Naples, Athens, Crete, the Suez Canal, Luxor, Petra, Oman and more. Plus, hotels stays in Paris and Dubai are included. With this upscale package you'll fly Premium Economy with Emirates and enjoy an Oceanview Cabin. For a real treat, from just $40pp per night extra you can upgrade to a Balcony Cabin.

What's included

Destination
Egypt , France , Greece , Italy , Jordan , Spain , UAE Discover Destinations
Departure Location
Fly to Paris, France from Australia
Return Location
Fly Dubai, UAE to Australia
Additional Information
Emirates Upgrade Included: Fly award-winning Premium Economy with this special deal Booking Code: CREDM32M
Price includes
  • Accommodation based on twin share room
  • Airport transfers
  • Cruise as per itinerary
  • Cruise meals and non-chargeable entertainment
  • Cruise transfers
  • International flights from Australia
  • Local experience or activity
Price does not include
  • Any items or services not specified
  • Cruise gratuities
  • Optional tours and activities
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa arrangements and fees
Additional Prices
Single Supplement: Please contact us for rates for solo travellers Extend Your Stay: Let us know if you'd like to extend your holiday Travel Insurance: Insurance is essential - please ask us for a quote Upgrade to Balcony Cabin: Oceanview is included & enjoy a Balcony Cabin from just $1000pp more

Fly-Stay-Cruise Overview

This 32-day package ticks all the boxes, including flying award-winning Premium Economy with Emirates.

Start with a 3-night stay in the beautiful city of Paris at an Art Nouveau-style hotel. Spend a day exploring the City of Lights with a hop-on hop-off bus tour. Cruise the Seine for different view of Paris and enjoy a night tour that includes watching the latest revue at the iconic Moulin Rouge.

Then board innovative and grand MSC Virtuosa for a wonderful 25-night voyage from France to Dubai, with stops in Spain, Italy, Greece, Egypt, Jordan and Oman. The lead-in price includes an Oceanview Cabin, or you can upgrade to a Balcony from just $40 per person per night extra.

This easy-going journey is your chance to stroll the colourful streets of Barcelona, toss a coin in the famous Trevi Fountain in Rome and explore the traditional villages on the island of Crete. After cruising through the Suez Canal, discover the ancient wonders in Luxor, Egypt, then have a full day to visit Jordan’s Rose City of Petra. The final stop is Muscat, Oman’s port capital and a wonderful place to dine on superb seafood and barter for unique trinkets in the dazzling souks.

Upon disembarking in Dubai, you’ll be transferred to Rove City Centre, a top rating hotel that’s received a Tripadvisor 2023 Travellers’ Choice Award. From here it’s easy to explore the traditional souks and modern-day wonders of the city. Plus, a hop-on hop-off bus tour is included so you can see more of the mesmerising destination.

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Cruise Sale

Hurry, for a limited time you can save with these special cabin rates and enjoy Premium Economy flights with Emirates!

Depart Australia on 24 October 2023 – prices are person person, based on 2 adults sharing a cabin:

    • From $9999 per person – Oceanview Cabin, Saves $1000 per person
    • From $10,999 per person – Balcony Cabin, Saves $1000 per person

Bonus: Includes Paris & Dubai city stays with sightseeing & transfers!

Contact us for single cabin rates and let us know if you’d like to cruise at other times of the year.

Sale inclusions at a glance

  • Flights – Premium economy return airfares from Melbourne to Paris & from Dubai
    • Flying with Emirates with baggage included
    • (contact us for other Australian departure cities)
  • Transfers – Airport & cruise port transfers in Paris & Dubai
  • Hotels – Paris – 3 nights at Grand Hotel des Balcons or similar
    • Dubai – 2 nights at Rove City Centre or similar
  • Sightseeing – Paris Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
    • Paris Seine River Cruise & the Louvre
    • Paris Night Tour with Moulin Rouge
    • Dubai Hop-on Hop-Off Bus Tour
  • Cruise – 25 nights MSC Cruise, Paris to Barcelona to Dubai
    • Choice of cabin aboard MSC Virtuosa
    • All meals on non-chargeable entertainment on the ship

Note: Prices are per person, based on minimum of 2 adults sharing the one cabin, and subject to availability at time of booking. Prices are subject to change without notice and the offer can be withdrawn at any time. Please contact us for current rates for departures from your preferred Australian city.

About MSC Virtuosa

Virtuosa is one of the two largest in the MSC fleet and the second Meraviglia-Plus class ship. The new ship launched in 2020 and around 1700 crew look after a maximum of 4888 passengers. The energy-efficient vessel is one of the most environmentally-sound ships at sea. Its innovative 14-deck design combines spacious, elegant interiors with futuristic facilities, like cosmic cocktails being served by a humanoid robotic bartender. There are also all the luxurious amenities that you’d expect from MSC, like 5 pools to comfortably accommodate over 1000 guests, dazzling entertainment and live productions, state-of-the-art boutiques, a wellness centre and choice of 10 dining venues.

  • DAY 1
  • DAY 2
  • DAY 3
  • DAY 4
  • DAYS 5-29
  • DAY 30
  • DAY 31
  • DAY 32
DAY 1

Fly to France, Premium Economy

Board your Emirates flights for the award-winning Premium Economy service to Paris.

DAY 2

Arrive in Paris

On arrival in Paris, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free to start exploring the City of Lights.

DAY 3

Paris City Tour

Plan your Paris adventure with Big Bus: hop-on, hop-off tickets and tours designed to help you experience the very best of the City of Lights.

The red route takes in the must-sees close to the Seine: the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame, Champs Elysées and the Louvre. Hop on and hop off as many times as you please throughout the day to create your very own Paris tour. Use the live bus tracking (available on the Big Bus app) to locate the next bus and jump back on board. Big Bus Tours Paris really does give you the most flexible sightseeing experience in the city.

DAY 4

Paris River Cruise, the Louvre & Night Tour

Head out for your river cruise ride for 1 hour on the city's romantic Seine. See the best parts of Paris from the tranquil water, and enjoy great titbits from your audio guide.  With the world-famous Louvre Museum fast entrance ticket, head into this maze of art and culture in the centre of the city. See whether Mona Lisa is smiling, marvel at amazing paintings, and walk among sculptures.

Paris comes alive at night, when illuminated boulevards, squares and monuments show off their beauty. Start your evening with a captivating tour of the Parisian city highlights by comfortable coach. Drive past twinkling bridges and sparkling monuments, including the Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees, as you listen to the informative audio guide that gives you a comprehensive overview of the history and culture of what you see outside your window. Then head to the Moulin Rouge, one of the City of Light's crowning jewels. Watch the latest revue while sipping on fine champagne. Absorb the glitz and glamour of the legendary cabaret show, featuring over 100 artists and 1000 elaborate costumes. Once you’ve been thoroughly entertained by Miss Doris and the Girls and their famous cancan dance, enjoy hassle-free transport to your hotel.

DAYS 5-29

Cruise aboard MSC Virtuosa

Date

Port

Arrive

Depart

Saturday, October 28

Paris (Le Havre), France

 

8:00pm

Sunday, October 29

At Sea

   

Monday, October 30

Bilbao, Spain

8:00am

6:00pm

Tuesday, October 31

La Coruna, Spain

9:00am

6:00pm

Wednesday, November 1

At Sea

   

Thursday, November 2

Cadiz, Spain

9:00am

8:00pm

Friday, November 3

At Sea

   

Saturday, November 4

Barcelona, Spain

8:00am

8:00pm

Sunday, November 5

At Sea

   

Monday, November 6

Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

7:00am

8:00pm

Tuesday, November 7

Naples, Italy

7:00am

6:00pm

Wednesday, November 8

At Sea

   

Thursday, November 9

Athens (Piraeus), Greece

9:00am

6:00pm

Friday, November 10

Crete (Heraklion), Greece

7:00am

6:00pm

Saturday, November 11

Suez Canal (Cruising)

   

Sunday, November 12

Suez Canal (Cruising)

   

Monday, November 13

Luxor (Safaga), Egypt

7:00am

7:00pm

Tuesday, November 14

Petra (Aqaba), Jordan

6:00am

6:00pm

Wednesday, November 15

At Sea

   

Thursday, November 16

At Sea

   

Friday, November 17

At Sea

   

Saturday, November 18

At Sea

   

Sunday, November 19

At Sea

   

Monday, November 20

Muscat, Oman

9:00am

8:00pm

Tuesday, November 21

At Sea

   

Wednesday, November 22

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

7:00am

 
DAY 30

Disembark in Dubai

Transfer to hotel the central hotel for a 2-night stay. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore Dubai at leisure. Dubai is a city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture and a lively nightlife scene. Burj Khalifa, an 830m-tall tower, dominates the skyscraper-filled skyline. At its foot lies Dubai Fountain, with jets and lights choreographed to music. On artificial islands just offshore is Atlantis, The Palm, a resort with water and marine-animal parks.

DAY 31

Dubai City Tour

Discover the very best of Dubai on an unlimited hop-on hop-off bus tour. Explore this mesmerising destination on your own schedule, seeing all of the key landmarks along the way, including the Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Dubai Marina City, Palm Jumeirah, the Dubai Mall, the Spice & Gold Souk and much more. With access to 2 main routes and 23 stops, you'll be sure to see every aspect of Dubai on your sightseeing journey. Enjoy stunning 360-degree views from the open-top deck, and hear fascinating historical insights thanks to the on-board audio tour commentary.

DAY 32

Fly Premium Economy to Australia

Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flights home to Australia.  Tour Concludes & Memories Begin.

More about Egypt Discover Egypt

Sure, you've seen photos of the pyramids and watched The Mummy movie, but nothing you can read or view will prepare you for the real-life thrill of experiencing Egypt! Egypt connects North Africa with the Middle East, but it feels like a world of its own. Of course, it's all about the historic monuments. From the colossal Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx, to Luxor's rich Karnak Temple and the mind-blowing Valley of the Kings. Cairo is the capital city and the first thing you should allow time for is visiting the Egyptian Museum. It's the oldest archaeological museum in the Middle East and houses the world's most impressive collection of Pharaonic antiquities. Many travellers regret not spending longer here, so make sure you put this high on your list. The second must-do experience is wandering around Khan El-Khalili. This 14th century market is a complete attack on the senses and bold introduction to Egyptian life. As well as being a thriving shopping area - selling everything from silverware and antiques, to spices, incense and souvenirs - it's a hub of cafes that serve traditional Egyptian food, a cultural melting pot and chaotic shapshot of medieval Cairo meeting modern day Egypt. You're also not far from Al-Hussein Mosque and Al-Azhar market.

More about France

France is one of the oldest nations on earth, the largest in the EU and also the most popular with tourists. People flock to its iconic sites, medieval cities, alpine mountains and Mediterranean beaches. It's a must to visit the amazing art galleries and museums of Paris, but make sure you allow time for people watching in a chic cafe. Visit the French Riviera to see how the rich and famous live, or take the world's highest cable car to get a breathtaking view of Mont Blanc. Try some of the 1600 varieties of cheese produced in France, but don't turn the accompanying baguette upside down, the French believe that brings bad luck!

More about Greece

More about Italy

What's not to love about Italy! From its ancient monuments and treasure-laden museums, to iconic cities, stunning coastal villages and magnificent mountain ranges. And of course the cuisine! You could literally eat your way from Rome to Florence and Venice. Gelato ice cream was invented in Italy and there are over 200 shapes for Italian pasta. Pizza was first created in Napoli in 1860 and yes, calzone is simply folded up pizza!

More about Jordan

The one thing you probably know about Jordan is its famous ancient city of Petra. The archaeological site and the magnificent Treasury building is something you won't want to miss, but here are three other places in Jordan that our travellers rave about:
  1. On the highest hill in Amman you'll find the Citadel. The hill was a fortress for thousands of year and archaeologists have found artefacts from the Bronze Age. Two of the most impressive remains are the Temple of Hercules and the Ummayad Palace.
  2. Wadi Rum is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in southern Jordan. The 74,000-hectare property is a rich and varied desert landscape of narrow gorges, dramatic cliffs, 20,000 rock carvings and a strong history of human occupation that dates back 12,000 years.
  3. The Dead Sea is actually a lake that's bordered by Jordan to the east and Israel and the West Bank to the west. The 'sea' sits 400 metres below sea level and the water is nearly 10 times more salty than most oceans. Aptly named because nothing can live in the water, that doesn't put off humans and bathing is must. The high salt levels make floating a breeze and the mineral-rich mud is believed to have therapeutic qualities that will make your skin shine!

More about Spain

Spain occupies about 85% of Europe's Iberian Peninsula. The vibrant country boasts varied and dramatic highlights. From spectacular alpine ranges and gorgeous beaches, to medieval castles, impressive galleries, historic sites and charming towns - there's so much to explore and experience in Spain! The second-largest country in Europe has around 3000 documented beaches, many of which remain untouched. Marvel at Spain's unique blend of Gothic and Islamic architecture and witness the way all forms of art are embraced by the locals. Also a big tip for visitors, don't expect to do much between 1pm and 5pm. This is when much of the country takes a nap, or its famous 'siesta' time, so that they can enjoy dining on tapas and bar hopping until the early hours.

More about UAE

A worry-free cruise from Paris to Dubai is the perfect way to travel with ease while discovering exciting destinations. Board MSC's impressive new Virtuosa for a spectacular voyage to Bilbao, Cadiz, Barcelona, Rome, Naples, Athens, Crete, the Suez Canal, Luxor, Petra, Oman and more. Plus, hotels stays in Paris and Dubai are included. With this upscale package you'll fly Premium Economy with Emirates and enjoy an Oceanview Cabin. For a real treat, from just $40pp per night extra you can upgrade to a Balcony Cabin.

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Cruise departures

This trip departs 24 October 2023 for the lowest prices.

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      Paris to Dubai Cruise with Premium Flights

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      $9999 per person
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      32 days
      Destination
      More than 1

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