MSC WORLD CRUISE 2026

A Journey of a Lifetime

From January to May 2026, sail on a spectacular 118-night World Cruise. Explore Europe's culture and cuisine, the Caribbean's powder-soft sands, the charm of Canada & New England, and the hidden gems of the Pacific. Experience Australia's laidback lifestyle, Asia's bright bustle, and the ancient wonders of Egypt. Embark on the ultimate journey of discovery with MSC's World Cruise 2026. Unpack once on board MSC Magnifica and embark on the ultimate journey of discovery with MSC's World Cruise 2026.


MSC Voyagers Club members will benefit from a 5% discount and triple membership points at the time of the booking, allowing them to enjoy immediate benefits.

Discover the MSC World Cruise 2026 itinerary

MSC World Cruise 2026 map | MSC Cruises
Cruise Ship: MSC Magnifica
119 Wonderful days

32 Different countries

7 Amazing overnights

Madeira, Portugal | MSC Cruises
Bridgetown, Barbados | MSC Cruises
Willemstad, Curaçao | MSC Cruises
Cartagena, Colombia | MSC Cruises
Puerto Limon, Costa Rica | MSC Cruises
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico | MSC Cruises
San Francisco, United States | MSC Cruises

Discover beauty from continent to continent

Your around-the-world cruise starts in Italy with a grand Mediterranean tour of heritage sites. Sailing across the Atlantic, you'll discover Madeira's coastlines and the azure bays of Barbados, Grenada, Bonaire, and Curaçao. Be whisked away to South America to Colombia's emerald coast before sailing through the awe-inspiring Panama Canal to Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala, and Mexico. From there, the U.S. beckons as you make stops in San Diego and San Francisco.
Honolulu, Hawaii | MSC Cruises
Auckland, New Zealand | MSC Cruises
Sydney, Australia | MSC Cruises
Manila, Philippines | MSC Cruises
Keelung (Taipei), Taiwan (China) | MSC Cruises
Ishigaki, Japan | MSC Cruises
Tokyo, Japan | MSC Cruises

Feel the Hawaiian vibes, explore Oceania and Asia

World Cruise 2026 continues to a Hawaiian paradise, Tahiti's Polynesian pleasures, and the palm-fringed lagoons of Samoa and Fiji. Next, you'll escape to New Zealand and Australia's stunning shores. After stops in Auckland, Sydney, and the Australian Gold Coast, you'll stop by the incredible Great Barrier Reef before heading north to stroll through Manila and soak up Japan's colorful Okinawa Island before visiting the vibrant city streets of Tokyo.
Tokyo, Japan | MSC Cruises
Busan, Republic of Korea | MSC Cruises
Shangai, China | MSC Cruises
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | MSC Cruises
Singapore, Singapore | MSC Cruises
Dubai, United Arab Emirates | MSC Cruises
Petra, Jordan | MSC Cruises
Rome, Italy | MSC Cruises

Uncover the Far East, be amazed by the Middle East

Once you've savored Tokyo's charm, the World Cruise will sail towards South Korea's Busan, the sultry charm of Shanghai, and the high-rise heights of Hong Kong. Then, journey to the tropical climates of Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, and Sri Lanka's boundless beaches. It's then time to head back to Europe via the Red Sea through Dubai, Oman, and the Suez Canal to uncover the ancient treasures of Jordan and Egypt before stopping by Greece on the return to Italy.

DIVE INTO DISCOVERY: INCLUDED EXCURSIONS AND OVERNIGHTS

The MSC World Cruise 2026 includes 15 free shore excursions designed by MSC Cruises to provide you with the ultimate experience as you journey around the globe.

The World Cruise also includes 7 incredible overnight stays in some of the most iconic destinations of your global odyssey: San Francisco, Honolulu, Auckland, Sydney, Manila, Tokyo, and Dubai.

Click and drag to discover all the included tours!

Your home as you travel the world

MSC Magnifica | MSC World Cruise 2026

MSC Magnifica:
The ultimate ship for your 2026 World Cruise

Indulge in the comfort of MSC Magnifica while adventuring worldwide, crossing oceans, cultures, and horizons. Whether you embark on the complete 2026 World Cruise itinerary or tailor your trip by choosing a shorter segment, MSC Magnifica is the ultimate ship for your journey. Designed for unbeatable comfort, with staterooms meticulously designed to offer you the utmost ease, the ship lives up to its name with its exquisite design that stays true to travel's golden age and MSC Cruises' ongoing commitment to sustainability.  

A fabulous destination itself, there's plenty of opportunity to live life to the fullest on board this immaculate home-away-from-home. Toast to new friendships in one of the 12 bars and enjoy stunning meals in one of five world-class restaurants as you celebrate the flavors of the places you visit. Unwind in the award-winning MSC Aurea Spa and open-air pool complex, be entertained in a 1,200-seat theater, keep active in the tennis club and gym, or take advantage of inclusive drinks and laundry packages.


START PLANNING YOUR MSC WORLD CRUISE 2026

EMBARK ON THE JOURNEY OF A LIFETIME

 

msc world cruise 2026 FAQ

Which drink package is included?

Included in your 2026 MSC World Cruise is the Dine & Drink package. This package allows guests to enjoy beverages at the Main Restaurant for Lunch and Dinner and the Buffet area during Lunch and Dinner hours only. The package includes a range of wines served by the glass, such as white, red, rose & sparkling wines, draught beer, mineral water, fountain soda, and fruit juices.

The Buffet area is open for Lunch from 11:30 AM to 4:00 PM and Dinner from 5:30 PM to 10:30 PM.  

Please note that the Dine & Drink package is not valid at any specialty restaurant or bar outside the Buffet area.

Is a discount for laundry services included?

Yes, MSC’s World Cruise in 2026 includes a 30% off for all Laundry Services.

Which activities are included?

An exciting variety of activities are available during your 2026 World Cruise. These includes theme evenings, language classes, cultural guest speakers and more to ensure an incredible around-the-world cruise.

How long is the 2026 World Cruise?

MSC's World Cruise 2026 lasts 118 nights starting on January 5th and concluding on May 3. You can choose to book the entire round-the-world tour or a shorter segment:

First Segment - January 5 – February 5
From Genoa to San Francisco in 31 night and 32 days.

 

Second Segment - February 5 – March 23
From San Francisco to Tokyo in 46 night and 47 days.


Third segment
- March 23 - May 3
From Tokyo to Genoa, in 41 night and 42 days.

Which shore excursions are included?

The 2026 World Cruise includes the following 15 free shore excursions:

 

Funchal, Portugal: PANORAMIC CABO GIRAO & RIBEIRA BRAVA (FUN18W)

Cartagena, Spain: CARTAGENA HISTORICAL WALKING TOUR & SHOPPING (CAR07W)

Puerto Limon, Costa Rica: THE TORTUGUERO CANALS (PLI02W)

Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala: MARVELS OF COLONIAL ANTIGUA (PRQ01W)

San Francisco, United States: SAN FRANCISCO & GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE (SFO02W)

Honolulu, Hawaii: PEARL HARBOR (HDH01W)

Auckland, New Zealand: AUCKLAND MUSEUM & CITY SIGHTS (AKL02W)

Sydney, Australia: DISCOVERING SYDNEY (SDY07W)

Manila, Philippines: MARVELLOUS METRO MANILA, OLD AND NEW (MNL01W)

Tokyo, Japan: A GLIMPSE OF TOKYO (TYO01W)

Da Nang, Viet Nam
: HISTORIC HIGHLIGHTS OF DA NANG (DNG10W)

Port Klang/Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: HIGHLIGHTS OF KUALA LUMPUR (PKG11W)

Colombo, Sri Lanka: COLOURS OF COLOMBO TOUR WITH TRADITIONAL SHOW (CMB21W)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: NEW WONDERS OF DUBAI (DXB01W)

Heraklion/Crete, Greece
: KNOSSOS PALACE AND SHOPPING (IRK02W)

How many overnights are included?

The World Cruise 2026 includes seven overnights:

 

  • San Francisco (United States)

 

  • Honolulu (Hawaii)

 

  • Auckland (New Zealand)

 

  • Sydney (Australia)

 

  • Manila (Philippines)

 

  • Tokyo (Japan)

 

  • Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

Which Terms & Conditions apply to the MSC World Cruise 2026?

The product will not be combinable with the Promo Target Discounts (Brochure);

The product will not be combinable with Claims Discount Vouchers;

The laundry discount will be not combined with other similar discounts and with onboard packages Regular or Express;

 

Single Surcharge: 180% Inside Outside Balcony and 200% Suite;

Find below Cancellation Policy related to the MSC World Cruise - full itinerary and the relative sell cruises:

 WORLD CRUISE 2026
90 days or longer
15% deposit no refundable
89-10 days
75%
9-0 days
100%

 

Booking Flexibility:

Name change permitted;

Change departure date: Any change request related to the World Cruise shall be permitted exclusively for another World Cruise and, in such case, will trigger the loss of the non refundable deposit equal to 15% of the price of the Package paid by the passenger.

 

For general bookings terms & conditions, inclusions, cancellation charges and other information please visit Terms and Conditions.