fly & cruise


Enjoy peace of mind with our Fly & Cruise Packages. Air tickets are now available for cruises in the Mediterranean, North Sea, North Atlantic, and Persian Gulf.

MSC wants your European cruise vacation to start the moment you leave home. We are now launching our Fly & Cruise program, with MSC's assured arrival commitment, so you can relax.

Fly & Cruise offers you peace of mind. If anything goes wrong during your air journey, our dedicated support team will be there to help.

Fly & Cruise is currently available for cruises embarking from some of the world’s most historic, charming, and beautiful cities: London/Southampton, Paris/Le Havre, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Barcelona, Rome, Milan/Genoa, Naples, Bari, Venice, Athens, Istanbul, and Dubai.

Flights are offered from New York City, Miami, Los Angeles, Orlando, Washington, Atlanta, and San Francisco.

Book your air tickets at 1-877-340-8998. Please note, if you booked your MSC cruise through a travel agent, please call your travel agent to book air tickets. 

Please refer to our FAQ and Booking Terms and Conditions for additional information.

why should you choose the fly & cruise package?

Assured Arrival

MSC Cruises is committed to ensuring that you get to your ship as smoothly and stress-free as possible. This begins with selecting the best flights that align with your cruise dates and any additional travel you wish to do in the region. If you experience delays or encounter any problems during your journey, MSC will be there to support you.

Assured Arrival

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24/7 Support

If you encounter any problems while traveling to your ship, MSC will help. Call our dedicated telephone helpdesk anytime, 24/7, for travel assistance. Our team of support agents (always human, never bots) are committed to helping you resolve your concern, so you can focus on what really matters - your memorable vacation.

24/7 Support

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Explore the history, culture, food, wine, and sun of the Mediterranean Sea. See some of the world’s ancient wonders, from Pompeii to the Parthenon and the Coliseum to the Hagia Sofia. From the whimsical architecture of Barcelona to the canals of Venice and the tranquil beauty of Santorini, the Mediterranean has something for everyone.

Cruise the far north and experience the rugged natural beauty of Scandinavia and the enchanting culture of the Baltic. Our North Atlantic, North Sea, and Baltic cruises include glaciers and fjords, volcanoes and wildlife. Whether you enjoy wildlife, the Northern Lights, or the world’s great cultural centers, our far north cruises offer the adventure of a lifetime.

For a more modern adventure, jump into the future on an Emirates cruise. Explore the modern metropolises of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, with their spectacular cityscapes, beautiful beaches, and unparalleled shopping. For lovers of nightlife, fine dining, and art, MSC presents these must-visit destinations.

fly & cruise faq

What is Fly & Cruise?

Fly & Cruise is a program that enables MSC cruise guests to travel stress-free by booking air travel through us. Guests can plan and manage their cruise and flights all in one place and travel with confidence, knowing that MSC's Cruise Consultants are ready to assist with travel issues.

Why should I book Fly & Cruise?

Fly & Cruise offers two important benefits to our guests:

1. Assured arrival. MSC is committed to making your trip as smooth and stress free as possible. If you experience travel difficulties (flight delays, cancellations, etc.), our team will help.
2. 24/7 support. Our support team is available to assist, 24/7, so you can enjoy your vacation.

Who can book Fly & Cruise?

This program is available to guests flying out of our participating airports and cruising out of one of our participating ports. You can book both cruise and flight together, but all flights must be associated with a cruise. Please note, for cruises booked through a travel agent, Air tickets should also be booked through your travel agent.

What departure airports are available?

We currently offer flights out of the following airports:

  • New York (JFK and EWR)
  • Washington, DC (IAD)
  • Miami (MIA)
  • Orlando (MCO)
  • Atlanta (ATL)
  • Los Angeles (LAX)
  • San Francisco (SFO)

What cruise embarkation ports are included in this program?

We are currently offering flights for cruises embarking from the following cities:

  • Barcelona
  • London-Southampton
  • Paris-Le Havre
  • Hamburg
  • Copenhagen
  • Rome-Civitavecchia
  • Milan-Genoa
  • Venice
  • Naples
  • Bari
  • Athens-Piraeus
  • Istanbul
  • Dubai

Do my flights need to coincide exactly with my cruise embarkation and return dates?

MSC allows flights up to 3 days before and after your cruise dates.

If I book flights earlier or later than my cruise (for independent travel), can I get a hotel through MSC?

As part of planning your vacation, MSC would be happy to book you a stay at one of our partner hotels.

How can I book a flight?

You can book by calling 1-877-340-8998, Monday-Friday 8AM – 11PM ET, and Saturday-Sunday, 9AM – 9PM ET. Our specialists are standing by to help you book convenient flights at competitive rates. If you booked your MSC cruise through a travel agent, please call your travel agent to book air tickets.

What are the rules for luggage if I book a flight through MSC?

All tickets include at least 1 checked bag, with additional checked bags available for a fee. Please inquire with your airline to confirm any additional luggage allowance.

Does MSC offer transfers between airport and ship?

MSC offers convenient port transfers between airport and ship. Please note that port transfers are only available on the same day as cruise embarkation and return, must be booked ahead of time, and are not included in your airfare.

What ticket classes are available?

MSC offers air tickets in various seating classes: coach/economy, premium economy, and business. Please ask our agents about available classes for your chosen flights.