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GET ON BOARD MSC PROGRAM

GET ON BOARD MSC SEASIDE & MSC MERAVIGLIA:
Cruise from Miami to the Caribbean on the revolutionary MSC Seaside or MSC Meraviglia ("The Eigth Wonder of the World") in a Balcony Stateroom for $499 pp (plus GFTs) and enjoy FREE unlimited drinks. Choose from select sailings between December 1, 2018 and April 5, 2020.

GET REIMBURSED ($499 CRUISE FARE):
Make 10 Caribbean FIT bookings on any MSC ship sailing from Miami, Florida. All bookings must be 7 nights or more, in any category.

  • Qualifying bookings must be made in MSC Book (www.mscbook.com) between December 1, 2018 and March 31, 2020
  • Claim each qualifying booking in MSC Academy (www.mscacademy.com)
  • Receive a reimbursement check for the $499 cruise fare (GFT excluded) after all 10 sailings are complete


STEPS TO SUCCESS

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TO Book your
Travel Advisor Rate
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for MSC Book
(your 10 bookings)
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to Claim your bookings
on MSC Academy
FAQ's
    What is the Get On Board program?
    MSC Cruises’ Get Onboard program is an exclusive travel advisor promotion effective December 1, 2018 through March 31, 2020 where travel advisors can sail on MSC Seaside or MSC Meraviglia in a Balcony Stateroom with the Bella Experience for a reduced travel advisor rate of $499 per person and get reimbursed for their cruise ($499, GFTs excluded) after making 10 qualifying MSC Caribbean cruise bookings.


GET ONBOARD MSC Program - FAQs about the $499 MSC Seaside Travel Advisor Rate
    Do I have to be an MSC Academy graduate to book the reduced travel advisor rate?
    Yes, all travel advisors who wish to sail on MSC Seaside or MSC Meraviglia with the $499 reduced travel advisor rate must first graduate from MSC Academy.
    How do I submit a request to cruise on MSC Seaside or MSC Meraviglia with the $499 reduced travel advisor rate?
    Complete and submit this form (link). Your MSC Cruises BDM will be notified of your request.
    Does the second passenger in my stateroom also get reimbursed the $499?
    MSC Cruises will reimburse the $499 cruise fare only to the qualifying travel advisor sailing and not their guest.
    Does this offer include any other perks?
    The special travel advisor rate of $499 on MSC Seaside and MSC Meraviglia includes the Easy Drink Package.
    What is the Easy Drink Package?
    Enjoy unlimited consumption of selected drinks. Satisfy your thirst at any moment with a dedicated selection of house wines by the glass, one brand of draft beer (Heineken [brand of beer may vary overtime]) and/or Miller Lite bottled beer (for Caribbean itineraries only), selected spirits and cocktails, non-alcoholic cocktails, soft drinks and fruit juices by the glass, bottled mineral water, classic hot drink (espresso, cappuccino, cafe latte, hot tea) and coffee and hot chocolate drinks. You can take advantage of this offer in all onboard bars, as well as the self-service buffet and restaurants, excluding specialty restaurants. Must be 21 years and older to consume alcohol beverages. Service charges are already included with the package.
    Can I upgrade my drink package to the Premium or Premium Plus Package?
    Yes. You can upgrade the Easy Drink Package to the Premium Package for $27 pp/day or to the Premium Plus Package for $44 pp/day. If you choose to upgrade your drink package, it must be done by all guests within the stateroom. Standard terms & conditions apply for drink packages. Click here to view flyer and terms & conditions about the drink packages.
    Which ships does the Get Onboard MSC program and $499 reduced travel advisor rate apply to?
    Only on MSC Seaside and MSC Meraviglia in a Balcony Stateroom with the Bella Experience. Other reduced travel advisor rates for MSC ships (MSC Armonia, MSC Divina), if available, can be found at http://www.msccruisesagent.com/book-a-cruise/travel-agent-rates.
    How will I be reimbursed for my cruise and what is the turnaround time for payment?
    Travel advisors will receive a check of $499 in the mail once all 10 qualifying bookings have completed their sailings. In order to receive the $499 check, all 10 qualifying bookings must be booked through MSC Book and claimed at www.mscacademy.com on the “Rewards” page.
    Can I book a single, triple, quad or handicap stateroom?
    The reduced travel advisor rate is available only for double occupancy staterooms. Singles, triples and quads are not available. Handicap staterooms are available upon request.
    Can I bring my family with me? (i.e: husband and kids, immediate relatives, friends)
    The reduced travel advisor rate is applicable for only 1 stateroom at double occupancy. If other guests would like to join, they must book at the prevailing rate.
    Do I have to pay GFTs on top of the rate? If so, how much are the GFTs?
    GFTs are additional per person and may vary based on itinerary and sail date.
    Is the voyager’s club applicable for this rate?
    Per the Terms & Conditions for the Voyagers Club: No points will be awarded for “Experience” purchased and pre-paid onboard services if the member is traveling on a free or special ticket, nor will the cruise count towards achieving a higher level of membership.
    Do you require a deposit or the balance paid in full at the time of booking?
    When booking a cruise at a travel advisor reduced rate the balance must be paid in full at time of booking.
    What is the cancellation policy and/or fees when booking this rate?
    Standard MSC Cruises Terms & Conditions and Cancellation Policies apply. You can view all Terms & Conditions on our website or in the brochure.
    Are any discounts combinable with this rate?
    No other discounts can be combined with the reduced travel advisor rate.
    Can a group of travel partners book the TA Rates for one specific date (based on availability)?
    Yes, but each travel advisor must submit individual requests and be approved by their MSC Cruises BDM. Group rates are not available for the reduced travel advisor rate.
    If I am approved how will I receive confirmation, by email or phone?
    If approved by your MSC Cruises BDM to sail with the reduced travel advisor rate, you will be informed by both email and phone by someone from Sales Service.


GET ONBOARD MSC Program - FAQs about the 10 qualifying MSC Caribbean bookings & reimbursement
    Do I have to cruise on MSC Seaside or MSC Meravglia with the $499 travel advisor rate before my 10 qualifying bookings can count?
    Cruising on MSC Seaside or MSC Meraviglia with the $499 travel advisor rate and making the 10 qualifying MSC Caribbean cruises do not have to happen in any particular order. You may cruise on MSC Seaside or MSC Meraviglia with the $499 travel advisor rate and make your 10 qualifying MSC Caribbean bookings any time between December 1, 2018 and March 31, 2020. For example, you could make four MSC Caribbean qualifying bookings before your cruise on MSC Seaside or MSC Meraviglia with the $499 travel advisor rate and make the remaining six qualifying MSC Caribbean bookings after your cruise.
    Can I make 10 qualifying MSC Caribbean bookings in a group?
    Group bookings are not eligible to claim for the reimbursement. Valid only for new FIT bookings, excluding interline and travel advisor rates.
    I booked 10 qualifying FIT MSC Caribbean cruises for the Get Onboard MSC program, now what do I do?
    You must claim all qualifying bookings at www.mscacademy.com. Once logged in, click on the “Rewards” tab at the top right of the screen and insert all qualifying bookings in the form.
    What if I make more than 10 qualifying bookings, can I get reimbursed for more than one cruise?
    Travel advisors will be reimbursed for only one $499 MSC Seaside or MSC Meraviglia cruise, no matter how many qualifying bookings are made or however many times they sailed with the special $499 travel advisor rate.
    Does it matter which booking portal/system I use to make the 10 qualifying bookings?
    Each of the 10 qualifying bookings that are made towards the Get Onboard MSC program ($499) reimbursement must be made in MSC Book only. If a qualifying booking is not made in MSC Book, it will not be counted towards the 10 qualifying bookings for reimbursement.
    What are all the requirements for the 10 “qualifying bookings” to get reimbursed the $499?
    a. All 10 bookings must be made in MSC Book.
    b. All 10 bookings must be new FIT bookings made between December 1, 2018 and March 31, 2020.
    c. All 10 bookings must be an MSC Caribbean cruise that leaves from Miami, Florida (on any ship).
    d. All 10 bookings must be claimed in the “Rewards” tab in MSC Academy (www.mscacademy.com)
    e. YOU must personally sail on MSC Seaside or MSC Meraviglia at the $499 reduced travel advisor rate.
    f. If any of the above requirements are not met, you will not be reimbursed $499.
    Do I have to sail on MSC Seaside or MSC Meraviglia in order to be reimbursed $499?
    Yes, as part of the Get Onboard MSC program, you must personally sail on MSC Seaside or MSC Meraviglia sometime between December 1, 2018 and March 31, 2020 with the $499 reduced travel advisor rate in order to be reimbursed $499. However, the 10 qualifying bookings may be on any ship from Miami, Florida (MSC Seaside, MSC Meraviglia, MSC Divina, MSC Armonia).
    Is this offer valid for existing reservations?
    Existing reservations are not eligible to claim for the $499 reimbursement. Valid only to new FIT bookings made between December 1, 2018 and March 31, 2020.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
*Terms & Conditions: To receive travel advisor rates you must be an MSC Academy graduate (www.mscacademy.com). Rate is only valid for travel advisors who have been approved through their BDM. Minimum overall leisure travel production is required before approval. Rate is for MSC Seaside or MSC Meraviglia, subject to availability on each sailing. Not valid on certain blackout dates including but not limited to Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s. Rate is valid for the travel advisor and one guest sharing, doubles only. Maximum of one reimbursed person ($499, GFT excluded). Group rates and interline rates do not apply to the 10 qualifying bookings. The drink package included is the EASY DRINK PACKAGE: Choose from a selection of house wines by the glass, Heineken draft, bottled Miller Lite, selected spirits and cocktails, non-alcoholic cocktails, classic hot drinks and more. Available in onboard bars, self-service buffet and restaurants, excluding specialty restaurants. Subject to change. Offer expires March 31, 2020. Ships’ registry Panama and Malta.