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MSC Cruises Holidays for Heroes

MSC Cruises Holidays for Heroes

Holidays for Heroes - Huge Thanks. Huge Savings

As a thank you for the tireless work throughout the COVID-19 crisis, MSC Cruises are honoured to offer a discount of up to 50% to all healthcare workers and their families, as soon as you are ready for a well-deserved holiday.

We can offer this discount off of the cruise fare on all new bookings confirmed on or before 30th April 2021 for cruises departing in 2021. The offer is capacity controlled and subject to availability at the time of reservation.

You can combine this discount with other MSC promotions available - our team will be able to tell you more at the time of booking. And, with MSC's Stress Free Cruising policy, you can enjoy greater peace of mind, you can reschedule your cruise free of charge up to 15 days* before departure for cruise only and up to 21 days* before departure for fly & cruise.~

Who is eligible?

  • All NHS doctors, nurses, front line and back-office staff employed in hospitals, clinics & COVID-19 centres, who have been directly or indirectly impacted by the COVID-19 emergency
  • Other related jobs to hospital services (e.g cleaning staff, catering staff) only if directly hired by hospitals (not external contractors)
  • Family doctors / GP's
  • Firefighters
  • Pharmacists operating during the pandemic
  • Private doctors and medical figures not employed in hospitals ONLY if their specialisation is related to COVID-19 diseases (eg pneumology, virology)
  • Healthcare volunteers (ambulance, social services) who offered their support during the COVID-19 emergency
  • Retired doctors who were called back to service to give support during the pandemic
  • Research laboratory employees if they specifically perform COVID-19 tests
  • Police service and other 'Blue Light' cardholders may also be eligible - please speak to our team

Who is not eligible?

  • Private doctors / medical staff not employed in hospital facilities and / or whose specialisation does not directly relate to COVID-19 (eg dentists, orthopedics, dermatologists, etc.)
  • Any other jobs related to hospital activities but hired by private external companies
  • Retired medical staff
  • Researchers working in laboratories which perform general medical examinations

What do I do?

Take a look at any of the cruise holidays on our site or speak to our team to help you through the choices available. You will need to supply a copy of your ID card and, subject to your employment/volunteer category, further proof of eligibility. You will also need to present these at embarkation. We will confirm your eligibility with MSC Cruises and apply the saving to your booking.

Terms & conditions

Terms: 50% is the maximum discount available and will not be offered on all cruises and categories. World cruise is excluded. * Please allow at least 1 extra working day for Cruise Circle to advise MSC Cruises of your intentions. ~Additional terms may apply to selected fly-cruise holidays where Cruise Circle / Midcounties Co-operative Travel Consortium is the ATOL holder.


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