Plan next year’s holiday and save £279 with this offer from The Cruise Village. The price is now £699 per person for 10 nights aboard the MSC Opera at the height of summer, with free car parking in Southampton thrown in too. Children can travel for £120 each.
The ship sets sail from Southampton on 19, 29 July and 8, 18 August, 2014, and calls at Ijmuiden (Netherlands), St Peter Port (Guernsey), Vigo (Spain), Lisbon (Portugal), Bilbao (Spain) and Le Havre for Paris before returning to Southampton.
The price is based on two people sharing an Inside Cabin on a full-board basis. Ocean View Cabins cost £100 more and Balcony Cabins are £600 more.
Best suited to younger couples and families, the MSC Opera --described by Fodor's as "light and bright by day, intimate and sophisticated by night" -- has a clean, minimalist design. Entertainment facilities include a show lounge and a nightclub. There are also several bars and lounges on board, including the Opera Lounge, which regularly hosts live bands, and a piano bar.
Upgrade to all-inclusive board for an extra £230 per person, or £115 more for children. Click here for more information.