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A Pirate's Life Cruise 2020

2020 Trip has been Postponed until next Year

8 Days on MSC Seaside, April 17-24, 2021

The new cruise is now on the MSC Meraviglia instead of the MSC Seaside.  This be their newest ship, which features the Cirque Du Soleil at Sea.  The cruise only has only one change, Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic instead of Nassau in the Bahamas.

Travel the High Seas with fellow Pirate Enthusiasts to visit Pirate Museums, Spanish Fortresses, Rum Bars in the Caribbean isles. Luxurious Life aboard a cruise ship with Game Night, Pirate Classes & Buccaneer Ball, Yarrr!

 

Here be the ports we pirate be visiting on arrrr cruise of the Caribbean

 

 

Sat, April 18, 2020

Tampa (Optional - 10am) Bus Transportation to Miami


Miami (Depart 5:00pm)

Nightly Dinner: We are scheduled for the early dinner at 5:30pm each night, you are not required to eat with the group every night, but it would be nice if you eat with the group at dinner at least twice. This is good for those that like to eat with other people you know, instead of foreigners who may not speak your language. We will let you know the location of arrr table when we find out.

Meet & Greet: Time & Location to be announced. Dress Code: Pirate Lite (Pirate T-Shirt with one or two accessories such as a Tricorn, Sash, Bandana, Striped Socks or Hip Scarf. We will go over all the pirate activities for the week. Discuss arrr movie short project.

 

Sat, April 17, 2021

We be what we have planned so far. Times and activities are subject to change!

First Sea Day:

• 2-4pm: Pirate Game Day which will consist of different pirate card, dice and board games.  Feel free to bring any pirate games that you may have.

• 5pm: Rum Pub Crawl: We will hit all of the ships bar looking for the best rum drinks on the ship. Dress Code: Full pirate garb, tonight is Captain's Night.

In Port Trips: You should attend least one of the three additional fee, shore excursions. They will be pay as you go. They will be better and cheaper than the cruise ship options, as we are not making a profit from them.  We are just going as a group and dividing the cost among us.  We will go over each trip the night before during the nightly dinner.

Monday - Apr 19, 2020

• 2pm - Class on Treasure Coins

San Juan: (Arrive 5pm)
• 5pm Walking tour around the grand Spanish fortresses of San Cristobal at night (unfortunately they will be closed by the time we get in port) covering their history n' pirates in Puerto Rico.  We will be taking group photos so dress code is Full Pirate Garb, but be prepared to walk.

• 6:30pm Drinks at the Piano Bar at the Cannon Club.  Then off to La Factoria for more drinking.

•6:30 pm 1.4K walk to Castillo San Felipe del Morro for those that don't want to drink

• 8:30 pm Dinner at Barrachina 4.3 stars $20-50 for Puerto Rican Food, this be where the Pina Colada be invented.

 

(Departs 1am)

Tuesday - Apr 20, 2021

St Thomas:(Arrive 7pm) Clothing is Pirate Lite
• 9am - Pirate Treasure Ship Wreck Museum $16 (which we had a small hand in and they will be giving us a special behind the scene tour).

* 11am - Shop at Pirate Gallery & Pirates Chest

• 12pm -Blackbeard's Castle (not really his castle, but has a nice collection of pirate statues, hopefully it will be open when we get there).

(Depart 2pm)

Wednesday - Apr 21, 2021

Puerto Plata: (Arrive 10am) Clothing is Pirate Lite
• 11:00am -Fortaleza San Felipe, $13.50 Dress Code Pirate Lite

• 1:30pm -Other activities to be announced

(Depart 6pm)

 

Thursday - Apr 22, 2021

2nd Sea Day

11am: Class on What Pirates Really Wore

2pm: Period Dance Class

Clothing is Fancy Full Pirate Garb

7pm: Pirate Parade aboard ship

8pm: Formal Pirate Ball with Period Dancing

 

Friday - Apr 23, 2021

Ocean Cay: (Arrive 9am) Clothing is Pirate Lite
This be the newest private cruise ship island, MSC 95 acre Marine Reserve, opening up in Nov 2019

• 2 - 4pm - Treasure hunt n' film our own short pirate short movie

(Departs 11:55pm)

Saturday - Apr 24, 2021

Miami: (Arrives 7am)

Tampa (Optional - 7:30am) Bus Transportation From Miami

Cruise Pricing 

Prices will be going up next year, so book now to get this great rate.

Room Taxes Total per Person
Interior Bella TBA TBA
Interior Fantastica TBA TBA
Oceanview Bella TBA TBA
Oceanview Fantastica TBA TBA
Balcony Bella TBA TBA
Balcony Fantastica TBA TBA
Suite Fantastica TBA TBA
Suite Aurea $1749 $191 $1940

 

Gratuities are $12.50 per person, per day and will be added to your final bill at the end of the cruise.

Easy Drink Package

Our room package include the Easy Drink Package which normally cost $35 per day. The drink package included unlimited consumption of selected drink priced up to $6. More details later. 15% service charge.

3 Levels of Experiences

Bella: Lowest priced staterooms, No ability to choose specific cabins
Fantastica: Choose specific cabin, 24 hour room service
Aurea: Choose cabin, Spa Package, Priority Boarding, Private Sun Deck

 

Food on MSC Cruise

You will have the ability to dine in the early or late in the main dinning room, we will try to arrange sitting together in a group. You will have the ability to dine on your own in the buffet or additional fee restaurants.

Deposit Requirement

$199 per person deposit is required to start this pirate adventure.  There is a $50 discount if you sign up by July 4, 2019. For 21 year or older only. MSC will match other cruise ship loyalty programs.

Terms & Conditions
Rates are cruise only per person based on double occupancy (with the exception of FLA & FLP categories) and quoted in USD. Offer valid for U.S. & Canadian residents. Government Fees, Taxes and Port Charges are additional for each guest. COMBINABLE DISCOUNTS: One (1) of the following discounts may be applied as applicable per stateroom: MSC Voyagers Club Discount; Military Discount; Interline Discount. Applicable to active and retired U.S. and Canadian military, civil service and interline personnel and their spouses, dependent children, parents, and parents-in-law. Qualifying guests must present an I.D.badge from their respective organization at the time of booking. Offer is capacity-controlled, subject to availability, cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion and may be withdrawn without notice. MSC Cruises reserves the right to pass on any fuel surcharge without prior notice to all guests. MSC Cruises reserves the right to refuse to honor any prices/sailings that are erroneously printed or quoted. Other restrictions may apply.      

*Deposit: A $199pp deposit is applicable to 6 to 14-night sailings. Excludes MSC Yacht Club. 

**EASY DRINKS PACKAGE: Available for all Caribbean cruises on MSC Seaside from Miami. Included items are subject to change. Upgrading from the EASY package to the PREMIUM or PREMIUM PLUS package must be done for all guests sailing in the same stateroom, 21 years old and older. Upgrades can only be purchased for the duration of the cruise and is not available on a per day basis. When ordering a drink on board, you must present your Cruise Card or wearable wristband. The Easy Package does include the 15% service charge.