Rates and Booking Information
|Inside Room||Oceanview Room|
|Balcony Room||Aurea Suite|
Holistic Holiday at Sea XI
Join Us Next Year on the Beautiful New MSC Divina March 1-8, 2014
Abbott and Hill Travel, a Williamsburg Travel Management Company, is the exclusive travel agency for booking Holistic Holiday at Sea XI. Reservations made through other agencies or direct with the cruise line DO NOT include our extensive holistic program, social events or special Vegan meals. Specially marked ID tags are required to enter our classes, events and meals.
Contact Abbott and Hill Travel for reservations or other travel needs (such as flights, transfers or travel insurance). To facilitate your booking and ensure that your information will be recorded accurately, we encourage you to complete our brief pre-booking form and click “submit.” In most cases, you will hear from one of our designated travel agents at Abbott and Hill Travel by the end of the next business day. If you prefer, you can contact them by phone or email:
Toll-free: 1-866-601-1923, choose option 2 or call Martha Anderson directly:
Email: [email protected]
For information about our holistic program, classes or meals, contact Holistic Holiday at Sea directly.
Toll-free: 1-800-496-0989 or Ph: 1-828-749-9537
Email: [email protected]
MSC Divina Deck Plans
2014 Holistic Holiday at Sea Rates
|Room Type||Description:||Rates per person, double occupancy*||3rd & 4th person, adult*||3rd & 4th person, age 12-17*||Single Rates*|
|Aurea Suite||Larger room, panoramic window, no balcony||$2,425||$1,195||$495||$3,825|
|Yacht Club Suite||Larger room, private balcony and special amenities||$2,725||$1,395||$745||N/A|
† Price includes room and board and all classes except a few special workshops.
*Plus $89.14 per person for taxes and fees. Tips are $84.00 for adults; $42.00 for ages 2 - 17. These charges are in addition to the rates above and are subject to change. MSC reserves the right to pass on a fuel surcharge to guests without prior notice.
** 3rd & 4th person rates for children age 2-11: $250 for all rooms except for Yacht Club Suites, which are $595 per child.
NEW! UM Program for Health Professionals
CME program offered for MDs, DOs, & PAs in cooperation with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's iCamp, Integrative and Complementary Academic Medicine Programs. This Live activity, Holistic Holiday at Sea 2014, with a beginning date of 03/01/2014, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 31.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CE program has been applied for through the Florida boards by iCamp for allied health professionals, including Nurses, Acupuncturists, Chiropractors, Clinical Nutritionists, Registered Dieticians, Psychologists, Dentists, Clinical Social Workers, Family Therapists, Marriage Counselors, Massage Therapists and Licensed Midwives.
Click here for more details and a registration form or call 305-243-4751 for more information. PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER FOR THE HOLISTIC HOLIDAY AT SEA CRUISE BEFORE SIGNING UP FOR THE CME/CE PROGRAM. See above quick links to our rates and other holistic cruise information. Registration for the CME/CE Program ends February 21, 2014.
Frequently Asked Questions.
Click Here to see our Frequently Asked Questions page.
The price of the ultimate holistic vacation is much more affordable than you may think. Prices begin at just $1,395 per person double occupancy and include port charges of $150.00, specially prepared organic/natural meals, lectures, yoga classes, Pilates classes, meditation classes, workshops, cooking classes, nightly entertainment, and the use of all basic spa/health club and onboard facilities. Taxes and prepaid gratuities are additional. Some special workshops, individual consultations and individual treatments are not included. See presenter page or program page for details.
Get discounted airfare. Passenger must enter the authorization number: 8124BQ to receive a 5% discount on roundtrip tickets. Tickets must be purchased online. This offer is good for travel on American Airlines between February 26 through March 11, 2014.
Earn a free credit. You can earn $50 of credit for each new paid guest (excluding your family members) that you introduce to our cruise. The credit can be applied to books or special workshop purchases.
For your convenience and the advantage of group rates, Abbott and Hill Travel has arranged a block of rooms at the following popular hotels for your pre-cruise stay. We suggest that you make your reservations as soon as possible as rates are subject to availability and have a deadline as indicated below. Reservation contact information and other important details follow each hotel description.
Hilton Miami Airport: $179 per night plus tax for single or double room with 2 queen beds, $189 for triple, $199 for quad room. King bed rates are $189 plus tax for one or two people. Newly renovated, luxurious rooms feature 37” flat-panel HDTV, high speed internet (wired and wireless) for a fee, Hilton Serenity beds, coffee/tea maker, mini-bar and 24-hour room service. Complimentary high-speed internet available in the hotel lobby and lounge. Relax in the beautiful outdoor pool or enjoy the state-of-the-art fitness center. Hilton Miami Airport offers complimentary scheduled transportation to/from the Miami airport (5 am to 1 am). Smoke-free, except for 3 designated smoking rooms and specific smoking areas available outdoors. There is a self parking fee of $15 plus tax per day ($20 per day for valet parking).
Our block of rooms will most likely fill up well before the January 30, 2014 group booking deadline, so make your reservations as soon as possible. Cancellations must be made before 6 pm on the arrival date to avoid a penalty of one night’s stay.
To make a reservation at Hilton Miami Airport:
Online - click on this link or cut and paste it into your browser: http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/M/MIAAHHH-TGS-20140224/index.jhtml
Simply click the “Book a room” link, then enter your arrival date and a March 1, 2014 departure, and continue to follow the links to complete your reservation.
For phone reservations, call toll-free: 1-800-HILTONS (1-800-445-8667). To receive the group rates, you must say you are with the Holistic Holiday at Sea group (group code TGS) and if calling the toll-free number, let them know you will be staying at the Hilton Miami Airport, 5101 Blue Lagoon Drive, Miami, FL.
Embassy Suites Miami Airport: $179 per night plus tax for up to two people in a king bed suite; $189 per night plus tax for up to two people in a suite with two queen beds. An additional $10 per person will be charged for additional adults; children 17 and under are free in the same suite with their parents. Maximum of 4 in a king bed suite and 5 in a double queen suite. Spacious modern apartment-style suites feature divided living and sleeping areas, complimentary wireless internet and two 32” LCD flat-screen TVs. The living area also features a sofa bed, armchair, work table, wetbar, refrigerator and coffeemaker. Other hotel amenities include complimentary breakfast (including some vegan options), complimentary 24-hour airport shuttle, a fitness center, outdoor pool and whirlpool. Transportation to the Port of Miami is $13 per person. There is a parking fee of $10 per day during your stay (special group rate). Parking during the cruise is available at $8/day or visit www.chapairportparking.org for special rates.
Our block of rooms will most likely fill up well before the January 24, 2014 group booking deadline, so make your reservations early. Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours before the arrival date to avoid a penalty equal to one night's stay.
To make a reservation: call toll-free: 1-800-EMBASSY. Request the group rates for group code HC1 or group name: Holistic Pre-Cruise Group – MSC Divina Cruise. This rate is available to our group for up to 3 nights prior to the March 1 cruise. The hotel address is 3974 NW South River Drive, Miami, FL 33142
Courtyard by Marriott Miami Airport: $179 per night plus tax for a room for one to four people with 2 queen beds. Newly renovated guest rooms feature HDTV with premium cable channels and complimentary high speed internet access. Complimentary high-speed internet also available in the hotel lobby and lounge. Relax in the outdoor heated pool or enjoy the fitness center. Courtyard Miami Airport offers complimentary scheduled transportation to/from the Miami airport (5 am to 1 am). This is a smoke-free property. There is a self-parking fee of $17 per day ($20 per day for valet parking).
Our block of rooms will most likely fill up well before the January 31, 2014 group booking deadline, so make your reservations early. Cancellations must be made before 6 pm on the arrival date to avoid a penalty of one night’s stay.
To make a reservation: call their in house reservation department - Ph: 305.642.8400 or toll-free: 1-800-321-2211. To receive the group rates, you must say you are with the Holistic Holiday at Sea group and if calling the toll-free number, let them know you will be staying at the Courtyard Miami Airport, 1201 NW 42nd Ave. (LeJeune Rd), Miami, FL.
Hotel in Ft. Lauderdale: As you know, the cruise is departing from the Port of Miami, so the closest airport is Miami International Airport. A few people have said that they plan to fly into Ft. Lauderdale for one reason or another. If you are flying into Ft. Lauderdale and are looking for group rates at a hotel there, please email Martha Anderson, as she has made arrangements for our group and she will email you the hotel information. Martha’s email is [email protected]
Need to find a roommate? The rate for single occupancy is approximately 1.5 times the double occupancy rate. If you do not want to room alone, it may be possible to find a compatible roommate and pay the double occupancy rate. However, this may take some flexibility on your part regarding the room category you choose. For detailed information please call Martha Anderson of Abbott and Hill Travel at 1-843-410-2137 (Mon-Thurs, 9am-5:30pm EST).
MSC Cruises will offer a variety of shore excursions at each of our ports of call. These will include a wide choice of relaxing, natural and cultural tours suitable for older and younger guests, as well as more active and sports-oriented excursions for those who prefer a little more adventure. Please check back in late summer for the descriptions, rates and duration of the tours offered during our March 1-8, 2014 cruise.
Deposits and Cancellation Policy
For reservations made prior to July, $250 per person is due when the reservation is made and an additional $250 is due in July. For reservations made after June, a $500 per person deposit is required. The balance of the invoice is due in early December. For those registering after November 30, payment must be made in full at the time of booking. We accept Master Card, Visa, and American Express.
The cancellation fee is $100 per person from July 11 to October 31, 2013. After October 31, the cancellation charges, per person, are as follows: $250 from November 1 through December 10; $500 from December 11, 2013 – January 10, 2014; 50% of cruise fare from January 11 through February 11, 2014; after February 11 there is no refund except for the government fees and prepaid tips. Travel insurance is available for the entire cruise program amount in case of medical or travel emergency, and we strongly recommend it. Please ask about this when you make your reservation.