40-Year Blessing Anniversary Cruise

June 25 — July 2, 2022
Celebrating 40 years the best way possible—with your family and friends!

We’re celebrating your Blessing of 40 years together
with other Blessed Couples on a 7-day Caribbean cruise that you won’t forget!

1 Cruise Details
2 Our Program
3 Cruise Pricing
Cruise Details

Cruise Details

The 2022 Blessing Anniversary Cruise will be an 8-day, 7-night luxurious Caribbean cruise, departing from Miami, Florida on June 25, 2022 and returning to Miami on July 2, 2022. 

The MSC Seashore cruise ship will include stops at some of the Caribbean nations along the way, including: 

  • San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Island
  • Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
  • Ocean Cay, Bahamas
  • Back to Miami, Florida
Cruise Details
Our Program

Our Program

There will be an organized program for our group, which will consist of a healthy balance between structured content and free time to spend with each other. 

The cruise also includes many programs, including organized activities for your couple, as well as for children. 

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Our Program
Cruise Pricing

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The cost for a luxurious 7-night cruise around the Caribbean is relatively affordable.

The total price includes accommodations, meals, island visits, and on-board amenities for 8 days and 7 nights. 

You can see a full price breakdown of the different options below. 

Free travel fare for children! (taxes apply)

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40-Year Anniversary
Cruise Details​

We’re excited to announce a 40-year anniversary cruise happening June 25 – July 2, 2022!

Can you imagine celebrating your 40th anniversary with all of your friends from your Blessing 40 years ago, and meeting their children and grandchildren?

Our goal is to make this Anniversary Cruise the most spectacular, fun, and memorable 40th anniversary celebration of all time!

A team of capable and passionate individuals is working to organize a memorable and meaningful cruise to celebrate 40 years of Blessed life for couples who received the Blessing in 1982. This cruise will be a beautiful opportunity to celebrate with other Blessed Couples, as well as our children and grandchildren!

If you are a Blessed Couple from 1982 (2075 or 6000)—or the child of a 1982 Blessed Couple—we invite you to register below and join us for an unforgettable experience through the Caribbean!

We fully understand that not everyone will be able to join us. We wish to provide a truly celebratory experience for couples who have been Blessed in marriage for the last 40 years.

Only 200 cabins available! 

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To see the name list of participants in our cruise group, click here!

Free Cruise Giveaways

We’re giving away free 7-day cruises to a few lucky couples! Learn more about joining the raffle by clicking here.

Itinerary & Details

The 2022 Blessing Anniversary Cruise will be an 8-day, 7-night luxurious Caribbean cruise, departing from Miami, Florida on June 25, 2022 and returning to Miami on July 2, 2022. 

The MSC Seashore cruise ship will include stops at some of the Caribbean nations along the way, including: 

  • San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Island
  • Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
  • Ocean Cay, Bahamas
  • Back to Miami, Florida

You will find below an outline of the main things you will need to know in order to participate in the 2022 Blessing Anniversary Cruise. 

To view other amenities of the MSC Seashore cruise, please visit their description page


Who Can Participate?

This will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to connect with other Blessed Couples and their families in a relaxing and enjoyable environment.

Any Blessed Couples from anywhere in the world are welcome to celebrate together! We have now opened this cruise up to all couples, regardless of when they received the Blessing.

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This will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to connect with other Blessed Couples and their families in a relaxing and enjoyable environment.

 

 

All-Inclusive Pricing

The cost for a luxurious 7-night cruise around the Caribbean is relatively affordable. Our team worked closely with the travel agent for months to get the best rates for our group. 

We understand that a week-long cruise is a significant financial investment for many, which is why we wanted to give everyone plenty of time to save and prepare well. The entire payment does not have to be made until April 5, 2022. 

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We recommend saving up the funds starting now. Also keep in mind any costs of getting to Miami from where you live. It is surely an investment for anyone that decides to join, and we know that it will be a worthwhile experience for everyone. 

Cabin Options

The cabin type that you choose depends on your price range, family size, and personal preference.

The total price includes accommodations, meals, and on-board amenities for 8 days and 7 nights. 

Price per person depends on a few factors, which are: 

1. Cabin types

There are 9 different cabin types, which differ in price range because of the size and location of the cabins. It sounds a bit confusing at first, but the helpful table below will help you make the best choice. Be sure to browse through all of the options using this link

2. Family discounts

The 3rd and 4th family members per cabin are priced at a discounted rate, as outlined below. 

3. Free travel fare for children (0–17)

The only cost for individuals aged 2–17 is the government tax of $348. Children under 2 only pay $189 in taxes.

Rates Per Person

Cabin Type Category Total Fare (per person)
Interior Bella $908.00
Interior Fantastica $948.00
Oceanview Bella $1,048.00
Oceanview Fantastica $1,088.00
Balcony Bella $1,198.00
Balcony Fantastica $1,288.00
Balcony Aurea $1,778.00
Suite Fantastica $1,598.00
Suite Aurea $2,058.00

Categories Explained

You can look at the details of each cabin type by using this link.

Bella

Benefits: Best Price, choose to add on amenities for a fee

Best for: Value-conscious clients

Fantastica

Priority Choice: Superior stateroom location

Onboard Benefits: 50% off all Fitness classes and Personal Training, Free delivery of Room Service, Free Continental Breakfast in bed, Free Master Chef and Language classes for kids

Aurea

Premium Choice: My choice dining times, Easy Beverage Package, priority boarding, Spa and wellness package

Benefits: Easy Beverage Package, priority boarding, complimentary access to exclusive Top 18 Sun Deck and Designated area for My Choice Dining, Spa package: (1) 60 min. massage, Thermal Spa, Spa consultation

Best for: Cruisers who want a lot of amenities at an amazing value

Discounted Prices for 3rd & 4th Guest and Children (per cabin)

3rd/4th Passenger Cabin Type Category Total Fare (per person)
Adult 3rd/4th Interior Bella $529.00
Adult 3rd/4th Interior Fantastica $549.00
Adult 3rd/4th Oceanview Bella $599.00
Adult 3rd/4th Oceanview Fantastica $619.00
Adult 3rd/4th Balcony Bella $679.00
Adult 3rd/4th Balcony Fantastica $719.00
Adult 3rd/4th Balcony Aurea $969.00
Adult 3rd/4th Suite Fantastica $879.00
Adult 3rd/4th Suite Aurea $1,109.00
Child 3rd/4th (Age 2-17) Any Any $309.00 (just taxes)
Child 3rd/4th (Under 2 years old) Any Any $150.00 (just taxes)

Other Extras

Gratuities are extra at $14 per adult per night, $7 per child (age 2 to 17). Gratuities can be prepaid if you choose to do so. Otherwise, they will be charged at the end of the trip to the credit card used to check in with the cruise line. 

WiFi packages, beverage packages, spa packages, etc. are available at an additional cost, but some cabin categories include these (Fantastica or Aurea categories). 

WiFi Packages

It is common for wifi packages to be an additional cost for passengers. Some cabin types have wifi included. 

Browse Package (entire cruise): Browse the web, send and receive emails and images, chat on messenger apps. No video. 

1 device: $73
2 devices: $134
3 devices: $185
4 devices: $224

Browse & Stream Package (entire cruise): Browse the web, send and receive emails and images, chat on messenger apps, video chat, video streaming. 

1 device: $100
2 devices: $179
3 devices: $251
4 devices: $313

How to Join Us

In order to join the 2022 Blessing Anniversary Cruise, please (1) submit your information using the form below and (2) submit your first deposit at the time you reserve your cabin. 

We will email you updates, reminders, and everything you need in preparation for the cruise.

Your Deposit

Deposits are due in accordance with this table. We will send out a payment form to all participants to make the deposit.

Payment Amount Due on or before
1st Payment $150 per person or $300 per cabin Within 7 days of registration
2nd Payment $250 per person or $500 per cabin October 15, 2021
3rd Payment $400 per person or $800 per cabin March 15, 2022
Final Payment Remaining Balance

April 5, 2022

Cancellation Charges

Cancellations will be $50 per person until October 15, 2021. Thereafter, the cancellation charge will increase according to this table. 

Cancellation Amount Cancellation Period
$50 per person Before October 15, 2021
$100 per person December 18, 2021
$150 per person February 16, 2022
50% of cruise fare per person + $50 May 17, 2022
100% of cruise fare per person + $50 After May 18, 2022

The $50 cancellation processing fee will be charged by Gabriela’s Getaways. Before October 15, you will see a $50 cancellation charge from Gabriela’s Getaways. After October 15, you will see two cancellation charges on your credit cards – one from MSC Cruises and a $50 charge from Gabriela’s Getaways.

How to Register

We will collect the information of everyone in our group using the form below. Once you submit that form, you will receive an email with instructions to complete your reservation. 

The information will be sent to Gabriela at Gabriela’s Getaways, who will reserve your cabin and send you a confirmation of your deposit and your reserved stateroom with the cabin number. 

Gabriela will also send you a quote for the cost of travel insurance (if selected), which is calculated based on the cost of your cruise minus the taxes (taxes will be refunded by the cruise line).

The initial deposit of $150 per person is due when you register. 

Travel Insurance Options

It can be valuable to get travel insurance for any unforseen events. If you wish to get travel insurance, you can state that when you make the initial deposit. You will then receive a follow-up from Gabriela, our Travel Advisor, with insurance options.

Our Travel Advisor for our cruise is Gabriela from Gabriela’s Gateways. If you want to ask her questions about the cruise, feel free to contact her at gabrielaneu@yahoo.com or 917-328-7616. 

See Who’s Going!

To see the name list of participants in our cruise group, click here

FAQ

1 COVID-19 Updates
2 Can children travel for free?
3 Can I participate if my spouse has ascended?
COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates

We will be closely monitoring the developments. A recent article about cruises and vaccines can be found in this article

COVID-19 Updates
Can children travel for free?

Can children travel for free?

All children 0–17 years of age travel for free, but will need to pay the government taxes. Children 2–17 pay $348 per child for taxes. Children under 2 only pay $189 in taxes. This assumes that both parents will be onboard and sharing a cabin. 

Can children travel for free?
Can I participate if my spouse has ascended?

Can I participate if my spouse has ascended?

Yes, we would love to see you there! We would like to even plan a memorial program for members who have passed since 1982.

Can I participate if my spouse has ascended?

Sign up for an experience of a lifetime!

By filling out this form, you are making an initial commitment to join the cruise.

The initial deposit of $150 per person is due when you register. You will receive a payment form as soon as your register. Cancellations can be made until Oct. 15, 2021.

Please submit one form per cabin that you plan to reserve. You do not need to submit once per person.