New York, Miami and Caribbean Cruise (30.04.2023-15.05.2023)

 

 

 

Travel program

Day 1 (April 30, 2023)

Skopje – Istanbul – New York

Group meeting at the airport in Skopje at 06:40. Departure to Istanbul at 08:40 (flight TK 1004). Meal on the plane included. Landing in Istanbul at 11:15. Departure for New York at 18:40 (flight TK 11). Meal on the plane included. Landing in New York at 22:25. After completing the passport formalities, an organized transfer to the hotel located in Manhattan. Accommodation in the hotel, overnight stay.

 

Day 2 – Day 4 (April 30-May 3, 2023)

New York

New York is a state in the northeastern part of the United States and is the 27th largest, the fourth most populated and the seventh most densely populated state in the United States.

In general, New York has a humid continental climate. New York’s weather is strongly influenced by two continental air masses: warm and humid from the southwest and cold and dry from the northwest.

New York is divided into 62 counties and five boroughs that are also counties, each bounded by a district, the most famous of which are Kings County (Brooklyn), Queens County (Queens), New York County (Manhattan), Bronx County (The Bronx), Richmond County (Staten Island)…

With 800 languages, New York is the oldest linguistically diverse city in the world.

The view from the Empire State Building spans five states. It has a view of many famous New York landmarks such as the Brooklyn Bridge, Times Square, the Statue of Liberty, the Hudson and the East River, and more. It’s no wonder why this is one of the best places to visit in New York.

The Statue of Liberty is a lighthouse in New York, which is a gift from the people of France.

Visitors to Central Park can hike, bike, play chess, ice skate, and even fish.

Times Square, located in Midtown Manhattan at the intersection of Broadway and Seventh Avenue, is often called the crossroads of the world. Full of lights and billboards, it also serves as the center of the District Theatre.

Brooklyn Bridge – Walk the elevated walkway. Enjoy stunning views of the skyline while you’re there. Millions of people visit the Brooklyn Bridge every year just to see the glow of the river below Manhattan in the skyscrapers.

Free days for individual activities.

Possibility of organizing optional excursions.

Day 5 (May 4, 2023)

New York – Miami

Check out from the hotel. Transfer to the airport. Flight to Fort Lauderdale (Miami). After landing, transfer to the hotel in Miami. Accommodation in the hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 6 – Day 8 (May 4-May 7, 2023)

Miami

 

 

 

 

 

Miami is a port city in the southeastern part of the US state of Florida and its Atlantic coast. Miami has the largest port in the world.Downtown Miami has the largest concentration of international banks in the United States.

The city is also one of the main agricultural regions for the production of tomatoes, avocados, mangoes and beans.

Miami Beach is home to the largest collection of Art Deco architecture in the world.

Miami has more than 800 parks and is the only city in the United States surrounded by two national parks: Biscayne National Park and Everglades National Park.

Although it is best known for its beautiful white sandy beaches, Miami Beach is also home to one of the biggest ski clubs.

According to Miami’s meteorological history, snow in these parts is only remembered once.

Miami Beach is one of the few man-made islands in the United States. It was once an empty space with coconut plantations. Years ago, most people would never have guessed that it would be the popular tourist destination it is today.

The Vizcaya Museum calls Miami Beach home. It has an exquisite orchid collection and has

artwork displays that are over 2,000 year old. More than 170,000 visitors come to the Vizcaya Museum each year.

Miami has a tropical monsoon climate with hot and humid summers and short and warm winters.

Free days for individual activities. Possibility of organizing optional excursions.

Day 8 (May 7, 2023)

Miami – CRUISE

Check out from the hotel in the morning. Transfer to the Port of Miami.

Starting the ship check-in procedure.

Start of the cruise.

 

 

Day 9 (May 8, 2023)

OCEAN CAY, BAHAMAS

OCEAN CAY MSC MARINE RESORT (BAHAMAS)

A day to enjoy the beauty and facilities of MSC Cruises’ private island. The island is part of the Bahamas.

Day 10 (May 9, 2023)

Days at sea

Free day to enjoy the facilities of the ship.

 

Day 11 (May 10, 2023)

Ocho Rios, JAMAICA

 

 

 

Ocho Rios is a city in Portland County on the north coast of Jamaica. Not far from the city, travelers and residents can visit Columbus Park, where Columbus is said to have first come to this land, and see maritime artifacts and Spanish colonial buildings.Ocho Rios is known for its tropical climate, with a wet season from May to November and a dry season from December to April.

Ocho Rios is known for its wide selection of jewelry and gems.

The most popular tourist attraction in Ocho Rios is the Dunn’s River Falls. The 600 feet (180 m) -long waterfalls allows visitors to swim under the falls, to relax in the clear water and climb the natural giant “water stairs” that are terraced along the falls.

Bob Marley’s birthplace and grave located in the hills above Ocho Rios are also open and accessible to the public daily.

We recommend the “Bamboo beach club” beach, which you can reserve on the boat itself and costs about 29 USD.

Day 12 (May 11, 2023)

George Town, CAYMAN ISLANDS

George Town is a city located on the largest Cayman Island in the Cayman Islands group. It serves as the capital of the Cayman Islands.

Georgetown is a popular port in the Caribbean.

The Grand Cayman National Museum in George Town displays a wide range of artifacts and the building itself is an artifact as it is the oldest building in George Town.

Seven Mile Beach is the most popular white sand beach on the island.

Boatswain Beach, formerly known as Turtle Farm, is a marine park. More than 16,000 turtles live in it. A certain part is a lagoon where visitors can swim with turtles and other marine animals.

We recommend: Walk through Georgetown for about 2 hours, then the beach – Royal Palms Beach club at 7 miles beach ($10 round trip, beach entrance fee $2.50).

Day 13 (May 12, 2023)

Cozumel, MEXICO

“Cozumel” is a Caribbean island off the Yucatan Peninsula in southeastern Mexico.

Cozumel is an island rich in history, culture, entertainment and natural beauty.

Cozumel has incredibly clear water with visibility of 100-200m.

Most visitors travel to Cozumel for diving, which is one of the main attractions and to see the beautiful underwater world. The main attractions are the coral reefs.

Cozumel has a tropical climate.

The central part of the island is a jungle with a large number of wild animals.

Recommendation: A walk of about 2 hours through the city, then the beach.

For snorkelers we recommend Tortuga Beach (transportation to the beach about 10 USD both directions). For lovers of sandy beach and Mexican food we recommend “Mr Sanchos Beach club” (entrance is 55 USD with All inclusive service, plus transport about 10 USD both ways).

Day 14 (May 13, 2023)

Days at sea

Free day to enjoy the facilities of the ship.
Day 15 (May 14, 2023)

Miami – Istanbul

End of cruise, disembarkation. Free day until the scheduled transfer time to the airport. Departure from Miami at 20:45. Landing in Istanbul on 05/15/2023 at 15:25.
Day 16 (May 15, 2023)

Istanbul – Skopje

Departure for Skopje at 19:00. Landing at the airport in Skopje at 19:30 local time.

 

THE PRICE OF THE TRIP IS IN EUR PER PERSON IN A DOUBLE BEDROOM

(payment is in Denar equivalent at exchange rate 62.00)

 

PRICES

Date of departure Service Price
April 30, 2023 According to the program 3.115 €
Surcharge for a single room According to the program 1.571 €
Children up to 18 years According to the program 2.551 €
Airport and port taxes  667

The price includes:

  • Airline tickets Skopje Istanbul New York Fort Lauderdale Miami Istanbul Skopje.
  • 4 nights in New York at the Riu Plaza New York Times Square 4* hotel in Manhattan, on a bed and breakfast basis in standard double rooms.
  • 3 nights at the RIU Plaza Miami Beach 4* hotel on Miami Beach, on a bed and breakfast basis in standard double rooms.
  • Cruise according to the program, accommodation in a balcony cabin.
  • Extended full board on the ship (breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack), all entertainment programs and animations, shows in the theater, entrance to the casino and discotheques, sports activities, use of the fitness center, sauna, swimming pool and jacuzzi, sunbeds.
  • Transfers according to the
  • Tour guide.
  • Travel organization costs.
  • 2 pieces of 23kg checked baggage on all flights except the flight New York Fort Lauderdale – 1 piece up to 23kg2
  • 8kg hand baggage.

The price does not include:

  • Airport taxes – EUR 527
  • Port taxes – 140 EUR
  • American multi visa – USD 160
  • Second piece of checked baggage up to 23kg on New York Fort Lauderdale flight – USD 40
  • Optional excursions.
  • Personal consumption (alcoholic and other types of drinks that you will order at the bar / restaurant on the ship); laundry service; health and cosmetic treatments; hair salon services; telephone calls, travel – health insurance.
  • Tips on the ship (EUR 12 per person per day – paid on the ship).
  • Tips for drivers and guides – USD 20 per person (payable at agency).

Important cruise notes:

  • A valid biometric passport is required for this trip.
  • A multiple visa is required for the US.
  • A minimum of 20 passengers is required for the realization of this trip.
  • Boarding begins three hours before the scheduled departure time.
  • Extended full board on board includes breakfast, lunch (buffet) and dinner (set menu), as well as snacks. Coffee, tea, water and juices from the machine that are part of the breakfast and lunch buffet are free.
  • For the gala dinners, appropriate – formal clothes are expected. For men, a jacket is mandatory, a suit is recommended.
  • A 50% deposit is required to book this arrangement.
  • For full payment by October 20, 2022, a discount of EUR 100.
  • Full payment up to 45 days before travel.
  • The organizer guarantees the type (type of cabin on the ship – balcony cabin), but not the position of the cabins on the ship (deck number, front or back of the ship).
  • In case of refusal by the US Embassy for a visa, the 50% deposit paid is non-refundable.
  • The travel organizer reserves the right to change the price of the arrangement in case of a change in transportation prices, the exchange rate, etc., as well as to cancel the trip if the minimum number of passengers provided by this program is not met.
  • It is recommended that travelers supplement their travel insurance with travel cancellation insurance due to illness, etc., because the deadline for canceling a trip is 70 days before the start of the trip with a 50% penalty. A 100% penalty is charged for canceling a trip 70 days or less before the start of the trip.
  • The El Mundo travel agency’s general travel conditions apply to this trip.
  • Prices are expressed in euros, payment only in denars 1 euro = 62 denars.

A COMPLETE TWO-DOSE VACCINATION CYCLE IS MANDATORY FOR THIS TRIP.

NO VACCINATION IS NECESSARY FOR CHILDREN UNDER 11 YEARS OF AGE.

RECOGNIZED VACCINES: BIONTECH PFIZER, MODERNA, ASTRAZENECA, JOHNSON&JOHNSON, SINOPHARM, SINOVAC.

MANDATORY PCR OR RAPID ANTIGEN TEST.

Optional excursions:

MIAMI

MIAMI Tour (USD 130) – Half day tour of Miami visiting South Beach (Art Deco District), Downtown, Little Havana, Brickell Ave, Coconut Grove, Vizcaya Palace, Coral Gables, Cruise around the island with celebrity properties.

EVERGLADES (USD 110) – Visit the largest subtropical dam, take a speedboat ride on a grassy and swampy river, see nature and meet wild animals, alligators and exotic birds.

KEY WEST (USD 110) – Enjoy a fantastic tour to paradise. Driving across 34 islands and 43 bridges to the southernmost point of the North American continent. We’ll get to within 90 miles of Cuba.

NEW YORK

NEW YORK Full Day Tour (USD 130) – Experience the rhythm of the city that never sleeps. Central Park, the Dakota Building where John Lennon lived and was killed, Fifth Avenue with the Plaza Hotel, Trump Tower, Times Square, the Flatiron Building, Little Italy, Chinatown, Soho, the 9/11 Memorial Center, Wall Street, a view of the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge…

BROADWAY (USD 120) – A performance in one of the Broadway theaters.

 

CRUISE ITINERARY

Day Date Port Arrival Departure
Sun 7/5/2023 Miami, United States 17:00
Mon 8/5/2023 Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve,Bahamas 07:00 16:00
Tue 9/5/2023 Day at sea
Wed 10/5/2023 Ocho Rios, Jamaica 08:00 16:00
Thu 11/5/2023 George Town, Cayman Islands 07:00 15:00
Fri 12/5/2023 Cozumel, Mexico 10:00 18:00
Sat 13/5/2023 Day at sea
Sun 14/5/2023 Miami, United States 07:00

 

 

 

 

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