MSC Cruises is to roll out its innovative Status Match programme in the UK, giving the nation’s cruise fans – and cruise virgins – even more reason to come aboard.
From Monday October 26 guests with valid loyalty club memberships from other cruise lines, hotel groups and tour operators will be able to join the MSC Voyagers Club loyalty scheme and automatically MATCH their existing level of benefits.
Membership of the MSC Voyagers Club guarantees a 5% discount on cruise prices, with tiered ‘Classic’, ‘Silver’, ‘Gold’ and ‘Black’ rewards levels offering a spectacular range of onboard privileges. MSC Voyagers Club also offers members access to a range of specially chosen ‘Voyagers Selection’ sailings with additional discounts of up to 15%.
The Status Match programme has already been introduced in a number of markets, including the US, Italy, Germany and France.
To take advantage of the offer, new members just print, complete and sign a registration form which should be scanned and sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org along with proof of their existing loyalty club membership from another travel company. This can be a scan of a membership card or screenshot on their membership online.
Guests will then receive an email confirming their successful registration with details of their new MSC Voyagers Club membership number. The tier level they are assigned (‘Classic’, ‘Silver’, ‘Gold’ or ‘Black’) will match as closely as possible with the level of benefits they are receiving from their existing scheme.
Guests can then go on to book their preferred cruise itinerary direct with MSC Cruises or via their favourite travel agent.
Status Match application forms can be downloaded from the MSC Cruises website (www.msccruises.co.uk) or picked up from travel agents.
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