On the Ship
What classes and activities are offered onboard?
The WW Cruise brings together all the best of WW! In addition to WW Workshops with WW Coaches, every day offers dozens of curated and exclusive movement classes, cooking demos, lectures, and social events. During the WW Cruise, your day can be as relaxing or action-packed as you want it to be.
MSC Cruises also offers a variety of programming, entertainment, and fitness activities, so it's a perfect setting to relax and lounge poolside or try something new at the variety of onboard activities. Discover more of what’s offered onboard both ships here.
What excursions are offered?
Shore excursions through MSC Cruises allow you to experience more of each island without having to do the planning. You’ll will have the opportunity to go reef and wreck snorkeling, glass bottom kayaking, bamboo rafting, river tubing, horseback riding. You can also choose from shopping, eco park visits, Jeep adventures and bird watching. Please note that excursions are not included in the cruise fare and costs are additional. For a complete list of excursions, pricing and booking, visit MSC's excursion page. You may book ahead or onboard.
WW Cruise branded excursions are offered exclusively for our cruise passengers. They can only be booked in advance through our website. Excursions will vary based on cruise route, destination, and availability. More information will be shared about our exclusive March 2019 excursions next year.
Are drink packages available?
Yes, MSC offers a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drink packages for the week. If you've booked a Fantastica cabin, you'll receive 12 complimentary drink vouchers in your cabin as part of the Fantastica experience (through 3.25.2019). These vouchers may be used in bars, restaurants and buffet and includes soda, wine, beer, non-premium cocktails, coffee, and gelato. The Aurea Experience includes the Easy Drink Package which allows you unlimited consumption of select drinks at the buffet, restaurants, and on board bars, excluding specialty restaurants. Bella cabin types do not include drink vouchers. Adult and child packages are available for purchase within your booking under “Enhance Your Cruise” or click here to learn more.
Will there be weigh-ins?
Yes, absolutely. Scales will be available provided at all One-on-One Sessions/Wellness Check-ins, which are offered for several hours in the morning and late afternoon every day during port days.
Will the activities offered on cruise show FitPoints®?
Given that FitPoints® are so individualized, we are unable to provide them on board. You can track your FitPoints as you do in the WW mobile app or using the Pocket Guide.
Your Fitbit may not sync while on board, but keep it charged and all of your data will be there when you return.
Are there extra charges for the Aurea Spa and Fitness Center?
The gym is free of charge. If you are seeking tranquility or pampering, such as aromatherapy treatments, massages, and sauna, check out the Aurea Spa, the onboard spa and wellness centre. Services are for purchase and advanced bookings are highly recommended.
What amenities are provided in each cabin?
In addition to the basics such as soap, shampoo, and towels, each cabin has a hair dryer, safe, mini-bar/refrigerator, phone and interactive TV. Hair conditioner, lotion or moisturizer, and an iron & ironing board are not provided in the cabin.
Is it safe to drink the water on board?
Yes, water from the tap and sink is potable.
How many pools are on board?
The MSC Armonia has two pools & two whirlpools. The MSC Seaview has three pools & 13 whirlpools; the main pool is handicap accessible.
Are beach towels available for the pools? What about for taking on excursions?
Yes, towels are available poolside and for excursions as well. Be sure to return your beach towel to your cabin before disembarkation otherwise you will incur a fee.
What type of entertainment will there be?
MSC Cruises offers endless fun for everyone! Enjoy spectacular Broadway-style shows and other compelling entertainment every evening of the cruise and take your meals with a view. Designed in collaboration with Chicco® and LEGO®, both ships offer multiple play areas and clubs designed to entertain babies through teens.
On the MSC Seaview, there are two full-size bowling lanes, a multi-story water park with five water slides, and the high-tech Odeon Theater. The MSC Armonia boasts a 200 meter (656 feet) outdoor walking track.
I’m gluten-free, will food items be labeled?
While the seated dining restaurants and buffet areas offer gluten-free options, the ship is not a gluten-free kitchen. Cross-contamination could occur, and the ship is unable to guarantee that any item can be completely free of allergens. If you are Celiac and/or highly sensitive, please advise the person taking your order and know that the staff will do its best but cannot guarantee your order will not touch gluten somewhere in the process.
I have allergies, who should I notify?
MSC will take all reasonable care if made aware in writing of any specific food or ingredient the guest has an allergic reaction to and assist the guests within reason to avoid any such food or ingredient. It is the responsibility of the guest to ensure the s/he actively avoids any food s/he is allergic to. Guests should also notify their waiter/restaurant staff on board to ensure this information has been transmitted to all parties.
For your convenience, ingredient books of WW recipes will be located on board at the WWelcome Desk.
Does the ship have ATMs?
No, there are no ATMs on board. While the ship operates on a cashless system, cash may be preferred by vendors or cabs at port locations.
What currency is used onboard?
The currency on board the MSC Armonia and the MSC Seaview is USD and the Euro, respectively. The ship operates on a cashless system. All charges incurred while onboard will be charged to your credit card in one payment at the end of the cruise, unless you choose to pay the total in cash. Visit our Packing List and Traveling to Cuba FAQ pages to learn more.
How much can I buy at duty-free?
U.S. citizens are allowed $800 worth (retail price) of duty-free merchandise. Persons over 21 may include 1 quart of liquor.
Are we able to buy WW products on the cruise?
WW products will not be available for purchase while on board the cruise. Products can be purchased on ww.com/shop or at your local Studio location.
How much should I tip?
Prepaid tips for your meals and room steward are included as part of your invoice. A gratuity will be added to beverage purchases automatically.
Are deck plans available?
I’m so excited, how can I connect with other passengers?
Connect with your WW fam on Connect or Instagram using the tag #WWCruise. Or you can find us on Facebook.