Cruise News180 Day Around the World Cruise Visits 44 Countries, 6 Continents, and...

180 Day Around the World Cruise Visits 44 Countries, 6 Continents, and 100 Ports

Oceania Cruises has announced an epic 180 day around the world cruise that will visit 44 countries on six continents while stopping at 100 ports in 2021. The cruise includes 70 free shore excursions, free beverage package, and $7,000 in shipboard credit.

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The Around the World In 180 Days cruise offers the trip of a lifetime, journeying more than 39,000 nautical miles across three oceans and 44 seas while visiting 100 ports of call in 44 countries. Departing Miami, Florida on January 9, 2021 and culminating in New York City on July 9, 2021, this remarkable six-continent voyage offers an unparalleled opportunity to travel the world in impeccable style and comfort while enjoying the finest cuisine at sea.

The cruise will take place on Insignia, a cruise ship with 342 all new suites and staterooms. As you circumnavigate the globe, you’ll visit iconic cities, faraway villages, soaring mountains, and island paradises.

Commencing a timeless route, Insignia’s journey around the world is a study in diversity and presents a virtual kaleidoscope of destinations and experiences. From sultry Havana and the dreamlike South Pacific, to the convergence of cultures in Asia and India and crossroads of history in Istanbul, these intriguing destinations are juxtaposed against the starling modernity of the Arabian Peninsula and the rugged glacial landscapes of Iceland and Greenland. This is a voyage for the ages.


  • Six Continents
  • 100 Ports
  • 125 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Three days in Yangon, Myanmar
  • Three days in Istanbul, Turkey
  • Additional overnight stays include Bora Bora, Cairns, Hong Kong, Saigon, Bangkok, Singapore, Mumbai, Dubai, Luxor, Jerusalem, Venice, Lisbon, Seville, and Bordeaux

Exceptional value has always been a hallmark of Oceania Cruises and the Around the World in 180 Days voyage offers an extraordinary array of value-rich inclusions. All guests sailing 180 days from Miami or 164 days from Los Angeles will receive:

  • Free gratuities – a value of up to $8,200
  • Free pre-cruise luxury hotel stay
  • Free luggage delivery
  • Free roundtrip transfers
  • Free onboard laundry services
  • Free internet
  • Free medical care
  • Free dining at all specialty restaurants
  • Free and unlimited soft drinks, still and sparkling waters, cappuccinos, espressos, teas, and juices
  • Free shuttle service from ship to many city centers
  • Free Artist Loft Workshops

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The 2021 Around the World in 180 Days includes five exclusive and distinctive shoreside events for Around the World guests.

Istanbul’s mysteries and centuries of history come to life during an evening in the ancient and ornate Binbirdirek Cristen. Guests will step back in time to the era of the Ottoman sultans while enjoying a traditional bazaar, local delicacies including Turkish coffee and of course, mesmerizing entertainment.

Just outside of Livorno, on the Ligurian coast, lies the famed Alpemare Beach Resort, which is owned by Andrea Bocelli and family. At this fabulous seaside resort, guests will enjoy a wine tasting and lunch amidst the glorious scenery. After lunch, the guests will retire to the family villa for a concert and performance by Andrea’s son, Matteo.

No visit to Dublin would be complete without a private performance by the exquisitely talented Riverdance troupe. The performance is held at the historic 18th-century Mansion House which is not only the official residence of the Lord Mayor of Dublin, but has played host to countless luminaries including Pope John Paul II, Queen Victoria, Prince Rainier and Princess Grace of Monaco.

In Hilo, guests will be feted at the Makahimi Games at the Umauma Falls Nature Center. Here, Hawaii’s rich heritage will be on display as athletes compete in spirited spear hurling competitions such as ̀o’ ihe or an amusing match of strength and dexterity during a haka moa fight.

In Brisbane, guests will delve into the mysteries of Australia’s Aboriginal way of life, courtesy of the Spirits of the Red Sand cultural experience. In addition to the extensive cultural immersion, guests will feast on an elaborate traditional barbeque and be treated to a festive Aboriginal show.

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Ben Souza
Ben Souza
Ben is a world traveler who has visited 40+ countries, taken over 70 cruises. He is one of USA TODAY's experts for their 10Best Readers' Choice Awards. His writings have appeared and been cited in various media outlets such as Yahoo News, MSN, NPR, CNN, Fox, and ABC News. Ben currently resides in Cincinnati, Ohio. Follow Ben on Instagram. Visit Ben Souza on Linkedin. You may email Ben at [email protected].
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