Costa Cruises is celebrating a return to la dolce vita with a “Back to Sea Sale” that entices travelers to experience Cruising Italian Style with fare discounts up to $200 per person and onboard spending credits up to $100 per person on select European departures booked by Sept. 30, 2021.

Back to Sea is offered on 2021 and 2022 cruises in a variety of cabin categories across 10 ships of the Costa fleet, including the line’s newest  — Costa Firenze, Costa Smeralda and Costa Toscana, which is set for delivery in December 2021.

“We have been anticipating our return to service and there’s no better way to say welcome back than with special savings and spending credits on some incredible itineraries in Europe,” said Scott Knutson, vice president of sales and marketing for Costa Cruises North America. “The Back to Sea Sale is our way of saying grazie mille for booking with us and choosing to have a truly international cruise experience in a region that no one knows better than Costa.”

Back to Sea Sale provides either a $100 or $200 fare discount per person (up to $400 per cabin) and a $50 or $100 per person (up to $200 per cabin) onboard spending credit — depending on departure — that can be used for spa treatments, shore excursions, gift shop, specialty dining and more.

Eligible itineraries range from seven to 14 nights and include eastern and western Mediterranean, northern Europe and the United Arab Emirates. Guests can conveniently embark from a variety of ports such as Barcelona, Spain; Marseille, France; Venice, Civitavecchia, Trieste and Savona, Italy; Kiel, Germany; Dubai and Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.; Copenhagen, Denmark; and Stockholm, Sweden.

The Back to Sea Sale is applicable for new reservations only and must be booked by Sept. 30, 2021. To view the complete terms and conditions and the complete list of departures, visit


The Costa Cruise Experience

For over 70 years Costa’s fleet has offered an authentic Italian-style holiday for cruisers from every continent. Given the international clientele, announcements are in Italian, Spanish, French, German and English, and the entertainment bridges language barriers with theme parties, musical offerings, games and contests. Costa Cruises serves authentic Italian food the way real Italians like it — with later dining times, ship-made mozzarella cheese and venues that reflect every region of the country. Guests can indulge in Italy’s most popular food and beverage brands, such as Barilla Pasta, Aperol and Ferrari Trento. The Costa experience includes an expansive Samsara Spa program and “Peppa Pig”–branded fleetwide areas and activities for children and youths. North American guests can expect a truly international vacation experience on a Costa cruise,.

For more information and reservations, contact your travel professional, visit or contact Costa Cruises North America at 1-800-GO-COSTA (800-462-6782), Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET. Connect directly with Costa socially on Costa’s official Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages.


Costa Cruises is an Italian company that is part of Carnival Corporation & plc, the largest cruise group in the world. For more than 70 years Costa ships have been traveling the world’s seas offering hospitality and authentic Italian-style holidays, distinguished by exquisite food, fine wines, unique shopping experiences, and a comprehensive selection of famous Italian brands. Currently, the Costa fleet has 11 ships in service. Two new latest-generation vessels — Costa Smeralda and Costa Toscana — are fueled by liquefied natural gas (LNG), the world’s “cleanest fossil fuel.”

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