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"And now for something completely different..." The lead-in from the old "Monty Python's Flying Circus" television show kept repeating itself in my head as the shuttle made its way from the airport to Port ...
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212 MSC Opera Cruise Reviews

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Well...the problems started when we tried to embark in Istanbul and were not on the passenger list, despite the fact ... Read more
05/15
We have undertaken 3 cruises with 3 different Providers over the years and this outfit were appalling in comparison to ... Read more
We recently completed a 14 day cruise on MSC Opera from Venice to Istanbul, Channakale, Istanbul and back to Venice. ... Read more
The ship was ready for its passengers. It was clean and tidy. The embarking procedure was understandably slow, but ... Read more
First time cruisers. denisevanwyk
03/15
It was our first experience of cruising and my husband and I, together with another couple, boarded the MSC Opera on ... Read more

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Mixed Feelings lisarich007
03/15
We travelled by Taxi to the Port of Durban, and got there early.... 2 hours prior to the stated embarkation time... ... Read more
12/14
I booked my first cruise to Portuguese islands for 4 nights on 10th Nov from Durban. The embarkation and disembarkation ... Read more
11/14
MSC Opera - Captain,ship and staff - take a bow! Wow, I have just disembarked from the Opera in Durban (trip from Cape ... Read more
I was on the MSC Opera for 3 short back-to-back cruises, 10 days in total. This cruise started in Cape Town, South ... Read more
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11/14
We boarded in Southampton without any problem,enroute to Amsterdam.The ship docked at Ijmuiden and we took the MSC ... Read more

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11/14
Had a lovely time onboard MSC Opera. The 21 days were very enjoyable. We had an inside cabin that was clean, quiet and ... Read more
11/14
We took an 11 day cruise out of Southampton to Northern Europe on the Opera ship. We booked a suite and it was roomy, ... Read more
We had a fabulous time on this smaller ship where it was easier to get to know people. Easy embarkation/disembarkation ... Read more
10/14
I just spent 10 horrific days on the oldest boat in the fleet - had I known this I would have never booked this trip. ... Read more
10/14
This was a 'Farewell Opera' cruise as it's in it's final season from Southampton before being enlarged. It was amazing ... Read more

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One of the reviewers correctly called this the marmite of the cruise world, you love it or hate it. We are in the love ... Read more
08/14
On reading previous reviews I have come to the conclusion that this ship can be classed as the Marmite of the Cruising ... Read more
We are British and in our sixties.  This was our 18th cruise; the 9th with MSC. We have always enjoyed the ... Read more
Having never sailed with MSC before ( I have sailed with Royal Carribean and NCL ) I was nervous , especially after ... Read more
08/14
Just returned from our first cruise on this ship (18th August) . Unfortunately the weather was not great and so the ... Read more

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08/14
Well, where do i start with this one?? Should I start with the Travel agent who were so incompetent but also ... Read more
Sailed for 10 nights on MSC Opera, had an inside cabin, which was large and well kept. Not kept as clean as some MSC ... Read more
A Great Cruise! karen mc
09/14
This was the first time we had cruised with MSC, previously having sailed with Princess and Royal Caribbean. We were ... Read more
Ignore bad reviews happychick71
08/14
We were a family of 9 cruising with MSC for the first time , we have previously cruised on p&o and my parents with ... Read more
Cruise ok fantastic table company. peter.magnum@hotmail.com
08/14
Without the company of Dale, Ross and a german lady called Irene the cruise would have been a failure. Boarding the ... Read more

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