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Cruise Critic's Review 4.0 out of 5+ star rating
"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 ... read more
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MSC Opera Cruise Reviews: 178

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
What a Difference Nearly a Year makes by addis2912

Last Year I was compelled to write a glowing report about my time on MSC Opera. I had read a lot ... continue

British Isles & Western Europe 05/14 2.0 out of 5+
What has Changed MSC? Very Dissapointed! by Speakers1

My husband and I decided to treat the family to a two night mini cruise to Guernsey on MSC Opera ... continue

Baltic & Northern Europe 05/14 1.0 out of 5+

BACK HOME FROM SHORT BREAK - best news ever, we are a family of 12 travelling to celebrate a ... continue

British Isles & Western Europe 05/14 1.0 out of 5+
Never again MSC by cliffordw

It all started with at least an hour and a half standing in line to check in. On arrival at the ... continue

Africa 06/14 2.0 out of 5+
NEVER AGAIN by debada

I have cruised wih many other Companies but this was my first & last cruise with ... continue

British Isles & Western Europe 05/14 1.0 out of 5+
Cape Town to Southampton - what a disappointment! by cruisingman14

Just returned from this repositioning cruise with MSC Opera. The service/organisation was ... continue

British Isles & Western Europe 05/14 2.0 out of 5+
NEVER AGAIN.... by braynosma

My wife and I have been on a number of cruises, but this was to be a first with ... continue

Transatlantic 05/14 3.0 out of 5+
Shocking experience after looking forward to a highly acclaimed trip by gysd

8 friends all sailed with the Opera on our first cruise experience ever, on April 21st from ... continue

Africa 04/14 1.0 out of 5+
Very Disappointing by lisarich

I have cruised many times with MSC, and strongly feed that their standards have slipped badly. ... continue

Africa 04/14 1.0 out of 5+
Absolute Rip Off and Totally Disappointed by brandansearle

My Wife and I have just returned from a supposedly 4 day, 3 night cruise on MSC Opera, in which ... continue

Africa 04/14 1.0 out of 5+
Bad Food , Worse service by shanita

My husband and i booked our first cruise to portugese islands for 3 nights on 28th Feb from ... continue

Africa 03/14 Not Rated
Great experience by phindile

We recently sailed on the MSC Opera from Durban, South Africa to The Portuguese Islands off the ... continue

Africa 01/14 5.0 out of 5+
MSC Opera - Mozambique / Madagascar by maria.rich78

Well embarkation was not too bad, luckily the lady in fast track allowed us to come through ... continue

Africa 01/14 3.0 out of 5+
A Family Fun Feeding Frenzy by Fagan4 of SA

The Fagan 4 of South Africa had a blast on board the MSC Opera from 29 November to 2 December ... continue

Africa 01/14 5+ out of 5+
MAGIC SHIP BUT! by Berrybrookmeadow

We sailed from genoa on the 24 October to Cape Town on the MSC Opera. It is an amzing ship and ... continue

Africa 01/14 4.0 out of 5+
From Genoa to Cape Town by Ann Leeds

We booked this trip because of its interesting itinerary, 3 nights in Genoa, followed by the ... continue

Africa 11/13 4.0 out of 5+
NEVER AGAIN by rooibok8

We sailed from Genoa to Cape Town departing 25 October. Embarkation was chaotic and despite ... continue

Africa 11/13 2.0 out of 5+
Iberian Peninsula cruise by seamaiden23

We booked this cruise having so far only travelled with British or American ... continue

British Isles & Western Europe 09/13 5.0 out of 5+
Better Than Expected by weatherman46

Our first time on MSC, mainly booked due to the Ceroc dancing group.

... continue
British Isles & Western Europe 09/13 4.0 out of 5+
Phew! by Lily dumpling

After booking nearly a year in advance we have spent nearly as long reading reviews & ... continue

British Isles & Western Europe 09/13 5.0 out of 5+
First Time Cruise for a family of 4 by addis2912

I read reviews prior to us taking this holiday. I was worried however the reviews did not ... continue

British Isles & Western Europe 09/13 5+ out of 5+
MSC Opera - Northern & Western Europe by 15jules

Great family cruise - had a great time

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British Isles & Western Europe 09/13 Not Rated
First Time on MSC - experienced cruiser with children by Olliebear

Want to comapre to P&O/Princess etc?

... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 08/13 4.0 out of 5+
Successful First Time Cruise - would recommend for all ages ! by spudspuddy

First Time Cruise, booked 9 months beforehand

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British Isles & Western Europe 08/13 5.0 out of 5+
Great cruise good value for money by nurse1967

Reading the negative reviews before we left wondered if i booked the right cruise

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Western Mediterranean 08/13 4.0 out of 5+
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