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preston1
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Having read about the horror stories regarding this ship, Our party of 8 (6 adults and 2 teenagers) who have cruised mainly with celebrity, where not sure what to expect as we embarked on our fantasia experience, Embarkation Very ... Read more
Truk
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Our travel agent recommended this cruise a bad choice. We have done up to 20 cruises and have to say MSC are the worst cruise line we have been on. Our room as fine , the food is catered for Italians, the staff was rude especially when ... Read more
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jb2864
Member Since 2017
1 review
This was our first ever cruise, we normally do beach holidays in the Caribbean and decided to have a change as our friends had indicated how wonderful cruising is. This cruise was chosen for the destination and the cost however we ... Read more
vino123
Member Since 2014
1 review
227 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We have cruised many times mainly with Celebrity and Royal Caribbean but this was our first time with MSC. We were lured by the concept of the Yacht Club so most of my review is based on this. Pre Cruise: We arrived at 1am so ... Read more
kmill007
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
MSC Fantasia Xmas Cruise 2016 We joined the cruise on Christmas Day, arriving at about 0800 from Abu Dhabi airport. When we got to check in at the port we handed over our tickets and credit card so that in a few minutes we got a bit of ... Read more
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alikt123
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Joined the cruise at Dubai on 24rd December.. The embarkation went smoothly, but seemend a bit of a drawn out experience.. We were on board by 11.30, but then had to queue up to ave our photos taken on board for our cruise card, then told ... Read more
fly the flag
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
we shared a mid ship cabin with balcony which was very comfortable , having a balcony was a big plus because the pool areas were always overcrowded with parents and their kids. the ship was spotless, the food was excellent in the ... Read more
pete7291
Member Since 2013
1 review
34 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This cruise was chosen for the destination and the cost however we didn't realise at the time of booking that this cost would come at a heavy price on quality. so to the details, Embarcation went very smoothly and quickly as they've ... Read more
suron
Member Since 2005
11 reviews
1,467 forum post
4 helpful votes
BACKGROUND: I have taken over twenty cruises with Princess, RCI, Star Lines, NCL, Thomson and MSC. My cruises with MSC go back to 2000 on their smaller ships Rhapsody,Melody and Monterey and the larger Poesia. I have already done the ... Read more
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hanan1967
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We have gone on many cruises and by far this has been the worst My husband chose this cruise to go around Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Muscat from the moment we set foot on cruise everything started to go downhill. firstly they gave my kids room ... Read more
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Cruisin-Geezer
Member Since 2006
7 reviews
682 forum posts
44 helpful votes
BACKGROUND: My wife and I are British and have cruised MSC since 2004. They are not the best and not the worst, but they always represent good value for money. We choose cruises based on 1) Itinerary, 2) Price and 3) Cruise Line. We ... Read more
Colin R
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This 7 night MSC cruise on Fantasia was part of an Imagine package including two days at the Dubai rugby 7's and four nights at the Dubai Marriott Marquis hotel.. The latter two were quite excellent but, sadly, the Fantasia cruise turned ... Read more
karenda
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We booked this cruise so that we could go to the Dubai 7's, As we sailed on the Saturday we missed the final but that was fine as we had a great week to follow it up. My review is for Yacht club as we spent most of our time in this ... Read more
Brynaman Steve
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Joined the ship in Rome which was smooth and effortless. Ship is lovely and clean, balcony cabin was par for the course albeit cupboard space a bit tight for 17 days, shame our maid lacked the little touches, like ensuring we had the ... Read more
Inge timmy123
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We joined the cruise at Barcelona, as did many others. There was one girl directing people and one desk open. It was a shambles. The staff of Fantasia have no concept of queueing.They brought a party in front and signed them in in front ... Read more
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supercernia
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
I spent 3 nights on MSC Fantasia, sailing from Genoa to Barcelona, Marseille and then back to Genoa. It was short but absolutely wonderful, mediterranean winter sailing at his best on the finest of all ships. I stayed in the Yacht ... Read more
J.Thomas
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because I had previously sailed on the OPERA on her maiden voyage, that was wonderful. I had expected this cruise to match that one. I was wrong. Everything, but everything had to be paid for, right down to water on ... Read more
Rog and Nod
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Ship: Very clean throughout, impressive art displays throughout the ship.Embarkation very quick at the time we boarded. Disembarkation very well organised and directed. Food was reasonable given the number of people on board whichever ... Read more
sandra1965
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Just back from our first msc cruise having been on at least 6 other cruises, it was our first and certainly our last. This was awful, firstly with the exception of the cabin staff and waiters the staff were rude and unhelpful. You would ... Read more
lucypatrick
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 forum posts
10 helpful votes
We are a family of 4 (parents with 16yo girl and 12yo boy) from Australia and we all absolutely loved MSC Fantasia! We have been on a P&O cruise before and my husband and I went on a Carnival cruise ship too so we have a little ... Read more
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killie.47
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
This was our first ever cruise and I have to say I was very apprehensive but we were very impressed. Everything ran very smoothly. The staff, especially the cabin boy and waiter were excellent. Will definitely consider using MSC again. ... Read more
Madcatwoman73
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
The ship is just amazing, beautiful, clean and well maintained. We had a balcony cabin and it was surprisingly roomy and very nicely decorated. I would rate the cabins and the steward service the same as 4star hotel at least. The ... Read more
roynbet
Member Since 2016
1 review
42 helpful votes
Ship layout was excellent with many stylish lounges and bars with live entertainment in many. Cabin was the best we have had by a mile...Spacious and a balcony. Dining room food was good with an interesting menu every day Staff throughout ... Read more
Peter.barlow@outlook.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
19 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Our first ever cruise was a test for us as we had only ever stayed in 5 star hotels previously and expected a lot. I must say that we were very pleasantly surprised in that the cruise with MSC on Fantasia yacht club was fantastic. Best ... Read more
gerrymac7
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Brilliant cruise. I have been on a number of cruises and this by far was the best. The staff were excellent, the food was superb the room was good and clean absolutely no problems. Getting on and off the ship was easy and the excursion ... Read more
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