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vino123
Member Since 2014
1 review
242 forum posts
10 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
9 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
alikt123
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 forum posts
3 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
3 helpful votes
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
10 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
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suron
Member Since 2005
11 reviews
1,480 forum post
23 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
5 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
Cruisin-Geezer
Member Since 2006
7 reviews
685 forum posts
51 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
7 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
2 reviews
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2016
Just got back from an amazing experience on MSC Fantasia in a Yacht Club deluxe suite. The Yacht Club is described as a ship within a ship and it certainly is. Couldn't fault anything, the service was exceptional from start to finsh. ... Read more
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karenda
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
3 forum posts
5 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
3 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
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
6 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
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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
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
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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
20 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
barnego
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
25 helpful votes
We are what you might call experienced cruisers..cruising since 1994 with many different cruise lines. We will normally seek out a good itinerary and then worry about the cruise line or ship,so have been on both high end and low end ships. ... Read more
lynneesh
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We have cruised with MSC before, so the free upgrade from inside to balcony, £ discount and free kids, breakfast on balcony was a no brainer !. We travelled with our 2 children aged 16 and 10, also our mothers aged 68 and 78. We ... Read more
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