We chose this cruise because of its perfect itinerary and our fantastic experiences with MSC. Starting conveniently in Warnemunde, Germany (we're German) we cruised the baltic sea and had stopps in Poland, Latvia, Ltiuania, Estland, ...
The price and destination are just perfect for my price range. The places which we visited were Baltic and the overnight stay in Saint Petersburg was a plus. I did not participate in the ship shore excursion as I wanted to work on my own ...
The pick-up from the airport and boarding the ship, went very well. The facilities at the ship is very good, but that is probably all at the positive list.
The service in the 2 receptions, were non existing. There were a huge lack of ...
This was our first cruise and unfortunately very disappointing. Fortunately, we traveled with good friends so we could laugh at the countless things that did not work.
I will start with the biggest lack and annoyance on the cruise: The ...
I wanted to experience the mediterranean without having to move from hotel to hotel so I thought a cruise would be a great alternative when travelling alone. I was apprehensive to say the least after reading what other people had written ...
- The itinerary was great. Genoa, Barcelona, Morocco, Tenerife, Madeira, Malaga and Rome.
- The ship was clean
- The price was affordable
- The kids had fun at the pool
- Shore excursion in Rome was great
- The spa ...
Not having too many cruise lines to chose from, for January, we picked MSC for the itinerary. We read reviews, good and bad, and thought we would go for it, as this would be the last time cruising in the Mediterranean. We were ...
We had cruised with MSC on Divina a few years ago so had an idea what to expect but the experience this time was much worse.
I suppose you get what you pay for and the package price, which included the all inclusive drinks, was one of ...
We sailed on Magnifica in February, we have sailed on her before and she lived up to our expectations and a little more fun than the previous cruise we had on Splendida. If you are looking for a recommendation then there are a few thing to ...
We chose MSC Magnifica as we had sailed with MSC twice before on the Fantasia and the Orchestra,and could not fault either ship, and the cost of an MSC cruise is very favourable So it is the Magnifica that has finally burst the MSC bubble ...
We chose MSC to go away for Christmas largely because of the price. Having said that we paid over 3k for 11 nights, so not exactly a bargain. Where to start? Well we arrived at Milan Linate airport with no delays and only an hour and a ...
Returned today from MSC Magnifica. Where do I start.
Flights arranged through MSC. Outbound was OK but transfer to ship was poor. Started to board ship around 11am. Embarkation had hardly any info about what to do once ...
We have just returned from a 22 night B2B cruise.Our first MSC cruise was last month and this was no better (actually it was worse).
We were attracted by the Status Match scheme which catapulted us into their highest Black Card Status.
We chose this cruise because it was a reasonable price compared to other cruise lines. The embarkation process was a bit of a joke having traveled for nearly 13 hours to get to the ship, the last thing that we needed was to join lengthy ...
Having just moved to Europe, our family was looking for a way to link the cities we wanted to see in the Eastern Mediterranean. MSC offered the perfect cruise itinerary at the most affordable price. Our schedule was fairly limited, so we ...
We were pleasantly surprised since we had read negative reviews prior to our trip about the cruise ship. Embarkation was a breeze and very organized in Genoa, Italy. We arrived in Genoa a few days prior to embarkation and stayed within ...
our transfer from airport to ship was delayed so we never had time top explore venice but we had been before so it wasn't too much of a disappointment
embarkation was fine not too much of a wait disembarkation ...
My wife,me and my two children age 10 and 12 were first time cruisers on MSC Magnifica,
I was happy with it.
Pros:Plenty of food,clean room(thanks to Rabenaivo from Madagaskar-super job man),shows in theater,upper decks deck ...
This was our 3rd cruise with a different company which we were looking forward to even after reading the negative reviews on here.Embarkation was painless and only took around 15 minutes which was very acceptable, it would have helped had ...
I really cant fault this ship. Everything on board was top class. The only problems we had was with embarkation and disembarkation.
We embarked in Venice and as we had styed in Venice for a few days before the cruise we took the ...
This was our second cruise and we chose MSC Magnifica for the European flavour on board and also the itinerary. We had read several reviews beforehand which were a mixed bag. For us Magnifica lived up to it's name in every aspect. The ...
The MSC Cruise was recomended to us by our friends who travelled last year and enjoyed .their trip. Embarkation was a bit stressfull as it took a long time for people to get sorted too many people in a small space with very little ...
Cruise Review – MSC Magnifica
These are our notes of the cruise. They are rather sketchy but this represents our cruise diary which we started on Saturday as soon as we realised that this would be an unusual cruise.
We chose this cruise (May 2016) originally because of the destinations which included Istanbul. A couple of months ago we were informed that because of troubles Istanbul and another Turkish city were not going to be visited. MSC ...
After 2 very rough years we needed a break away and this cruise came up at a great price so we went for it.
As we always say, a bad cruise holiday is better than no holiday at all, although we wouldn't call it 'bad' just disappointing.
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