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  • MSC Preziosa, MSC's biggest, splashiest ever, debuted in 2013
  • MSC Divina sails year-round from Miami
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586 MSC Family Cruise Reviews

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Having read many poor reviews of the Fantasia I set off with some doubts re the "wiseness" of my decision to ... Read more
An wonderful experience ianmic@onvol.net
8/15
Took my whole family for a nice cruise on the MSC Fantasia and no regret at all. Excellent service on a beautiful ship ... Read more
8/15
Having sailed with American companies before, the complete lack of service from MSC was a bit of a shock. There were no ... Read more
8/15
The ship it's self is emaculate and beautiful but the entertainment is terrible and leaves you bored to tears. The bar ... Read more
14 night cruise from Venice - great ports and that's about all this cruise had to offer. We had high hopes for this ... Read more

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My family had taken 3 cruises in the past with MSC because of the kids go free offer. The last one was six years ago. ... Read more
8/15
If you are reading this, please know that I am 66 years of age and I have been on at least 12 cruises, with seven ... Read more
This was our 5th cruise with MSC so we knew what to expect. Having been on the newer, larger ships I have to say we ... Read more
We were a familiy travelling from Venice to Istanbul july 2015. 2 adults, four children from eight to fifteen years of ... Read more
Beautiful Ship MaryP55
7/15
My husband and I along with 4 others boarded the MSC Divina in Civitavecchia on the 25th of July this year. Boarding ... Read more

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This was our first cruise. We were a family group of 5 comprising my husband, 2 teenage daughters and my mum who is 70. ... Read more
Never MSC Again KDS8700
7/15
Just returned from cruise with MSC Splendida (Hamburg - Orkney Islands, Iceland, Loch Ness, Amsterdam (was changed to ... Read more
7/15
We (family of 12 people) had booked a cruise from Venice to Istanbul and back with the MSC Magnifica. The boarding ... Read more
Cabins and food Cloeted
7/15
Well, we have read the reviews on this ship prior to departure and we cannot blame the Cruise line of anything. My wife ... Read more
Although our kids of 10 and 7 were meant to be in different groups, when I took them to the kids' club, there was one ... Read more

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Never again Malc and Eileen
7/15
Having cruised on MSC OPERA in August last year and heard the refurbishment included a splash park we were very excited ... Read more
7/15
Before MSC Opera I was on MSC Fantasia which is a bigger (and better) ship. Overall impresion is great! Itineraries are ... Read more
7/15
It was not our first Cruise, but our first one with the children. However I was expecting more... The Buffet ... Read more
Having cruised with Carnival, Norwegian, Royal Caribbean, Costa and MSC before, you can hardly call me loyal to any one ... Read more
As it says, this was my first cruise so I have no base line to compare. I thought the embarkation was a little slow ... Read more

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This was my first cruise and I have to say, I'm off to a good start! The cruise route sailed around the Med calling in ... Read more
7/15
Two facts about MSC cruises become apparent within a few hours of boarding the ship - in our case the Splendida to the ... Read more
Totally Disorganized Finola Treze
7/15
Arrived In Barcelona Airport, MSC guys told us we weren't on there list so wouldn't take us to port. They were ... Read more
Surprise birthday gift Paddy the Irishman
6/15
We brought our family on a surprise cruise for our daughter 40th and our sons 50th birthday which falls in 2015. We ... Read more
Well, because this was our first cruise I went to this site and read all critics regarding this particular ship and ... Read more

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