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  • MSC Preziosa, MSC's biggest, splashiest ever, debuted in 2013
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571 MSC Family Cruise Reviews

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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
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
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

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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
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
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

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Well, because this was our first cruise I went to this site and read all critics regarding this particular ship and ... Read more
We (a family of 3) were on our third MSC cruise and second in the Yacht Club. Nothing earth shattering to write about. ... Read more
Family Memories Laxlover
6/15
This was our second MSC cruise... unfortunately it was not as good as the first. We booked this cruise as a final ... Read more
Recently went on a cruise to the western Med with MSC Cruise lines and wanted to share our experience. There are a lot ... Read more
We are experienced cruisers with 20+ cruises (Celebrity, Princess, Royal Caribbean, Holland American, NCL, Carnival and ... Read more

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It seems that not many Brits have heard of MSC Cruises yet - so we're going to do our best to keep it a secret for a ... Read more
Right up front let us say our overall rating is skewed by MSC's abysmal customer service pre cruise. To our queries ... Read more
5/15
This was our first cruise so I did a lot of research before travelling. We decided to book with MSC as the route ... Read more
5/15
My worst cruise ever! I’ve sailed twice with Tompson, twice with MSC Fantasia, with MSC Orchestra and MSC Lirica ... Read more
Disorganized eef721
5/15
This was my third cruise and by far the worst. I have previously traveled Royal Caribbean and Carnival and both ... Read more

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Disappointed Marg n Tez
5/15
This was our 2nd cruise and in all fairness I have come to the conclusion that my husband and I are just not cruise ... Read more
Let me start with the good things. This is a beautiful ship. The public spaces are sleek, the Swarovski crystal ... Read more
Wonderful ship, but all that sparkles is not gold. Beautiful exterior with no substance beneath. Booked cruise in June ... Read more
Don't do it! MaeBeth
5/15
MSC LIRICA out of Venice: We have always cruised on Norwegian and didn't think MSC would be much different, since the ... Read more
buffet food was horrible, tasteless, fatty, dining room wasn't much better, food only started to improve towards the ... Read more

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