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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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184 MSC First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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This was our first cruise and exceeded all expectations, my husband and I, our 11 year old son and my mother who is ... Read more
Fun Fun Fun anjana41
12/14
This was our first cruise and I was a bit apprehensive, weather I would get sea sick and not enjoy any of it . But ... Read more
First Time Very Impressed Peadar10021950
11/14
We were a party of five / 2 balcony cabins. This was our first time and we were very impressed by the ship, the crew ... Read more
Not an Upgrade turbofixr
11/14
My family and i cruised for Thanksgiving with some friends. Because I am a business traveler and spend 100's of nights ... Read more
We loved it boulie27
11/14
We just came back from a cruise Venice-Bari-Katakolon-Izmir-Istanbul-Dubrovnik-Venice. We arrived at the checkin in ... Read more

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Being our first cruise my wife and I have nothing to compare with, we searched reviews and noticed a mixed bunch of ... Read more
I have read many reviews and expected a few things like bad food and a relaxed environment. However, after this cruise ... Read more
I am reviewing on behalf of two couples that sailed on the MSC Preziosa in the final week of October in 2014. We all ... Read more
Oh my goodness, we have just returned from a fantastic holiday with MSC on the Preziosa and I would certainly cruise ... Read more
I had never wanted to go on a cruise but three weeks before we were departing for 5 weeks to Europe (from Australia), I ... Read more

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Very Enjoyable RosePerth
09/14
This was my first cruise so I really didn't know what to expect after reading some of the reviews. I was doing back to ... Read more
After reading all the bad reviews I was dreading going on the MSC Sinfonia and I was actually pleasantly surprised! It ... Read more
1st Cruise Ever *angel*
09/14
Did our first cruise ever, and it was fantastic. The Cruise ship was huge. We stayed in Venice a few days prior to ... Read more
Wonderful Finnie67
09/14
We went on the Divina in September to celebrate or 25th Wedding Anniversary and this was our first cruise. All I can ... Read more
If you want your cruise to be noisy, crowded, with poor food and service, this might be the cruise for you ! I can't ... Read more

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I am actually still aboard the ship awaiting disembarkement. For the most part, we enjoyed the cruise Our room ... Read more
08/14
This was my first cruise, so i cant compare to any other. I am writing soley on my experience on this cruise. Everyone ... Read more
First I want to give a little information about myself. I am a very experienced cruiser, I have been on well over 30 ... Read more
My husband and I celebrated our 15th anniversary with a kids-free cruise through the Eastern Mediterranean on the ... Read more
I read so many bad reviews before I went that I was dreading going. ALL I CAN SAY IS, WERE THESE PEOPLE ON A DIFFERENT ... Read more

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As the title says the ship is beautiful and amazing in its features and presentation. Underneath the woodwork though ... Read more
It was the first time we went for a cruise both me and my wife and a group of friends (8 in total). Here are my bullet ... Read more
I was a first time cruiser from the USA that lives in Spain. I will start off by stating that overall, this cruise and ... Read more
This was our 1st Cruise chosen for the ports of call-Puglia,Greece,Turkey (Istanbul) and ending in Dubrovnik ... Read more
05/14
Having read the negative reviews just one month before we sailed my partner and our two friends were a little ... Read more

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