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  • MSC Preziosa, MSC's biggest, splashiest ever, debuted in 2013
  • MSC Divina sails year-round from Miami
  • Features the ship-within-a-ship Yacht Club concept
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215 MSC First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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We were a familiy travelling from Venice to Istanbul july 2015. 2 adults, four children from eight to fifteen years of ... Read more
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
Awful Experience reviewer12345
7/15
Decor - MSc Divina's decor attempts to be an elegant and sophisticated, however its over the top sparkly and ... Read more
7/15
My wife and I are in our early 60's and we wanted to try something different. There's so much to say about this ... 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

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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
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
Well, because this was our first cruise I went to this site and read all critics regarding this particular ship and ... Read more
First cruise. oldroadpainter
6/15
We are just back from our first cruise, 7 days in the Baltic, on the MSC Sinfonia. Read some pretty bad reviews from ... 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
Loved it! arlengarrison
5/15
Loved our time at MSC Divina. The restaurant staff was great. Ship is beautiful. ExceIlent food! Would go back again ... 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
Excellent Welshone03
5/15
I am a first time cruiser so some may say I have nothing to compare with, however I do travel extensively each year and ... Read more
I do have to give myself kudos for my logistical planning as far as arriving at the port and getting back home but our ... Read more

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Our cruise started terribly from the embarkation. we were given the first priority because I have a child in a ... Read more
We recently completed a 14 day cruise on MSC Opera from Venice to Istanbul, Channakale, Istanbul and back to Venice. ... Read more
For the price of a 7 night cruise you cannot beat it; this was our very first cruise ever so we didn't expect ... Read more
3/15
We left the ship in Rome after 36 days on a ship riddled with respiratory illness. The ship itself was well ... Read more
I will cover the good point first. The ship MSC Orchestra was a clean, well maintained ship. That's where the ... Read more

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My wife and I embarked in Fremantle with our young Son in Perth, it was super slow embarkation. We left our bags with ... Read more
OK, 35 nights cruising for one's first cruise could be problematic! NOT loved the cruising, despised the European ... Read more
We took this cruise for our 25th wedding anniversary. Was a little disappointed. Pros Balcony room was nice ... Read more
The Best Staff Ever moniemonie54
3/15
I cruised with my sister and neices on the MSC Divina to St. Maarten, and Nassau. This was my first cruise other than ... Read more
It was the first cruise of my life and i picked MSC cruises because of its amazing price and an agent told me its a ... Read more

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