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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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181 MSC First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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Not an Upgrade turbofixr
12/14
My family and i cruised for Thanksgiving with some friends. Because I am a business traveler and spend 100's of nights ... Read more
1st Cruise Ever *angel*
11/14
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
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
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
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

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I have read many reviews and expected a few things like bad food and a relaxed environment. However, after this 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
Oh my goodness, we have just returned from a fantastic holiday with MSC on the Preziosa and I would certainly cruise ... 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
Being our first cruise my wife and I have nothing to compare with, we searched reviews and noticed a mixed bunch of ... Read more

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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
Wonderful Finnie67
10/14
We went on the Divina in September to celebrate or 25th Wedding Anniversary and this was our first cruise. All I can ... Read more
After reading all the bad reviews I was dreading going on the MSC Sinfonia and I was actually pleasantly surprised! It ... Read more
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
I am actually still aboard the ship awaiting disembarkement. For the most part, we enjoyed the cruise Our room ... Read more

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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
We went in group of 5 people ranging from age 38 to 82. All of us had a blast on and off the ship. The boat: Never ... Read more
As 1st time cruisers, we were very hessitant, knowing that the majority of North American cruisers are more interested ... 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
As the title says the ship is beautiful and amazing in its features and presentation. Underneath the woodwork though ... Read more

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08/14
My husband & I booked a Mediterranean cruise along with my brother, his wife & 2 children the week of April 13, ... 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
Never again Sara_P
06/14
This was the first and probably last cruise I will ever go on. When we got to our cabin only one of our bags was by the ... 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

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