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171 MSC First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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03/14
My husband and i booked our first cruise to portugese islands for 3 nights on 28th Feb from Durban. This was a themed ... Read more
1st time cruisers Ann campbell
03/14
Found the ship so clean it was a pleasure to be on board cabin staff very attentive and staff in general all friendly ... Read more
Sailed Feb.9 to 16th for the first ever cruise, lovely ship and cabin. the itinerary was absolutely perfect, enjoyed ... Read more
This was our first cruise on a ship. It was a local promotion which was really great value for money. My review is ... Read more
01/14
We recently sailed on the MSC Opera from Durban, South Africa to The Portuguese Islands off the coast of Mozambique. ... Read more

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Christmas Benkins
01/14
My Wife and I decided to do a Cruise this Christmas to get away from it all. We flew to Dubai on the 20th December from ... Read more
The food is terrrible, it is luke warm and totally tasteless, I have never experienced anything like it, mass catering ... Read more
Great cruise treeder77
10/13
This was our first cruise. I don't have any other cruise experience to compare our cruise to, but we were very ... Read more
Barcelona - Valencia - Tunisia - Rome - Genoa - Marseille - Barcelona As "first time cruisers" my wife & I were ... Read more
Phew! Lily dumpling
09/13
We needn't have worried :o) Whilst we felt that information on procedures on how and where to park/check in and ... Read more

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The holiday of a lifetime perinnial dreamer
09/13
This was our first ever cruise and having read some awful reviews about MSC Armonia, I was dreading this but the price ... Read more
in short a wonderfull value for money. far better then the low score the ship gets in reviews the good: beautifull ... Read more
First Time Cruise, booked 9 months beforehand..MSC themselves have no valid cust service dept for individuals in the ... Read more
08/13
There were seven of us, five on our first cruise, two previously cruised Alaska. 5 Canadians (ages 65. 64. 33, 33 and ... Read more
No complaints about this cruise on MSC Opera, think the negative reviews have been done by cruise snobs!!!. I have ... Read more

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08/13
This was our 1st time on a cruise having spent 2 wonderful days in Venice. The day of embarkation was not pleasant, ... Read more
I chose this as a first cruise mainly on the price - it was relatively cheap and seemed to offer the things I wanted. ... Read more
07/13
Hi all,  I booked this cruise for me and my family and extended family last September after much debate. This was ... Read more
07/13
MSC Cruise from Hell Well what can I say other than DON’T GO ON AN MSC CRUISE. Kids running everywhere all day ... Read more
07/13
Well what can I say other than DON'T GO ON AN MSC CRUISE. Kids running everywhere all day and most of the night, ... Read more

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With mixed previous reviews read, I booked our first cruise aboard MSC Opera after initialy choosing an itinery rather ... Read more
07/13
Having read all the reviews on MSC Divina before going, we felt it useful to give our perspective as well, albeit from ... Read more
Beautiful ship Sheilariser
07/13
Having read the reviews prior to our cruise we were surprised to find the opposite. For example everyone complained ... Read more
We flew to Venice and stayed in the Delfino hotel in Mestre for two nights which was an excellent base. We got a taxi ... Read more
MSC Divina - Very good! letsgoonholiday
07/13
June 2013. Our first ever Cruise and we decided on the Med and MSC Divina. Booked and paid far in advance (that ... Read more

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