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167 MSC First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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01/14
We recently sailed on the MSC Opera from Durban, South Africa to The Portuguese Islands off the coast of Mozambique. ... Read more
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

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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
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

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No complaints about this cruise on MSC Opera, think the negative reviews have been done by cruise snobs!!!. I have ... Read more
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

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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
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

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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
we saw this Norway itinerary advertised by a different travel agency to the one we have booked with for August at what ... Read more
Not rated
06/13
My husband and I and our 2 children sailed out of Barcelona on the 7th June 2013, all I can say is that it was like a ... Read more
First cruise Tommy26
06/13
Msc Divinia is a lovely ship and the staff were fantastic and the shows were good if not very short ie 1/2hr. We did ... Read more
We just returned from a 7 week cruise with the MSC Divina and we have loved it. Before writing this review I have been ... Read more

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