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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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The holiday of a lifetime perinnial dreamer
08/13
This was our first ever cruise and having read some awful reviews about MSC Armonia, I was dreading this but the price ... Read more
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
First Time Cruise, booked 9 months beforehand..MSC themselves have no valid cust service dept for individuals in the ... 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
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

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07/13
There were seven of us, five on our first cruise, two previously cruised Alaska. 5 Canadians (ages 65. 64. 33, 33 and ... Read more
With mixed previous reviews read, I booked our first cruise aboard MSC Opera after initialy choosing an itinery rather ... 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
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
MSC Divina - Very good! letsgoonholiday
06/13
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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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
06/13
Having read all the reviews on MSC Divina before going, we felt it useful to give our perspective as well, albeit from ... Read more
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
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
we saw this Norway itinerary advertised by a different travel agency to the one we have booked with for August at what ... Read more

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We booked in December last year. What attracted us most of all were the destinations and the deal was a total steal! ... Read more
Beautiful ship Sheilariser
05/13
Having read the reviews prior to our cruise we were surprised to find the opposite. For example everyone complained ... Read more
After just completing our first ever cruise starting and finishing in Venice, all I can say is it will be a long time ... Read more
Had a great time! franinmuc
05/13
Decided to write something altho there have been countless reviews on MSC Fantasia already. I think a lot of times, ... Read more
04/13
My recent voyage on the MSC Poesia was my very first cruise, and I researched it heavily before we sailed via reviews ... Read more

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I have heard lots of bad reports about cruising but it seems to be such an easy and comfortable way to see lots of ... Read more
04/13
My husband and I took our first ever cruise on The Preziosa's second sailing on April 19,2013. We had our extended ... Read more
I had read some dubious reviews about this ship and MSC prior to the trip, but overall, we were very pleased. We did ... Read more
03/13
I went on the Monsters of Rock cruise in March. I would say it was a good cruise for my first time, but I would ... Read more
03/13
I saw an ad for the Moody Blues cruise on an email I received from a site that keeps me informed of all the Moody's ... Read more

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