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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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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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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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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
06/13
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

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Had a great time! franinmuc
06/13
Decided to write something altho there have been countless reviews on MSC Fantasia already. I think a lot of times, ... 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
We booked in December last year. What attracted us most of all were the destinations and the deal was a total steal! ... Read more
05/13
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
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

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Problems we had: 1. We were never told that the cruise was being renting out by a group. The group was Cruise to the ... 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
04/13
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
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
04/13
My wife and I recently went on MSC's cruise of the eastern Mediterranean. While overall it was a great experience, ... Read more

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