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  • MSC Preziosa, MSC's biggest, splashiest ever, debuted in 2013
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71 MSC Holiday Cruise Reviews

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This was our family's second cruise, the other being on NCL Jewel. We have traveled quite a bit outside of cruising. I ... Read more
12/11
Having read a lot of reviews regarding the MSC Magnifica, we decided to go on the cruise with an open mind; and on the ... Read more
12/11
My husband and I have taken many cruises with one other being on a MSC ship so we were not surprised at the differences ... Read more
After 33 cruises myself, and as a travel agent who booked over a million dollars in cruises last year, I have never ... Read more
This was our second cruise on the MSC Poesia. I will admit that I booked this cruise because of the great pricing on a ... Read more

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11/11
We were a 3 generation party of eight with five children that just returned from the Poesia Thanksgiving cruise. We are ... Read more
11/11
First let me state that the quality of the entertainment in the theater was the best we have ever experienced on a ... Read more
Poesia Caribbean jeande607
11/11
After reading many reviews about MSC Poesia, I was anxious to experience the cruise for myself. The ship is gorgeous ... Read more
Bad Cruise Maureen Cusselle
11/11
What a disappointment.We have been on many cruises over the years, none as bad as this one. The customer services staff ... Read more
MSC POESIA - a great cruise geminitraveler2
10/11
I read the many critical reviews but booked 3 consecutive cruises totaling 23 nights for a relatively low price anyway. ... Read more

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10/11
Our cruise on the MSC Poesia turned out to be one of our best ever. We were concerned about the many negative reviews ... Read more
MSC POESIA; A waste of MONEY, Time dlittledike@bigpomd.com
10/11
We Arrived in New York 21st overnighted then Boarded next day Saturday. No Luggage labbles available/supplied until ... Read more
This is the current flagship of the MSC fleet, so the ship itself is great the food is good (except the undrinkable ... Read more
Prior to booking our cruise on MSC Magnifica we read the reviews here on Cruise Critic and to be honest, we were very ... Read more
Firstly I need to admit one thing. We only paid 199 each for a balcony cabin having come upon a real bargain five night ... Read more

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Some of you may be familiar with the sci-fi cliche of the evil parallel universe where everything good in our universe ... Read more
Not so splendid mollyc1
10/11
On our recent cruise on the MSC splendida, we were disappointed with the poor service provided particularly for English ... Read more
When we booked this cruise we were flying from Gatwick to Genoa, about 20 minutes transfer from the port. This was one ... Read more
MSC Opera Axiomaticly
9/11
Let me start by saying what is good about this ship as its a short list. The entertainment was the best I have ver ... Read more
Embarkation Our cruise departed from Venice. As we've booked direct with the cruise line we made our own way to the ... Read more

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We were apprehensive after reading reviews about MSC, but we found that this cruise line suits families very well. ... Read more
We cruised on the MSC Fantasia boarding in Geona. We were a family group of 2 grandparents, 2 parents and 2 children ... Read more
Sailed on MSC Magnifica 12/27/2011 from Venice. Read all the reviews and had some misgivings, but overall was pleased ... Read more
Myself, Husband and our 7 year old recently cruised MSC Magnifica - ... Read more
The Goal: My husband and I wanted a cruise that would take us to Egypt over the holidays. He has always wanted to see ... Read more

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