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61 MSC Holiday Cruise Reviews

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MSC POESIA; A waste of MONEY, Time dlittledike@bigpomd.com
11/11
We Arrived in New York 21st overnighted then Boarded next day Saturday. No Luggage labbles available/supplied until ... 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
11/11
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
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

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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
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
Some of you may be familiar with the sci-fi cliche of the evil parallel universe where everything good in our universe ... 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
We were apprehensive after reading reviews about MSC, but we found that this cruise line suits families very well. ... Read more

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Embarkation Our cruise departed from Venice. As we've booked direct with the cruise line we made our own way to the ... Read more
10/11
Your day would start with a breakfast filled with frustration and dread! Around came your boy with water for tea, ... 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

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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
I will give you what I feel is an honest and bold review. We drove from New York to Florida for our December ... Read more
01/11
We sailed the MSC Poesia between Xmas and New Years and I can only say that it will be a holiday that I will never ... Read more
01/11
my husband and i cruised dec, 2010 to egypt, greece, malta, and italy on the msc splendida. great ship and great staff. ... Read more
MSC Splendida - 11 days, 16th to 27th December, Christmas Cruise to the eastern Mediterranean. Splendida is a splendid ... Read more

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Just returned from two weeks in the Caribbean on the Poesia. Never again. I will mention that some of what I'll ... Read more
I took a Christmas cruise on the Poesia with MSC for Christmas. Before that cruise I read up on the cruise line and ... Read more
First Time....and Last! cruisebabybear
01/10
All we were looking forward to for month was our first cruise on MSC Poesia for the New Year! Embarkation was a smooth ... Read more
Background- We are a couple in our early 30's from the U.S. This was our second cruise together, and our first med ... Read more
We were on the Poesia for the Christmas cruise and we had a blast. Let me start by saying that this was an absolutely ... Read more

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