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57 MSC Middle East Cruise Reviews

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bammy64
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Didnt get off to a great start at Dubai Airport. Total lack of organisation. Had to wait for ages for coaches to arrive ... Read more
November Cruiser
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Overall the cruise was very good and a good value for the money. There were a lot of highlights: Venice where we ... Read more
butlerman
1 Review
Member Since 2014
MSC may be good at carrying goods but are hopeless at carrying passengers! They must be the worst cruise line afloat ! ... Read more
Phil lorraine
1 Review
Member Since 2014
The cleanliness of the ship was in my view impeccable. Food was very good. With multiple choices every meal with choice ... Read more
suron
9 Reviews
Member Since 2005
1,257 Forum Posts
I am fortunate to have family based in Dubai so have seen many of the sights already. I booked my flights independently ... Read more

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2010 freetime
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Not rated
3/14
After waiting two and a half hours in port to board ship was given a disabled cabin which we don't need it was two ... Read more
ayorkshire
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
1 Forum Post
Poor pre cruise service fom MSC UK Quick & easy embarkation 11.30am, cabin was ready and buffet lunch provided. ... Read more
maleagle
1 Review
Member Since 2014
2 Forum Posts
2/14
On a random visit to our Travel Agents to check out something different for a holiday in February we were offered an ... Read more
Bigbum & Shortarse
2 Reviews
After the Christmas celebrations were over we decided we would shoot off somewhere warm to combat our UK weather. A UAE ... Read more
pennib
10 Reviews
Member Since 2010
7 Forum Posts
We have family in Dubai so it is handy to visit them in January and then to tag on a week long cruise before flying ... Read more

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isthisnametakentoo
1 Review
Member Since 2013
Having never sailed with MSC before, I had no expectations, really. Embarkation was quick and painless, it was easy to ... Read more
Benkins
1 Review
Member Since 2014
12/13
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
tammez
3 Reviews
Member Since 2011
58 Forum Posts
The MSC Lirica is a medium ship, doesn't have all the bells and whistles of the mega ships but nether less is spotless ... Read more
Janemck
1 Review
Member Since 2013
I would not recommend this Ship to anyone unless you are Italian every thing was aimed at the Italians other ... Read more
Mally60
2 Reviews
Member Since 2012
6 Forum Posts
Previous cruises with Princess, Celebrity, Fred, and Azamara. This was first with MSC and first visit to Gulf ... Read more

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Mandy G
2 Reviews
Member Since 2013
The LIRICA was ok, I don't think we will cruise with them again though because their service is so inconsistent. We ... Read more
linda wightman
1 Review
Member Since 2013
Not rated
11/13
Just returned from cruise and have a lot of information to give future travelers. Booked flights with sister and ... Read more
ACECOM
3 Reviews
Member Since 2013
76 Forum Posts
Although i enjoyed the cruise on Lirica I would have to state MSC is a budget line and so what you would expect from ... Read more
irnbru
3 Reviews
Member Since 2004
412 Forum Posts
11/13
We travelled on an overnight flight and arrived at Dubai just after 8am. Everything went very smoothly from the airport ... Read more
n&smidscouple
1 Review
This is the first time we have cruised with MSC. The reason we chosen it was that it fitted with our holiday ... Read more

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reilly1
2 Reviews
Member Since 2007
643 Forum Posts
My husband and I are in our 50's and this was our first, and last, MSC cruise. We have cruised with Princess, RCI, ... Read more
Cornishpisky
1 Review
Member Since 2013
Embarkation was relatively swift and as MSC hadn't finished setting up the photographer, we didn't have a photo taken ... Read more
meggie-mo
1 Review
Member Since 2011
20 Forum Posts
Booked this our 2nd cruise with MSC for the itinerary & price .Did our own flights & transfers flew into sharm el ... Read more
Miss Richards
1 Review
If I said I was disappointed I would not be telling the truth. This holiday was a joke from the booking onward. ... Read more
David and Marilyn
1 Review
Embarkation was a little cumbersome after travelling but quite efficient. More staff positions may have helped. ... Read more

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