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MSC Barbados Cruise Reviews

MSC
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Barbados

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Excellent

7

Very Good

12

Average

18

Poor

27

Terrible

13

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77 MSC Barbados Cruise Reviews


Barre01 avatar

Barre01

2 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Won’t be returning

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We have cruised the Caribbean several times in the last 10 or so years mainly with P and O, but also with NCL and Thomsons. We were attracted to this cruise as it offered a slightly different itinerary which ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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lynnechall

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Glitzy ship, good staff, food was a disappointment

We boarded in Barbados having flown from the UK, embarkation was late due to delays with luggage at the airport and there was no welcome when we got on the ship We were on board for 14 nights and found that there ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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G4llowg4te

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

“The Good, The Bad and The ?”

MSC Preziosa - Yacht Club - 5-19 March 2019. Caribbean from Barbados via Cruise Club UK. The cruise consultant, Ian\, delivered on every promise and commitment made. He has been superb throughout the whole ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Peaky68 avatar

Peaky68

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Wow we had a blast on MSC Preziosa!

I chose this cruise purely for the itinerary and expected very little after reading numerous reviews. I must commend MSC for obviously listening to the complaints and being in the process of making improvements from ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Welshy63

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Would not use MSC again!

We returned from our first cruise with yourselves on the 6th March after sailing on the MSC Preziosa. We travelled as a party of 2 couples, my husband and I (cabin 10243) and our friends in 10245. Excursions ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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sarah230378

3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

A little disappointed

We cruised on this ship on March 5th to 20th this year we fly to Barbados and got straight onto the ship this part was brilliant such a easy and well organised procedure by MSC, the plane was all Cruise ship ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Tatey14

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Frustrating Practices

The ship its self was modern clean with an impressive stairway and delivered what was expected from this class of ship . We purchased the Aurea package which gave you some extras like free drinks, package ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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sandycj

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Good but could improve in a few points

We have traveled to Caribbean previously in 2017 on MSC Fantasia and had a wonderful time. It was a fly cruise. This time we flew out to Caribbean on Virgin Atlantic and this was a very pleasant experience. ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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RAP999

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

What a show - NOT

Mainly chose this ship as the itinerary suited, no sea days and many islands to visit. its difficult to find something very good about this MSC cruise and unless they have a good rethink about the following would ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Farehamtravellers

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Yacht Club Experience - Superb!

Our cruise started at Barbados, we flew on a Virgin charter organised by MSC from Gatwick. Prior to the cruise I was concerned about the lack of information regarding selection of seats on the plane and taking ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Stephiscope

1 Review Written

Yacht Club a great concept

Our second Yacht Club Experience Having been on board Fantasia April 2018 Barbados back to Europe. Sadly for us it did not live up to our previous cruise. Yacht Club: One Pool Could not fault the pool boys ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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LesC29

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Big disappointment

My husband and I chose this cruise to celebrate our retirements. It was our first time cruising and it has certainly NOT given us the “bug”!! The ship was so crowded. The food was awful, particularly not ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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blueboy2908

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Worse cruise ever!!

This was our thirteenth cruise which was certainly unlucky for some The food and the entertainment were no where near the standard we have come to expect from other companies. The use of hand sanitisers was left to ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Angelabr

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

We chose this cruise for its itinerary different islands every day we used independent excursions which were much better value for money the msc excursions we went on were rushed with a need to arrive back in port ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Vincent Davis

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Surprise, Surprise

I chose this Caribbean cruise because according to all the adverts in the papers I thought it ticked all the boxes, how wrong can you be. Never once did it say that MSC Preziosa was a glorified tramp steamed picking ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Jeff - Bromley

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Good Caribbean itinerary but some issues to be considered regarding the ship.

We chose this cruise because the itinerary included three ports of call that we had not previously visited. This factor coupled with no 'days at sea', which we do not particularly enjoy, made this package very ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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mickey89

6 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

Yacht Club - room for improvement

We have never cruised MSC before but have experience many other cruise lines including a few of the premier lines. Our favourite cruise line has been Celebrity but due to their ever increasing prices have been drawn ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Angie72

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

All inclusive flights from Gatwick included

Transfer from Gatwick was great as was embarkation we had our luggage taken and next time we saw it was in our cabin, the only downside was getting the special assist people off the plane. They put all the British ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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dbarbour

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Many Caribbean Islands visited

This cruise was good because of the itinerary of stopping at Caribbean islands everyday and had a good mix of Europeans and some Americans on board; not just single groups of British like on P&O or loud Americans as ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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jtspecial

6 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

Great all round value for money all inclusive cruise with a fantastic itinerary

Just returned from an amazing 14 day Caribbean cruise which we selected for the fantastic itinerary. It stopped in a port every day, 12 of which were different, 2 of which were repeated stops. Managed to see and ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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rusty007

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Worst service at sea

Thankfully near the End of this cruise. If you only speak English this is not the cruise line for you. Flights sat me and my partner in different rows. On Board food has been the most bland we have had on any ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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bergkamp

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Attractive Caribbean itinerary but beware

Cruise period 22/1/19 - 5/2/19......We chose this Caribbean cruise because over a 2 week period it had a port of call virtually everyday and we hadn't cruised before on MSC. Main good points..... flight very ...
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Sail Date January 2019


Janine19 avatar

Janine19

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Not first choice for the British

We recently returned from a cruise on this ship, We chose the ship because of the itinerary as there were no days at sea. Although some of the reviews prior to travelling made us a bit dubious we always like to make ...
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Sail Date January 2019


ZB2019 avatar

ZB2019

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fantastic experience!!! First time cruisers converted!

My mum booked this cruise for us to celebrate her 60th birthday she did it through cruise club I believe which included a chartered flight from gatwick. From check in to embrakation everything was done and arranged ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Tellaw

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise - shame about flight arrangements.

Beautiful ship impeccably maintained and cannot fault the service. The Captains on MSC ships always seem to be conspicuous by their absence but at least he showed his face at Gala night. There were two gala ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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