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  • 7 Night
    Middle East Cruise

    Leaving:
    Dubai
    Visiting:
    Dubai, Abu Dhabi ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    MSC Cruises
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    7 Night Middle East Gay & Lesbian Cruise Route (MSC Cruises)
    • Day 1
      Dubai
    • Day 2
      Dubai
    • Day 3
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 4
      Sir Bani Yas Island
    • Day 5
      Cruising
    • Day 6
      Muscat
    • Day 7
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    Ship Details

    MSC Lirica - MSC Cruises

    Marketed to North Americans as well as Europeans

    MSC's first-ever new-build

    Offers a nice variety of Caribbean sailings

    Reviews

    MSC Lirica Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    3.0/5
    Cabins3.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    The 1,976-passenger MSC Lirica is one of four medium-sized Mistral-class ships, dating from 200...

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    Blacktrigeek
    Sail Date Jan 2020
    Worked hard to please
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    natalyakor99
    Sail Date Jan 2020
    Overview
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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 19 Night
    Middle East Cruise

    Leaving:
    Dubai
    Visiting:
    Dubai, Muscat ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    MSC Cruises
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    19 Night Middle East Gay & Lesbian Cruise Route (MSC Cruises)
    • Day 1
      Dubai
    • Day 2
      Dubai
    • Day 3
      Muscat
    • Day 4
      Cruising
    • Day 5
      Salalah
    • Day 6
      Cruising
    • Day 7
      Cruising
    • Day 8
      Cruising
    • Day 9
      Cruising
    • Day 10
      Petra
    • Day 11
      Suez Canal
    • Day 12
      Suez Canal
    • Day 13
      Haifa (Tel Aviv)
    • Day 14
      Haifa (Tel Aviv)
    • Day 15
      Limassol
    • Day 16
      Rhodes
    • Day 17
      Mykonos
    • Day 18
      Cruising
    • Day 19
      Dubrovnik
    • Day 20
      Venice
    Ship Details

    MSC Lirica - MSC Cruises

    Marketed to North Americans as well as Europeans

    MSC's first-ever new-build

    Offers a nice variety of Caribbean sailings

    Reviews

    MSC Lirica Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    3.0/5
    Cabins3.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    The 1,976-passenger MSC Lirica is one of four medium-sized Mistral-class ships, dating from 200...

    Cruise Critic Member Ratings
    ColoradoSkiier5
    Sail Date Dec 2019
    Good Itinerary, Great Staff, Blah Food
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    allison1952
    Sail Date Nov 2019
    We had a wonderful time!
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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 16 Night
    Middle East Cruise

    Leaving:
    Venice
    Visiting:
    Katakolon, Crete ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    MSC Cruises
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    16 Night Middle East Gay & Lesbian Cruise Route (MSC Cruises)
    • Day 1
      Venice
    • Day 2
      Cruising
    • Day 3
      Katakolon (Olympia)
    • Day 4
      Crete (Heraklion)
    • Day 5
      Suez Canal
    • Day 6
      Suez Canal
    • Day 7
      Petra
    • Day 8
      Cruising
    • Day 9
      Cruising
    • Day 10
      Cruising
    • Day 11
      Cruising
    • Day 12
      Salalah
    • Day 13
      Cruising
    • Day 14
      Muscat
    • Day 15
      Khasab
    • Day 16
      Dubai
    • Day 17
      Dubai
    Ship Details

    MSC Lirica - MSC Cruises

    Marketed to North Americans as well as Europeans

    MSC's first-ever new-build

    Offers a nice variety of Caribbean sailings

    Reviews

    MSC Lirica Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    3.0/5
    Cabins3.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    The 1,976-passenger MSC Lirica is one of four medium-sized Mistral-class ships, dating from 200...

    Cruise Critic Member Ratings
    Margaret T.
    Sail Date Nov 2019
    Thanks MSC for proving to be nothing but an uncaring money grabber
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    snowcat
    Sail Date Nov 2019
    First Time on MSC
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    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 13 Nights
    Priceless Pearls Of The Middle East

    Leaving:
    Dubai
    Visiting:
    Dubai, Doha ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Crystal Cruises
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    13 Night Middle East Gay & Lesbian Cruise Route (Crystal Cruises)
    • Day 1
      Dubai
    • Day 2
      Dubai
    • Day 3
      Doha
    • Day 4
      Doha
    • Day 5
      Al Manamah
    • Day 6
      Cruising
    • Day 7
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 8
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 9
      Cruising
    • Day 10
      Muscat
    • Day 11
      Cruising
    • Day 12
      Cruising
    • Day 13
      Mumbai (Bombay)
    • Day 14
      Mumbai (Bombay)
    Ship Details

    Crystal Symphony - Crystal Cruises

    Pros

    More options for dining and entertainment than on other luxury ships

    Cons

    Entry-level cabins are small compared to those of competitors

    Bottom Line

    A successful blend of luxurious amenities with big-ship choice

    Reviews

    Crystal Symphony Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining4.5
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Crystal Symphony is a wonderful choice for cruise travelers who are looking for a luxurious cru...

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    Zebra2
    Sail Date Dec 2019
    Horrible suite/very good food
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    Savvy Seventy
    Sail Date May 2019
    Outstanding Voyage in Unusual Places.
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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 7 Night
    Middle East Cruise

    Leaving:
    Abu Dhabi
    Visiting:
    Sir Bani Yas Island , Khasab ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    MSC Cruises
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    7 Night Middle East Gay & Lesbian Cruise Route (MSC Cruises)
    • Day 1
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 2
      Sir Bani Yas Island
    • Day 3
      Cruising
    • Day 4
      Khasab
    • Day 5
      Dubai
    • Day 6
      Dubai
    • Day 7
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Abu Dhabi
    Ship Details

    MSC Lirica - MSC Cruises

    Marketed to North Americans as well as Europeans

    MSC's first-ever new-build

    Offers a nice variety of Caribbean sailings

    Reviews

    MSC Lirica Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    3.0/5
    Cabins3.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    The 1,976-passenger MSC Lirica is one of four medium-sized Mistral-class ships, dating from 200...

    Cruise Critic Member Ratings
    Tpoulakis
    Sail Date Aug 2019
    Terrible
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    SirJackDaniels
    Sail Date Oct 2018
    Great First Cruise
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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 7 Night
    Middle East Cruise

    Leaving:
    Abu Dhabi
    Visiting:
    Sir Bani Yas Island , Muscat ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    MSC Cruises
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    7 Night Middle East Gay & Lesbian Cruise Route (MSC Cruises)
    • Day 1
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 2
      Sir Bani Yas Island
    • Day 3
      Cruising
    • Day 4
      Muscat
    • Day 5
      Dubai
    • Day 6
      Dubai
    • Day 7
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Abu Dhabi
    Ship Details

    MSC Lirica - MSC Cruises

    Marketed to North Americans as well as Europeans

    MSC's first-ever new-build

    Offers a nice variety of Caribbean sailings

    Reviews

    MSC Lirica Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    3.0/5
    Cabins3.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    The 1,976-passenger MSC Lirica is one of four medium-sized Mistral-class ships, dating from 200...

    Cruise Critic Member Ratings
    Clorty Midden
    Sail Date Jun 2019
    Pleasantly surprised by this lovely ship
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    Old Army Guy
    Sail Date May 2019
    A Good Ship and Crew
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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 29 Nights
    Eastern Tapestries

    Leaving:
    Dubai
    Visiting:
    Dubai, Doha ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Crystal Cruises
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    29 Night Middle East Gay & Lesbian Cruise Route (Crystal Cruises)
    • Day 1
      Dubai
    • Day 2
      Dubai
    • Day 3
      Doha
    • Day 4
      Doha
    • Day 5
      Al Manamah
    • Day 6
      Cruising
    • Day 7
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 8
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 9
      Cruising
    • Day 10
      Muscat
    • Day 11
      Cruising
    • Day 12
      Cruising
    • Day 13
      Mumbai (Bombay)
    • Day 14
      Mumbai (Bombay)
    • Day 15
      Mumbai (Bombay)
    • Day 16
      Cruising
    • Day 17
      Kochi (Cochin)
    • Day 18
      Cruising
    • Day 19
      Colombo
    • Day 20
      Cruising
    • Day 21
      Cruising
    • Day 22
      Yangon (Rangoon)
    • Day 23
      Yangon (Rangoon)
    • Day 24
      Yangon (Rangoon)
    • Day 25
      Cruising
    • Day 26
      Phuket
    • Day 27
      Penang
    • Day 28
      Kelang (Kuala Lumpur)
    • Day 29
      Singapore
    • Day 30
      Singapore
    Ship Details

    Crystal Symphony - Crystal Cruises

    Pros

    More options for dining and entertainment than on other luxury ships

    Cons

    Entry-level cabins are small compared to those of competitors

    Bottom Line

    A successful blend of luxurious amenities with big-ship choice

    Reviews

    Crystal Symphony Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining4.5
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Crystal Symphony is a wonderful choice for cruise travelers who are looking for a luxurious cru...

    Cruise Critic Member Ratings
    gscoggin
    Sail Date Dec 2019
    First Crystal Cruise with Pickleball
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    ak1004
    Sail Date Dec 2019
    A 6 Star experience, despite some minor imperfections
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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 7 Night
    Middle East Cruise

    Leaving:
    Dubai
    Visiting:
    Dubai, Abu Dhabi ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    MSC Cruises
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    7 Night Middle East Gay & Lesbian Cruise Route (MSC Cruises)
    • Day 1
      Dubai
    • Day 2
      Dubai
    • Day 3
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 4
      Sir Bani Yas Island
    • Day 5
      Cruising
    • Day 6
      Khasab
    • Day 7
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    Ship Details

    MSC Lirica - MSC Cruises

    Marketed to North Americans as well as Europeans

    MSC's first-ever new-build

    Offers a nice variety of Caribbean sailings

    Reviews

    MSC Lirica Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    3.0/5
    Cabins3.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    The 1,976-passenger MSC Lirica is one of four medium-sized Mistral-class ships, dating from 200...

    Cruise Critic Member Ratings
    maxx
    Sail Date Mar 2019
    Disappointing on board but itinerary on the whole very good.
    Read More
    Margaret5281
    Sail Date Mar 2019
    Worst ship we have ever been on
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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 10 Nights
    Beyond The Acropolis & Aqaba-10-night Getaway

    Leaving:
    Aqaba
    Visiting:
    Aqaba, Muscat ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Crystal Cruises
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    10 Night Middle East Gay & Lesbian Cruise Route (Crystal Cruises)
    • Day 1
      Aqaba (Petra)
    • Day 2
      Aqaba (Petra)
    • Day 3
      Cruising
    • Day 4
      Cruising
    • Day 5
      Cruising
    • Day 6
      Cruising
    • Day 7
      Cruising
    • Day 8
      Cruising
    • Day 9
      Muscat
    • Day 10
      Dubai
    • Day 11
      Dubai
    Ship Details

    Crystal Symphony - Crystal Cruises

    Pros

    More options for dining and entertainment than on other luxury ships

    Cons

    Entry-level cabins are small compared to those of competitors

    Bottom Line

    A successful blend of luxurious amenities with big-ship choice

    Reviews

    Crystal Symphony Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining4.5
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Crystal Symphony is a wonderful choice for cruise travelers who are looking for a luxurious cru...

    Cruise Critic Member Ratings
    Paca Lady
    Sail Date Dec 2019
    First time perspective...
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    Shoeman1
    Sail Date Nov 2019
    The Grande Dame is loosing her glitter
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    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
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  • 18 Night
    Middle East Cruise

    Leaving:
    Venice
    Visiting:
    Katakolon, Crete ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    MSC Cruises
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    18 Night Middle East Gay & Lesbian Cruise Route (MSC Cruises)
    • Day 1
      Venice
    • Day 2
      Cruising
    • Day 3
      Katakolon (Olympia)
    • Day 4
      Crete (Heraklion)
    • Day 5
      Suez Canal
    • Day 6
      Suez Canal
    • Day 7
      Petra
    • Day 8
      Cruising
    • Day 9
      Cruising
    • Day 10
      Cruising
    • Day 11
      Cruising
    • Day 12
      Salalah
    • Day 13
      Cruising
    • Day 14
      Muscat
    • Day 15
      Khasab
    • Day 16
      Dubai
    • Day 17
      Dubai
    • Day 18
      Dubai
    • Day 19
      Abu Dhabi
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    MSC Lirica - MSC Cruises

    Marketed to North Americans as well as Europeans

    MSC's first-ever new-build

    Offers a nice variety of Caribbean sailings

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    MSC Lirica Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    3.0/5
    Cabins3.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

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    Zimasa
    Sail Date May 2019
    An experience of a lifetime
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    IringG76
    Sail Date Apr 2019
    Family vacation
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  • 7 Nights
    Pearls Of Arabia

    Leaving:
    Abu Dhabi
    Visiting:
    Doha, Al Manamah ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Crystal Cruises
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    7 Night Middle East Gay & Lesbian Cruise Route (Crystal Cruises)
    • Day 1
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 2
      Doha
    • Day 3
      Doha
    • Day 4
      Al Manamah
    • Day 5
      Dubai
    • Day 6
      Dubai
    • Day 7
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 8
      Abu Dhabi
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    Crystal Symphony - Crystal Cruises

    Pros

    More options for dining and entertainment than on other luxury ships

    Cons

    Entry-level cabins are small compared to those of competitors

    Bottom Line

    A successful blend of luxurious amenities with big-ship choice

    Reviews

    Crystal Symphony Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining4.5
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Crystal Symphony is a wonderful choice for cruise travelers who are looking for a luxurious cru...

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    Nicholas P.
    Sail Date Jul 2019
    An Extraordinary Experience
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    Roycal
    Sail Date Aug 2019
    Excellent Journey -- Love Crystal
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  • 15 Nights
    Dazzling Dubai & Taj Mahal

    Leaving:
    Abu Dhabi
    Visiting:
    Abu Dhabi, Kuwait City ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Crystal Cruises
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    15 Night Middle East Gay & Lesbian Cruise Route (Crystal Cruises)
    • Day 1
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 2
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 3
      Cruising
    • Day 4
      Kuwait City
    • Day 5
      Al Manamah
    • Day 6
      Sir Bani Yas Island
    • Day 7
      Doha
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 9
      Dubai
    • Day 10
      Dubai
    • Day 10
      Cruising
    • Day 11
      Muscat
    • Day 12
      Cruising
    • Day 13
      Cruising
    • Day 14
      Mumbai (Bombay)
    • Day 15
      Mumbai (Bombay)
    • Day 16
      Mumbai (Bombay)
    Ship Details

    Crystal Symphony - Crystal Cruises

    Pros

    More options for dining and entertainment than on other luxury ships

    Cons

    Entry-level cabins are small compared to those of competitors

    Bottom Line

    A successful blend of luxurious amenities with big-ship choice

    Reviews

    Crystal Symphony Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining4.5
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Crystal Symphony is a wonderful choice for cruise travelers who are looking for a luxurious cru...

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    cheddyanne
    Sail Date Jul 2019
    Enjoyable cruise
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    travel mensch
    Sail Date Jul 2019
    Outstanding Trip
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  • 10 Nights
    Arabian Nights & Amalfi Sights-10-night Getaway

    Leaving:
    Dubai
    Visiting:
    Dubai, Muscat ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Crystal Cruises
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    10 Night Middle East Gay & Lesbian Cruise Route (Crystal Cruises)
    • Day 1
      Dubai
    • Day 2
      Dubai
    • Day 3
      Muscat
    • Day 4
      Muscat
    • Day 5
      Cruising
    • Day 6
      Salalah
    • Day 7
      Cruising
    • Day 8
      Cruising
    • Day 9
      Cruising
    • Day 10
      Cruising
    • Day 11
      Aqaba (Petra)
    Ship Details

    Crystal Symphony - Crystal Cruises

    Pros

    More options for dining and entertainment than on other luxury ships

    Cons

    Entry-level cabins are small compared to those of competitors

    Bottom Line

    A successful blend of luxurious amenities with big-ship choice

    Reviews

    Crystal Symphony Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining4.5
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Crystal Symphony is a wonderful choice for cruise travelers who are looking for a luxurious cru...

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    Canejean
    Sail Date Jun 2019
    Most Amazing Ship I've Ever Been On - By Far!
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    Balliett
    Sail Date Jun 2019
    Like an aging starlet, she's had "work" done and looks great
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    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
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    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
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    • Specialty Fitness Classes

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  • 19 Night
    Von Dubai Nach Mallorca 1

    Leaving:
    Dubai
    Visiting:
    Dubai, Khasab ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    AIDA
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    19 Night Middle East Gay & Lesbian Cruise Route (AIDA)
    • Day 1
      Dubai
    • Day 2
      Dubai
    • Day 3
      Khasab
    • Day 4
      Muscat
    • Day 6
      Salalah
    • Day 11
      Aqaba (Petra)
    • Day 12
      Aqaba (Petra)
    • Day 13
      Suez Canal
    • Day 14
      Suez Canal
    • Day 15
      Limassol
    • Day 18
      Malta (Valletta)
    • Day 20
      Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)
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    AIDAvita - AIDA

    Second ship in Germany's AIDA fleet

    Ultra-casual vibe appeals to young, active cruisers

    Caters to Europeans who speak German

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    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    0.0/5

    AIDAvita, in 2002 the second ship to join the rapidly growing AIDA fleet, is an enlarged and im...

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  • 20 Night
    Von Dubai Nach Singapur 2

    Leaving:
    Dubai
    Visiting:
    Dubai, Muscat ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    AIDA
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    20 Night Middle East Gay & Lesbian Cruise Route (AIDA)
    • Day 1
      Dubai
    • Day 2
      Dubai
    • Day 4
      Muscat
    • Day 7
      Goa
    • Day 8
      Mangalore
    • Day 9
      Kochi (Cochin)
    • Day 11
      Maldives
    • Day 12
      Maldives
    • Day 14
      Colombo
    • Day 18
      Langkawi
    • Day 19
      Kelang (Kuala Lumpur)
    • Day 20
      Singapore
    • Day 21
      Singapore
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    AIDAvita - AIDA

    Second ship in Germany's AIDA fleet

    Ultra-casual vibe appeals to young, active cruisers

    Caters to Europeans who speak German

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    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
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    0.0/5

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  • 17 Nights
    Grand Arabian Gulf

    Leaving:
    Athens
    Visiting:
    Luxor, Aqaba ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Crystal Cruises
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