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Southampton to Baltic Sea Cruise Reviews

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Post Covid British Isles Cruise - some changes but overall very good

Review for Anthem of the Seas to Baltic Sea

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cbowls30
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We decided to book a british isles cruise as we needed a break and have not been able to get to our usual cruise destination of the carribbean in nearly two years. We are two adults with no children and cruise Royal/NCL and Carnival mainly. Embarkation; We expected this to take a bit longer than usual due to covid requirements but it was actually very smooth and we were on the ship from ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Great new ship, but!

Review for MSC Virtuosa to Baltic Sea

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compaq5315
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Booked this as last minute, Southampton to Barcelona. The ship is spotless cleaning all the time. Now the it’s that are not so good. No captains daily report Food in main restaurant not good, good choice but presentation not good ( did not look to eat) so spent time in buffet, their choice of food was very good. All waiting and bar staff very attentive. There was no dedicated coffee bar ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Strange Times Crusing

Review for Marella Explorer to Baltic Sea

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Mogcruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Firstly, thank you Marella for making a difficult cruise very pleasant. We booked this cruise when it was first advertised months ago thinking there was a good chance that it would be cancelled......it wasn't and we arrived at Southampton on the 10th September, with some exitement but fulll of intrepidation and expectance of difficulties from Covid 19 new proceedures. We had pre booked a ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


British Isles Cruise Surpise

Review for Anthem of the Seas to Baltic Sea

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Mick B
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Originally, I booked this cruise for May 2021 for my wife's birthday as she wanted to go to see the Norwegian Fjords and we both thought that with covid still around, the ports of call would not have too many travellers, so thought this was the right time to do this trip and let everyone else go to spain etc. However, we got wind in early 2021 that this cruise would be cancelled, so we got it ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Worst holiday experience of our lives

Review for MSC Virtuosa to Baltic Sea

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Leedscouple12345
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

4hrs to get on the boat without any warning ((we couldn't plan to bring food or snacks for our young children) even though we now know this is common for MSC, once on board the staff were overwhelmed, massively understaffed ships and long queues for everything, food outlets, guest services (unsurprisingly a consistently long queue of which was mostly guests shouting at staff), bars, elevators ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Traveled with children


Beautiful ship but ultimately disappointing

Review for MSC Virtuosa to Baltic Sea

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Devon Deb
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Virtuosa is a very beautiful ship so it is a shame the cruise was not the experience we had hoped for. Embarkation was crazy. Before even having a Covid test we were in numerous queues (at least 4) to show different documents. If you were positive you may well have passed it on to several people before even getting on the ship. Why not take a test and return to your car until the result and then ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Yacht Club is the way to go!

Review for MSC Virtuosa to Baltic Sea

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ppcox
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Taking advantage of the generous 50% discount for Health workers that MSC offered.We thats my husband and I boarded at Southampton for a 7 nights around the British Isles. This is not a cruise pre Covid we would have been interested in, but 18 months of no cruises this became very interesting. We had never sailed with MSC and never sailed in the ship within a ship type product on any cruise we ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Beautiful ship, great WIFI.

Review for Regal Princess to Baltic Sea

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SempaiSu
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My husband booked this mini seacation as it was such good value. Southampton a couple of hours away so all good. COVID testing process at the port nightmare for us and quite a few others. They check your vaccination details against your ID whilst in the very long queue! However, my NHS app wouldn’t load so we got pulled out of the mahoosive queue to get it sorted. It took about 10 minutes ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony


Far too crowded and poor facilities/entertainment

Review for MSC Virtuosa to Baltic Sea

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mickyson1
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise as it was a brand new ship with seemingly a wide range of facilities and activities. The ship was ridiculously overcrowded - you had to queue for everything - at bars, restaurants, and for any activities that you wanted to do. Trying to book the slides was impossible with a queue a mile long before the opening booking time of 10.00. You couldn't get near a swimming pool or ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


One major fault

Review for MSC Virtuosa to Baltic Sea

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flyc42
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Overall the ship was splendid. Clean, spectacular, friendly staff, excellent cuisine and especially appealing to the younger members of our party of eight. The one negative was that I embarked “clean” and disembarked with a dose of Covid 19. I can’t help thinking that the vast number of guests who wilfully ignored the company policy of wearing masks while walking about and in public ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Traveled with children


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