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MSC Fantasia Cruise Reviews

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"We booked this as a last minute decision and before reading reviews on here, we may not have booked had we read reviews first but we found that MSC were excellent to deal with and had a wonderful time...."Read More
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FamilyHolidayMan

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

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Cruise nightmare

Review for MSC Fantasia to Transatlantic

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dfwzetec

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

This was not my first cruise with MSC,in fact it was about my 7th or 8th mostly transatlantic from Santos, Brazil to Europe apart from one to the Caribbean. Prior to this I had done a mini cruises with Fred Olsen. To be honest,after my first cruise with MSC in 2013 I was quite impressed and wanted to go again,which I did more or less ever year following. In 2014 cruising again from Brazil to ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Disappointing

Review for MSC Fantasia to South America

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Ronnie6024

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We were all waiting a large warehouse type building up to 6 hours to acess ship!! No explanation, no apologises. Then once on the ship, we were ordered to take part in the health and safety exercise, when most of us were exhausted and hungry. Organisation in disembarking for excursions, were chaotic & disorganised. An excursion to Rio was not included as part of the itinerary. Sorry, there was an ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


This Cruise Would Turn Avid Cruisers Against Cruising

Review for MSC Fantasia to South America

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Betty Draper

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

I have been on eight cruises and have cruised with Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, Carnival, Costa, and Viking River. All have been great. This MSC cruise, however, would turn anyone against cruising. I chose this cruise because it began in Buenos Aires and featured two days in Rio de Janeiro, the two places I most wanted to see in South America. What MSC does not tell you is that this ship is ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Chaotic but enjoyable

Review for MSC Fantasia to Transatlantic

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hobsoncymru

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I don't normally post reviews but in the case of MSC I found other people's opinions useful so thought I'd add my brief thoughts on MSC Fantasia. We booked mainly because of an attractive itinerary that included a land tour to Machu Picchu with a price that was too good to miss. We joined at Barcelona with the itinerary including Malaga, Madeira, Tenerife, San Salvador de Bahia, Ilehus, Ilha ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Disappointing

Review for MSC Fantasia to Transatlantic

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Wookiees

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

Veteran cruiser this was our 5th with MSC. Sadly they seem to be going backwards with Entertainment, food and service. I gave this review 2 stars, out of the dozen or so cruises I have taken this was by far the least enjoyable. This is the reason for each star I knocked off. 1. Lets start with entertainment. It was bad, the shows they put on were cheap and the crew performing were poor. ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Interesting cruise

Review for MSC Fantasia to Transatlantic

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ancomichielsen

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

the destination in combination with the price. Our travel agent organised connecting flightswith KLM so everything looks good. The ship is very nice, the crew friendly and the food is good The main problem is: TOO MANY PEOPLE it cost appr. 3 hours for embarkation waiting and stand in a line. Waiting and stand in a line for almost everything as: breakfast, shore excursionslunch in the ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


First and last cruise with MSC.

Review for MSC Fantasia to Transatlantic

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alexvandijk

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Subject: Our experience on board the MSC Fantasia cruise ship.   Embarkation in Genoa (Italy) on November 2, 2019, disembarkation November 20   2019 in Santos (Brazil). On November 2, 2019 we flew with the KLM to Milan. That went well. Then we drove a shuttle bus to Genoa, a journey of more than 2 hours. We had a cup of coffee on the plane around 10 a.m. and then nothing more. We ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Disestablished and last time with MSC

Review for MSC Fantasia to Transatlantic

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Used to cruising

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Cruised for the first time with MSC aboard Fantasia in November 2019, we embarked in Genoa, doing a few places in Europe then went across to Brazil. We have cruised with other companies many times and have never experienced anything as bad. At the airport - MSC representative was waiting at the airport for us - but there was no transport for us and had to wait 45 minutes for it arrive. ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Perfect Cruise

Review for MSC Fantasia to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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marschaller

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

It was our 12th cruise and the 6th with MSC. We arrived to Genova by train and walked to the cruise terminal (around 10 minutes walk). 15 minutes later, we were in our Cabin. Even though the ship was full and most of the passengers embarked in Genova, later afternoon the terminal was almost empty - so everything was smooth and fast. Our cabin was clean and nice, well maintained and ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Good Travel On A Budget!

Review for MSC Fantasia to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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PearlM

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

MSC allows kids under 18 to travel free. It also offers military discounts as well as other discounts, just ask. We were 3 people, me- the mom, one daughter in college, and one daughter in high school. We went in October when most schools are in session, and passengers their ages, especially the teenager, were few. Someone must have cancelled a vacation because we were able to pick up the ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


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