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MSC Lirica Review

3.0 / 5.0
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MSC Lirica - Central America/Panama Canal

Review for MSC Lirica to the Panama Canal & Central America
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Bartbrown
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

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Sail Date: Feb 2006
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We sailed on the Lirica on 5 February 2006. We went a day earlier and staid at the Econo Lodge in Hollywood. It was no "great shakes" but it provided a free continental breakfast and free transportation from the airport and to the ship, which was worth $50.

The ship processing was quick and efficient so that we were onboard by 1 pm. Be certain that you have a passport. We had a little problem locating ours and for a time we thought that our cruise was a goner.

The Lirica passengers were about 1/3 American, 1/3 Canadians and 1/3 European. Many Americans came in large groups and they tended to stay together initially but as time went on they became more friendly. The Lirica is a modern ship with the most recent mechanical equipment. It seems to be constructed for Mediterranean cruising because there is a very large pool area and sun deck area. We never had to scramble for deck chairs.(they were not the best for reading though) There is not the Las Vegas gliz found on other ships. It's clean. modern decor and functional.

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