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130 MSC First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews


dandjjackson avatar

dandjjackson

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

We both caught a serious bug...

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...no lie, we both caught the cruise bug! This was our first cruise and we're hooked! The whole adventure was memorable and we can't help but tell everyone how extraordinary the experience was. The embarkation ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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sharonred

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Ship, Fabulous Trip

This cruise was our first for our 25th wedding anniversary and I must say we thoroughly enjoyed it. In general I felt it was like a 5 star hotel as the cabin was fantastic and the cabin steward done such a ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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BIinkyD

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Maiden Voyage for Us!!

We chose this cruise as we were unsure if we would like cruising at all. It was an excellent price. Embarkation couldn't have been easier- even with a wheelchair. Luggage was waiting at our cabin when we arrived. ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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seamonkeee

1 Review Written

36 Helpful Votes

Great Experience, Horrible Website; A Bit of Stress, But Great Experience

This was our first cruise, and I have to say that I had some reservations about taking one. I didn’t know if I’d like being “trapped” on a ship, not able to go where I wanted, but after seven days on the ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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glitterP

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Awesome Cruise

We sailed on the MSC Sinfonia . WOW . It was such an amazing trip. From the moment we step on board until we disembarked . Our cabin attendant Yusif was just amazing. He came to greet us and for the entire trip he ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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Robert Webster

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Life of Luxury

Booked our trip to begin three days before boarding ship, wanted enough time to get over jet lag. Our trip was to be done in three legs as we started in Az. a long way from Genoa, our final destination to board ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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sphsjags

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Best Cruise Yet!

I write this review having been on only two cruises ever with this having been my first. I was thoroughly impressed with the entire ship and later realized everyone was correct in saying that most are not like ...
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Sail Date April 2014


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sharonmorgan71

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise Enjoyed By All!

So before I start I want to acknowledge all the other reviews for MSC and the Orchestra and appreciate that everyones expectations and experiences are individual and I will just be representing ours as 6 family ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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VeronicaFiguereido

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Awesome Winter Across the Ocean!!

This was my maiden trip on a cruise and was absolutely mind blowing experience. Since I was travelling with my mother, I must say I was bit apprehensive given the health conditions of both of us, but that fear did ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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naomigrey

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Cruise

This was one of the best weeks of my life and I didn't want to get off the Preziosa. MSC are one of the best value cruise lines for solo travellers which is why I initially chose this cruise. The staff were ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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geereheather@yahoo.com

1 Review Written

Best Holiday Ever!

We did the Durban / Madagascar / Portuguese Islands 7 day cruise. Unfortunately couldn't get off for the Islands. Enjoyed the cruise so much that we are going again in April to see if we can get onto the Islands. ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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Charon Cronje

1 Review Written

Best Holiday Ever!

Had the most fantastic time of my life! Never had to worry about my teenager kids who were also having a ball with the endless entertainment and never-ending food supply! Everything was of superb quality - food, ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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vladimirbeograd

1 Review Written

Beautiful ship, great service, excellent experience for a first cruise

My wife and I had a great honeymoon cruise on MSC Preziosa. Took the plane to Milano, went to Centrale station and then took a train to Genova, Piazza Principe. On account of the wedding trip we got a discount ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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jackie wibberley

1 Review Written

Beyond Expectations

This was our first cruise and we were naturally a little apprehensive about how we would cope with such a long time on board. Our fears were allayed considerably by the friendliness, courtesy and efficiency of the ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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saska@ni.ac.rs

1 Review Written

The name "PREZIOSA" speaks for itself

My family had a fantastic holliday on Preziosa. Preziosa gives you the expected and more. The food..., the crew....above expected! The cabins were beautiful and to be honest, the service in the cabin is very good. ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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helenpiquito

1 Review Written

Marvellous Cruise

We did not know what to expect and were so wonderfully surprised that from the moment we stepped on board till we disembarked we had a fabulous time. From the cabin to the food to the entertainment everything was ...
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Sail Date February 2014


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Stockjock

12 Reviews Written

65 Helpful Votes

Let me set the record straight on the MSC Divina.

Just got back from a 10 day, Mediterranean cruise on the MSC Divina (9-26-15 sailing). I’ll do a very short review for those with a short attention span and a much more detailed review for those who would like an ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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h.rothney@btinternet.com

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

First Class

This was a first time cruise for my mother (early 60's) and I (mid 30's) and we were both very impressed. The cabins were immaculate and spacious, we had a large window on the 7th floor which I would thoroughly ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Cath652

1 Review Written

First Time Cruising, and Will Certainly Do It Again

We had always thought taking a cruise would never be our cup of tea. But having been persuaded by friends it was worth a go we chose MSC and the Divina Caribbean cruise for our maiden journey - and I don't think we ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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Karlien B

1 Review Written

Had a Blast!

I booked this cruise as a surprise for my Mum as friends of ours had done this route the year before (different ship) and had so much fun so were doing it again in 2015. I have to start by saying that I was one ...
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Sail Date January 2015


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Uno time cruiser

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruiser

The MSC Divina was a beautiful ship and the staff could not have been more gracious. We were in Yacht Club 15028, with a wonderful balcony. The bed was one of the most comfortable I have ever slept in. We were ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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raissa

1 Review Written

Awesomeness

WOW, what an experience.....sun, fun, relaxation, ok maybe not so much relaxing due to alll the awesome activities. Fabulous food, from fine dinning to 24hr pizzas. I had my 4yr old with me and she wanted to ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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Cobus Jonker

1 Review Written

Family Cruise

It was always my wife and myself's wish to go on a boat cruise but unfortunately there was always something that prevented us from going. We just decided that come what may we will do it this year. Then there was ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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3 Irish amigos

1 Review Written

Amazing Cruise

I'm just glad I wasn't put off by some people's reviews of M.S.C. Divina. Just back from cruise with 2 friends and couldn't fault it. The ship itself is so glamorous took some beautiful photos. We had some wonderful ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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FreddieSchwenke

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Experience

My wife and I wanted to do an overseas trip and decided that a Mediterranean cruise would be the perfect opportunity. We booked through an agency and the agent was most helpful. The embarkation process was smooth ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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