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MSC Cruise Reviews for First-Time Cruisers Cruises to Europe

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93 MSC Cruise Reviews for First-Time Cruisers Cruises to Europe


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sharonred

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Ship, Fabulous Trip

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Jan Hunter

1 Review Written

Magnificent

This was the first cruise we had ever been on. Was very wary but was absolutely thrilled with every aspect of the cruise. Staff were amazing and always smiling and ready to help where needed. Food was out of this ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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Ddullard

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

MSC Lirica Mediterranean cruise. Loved it!!!!!

This was our first cruise. We were a family group of 5 comprising my husband, 2 teenage daughters and my mum who is 70. This cruise was fantastic. I cannot rate it highly enough. We chose 2 x side by side balcony ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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Hedgy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First cruise - great start!

This was my first cruise and I have to say, I'm off to a good start! The cruise route sailed around the Med calling in La Spezia, Mallorca, Ibiza, Olbia and Slareno, and lasted 7 nights. First things first, we were ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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spencer_maryjo

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

My first cruise with MSC Splendida was awesome.

It was the first cruise of my life and i picked MSC cruises because of its amazing price and an agent told me its a very family friendly company. I went with my husband and my two kids Likes: - The ...
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Sail Date January 2015


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Jessie Price

1 Review Written

First Family Cruise; Definitely Not the Last!

It seems that not many Brits have heard of MSC Cruises yet - so we're going to do our best to keep it a secret for a while longer! Our family of 2 adults and 2 kids (10 and 6) had our first cruise around the Med in ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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arlengarrison

1 Review Written

Loved it!

Loved our time at MSC Divina. The restaurant staff was great. Ship is beautiful. ExceIlent food! Would go back again and recommend the Mediterranean cruise to anyone. The only thing I would suggest is to train the ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Welshone03

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent

I am a first time cruiser so some may say I have nothing to compare with, however I do travel extensively each year and stay in many hotels with my work and a cruise ship is like a floating hotel. My wife and I ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Two Jerrys

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

THE MOST AMAZING HOLIDAY

This was our first cruise so I did a lot of research before travelling. We decided to book with MSC as the route appealed to us and they were offering free flights with our package. Having now completed the cruise ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Katgoesonholiday

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

A fabulous anniversary cruise in the luxurious Yacht Club

My husband and I celebrated our 15th anniversary with a kids-free cruise through the Eastern Mediterranean on the beautiful MSC Preziosa. We had initially booked an aft cabin (with a juliet balcony) but decided to ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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Easyriderscooters

3 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Fantastic experience and super for wheelchair user

This was our first cruise and exceeded all expectations, my husband and I, our 11 year old son and my mother who is disabled and uses a wheelchair full time. Our cabin was a balcony fantastica grade which although ...
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Sail Date January 2015


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*angel*

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

1st Cruise Ever

Did our first cruise ever, and it was fantastic. The Cruise ship was huge. We stayed in Venice a few days prior to boarding the MSC Divina for our 7 day cruise in the Mediterranean. We had a balcony room on the 12th ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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Peadar10021950

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Time Very Impressed

We were a party of five / 2 balcony cabins. This was our first time and we were very impressed by the ship, the crew simply everything was perfect. The highest standards are evident on this ship. Everything is so ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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spgb

1 Review Written

Didn't find anything to fault

I am reviewing on behalf of two couples that sailed on the MSC Preziosa in the final week of October in 2014. We all thoroughly enjoyed our first cruise-liner experience, are hooked and looking forward to further ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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boulie27

1 Review Written

We loved it

We just came back from a cruise Venice-Bari-Katakolon-Izmir-Istanbul-Dubrovnik-Venice. We arrived at the checkin in Venice at 11u30, it took about 75' minutes in total before we drank our firts cocktail. You have ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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