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MSC Fantasia Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Europe

MSC
MSC Fantasia
Europe
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

35

Very Good

19

Average

10

Poor

7

Terrible

15

Cruise type

Family Cruises

87

Senior Cruises

28

First-Time Cruisers

27

Romantic Cruises

22

Spring Break Cruises

10

87 MSC Fantasia Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Europe


PearlM avatar

PearlM

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Good Travel On A Budget!

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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 ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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FamilyHolidayMan

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Very Good

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. ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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rt3413

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Discounted Cruise, Some Bright Points but Some Lows

This was my 20th cruise across many lines and my wife's 12th. With us was our 9-year-old daughter on her 3rd cruise. We booked in a balcony (non-Yacht Club) and had a rate I would call exceptional (helped out by the ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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karbonis

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

MSC Fantasia - OK, I guess...

MSC Fantasia Review Intro I have read quite a few reviews of this ship (few of them positive) and thought I would add my own. We are a large family group and between us have probably cruised nearly 100 times ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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korpo024

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

A good cruise for a nice price

MSC Fantasia is a great ship, well maintained, with an average staff. We had a good room steward, but he was just too busy with too much rooms. MSC has not enough staff, and that is why the service is below ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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CruisingCzech

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

MSC is the worst

We have cruised about 15 times prior to this cruise so we knew what to expect. Our embarkation went smoothly in Barcelona, but no amount of prior cruising knowledge could prepare you for this cruise. Our room was ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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teodora2912

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Poor organization

The employees are overworked, they all seem very tired. The services are overall very good, but they clearly have to hire more resources, everyone was looking exhausted during the entire cruise. The cabins look ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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mopacic

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent value for the money - Great itinerary - Excellent service and food

It was more than we expected. The ship was nice, clean, comfortable. Cabin with balcony was great, spacious, perfect for 2 people, bed was comfortable. Maid service amazing - nice and clean. The staff so ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Steviltravels

1 Review Written

Not Wheelchair Friendly!

I sailed on the MSC Fantasia with my husband and 3 children ages 7, 9, and 10. My daughter ended up breaking her foot a couple of days before our vacation and ended up using a wheelchair and crutches throughout our ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Cruising-Kiwi

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mediterranean Delight - A family cruise on MSC Fantasia

We have just completed a 7 day west Mediterranean cruise [August 2018] on board the MSC Fantasia departing from Barcelona. Our party of six passengers included four adults and two kids aged 4 and 11. We had two ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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ccritic2018

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointing Honeymoon

The disappointment started with the embarkation. The process did not go smoothly at all. I have an injured left leg and should not walk for far lengths. The airport provided a wheelchair and the cruiseline said ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Innalex

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

MSC Fantasia, first time cruiser

We have just returned from Med Cruise on MSC FANTASIA First time cruisers lol We have arrived to Rome Fiumicino Airport around 11 30 a.m , wasn't impressed at all with the service as we were waiting for our ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Slcoutts

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Fantasia!

Just returned from a Med cruise on the MSC Fantasia. We are seasoned cruisers and have never cruised with MSC before . Embarkation and disembarkation was very well organised . No problems with this at all . ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Gary Tickman

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Worsest cruise in our experience

Was very impress with MSC Divina and this is how we choose this, big big mistake. Newer saw so bad service and so care less personal and so angree. They just hate all customers and this is what you can read in their ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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vest4ever

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing vacation

I only chose this cruise ship because of the booking agent. This was truly a disappointing and bad experience from day one. The crew was very rude and unprofessional and the food was horrible. The same food for ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Zboots

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not Impressed Overall

Based upon other reviews, I would not have selected this cruise but as it was a family affair booked from points halfway around the world, it was done. Let me first say there were many positives about this cruise ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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JohnM44

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

First time cruising/Family of 3

We chose this particular cruise as it was the one that best suited our time frame. Not too short but just long enough to get what was needed. We planned a two day hotel stay beforehand in Barcelona (this turned ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Coastmonkey1

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

First MSC Cruise

Just back off our first MSC Cruise on the Fantasia. We cruised many times before with Princess and wanted to try something different. Apart from the great deal we got we had heard MSC was very child friendly and ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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karanip

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

BEST WAY TO HAVE FAMILY GET TOGETHER

I had been on Msc fantasy April, 2011 with my wife and two children and we had a great time on the ship as well as on the excursions. The following year we made a family group of 19 to repeat the same ship and same ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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gemadue

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Summer Cruise

Sometimes we waited a lot in the bars to be catered for by lack of waiters It was difficult to eat at the buffet for the amount of passengers and many days, after a long day of excursion, we had to eat outside ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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2017SummerTrip

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Great Baltic Sea Cruise

We just came back from 7 night Baltic Sea cruise on MSC Fantasia. It was our 4th cruise. MSC Fantasia has a low score on this site. This is really unfair. MSC is a little different from other cruise line, mostly ...
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Sail Date July 2017


mcmuff avatar

mcmuff

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Mini Easter Break

We booked this mini cruise as an alternative to a break in Barcelona over Easter. AT the time of booking we had to fly from Dublin (Aer Lingus) as flights from Northern Ireland were not available on the websites and ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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TheHannans

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Excellent 1st cruise experience

This was our 1st cruise experience, so im writing this without a comparison to other cruises. I was a tad worried about the MSC Fantasia, based on some reviews - they were unfounded! We were on a Genovo - ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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pebe

1 Review Written

Nice cruise with a beautiful ship

We sailed on a one week's cruise with MSC Fantasia the last week in June. Embarking from Venice and then to Bari, Katakolon, Santorini, Pireus, Corfu, Dubrovnik and back to Venice. Venice is of course the main ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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lucypatrick

2 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

This Aussie family of 4 loved it!!!

We are a family of 4 (parents with 16yo girl and 12yo boy) from Australia and we all absolutely loved MSC Fantasia! We have been on a P&O cruise before and my husband and I went on a Carnival cruise ship too so we ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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