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

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MSC Fantasia
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Very Good

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Family Cruises

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First-Time Cruisers

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27 MSC Fantasia Cruise Reviews for First-Time Cruisers Cruises to Europe


doggo12 avatar

doggo12

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

MSC thank you

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We were talked into going on this cruise by my sister in law as it seemed to be excellent value and a good way to see some great european sights. we are first time cruisers and were a little apprehensive especially ...
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Sail Date October 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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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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Tarragon

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Special birthday

We thought the ship was magnificent and the crew first class.Special mention should be made of the cabin steward and the waiting staff in the Velvet Lounge who were exceptional.The food we found was not as good as ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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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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chrisderek

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

BEWARE, BEWARE, BEWARE!

My husband & I booked a Mediterranean cruise along with my brother, his wife & 2 children the week of April 13, 2014 leaving from Venice. We were celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary & 60th birthday and were so ...
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Sail Date April 2014


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USN6390

1 Review Written

Informative MSC FANTASIA review.

I was a first time cruiser from the USA that lives in Spain. I will start off by stating that overall, this cruise and MSC exceeded my expectations. However, I did a lot of research before I booked, as I do with ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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davymcb

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Fantasia

Having read the reviews about this company and ship myself and my wife were worried, but from the embarkation our fears were unfounded. I really do not understand what some people are saying about the cruise, I even ...
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Sail Date May 2014


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treeder77

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great cruise

This was our first cruise. I don't have any other cruise experience to compare our cruise to, but we were very impressed with this ship! The ship is absolutely beautiful and clean. We drove to Venice and parked ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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ran-38

1 Review Written

what a fantastic way to experience our first cruise

in short a wonderfull value for money. far better then the low score the ship gets in reviews the good: beautifull and top maintend ship,a wonderfull service, it operates smoothly. the food was excelent (bear in ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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pedrocampa

1 Review Written

MSC Fantasia 2013 - just Fantasia

I chose this as a first cruise mainly on the price - it was relatively cheap and seemed to offer the things I wanted. HOWEVER, having booked the cruise I read a lot of very negative reviews and wondered if I had ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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franinmuc

1 Review Written

Had a great time!

Decided to write something altho there have been countless reviews on MSC Fantasia already. I think a lot of times, people make comments without reflecting what they are saying. Some people are just unreasonable. ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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pkesquire

1 Review Written

MSC Fantasia Eastern Med March 24-31 2013

I had read some dubious reviews about this ship and MSC prior to the trip, but overall, we were very pleased. We did select this sailing largely for the itinerary, so we spent much of our time in the various ports ...
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Sail Date March 2013


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aonsceal

1 Review Written

Cruising on a budget

We have just returned from a very enjoyable cruise with MSC. We booked the cruise in Jan and then started to read the reviews, so to be honest we went with very little expectations. Bearing in mind also that we ...
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Sail Date October 2012


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HilDen

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

First cruise and Fun,Fun,Fun..

This was our first ever cruise and it was to celebrate my wife's 60Th and our 39th wedding anniversary.. Reviews before we went caused us to be slightly concerned. We spent 3 lovely days in Barcelona before our ...
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Sail Date October 2012


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EQUALIZER555

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

First time with MSC and it......................

We began our cruise in Naples. We checked in our bags and we were given a number and told to return to the departure hall at 2.30pm. We got back at 2.10pm and found the hall was full. We sat down to wait for our ...
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Sail Date September 2012


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Buckeye90

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful First Time Cruise

This was our first cruise. Overall we were extremely impressed with the ship, with the staff, with the food, and with the service. We had a kids cruise free deal, which made this a very affordable way to see more ...
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Sail Date July 2012


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schwarzvoraugen

1 Review Written

MSC Fantasia: Only problem is Italian Management

Check in procedure: It is strongly recommended to do the Internet check in. It saves you enormous time on arrival. With this little pre-work done check in goes smooth. "Valet" parking worked very well for us, ...
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Sail Date April 2012


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lulusinta

1 Review Written

MSC Cruises - NEVER AGAIN

The ship was very impressive - appearance, technology, upkeep. There are many negative aspects, though: 1. Dining was so-so. Service was acceptable but the food was not palatable, most of it. The theme was ...
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Sail Date April 2012


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Beverly

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

A must

I just want you to know that YOU DO NOT HAVE TO PAY ANY TIPS. They tell you you have t pay 6 euros a day = 66 euros for 11 nights. We decided not to pay that and instead give our tips to who we wanted to. Don't be ...
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Sail Date March 2012


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Beverly

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Must read

First I want to say what a beautiful ship, it is out of this world. no expense spared when they built this. It is immaculately clean. It was my first time cruising and I have to say after I had read some of the ...
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Sail Date March 2012


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moore

1 Review Written

Fantastic ship

I had read some reviews about Fantasia before we went so was slightly worried. However, there was no need. Ship was absolutely fantastic - never stop cleaning it. crystal satircase that you feel guilty walking on. ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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cel

2 Reviews Written

So much to see

We were a little nervous about this type of holiday as family of 4 we didnt know what to expect. We started in barcelona and disembarked in Barcelona. First let me say where ever you get on the ship you can buy duty ...
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Sail Date July 2011


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moll66

1 Review Written

Greaat ship, Great Service

Embarkment We embarked at Barcelona and as we were a wedding party of 40+ we did get priority boarding so I cannot comment on experiences of other travellors. Ship Overview This is a truly ...
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Sail Date June 2011


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Madmum

1 Review Written

Perfect 80th Birthday Cruise

We wanted to go on a cruise for my mother's 80th Birthday it was something she has always wanted to do but we never quite got round to it. Personally cruising seemed like my idea of hell but I set out to find ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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