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South America MSC Fantasia South America Cruise Reviews

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"We were all waiting a large warehouse type building up to 6 hours to acess ship!! No explanation, no apologises. Then once on the ship, we were ordered to take part in the health and safety exercise, when most of..."Read More
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Ronnie6024

2-5 Cruises

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Disappointing

Review for MSC Fantasia to South America

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Ronnie6024

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We were all waiting a large warehouse type building up to 6 hours to acess ship!! No explanation, no apologises. Then once on the ship, we were ordered to take part in the health and safety exercise, when most of us were exhausted and hungry. Organisation in disembarking for excursions, were chaotic & disorganised. An excursion to Rio was not included as part of the itinerary. Sorry, there was an ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


This Cruise Would Turn Avid Cruisers Against Cruising

Review for MSC Fantasia to South America

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Betty Draper

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

I have been on eight cruises and have cruised with Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, Carnival, Costa, and Viking River. All have been great. This MSC cruise, however, would turn anyone against cruising. I chose this cruise because it began in Buenos Aires and featured two days in Rio de Janeiro, the two places I most wanted to see in South America. What MSC does not tell you is that this ship is ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Experience OK with some drawbacks

Review for MSC Fantasia to South America

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flcbarbosa

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

The embarkation process was catastrophic, it took me 6 hours to get onboard. Unacceptable. The cruise was fine, with some good points during the trip, such as the animation team, and bad ones, such as the pool water color (green) during some days. The cabin was very good. The restaurants handled well all the people onboard, and the food variety was very good. However, the Red Velvet restaurant ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


DO NOT BOOK WITH MSC

Review for MSC Fantasia to South America

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nomoretogo

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

As a very experienced cruise, thought we would try MSC. Never again, worst cruise line ever, nothing good to say about it. Service not existant in all areas Food served warm, never hot Cabin staff very rude Staff just walk into your cabin without knocking No point in complaining as you just get fobbed off with false promises and actions Muster drills at nearly every port, ...
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Sail Date: January 2019


Beautiful bars and restaurants, service not so good.

Review for MSC Fantasia to South America

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tarikkouba

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

The bars and restaurants structure are beautiful, lots of yellow marble and Svarowski crystals. The maintence of several areas are very bad, roof gutters in some places, the pool area always dirty and the swimming pool very dirt all the time. The service is mostly bad, unfrendlly attendants, exception the attendent of the sollarium bar, I Putu and Ana, an watress from the pool restaurant, ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


NEVER MORE

Review for MSC Fantasia to South America

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MAUROJR

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

My wife and I embarked on the MSC Fantasia on December 8, 2018, on a cruise that departed from Rio de Janeiro, heading for Buenos Aires, returning to Punta Del Este and Ilha Grande. The trip was my wife's birthday present, and what should have been of the dreams turned out to be a big disappointment. But I prefer to start with the good points: the cabin cleaning service was excellent, the ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Not conducive to cruising

Review for MSC Fantasia to South America

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FrancoAli

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

The enticement? Interesting ports in Europe, Africa and South America. Our first cruise experience. We agree it might be the last one. Looking back it was frantic from the moment of embarkation in Genoa. Long line ups, hours of waiting. It's true that the ship houses over 3000 passengers, but knowing that beforehand, the process should have been smother. The cabin we had , with balcony, was ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Bad experience with MSC Fantasia

Review for MSC Fantasia to South America

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rmz68

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

I am writing to report my experience in the MSC FANTASIA Cruise from Genoa to Santos between November 4th to 24th 2018. This was our third cruise, but the first with MSC. We have never experienced or expected a ship being run so poorly by the Master and his crew. I will provide the details below. The embarkment took place in the port of Genoa on November 4th; from the beginning it was a ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


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