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MSC Lirica Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to the Eastern Caribbean

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Some shortcomings but not disappointed

Review for MSC Lirica to Caribbean - Eastern

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JohnSC

First Time Cruiser

Age 80s

My wife and I, both retirees, have taken more than thirty cruises but this was our first cruise with MSC. We decided to take this cruise at short notice and selected the Lirica because of the itinerary and the price. Had I read the reviews before booking the cruise I might have had second thoughts. But it was too late to cancel so we decided to hope for the best but be prepared for the worst. As ...
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Sail Date: April 2009


America got it wrong.

Review for MSC Lirica to Caribbean - Eastern

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1bigboat

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

We just returned from a spring break cruise on the MSC Lirica, sailing the South Eastern Caribbean and South America. I wanted to start out by informing those considering a cruise on this ship not to change their mind by reading these reviews as my wife and I almost did. We had booked this cruise several months in advance and chose this line due the great itinerary and cost. We have cruised ...
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Sail Date: March 2009

Traveled with children


This is not your typical American cruise line

Review for MSC Lirica to Caribbean - Eastern

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8thcruiser

First Time Cruiser

I just returned from a 10 day eastern sailing on MSC Lirica and let me first say that if you are used to Royal Caribbean, Carnival, or NCL you are in for a big shock because this is not your typical American cruise line. I was rather disappointed in many aspects because I felt like if the ship wants to do business in America and market to Americans then they need to change the way they deliver ...
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Sail Date: February 2009


A Wonderful Cruise!

Review for MSC Lirica to Caribbean - Eastern

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royandjenn

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

Hello, we just returned from the Lirica, and thought I would leave a review. We were quite worried to be on this cruise because of some of the negative feedback for MSC. Thank God we didn't cancel like some people. About us, my hubby and I are in our mid thirties, travelling with our 2 daughters ages 9 and 11. This was the best cruise we have ever been on... Embarkation: A breeze! We decided to ...
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Sail Date: January 2009

Traveled with children


Great Music with the Les DeMerle Big Band

Review for MSC Lirica to Caribbean - Eastern

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NHBob

First Time Cruiser

Age 80s

BACKGROUND This cruise was my first with MSC. I selected it for one reason, the Big Band Theme, even though previous Cruise Critic Member Reviews and message board posts have varied widely, from "best cruise ever" to "never again". Pricing was attractive, under $200 per day, including single supplement, taxes, fuel surcharge, and insurance, for an outside cabin. At these prices I ...
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Sail Date: December 2008


gorgeous fun ship for older adults

Review for MSC Lirica to Caribbean - Eastern

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Marie

First Time Cruiser

have taken many cruises-loved this. the ship is beautiful and immaculate. the ports of call and day tours were varied and fun. the outside cabin, altho smaller than some other lines was done in such a space saving way that it seemed much larger. all the employees are gracious and caring. drinks are varied and done just right. they really excel in entertainment-at night there were vegas style ...
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Sail Date: January 2008


Jan 29th to Feb 8th Eastern Caribbean

Review for MSC Lirica to Caribbean - Eastern

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Lard Greystoke

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Background: this was my 3rd cruise, one on Royal Caribbean Voyager, then Carnival Glory, now this. I can't directly compare them since my learning curve has improved each time in terms of what I can and can't do, etc. I booked this cruise because I received a Cruise Critic newsletter just at the right time. I researched MSC and found mixed reviews. I got the impression that the people who ...
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Sail Date: January 2008


MSC Lirica

Review for MSC Lirica to Caribbean - Eastern

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Dave

First Time Cruiser

This cruise was simply the worst cruise that I have ever taken -- travelers beware booking this ship. The main problem is the contemptuous attitude and complete disorganization of the Italian management. Despite the best efforts of the hard-working and desirous to please Indonesian dining room and cabin staff, the management manages to sabotage their efforts. For example, 1000 people were ...
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Sail Date: January 2008


1/29-2/08/2008

Review for MSC Lirica to Caribbean - Eastern

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brandibak

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

This was our first cruise but now we are hooked. I had read mixed reviews before booking. I am happy that we didn't listen to all the negatives. The Lirica is a beautiful ship & the staff is very friendly. We had a few language barrier issues w/ staff but everything worked out fine. The 4 of us had the time of our lives! (2 adults & 2 teenage girls) It was a little tight in the cabin but very ...
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Sail Date: January 2008

Traveled with children


Italian Cruise Lines

Review for MSC Lirica to Caribbean - Eastern

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CallDOC

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

I sailed on MSC Lirica for the holidays in 2007 (Dec) and was so disappointed by the cruise. Now let me explain, I have sailed 2-3 times a year on various lines, including Carnival, RCCL, Celebrity and Cunard. Checking in was the worst experience I ever had at what is usually a seamless process. It took a good 20 minutes for each of us to check in. I had my own cabin so it should have been ...
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Sail Date: December 2007


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