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MSC Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews

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37 MSC Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews


DianeLem avatar

DianeLem

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship but lacking everywhere else, not a good experience.

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If this Italian cruise line wants to penetrate US market, it has a lot to learn and improve. We selected this 11 day Panama cruise because the price was good but soon realized you get what you pay for. The service ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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jessica/florida

6 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Divina is Stunning, Big and Fun

The ship is glamorous and full of bling. Guests are mostly European. They seem to have more fun than on American ships. The nightlife jumps. The Divina is immaculate and the service is excellent. Announcements ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Denaben

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Awesome ship! Will be back again1

What a great experience!! The ship was absolutely beautiful in its décor and Venues were plentiful! The food was phenomenal in the dinning room and the best we have had in the buffet! We always managed to find ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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jtl1948

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good cruise, good price but not up to their standards.

“Worst ever” or not? Feb. 4, 2018 MSC Divina Sailed from Miami, FL. Scheduled stops Ocho Rios, Jamaica, Limon, Costa Rica This is the itinerary we booked. This is the itinerary we booked. Day ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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SRS23

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Worst trip ever

My husband and I chose this cruise after a very stressful year full of loss and trauma. We wanted to do something simple and a cruise seemed to fit that description. We don't usually cruise. We did go on one ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Bbmurphy

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

A nice surprise!

I picked this ship for the itinerary and after reading some of the reviews I was a little nervous about going. Boarding was a breeze, the best one ever, just walked the line and disembarkation was smooth. The ship ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Acadie

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Fantastic cruise experience on MSC

We chose this cruise because of the great itinerary. I traveled with my partner, mother and aunt, sister and brother in law. We all booked Bella Interiors last August, linked our bookings. In December, we were ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Sara54

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nothing Italian about this cruise line

I've done six cruises, Royal caribian, Norwegian, Costa, and now MSC Divina. It was a 12 day cruise to the Panama Canal and Columbia including some islands. Overall the food was ok but not great in the dining ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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MRED1

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

First time on MSC

Itinerary was great. The ship was fun and the staff were really nice. typical size room (not coffee maker). The food served in dinning room was just so so and the service was at best atrocious. We were never served ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Racastle

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Oldest, unfriendliest and expensive

While on another cruise, my aunt and I saw this ship at a port. It had the same name as my aunt. We did some research and it appeared that this was an extremely luxurious European cruise line, We decided to take ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Yogibearadventure

5 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Dangerous, Disgusting and Rude

Disabled husband was injured during disembarkment due to passengers pushing and shoving. Toilets overflowing many areas and not being cleaned up on the floor. Toilets overflowed in women's bathroom to the top and ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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COM

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

BOTCHED CUSTOMER SERVICE

The embarkation process was totally awful. We were made to stand in the very hot blazing sun in a line for more than 1 hour. It appeared that the Miami port authority was doing some major renovations. The ship was ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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MortySails

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Disappointing Divina

This is my first experience with MSC. Previously I have sailed on Princess and one cruise on Cunard and this is obviously different then MSC. Will try not to compare these with this one. but that is very hard not ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Saffie123

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disastrous from start to finish

Recommended by my family who had cruised and enjoyed the service before. Southampton to zeebruge , Amsterdam , Hamburg, le Havre. It became Zeebrugge 2 nights, Hamburg 2 days , Rotterdam and home Food ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Island Hoppin' Mama

1 Review Written

25 Helpful Votes

Had a fabulous time!!

Must start by saying, I have sailed Princess, Royal Caribbean, Holland, Carnival and now, MSC. Booked before I read reviews and was almost scared to devote 12 days and 11 nights aboard a ship that received such ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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MandMcruising

1 Review Written

Never to set foot aboard again.

The only positive thing to take away from this cruise is that we were able to finally get off with no thanks to the ship staff. We chose to walk off and were directed to a bar to wait our turn. It was an endless ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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bhamelin

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Worst Cruise Line Ever!

Worst cruise ever! Not worth the money at all! Firstly they are the most disorganized cruise line out there. I was shocked when I arrived at the port and the line up was almost at security. It was so disorganized ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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jgallagh1944

8 Reviews Written

59 Helpful Votes

MSC Divina – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

We cruised with 26 friends on the MSC Divina to the Panama Canal and back to Miami (November 11-21, 2015). It was the first time on Divina for all of us. As you go through my review, you’ll see that I thought the ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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otkit

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Absolutely Beautiful Ship and Experience

The MSC Divina is a magnificent ship with ambience to spare. I am a travel agent and often serve a Group Leader for my clients. On this sail date of November 12, 2014 we had 57 cruisers. The ship definitely has a ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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Real D.

5 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fantastic cruise ship!

Our third cruise but the first with MSC. We had a wonderful time on the MSC Divina it’s a very lovely ship. They are more European style it was a different experience for us. We were on the 13th level (even if ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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ca1da8ba24@gmail.com

1 Review Written

Disappointing

Just finished a cruise on the Divina. My husband and I have been on many cruises but this one did a full circle from Miami to the Panama. Excursions were poor quality. Children running everywhere during adult times, ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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jspocala

1 Review Written

High class Italian style

MSC Poesia was our first Italian flare ship we ever cruised on. Left Fort Lauderdale, FL (Port Everglades) at 7:30pm. Before us left a parade of ships, Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbeans Navigator of Seas, ...
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Sail Date November 2011


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peachcrek

2 Reviews Written

MSC Poesia

embarking day.. well we embarked without incident walked in to terminal checked our baggage an proceeded down the entry way to terminal check in whats this!! No LINES!!! I can hardly believe what I am seeing ...
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Sail Date October 2010


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charjude

2 Reviews Written

No rating

THE CRUISE FROM HELL!!!!!

Excitely, we embarked on the MSC Possea November 30. We had booked a back to back cruise..Ah! 20 days of relaxation and good eating.Embarkcation went very soomthly. It was one of the easiest ever. Our cabin was very ...
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Sail Date November 2009


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klpusecker

1 Review Written

Poesia Big Band Cruise

My husband and I booked this cruise on MSC because of the great ports of call. We left from Ft. Lauderdale, FL and found that the cruise terminal was a little slow in processing. The reason for this probably was ...
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Sail Date December 2009


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