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16 MSC South America Cruise Reviews

FelipeAnh avatar


1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Awful experience


Starting from the embarkation the experience was terrible. Complete caos, disorganized, very lazy and uncomfortable... get ready for at least 3 hours of waiting. Arriving at the ship we found all the ...
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Sail Date February 2020

konr avatar


4 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Disappointed with Yacht Club

I feel like MSC improved recently, but I didn't enjoy this cruise on 2016, even though it was on a Yacht Club cabin. Pros: - Yacht club area was very nice: amazing pool and hot baths! - Nice excursions, ...
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Sail Date March 2016

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Alexandre Luz

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Terrible service and food

Food is terrible, this is the weakness point for sure. The food had no taste, no presentation, no talent. Service is a nightmare, it is clear for me that people had no training and its not prepare for the functions, ...
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Sail Date December 2018

rmz68 avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Bad experience with MSC Fantasia

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 ...
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Sail Date November 2018

learyjim avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Embarkation and Disembarkation Safety Issues MSC Poesia

The cruise itself was very nice. Cabin was clean, the menu and service were very good. The entertainment was varied including jugglers, acrobats, magicians, singers and an attempt at stage production. The staff was ...
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Sail Date March 2015

joyson avatar


1 Review Written

Minimize Costs and Maximize Profits

A trip on the MSC PREZIOSA is a great example of this basic capitalist tenant. Me and my family took a 7 day trip on this ship along the Brazilian coast on New Years 2015. There were so many things wrong with it ...
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Sail Date December 2014

derekhill avatar


1 Review Written

MSC Preziosa Grand Voyages - must try harder MUCH harder!!!! Two star

Firstly the good points - ship décor still on good condition; clean cabins; restaurant staff excellent; dealt with lactose-intolerant problem extremely well.Now for the problems- 1. Buffet food is always cold and ...
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Sail Date March 2014

midlifetravel avatar


2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Nicked and Dimed for 8 days. Poor Service and food

We were extremely disappointed with the experience on this voyage. While our expectations were not high, based on others' reviews, we still hoped that would be somewhat enjoyable. It turned out to be a great ...
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Sail Date January 2014

pmacher61 avatar


6 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Short and...sour

I confess. I disliked immensely my previous cruise aboard an MSC ship. In the hopes of discovering that MSC in So Am has improved, I hopped aboard the Poesia since I was already in the departure port (Buenos Aires) ...
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Sail Date December 2013

telarchitect avatar


1 Review Written

MSC Musica, Rio - Buenos Aires

We decided on this cruise because we have never been to South America. Rio and Buenos Aries were exotic cities that we were interested in seeing. They are both wonderful cities with much to explore. ...
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Sail Date February 2011

Paul avatar


20 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

God.... Thank you for letting me come home.

Venice to Rio Start: Booked hotel with MSC in Venice for the night before the cruse. Great hotel only it was a £40.00 return trip into Venice by taxi and we did not see much of the city as it was night time ...
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Sail Date October 2010

bon-vivant avatar


1 Review Written

Not the Love boat crew.

THE SHIP: Getting on board the MSC Musica is a marvelous experience. The ship lives up to the promise of the travel brochures. It is B E A U T I F U L! It is a monument of thoughtful design and ergonomics, and by ...
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Sail Date December 2009

EUROPEU avatar


2 Reviews Written


INTRODUCTION I choose this cruise because from a lot of years ago I had the dream to see the fire works of reveillon in Rio. I leave a part of the year in Lisbon and generally in European winter I am in Brazil ...
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Sail Date December 2008

Kaleidoscope8 avatar


1 Review Written

MSC Musica - not Music to your ears!

I have just returned from a 2 month overseas trip which was for business and pleasure combined where part of my trip was a cruise on the above mentioned ship MSC MUSICA which departed Venice on 2/11/08. I was ...
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Sail Date February 2008

Samyrawr avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Lots of marketing

sorry for my English ! I’m from Brazil . the cabin was the best thing! it looked like a hotel room. the food at the buffet was better than at the social restaurant. everything is paid, there are no ...
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Sail Date January 2020

Ronnie6024 avatar


1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes


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 ...
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Sail Date January 2020

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