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MSC South America Cruise Reviews

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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


Horrível! Pesadelo de Cruzeiro

Review for MSC Poesia to South America

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ADP2020

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

Regrettable or treat that an MSC is giving its passengers. The ship was absolutely full. Believe that they have enlarged or cabins in a renovation, but not widening the common area. The buffet restaurants, a shopping area and a pool area did not accommodate the number of passengers. It is not possible to move through the theater to a restaurant without being used by people. We had to hold ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Poor Quality Food; Management Have No Idea

Review for MSC Musica to South America

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robb s

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

we are black/ diamond member's with this there is supposed to be numerous privileges like free dining art a specialty restaurant for 2 PER membership card this was disputed by the management of the restaurant stating that it is only one per cabin eventually the concierge of diamond voyagers club got it through middle managements think heads that its per card, that was the first of many trips ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


MSC = Most Stressful Cruise

Review for MSC Orchestra to South America

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Stewart C

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise because of its 23 night itinerary of very varied destinations, covering South America through to Europe, we had previously cruised with MSC on the Opera, based in Cuba, which we really enjoyed. Sadly this cruise turned our to be the worst possible nightmare! - We booked the Top Grade Aurea package as this includes "My Choice" dining, where you can dine anytime between 7.30 ...
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Sail Date: April 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


Terrible service/food

Review for MSC Seaview to South America

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lcaldoncelli

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

Due to the fact that this ship is new and luxurious, we had high expectations for our vacation. But it ended up as the worst cruise service we ever experienced. Unprepared crew, no knowledge of what's happening at the ship, and always with a bad mood (with few exceptions). Attendants of the bar always busy, causing waits of up to 10 min for a simple beer (which was sometimes, warm). ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Fantastica Inside Stateroom


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


Bad experience at MSC Musica

Review for MSC Musica to South America

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Helerson

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

My wife and I took a Cruise at MSC Musica. RIo-Buenos Aires-Rio. After purchasing the tickets, directly with MSC, we received, on the eve of the trip, an email confirming a cabin with a balcony. We were very happy because we bought the Bingo rate and knew we could go to internal or external cabin with balcony. Confirmed that it was external, with balcony, we rejoice even more. On the day of the ...
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Sail Date: December 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Avoid!

Review for MSC Poesia to South America

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Ckypros

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose the cruise because of the dates as there were seven of us. There was not a lot to commend! the cabins were decent and in general staff helpful but this ship fell apart on so many other things: Smoking allowed in the casino (so last century), poor higher management who talk down at you if you arrive late to dinner (no English announcements), just to add no announcements in English if ...
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Sail Date: December 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


MSC Poesia

Review for MSC Poesia to South America

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oscularia

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

Never thought a cruise will be such as awfull as this. 80% Seniors and zero organization: - Not enough shadow for 10% of passangers outside while full sun. - No care for making people follow rules and not take all chairs and tables at shadow while they didnt use it, and while old people had nowhere to seat but "deck sun chairs" under full sun. - Lack in response of stealed stuff ...
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Sail Date: February 2016

Traveled with disabled person


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