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226 MSC Transatlantic Cruise Reviews


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dfwzetec

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruise nightmare

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This was not my first cruise with MSC,in fact it was about my 7th or 8th mostly transatlantic from Santos, Brazil to Europe apart from one to the Caribbean. Prior to this I had done a mini cruises with Fred ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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CruiseCoupleX

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

MSC Divina Transatlantic by a couple of Australians. We warned you!

My partner and I spent 20 nights on the south bound transatlantic crossing which sailed from Genoa on 5-11-2019. We (41 and 42) were accompanied by 1 set of parents (64 and 65) and 1 couple who are friends our age. ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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jcnz

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

My Fiancé got assaulted at knifepoint while on shore and MSC didn't care.

Told 4 crew about the ordeal including reception who told us "Management has been informed". But nobody ever came to see us or even check if we were ok. Sent an email to customer service department highlighting that ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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hobsoncymru

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Chaotic but enjoyable

I don't normally post reviews but in the case of MSC I found other people's opinions useful so thought I'd add my brief thoughts on MSC Fantasia. We booked mainly because of an attractive itinerary that included ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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alexvandijk

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

First and last cruise with MSC.

Subject: Our experience on board the MSC Fantasia cruise ship.   Embarkation in Genoa (Italy) on November 2, 2019, disembarkation November 20   2019 in Santos (Brazil). On November 2, 2019 we flew with ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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PegasusGM

17 Reviews Written

44 Helpful Votes

Relaxing way to cross the Atlantic

We flew to Genoa from Miami, spent the night at the Holiday Inn and taxied to the port in the morning. Embarkation was a breeze. We sailed the Divina 6 times before so we Knew what to expect. Different Captain and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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BartDT

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Amazing holidays

The whole experience was fab! Visited Spain, St Lucia, Barbados, Martinique, st kitts, Antigua, Guadeloupe, st Maarten. Out of the places I really recommend Maho beach experience, nelsons dockyard, beaches in ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Used to cruising

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disestablished and last time with MSC

Cruised for the first time with MSC aboard Fantasia in November 2019, we embarked in Genoa, doing a few places in Europe then went across to Brazil. We have cruised with other companies many times and have never ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Hvpkhyu

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Poor service so sad to see the services on board dropped so much

Poor customer service information we were due to start sailing from Venice on 23rd of November 2019, instead we were put on a coach travelled 2.5 hours to Trieste without prior notices Buffet restaurant not ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Billieg

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

BE AWARE BEFORE YOU GO!

We chose to go on this cruise for a couple of reasons. One reason was we had never been on a Transatlantic Cruise, and two it seemed like a good deal for the amount of time of this cruise. We booked the cruise ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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zany janey

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Beautiful & bold.....but too big for me

Selected this cruise to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary so special occasion = the Yacht Club experience. I'm so glad I chose the YC as the rest of the ship was just way too big for me. One of the reasons ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Jao1953

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Flatters to Deceive

This was my first and probably last MSC cruise. It's a pity because the ship itself has some good points and the ports of call were fantastic. We picked the ship up in Southampton along with what it turns out ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Summerland2

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Repositioning on MSC Divina - Miami to Genoa 14 March - 3 April 2019

I chose this cruise for the itinerary, because several ports had an overnight giving 2 days in those ports. I saw Divina launched in Marseille in 2011 and sailed on her as a solo traveller the following year, and ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Bfsroyal

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

MSC Seaview vs Royal Caribbean

We travelled as a couple on an 11 night transatlantic from Salvador to Barcelona. We primarily travel on Royal Caribbean and this was our first time on MSC. As such this review will be comparing the two. Good ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Babs5too

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First MSC cruise but not the last

We chose this cruise as it sailed from Havana and we disembarked in our home province of Alicante so we got to see Havana and the Caribbean with no jet lag! The cabin (inside fantastica) was spacious and airy due ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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MikeyNKentucky

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First & Last Cruise with MSC; Worst Cruise Ever

This was our first cruise on MSC. My wife and I are both retired and experienced cruisers (32 and counting), mostly with NCL and Celebrity, also Holland America years ago. I will try to be brief, but could write ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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wernerbeinchen

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Crowded, loud and unfriendly

We booked Aurea Suite und as Black Member in the Voyager Club we expected high comfort and attentive service. We wanted to enjoy the five-day-transatlantik and the lovely islands of south carribean as Barbados, ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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WT Jackii

4 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Mutiny on MSC cruises - MSC Poesia Genoa to Santos Repositioning Cruise Review

Embarkation: As this was a repositioning cruise, passengers embarked at multiple locations during the cruise: Marseille, Genoa, Valencia and possibly other ports. We embarked at Genoa and, in part due to not ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Reimann_J

6 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

The Hop-On/Hop-Off of Cruises

We chose this re-positioning cruise because of the itinerary which was incredible. The ship was typical MSC glitz which we expected. After may complications (which I will get into later), we got a starboard 11th ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Professional Pilgrim

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

A comfortable cabin, but public areas crowded, & entertainment too loud

Most of our cruising has been with Holland America (over 300 nights), but we have also sailed with Celebrity, Princess, Royal Caribbean, and Swan Hellenic (of blessed memory). We chose this cruise because we wanted ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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kayboia

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

GOOD ITINERARY ALTHOUGH WE MISSED PONTA DELGADA

I chose this cruise because I did a similar "repositioning" cruise last year on the Preziosa and enjoyed it. This time we were going to New York, which I have never been to. Embarkation was not good this time - ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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newhampshiregirl

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Inedible Food in the dining room, lack of organization and communication onboard

Sailing from Genoa on a transatlantic that arrived today into Port Miami. Crew is very hardworking and trying to work with what they have. Biggest issue with this ship is that there is a total lack of leadership ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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josephlyn272

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A wonderful rest and magnificent stopovers!

We chose this, our first cruise for two reasons: 1. The rest and relaxation it would afford us and 2. the places we would get to see. We were not disappointed; every place had its own unique history and was a ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Boitumelo

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great cruising moments of my time.

I wanted to go over the equator by ship and the cruise line I chose was the perfect one. Plus the dates fell on my birthday .. this was awesome. The entertainment was perfect perfect. The food.. good food and for ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Nawnsdreams

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very happy with personnel

We saw a cruise that included a return flight for an acceptable price. We wanted to visit family in Europe and celebrate an anniversary. (that was a complete misnomer!) We were cordially received by the staff ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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