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50 MSC Transatlantic Cruise Reviews


PegasusGM avatar

PegasusGM

17 Reviews Written

44 Helpful Votes

Relaxing way to cross the Atlantic

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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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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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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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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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muriel.watson

1 Review Written

Fantastic

Cruise from South Africa with interesting destinations. The staff were very friendly and the entertainment team great. I liked the way that the whole entertainment was involved and everyone in the team played an ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Andrei Krasouski

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Good ship for budget or first time travelers

This is my collulative review for MSC Divina based on our 2 cruises ( one in 2017 Miami- St Martin- Puerto Rico, Bahamas; and the second one in March 2018 14 days trip across Caribbean and Central America ( Panama, ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Ann Leeds

4 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Fun in the sunshine

We chose this cruise because we could start our holiday in Rio de Janeiro, which is one of our two favourite destinations for overseas holidays. We knew we would get some warm winter sunshine, so precious for ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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funcruiser1950

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

In love with Venchy chocolate

Brand new ship built in Italy sailing to its home port in Miami. The Mediterranean ports were amazing, dining room food was outstanding, daily visits for gelato, coffee and chocolates were fun! Saw some real ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Kathleen C

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Just Enjoy

I sailed on its maiden voyage from Trieste, Italy to Miami Fl this past December and could not have enjoyed it more. Excellent crew, in all areas of the ship, they could not have been more pleasant or helpful. ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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ttntitan

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Gorgeous New Ship, Good First Sailing

I had the opportunity to sail on the Seaside on her crossing over, and by and large I was quite impressed. The balcony staterooms felt roomy, although storage was a bit of an issue. The shows on board were very ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Webmanmike

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

First time on MSC and will be returning!

My family and I were fortunate enough to experience the 20 day inaugural cruise from Trieste to Miami as our introduction to MSC being already gold with Royal Caribbean and NCL. And in summary, I think it is ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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jujuhoney

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

December Beauty

This cruise was for our 20th wedding anniversary. The ship is gorgeous! The ziplining was great. The entertainment group did a wonderful job, so many beautiful costumes. The evening entertainment was not THAT ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Suzmar

1 Review Written

Grand voyage from Genoa to Guadeloupe

I have sailed with this company on three previous occasions and have enjoyed them all. We booked accommodation in Genoa for three nights before cruise and although the weather was cold and showery we had a great ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Denversteve01

1 Review Written

42 Helpful Votes

MSC SEASIDE Maiden Voyage observations

I am sailing on the maiden voyage of the MSC SEASIDE from Trieste, Italy to Miami, Florida. Overall the ship is well designed. I purchased the Thermal Spa Package, which gives unlimited access to the dry sauna, ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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weatherman46

8 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Good overall, but some issues

Cruised from Venice to Rio over a 3 week period. Had been to most of European ports before, but chose this cruise for the stops in Brazil. Unfortunately had to miss Fortaleza due to strong winds, and it rained most ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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JUKSINKENT

3 Reviews Written

A bit of everything

We did this cruise because of the itinerary and timing, having done the return trip via the W. Coast 4 times before - but never on the Sinfonia. We had been told that she was a nicer ship than the Opera, but did ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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luytlaager

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Suez and Middle East

The middle eastern ports of call appealed to us and the fact that the cruise went along the East coast of Africa. We have already done the voyage along the west coast of Africa. We also looked forward to going ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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sitges1963

1 Review Written

Few remarks

I chose this cruise for its destination and because the previous MSC experience a year before was excellent on MSC Opera. In comparison with, this one was worse. Too much Brazilian oriented music and activities. I ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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mikedf

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First sea trip as a passenger

I am a marine engineer, worked on ships and tugs my whole life, for once I wanted to be a passenger. As I have spent my life in small cabins the size of the cabins on board did not bother me. The company that I work ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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jayintx

5 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great ship, wonderful itinerary - horrible food

We had spent 5 weeks in Dubai and Southern Africa and saw this 21 day itinerary from Cape Town to Venice as an attractive way to travel to Europe. The ship is older, but has been refurbished and cabins added a ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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John Wivell

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Grand Voyage - CPT to Venice May 2017

Exceptionally good value for the cruise. The ship was well maintained with the exception of the cabin air conditioning which was contaminated and resulted in upper respiratory tract infection. There was the usual ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Tony.Norton

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great cruise, still room for improvement.

We chose this cruise for the itinerary and as a convenient way of getting to Europe. The Sinfonia is not to the same standard as the Opera which we have cruised on, on two occasions. There is too much pork ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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cruiserchad

4 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Can't Grumble for the Cost

Now don't get me wrong, we really enjoyed this cruise and for the money we paid it was a bargain. However not having cruised with MSC before there were a few unexpected omissions compared to other lines we've used. ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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