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MSC Fantasia Cruise Reviews

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442 MSC Fantasia Cruise Reviews


dfwzetec avatar

dfwzetec

1 Review Written

4 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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PearlM

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Good Travel On A Budget!

MSC allows kids under 18 to travel free. It also offers military discounts as well as other discounts, just ask. We were 3 people, me- the mom, one daughter in college, and one daughter in high school. We went ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Selion

5 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Highlights of Western Mediterranean

We were on MSC Fantasia in Oct 2019 for a 7-nights western Mediterranean cruise. This was our 5th cruise overall and 2nd on MSC. MSC Fantasia, by today's standards, is not a big ship. But make no mistake, it's ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Betty Draper

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

This Cruise Would Turn Avid Cruisers Against Cruising

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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hobsoncymru

1 Review Written

6 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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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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marschaller

7 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Perfect Cruise

It was our 12th cruise and the 6th with MSC. We arrived to Genova by train and walked to the cruise terminal (around 10 minutes walk). 15 minutes later, we were in our Cabin. Even though the ship was full ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Cruise Insights

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Bad Food, Poor Customer Service, and Sub-Standard Cleanliness

My husband and I sailed on the MSC ship, Fantasia, for a one-week cruise to the Mediterranean September 7-14, 2019. Here are our experiences: Our experience with the Food/Buffet/Dining Room: Our initial ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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gordygord

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Slipping standards

Previously used MSC about 7 years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. Treated with respect and pleasant dining all through the day. This cruise eas so different, majority of staff unsmiling and grudgingly helpful when ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Viccarol

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Fantasia

After deciding that we would cruise this year for our summer holiday it became apparent that there were only two options and we went for MSC Fantasia based on the itinerary, dates and price (for the price of a ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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bigalsail

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First Cruise, hopefully not the last

We live mainland Spain and wanted to escape our town's 10 days fiesta, so booked from Palma where we flew to, had 4 days there first. Left hotel 1pm on Monday 29 July, and were onboard by 2.30pm, great. Suitcases ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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FamilyHolidayMan

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Very Good

We booked this as a last minute decision and before reading reviews on here, we may not have booked had we read reviews first but we found that MSC were excellent to deal with and had a wonderful time. ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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rt3413

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Discounted Cruise, Some Bright Points but Some Lows

This was my 20th cruise across many lines and my wife's 12th. With us was our 9-year-old daughter on her 3rd cruise. We booked in a balcony (non-Yacht Club) and had a rate I would call exceptional (helped out by the ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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karbonis

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

MSC Fantasia - OK, I guess...

MSC Fantasia Review Intro I have read quite a few reviews of this ship (few of them positive) and thought I would add my own. We are a large family group and between us have probably cruised nearly 100 times ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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sahad

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Bad baggage handling, slow internet, slow response by cruise executives

Firs the positive, the embarkation was smooth. But the company lacks in communications with the guests. It has no processes to keep the guests engaged after they book the cruise. They live in an old world where ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Bognor

5 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Cannot recommend

The ship itself is very nice, with lovely public spaces but rather cramped cabins. The entertainment shows, every night, were really first rate. Some of the service is very poor, those crew members who were very ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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pinors

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Bad organisation

We had a week to spare while on holiday in Europe so picked a 7 day cruise to suit our dates. The MSC Fantasia leaving from Palma de Mallorca was chosen and we flew to the island. On arrival at the cruise terminal ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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korpo024

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

A good cruise for a nice price

MSC Fantasia is a great ship, well maintained, with an average staff. We had a good room steward, but he was just too busy with too much rooms. MSC has not enough staff, and that is why the service is below ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Raymond Roy

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

MSC Cruise Line is Cheap...and it shows!

Overview: Cancelled ALL final airport excursions Had an issue receiving water each day Loud and pushy passengers Everyday passengers ON and OFF ship (Cattle run) 7th Floor walking deck (especially on ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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tarikkouba

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful bars and restaurants, service not so good.

The bars and restaurants structure are beautiful, lots of yellow marble and Svarowski crystals. The maintence of several areas are very bad, roof gutters in some places, the pool area always dirty and the ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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flcbarbosa

1 Review Written

Experience OK with some drawbacks

The embarkation process was catastrophic, it took me 6 hours to get onboard. Unacceptable. The cruise was fine, with some good points during the trip, such as the animation team, and bad ones, such as the pool water ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Ann Christine

1 Review Written

Friends on a Cruise.

We choose this 'cruise because it was good value. We flew to Barcelona and everything was very organised on board - from the first day to the final day we laughed, had fun, made friends and both my friends and I ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Gazuk1

1 Review Written

Don't be fooled by the spectacular ship

The ship is gorgeous but it's a shame the customer service is nothing like it. Shocking.. From the moment we arrived with no information, rude staff and having to queue to find out basic information that we should ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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MAUROJR

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

NEVER MORE

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 ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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