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Terrible cruise

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - All

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cruiseladies99
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I chose this cruise line for the price, you get what you pay for. I've sailed quite a bit in the past and decided to try a different cruise line for a change. Getting on the ship was very fast which we loved. I found the employee's a bit stand offish like they don't know what to say to you. The main problem was the food, I go on a cruise to relax and enjoy the food. The food onboard was just not ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


Amazing ship - amazing cruise

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Esther-Belgium
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Finally it is cruising time again! And you could feel that vibe all over the ship :-) In advance, we had to deal with a lot of paperwork (PLF for Spain, covid safe ticket, PLF for Italy, embarkation ticket, health quastionnaire, QR-code for covid test before boarding...) It was kind of stressfull. When we arrived at the terminal, we had to show our embarkation ticket at least 5 times at ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Interior


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Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Western

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Cavila618
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

First there was several cruise to go on, that was very reasonable, I didn’t want to travel the same islands that I have already seen 6 times. So, I decided to do the MSC even though it was more expensive but I get to see something different. I paid for me and my two granddaughters, then my daughter wanted to go. So I paid for her. Then my other daughter wanted to go, there was no other room ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Aurea Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


A work in Progress

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - All

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lesbrinkley
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This is an in-depth review of a 7 nt Carribean cruise I just took (Oct 2nd) with my wife for our 33rd Anniversary on the MSC Mereviglia. We decided to sail with MSC for the 5th time back in January 2021. Unfortunately, the CDC's COVID restrictions caused the booking to be canceled in April, so we rebooked for Nov 2nd and received a complimentary Balcony upgrade by using our cancellation credits. ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


BEST CRUISE EVER

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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KONAGIRL1
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Before I cruised I searched for reviews to ease my mind during this crazy time we are in with Covid and found very little. So I want to share my experience…… Although these are my least favorite ports of the 25+ cruises I’ve been on, the ship and the experience I had last week is five star. It was the first week of fall break and due to teachers in my family, I’ve cruised during many fall ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


great cruise line

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Western

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tcmccllc12
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

MSC excellent cruise line for small children and adults. They take the kids at good times for the adults to also enjoy the cruise along with the kids. also if you are flying in to fort Lauderdale airport and need to shuttle a family to the Miami cruise port use Jiffy Jeff shuttle service. very nice and safe shuttle vans, and reliable service for pickup and returns. not going to lie the mask ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Fantastica Inside Stateroom

Traveled with children


Wildly Exceeded Expectations

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Western

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MonsterJoe
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

As first time cruisers, we were overwhelmed by the choices offered by various lines. After going back and forth between a few, based on both our desires and the suggestions of friends who have cruised, we landed on MSC. We chose MSC, primarily for the apparent beauty of the ships and also for the Mediterranean style of the company. Travel to Port of Embarkation: We sailed from Miami and ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Yacht Club Inside Stateroom


Nice cruse and ship but many missing perks

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Eastern

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KayakOtter
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

MSC Meraviglia 9-18-2021. MER-A-VI-LIA "Wonder" in English silent G We had 2 cabins on this cruise we took for my mothers 96th birthday. Fantastica B2 Balcony 12085 and 12083 Our cabins were very nice, not a lot of drawers for stuff but we managed ok. Excellent bathroom with a real shower door. We did bring a battery operated night light for the bathroom that was ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom


Carnival Panorama, Sept 18, 2021 - Back Home on the Water AT LAST

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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GlendaleAZ
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I cannot even begin to tell you how excited we were, after 18 long, lonely months of sitting and twiddling our thumbs to finally be headed out to cruise again. Despite the long, arduous drive ahead, which invariably requires recuperation immediately after, we were totally stoked for the entire journey before us. Leaving our abode in Glendale, AZ, the temperatures had leveled off at ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


CDC rules and other issues

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Bahamas

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Mdjtds
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My wife and I are MSC cruisers. We love going on their ships. They are elegant. Service is great. Food is good. We adopted our grandchildren a few years ago and started taking them on cruises. They are 6 and 7 now when we went on the meraviglia on September 18th. This is their 2nd MSC cruise. This was the 1st seven day cruise from the whole covid thing. We only had just over 1500 passengers on ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Aurea Suite with Private Whirlpool

Traveled with children


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