MSC Cruise - Mediterranean

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MSC Cruise - Mediterranean

Postby jeparent » Tue Jan 11, 2011 10:23 pm

Hello ,

Anyone tried MSC Cruise in Europe. I heard it is very much different from our usual Star Cruises , in particular Fine Formal Dining, Fixed meal times, Beverages not included....etc

thanks

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Postby Alex001 » Wed Jan 19, 2011 8:50 pm

I'm only twelve but I have researched on tons of cruises. I've never been on MSC before, but based on the recent trip to Royal Carribean, I could give you the followings tips.

*Dinners will be formal indeed. Wear your best - take out all those tuxedos and wedding gowns.
*Tipping is compulsory unlike in Star Cruises. Expect to pay from around $20 to $200 in tipping - you may want to check out MSC's charges first.
*Childcare services/child care centres are free of charge.

Some good information on cruises, probably on Western ones as the website is based in the West.

http://www.cruisecritic.com/ftc/tier2.cfm?ID=5, http://www.cruisecritic.com/ftc/tier2.cfm?ID=3 and
http://www.cruisecritic.com/ftc/

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Postby Alex001 » Sun Jan 23, 2011 9:52 pm

Cruise Critic also states that MSC Cruises ships mostly rank around the 3.5/5 range, which is actually in the lower range.

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Postby jeparent » Mon Jan 24, 2011 2:14 pm

Alex001 wrote:Cruise Critic also states that MSC Cruises ships mostly rank around the 3.5/5 range, which is actually in the lower range.


thanks, i have read some topics under the cruisecritic website. Anyway i have signed a MSC mediteranean cruise because of its price,sailing dates. It will be good if there is some review from people in this part of the world. :)

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Re: MSC Cruise - Mediterranean

Postby iluvcruising2 » Tue Dec 31, 2013 9:22 pm

This is a picture of the Celebrity Silhouette, in the Bay of Kotor, Montenegro.

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A picture of the ship's aft. This was taken when the ship was docked in Venice - a beautiful port of call!

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