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Rob Warner

After 18 years of travel consulting in NZ, Rob joined the company in 2013 to specialise in cruising. Having cruised on several ships to various destination, this is by far the best way to travel in hisbook. Rob keeps fit through refereeing soccer and likes to relax with a glass or two of red wine.


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Ships visiting Australia + S-E Asia: Orchestra in early 2015

MSC Cruises is an Italian-Swiss company based in Geneva. The largest European and third largest cruise operator in the world (after Carnival and Royal Caribbean) offers Italian-based ambience. Itineraries include the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, NE America, Caribbean, Africa, and South America. With the world’s most modern cruise fleet, newest ships offer specialty restaurants, poolside movie screens and expansive spas. Cruises are suited to adult couples and singles, families with children, and guests who enjoy big city life, outdoor cafés, and constant activity. Children are especially catered for during meal times, as well as nanny-hours for babies and toddlers. Seven-night cruises can be linked across ships for Grand Tours of 14, 21 and 28 nights. MSC’s Yacht Club offers ‘ship-within-a-ship’ benefits. Single supplements are significantly reduced on many voyages. MSC will match your benefits from any other Cruise Line’s loyalty program.

The MSC Cruises fleet can be divided into two: the value-priced refurbished classic ships (sailing the Mediterranean and South America) with more exotic itineraries and tailored to older travellers, and its many new vessels that cater to retirees in winter and families during summer. On some itineraries children under 12 cruise free when sharing a cabin with adults. An MSC Cruise at school holiday time provides opportunities for kids to have fun while Mum and Dad relax. Internet access was upgraded in mid-2016 for faster web access. In the Mediterranean choose at which port you wish to embark and disembark – there are 10 new flexible embarkation ports available. Purchase an ‘Allegrissimo’ package for unlimited daily drinks (including drinking water) during your cruise.

MSC Cruises 2017-2018 Ships

• MSC Armonia
• MSC Divina
• MSC Fantasia
• MSC Lirica
• MSC Magnifica
• MSC Musica
• MSC Opera
• MSC Orchestra
• MSC Poesia
• MSC Preziosa
• MSC Sinfonia
• MSC Splendida

MSC Armonia 2016-2017 MSC Armonia
Passengers:1952 | Cabin sizes:13-22m²
MSC Armonia sails in the Western Mediterranean between April and October. Itineraries are mostly 7 nights, and guests may embark at most anywhere on the circuit that includes ports in Malta, Italy, France and M... More »
MSC Divina 2016-2017 MSC Divina
Passengers:3502 | Cabin sizes:16-37m²
MSC Divina cruises year-round in the Caribbean out of Miami. She offers mostly 7-night cruises to all regions of the Caribbean, with stops in St Maarten, Grand Turk, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Mexico, the Cayman Isl... More »
MSC Fantasia 2016-2017 MSC Fantasia
Passengers:3274 | Cabin sizes:15-65m²
Until November 2016 MSC Fantasia runs 7-night cruises in a circuit of the Western Mediterranean, calling at Cannes, Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona, Ajaccio, Naples and La Spezia. Then until March 2017 Fantasia ... More »
MSC Lirica 2016-2017 MSC Lirica
Passengers:2108 | Cabin sizes:13-28m²
Currently, MSC Lirica is home-ported in Shanghai, China. A major refit and lengthening of the ship in November 2015 added additional balcony cabins, public areas, restaurants, and kids’ areas. MSC Splendida wil... More »
MSC Magnifica 2016-2017 MSC Magnifica
Passengers:2518 | Cabin sizes:14-28m²
Until April 2017 MSC Magnifica is in the Mediterranean, and depending on the season 7- to 11-night cruises call at ports from Cyprus and Greece in the east, to Morocco and the Canary Islands in the west. From M... More »
MSC Musica 2016-2017 MSC Musica
Passengers:2550 | Cabin sizes:14-28m²
In late 2016 MSC Musica crosses the Atlantic to Brazil to sail out of Santos. From April to October 2017 MSC Musica sails out of Venice, to offer popular 7-night cruises to Athens and Greek Islands, and ports i... More »
MSC Opera 2016-2017 MSC Opera
Passengers:2150 | Cabin sizes:13-28m²
MSC Opera is based in Havana, Cuba. From there 7-night cruises visit Jamaica, the Cayman Islands, and Cozumel in Mexico, plus one or two nights on board in Havana to allow more time on shore. There are a number... More »
MSC Orchestra 2016-2017 MSC Orchestra
Passengers:2550 | Cabin sizes:14-28m²
In late 2016 MSC Orchestra crosses the Atlantic to magnificent Buenos Aires (and you may take a side trip to Iguazu Falls). From Buenos Aires cruises of 7 to 10 nights visit ports as far north as Rio de Janei... More »
MSC Poesia 2016-2017 MSC Poesia
Passengers:2550 | Cabin sizes:14-28m²
In late 2016 MSC Poesia crosses the Atlantic to the Caribbean, sailing out of the French ports of Martinique and Basse Terre. Seven-night cruises visit many islands of the Eastern Caribbean. In March 2017 cross... More »
MSC Preziosa 2016-2017 MSC Preziosa
Passengers:3274 | Cabin sizes:16-37m²
Late in 2016 MSC Preziosa relocates from the Mediterranean to Santos (Brazil) in South America, where the guests will be Spanish-speakers; and check if it’s school holidays when you cruise! When Preziosa return... More »
MSC Sinfonia 2016-2017 MSC Sinfonia
Passengers:1960 | Cabin sizes:13-22m²
Until April 2017 MSC Sinfonia sails from Durban to the east coast of South Africa. In May 2017 she returns to Venice along the west coast of Africa, and excellent chance to visit six countries along the western... More »
MSC Splendida 2016-2017 MSC Splendida
Passengers:3274 | Cabin sizes:15-65m²
MSC Splendida cruises the Western Mediterranean out of the major ports. She runs 9-night circles of the Western Mediterranean to France, Spain and Morocco; then 7-night cruises of the western Mediterranean. Bo... More »
MSC Cruises — Cruiseline Review Rating: 4.1 out of 5 based on 23 ratings.

Top 10 Daily Deals for MSC Cruises

Listed below (in descending order) are the 10 lowest daily rates found from our exclusive searches of EVERY cabin on EVERY ship on EVERY future cruise by this cruiseline. Results are updated here whenever changes are found, but this varies considerably with different cruiselines. If you want the cheapest cruise on this ship, this is where you will find it every time so check back often!

Sold out Available OBC = On Board Credit
Date Route Cruise Ports From $/Day

22

JAN 17

MSC Cruises 2016-2017

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Genoa


Ret: Genoa

$499

$71

19

JAN 18

MSC Cruises 2016-2017

11

NIGHTS

Dep: Genoa


Ret: Genoa

$929

$84

7

DEC 17

MSC Cruises 2016-2017

10

NIGHTS

Dep: Genoa


Ret: Genoa

$849

$85

11

FEB 17

MSC Cruises 2016-2017

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Dubai


Ret: Dubai

$599

$86

6

JAN 18

MSC Cruises 2016-2017

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Dubai


Ret: Dubai

$599

$86

7

JAN 18

MSC Cruises 2016-2017

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Abu Dhabi


Ret: Abu Dhabi

$599

$86

29

JAN 17

MSC Cruises 2016-2017

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Abu Dhabi


Ret: Abu Dhabi

$602

$86

12

FEB 17

MSC Cruises 2016-2017

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Abu Dhabi


Ret: Abu Dhabi

$602

$86

7

JAN 17

MSC Cruises 2016-2017

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Marseille


Ret: Marseille

$604

$86

9

JAN 17

MSC Cruises 2016-2017

7

NIGHTS

Dep: Rome (Civitavecchia)


Ret: Rome (Civitavecchia)

$604

$86

MSC Cruises 2016-2017

MSC Cruises facts

Avg star rating: 4 stars
Avg ship capacity: 2638
Avg passenger/space ratio: 37
Avg crew/passenger ratio: 2.09

What's included? ▼

  • Flight/s and/or transfers as specified
  • All main meals on-board
  • Coffee, tea & milk 24 hrs
  • Traditional/set time & multi-venue dining
  • Captain's welcome cocktail party and Gala Evening
  • In-cabin continental breakfast for higher classes
  • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
  • Activities - organised & individual
  • Kids clubs & teen programs (3-17 yrs)
  • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
  • Butler & valet services (select cabins)
  • Ship-shore-ship transfers

What's excluded? ▼

  • Airfares, accommodation & transfers not specified
  • Gratuities per person/day: US$12.50 variable by region & age
  • Gratuities are voluntary & can be modified/removed on request at Guest Relations after boarding
  • Service charge: 15% beverage, mini-bar, spa & salon
  • Shore & land excursions and meals not specified
  • Alternate specialty dining venues (unless specified)
  • Drinks, including water at restaurants
  • Casino gaming, bar expenses
  • Special dietary needs (pre-request, pay)
  • Golf simulator, 4D Cinema, F1 simulator, bowling, video games
  • Items & services of a personal nature
  • Medical services, vaccination costs
  • Laundry and/or valet charges
  • Laundry, ironing, dry cleaning
  • Wi-Fi, Internet, satellite/mobile phone & fax charges
  • Passport & visa fees
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases in third party charges or taxes

Happy Customers

My consultant Hayley was outstanding nothing was a bother to her, she was very clear with all information thank you Hayley."

Reviewer: Carmel G, WA
Date: 11 January 2016
Rating: 10

Rating: 9.8/10 from 4511 reviews
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