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MSC CRUISES / MSC Sinfonia / Africa
By on 28th Jul 2014
On a cruise to cape town last november I surprised my husband with a service to renew our vows after 45 years of marriage everyone I including friends family and all crew members on the msc cruise... Read More »
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MSC CRUISES / MSC Sinfonia / Mediterranean
By on 10th Jul 2014
The balcony cabin was very comfortable & the services onboard were good apart from fro the buffet choices which were repetatiive. We did experience problems with fellow guests who were constantly... Read More »
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MSC CRUISES / MSC Sinfonia / Africa
By on 9th Jan 2014
Preamble In October we cruised on the MSC Sinfonia for a week, sailing from Genoa around the Med. After this we sailed on the Sinfonia from Durban South Africa, this review mainly covers a... Read More »
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MSC CRUISES / MSC Sinfonia / Africa
By on 9th Dec 2013
Our second cruise with MSC, this one was to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary. What a shambles, sewerage in the bathroom, we had to use the showers at the pool & the public toilets for the... Read More »
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MSC CRUISES / MSC Sinfonia / Africa
By on 7th Dec 2013
In February 2013 I spotted this repositioning cruise for November 2013 on one of the regular emails from za.cruise.co (tip: sign up because the emails are not only informative but list hard to... Read More »
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MSC CRUISES / MSC Sinfonia / Africa
By on 4th Dec 2013
Let me list the For & Against points on this cruise. FOR – Very clean / Food good quality, quantity & choice / Cabins good / Itinerary good / Staff pleasant & friendly /... Read More »
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MSC CRUISES / MSC Sinfonia / Mediterranean
By on 15th Nov 2013
1. CHOICE OF ITINERARY We had to look at the October half term, ( OH is a teacher), and so this would limit us to a seven night cruise; so the only real option is a European destination... Read More »
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MSC CRUISES / MSC Sinfonia / Mediterranean
By on 2nd Oct 2013
We embarked on our 28th cruise and 3rd with the MSC cruiseline.(Magnifica and Opera being the other two.) It was my partner's birthday, and she was looking for an interesting itinerary and a short... Read More »
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MSC CRUISES / MSC Sinfonia / Mediterranean
By on 31st Jul 2013
So, what makes an ‘old school’ South London boy choose MSC? Well they must have been doing something right ‘cos I’ve been on fifteen cruises since I started cruising... Read More »
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MSC CRUISES / MSC Sinfonia / Mediterranean
By on 16th Jul 2013
We flew from Gatwick to Genoa with British Airways, having stayed overnight at Travelodge Gatwick Central - a bargain at 21 and accessible by Hoppa bus and public transport... Read More »
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MSC CRUISES / MSC Sinfonia / Mediterranean
By on 13th Jun 2013
The easiest and quickest embarkation that i have experienced taking less than 10 mins so good start!the ship is very clean but a little dated and whilst i prefer traditional cruising i feel that it... Read More »
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MSC CRUISES / MSC Sinfonia / Mediterranean
By on 16th May 2013
We have been on other MSC ships, but never the Sinfonia before, though it was configured like the other ones we have been on. Why did we choose it? The price was incredible... Read More »
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MSC CRUISES / MSC Sinfonia / Mediterranean
By on 4th May 2013
We cruised on the Sinfonia for 19 days from Capetown to Genoa arriving 3rd May 2013. It is out fourth MSC cruise. We liked the boat - it had 1600 passengers (the capacity is 2200) We have previously... Read More »
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MSC CRUISES / MSC Sinfonia / Mediterranean
By on 6th Feb 2013
Went for a special holiday on Sinfonia in September. Our Travel agents had misled us about pickup time in Ibiza. We had very little instructions re boarding and found out later we were classed as... Read More »
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MSC CRUISES / MSC Sinfonia / Europe
By on 26th Sep 2012
Be aware that on MSC Cruises you are charged 7 euros p.p.p.d and you are also charged 15% service charge on every alcoholic drink, ice cream and bottled water. To put it in to perspective-2 Bacardi... Read More »
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MSC CRUISES / MSC Sinfonia / Mediterranean
By on 21st Jul 2012
After reading various negative reviews on MSC ships we were quite apprehensive about going on the MSC Sinfonia. Well all I can say is we must have been on a different cruise because all our family, 4... Read More »
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MSC CRUISES / MSC Sinfonia / Mediterranean
By on 2nd Jun 2012
Went on this cruise as the price was very good and the ship berthed at salerno where i could visit my uncle's war grave. The check in at genoa was ok, we were taken to our cabin by one of... Read More »
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MSC CRUISES / MSC Sinfonia / Mediterranean
By on 24th Apr 2012
This was our 1st cruise aboard a msc ship and wont be our last, the ship its self was fantastic, with all the facilites you could ever need.Only one real bad point was the check in procedure in... Read More »
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MSC CRUISES / MSC Sinfonia / Africa
By on 25th Feb 2012
Sailed from genoa to capetown.Drinks were very expensive. Meals were very small but good waiters were able to double up. We were offered saith as a main meal. This is a fish I use for lobster bait... Read More »
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MSC CRUISES / MSC Sinfonia / Africa
By on 28th Nov 2011
As a first time cruiser, it may be seen as full hardy to have jumped in with both feet and opted for an 18 day Trans - Atlantic crossing, but with nothing to compare, I still thought it valid to give... Read More »
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