Posted July 24th, 2012

MSC Cruises’ Italian ambience embraces you from the moment you are welcomed on board. The cruise line is family-owned and operated and offers traditional Italian hospitality with warm contemporary furnishings and both authentic Mediterranean and international cuisine.

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Based in the Mediterranean the MSC Cruises boasts year round Mediterranean itineraries. Beyond that, seasonal itineraries include Northern Europe, South America, Caribbean, South African and a new Red Sea itinerary that takes in Israel, Egypt and Jordan. With twelve ships, including the new 330 metre MSC Divina launched in 2012 and the 330 metre MSC Preziosa to be christened in early 2013, departures are regular and itineraries can be combined providing guests further savings on already affordable fares.

The family owned liner is committed to a full family offering. Children under the age of 18 travel free, excluding minimal port charges, when sharing a cabin with two paying adults. Furthermore, access to MSC Children’s Club is free.

Onboard experience:

MSC’s cruises entertain you from dusk until dawn with a range of bars, lounges, vibrant entertainment, 4D movies, sports simulators, bowling alleys, and nightclubs. Try your luck at the casino, make friends at the sports bar or relax in the cigar lounge. For the kids and teens, dedicated children’s clubs offer a variety of entertainment for all ages.

MSC Cruises’ chefs take great pride in ensuring guests enjoy authentic Italian, Mediterranean and international cuisine. Selected cruises offer unique dining experiences including sushi bars, tex mex and casual pizzerias. Specialty restaurants incorporate the services of MSC’s highly experienced sommeliers that ensures each dining experience is a gastronomic delight.

From shopping galleries to libraries, internet cafes to mini golf, pools and Jacuzzis, there is an abundance of on board facilities that will surprise and delight you. Room service is 24 hours, and massage, jogging tracks, gymnasiums, theatres, cinemas, meeting and conference facilities are available. The MSC Aurera Spa will add world class health and wellbeing indulgence to your holiday.

Eighty per cent of MSC’s ships offer balcony cabins with plenty of four-berth cabins available for travelling families or friends. Newer ships boast LCD interactive televisions. On MSC Fantasia, Splendida, Divina, and new to 2013 MSC Preziosa, enjoy the Yacht Club: 99 suites with butler services, luxurious facilities and distinctive inclusions that will enhance your cruising experience.

MSC Yacht Club
On-board MSC’s Fantasia Class, enjoy a world of exclusivity and indulgence. 70 private suites with your own butler, private anytime dining, included mini-bar, your daily broadsheet from anywhere in the world delivered to your spacious suite with spectacular panoramic views. Enjoy the spoils of cruising with MSC Yacht Club.

Looking for more information on Cheap Cruises or Cruise holidays? Call a cruise holiday expert at a Cruiseabout store nationwide on 0800 22 11 14.

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