MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises are masters of the sea. Their ships embody ultimate elegance and exhibit a mastery of every single detail. Explore the world’s cultures, beauties and tastes and embrace on a unique and unforgettable journey of discovery with MSC Cruises!

About MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises is the world’s largest privately-owned cruise line and a market leader in Europe and South America. Their fleet of modern, ocean-cruising ships sail year-round in the Mediterranean and the Caribbean and seasonal itineraries are offered in Northern Europe, the Atlantic Ocean, South America, southern Africa, China, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and India. The founders of MSC Cruises came from a long line of seafarers—the Aponte family from Sorrento Italy, with over 300 years of ship-owning experience. When they launched as a passenger cruise line in 1988, a full history of seafaring experience came across to what we now know as MSC Cruises.

MSC Cruises reflect the elegant side of the Mediterranean, with their passion for the sea translating into a commitment to excellence in hospitality, professionalism and dedication. The MSC Cruises crew ensure the complete happiness and satisfaction of each and every guest. They provide affordable, value-packed cruise holidays that the whole family can enjoy, with children under 18 years old often cruising for free! The atmosphere on an MSC Cruises ship is relaxed yet elegant. Settle in, enjoy state-of-the-art technology and safety, stylish designer décor in your spacious cabin and a host of on-board services. No matter who you’re travelling with or where you plan to go, you’ll be enjoy the upmost hospitality when your set sail with MSC Cruises!

Why Choose MSC Cruises?

MSC Cruises is an eco-friendly cruise company. To achieve this, they incorporate a range of innovative energy-saving and water-recycling systems on each of their ships, making sure that your cruise holiday is completely carefree! All MSC captains must have at least 11 years of navigational experience and crew undergo an extremely selective recruitment process and ongoing staff training schedule to ensure that only the highest quality service is exhibited. On board, it’ll be very obvious why you should choose MSC Cruises—the décor is opulent to say the least. MSC Cruises ships feature superior quality fabrics, gold-leaf mosaics, Swarovski crystal staircases and natural stone and marble surfaces sourced predominantly from Italy.

If this sounds like the cruise line for you, take a look below at all of our MSC Cruises packages or contact our Cruise Holiday Experts to find out more!

  • Over 300-year history
  • Founded in 1988 as passenger cruise line
  • 17 ships
  • Over 1000 routes
  • Over 11 million passengers to date
  • 11+ years navigational experience per captain
  • Eco & family-friendly
  • 17 ships
  • 10+ specialty restaurants & bars
  • MSC Yacht Club
  • Silver Service restaurant
  • Top Sail Lounge & The One Pool sundeck
  • SuperChef challenges
  • Special diet & children’s menus
  • Room service/pizza delivery
  • Outdoor pools
  • Aqua Park & waterslides
  • Poolside games & sunset DJ
  • Water polo
  • Dance classes
  • Basketball, football, tennis & more
  • Mini golf, mini bowling, table tennis
  • Balinese SPA
  • Fitness centre
  • Pilates, aerobics, fit-dancing
  • Duty Free shopping
  • Designer boutiques
  • Arts & crafts
  • Quiz nights
  • Live music
  • Theatre & shows
  • 4D cinema
  • Virtual World
  • Kids clubs
  • Baby sitting
  • Special events (Sailaway party, sea parties, Oktoberfest)

Please note: features may vary slightly depending on the vessel. Confirm features with your Cruise Holiday Expert at time of booking.

  • MSC Armonia
  • MSC Bellissima
  • MSC Divina
  • MSC Fantasia
  • MSC Grandiosa
  • MSC Lirica
  • MSC Magnifica
  • MSC Meraviglia
  • MSC Musica
  • MSC Opera
  • MSC Orchestra
  • MSC Poesia
  • MSC Preziosa
  • MSC Seaside
  • MSC Seaview
  • MSC Seashore
  • MSC Sinfonia
  • MSC Splendida
  • MSC Virtuosa

While MSC Cruises calls the Mediterranean home despite being a Swiss-based European company. The cruise line is a brand market leader in Europe and South America and travels to multiple destinations around the world. Key sailings include those around the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Northern Europe, the Atlantic Ocean, South America, southern Africa, China, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and India. All up, MSC Cruises sell cruise holiday in 67 countries around the world!

Why we love it

  • Kids sail FREE with MSC!
  • Exclusive Yacht Club for elite guests
  • Experiences to suit all budgets
  • Activities & facilities for all ages

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