Featuring a mix of traditional charm and refined elegance coupled with a heritage stretching back to the 1970s, MSC Cruises is an award-winning Italian cruise line with a family-friendly philosophy. Visiting the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, Africa, the Caribbean and beyond!
MSC Cruises features the famous hospitality of a friendly Italian crew, together with authentic Italian cuisine. No-one does Mediterranean-style cruising better than MSC Cruises.
Offering fly-cruises to the Mediterranean, the Canaries, Northern Europe, the Caribbean, Central America and South America, South Africa & the United Arab Emirates, with MSC Cruises, you can be sure of a full range of activities for guests of all ages – at very affordable prices.
There are facilities for singles, couples and families – in fact, MSC Cruises are ideal for family cruises thanks to their'Kids Policy' - free child places and great onboard facilities, including qualified entertainment staff on hand all day, every day to entertain children and teens aged 3 – 17, free of charge. MSC cruises are available with flight and cruise packages from Gatwick, Heathrow and Manchester. Whilst there is inevitably a strong emphasis on good Italian cuisine, with authentic regional specialities you can also enjoy international cuisine and exotic à la carte restaurants including Japanese, Tex-Mex, Chinese and more, on board too.
Key destinations for MSC include:
The Mediterranean all year round with the Canary and Balearic Islands; Morocco, Spain, Italy, Turkey, and the Greek Islands; Northern Europe with the Baltic Capitals, the Norwegian Fjords, Cape North and Iceland; Namibia, South Africa, Mozambique and the Indian Ocean with the Mauritius, Reunion, Madagascar; The Caribbean and the Antilles; South America with Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay
MSC Fantasia, MSC Splendida, MSC Divina and MSC Preziosa all feature a team of butlers and dedicated concierge service available 24 hours a day. Featuring spacious suites with flat screen televisions, a panoramic lounge bar, a private pool, Spa baths and solarium.
*Fleets of four ships or more
Every stateroom on board an MSC cruise ship is modern, comfortable and designed to meet your needs. En-suite bathrooms, air conditioning, television, mini-bar and safe come as standard in every cabin. Suites are spacious and feature sitting areas, private balconies or panoramic windows and interactive television. MSC Yacht Club suites can benefit from 24 hour butler service, marble bathrooms, fine linens and complimentary mini-bar.
Wireless internet is available in every stateroom and family rooms are also available.
MSC offers a selection of exquisite dining options with Italian and international cuisine. Every restaurant is included in the price of your cruise so there is no need to pay extra for that something a bit special. There are speciality restaurants featuring such specialities as Tex Mex and traditional Japanese sushi.
There are plenty of options for family dining as well with special menus for youngsters.
MSC ships feature a wealth of cafes, bars and lounges for your to relax and enjoy throughout the day and into the evening, including a sports bar and karaoke.
Your little ones can enjoy some fantastic activities in the kids and teen clubs including Virtual World Arcade, crafts, quizzes and dancing.
There are plenty of fun, family activities you can take part in from miniature golf, tennis, basketball, shuffleboard and football. There are also special kids swimming pools and water parks and slides onboard.
For the more active, MSC ships feature jogging tracks, state of the art gyms and fitness classes from aerobics to yoga. For those who wish to unwind and relax fully there is the MSC Aurea SPA, with a range of treatments and massage.
MSC offers a fantastic selection of shore excursions at every port it visits. Some highlights include, gondola trips in Venice and tours to Sugar Loaf mountain in Rio de Janiero. Booking in advance guarantees you peace of mind and avoids disappointment.