MSC Cruises

Founded in 1987, MSC Cruises is a family-run, subsidiary, of the Mediterranean Shipping Company. Having grown over 800% over the last nine years, they are one of the fast growing cruise operators in the entire world. With a current fleet of 12 resort ships, split in to three distinct classes, sailing the ocean, they're also one of the largest. The company pride themselves on their distinctive Italian style and heritage, and offer a high level of comfort.

MSC offer some of the world's most stylish ships, and welcome the entire family onboard. From lavish crystal-filled atriums, to classically styled cigar rooms, oaken fittings to contemporary lightings, it is hard to ignore the elegant interior stylings of the MSC ships.

Onboard, passengers will be treated to a decidedly Italian experience, from food to entertainment options, the company's heritage is reflected in almost every aspect of life on the ships.

The MSC Cruises experience embodies the elegant side of the Mediterranean to create unique and unforgettable emotions for guests, through discovery of the world’s cultures, beauties and tastes. MSC Cruises translates its passion for the sea into a commitment to excellence in hospitality, professionalism, dedication and mastery of every single detail to ensure the complete happiness and satisfaction of each and every guest.

MSC Cruises' Ships

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MSC Yacht Club

Passengers looking to travel in style, comfort, and luxury, will want to take advantage of MSC's Yacht Club. Available onboard MSC Fantasia, Splendida, Divina, and Preziosa, the Yacht Club offers its members ultra-luxury service. This includes a team of butlers, available 24-hours a day, a dedicated concierge service, and spacious suites. It also promises select exclusive areas, such as restaurants, spas, and even a pool. It's not just exclusive facilities that await its members, however, as they will also enjoy services such as complimentary access to saunas and Turkish baths, daily newspaper distributions, and more.

3321 Cruises · 20 Ships

Cruise Regions

  • Africa
  • Caribbean
  • Far East
  • Mediterranean
  • Middle East
  • N Europe
  • S America
  • World-wide

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Reasons to Book

MSC Cruises offer one of the most modern fleets currently sailing the oceans of the world. The fleet currently consists of 12 ships, and each one is designed with an exquisite attention to detail. There are few other operators offering such high levels of interior beauty, few other ships which offer marble floors, contrasted by Swarovski crystals, walnut burl wood which sits alongside contemporary fittings. 

MSC provide one of the most elegant ways to visit some of the world's most beautiful destinations. It's these destinations which also help MSC to stand out from the crowd. Offering cruises through the Mediterranean all year round, visiting the Canary, Greek and Balearic Islands. Morocco, Spain, Italy, and Turkey. It's not just the Med that MSC serves, as they also cruise through Northern European waters, visiting the Fjords, Iceland, Cape North, and the Baltic Capitals. With MSC, it's less a case of 'where do you want to go?', more 'when do you want to go?' Depending on the time of year, with MSC you can visit everywhere from the African continent, to the Caribbean, from South America to the Indian Ocean. It can be hard to find another company who offers so much variety. 

MSC strive to make it as easy as possible for their guest to join their ship. They even offer an online check-in service. Available 48 hours before departure, online check-in allows guests to embark quickly and efficiently, without the need to queue, allowing for more time onboard to relax and enjoy their holiday. 

 As a family run company, MSC really understand and appreciate the importance of a family holiday, and reflect this across their entire fleet. With dedicated trained entertainers amongst the staff, specifically designed kid's meals, exclusive clubs and play areas, children aren't just allowed onboard - they're welcomed.

Members Club

MSC Club
MSC have designed their members club, MSC Club, to reward passengers who cruise with them repeatedly. Anyone who has previously voyaged for a minimum of three nights with the company is eligible to join, and start enjoying exclusive benefits. These include discounted holidays and onboard purchases, perks, and offers. Benefits of being a member can be enjoyed before a cruise, during and after a voyage has ended. 

MSC's cruise club has four levels of membership; Classic, Silver, Gold, and Black. Each level comes with an exclusive card for members to use onboard. Guests can upgrade levels by gaining MSC Points. Guests earn 1 MSC Point for every €/$200 spent onboard. 

Classic Card (1-21 MSC Points)

Some of the key benefits of being a Classic Card holder include: 5% Members Cruise Discount, 5% discount on Spa treatments, and 20% discount on laundry and in-cabin mini bar purchases. 

Silver Card (22-42 MSC Points)
Silver Card holders enjoy all the benefits of the Classic Card as well as, amongst others, the following: an 8% Members Cruise Discount, €/$10 complimentary Casino coupon, a complimentary Thermal Suite session, and 10% internet discount. 

Gold Card (43-99 MSC Points)
In addition to all the benefits received by Classic and Silver Card holders, Gold Card members will also enjoy: 10% Members Cruise Discount, unlimited 25% discounts in specialty restaurants onboard for 2, and will be sent a gold MSC brooch after their voyage has finished. 

Black Card 100+ MSC Points)
The most prestigious level of MSC Club also offers some of the best offers. Members will receive all of the benefits of the other three tiers, as well as: 20% Members Cruise Discount, priority boarding, a best category cabin upgrade, and one complimentary meal for two in any onboard specialty restaurant.