JavaScript Error
You must have JavaScript enabled to view this page
Please change your settings and try again
Please be aware that a number of features will
not work correctly if you have cookies disabled

MSC

MSC

MSC

Category
Mid range
Ships
18
Cabins
28,609
Add to shortlist
View 4,406 cruises
Overview
Ships
Destinations
Overview
Ships
Destinations
Overview
Ships
Destinations

Fleet

MSC has achieved some of the most impressive growth of any cruise line over the last decade and currently offers one of the youngest and most technologically advanced fleets at sea. Total capacity across the fleet now exceeds 57,000 guests, spread across 18 ships, the ranks of which are about to be swelled by the addition of massive new Vista and Seaside class ships. There is a lot more to the line than sheer size though and guests are typically attracted by the range of facilities and the elegance of the European inspired ship designs.

Guests

MSC is a big and well-liked operator and needs to appeal to a wide range of customers if it is going to keep all of its ships full. Inevitably this places it slightly below some of the truly luxury operators, but it maintains a place at the premium end of the mass market.

Although at the more formal end of the spectrum, MSC has successfully broadened its appeal to include not just the traditional adult market but also families and those looking for a multi-generational holiday. You'll probably meet more older guests than younger ones, but children are still relatively well represented.

Style

In different ways, MSC is both a traditional and a modern line. The tradition mainly comes in the shape of the comparatively formal atmosphere, whilst the modern touches are provided courtesy of a raft of technological innovations on board all of its newest ships.

The exquisite Italian styling found throughout a lot of the public areas gives a clue to the level of sophistication which MSC is aiming for. Plenty of guests adopt a more casual style, but deep down this is one of the more formal lines and most people are happy to dress and act accordingly when required.

Africa
90 cruises
View cruises
Africa  (90 cruises)
View cruises
Australasia
5 cruises
View cruises
Australasia  (5 cruises)
View cruises
Canada
11 cruises
View cruises
Canada  (11 cruises)
View cruises
Canary Islands
7 cruises
View cruises
Canary Islands  (7 cruises)
View cruises
Caribbean
585 cruises
View cruises
Caribbean  (585 cruises)
View cruises
Central America
123 cruises
View cruises
Central America  (123 cruises)
View cruises
Far East
31 cruises
View cruises
Far East  (31 cruises)
View cruises
Greenland
4 cruises
View cruises
Greenland  (4 cruises)
View cruises
Mediterranean
2,677 cruises
View cruises
Mediterranean  (2,677 cruises)
View cruises
Middle East
275 cruises
View cruises
Middle East  (275 cruises)
View cruises
North America
104 cruises
View cruises
North America  (104 cruises)
View cruises
Northern Europe
332 cruises
View cruises
Northern Europe  (332 cruises)
View cruises
South America
310 cruises
View cruises
South America  (310 cruises)
View cruises
Transatlantic
101 cruises
View cruises
Transatlantic  (101 cruises)
View cruises
Western Europe
2,126 cruises
View cruises
Western Europe  (2,126 cruises)
View cruises
World
19 cruises
View cruises
World  (19 cruises)
View cruises