Founded in 1990, MSC is a family run business, which has grown 800% over the last nine years. Making it one of the fastest growing cruise operators today. The company prides itself on its Italian style and heritage, offering a high level of comfort.
With ships among the most modern and luxurious in the world. The cruise line maintains a positive stance on environmental issues. Its fleet is split into four classes, each offering unique activities, experiences and facilities, with cruises ranging from two-16 nights.
The current fleet of 12 ships calls at destinations across six continents, making it the third largest cruise operator in the world.
MSC offers cruise holidays across the world, from the Mediterranean and the Baltic to the Caribbean, South America and South Africa.
The most modern fleet in the world
Refined style and welcome, in the best Italian tradition. Elegant decor, contemporary design and noble materials, such as marble, Swarovski crystal, walnut burl wood, onyx; 11 ships in 2012, 12 ships in 2013 and more to come… 70% of external cabins have balconies on the Musica Class and 80% on the Fantasia Class.
Appealing destinations to discover
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 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.
Right on your desktop
MSC Web Check-In: discover the joys of online cruise check-in for a quick and comfortable embarkation. This way you will have priority when going through the embarkation check-in. Online check-in can be made up to 48 hours before departure.
No surprises here just a strong emphasis on good Italian cuisine, with authentic regional specialities. You’ll find numerous home-made products – we like to think of our ships as your home from home – like bread, ice creams, pizza, etc. aside from great italian food, enjoy international cuisine and exotic à la carte restaurants including: Japanese, Tex-Mex and Chinese
Have fun and be entertained
Cruise ship entertainment has come a long way and, with so many modern ships in our fleet, MSC Cruises offer some of the best entertainment afloat. You’ll find theatres as good as anything on land that are capable of staging the most spectacular shows. And, night after night, our ships are alive with the sound of people having fun in the theatre, in lounges, in bars, discos and the casino. Where else might you go on holiday and find a 4D cinema or an F1 simulator?
Beauty and medical treatments: aesthetics, acupuncture and much more. Hair salon, Balinese and traditional manicure, pedicure… Sports: tennis, basketball, squash, shuffleboard, jogging track. Spa and fitness centres on all our ships: Balinese massages, sauna, Turkish baths, whirlpools, acupuncture, face and body anti-age treatments, aromatherapy, thalassotherapy, yoga, etc.
Special benefits for loyal guests
MSC CLUB: an attractive customer loyalty programme with four cards levels! Discounts up to 20% on cruises, as well as many advantages and discounts on excursions and Spa treatments, free laundry service, casino chips…
Family cruise holidays
A family cruise holiday with MSC presents a whole world of discovery and excitement in a safe, self-contained environment. MSC Cruises’ ships are the ideal place for kids to enjoy themselves in total security.
A family-run company with a family-friendly philosophy reflected in our ‘kids policy’. Kids will have bags of fun with our qualified entertainment staff on hand all day, every day to entertain children and teens aged three-17, free of charge.
MSC Yacht Club
A team of butlers available round-the-clock. A dedicated concierge service available 24 hours a day. Spacious suites with every comfort and flat screen televisions. Reserved spaces with refined dishes and a selection of drinks served at will. A panoramic lounge bar, a private pool, spa baths, solarium and direct access to the spa. Exclusive services: free access to sauna and Turkish bath, daily newspaper distribution…