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Old February 18th, 2007, 12:45 PM
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Default Costa vs MSC

I've sailed on Costa before. (Costa Victoria). Has anyone out there sailed on Costa and MSC recently? How do the two Italian based lines compare? I realize Carnival has taken over Costa since I've sailed a few years back, but is there really noticeable differences between the two?
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Old February 26th, 2007, 01:47 PM
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Hello,only my personal view and feeling ,but for me MSC is still a little bit more Italian then Costa.But i must admit that they both lost a lot of their Italian identity after entering the US market .It is not easy to please so many different nationality's.

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Old September 29th, 2007, 09:19 PM
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My husband are considering northern Europe in the spring. We have no experience with MSC or Costa other than what I have read. MSC reviews seem to be better. We love Celebrity and HAL for the service and FOOD!
Any opinions on either line or the N European itineraries would be great.
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Old October 22nd, 2007, 10:56 PM
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Have not sailed MSC but have sailed Costa quite a bit. Food on Costa is not up to par and dining room service has been slow on all the Costa ships we have sailed. I'd give MSC a try but understand Europeans will be the norm, not North Americans.

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