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March 2020 Cruises to the Middle East

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  • 2019 Best for Families

    7 Night
    Oman & United Arab Emirates

    Leaving:
    Dubai
    Visiting:
    Dubai, Abu Dhabi ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Royal Caribbean International
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    Cruise Itinerary

    • Day 1
      Dubai
    • Day 2
      Dubai
    • Day 3
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 4
      Sir Bani Yas Island
    • Day 5
      Cruising
    • Day 6
      Muscat
    • Day 7
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    Ship Details

    Jewel of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

    Pros

    Few gimmicks, great service, rarely raucous

    Cons

    Costly extras, unimaginative entertainment

    Bottom line

    Uncomplicated classic cruising with all the traditional trimmings

    Reviews

    Jewel of the Seas Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    3.5/5
    Cabins3.0
    Dining3.0
    Service5.0
    Value3.0

    Jewel of the Seas made its debut in spring 2004. Measuring 90,090 tons and carrying 2,100-plus ...

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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 2019 Best for Service

    11-night
    Arabia Intensive Voyage

    Cruise Critic Favorite
    Leaving:
    Dubai
    Visiting:
    Muscat, Muscat ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Azamara
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    Cruise Itinerary

    • Day 1
      Dubai
    • Day 2
      Cruising
    • Day 3
      Muscat
    • Day 4
      Muscat
    • Day 5
      Cruising
    • Day 6
      Manama
    • Day 7
      Doha
    • Day 8
      Sir Bani Yas Island
    • Day 9
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 10
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 11
      Dubai
    • Day 12
      Dubai
    Ship Details

    Azamara Quest - Azamara

    Pros

    Destination-focused itineraries; friendly and fun onboard vibe

    Cons

    Standard cabins are small with tiny bathrooms, despite a high price tag

    Bottom Line

    Destination-immersive, upscale cruising, with not a lot of nickel and diming

    Reviews

    Azamara Quest Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins3.5
    Dining4.5
    Service5.0
    Value3.5

    Editor's Note: A March 2019 dry dock saw the ship's casino converted into ...

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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 2019 Best for Families

    7 Night
    Qatar, Bahrain, & The Uae

    Leaving:
    Dubai
    Visiting:
    Doha, Bahrain ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Royal Caribbean International
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    Cruise Itinerary

    • Day 1
      Dubai
    • Day 2
      Cruising
    • Day 3
      Doha
    • Day 4
      Bahrain
    • Day 5
      Sir Bani Yas Island
    • Day 6
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 7
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    Ship Details

    Jewel of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

    Pros

    Few gimmicks, great service, rarely raucous

    Cons

    Costly extras, unimaginative entertainment

    Bottom line

    Uncomplicated classic cruising with all the traditional trimmings

    Reviews

    Jewel of the Seas Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    3.5/5
    Cabins3.0
    Dining3.0
    Service5.0
    Value3.0

    Jewel of the Seas made its debut in spring 2004. Measuring 90,090 tons and carrying 2,100-plus ...

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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 7 Night
    Middle East Cruise

    Leaving:
    Dubai
    Visiting:
    Abu Dhabi, Sir Bani Yas Island ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    MSC Cruises
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    • Day 1
      Dubai
    • Day 2
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 3
      Sir Bani Yas Island
    • Day 4
      Cruising
    • Day 5
      Bahrain
    • Day 6
      Doha
    • Day 7
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    Ship Details

    MSC Lirica - MSC Cruises

    Marketed to North Americans as well as Europeans

    MSC's first-ever new-build

    Offers a nice variety of Caribbean sailings

    Reviews

    MSC Lirica Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    3.0/5
    Cabins3.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    The 1,976-passenger MSC Lirica is one of four medium-sized Mistral-class ships, dating from 200...

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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 16 Night
    Middle East Cruise

    Leaving:
    Dubai
    Visiting:
    Khasab, Muscat ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    MSC Cruises
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    Cruise Itinerary

    • Day 1
      Dubai
    • Day 2
      Khasab
    • Day 3
      Muscat
    • Day 4
      Cruising
    • Day 5
      Salalah
    • Day 6
      Cruising
    • Day 7
      Cruising
    • Day 8
      Cruising
    • Day 9
      Cruising
    • Day 10
      Petra
    • Day 11
      Suez Canal
    • Day 12
      Suez Canal
    • Day 13
      Cruising
    • Day 14
      Rhodes
    • Day 15
      Athens (Piraeus)
    • Day 15
      Athens (Piraeus)
    • Day 16
      Cruising
    • Day 16
      Cruising
    • Day 17
      Rome (Civitavecchia)
    • Day 17
      Rome (Civitavecchia)
    Ship Details

    MSC Splendida - MSC Cruises

    Pros

    A cosmopolitan, fun-loving cruise ship for all ages

    Cons

    Lack of speciality dining

    Bottom line

    Great onboard facilities and a good choice for budget-conscious cruisers

    Reviews

    MSC Splendida Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining4.0
    Service5.0
    Value4.0

    Until the debut of MSC Meraviglia in June 2017, the 3,959-passenger Splendida was one of t...

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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 2019 Best for Families

    7 Night
    Qatar, Bahrain, & The Uae

    Leaving:
    Dubai
    Visiting:
    Bahrain, Doha ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Royal Caribbean International
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    Cruise Itinerary

    • Day 1
      Dubai
    • Day 2
      Cruising
    • Day 3
      Bahrain
    • Day 4
      Doha
    • Day 5
      Sir Bani Yas Island
    • Day 6
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 7
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    Ship Details

    Jewel of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

    Pros

    Few gimmicks, great service, rarely raucous

    Cons

    Costly extras, unimaginative entertainment

    Bottom line

    Uncomplicated classic cruising with all the traditional trimmings

    Reviews

    Jewel of the Seas Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    3.5/5
    Cabins3.0
    Dining3.0
    Service5.0
    Value3.0

    Jewel of the Seas made its debut in spring 2004. Measuring 90,090 tons and carrying 2,100-plus ...

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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 7 Night
    Middle East Cruise

    Leaving:
    Dubai
    Visiting:
    Abu Dhabi, Sir Bani Yas Island ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    MSC Cruises
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    Cruise Itinerary

    • Day 1
      Dubai
    • Day 2
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 3
      Sir Bani Yas Island
    • Day 4
      Cruising
    • Day 5
      Muscat
    • Day 6
      Khasab
    • Day 7
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    Ship Details

    MSC Bellissima - MSC Cruises

    Pros

    Outstanding entertainment, huge kids club, two new Cirque at Sea productions, excellent for-fee dining options

    Cons

    Quiet and relaxing spaces are hard to find anywhere

    Bottom Line

    Big, fun, family-friendly ship with lots to keep the kids and adults entertained

    Reviews

    MSC Bellissima Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    5.0/5
    Cabins5.0
    Dining4.5
    Service4.5
    Value4.0

    MSC Bellissima is a big, bold, boisterous ship with a lot going on morning, noon and night. And...

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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 7 Night
    Middle East Cruise

    Leaving:
    Dubai
    Visiting:
    Abu Dhabi, Sir Bani Yas Island ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    MSC Cruises
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    Itinerary

    Cruise Itinerary

    • Day 1
      Dubai
    • Day 2
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 3
      Sir Bani Yas Island
    • Day 4
      Cruising
    • Day 5
      Muscat
    • Day 6
      Khasab
    • Day 7
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Dubai
    Ship Details

    MSC Lirica - MSC Cruises

    Marketed to North Americans as well as Europeans

    MSC's first-ever new-build

    Offers a nice variety of Caribbean sailings

    Reviews

    MSC Lirica Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    3.0/5
    Cabins3.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    The 1,976-passenger MSC Lirica is one of four medium-sized Mistral-class ships, dating from 200...

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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 7 Night
    Middle East Cruise

    Leaving:
    Abu Dhabi
    Visiting:
    Sir Bani Yas Island , Muscat ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    MSC Cruises
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    Cruise Itinerary

    • Day 1
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 2
      Sir Bani Yas Island
    • Day 3
      Cruising
    • Day 4
      Muscat
    • Day 5
      Khasab
    • Day 6
      Dubai
    • Day 7
      Dubai
    • Day 8
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 8
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 8
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 8
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 8
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 8
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 8
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 8
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 8
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 8
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 8
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 8
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 8
      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 8
      Abu Dhabi
    Ship Details

    MSC Bellissima - MSC Cruises

    Pros

    Outstanding entertainment, huge kids club, two new Cirque at Sea productions, excellent for-fee dining options

    Cons

    Quiet and relaxing spaces are hard to find anywhere

    Bottom Line

    Big, fun, family-friendly ship with lots to keep the kids and adults entertained

    Reviews

    MSC Bellissima Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    5.0/5
    Cabins5.0
    Dining4.5
    Service4.5
    Value4.0

    MSC Bellissima is a big, bold, boisterous ship with a lot going on morning, noon and night. And...

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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 29 Night
    Middle East Cruise

    Leaving:
    Dubai
    Visiting:
    Dubai, Abu Dhabi ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    MSC Cruises
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      Dubai
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      Khor Al fakkan
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      Phuket
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      Langkawi
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      Penang
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      Yokohama
    • Day 30
      Yokohama
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    MSC Bellissima - MSC Cruises

    Pros

    Outstanding entertainment, huge kids club, two new Cirque at Sea productions, excellent for-fee dining options

    Cons

    Quiet and relaxing spaces are hard to find anywhere

    Bottom Line

    Big, fun, family-friendly ship with lots to keep the kids and adults entertained

    Reviews

    MSC Bellissima Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    5.0/5
    Cabins5.0
    Dining4.5
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  • 7 Night
    Middle East Cruise

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      Khor Al fakkan
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      Muscat
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      Khasab
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    MSC Lirica - MSC Cruises

    Marketed to North Americans as well as Europeans

    MSC's first-ever new-build

    Offers a nice variety of Caribbean sailings

    Reviews

    MSC Lirica Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    3.0/5
    Cabins3.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

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      Still water, coffee, and tea
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    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
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  • 21 Night
    Middle East Cruise

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      Dubai
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      Dubai
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    • Day 4
      Cruising
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      Khor Al fakkan
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    • Day 7
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      Colombo
    • Day 10
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      Phuket
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      Langkawi
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      Penang
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      Kelang (Kuala Lumpur)
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      Singapore
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      Singapore
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      Cruising
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      Hong Kong
    • Day 21
      Nansha
    • Day 21
      Hong Kong
    • Day 22
      Hong Kong
    • Day 22
      Hong Kong
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    MSC Bellissima - MSC Cruises

    Pros

    Outstanding entertainment, huge kids club, two new Cirque at Sea productions, excellent for-fee dining options

    Cons

    Quiet and relaxing spaces are hard to find anywhere

    Bottom Line

    Big, fun, family-friendly ship with lots to keep the kids and adults entertained

    Reviews

    MSC Bellissima Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    5.0/5
    Cabins5.0
    Dining4.5
    Service4.5
    Value4.0

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    • Wi-Fi
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      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
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  • 7 Night
    Persian Gulf Cruise

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      Doha
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    Costa Diadema - Costa Cruises

    Pros

    Traveling through Europe surrounded by Europeans

    Cons

    Lack of port information, plus extra charges for items such as water with dinner

    Bottom Line

    Be prepared to go local or the ship's lively Italian vibe could drive you loco

    Reviews

    Costa Diadema Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.0/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining4.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

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  • 7 Night
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      Muscat
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      Abu Dhabi
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      Abu Dhabi
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    Costa Diadema - Costa Cruises

    Pros

    Traveling through Europe surrounded by Europeans

    Cons

    Lack of port information, plus extra charges for items such as water with dinner

    Bottom Line

    Be prepared to go local or the ship's lively Italian vibe could drive you loco

    Reviews

    Costa Diadema Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.0/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining4.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

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  • 7 Night
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    Sir Bani Yas Island , Bahrain ... see more
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    MSC Cruises
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      Abu Dhabi
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      Sir Bani Yas Island
    • Day 3
      Cruising
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      Bahrain
    • Day 5
      Doha
    • Day 6
      Dubai
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      Dubai
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      Abu Dhabi
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      Abu Dhabi
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      Abu Dhabi
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      Abu Dhabi
    • Day 8
      Abu Dhabi
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      Abu Dhabi
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      Abu Dhabi
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    MSC Bellissima - MSC Cruises

    Pros

    Outstanding entertainment, huge kids club, two new Cirque at Sea productions, excellent for-fee dining options

    Cons

    Quiet and relaxing spaces are hard to find anywhere

    Bottom Line

    Big, fun, family-friendly ship with lots to keep the kids and adults entertained

    Reviews

    MSC Bellissima Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    5.0/5
    Cabins5.0
    Dining4.5
    Service4.5
    Value4.0

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    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
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      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

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  • 22 Night
    Persian Gulf Cruise

    Leaving:
    Dubai
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      Dubai
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      Dubai
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      Khor Al fakkan
    • Day 4
      Muscat
    • Day 5
      Muscat
    • Day 6
      Cruising
    • Day 7
      Salalah
    • Day 8
      Cruising
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      Cruising
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      Cruising
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      Aqaba (Petra)
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      Cruising
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      Athens (Piraeus)
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      Crete (Heraklion)
    • Day 19
      Cruising
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      Catania
    • Day 20
      Catania
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      Naples
    • Day 21
      Naples
    • Day 21
      Naples
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      Naples
    • Day 21
      Naples
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      Rome (Civitavecchia)
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      Rome (Civitavecchia)
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      Rome (Civitavecchia)
    • Day 22
      Rome (Civitavecchia)
    • Day 22
      Rome (Civitavecchia)
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      Genoa
    • Day 23
      Genoa
    • Day 23
      Genoa
    • Day 23
      Genoa
    • Day 23
      Genoa
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    Costa Diadema - Costa Cruises

    Pros

    Traveling through Europe surrounded by Europeans

    Cons

    Lack of port information, plus extra charges for items such as water with dinner

    Bottom Line

    Be prepared to go local or the ship's lively Italian vibe could drive you loco

    Reviews

    Costa Diadema Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.0/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining4.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

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  • 27 Night
    Middle East Cruise

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    Dubai
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    Khasab, Muscat ... see more
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    MSC Cruises
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      Dubai
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      Khasab
    • Day 3
      Muscat
    • Day 4
      Cruising
    • Day 5
      Salalah
    • Day 6
      Cruising
    • Day 7
      Cruising
    • Day 8
      Cruising
    • Day 9
      Cruising
    • Day 10
      Petra
    • Day 11
      Suez Canal
    • Day 12
      Suez Canal
    • Day 13
      Cruising
    • Day 14
      Rhodes
    • Day 15
      Athens (Piraeus)
    • Day 16
      Cruising
    • Day 17
      Rome (Civitavecchia)
    • Day 18
      Genoa
    • Day 19
      Barcelona
    • Day 20
      Cruising
    • Day 21
      Casablanca
    • Day 22
      Seville
    • Day 23
      Lisbon
    • Day 24
      Vigo
    • Day 25
      Cruising
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      Southampton
    • Day 27
      Cruising
    • Day 28
      Hamburg
    • Day 28
      Hamburg
    • Day 28
      Hamburg
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    MSC Splendida - MSC Cruises

    Pros

    A cosmopolitan, fun-loving cruise ship for all ages

    Cons

    Lack of speciality dining

    Bottom line

    Great onboard facilities and a good choice for budget-conscious cruisers

    Reviews

    MSC Splendida Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining4.0
    Service5.0
    Value4.0

    Until the debut of MSC Meraviglia in June 2017, the 3,959-passenger Splendida was one of t...

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    • Port Taxes & Fees
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    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

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  • 17 Night
    Middle East Cruise

    Leaving:
    Dubai
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    Khasab, Muscat ... see more
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      Dubai
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      Khasab
    • Day 3
      Muscat
    • Day 4
      Cruising
    • Day 5
      Salalah
    • Day 6
      Cruising
    • Day 7
      Cruising
    • Day 8
      Cruising
    • Day 9
      Cruising
    • Day 10
      Petra
    • Day 11
      Suez Canal
    • Day 12
      Suez Canal
    • Day 13
      Cruising
    • Day 14
      Rhodes
    • Day 15
      Athens (Piraeus)
    • Day 16
      Cruising
    • Day 17
      Rome (Civitavecchia)
    • Day 17
      Rome (Civitavecchia)
    • Day 18
      Genoa
    • Day 18
      Genoa
    • Day 18
      Genoa
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