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Catherine, most of my photos are of people and...
Catherine, most of my photos are of people and ports. I do have a few of the ship I could email you. The ship was extremely well maintained and very clean. We are sailing on RCL Freedom of the...
Try the Fantasy!
By all means, try the Fantasy! We cruised from NO on the Fantasy Nov. 27th on a 5 night to Cozumel and Costa Maya. We were also looking for a shorter cruise within driving distance from our home in...
Forum: MSC Cruises
Posted By joanz
We sailed on the Lirica in April and the beds...
We sailed on the Lirica in April and the beds were not very comfortable. Maybe I just missed my pillowtop at home but the Lirica beds were very hard and felt more like mats than mattresses.
Welcome to the group, Marilyn and Al. Meet and...
Welcome to the group, Marilyn and Al. Meet and Greet was in the L'Atmosphere Lounge deck 6 around 3:00 day of sailing the last I read. We're leaving for FL Thursday so hope someone will let us know...
Thanks for posting your Lirica review, Lemonade. ...
Thanks for posting your Lirica review, Lemonade. We leave on the Lirica on the 22nd and we're looking forward to the MSC experience. Nice to know you enjoyed your trip. Thanks for your honest...
We've done an island tour on Barbados as a part...
We've done an island tour on Barbados as a part of a large ship group on a bus. A smaller group of four might be more enjoyable, especially if we could pick and choose where we wanted to go. We...
Joan and Bill from Alabama will be looking for...
Joan and Bill from Alabama will be looking for the group at the Meet and Greet at the L'Atmosphere lounge at 3:00. Will stay tuned if time changes. Suitcases down from the attic!

joanz
forecastle, thanks for the info on the correct...
forecastle, thanks for the info on the correct pier, and count us in for the informal meet and greet at around 3. Anyone know a good place to meet? This is our first experience on the Lirica so...
FranCT, we're two rooms away from you in 9022. ...
FranCT, we're two rooms away from you in 9022. Glad we have passenger decks above and below us. We were once in a cabin directly under the theater on a Holland America ship, and the shows were a...
Hi FranCT, We did indeed. We're forward...
Hi FranCT,
We did indeed. We're forward starboard on deck nine. (A little more forward than I would have hoped actually, but we're not complaining!) We're still looking forward to this cruise...
Thanks for the directions to the right form. ...
Thanks for the directions to the right form. Called our travel agent today again and she was able to get our cabin assignment after all! Now to go to the deck plan and see what we got!

joanz
Cabin Assignment
FranCT, we booked our inside guarantee with an on-line agency and our documents were mailed from their offices. Ours just read Deck: Unassigned, Cabin: Guarantee. I asked our travel agent today if...
FranCT, did you book a guarantee and already have...
FranCT, did you book a guarantee and already have a stateroom assignment? We received our documents a week or so ago but no definite cabin yet since we booked a guarantee inside. I'm wondering if...
Welcome, Dixiecat! We'll look forward to you...
Welcome, Dixiecat! We'll look forward to you both joining us in San Juan.

Joanz
Grenada Island Tour
Hello All,
After reading a lot of very positive comments about the island tours on Grenada with Mandoo, I emailed him on what he had available when Lirica was in port on April 27nd. Since we've...
Traveling Lady, thanks so much for giving us your...
Traveling Lady, thanks so much for giving us your opinions on MSC! It's really great to hear the positive comments from an experienced cruiser. We are counting the days till we head for FT...
Hello Fran, We are new to MSC also so we...
Hello Fran,

We are new to MSC also so we have no firsthand experience. All the info we have comes from the CC boards online. As for excursions, our documents just included a note that the...
Documents Received
Received our documents for the April 22nd Lirica. Still no cabin assignment since we booked a guarantee but hoping we'll hear before we head for Fl. Very quiet thread!
April 22 Lirica
Any new folks out there for the April 22nd Lirica sailing? Looks like only half a dozen or so people posting so far.
Thanks for the tip on Amerisuites, Evelyn and...
Thanks for the tip on Amerisuites, Evelyn and Bob. We did see some references to them on one of the cruise boards last week and we're booked in on the 21st. We like to stay where we can leave the...
Two More For Lirica
Just booked the April 22nd sailing on MSC Lirica! Bill and Joan from Alabama will be driving to Fort Lauderdale on the 21st. Looking for hotel that might have a cruise package to include parking...
Early seating
We had this same problem on a earlier cruise. I called Celebrity and they told us to bring a statement from his Dr. and present it at the entrance to the dining room as soon as we boarded. There...
We are driving in the night before our Oct. 31st...
We are driving in the night before our Oct. 31st Sensatiion cruise and staying in Gretna at the La Quinta. I booked on-line for $79 a couple and they do provide complimentary parking for up to 7...
Parking
AmeriSuites will let you leave your car parked for no fee for the duration of your cruise when you stay with them. They also furnish transportation to and from the pier. We're booked with them...
Booking Excursions
I was able to book excursions on Nassau and St. Thomas a few days ago with no problems.
I noticed on the M&M list that I'm listed as joanz? Make that joanz and DH since there are two of us!