MSC Musica in Italy, dress code

I just found out I may be in Italy in a couple weeks. I was thinking while there I may as well get on a ship for a cruise. I need some help in how men dress on the ship?

Do I need a suite and tie on MSC or is it like RCI, NCL and Carnival here where nice jean and a dressy shirt is good enough on dressy night? I'm trying to pack light as I will first stop in Seattle to go to the ballet and visit family for a couple days and only need jeans for that part of the trip.

Has anybody been on the Musica in Europe ? How dressy is it. yes I can read on the cruise line web site, but that and how people really dress are 2 different things. No need for answers suggesting I "go to the web site".


Tags: MSC Cruises

1 Answer

I have not been on this ship but I have been one two other MSC ships in the US. Perhaps Europeans tend to dress up more that Americans do now. I probably would bring the jacket & tie. If you really can't find room to pack it, then go with a nice shirt & pants. You will probably find guests dressed in varying degrees of formality. You would only need the suit for formal night.

Although I haven't been on MSC ships, the company I work for has had group cruises on one of their ships out of Miami. Even cruising the Caribbean, jeans were not allowed in common areas in the Diningroom or public areas in the evenings we were told, so my suggestion is to pack "dress pants" and a button down shirt. As far as I know, jackets were not a requirement, but were a suggestion for the Diningroom.

Enjoy your cruise.


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