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74 Cruise & Maritime Voyages First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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starlight123
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was our first cruise and we loved it Very clean room and common areas constantly being cleaned This was a ... Read more
Bootlebarth
1 Review
Member Since 2016
As first-time cruisers we weren't sure what to expect, or how a small ship like Astor compares with a 4,000 passenger ... Read more
Andree Atkinson-Sanford
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was my first cruise and was very excited about it.The disappointment started on day one.It was chaotic ... Read more
Hollinsval
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was my first ever cruise and will be my last cruise! The late departure was because of their poor embarkation ... Read more
Seasoned TravellerX2
1 Review
Member Since 2016
Ten hour delay from Avonmouth due to bad weather so two excursions cancelled at La Corunna and Gibraltar. Four days at ... Read more
MLiz
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Just back from the Christmas in Bali cruise on the MS Astor. This was our first cruise and we took a bit of a risk as ... Read more
eighties
1 Review
Member Since 2015
12/15 3 day cruise Fremantle to Fremantle Check-in at Fremantle Passenger Terminal was the first contact with the ... Read more
first time cruiser12
1 Review
Member Since 2015
8/15
We went on the British Isles Discovery cruise late August, early September. The Marco Polo is not a modern ship, but ... Read more
Leafe
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was my Husband and I's first cruise (apart from River boats in Germany and The Netherlands). We were both ... Read more
Parsman
12 Reviews
Member Since 2008
713 Forum Posts
Although I cruise regularly this was my first time on the Cruise & Maritime Voyages "Magellan. The cruise was ... Read more
JCA1
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Reaching Tilbury was not easy. The M25, the Dartford Crossing and roadworks on the A13 and approach to Tilbury. We ... Read more
Marytom
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our first cruise so we did not know what to expect . Well we did not need to worry because it was excellent ... Read more
GOOD CRUISING
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Excellent service all round; could not fault-with all ship staff being very polite & always willing to help and ... Read more
Travelholic2
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We have just returned from an autumn Fjords cruise on Magallen. We are over 60s and quite difficult to please so I ... Read more
janehodson@btinternet.com
1 Review
Member Since 2015
From the moment we embarked the Marco Polo we were very satisfied. We were shown to a really nice, very clean and ... Read more
Ciancio
1 Review
Member Since 2015
What a disaster, my husband booked as a surprise through groupon who had a deal, buy one get one free. 2 days after ... Read more
SharonTMA
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We have just returned from our first ever cruise on board CMV's Magellan. The entire crew were brilliant, really ... Read more
SharonTM
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My Husband & I have just returned from our first ever cruise on Board CMV's Magellan. All the crew on board were ... Read more
helen3305
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Just returned from a fantastic trip around the British Isles on the Azores, yes shes an old ship but don't be put off. ... Read more
JonSchick
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Just returned from a great cruise to St Petersburg on CMV's Magellan and thought I'd write a note to allay the fears of ... Read more
ScotPix
1 Review
Member Since 2015
For a first time cruiser I chose the Minicruise from Rosyth to Tillbury. My first impressions of the Marco Polo, upon ... Read more
gre20863
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Loved the idea of a cruise with my partner and to see the fjords. We are in our 30s!! We were the youngest on the ship ... Read more
Wilkinsons
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Embarkation at Tilbury was efficient and well organised. We had ocean view room on deck 5. Spacious and clean. ... Read more
Carole Ann
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I booked this cruise just ten days before departure, and was stupid enough to read the reviews after booking. Must say ... Read more
DavidOrr
1 Review
Member Since 2015
In the early stages of our cruise, we had a significant change of port time ashore in both Stornoway and Torshavn. ... Read more

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