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  • British line provides a traditional cruise experience
  • Varied itineraries from the Amazon to Europe to Australia
  • Flagship Magellan joined the fleet in 2015
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54 Cruise & Maritime Voyages First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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5/13
My husband and I were attracted to this cruise for two reasons; firstly it left from Leith and secondly it was going to ... Read more
5/13
I came across this cruise on the Guardian website and was immediately taken by the itinerary (Faroes and the Western ... Read more
5/13
We were a little apprehensive before we left. A forty year old ship, not sure. We needn't have worried.From the moment ... Read more
The Marco Polo JannerMaid
4/13
I have just returned from the Norwegian Fjords, aboard the "adults only" Marco Polo. End of April beginning of May, so ... Read more
I've tried very hard to make the following review truthful and objective for the benefit of future passengers. My wife ... Read more

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7/12
I live in Zimbabwe and was contacted by my parents to see if I would like to accompany them on a British Isles cruise. ... Read more
My husband and I went on the 20 day cruise from Harwich to Norway and Russia. I will not comment too much on the ship ... Read more
We had never cruised before so were a little unsure of what to expect... espacially after reading some of the negative ... Read more
A Curate's Egg RICKY CASSIDY
6/12
Probably easier for people if I use a bullet point system. First the GOOD: # WEATHER FANTASTIC # CALM SEAS # ... Read more
We arrived at Tilbury at 13.35, while I parked my wife joined the queue for checking in. The checking in process was ... Read more

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This was the first time on a cruise, and the cruise was more a means to an end (ie seeing the Northern Lights!) rather ... Read more
My wife and I chose this cruise for our Honeymoon. We're 30 and 28 respectively, and had never cruised before. ... Read more
8/11
This was a our first cruise together as a retired couple from the US. The Marco Polo is a relatively old ship built in ... Read more
This was our first cruise. I went with 2 other friends and we had a cabin for 3, which to my surprise was more than ... Read more
The staff on the Marco Polo do everything they can to make the experience an enjoyable one. To say that they work hard ... Read more

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If you enjoy bean bag throwing and bingo then this cruise is for you.As for seeing Norway ... don't bet on it. Out of ... Read more
2/11
This was our first cruise and therefore have nothing to compare it with but we were very satisfied with our holiday. We ... Read more
My wife and I have just completed a 36 day Christmas Caribbean Cruise on the Marco Polo departing Tilbury 6th December ... Read more
11/10
Apart from 2 three day short cruises this was our first experience of a long time at sea. First let me say that I ... Read more
Not having been on a cruise before we were a bit sceptical and as the people in our party did not want to fly anywhere ... Read more

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We recently returned from the Scandinavian Capitals and St.Peterburg cruise on 4th - 16th October. This was our ... Read more
We have wanted to see Norway and the fjords for some time but have never found a package that suits us. When browsing ... Read more
The staff on the Marco Polo were beyond excellent...they were so helpful and cheerful it was a delight. The only ... Read more
From start to finish,this was 1st class.As a former naval/merchant naval officer,when my wife booked this cruise,I ... Read more
We both had a lovely time considering this was our first cruise . Visiting Rouen after sailing up the Seine could not ... Read more

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