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Island Escape joined the Thomson Cruises' fleet in 2009, having once sailed as Royal Caribbean's Viking Serenade. It launched in 1982, and was at the time the largest cruise ferry in the world. Today it is ...
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289 Thomson Island Escape Cruise Reviews

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6/14
I have done 3 other cruises on this ship and this time found it changed, as far as I am concerned not for the best. ... Read more
This was my first cruise and this review is for solo passengers, this is a budget cruise, so yes the ship is looking a ... Read more
Booked a last minute cruise on Island escape so got a great deal with direct flights and great price. I knew what to ... Read more
OH DEAR! Thomsontraveller
5/14
Having enjoyed a few cruises, including Thomson who we have always found to be extremely good, we booked this last ... Read more
have just arrived back this week from our first cruise (my wife and i cellibrated 40 years of married life).we spent ... Read more
We have just returned from our first cruise experience. Looking through all the options we finally chose Thomsons ... Read more
5/14
This was my 22nd cruise but the first one on the Island Escape. We booked it for the choice of ports visited, the ... Read more
Wow!! we are first timers for Thomson cruises.... but well traveled with other cruise lines. This ship is a happy ship ... Read more
5/14
For a first timer this is an ok cruise. Must admit though that even though Thomson advertise this as all inclusive it ... Read more
After reading many good and bad reviews about the Island Escape Cruise ship i was a little worried about this ship. ... Read more
4/14
Never been on a cruise before so nothing to compare it to. Embarkation was swift and cases were delivered to the cabin ... Read more
We had not traveled on a Thomson/TUI cruise previously although had traveled with First Choice on a Nile Cruise. . The ... Read more
Wow Brilliant LesleyB
4/14
My husband and I travelled on island escape for our first cruise and was not disappointed. The crew were fantastic and ... Read more
I have been on 5 previous cruises, the last one being more than 12 years ago. I am 48 and all I can say is cruising has ... Read more
As this was our first cruise, we were a little apprehensive as it generally seems that people either love cruising or ... Read more
A good Cruise; Worth the money inspectorroddy559
4/14
My wife and I have just come back from a 7 night cruise on Island escape, Taste of the Med. We flew from Gatwick to ... Read more
Usually when my partner and I go on holiday we do stay in 5* hotels - I decided to take 2 members of my family on this ... Read more
4/14
First I have to say the last ship we sailed on was the Cunard Queen Elizabeth so we held no "Great Expectations" for ... Read more
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4/14
I have just returned from my 21st cruise on this ship and after taking cruises on many other much “posher" ships, ... Read more
Gone downhill! Wilbush
4/14
We have just returned from the Souks & Sangria cruise. This was our second time on Island Escape , the last time ... Read more
Having cruised with Thomson and NCL in the past three years (all of which have been great) my wife and I decided to ... Read more
Brilliant Laureen Reid
10/13
I don't usually write reviews but after reading yet more criticism of Island Escape I felt I must respond but firstly ... Read more
Good overall trackie123
10/13
The check in process was well organised and efficient. The plus side to this ship in attention to cleanliness and ... Read more
10/13
We have recently returned from a cruise of the Western Med and this was the first time we have cruised on the Island ... Read more
11 lovely days Rustie2710
10/13
Spent a very enjoyable 11 days on this ship and can really not find anything to complain about, on the contrary we ... Read more

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