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Cruise Critic's Review 3.5 out of 5+ star rating
The well-maintained Island Escape attracts travelers at the budget end of the market and offers decent-quality traditional cruising with a few modern twists like an alternative restaurant. It has ... read more
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Island Escape Cruise Reviews: 253

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
Island Escape Cruising - Thomson/TUI - Very poor cabin accommodation by PennyRon

We had not traveled on a Thomson/TUI cruise previously although had traveled with First Choice ... continue

Western Mediterranean 07/14 2.0 out of 5+
Wow Brilliant by LesleyB

My husband and I travelled on island escape for our first cruise and was not disappointed. The ... continue

Mediterranean 06/14 5+ out of 5+
What a fantastic value holiday had so much fun, can't wait to go back. by betabet

I have been on 5 previous cruises, the last one being more than 12 years ago. I am 48 and all I ... continue

Mediterranean 05/14 5+ out of 5+
A good Cruise; Worth the money by inspectorroddy559

My wife and I have just come back from a 7 night cruise on Island escape, Taste of the Med. We ... continue

Eastern Mediterranean 05/14 5+ out of 5+
First Time Cruise - Objective Review by Retired, Devon

As this was our first cruise, we were a little apprehensive as it generally seems that people ... continue

Western Mediterranean 05/14 4.0 out of 5+
Exciting developments onboard Island Escape by ibbyontheship

I have just returned from my 21st cruise on this ship and after taking cruises on many other ... continue

Mediterranean 04/14 Not Rated
Basic cruising by BCL

First I have to say the last ship we sailed on was the Cunard Queen Elizabeth so we held no ... continue

Mediterranean 04/14 2.0 out of 5+
Lots of Fun, Amazing staff - was a great week. by rickbell4

Usually when my partner and I go on holiday we do stay in 5* hotels - I decided to take 2 ... continue

Mediterranean 04/14 5.0 out of 5+
Gone downhill! by Wilbush

We have just returned from the Souks & Sangria cruise. This was our second time on Island ... continue

Western Mediterranean 04/14 3.0 out of 5+
Island Escape - Spirit of the honest assessment by Topsteve

Having cruised with Thomson and NCL in the past three years (all of which have been great) my ... continue

Mediterranean 04/14 2.0 out of 5+
Brilliant by Laureen Reid

I don't usually write reviews but after reading yet more criticism of Island Escape I felt I ... continue

Western Mediterranean 01/14 5+ out of 5+
Good overall by trackie123

The check in process was well organised and efficient. The plus side to this ship in attention ... continue

Western Mediterranean 12/13 4.0 out of 5+
Not worth the money by clammalc

We have recently returned from a cruise of the Western Med and this was the first time we have ... continue

Western Mediterranean 11/13 1.0 out of 5+
11 lovely days by Rustie2710

Spent a very enjoyable 11 days on this ship and can really not find anything to complain about, ... continue

Mediterranean 11/13 5+ out of 5+
Absolutely Disgusting by snake-eyes

I have just been on the island eskip for seven days & I can honestly say that after 20-30 ... continue

Western Mediterranean 11/13 1.0 out of 5+
Superb by Chrisdoug

We just arrived back after our best of med cruise on 22nd oct for mam dads golden wedding. ... continue

Mediterranean 11/13 5.0 out of 5+
A step by step review by catmiaow

We booked our cruise quite a way ahead and I would honestly say wait until nearer the time as ... continue

Mediterranean 11/13 1.0 out of 5+
First cruise pretty good, thanks to Stratford and Borrell by whitehorsepeter

I had my doubts about cruising and I'm still not entirely convinced but passed an enjoyable week ... continue

Western Mediterranean 10/13 4.0 out of 5+
First time cruisers now hooked by andromeda411

for a first time cruise we selected the island escape due to it being more informal and ... continue

Western Mediterranean 10/13 5+ out of 5+
Don't let bad reviews put you off this cruise...... by mew1234

Like many people I read reviews about this cruise after I'd booked the trip and as a result of ... continue

Mediterranean 10/13 4.0 out of 5+
Great value for money by donaldsdaughter

All inclusive travel to lovely Mediterranean destinations is available at a budget price on ... continue

Mediterranean 10/13 5.0 out of 5+
Overall a good trip. by houseflag

We joined the ship on 24th September an all inclusive trip x 7 days. Busy day for the crew on ... continue

Eastern Mediterranean 10/13 4.0 out of 5+
Fantastic cruise for first timers by Von85

My boyfriend and I are just back from a two week cruise on the island escape. This was my ... continue

Mediterranean 10/13 5+ out of 5+
Fantastic week on Island Escape - first time cruise by SharonM56

Just got back from my first cruise ever and the Island Escape was the ideal ship to cut your ... continue

Eastern Mediterranean 10/13 5+ out of 5+
BEWARE.... DO NOT BOOK by tiamariasuz

If you have booked this cruise, you will have to go and enjoy which we tried to do, as was too ... continue

Eastern Mediterranean 09/13 1.0 out of 5+
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