Holy Land & Aegean - Turkey Israel Greece Cyprus: Thomson Celebration Cruise Review by SussexMay
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Holy Land & Aegean - Turkey Israel Greece Cyprus
Destination: Europe - Western Mediterranean
Having been on cruises before with P&O, Fred Olsen, Royal Caribbean, there is quite a big difference. This cruise was much more relaxed (one formal night a week, which we didn't join in with), and more basic surroundings, although some may prefer something a little more upmarket. Different types on this cruise (think bare chested men with heavy gold necklaces and tattoos) and next time I would avoid half term - mainly because of parents who think it's ok to let their children run wild. P&O is the best in my opinion but this was a different sort of experience.It was a fun, enjoyable and relaxing cruise and much more More casual than others I have been on but this has its merits - it depends what you want.
Could highly recommend day trips to Nazareth and Jerusalem. All ports great choices.
We preferred the food in the buffet (unlike P&O) and if you timed it right (dinner after the show rather then before) then the buffet was fairly quiet.
Certainly extremely good value and I would go with Thomson again - avoiding half term or school holidays of course Less
Cabin review: 147
Spacious, two single beds, bathroom with bath, long sofa, tea and coffee etc, fridge, long dressing table, two very big wardrobes. More than enough space
Ports are poor, staff are conf...
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A relaxed cruise with an excel...
Excellent ports of call but co...