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356 Thomson Family Cruise Reviews
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dart11
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
I chose this cruise as it was only one available for the time with child a place. Good points are:- 1. Most Staff v friendly, lovely warm welcome aboard, Cabin steward was friendly, Crew at ports very friendly. in fact all of the ... Read more
whitemaisey
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
We choose this cruise because we wanted to take our family away to celebrate my birthday and it had to be in half term because of our 8 year old grandson. I have got to say we were awestruck from the time we boarded until we left. We ... Read more
stw61
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
17 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We went on the Discovery for a half term break with our 15 year old daughter. We had a balcony room on deck 6 and Hannah had an inside on deck 3. Both were well decorated and well looked after, no shower curtain problems here! Only one ... Read more
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Selest66
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
This was only my second cruise (having been on a Caribbean cruise earlier this year with Royal Caribbean) but, having read some rather scathing reports I was a little worried about the quality I would receive with this cruise (especially ... Read more
ilstonio
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
6 forum posts
4 helpful votes
*Fell in love with Thomson Crusing in 2014. This is now our 6th. *Satisfaction creeping up following early teething. *I have not cruised with other lines. *Thomson/Tui set stall out splashing out on this vessel. Sound ... Read more
Dtw278
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
23 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
A Voyage of Discovery We spent a week on Thomson's latest acquisition to the fleet Discovery on a trip around the Med . Having heard that this ship was a huge step up for Thomson and a sign of things to come (more replacements coming in ... Read more
n.cartwright
Member Since 2014
5 reviews
11 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Thomson “Catalan Promise” 8 day cruise aboard the Thomson Majesty. Just returned from this cruise. We booked this on an offer price and were very impressed with the whole package, flights, ship, entertainment, drinks ... Read more
jake 26
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
55 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Not having cruised with Thomson for quite some time we booked a cruise on TUI Discovery because we had sailed on one of RCI’s Vision Class ships, Legend of the Seas, in the past and loved it. The Discovery was the sister ship ... Read more
AEIOU1234
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Price was good and all the destinations were places we had never visited before. We had a previous cruise on The Dream 5 years ago and it was brilliant. Ship lovely ,clean and so well organized. Melvin our cabin stewart did ... Read more
robbo2574
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This was our first ever cruise and were very excited to be on the Thomson Discovery given it was now Thomson's flagship cruise ship. We did not want to get off after the week was over. We were not disappointed. We had a Grand Suite, ... Read more
Adalesi
Member Since 2016
1 review
28 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
What is packaged ? We had a cruise in Sept. 2016 on the Discovery. This was mainly to introduce 2 other members of our family to a cruise as we had such an enjoyable time on Thompson’s, now scrapped, Island Escape last year. ... Read more
Joanne07
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
I booked this cruise 18 months before I went, reading some of the reviews I was really put of. We had to fly to Corfu to meet the dream. The Thomson staff from the travel agent right to airline staff and staff on the ground at Corfu were ... Read more
Joe365
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
I was a bit unsure about this cruise after reading some of the reviews, but all.i can say from booking the cruise with Thomson to boarding the ship was fantastic the Thomson staff at Corfu were very helpful and had cold drinks for all ... Read more
Meeggannn
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
Having read the reviews to say i was anxious to go was an understatement. This was my first cruise I'm 24 and took along my 75 year old grandma who wanted to experience a cruise this summer. The staff on this boat were excellent, there ... Read more
thegreatone1
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
TUI Discovery (ex Splendor of the Seas) This cruise was very good apart from the second day the only day at sea where it appears the Bridge crew got caught out by an approaching storm and sailed us straight into a force 8 Gale needless ... Read more
Lenny005
Member Since 2016
1 review
18 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Previous cruise on the Dream 2 years ago was a great success. Found staff very helpful,friendly. We found our cabin very clean and a lovely comfortable bed.we had two octogenarian fathers with us and cabin location was brilliant. ... Read more
Happycruiser1234
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Excellent cruise from start to finish, easy check in, we had an inside cabin on deck 3 which was fine, kept spotlessly clean. Great choice of food, tended to eat in the Meridian restaurant most evenings but tried the Kora La one evening ... Read more
tracy5118
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
20 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
we chose this cruise as we thought with thomsons it would be amazing,to be honest it was it wasn't that great it was not what we thought it to be,the food is very basic and has been lying quite a long time so most of it has dried out its ... Read more
CJMurray
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
On the last night the Cruise Director gave a speech about the minority(50 or so)who slate this Ship post cruise.We need your feedback etc etc.But clearly if its negative they don't. I had been on a Celebrity Cruise of the Western ... Read more
PARADS
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
2 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Chosing this cruise was the easy part we wanted the all inclusive option as we were travelling with friends, and we wanted to try the new approach by Thomson, sorry TUI. Palma Airport did its best to disappoint, 4 flights in and only ... Read more
lynniebinnie
Member Since 2016
1 review
23 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
What a magical cruise, we loved it. The ship is very impressive when you first see it and it doesn't disappoint inside either, it's beautiful. We were a party of 5 and we had 2 deluxe cabins on deck 8. My parents stayed in one and my ... Read more
Steve Garner
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose this cruise purely because of the itinerary. It had some of the destinations that we had never visited before. The Croatian destinations were brilliant and well worth a return. However the Celebration failed to live up to the ... Read more
HammerRoy
Member Since 2016
1 review
35 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We have just returned from our cruise aboard the Thomson Majesty Please take no notice of the negative comments regarding this ship. We can honestly say from the time we boarded in Palma until we disembarked a week later we had nothing ... Read more
Lumley68
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Food excellent, cleanliness , size of cabin 7558 excellent , staff excellent temperature of the ship air con excellent, the only thing that lets it down is the lack of entertainment day time and evening shows were poor and boring. All ... Read more
lynnehullfc1950
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
we chose this cruise because of the destinations and it was recommended to us from our daughter and son in law who went on a cruise last year on the Thomsons dream who also came on this cruise with us along with our granddaughter who is ... Read more

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