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380 Thomson Family Cruise Reviews
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n.cartwright
Member Since 2014
5 reviews
13 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
116 forum posts
6 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
6 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
5 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
29 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
12 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
11 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
8 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
14 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
17 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
Why bother
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2016
The fact it was going to Morocco was of interest and it fitted in with the time we had . The itinery itself left a lot to be desired. The onboard catering was of very poor quality. On the buffet asked for ice cream to be told they have ... Read more
Liz632972
Member Since 2015
5 reviews
6 helpful votes
Travelled on the Thomson Dream as part of a cruise and stay and a last minute deal. Having sailed in June on the Majesty we knew what we were going to more or less. Check in was a little chaotic as boarding passes and luggage labels were ... Read more
stocky
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We found the Thompson Dream to be a "mixed bag" Our cabin 5064 was adequate but on 2 occasions water came up from a drain in the bathroom to fill the bathroom floor to a level which completely covered my feet.when I reported ... Read more
Sunshine Club
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Family cruise for 14 of us courtesy of the in-laws and didn't disappoint. My wife was very unsure about the cruise in general not liking ships, but really enjoyed every part of it and would definitely go again... The crew were very ... Read more
The-Purple-Panther
Member Since 2016
1 review
22 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
NEVER AGAIN! This Cruise was simply the lowest of the low, with hardly any redeeeming factors to report, the decor was naff Naff, corridors smelt, rust & unkempt was the order of the day, the food - Oh, so VERY repetitive, all the ... Read more
Steveali
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Food, much improved from last thomson cruise. 3 courses instead of 5 but thats fine.everywhere spotlessly clean.entertainment could do better but ok.the venue dated, dark dismal , show lounge excellent, plenty of seats and very ... Read more

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