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  • Sails mostly 7-night repeat cruises
  • Attracts a broad cross-section of British middle class
  • Follows a traditional cruise format
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336 Thomson First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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210
Very Good
55
Average
28
Poor
24
Terrible
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Tired but Enjoyable Hooley,Surrey,Ricey
8/15
My first cruise, and not too good on water I was very apprehensive. We arrived in Palma to a thunderstorm, so knew ... Read more
I honestly do not see where the bad reviews are coming from. The staff were excellent all around the ship - Smiling ... Read more
Pleasantly Surprised willofspicey
8/15
So after reading all the negative reviews, this lead us to suspect that maybe we didn't make the right choice but I'm ... Read more
Cabin 7034 excellent. We had requested a move from 7064 which was no problem at all owing to late night/early morning ... Read more
8/15
Family of 5 with 3 teenage boys age 14,16,18 First time on a cruise. I really don't know where to start, On ... Read more
It was OK. koshoc
8/15
Just back from 7 nights on board Island Escape. I appreciate the boat is old and this is its last year, but it is ... Read more
Amazing time! nel1994x
8/15
We went on the Thomson Spirit highlights of the black sea August 2015. Had a really good time. There was a wide ... Read more
Amazin hols JayneWills
8/15
Ignore any moaners..we got back this Monday 17th Aug...that's if there are any !!! we had an amazing time...I have ... Read more
8/15
We have just returned from our first cruise around Croatia it was wonderful from start to finish. The handling of ... Read more
Very Good Freddy Roberts
8/15
Myself and my partner just spent a week on the Mediterranean Secrets Cruise. 99 % of Staff were welcoming and friendly, ... Read more
Super Value walshsnooker
7/15
Recently back from a week on our first cruise and for the money it was super value. The food was very tasty and always ... Read more
7/15
We could not have asked for a better week on the Thomson Dream. If you're looking for good value for money and ... Read more
Thomson flight 35 minutes late going, almost an hour on the return. After waiting in a queue for over an hour someone ... Read more
I must admit I thought cruises were for the "older" person so was a little apprehensive about being in the ... Read more
Don't believe the Negativity! Deep Thinking Fish
7/15
First cruise, absolutely loved it. Yes, we had no benchmark but given some of the nitpicking on some of these ... Read more
I have just returned from this cruise with my parents and 2 younger brothers and just wanted to write a review to ... Read more
Great Job Busbar
7/15
My first ever cruise though my wife has been on several. The boat is dated and has obviously seen better days but this ... Read more
Excellent! carlswain@gmail.com
7/15
We traveled on the Thomson Majesty 17th-24th July 2015, on the itinerary ‘Adriatic Charms’. Firstly I must ... Read more
Hi everyone I would just like to give everyone a heads up on the drinks package and also the excursions. We sailed on ... Read more
Best Cruise Ever The Fabulous Four
7/15
There were four of us in our party, my husband, my friend and her husband. This was our 12th cruise with Thomsons. ... Read more
Never Say Never Lost in Dorset
7/15
This was our first ever cruise so we were both quite excited when we came on board. We had booked a suite but we were ... Read more
We have always been on land holidays and decided to go on a cruise. I must admit I was a bit nervous as I am not very ... Read more
The Eastern Encounters Cruise was attractive due to the interesting itinerary, Turkey, Beirut, Cyprus, Israel. ... Read more
1st Time Cruisers Stevej1805
6/15
As this was our first cruise we decided to go with the familiar, having been on Thomson Family Holiday's before. Also ... Read more
Thompson Celebration Gemmagraham-1
6/15
At first I was a bit apprehensive going on my first cruise with my 83 year old grandmother but I was pleasantly ... Read more

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