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373 Thomson First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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234
Very Good
63
Average
30
Poor
25
Terrible
15
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19PRICE63
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Came back yesterday from visiting Croatia, Montenegro, Italy, Malta and Sicily. The holiday commenced with a good ... Read more
ggbanks
1 Review
Member Since 2015
8/15
This ship as far as I could see has not been refurbished since the late 70's or early 80's. Our cabin had dark wood ... Read more
Hooley,Surrey,Ricey
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My first cruise, and not too good on water I was very apprehensive. We arrived in Palma to a thunderstorm, so knew ... Read more
willofspicey
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
I honestly do not see where the bad reviews are coming from. The staff were excellent all around the ship - Smiling ... Read more
willofspicey
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
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
tina wheeler
1 Review
Member Since 2015
After 5yrs of no holidays due to ill health, to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary what could be better than a ... Read more
normanlp
3 Reviews
Member Since 2015
Cabin 7034 excellent. We had requested a move from 7064 which was no problem at all owing to late night/early morning ... Read more
normanlp
3 Reviews
Member Since 2015
Cabin 7034 excellent. We had requested a move from 7064 which was no problem at all owing to late night/early morning ... Read more
normanlp
3 Reviews
Member Since 2015
Cabin 7034 excellent. We had requested a move from 7064 which was no problem at all owing to late night/early morning ... Read more
LadyCb
1 Review
Member Since 2015
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
koshoc
1 Review
Member Since 2015
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
Hellybell14
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Slightly worried about what to expect on a cruise, will we enjoy it, will we fit in?? No worries! Absolutely loved it! ... Read more
nel1994x
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We went on the Thomson Spirit highlights of the black sea August 2015. Had a really good time. There was a wide ... Read more
JayneWills
1 Review
Member Since 2015
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
Xanthe0160
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We have just returned from our first cruise around Croatia it was wonderful from start to finish. The handling of ... Read more
Freddy Roberts
1 Review
Member Since 2015
8/15
Myself and my partner just spent a week on the Mediterranean Secrets Cruise. 99 % of Staff were welcoming and friendly, ... Read more
walshsnooker
1 Review
Member Since 2015
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
Ellemagee
1 Review
Member Since 2015
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
Trevort
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Thomson flight 35 minutes late going, almost an hour on the return. After waiting in a queue for over an hour someone ... Read more
chrisfto
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I must admit I thought cruises were for the "older" person so was a little apprehensive about being in the ... Read more
Mark Chorley
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Meant to write this as soon as we returned. We cruised for 2 weeks (Med and Adriatic) end of July into August and we ... Read more
Deep Thinking Fish
1 Review
Member Since 2015
31 Forum Posts
First cruise, absolutely loved it. Yes, we had no benchmark but given some of the nitpicking on some of these ... Read more
Ajs1993
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I have just returned from this cruise with my parents and 2 younger brothers and just wanted to write a review to ... Read more
Parked
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our 1st cruise and did not know what to expect, but as a result of this cruise we will do more!!! All i can ... Read more
Busbar
1 Review
Member Since 2015
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

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