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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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311 Thomson First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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We went into Thompson for a beach holiday and came out with a cruise! It seemed value for money and we liked the choice ... Read more
As described in the title this was the first cruise for my husband and I and our two children aged 10 and 12. We had a ... Read more
11/14
I had to put pen to paper after reading some of the reviews slating the Island Escape. I am not a person to except ... Read more
08/14
As Thompson aren't doing this trip anymore we booked at the last minute. I'm heading towards 50 & I can honestly ... Read more
I sailed on the Thompson Spirit 27/7- 3/8 on the Norwegian Fjords and Glaciers trip. This was my first cruise, and I ... Read more
First cruise T N Mandy
08/14
We gave this a go as we wanted to see a bit of the world without breaking the bank.The Thomson staff were very helpful ... Read more
Well I have just got back from my first ever cruise and want to go back tomorrow!!! Island Escape was fantastic!!!! Ok, ... Read more
First Cruise alfwilson
07/14
We are a 60 years old couple , travelling with an 85 year old parent , sailing from Palma for 7 nights Mediterranean ... Read more
07/14
Just returned from a week on the Island Escape cruise by Thomson. To say we were disappointed is an under statement. ... Read more
disappointed nurses49
07/14
I have just returned from my first cruise. I chose Thomson as it was all inclusive. My first impression of the ship was ... Read more
Fantastic time! Mrs Bob
09/14
I sailed with my sister & brother-in-law doing the Escape to the Med itinerary. I didn't know quite what to expect, ... Read more
07/14
This was our first cruise and we chose Thomson Dream for two reasons i.e. it was a small ship and also we are regular ... Read more
My mum and dad booked the cruise as my 21st birthday present. After reading some negative reviews before our cruise, I ... Read more
My partner suggested we went on a cruise to celebrate my 50th as a special treat, We chose to go on the Dream during ... Read more
have just arrived back this week from our first cruise (my wife and i cellibrated 40 years of married life).we spent ... Read more
We have just returned from our first cruise experience. Looking through all the options we finally chose Thomsons ... Read more
A Fantastic Cruise lstephenson
06/14
My partner and I have just returned from a 7 day Aegean & Holy Land cruise, with Thompson Celebration. This was our ... Read more
My partner and I have just returned from a 7 day Aegean & Holy Land cruise, with Thompson Celebration. This was our ... Read more
05/14
Good flight out from Birmingham, arrived same time as 4 other planes, long queues, make sure you get your Visa online ... Read more
Caveat Emptor! No Cause For
06/14
I had wanted to try a cruise for ages, everyone I know who had been on one seemed to be hooked. We were fed up with the ... Read more
Wow Brilliant LesleyB
06/14
My husband and I travelled on island escape for our first cruise and was not disappointed. The crew were fantastic and ... Read more
Cyprus to Isreal Ellie2green
05/14
This was our first Cruise which we found very disappointing..... although Clean and tidy with most of the staff being ... Read more
Not for a Celebration Ellie2green
05/14
Went on this Boat 2/04/2014 -9/04/2014 The Ship is Clean and Tidy BUT Very Tatty... Cabin still same as above except we ... Read more
As this was our first cruise, we were a little apprehensive as it generally seems that people either love cruising or ... Read more
04/14
Myself and my partner have just returned back from what can only be described as a fantastic trip on the good ship ... Read more

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