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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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284 Thomson First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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Promised Land Cruise linedanceangel
04/14
Never been on a sea cruise before, but wanted to go to Jerusalem and this cruise sailed from Cyprus so I didn't have to ... Read more
We're quite a young couple for cruises (24 and 28), but when an opportunity comes to see the Caribbean, we just ... Read more
04/14
This was our first time on a cruise and we thought we would use this smaller ship as a 'taster' for the future. The ... Read more
First Cruise johnlochiel
03/14
My wife and I booked our first ever cruise on the Thomson Dream, flying to Barbados and boarding the ship at the port ... Read more
This was our first cruise so we have nothing to compare it with BUT we do have to say that the crew,mostly from the ... Read more
02/14
This was our first cruise ever, so did not know what to expect, and were looking forward to it. The first thing we ... Read more
Just come back from 14 nights on the supposed best ship in the Thomson fleet, and our first experience of cruising, ... Read more
fantastic helen1
01/14
After the awful flight and arrival at the dream if we had been asked if we would like to go home we would have been ... Read more
Excellent cruise viviento
01/14
Flew from Cardiff to Tenerife.Coach to port where everything was explained to use about boarding ship as this was our ... Read more
Good overall trackie123
12/13
The check in process was well organised and efficient. The plus side to this ship in attention to cleanliness and ... Read more
11/13
We have just returned from a Thompson's cruise and stay on The Majesty and after being really worried as I am not a ... Read more
I don't normally write reviews but enjoyed this cruise so much that felt I really wanted to this time. We embarked at ... Read more
I had my doubts about cruising and I'm still not entirely convinced but passed an enjoyable week on the Island Escape ... Read more
11/13
for a first time cruise we selected the island escape due to it being more informal and relaxed. not knowing what to ... Read more
10/13
Family of 4 (Married couple 51 & 49 and 2 children " girl 14 & boy 9) Normal holiday 4 star AI in Canary ... Read more
Just got back from my first cruise ever and the Island Escape was the ideal ship to cut your teeth on. Yes, the ship ... Read more
Fjordland Wonder trendytraveller10
09/13
We chose Thomson because some of our friends have cruised with them and we were told they were good for first time ... Read more
Read loads of reports on forums and agree with most of the 3 star ratings. We also have some friends who have been on ... Read more
Thursday 24 Jan 2013 to Thursday 31 Jan 2013 Exceeded our wildest dreams Enormously helped by Sally at Thomson shop ... Read more
An amazing week on the Dream Buddingtraveller83
09/13
My wife and I had our first cruise and loved it... Why? Yes the destinations were great, the weather, food and drink ... Read more
First rate first cruise Rudyard Kipper
08/13
We paid extra for an outside cabin (857 on deck 8) which had a good view of sea and landfall. The drinks package was ... Read more
This was our first cruise, Thomson's being recommended to us. Because we live quite close to Harwich International we ... Read more
08/13
Felt compelled to write a review after our first cruise onboard the Island Escape. After booking (just one month before ... Read more
Transfer to ship went well,luggage delivered quickly.Was concerned when booked no window or port hole but price put off ... Read more
Crimean Discovery Wellfan1991
08/13
This was our first ever cruise, celebrating our Silver Wedding Anniversary and our first holiday for 23 years without ... Read more

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