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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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267 Thomson First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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40
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19
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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
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
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
My husband and I along with our 2 teenage sons flew from East Midlands airport to Corfu. All went smoothly. Taken to ... Read more
A big thank you to all the staff, officers and crew of the old lady Thomson Celebration. Everything was organised to ... Read more
First Time Cruisers Geezabrekannat
08/13
We chose this ship following the reviews as this was our first cruise (the wife does not really like sailing but ... Read more
As this was our first ever cruise we didnt quite know what to expect but all our expectations was met and more. We ... Read more
Best Holiday Ever oscarboylaso
08/13
First time being on a cruise, went on Island Escape (was worried after reading bad reviews) shouldn't have as our ... Read more
HOTEL STAY We had a fantastic week at the Rey Don Jaime in Santa Ponsa to begin our holiday. We have stayed there ... Read more
08/13
Just back after two weeks on the dream and my first ever cruise and a very mixed bag. Embark/Disembark 20 mins or so ... Read more
07/13
We travelled on The Island Escape on the 'Best of The Med' itinery in Juky 2013. Myself, my husband and ... Read more
We left from Newcastle for Palma Mallorca airport and this went incredibly smooth. We arrived at the ship at 11am and ... Read more
We were on the ship 28th May - 05th June 2013 - first time cruisers. Like many other people, we chose the ship due to ... Read more
07/13
This was our first cruise and first package holiday! I traveled with my mother who is in her 60s and we usually enjoy ... Read more
07/13
Family of four (2 adults & 2 teenagers) first cruise ever which we chose for the itinerary which was fabulous. ... Read more
The flight from Edinburgh to Corfu was on time, transportation & luggage to the cabin were quick & we were on ... Read more
Do not let the negative 1 star reviews put you off completely! However, I do agree with some of the points made by the ... Read more
Not rated
07/13
We have just returned from our first cruise and have to say what a wonderful time we had! The staff are the people who ... Read more
Good points, great itinerary, fantastic staff, good entertainment and lectures, good storage space in cabin. Bad ... Read more
Island Escape sideburns2011
07/13
My wife & I had our first cruise on the Island Escape from May 21-28 2013 & as it was our first cruise we were ... Read more

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