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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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277 Thomson First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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175
Very Good
42
Average
20
Poor
23
Terrible
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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