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85 Thomson Las Palmas Cruise Reviews

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goughie
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
We were really looking forward to a Christmas Cruise around the Canary Islands. Whilst we have cruised on numerous occasions, this has been with P&O and Celebrity and I really didn't think there could be that much difference between ... Read more
audrey thomson
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2014
this ship is small and crowded. you have to queue for everything. if you don't get in broadway lounge or libertes one hour before the shows you have no chance of a seat and people like the same seats every night !! the hemingways bar is ... Read more
tilford
Member Since 2014
1 review
6 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We were on the departure from Las Palmas on 1st February. I had booked just after Christmas and only then started reading some of the reviews – big mistake! In the event we had a great week with virtually no problems at all. We were ... Read more
mperry
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2014
Pre-booking cabins 16 months ahead for a 50th anniversary for 4 cabins should be easy to keep. Not on this one. Not only was cabin type changed so was location, to the most forward cabins on board. These we would NEVER have agreed to. No ... Read more
Shallwe123
Member Since 2012
1 review
94 forum posts
0 helpful votes
What's happened then Thompsons? Such a big difference in service and quality from our cruise from last New Year. Two dates for embarkation 27 and 28 December We joined the ship in Gran Canaria on 28th December. Arrived late due to air ... Read more
viviento
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2013
Flew from Cardiff to Tenerife.Coach to port where everything was explained to use about boarding ship as this was our first cruise. Boarded ship and taken to our cabin by a nice Phillipino lady, shown where all the necessary switches etc., ... Read more
jjson
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2013
Left cold Cardiff to fly to Palma to pick up the Thomson Dream cruise ship. A slight delay, but this didn't put us off. Quick embarkation at port, on ship by 11.45am .Felt like coming home,same cabin on deck 10 that we have had twice ... Read more
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elsbeth28
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2013
We found the ship a very friendly, very clean, and there is so much to do on board you should never be bored. there is something for everyone of all ages, you do not need to dress up for dinner, but if you like to like we do, then get ... Read more
Buddingtraveller83
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My wife and I had our first cruise and loved it... Why? Yes the destinations were great, the weather, food and drink was great but it is the staff that make this cruise. They work so hard it is unbelievable. Most do 15 hour days, are ... Read more
China doll52
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
42 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The Dream crew were very efficient when we arrived at 11.15pm and soon had us checked in and on board. We had our safety drill in the disco and by the time we got to our cabin our cases were waiting for us. Our cabin was comfortable and ... Read more
dandhjones
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2013
We joined the Thomson Majesty on February 2nd in Gran Canaria. Our cabin was inside on Deck 3 towards the stern. The cabin was bright, clean and totally adequate for its purpose. There was no excessive noise or vibration and the cabin ... Read more
TheDream2012**
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I was very dubious about going on a cruise because of all the bad press with regards to the ship that sank earlier this year however I am completely converted. I felt totally safe and as someone who also suffers from sea sickness I can ... Read more
BrennanFamily
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first ever cruise, and thought it was fantastic. Mostly down to the staff who went above and beyond expectations for the kids. First night was one not to be forgotten. Kids and adults loved the Broadway show, kids where ... Read more
Shelagh Thompson
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
As first time cruisers we went with some friends who had been on Thomson Dream last year and recommended the ship to us, so we joined them this year. We were unsure about the whole cruise experience but thoroughly enjoyed the week, the ... Read more
mollythedolly
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We travelled on the Dream last year in June, it was unfortunately for us two nightmare weeks and a total disaster. We did look at the reviews over the months ahead and saw they were improving so when a family member asked our opinion of ... Read more
p24296
Member Since 2010
1 review
76 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Thomson Dream- Treasures of the Mediterranean 16-23 July- Cruise and Stay Where to begin.....one of our best holidays ever! From the outset I have to say that we had booked this 12 months in advance, to celebrate a year of special ... Read more
Paul
Member Since 2000
20 reviews
9 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2011
We recently took our first cruise on the Thompson Dream taking the Mediteranean Medley Itineray. We had read the bad reviews on the ship but where assured by our rep at Thomas Cook that all was now resolved. We flew out to Palma on ... Read more
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mr & mrs Siviter
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We went ahead and booked along with my sister and her partner. The flight from Manchester to palma was short with not much waiting around at either end. We met our rep who directed us to the correct coach and the driver loaded our luggage ... Read more
sfraser
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Ref:0258/22459- 1st port Rappallo ItalyWe (mum, dad & 14 year old son) returned last week from the Medley cruise on the "Dream". While the crew and staff, locations & weather were fantastic the same unfortunately cannot be said for ... Read more
Heather Saunders
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2011
5 weeks ago I said I would never go on a cruise. 4 weeks ago we booked it and 3 weeks ago we arrived in Palma! It was a wonderful experience. From the start everything was well organised and we felt at ease immediately. We didn't have ... Read more
Christina Moloney
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our fifth cruise having traveled on P & O, RCI and NCL previously. There were several other cruise lines I preferred to go on but there were no regional flights left as the Royal Caribbean's £99 offer had used them ... Read more
Gary Freckelton
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Recently went on a Thomson Dream back to back cruise sailing from Palma. Overall we had a fantastic time and our worries were totally unfounded. As with many other passengers we to had watched the BBC review last year on Watchdog. Our ... Read more
janet wright
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2011
We have just come back from a 'Thomson Dream Cruise' 25 June to 2nd July, which we all thought was excellent value for money, it met all our expectations, food, drink, entertainment was first class. Inside Cabin was spacious and kept very ... Read more
Eileen Blyth
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2011
I am just back from The Thomson Dream cruise ship on the 2nd of July after departing from Palma on the 18th June. From day 1 the weather was fantastic our cabin was well looked after by the lovely Malik who alsolooked after my friend ... Read more
Nicola Cornish
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I too was sceptical after reading previous reviews, but having cruised with Thomson before on the Celebration and the Spirit I thought it can't be as bad as people say. Maybe in the past it wasn't good but I can reassure you we had an ... Read more

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