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341 Thomson Palma de Mallorca Cruise Reviews
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Victoria Norfolk
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
This was our first cruise. Had read reviews (good and bad) but can honestly say we found the whole cruising experience excellent. The ship was clean, the cabin was clean, the food was plentiful and the services excellent. Went ashore every ... Read more
n.cartwright
Member Since 2014
5 reviews
11 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Thomson “Catalan Promise” 8 day cruise aboard the Thomson Majesty. Just returned from this cruise. We booked this on an offer price and were very impressed with the whole package, flights, ship, entertainment, drinks ... Read more
bertiehen
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
We had previously been on the Thomson Spirit and enjoyed it so thought we would try a different ship and different ports of call. Having read some of the reviews I was a bit apprehensive - but this was unfounded - the ship, staff, cabin ... Read more
sootymotto
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We chose these cruises (Highlights of The Med and Cosmopolitan Classics) after being badly let down on a river cruise, we had sailed on Thomson cruises previously and thought the these itineraries looked good. We were also pleased to see ... Read more
Christian961
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
NORO VIRUS. .....all...firstly the bad bits ....Kids in the Jacuzzis some with nappies ....reported to the staff NOTHING DONE ( WASTE OF TIME)....then two days later NORO VIRUS. ...on board..so last two days of our week away was not ... Read more
jake 26
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
58 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Not having cruised with Thomson for quite some time we booked a cruise on TUI Discovery because we had sailed on one of RCI’s Vision Class ships, Legend of the Seas, in the past and loved it. The Discovery was the sister ship ... Read more
Max011
Member Since 2009
1 review
35 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Great flights and transfers to the ship. Queues to register and get on the ship were small and went down quickly. Once on the ship, the all the crew were very helpful and showed us the way to our cabin. We had an inside cabin which ... Read more
Gailewis
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
I wanted to take my mobility challenged 83yr old dad on a cruise. I needed cabins close together and he needed a walk in shower and a balcony. I needed assistance from plane to ship and back. I wanted a range of easy excursions and good ... Read more
chattycathydoll
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Cosmopolitan Classics sailing on the 24th September. Virgin cruisers, and more than a little anxious. Everything was wonderful. The check in at Manchester airport. Staff handing out the cabin tags were pleasant and reassuring. The 1 hour ... Read more
Tina_M
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
First time cruisers and were really excited beforehand, we were not disappointed. We were delayed flying but embarkation was very smooth, wish I had prepared better for the photo they take as you get on the ship though. We had an ... Read more
robbo2574
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This was our first ever cruise and were very excited to be on the Thomson Discovery given it was now Thomson's flagship cruise ship. We did not want to get off after the week was over. We were not disappointed. We had a Grand Suite, ... Read more
Chris Matthews
Member Since 2016
1 review
26 helpful votes
We have been on many Thomson Cruises and wanted to try out the new ship, Discovery. Frankly,a lot of rubbish has been written written about this new ship. Generally, we found the the cruise excellent. We had a deluxe balcony ... Read more
Pompey Chimes
Member Since 2016
1 review
36 helpful votes
Just returned, 24/09/16 to 01/10/16 from our Mediterranean cruise aboard 'Tui Discovery', Thomson's latest cruise liner acquisition, flew to Palma De Mallorca, where we embarked our ship, embarkation was fairly smooth although we did ... Read more
Adalesi
Member Since 2016
1 review
28 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
What is packaged ? We had a cruise in Sept. 2016 on the Discovery. This was mainly to introduce 2 other members of our family to a cruise as we had such an enjoyable time on Thompson’s, now scrapped, Island Escape last year. ... Read more
Philliro
Member Since 2016
1 review
28 helpful votes
After booking and reading some reviews we were very sceptical. But this was our first cruise and it didn't disappoint in any way. Conflicting reports on the Dress to Impress night. My husband took his dinner suit and got the chance to wear ... Read more
Usscyrene
Member Since 2016
1 review
25 helpful votes
After cruising with Royal Caribbean last year, we wanted something a little quieter this time but taking a similar route around the Mediterranean. The TUI Discovery was recommended by our travel agent as she has recently been acquired ... Read more
janglyn
Member Since 2016
1 review
18 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
First time cruisers. What an amazing experience, everything was fantastic, staff so obliging, food and entertainment was superb. My only gripe was a bad tour guide in Barcelona and that had nothing to do with the ship. Special mention for ... Read more
Gelbel
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
238 forum posts
10 helpful votes
We’ve not long returned from a two week cruise on Thomson Majesty taking in the Mediterranean Medley and Treasures of the Mediterranean. The itineraries are brilliant, the Majesty is not – the polish is tarnished. The best ... Read more
Meeggannn
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
Having read the reviews to say i was anxious to go was an understatement. This was my first cruise I'm 24 and took along my 75 year old grandma who wanted to experience a cruise this summer. The staff on this boat were excellent, there ... Read more
davetrucker
Member Since 2007
12 reviews
192 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Having returned off the Discovery just over a week ago I think its time I did a review of our 2 week cruise Having seen some poor reviews when she came into service first but they were improving as the weeks went on so we went with a ... Read more
magsnac@hotmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Just back from our cruise on the Discovery. Myself and my husband thoroughly enjoyed out trip. The staff where amazing though i did come across a male member from the cleaning section on deck 9 who was rude to me because i spilled a drink, ... Read more
gpearson198@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
17 helpful votes
As a first time cruiser I was really looking forward to this trip however in reality i came away very disappointed we paid over 6K for 3 of us for a one week cruise and expected 6* food and entertainment, we we got was 2 star all ... Read more
thegreatone1
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
TUI Discovery (ex Splendor of the Seas) This cruise was very good apart from the second day the only day at sea where it appears the Bridge crew got caught out by an approaching storm and sailed us straight into a force 8 Gale needless ... Read more
tonylesley
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
First cruise and we were in a group of four couples,we chose it as a new adventure ,we've done luxury all over but wanted to try a cruise to see would we like it.before I start I'm a smoker,love any type of food and speak my mind.the first ... Read more
28SAC
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
56 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We have been back a couple of weeks now to recover from a fantastic cruise on the 20 year old Discovery. There are some tell tale signs of aging but overall the ship is superb throughout. We were delayed an hour at Birmingham airport ... Read more
Helpful? Thank 28SAC

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