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77 Thomson Romantic Cruise Reviews

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callum10
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
From a recommendation of a friend we booked on this cruise our first one. Can say we had a fantastic time. Yes there were a few niggles, but you get that with any holiday I'm sure. The Crew and staff were amazing can't praise them ... Read more
Andy1965
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We had outside plus cabin 6098 on Thomson Dream. Travel date 6/5/2016 to 13/5/2016. Very clean and far more comfortable that I expected. EDY was our cabin steward. Very polite and helpful. We eat most evenings on deck 4 in ... Read more
Winnifred1010
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
First sea cruise; wedding anniversary trip, we are late 50s, this was outside school holiday time deliberately. Researched the ports of call beforehand, comparing self guided tours with those offered by the cruise line. Flights, transfers ... Read more
cldmnobbs
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was our first cruise so did not know what to expect, we were very pleased with everything about the cruise, from the moment we stepped on the ship, we had a basic inside cabin which was small but very sufficient for what we needed, ... Read more
shipshapeUK
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
30 helpful votes
This was our second Thomson cruise having been on the Majesty earlier this year. Despite being an older and smaller ship, the Thomson Spirit was a fantastic choice and I can see why people return to her year after year. Embarkation at ... Read more
TERRY 1948
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2016
Not a good ship been on many thomsons and enjoyed them the pluses entertainment good and our cabin 7077 we feel lucky as many had to move because of flooding and were moved to cabin someone had just moved from kept blaming passengers but ... Read more
iguanas
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We had a brilliant time; Flight to Jamaica was delayed slightly, boarding the ship delayed due to RTA. Went to Honduras and Mexico, it was amazing to wake up at these paradise locations. We did a number of excursions, visit to see and ... Read more
sue oldham
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because we wanted to spend a week in the Caribbean following it, we thoroughly enjoyed our time on the Thomson Dream, it may be an old ship but it was kept immaculate from the cabins and the restaurants and bars down ... Read more
bertie1
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We have taken early retirement and now live in cyprus, a special 60th birthday needed to be celebrated. We have gone on many cruises with many different cruise lines. We booked this 23rd march till 30th march cruise very late, paid for ... Read more
Casualeye
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
24 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Our first cruise. My wife has always wanted to go on a cruise, I prefer to keep my feet on terra firm's, boots on and walking especially in Madeira. This holiday offered both, a cruise for my wife and a visit to my favourite place. The ... Read more
LisaMarie49
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
75 helpful votes
This was our second cruise with Thomson and you get what you pay for basically. I've just read one negative review that made me determined to put my views on record. The review I have just read banged on about lack of standards, poor ... Read more
stevieshoe
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
41 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Ok, so we've been on a couple of cruises before (around the Aegean and Red Sea) and this was our 3rd time on the Celebration (have also been on the Majesty). We know what to expect on a Thomson cruise and we weren't disappointed. Some ... Read more
twinturbomike
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
41 helpful votes
This was our second cruise, both with Thomson, the first being on the Thomson Dream last February. I'll break my review down into the following sections so you don't have to read it all if you don't want to (it's long but hopefully ... Read more
Saldev
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
JOURNEY: very easy to check in online few days before and then just drop off bags-and not see them again until we got on board the ship-this was great and took away all the stress of travelling -The dream liner is a fab plane and a very ... Read more
frankdevon
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
We booked only 2 weeks before our cruise, itinerary was not what it should have been, when asking about this the receptionist told us we had no right to complain that our contract we had with Thompson we would have to abide with this even ... Read more
the owl and the pussycat
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Pre curise booking was a nightmare - so many errors - had to go into travel shop three times and was still not sorted by the time we left re flights. Seating on aircraft very compact - upgrade if you can but avoid seats right next to the ... Read more
cerdav22
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
I read some reviews before we left, could not believe some of the reviews that had been left on the Celebration. I have Been on the Thomson Celebration before so knew what to expect. We had an inside cabin with a double bed on the second ... Read more
Tigseoul
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
This was our first cruise and first time to the Careibran. As other reviews state the Celebration is a little faded, but saying that it was lovely to be on a 'proper ship' and the fact that it was small meant that it was very friendly. All ... Read more
irnbru
Member Since 2004
3 reviews
414 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
FLIGHT Good flight, on time. No TV to watch or food supplied but onboard food and drink available to purchase. EMBARKATION Hassle free. Stepped off the bus and joined a very short queue to register our bank cards, check in and be ... Read more
bloodhound36
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Saying goodbye to your luggage at Birmingham is the start to our holiday as you wont see them again until you enter your cabin on the "Celebration" in beautiful Barbados. As first time cruisers we chose this particular trip as ... Read more
sherl123
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We went for our honeymoon. We arrived in the embarkation area to be greeted by a miserable girl who never once smiled and told us we had to register a debit card with her or deposit £200 on board at Reception as this was their ... Read more
Smoochsan
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Went for Christmas and had a lovely time, our stewardesse, Baby is a lovely girl and kept the room spotless and always complemented me on my evening wear, some days we didn't get up till late but she always serviced the room. We had a ... Read more
Tommyteacake
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
7 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We previously sailed on the Celebration, same itinary. Bad choice!! We nearly gave up on Thomson cruises because of that experience but decided to give Thomson anothe go, and we are glad we did. The Majesty is a much nicer ship than ... Read more
Lorraine 50
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Our flight ,transfer and check in we're all fine .check in was quick and efficient . We were taken to our cabin which was clean but very tired and small we only had an inside cabin but I would advise booking a plus a basic inside ... Read more
Barbados 15
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
After reading a lot of negative reveiws we where apprehensive on going on The Celebration. It didn't have the wow factor as we approached the dock in Barbados. All the other ships dwarfed it. But as soon as we started going through ... Read more

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