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201 Thomson Senior Cruise Reviews
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79
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37
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42
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Christaffy
Member Since 2017
1 review
14 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Please do not go by other ratings. We boarded the ship and were well looked after from start to finish. The crew were amazing so friendly and so helpful. We really enjoyed the entertainment team lead by Taylor, great fun. We really enjoyed ... Read more
Willington
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We have just returned from the Thompson Celebration Arabian Nights cruise 31st January 2017 and I will endeavor to provide an honest overview of our experience, our embarkation went well we were continually moving with little queuing. You ... Read more
Rally Girl
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Went to travel agents looking for a good deal & certainly got one, £1,400 for 2 people, this included our seats booked on plane and a pre-booked mid ship outside cabin on deck 4. After booking and reading reviews, very ... Read more
LINDA1956
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the itinerary, the brochure description and travel agent recommendations to celebrate a special birthday. Dreamliner flight was fine, except for the poor entertainment offer which made the 9 hour flight ... Read more
westie23
Member Since 2017
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Having experienced a lovely holiday on the Majesty in 2015, we decided to add a weeks cruise onto a hotel holiday for the first week in January. Sadly standards have slipped in all areas of the ship and it was altogether a very ... Read more
2788joyce
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
10 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We chose this cruise as something special for our golden wedding anniversary. When we booked it at our local Thomson shop we told them why we were booking it, and they said they would inform Thomson of our special day. We have only ever ... Read more
Keithj
Member Since 2017
1 review
18 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Well let's start with the positives, flight out on Thomson Dreamliner very good, seating,food,entertainment,cabin staff excellent. Montego Bay port arrival bit of a shambles, first impressions of ship and cabin ok, all staff cheery and ... Read more
yorkshirepat
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We are seasoned cruisers and have sailed with Thomsons before so we are well aware of the standard or thought we were This ship it is rumoured will be going out of service later this year and it really is not before time. She is very ... Read more
cruise-ahoy
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Went on a two week cruise on the Majesty to the Canaries with Thomson for Xmas and my 70th birthday 2016. On an earlier Thomson cruise in 2016 on the Celebration the cabin was so dilapidated and with the smell of engine fumes that we got ... Read more
Stupot1
Member Since 2016
1 review
17 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
First impresions looked good but not as it seemed. The outside of the ship had a new lick of paint but little had changed on this from its previuos owner. There was definetly a problem with the stabilty of the ship as it swayed from ... Read more
Kangapuss
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
On arrival on the Tui Discovery we made our own way to our cabin on deck 7. We were very pleased with the size and the cleanliness of the accommodation, there was plenty of hanging space not enough drawer space but lots of small shelves. ... Read more
Bogside 1
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
We have been on many cruises and cruise lines ,but when we looked at this one ,flights, All inclusive ,plus free drink package included ,and 14 nights cruising .it was one of the best ever. The food was lovely ,in both restaurants ,our ... Read more
Baxter 007
Member Since 2017
1 review
11 helpful votes
The holiday got of to a good start with out outbound flight on the Dreamliner to Barbados. We stopped in a Gatwick hotel overnight as it was an early flight. Unfortunatley our more local airports, Birmingham and Manchester, did not have ... Read more
brids
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
When we were getting off the Ship the Police were telling the Passengers to take off there, Jewellery and put it in there bags.This was the port Dominican Republic. And sadly a Couple got mugged by Gun-point, and the passengers on the ... Read more
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Mike AMK
Member Since 2016
1 review
17 helpful votes
We chose this cruise by sheer chance, having tussled for weeks with different options for a celebratory holiday for our 40th Anniversary. We were not to regret the choice. While the destinations varied in the degree of interest which ... Read more
Kevcabs
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was my first cruise ,we had a fantastic time the staff were great the food in all restaurants was very good ,we had the drinks package again great value , the ship is a little tired but very clean , the only place i would not go to ... Read more
Lady Daydream
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
A friend booked the cruise and her companion dropped out so I took that place. Lots of interesting ports of call after boarding in Majorca: Cartagena Spain, Gibraltar, Las Palmas Gran Canaria (6 days at sea crossing the Atlantic), Antigua, ... Read more
jake 26
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
128 forum posts
9 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 is the sister ship ... Read more
dado
Member Since 2009
7 reviews
8 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Latest addition to the Thomson fleet the TUI Discovery is an improvement to the cruise ships that Thomson is boasting at the present time. It really does have the WOW factor. First impression is that it is a more modern cruise ship ... Read more
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Dtw278
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
24 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
A Voyage of Discovery We spent a week on Thomson's latest acquisition to the fleet Discovery on a trip around the Med . Having heard that this ship was a huge step up for Thomson and a sign of things to come (more replacements coming in ... Read more
sootymotto
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 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
CliffNI
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Sorry Tui you got it wrong. Lack of supervision and management from the embarkation you seemed to be more interested in the Gala bingo winners than premier paying customers. Up the stairs down the stairs suitcases in this room no on board ... Read more
Gailewis
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 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
dorothy09
Member Since 2016
1 review
116 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We sailed on the Thomson Celebration from September 29 - October 5 on the Eastern Mediterranean trip. It was our first-ever cruise so we were pretty green and did not have anything to compare it with. First impressions were good, ... Read more
Pompey Chimes
Member Since 2016
1 review
40 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

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