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190 Thomson Senior Cruise Reviews
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Stupot1
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 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
9 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
4 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
3 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
3 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
Helpful? Thank brids
Mike AMK
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 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
2 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
92 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
Helpful? Thank dado
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
11 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
73 forum posts
5 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
37 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
Philliro
Member Since 2016
1 review
30 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
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
shipwright1953
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This was our first cruise (couple 59 /63 )seemed to be a good value for money cruise but we were a little disappointed, cabin on deck 8 was ok but a bit small and lacking in clothes storage space, staff worked very hard to keep the ship ... Read more
rko@blueyonder.co.uk
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Family suite was the pull on this occasion , coupled with the itinerary. I have cruised with Thomson on umpteen occasions over the last decade on all its ships (8 times on Island Escape) + & never had cause to complain - this time one ... Read more
Lenny005
Member Since 2016
1 review
18 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Previous cruise on the Dream 2 years ago was a great success. Found staff very helpful,friendly. We found our cabin very clean and a lovely comfortable bed.we had two octogenarian fathers with us and cabin location was brilliant. ... Read more
Pat k
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Great time doing a back to back cruise the Greek islands and the Croatian coast ,ship spotless ,we had an outside cabin on deck 7 bigger than expected comfortable bed looked after very well by Juni who was very friendly and hardworking . ... Read more
Helpful? Thank Pat k
hamerjoy@yahoo.co.uk
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Adriatic Affair/Taste of The Adriatic.September 8th to 22nd. Embarkation good, cases outside our cabin very quickly.If you want a peaceful secluded cabin without any corridor noise from other guests I can recommend number 51 on Deck 8 ... Read more
R HAZEL
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We were pleased with the cruise. The ship was nice and spacious. Food was of a good standard, but a bit repetitive with the desserts. Staff were very helpful and friendly. The shows were good but it would be nice to involve the audience ... Read more
wryneck42@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
Just returned from a cruise on the 'Discovery' and can't believe some of the negative reviews already written on this site! - obviously professional whingers or just miserable, as cruising is what you make it and about relaxing & ... Read more

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