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207 Thomson Senior Cruise Reviews
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39
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44
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sootymotto
Member Since 2016
1 review
17 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
13 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
11 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
139 forum posts
7 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
42 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
33 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
vivento
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2016
Wanted to visit Rome and Pisa unfortunately DUE TO BAD ORGANISATION BY TOUR MANAGER WE WERE LEFT OFF THE CRUISE TO ROME .which was the main reason for booking this trip. Very dissapointed with his attitude regarding the whole mess up, in ... 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
17 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
19 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
10 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
9 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
7 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
thickneck
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
chose this cruise to celebrate our golden wedding.overall we were dissappointed with the whole experience.it seemed to us,all thomson were interested in was extracting as much money out of the passengers as possible.the ship is thirty ... Read more
Gormars
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This was our third cruise on the Dream and overall probably the best we have had on the ship so far and the two weeks were chosen due to the itineraries. It was two years ago since our last trip on the ship and noticed improvements, one ... Read more
bazzer12
Member Since 2010
5 reviews
16 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose this cruise because we liked the itinerary..We had only been to 2 of the planned ports of call, & was one of the best itineraries that we have been on. Having been on the Dream back in February, we new what to ... Read more
Steve Garner
Member Since 2016
1 review
17 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose this cruise purely because of the itinerary. It had some of the destinations that we had never visited before. The Croatian destinations were brilliant and well worth a return. However the Celebration failed to live up to the ... Read more
lynnehullfc1950
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
we chose this cruise because of the destinations and it was recommended to us from our daughter and son in law who went on a cruise last year on the Thomsons dream who also came on this cruise with us along with our granddaughter who is ... Read more
margaret1279
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
This was recommended to us as the one, very disappointing .the entertainment was rubbish same turns every night just a video playing and far too loud. The worst cruise ever .the ship is nice but needs a lot to improve .also a lack of ... Read more
kentmick
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
9 forum posts
28 helpful votes
My wife and I have cruised with Thomson 8 times and have always enjoyed them. We decided to 'splash out' and book a balcony cabin on the Discovery. After reading some of the reviews about kids running wild, not getting drinks at the bar, ... Read more
Clarkeylj
Member Since 2016
1 review
26 helpful votes
There were three generations travelling from 6 to 75, Thomsons offer something for every generation in a relaxed atmosphere with lots of choices. This was our second Thomsons cruise and we couldn't fault it. If you would enjoy a ... Read more
Ian Raw
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 helpful votes
This was our first cruise as my wife and daughter have 'motion sickness'. No need to worry!! The ship is very stable and we all had a super trip. Check in was simple and effective with luggage being delivered to our cabin Staff and ... Read more
bexleyheath boy
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We chose this cruise for the destinations which were all great , you cannot visit so many places in 14 days , in addition the weather was excellent , so from that point of view no problem , The ship though is a logistical nightmare on ... Read more

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