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28 Thomson Transatlantic Cruise Reviews

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mansej
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
55 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
We flew from Gatwick to Las Palmas to join the Dream on December 5th, 2015 for a 17 day cruise across the Atlantic. Embarkation onto the ship was swift and painless. As we had sailed on her before we found our own way to our cabin which ... Read more
Meltis46
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
This was our second time on the Dream, the first was three years ago and it was poor, we gave it another go because we new about the refurbishments, plus we had a very good cruise on the Celebration in Nov 2014. How these two ships can ... Read more
weshpenguin
Member Since 2009
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
What a great time we had on the Thomson Dream for the transatlantic cruise 'Beyond the Sunset'. We chose to embark in Gran Canaria, then enjoyed stops in La Gomera & Cape Verde before crossing the Atlantic to the Caribbean. I'll ... Read more
sunshinergirl
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Love the Dream Love the ports of call Weather great. Entertainment not as good as previous transatlantic same old shows not as many guest acts Hardly any live music on deck in the afternoons too many quizes. The comedy club was very ... Read more
ELSK
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We have enjoyed 3 cruises on The Celebration previously so we knew what to expect from the ship and had chosen our cabin so we were pleasantly surprised to find it had been spruced up with new upholstery and carpets. We settled in quickly ... Read more
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fredmoss2
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
The Good. The crew from captain to cabin boy worked their socks off to make this an enjoyable experience. The show boys and girls deserve special mention displaying talents that must surely merit the attention of West End producers. ... Read more
TonyBooth
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
(A review of our Transatlantic Moments holiday) My partner and I have cruised with several holiday companies before, both separately and together, so this is a reasonable and comparative review of our Thomson Celebration experience. Our ... Read more
lauranbrown1
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
Forgot to write a review at the time but just want to say what a fantastic cruise we had! We did the transatlantic from the canaries over to the Caribbean. It was our first cruise and we loved every minute of it. The ship was great- very ... Read more
11057
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
Returned home on 24th December after great itinerary on Thomson Dream. Developed cruise cough a few days before the end of the cruise along with many others. Still got it 10 days later.  It seemed to be rife, with tales of visits to ... Read more
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helen 324
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed December 2014
I have just returned from a fabulous cruise with Thomson on the transatlantic crossing and had the best weather one could expect hot hot .yes there was a lot of coughing and a cold virus which I also caught, but luckily that was the last ... Read more
Mari439
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
Just been on the Thomson Dream on the Transatlantic Sunrise and was very disappointed with many aspects of it. Whilst we were more than happy with food and cabin we thought the general entertainment could have been better. Although the ... Read more
woobugs
Member Since 2014
1 review
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Had a very comfortable flight to Barbados for our 3 week cruise.We have cruised 80+ times on various lines and make a point not to compare,as with all lines there are plus and minus points.I have never written a review before and we are ... Read more
An rook
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
When we booked this Transatlantic cruise with friends! I was a little concerned how I would cope with being at sea for a long time, not being the best sailor in the world, and the Dream not being the biggest ship in the world. I needn't ... Read more
AlanJ54
Member Since 2014
1 review
13 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first cruise, suggested as a celebration holiday by the Thomson travel agents. With the premium seat upgrade, the flight out was good. Having our baggage transferred from the plane straight to the ship was very welcome and ... Read more
misterchef
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2014
flew to Barbados and cruised back to the Med for 3 weeks on Thomson Dream with my wife, sister and her husband. They found the deal and are experienced cruisers but this was our first and not as good as we had hoped or expected. The ship ... Read more
darlomag
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2014
Having cruised with Thomson before and having been on the Celebration last year Thomsons other platinum ship we were really looking forward to the Dream. We flew from Newcastle and having booked extra legroom we had a very pleasant ... Read more
beth.russell
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We are frequent Thomson cruisers and have been on the Dream on four previous occasions. We like the 'Thomson product' i.e. the warm, friendly and unpretentious atmosphere, good service and excellent entertainment. This cruise was a new ... Read more
moilabh
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Went on the re-positioning cruise from the Med to Caribbean from Lisbon. I had taken the family on the ship last Christmas and was expecting some recognition of the fact, but after them asking the question on a pre-trip questionnaire, I ... Read more
rosec
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2013
We booked this 22 day cruise from Lisbon across to the Caribbean only 10 days before departure. We were not sure what to expect and for the price that we paid we would have been prepared to put up with a few problems/niggles. But we can ... Read more
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baxter19
Member Since 2012
1 review
12 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2013
Flew on sunday 14th april on delayed flight from Manchester due to person being ill on plane,captain put plane back on stand till medics gave ok 1.15min later flight was ok.Landed only to find we was 4th plane in had to wait for buses ... Read more
jane60
Member Since 2010
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2012
We have cruised with Thomson before and had a great time however this cruise was different. We new that there was a problem from the first night.Our cabin was on deck 7 directly beneath the Medusa lounge.The noise from the Medusa lounge ... Read more
Deepsix
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Great having checked cases in UK and to not see them again until the cabin, however after a long old flight, dehydrated had to cram onto a small mini bus for the 40 mins journey to the port, however bus stank of sweat! we were then made to ... Read more
deepsix
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
120 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed April 2012
Great having checked cases in UK and to not see them again until the cabin, however after a long old flight, dehydrated had to cram onto a small mini bus for the 40 mins journey to the port, however bus stank of sweat! we were then made to ... Read more
acmar
Member Since 2002
1 review
149 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Airport and check in. We arrived at Manchester Airport just under two and a half hours before the fight. There was already a fairly long queue but it moved quite quickly. Half way through we were handed details of our Cabin Number, ... Read more
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Tony Ellingham
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2012
4 of us have just completed The Caribbean Crossing on Thomson Dream. Checked our luggage in at Manchester and didn't see it again until we arrived at our cabins. Flight to Barbados was good, apart from about an hour of turbulence. ... Read more

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