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Canary Islands First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Canary Islands
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

60

Very Good

16

Average

9

Poor

10

Terrible

9

Cruise type

Family Cruises

277

Senior Cruises

201

First-Time Cruisers

106

Romantic Cruises

102

Spring Break Cruises

68

106 Canary Islands First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews


Lainey D avatar

Lainey D

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

We couldn't fault anything

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This was our first cruise and we really couldn't fault anything. From booking in the Louth branch of Thomson with the wonderful help of Sophie, to arriving back home it all went like clockwork. We had chosen an ...
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Sail Date March 2017


London Pete avatar

London Pete

1 Review Written

Britannia such a true british ship. (Royal Britannia all the way)

We wanted to go on the Britannia as it looked so British and she lived up to all we expected and more, cabin with balcony was great you need this for a 2 week cruise. Stewardess to our cabin was always on hand and ...
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Sail Date May 2016


Sanlougov avatar

Sanlougov

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Excellent, incredible and amazing!!

1st cruise and I was not disappointed! Arrived at the port at around 10am and got parked up and checked in immediately. We only had a 30 minute wait in the terminal before we were called to embark. We were on ...
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Sail Date October 2016


W33gee avatar

W33gee

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Amazing holiday

First time cruisers and it won't be the last. From the moment we stepped on the ship we were not disappointed. The staff were exceptional. They couldn't do enough for us. Cabin stewardess was great. Food was out of ...
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Sail Date June 2016


Casualeye avatar

Casualeye

2 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Silver Wedding Cruise

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 ...
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Sail Date March 2016


Leswalker avatar

Leswalker

1 Review Written

34 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Experience

Read a few bad reviews prior to my first ever experience of cruising.What a load of rubbish,If you are a snob,or pompous like formal nights every night then this is not the ship for you.If you like being looked ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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jammiejam91

1 Review Written

54 Helpful Votes

One word to describe the cruise and it was WOW.

Just returned back from the colourful coast on the majesty. The whole experience right from the flight to the cruise was out of this world. This was my first cruise, and I was a solo traveller, the flight was smooth ...
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Sail Date March 2016


MrsOgg avatar

MrsOgg

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Value

Having read previous reviews, like others I was apprehensive about our holiday, however I worried needlessly. We had a great time. Transfer from the airport was approx 50 mins, embarkation was seamless, took ...
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Sail Date February 2016


Macey77 avatar

Macey77

1 Review Written

47 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise

As first timers on a cruise after reading some of the reviews on here we were worried about going but I really do not understand why people complain. The ship itself was lovely( but I do appreciate we have ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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the owl and the pussycat

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruise; the Good, Bad, and the Ugly

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2016


BillUKm52 avatar

BillUKm52

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Very Dissapointed

This cruise was a total let down! thank god most of the staff were great or l would have got off and flown home. The ship needs major works done to it as its so tired and in places is a mess, cabins are compact to ...
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Sail Date February 2016


tinymaze avatar

tinymaze

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Most Disappointing

This was me and my mums first cruise and got to say we wont be doing another one. absolutely disappointed with it. My mum's always wanted to do a cruise and thought, this would be a good first time cruise but ...
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Sail Date February 2016


Maxine Cook avatar

Maxine Cook

1 Review Written

85 Helpful Votes

Worst holiday experience of our entire lives and terrible company to deal with

Where do I begin? This experience was one absolutely, without question, straight from hell. We waited for almost twenty years for our Marco Polo experience, and we cannot believe how truly horrible it really ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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griffster

3 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

First Ever Cruise

my husband and I took our first ever cruise on board P/O VENTURA on the 2 January 2016. we stayed overnight on the 1 jan at wetherby service hotel, and cruise connect picked us up the following morning at 7.30. we ...
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Sail Date January 2016


Hollinsval avatar

Hollinsval

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

First and Last

This was my first ever cruise and will be my last cruise! The late departure was because of their poor embarkation procedures. We were due to board at 14:30 and didn't board until 15:45 even though we were there ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Jeanettewharmby

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Christmas and New Year Canary cruise was our first cruise ever.

We found embarkation was very good & well organised. Cabin with balcony was acceptable & very clean. Service was good & staff was friendly. We were kept well informed of all that was happening. ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Seasoned TravellerX2

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

First and Last Cruise

Ten hour delay from Avonmouth due to bad weather so two excursions cancelled at La Corunna and Gibraltar. Four days at sea in Gale force 4 - 7 winds and then very short trips to Lisbon, Gran Canaria, Tenerife and ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Lorrieannt

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

First Cruise

This was our very first cruise and we loved every aspect of it! Saga really look after their passengers. The pick up and journey to Dover was excellent, as was the embarkation organisation and process. Our cabin was ...
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Sail Date December 2015


Marjorie Blake avatar

Marjorie Blake

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Treated like Royalty!

This was our first cruise ever and it exceeded our expectations. From the start Staff went out of their way to make us feel welcome and catered to our every need. Personnel could not have been friendlier or more ...
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Sail Date December 2015


RosieStay avatar

RosieStay

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Pre Christmas Canary Islands

We embarked in Southampton, we were booked for 14:30 but arrived at about 13:10. CPS took the car straight off us, and the luggage porter was helpful. There we no queues, and we were on board straight away, very ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Worldsmyprawn

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nice Break by All

We did enjoy the cruise but a few parts were disappointing! Are departure was smooth apart from we didn't book parking in advance. We were told just to turn up,it was included in our package and someone would ...
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Sail Date December 2015


ian p avatar

ian p

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruise

This was our first cruise to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary and my 50th birthday. liked the look of the itinerary and the dates were perfect. booked an outside plus cabin as I had read standard cabins ...
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Sail Date October 2015


bobupandown avatar

bobupandown

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Great first cruise; ran like a well oiled machine.

We didn't know what to expect as this was our first cruise. Southampton: Embarkation was brilliantly organised CPS (Cruise Parking service) Attendants took our cases from the boot, next time we saw them was in ...
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Sail Date November 2015


Kim lewis avatar

Kim lewis

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Arcadia, Lovely Ship

This was my first cruise and after reading the recent reviews I was very concerned that I would not have enjoyed it . There was no need to worry as it was brilliant I could not fault this ship in anyway . The crew ...
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Sail Date November 2015


The Dams avatar

The Dams

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great first cruise

We really didn't know what to expect as this as our first cruise but have no complaints really as we thought it was wonderful and service very good at all times. The decor was fine and we are shocked by some peoples ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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