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Canary Islands Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Canary Islands
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

17

Very Good

10

Average

10

Poor

2

Terrible

4

Cruise type

Family Cruises

277

Senior Cruises

201

First-Time Cruisers

106

Romantic Cruises

102

Holiday Cruises

46

46 Canary Islands Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews


Wendy Channing avatar

Wendy Channing

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Boring - little effort made by P&O

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I was so looking forward to my first Christmas Cruise - but 16 nights later I was glad to disembark- disappointed is an understatement - the entertainment was dreadful - and the entertainment team - all five of them ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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MBLangton

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

A very pleasant way to spend Christmas 2016

This was our first experience, as sixty-somethings, of cruising and, overall, we were not disappointed. The Queen Elizabeth may lack the exterior grace of its earlier namesake (the 1938 version), but offers ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Dobbin51

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very disappointing Christmas cruise

Having cruised with Thomson before on both Destiny and Celebration we were looking forward to a fantastic Christmas cruise on Thomson Majesty. This was the first time we had been away from home at Christmas and ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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RSheridan94

1 Review Written

Very Dissappointed with Queen Elizabeth Christmas/New Year Cruise 2014

In Summary - Overall not good value for money. Not the Festive Cruise we had expected. New year's day fireworks in harbour at Tenerife out of sight from our berth. Details Embarkation - Reasonable with wheel chair ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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Parsman

15 Reviews Written

46 Helpful Votes

Christmas and New Year cruise

We sailed on the "Balmoral" on 21 December. The "meet and greet" parking at Southampton was very courteous and efficient. Although the City cruise terminal was being renovated the temporary departure lounge was ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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veronica watkin

1 Review Written

Not good

We were so disappointed in our cruise with Thomson at Christmas 2014 around the Canary Islands. We have cruised many times with Thomsons, last Christmas was great on the Celebration, but this year was a shambles. We ...
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Sail Date December 2014


L Wilson avatar

L Wilson

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

We were on the Christmas Cruise to the Canary Islands, we paid the Cunard Fare so we had a very nice cabin with balcony, The food was very good except for Christmas Day we were expecting something a bit special but ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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breynolds

1 Review Written

Very Disappointed xmas and new year cruise

This is our 5th xmas/new year cruise with Thomson and I am afraid to say probably our last! The staff have changed from being happy/chatty to dull and miserable looking. I am not saying they do not work hard, as ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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simale

3 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Christmas on msc Armonia

We chose to spend our Christmas on msc Armonia, and we had a wonderful week. First let me point out the not so good aspects: the transfer and flight we had from Rome was very bad: time, transfer and flight itself ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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marybor

6 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Family Christmas Cruise

It was my first time cruising with family, son, daughter-in-law, granddaughter 16 and grandson 10. Having cruises previously with different cruise lines, it was my first time with MSC and they did not disappoint. ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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houseflag

11 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Old Smokey; Thomson Majesty

Thomson Majesty – (Old Smokey) Sailed on the Majesty from 19th to 26th December - Canary Islands. We joined the ship in Tenerife but unfortunately several hundred other passengers arrived at the same time as ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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peterblue

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Christmas Celebrations

We have just returned from our Christmas Cruise on Queen Victoria to Madeira and the Canary Islands. We travelled to Southampton the day before and stayed at the Meon Valley Marriott Hotel. This included a nights ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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ursinebernese

1 Review Written

Short Flight and an Ideal Destination for This Time of Year

I just read 2 conflicting reviews on this cruise and I appreciate a review is only someones opinion so here is another one! In January 2015 we cruised with NCL Getaway (Southampton to New York) and going from their ...
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Sail Date December 2014


LewCrew avatar

LewCrew

4 Reviews Written

Singing the praises of NCL Spirit Canary Island Cruise

This was our first cruise with NCL, but it will not be our last. To sum it up in a few words it was excellent. We showed up for embarkation at 11:45 and the line up was less than 15 minutes. We had our photo taken ...
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Sail Date March 2014


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Darcy's girl

1 Review Written

Great cruise as expected

We wanted to escape the Xmas madness in the UK and treated ourselves to a Xmas and new year cruise to get some sun. We have had two previous summer cruises so were looking forward to trying a winter one. We had a ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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bazin74logn

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

No rating

Cruise P403 - The Cruise to Hell and Back

This was advertised as a Christmas and New Year Cruise aboard the Marco Polo. We booked this cruise on the basis of our first experience on this ship in September 2012 when we enjoyed the 'Round the Islands Cruise', ...
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Sail Date December 2013


wmma avatar

wmma

1 Review Written

Lovely Experience

My husband and I just returned from our first European trip (from United States). We spent two days in Barcelona before boarding the NCL Spirit. We had a surprising quick check-in process and experiences nothing but ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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pendlegirl

1 Review Written

Very dissapointing. It's a 'no' to Thomson cruises in the future

We went on the Celebration for Christmas and the New Year and after a fantastic time on the Majesty last year we had high expectations for a great time this year. After promoting the ship as a 'Platinum' ship we ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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desmacruise

10 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Wonderful cruise on Norwegian Spirit

We are just returning from an excellent cruise to Canary Islands on Norwegian Spirit. Everything was wonderful from Embarkation to disambarkation, all employees on the ship try to please you in anyway they can, the ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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Johnduckenfiel

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Christmas cruise

Sailed from Southampton on 21st Dec. for the Canaries. This is the first time we have sailed with P and O,although we have sailed before with their sister company, Princess. Well what can I say, although the ship ...
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Sail Date December 2013


MartC6 avatar

MartC6

1 Review Written

Queen Victoria Christmas Voyage 2013

This was the first time we've been on a Cunard ship, I knew all the history, Queen Mary, Elizabeth, QE2, QM2 etc and always wondered what it would be like. We went as a family of nine to have the ultimate Christmas ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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vodkasue

3 Reviews Written

Not a Christmas Cruise at all, just a cruise at Christmas !!

This was our third cruise on the Celebration this year and since April we have seen a decline . We did voice our concerns in August but was informed by Thomson Customer Service that they were sorry they did not meet ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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rowtone

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

christmas !!!

we have recently returned from the christmas cruise to the canary`s apart from the rough weather which p&o have no control over the cruise went quite well mainly due to the efforts of the captain Neil Turnbull [who ...
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Sail Date December 2013


creakin avatar

creakin

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Queen Victoria Christmas 2013 Cruise

Our cruise began on the 21st Dec 13 at Southampton, the process of getting onboard was stress free, and took in total around 15 minutes. We pulled up at the ship dropped off the luggage (and my wife) I then drove ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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Rossi1948

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Never again

I know some people thought this cruise was fine and have even re-booked for next year but for the life of me I cannot understand why. I don't go on holiday to pick fault but I have nothing good to say about the ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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