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Las Palmas (Gran Canaria) First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Las Palmas (Gran Canaria)

Traveler rating

Excellent

16

Very Good

1

Average

4

Poor

3

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Family Cruises

28

First-Time Cruisers

26

Senior Cruises

10

Entertainment Cruises

10

Repositioning Cruises

7

26 Las Palmas (Gran Canaria) First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews


Casualeye avatar

Casualeye

2 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Silver Wedding Cruise

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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


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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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Ju- mai

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent first time cruise

We were very apprehensive of our 2 week cruise after all the negative reviews on this site. We couldn't have been more pleasantly surprised. Our cabin was perfectly adequate with fresh towels and cleaned twice a ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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Real Tippster

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Lovely Family Cruise

For a first time family cruise this was great, don't put down by the negative reviews I think some people expect too much. Remember how much your paying ! You get to see a different place every day, the staff are ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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kath-pickup

1 Review Written

What a disappointment!

We booked the New Year cruise mainly to see the fire works in Funchal on New Years Eve. My husband became ill on the flight out & spent two days on a drip on the medical ward. His care was excellent. Our cabin was ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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hammer24a

1 Review Written

Well worth paying extra for a balcony room

This was our first ever cruise and as a repositioning cruise, it was very reasonably priced. When we booked, there were no single person supplements so we decided to book one balcony room and an inside room to save ...
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Sail Date March 2014


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viviento

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise

Flew from Cardiff to Tenerife.Coach to port where everything was explained to use about boarding ship as this was our first cruise. Boarded ship and taken to our cabin by a nice Phillipino lady, shown where all the ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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spottydog

1 Review Written

1st Cruise. Average Experience

Read loads of reports on forums and agree with most of the 3 star ratings. We also have some friends who have been on this ship before. Some things people find fault with are ridiculous. Plastic plates drop the ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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Buddingtraveller83

1 Review Written

An amazing week on the Dream

My wife and I had our first cruise and loved it... Why? Yes the destinations were great, the weather, food and drink was great but it is the staff that make this cruise. They work so hard it is unbelievable. Most do ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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Sparkyfive

1 Review Written

Island Escape Med Adventure

This was our first cruise and first package holiday! I traveled with my mother who is in her 60s and we usually enjoy city breaks, Barcelona being one of our favourites but decided this year that a cruise would be a ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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Deberoon

1 Review Written

No rating

wonderful cruise! Ignore the moaners!

We have just returned from our first cruise and have to say what a wonderful time we had! The staff are the people who made this holiday for us they just couldnt do enough, they were all friendly polite and ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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Wanderers14

1 Review Written

50th birthday disaster

Travelled on this ship from 28th May and during the week started to hear a few unbelievable stories about the week before. I booked the Deluxe Balcony cabin, one at the back of the ship, imagining sitting out there ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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TheDream2012**

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Treasures of the Mediterranean

I was very dubious about going on a cruise because of all the bad press with regards to the ship that sank earlier this year however I am completely converted. I felt totally safe and as someone who also suffers ...
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Sail Date May 2012


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wrisberg

1 Review Written

Family of 5 -Virgin Cruisers

We flew from Newcastle to Palma, and arrived just after 11am, however it took us over 4 hours to actually get on the boat, even though we were last on the coach at the airport it still sat there for another 30 ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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Roy Sigs

1 Review Written

1st Cruise aand moe than possible our last cruise

I was really disappointed in this 1st Experience of a cruise. We traveled in a group of 51. Had we been on our own I would have got off before we sailed and paid for a flight home. Fortunately being in a group made ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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p24296

2 Reviews Written

Bitten by the cruising bug!!

Thomson Dream- Treasures of the Mediterranean 16-23 July- Cruise and Stay Where to begin.....one of our best holidays ever! From the outset I have to say that we had booked this 12 months in advance, to ...
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Sail Date July 2011


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jenmcb

1 Review Written

Back To Earth With A Bang!

I have been spoiled for holidays for life! Nothing is ever going to compare to a cruise! From start to finish everything was absolutely amazing. I honestly couldn't fault anything. As first time cruisers, Mum ...
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Sail Date June 2011


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sspclarke

3 Reviews Written

1st Cruise - Grandeur of the seas

This was our first cruise and we thought we would try it with an American company and heard that RCI GOS was coming to Western Europe for the first time in May.Amazing price we only paid £460 inc Gratuities...! ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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marmalade

1 Review Written

Absolutely awful.

This was our first cruise - family with a 2 year old. We went to our local Thomsons to book a holiday to Turkey an were talked into this " amazing, unforgettable, I've been and booked again already" cruise. our ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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G2010

3 Reviews Written

Wish I was still DREAMing

As a first time cruiser and after reading so many bad reviews I was wary about the state of the Thomson Dream before I went on my holiday. After a returning I am now looking into which itinerary I should try next ...
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Sail Date July 2010


claire avatar

claire

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

ISLAND ESCAPE - FIRST TIME CRUISE - NOT DISAPPOINTED

I have just returned from a one week cruise to the western med on the Island Escape and was not disappointed. (Just to mention before anyone thinks we are easily satisfied, my partner and I are extremely well ...
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Sail Date July 2010


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Juice39

1 Review Written

Sweet Dreams

As soon as we got onto the ship a pleasant young man offered to carry our hand luggage and locate our cabin. This set the tone for the rest of the cruise - all the staff were most pleasant, friendly and helpful. The ...
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Sail Date June 2010


DawnG avatar

DawnG

1 Review Written

Disappointing

Firstly I would like to commend the crew, every single one, aboard this ship for their professionalism in working in what is clearly very adverse conditions! They still managed to remain pleasant, helpful and loyal ...
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Sail Date May 2010


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SHEPSHOME

1 Review Written

WHAT A NIGHTMARE

The Thomson Dream is described as a 5 Star Luxury Cruiser. From a distance it looks it. Get up closer and you can see the battle scars that this ship has suffered, before a paint job by Thomson. I am not going to ...
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Sail Date May 2010


gdess59 avatar

gdess59

1 Review Written

50 percent good

Having read the early reviews it was with some trepidation that my wife and I boarded the Dream for the Med Explorer cruise. This was our first cruise and has been rebooked as we had cancelled the Island escape ...
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Sail Date May 2010


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