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Las Palmas (Gran Canaria) to Europe - Western Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
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Western Mediterranean
Las Palmas (Gran Canaria)

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58 Las Palmas (Gran Canaria) to Europe - Western Mediterranean Cruise Reviews


johnmunro avatar

johnmunro

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Poor conditions

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Hi just back from a week on the Explorer the flight from Edinburgh was good Transfer was quick.When we got too our cabin the cabin had a bad spell reported too reception fixed straight away smell came back 2 days ...
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Sail Date January 2020


Lyns28 avatar

Lyns28

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Superb winter break

We choose this cruise to escape the Scottish winter and cheer us up in hope of some winter sun in the Canary Islands just after Christmas and New Year I was apprehensive as we were going with 3 generations . ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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shaky boat

2 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Adventures on a rocky boat

We thought , why not cruise around the Canary Isles with Madeira thrown in for good measure . We chose a Junior suite no 10015 on 10th floor , impressed with the cabin and facilities ( except a shower cubicle that ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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FlatPack12345

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Average

We had cruised with Thomsons several times previously and really enjoyed the friendly, personal touch of their Ships. We had tried several other ones over the years and decided to give Marella a go, so booked a ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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mike2607

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Maiden Disappointment

We joined this ship on It’s maiden voyage following a major refit. Unfortunately the refit was not completed before the ship sailed. We arrived in our cabin to find no electricity, safe not working, old shower ...
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Sail Date April 2019


amanda18 avatar

amanda18

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Treasures of the Mediterranean

We chose this cruise mainly for the destinations. Unfortunately due to high winds we were unable to dock in Sicily and this had a knock on effect to our next trip to Sorrento as had to dock in Naples . The ship had ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Flawless1974

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Trying really hard but awful entertainment!

Some lovely restaurants attended by excellent waiting staff. Three of the six restaurants have an additional charge applied. Most of the food was very good with only one or two disappointing meals experienced during ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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jcordaro

1 Review Written

32 Helpful Votes

Excellent First Cruise Experience

My wife and I have just returned from our first 7 day Western Mediterranean cruise aboard the Tui Discovery. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience and found pretty much everything to be complete opposite to some of ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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FrancescaNiel

1 Review Written

Not 5 star but you only get what you pay for

Getting on the ship was speedy enough and we did queue for some unexplained reason, that happened coming off as well. Of the whole cruise it was the rooms that put us off this cruise as they are so small and ...
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Sail Date September 2014


jjson avatar

jjson

1 Review Written

Treasuresmed

Left cold Cardiff to fly to Palma to pick up the Thomson Dream cruise ship. A slight delay, but this didn't put us off. Quick embarkation at port, on ship by 11.45am .Felt like coming home,same cabin on deck 10 that ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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elsbeth28

1 Review Written

The Dream

We found the ship a very friendly, very clean, and there is so much to do on board you should never be bored. there is something for everyone of all ages, you do not need to dress up for dinner, but if you like to ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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BADGER6056

1 Review Written

Fab, Fab, Fab!

Okay the ship is not the most plush ship in the world but then after having some 1500 passengers go through it's doors and corridors every one/two weeks you can't expect it to be! After reading reviews on here I ...
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Sail Date August 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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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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China doll52

4 Reviews Written

Holding on to the Dream

The Dream crew were very efficient when we arrived at 11.15pm and soon had us checked in and on board. We had our safety drill in the disco and by the time we got to our cabin our cases were waiting for us. Our ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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rosiemac7

3 Reviews Written

Perfect trip

we travelled with my son and his new wife for their first cruise.the embarkation queue was lengthy but moved quite fast and within 30 mins we had boarded.we were impressed with the centrum a rea and after signing up ...
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Sail Date September 2012


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Formuladick

1 Review Written

Enjoyable but had a better cruise in 2011

On the whole a good experience,, from the transfer/check-in through the inboard experience and onto departure. A straightforward embarkation process, although a few extra pens being available to complete the ...
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Sail Date July 2012


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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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trixibelle67

1 Review Written

ISLAND ESCAPE 2010 - REALLY ENJOYED IT ...!!!

Island escape We had decided to the the stay and cruise so did a week at the Playa D'jor in Alcudia for the 1st week . The weather was very much on our side in Alcudia , the hotel was lovely , few older ...
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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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pressy

1 Review Written

Quietly Supprised

Prior to sailing we had read many of the reviews published on here and was quietly surprised by what we found. We have previously sailed on other Thomson ships, also Princess and Royal Caribbean. Yes, the ship is ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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figgbee

1 Review Written

An Old Tired Ship, with Institutional Food

The Island Escape is an older and very tired ship. We booked through Thomson's in the UK. This cruise caters to the budget minded British travelers. The food is British and the entertainment is British. We have ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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