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"Family of 5 with 3 teenage boys age 14,16,18 First time on a cruise. I really don't know where to start, On booking this cruise we were told that the ship was old but still in lovely condition, I went into..."Read More
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Fantastic Voyage

Review for Island Escape to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Richard Simpson

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Boarded the ship in Palma on the 13th October, for what was its penultimate cruise. The ship left port at 23.00 and it was apparent it was a bit rough, leading to the first day at sea, being a nightmare, Both myself and partner had to get seasick pills, for the first time I have to say, normally ok in rough weather. After our first stop the weather calmed and the rest of the cruise was just ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Departure Port: Tunis (La Goulette)

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2nd time

Review for Island Escape to Mediterranean

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sandgrowners

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

This was our second cruise on Island Escape ,we wanted to spend another week aboard before her retirement. Food again adequate ,lots of choice and themed evenings also it was nice to dine at the Oasis for a change one evening. We found the inclusive drinks to our taste and didn't feel the need to upgrade . Although the ship is tired in places we found it clean and our cabin spotless . This time ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Departure Port: Tunis (La Goulette)

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2nd and final time

Review for Island Escape to Mediterranean

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sandgrowners

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

This was our second time on Island Escape as wanted to go again before her retirement . The weather wasn`t as kind to us this time and some ports were changed however this didn`t stop us enjoying ourselves. Ship was spotlessly clean like last time and our cabin was more than adequate .Food was plentiful and we also chose to dine at the Oasis restaurant for some fine dining. Drinks included we ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Departure Port: Tunis (La Goulette)

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Excellent Cruise

Review for Island Escape to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Dishires

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

we set sail on the Tapas & Tagine cruise from Palma 6 October 2015. All the travel arrangements were well arranged by Thomsons. The ship itself is quite dated and does need updating but was always clean and tidy. The cabin (9500) was adequate and reasonably comfortable. The housekeeping staff did a fine job every day. The food was varied, well presented and tasty. We went to all 3 ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Departure Port: Tunis (La Goulette)

Cabin Type: Oceanview

2 Helpful Votes


Excellent Value

Review for Island Escape to Mediterranean

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NAVYMAN123

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Just got back from a 2 week cruise and stay, went on Island Escape as I enjoyed it so much last year and it is excellent value. I like others am sorry she is going out of service, but it appears the crew have a good chance of staying together on her replacement. I remember Ross Roberts from last year and thought he was good, but this time me and wife had chance to appreciate what a good all round ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Departure Port: Tunis (La Goulette)

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4th Time on Island Escape

Review for Island Escape to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Goldsmith

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

this is our 4th time on this ship as we wanted one last time before it went into dry dock. The ship is old & tired but what a great place to meet people. As always the food was excellent & the staff too. It's a shame it was all inclusive as we did not get our monies worth as we don't drink that much but the drinks we had were good. Our cabin 9514 which I chose was very disappointing very small ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Departure Port: Tunis (La Goulette)

Cabin Type: Oceanview

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Good Ports; Terrible Ship

Review for Island Escape to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Morizot

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Cramped ship Lots of horrible people getting drunk, the public areas smelt of sick. The food was tasteless in the main restaurant The paying restaurant was good however and the ports were wonderful This is the first bad cruise we have been on The buffet style meals meant we had fewer chances to talk to fellow passengers as people were constantly on the move. I prefer a set menu ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Departure Port: Tunis (La Goulette)

Cabin Type: Oceanview

3 Helpful Votes


Be prepared for Benidorm at sea.

Review for Island Escape to Mediterranean

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dogsbowlucks

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

I will try to be a constructive as i can as we enjoyed the concept of the cruise but NOT the Islands Escape Ship. Arriving at the port and going through all the boarding process is very easy and got to our cabin without a problem. We then went for a wonder and headed for the Beachcomber for a cold drink and a snack. I have to say it wasn't that bad but bear in mind that everything you eat ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Departure Port: Tunis (La Goulette)

Cabin Type: Oceanview

2 Helpful Votes


Island Escape Two Week Cruise

Review for Island Escape to Mediterranean

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Von K

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We arrived at Palma on 1st Sept 2015 transfers to ship was well organised and efficient. Cabin was small but sufficient steward service was vey good. Koko even repaired a little alarm clock we thought was broken and put back in cabin for us (excellent service). Entertainment crew were brilliant all shows by them were great and the rest of team were fun and friendly doing all bingo quizzes games ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Departure Port: Tunis (La Goulette)

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