This cruise was a birthday present for our granddaughter. She chose this because it went to all the places she wanted to visit. This is our 26th cruise and have experienced many cruise lines but would not cruise Marella again. Butlins at sea it certainly was. Tui flights there and back were a nightmare, we flew from Leeds Bradford and noticed other companies were not having delays and baggage problems. There are far too many differences between this and other cruise lines to write about. Sunbeds cramed together side by side no space between, two very small pools no where near big enough for 2000 people. Aircon in cabin was so noisy it was impossible to sleep with it on so very hot at night. Excursion a total rip off. Shows were all the same no matter what they were called, every song sounded just like every other, loud jazzed up noise. The worst rip off being charged £16 for a can of hair lacquer. The only plus side were the staff and Rod the pianist.