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Montego Bay Cruise Reviews

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Montego Bay

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350 Montego Bay Cruise Reviews


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mxb350

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

A Great Cruise BUT some things to consider

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We chose this cruise because we liked the itinerary - it was a bit different than the million other carribean cruises out there. We were on the Exotic Explorer followed by the Cuban Fusion. For those unfamiliar the ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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cara1981

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Good cruise - incompetent operator

As first time cruisers we were apprehensive at the point of booking as this cruise (Cuban Fusion and Pride of Panama) was costing much more than we would usually pay on a holiday but as we were travelling for a 65th ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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tel69

2 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Marella excelled expectations

Chose this cruise due to the ports of call. Flight out from Manchester smooth, excellent onboard service and check in at Montego Bay was efficient.I knew the ship having previously travelled on her when in Royal ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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milreed21

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

The best staff ever!!

This was our first cruise, we were never interested in cruising. Our reason for choosing this cruise was we were able to fly out of Toronto, Ontario (1.5hrs from home) and everything was included for a reasonable ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Girly holiday cruises

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise

My first Marcella Cruise I found the ship and crew and staff very helpful it was also my 1st all inclusive and there was no shortage of drinks all over the ship you had just put your empty glass down and bar staff ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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DJ1973

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Cruise Overall

Went on the Cuban Fusions followed by Pride of Panama cruises on the 29th January. After a rather farsical check in at Birmingham, with 12 available check in desks and only 3 people working it resulted in a ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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msmedstad

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

The ship and the service staff created a wonderful experience

This was our first cruise and being in the service industry we are subjective to service levels relative to overall experience. The cabin size was very adequate and it was serviced daily with impeccablle care and ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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908Gail

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise

My sister from Canada invited me to go on this Cruise with her friends. The ship was extremely clean. The Shows were awesome. There were many other activities including golf and rock climbing. Every night we enjoyed ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Mom22galz

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Pride of Panama

This was a value for money proposition and we were not disappointed in the slightest. Booked our cruise through Sunwing from Toronto, and paid the extra $60 for the premium package. Well worth it, especially if ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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cosytoes

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great itinarary

Outside cabin well fitted out and always kept clean and tidy by excellent steward. All staff friendly and helpful, though they seemed very short staffed in the resatuarnt so all waiters seemed to look after too ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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vintner56

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Unexpectedly disappointing

This was our 10th cruise with Marella (Thomson) and we have also cruised with NCL and Royal Caribbean. We really enjoyed our cruise on Discovery over Christmas 2017 and I suppose we were expecting this cruise to be ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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grig0011

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

AMAZING EXPERIENCE LOVED EVERY MINUTE OF IT!!!!

Do people just go on cruises to moan about things??? Our holiday was perfect from start to finish. The food, the entertainment, the destinations, the excursions, the staff, the cleaners, the ship....everything was ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Bill and Brenda

6 Reviews Written

88 Helpful Votes

Pride of Panama 8 - 15 January 2019

Five Stars * * * * * for our 5th cruise with Thomson/Marella and the 2nd time for Pride of Panama. Booked through Sunwing, we flew from Toronto to Montego Bay, just under 4 hours, no time change. Aircraft (737) ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Lottelliott

3 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Good value for money

We had been on the celebration last year and thought it was very good value for money. The itinerary was great for the discovery 2 so thought we would give it a go. The ship is big and newer than the celebration. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Ojsmum

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Excellent value for your dollar!

Initially we chose this because it seemed like a good deal being a first cruise for thee both of us. We were very pleasantly surprised. The ship is not the newest, best, or the largest and quite frankly I’m glad. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Canadian view point of Marella Discovery 2 Exotic Explorer

This was over Christmas 2018 & New Year, from Jamaica with stops to Belize, Guatemala, Roatan and Mexico. Upon arrival at the cruise ship terminal in Jamaica, we found out there was a mix up with a lot of the ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Red Ray

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

1st Marella cruise - and the last

This was our 14th cruise and as we liked the look of the itinerary decided to give Marella a go after previously being loyal to P&O and Cunard. We did back to back Cuban Fusion and Exotic Explorer cruises so first ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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anagram

5 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

CUBAN FUSION

We chose this cruise for two things , first that it covered Christmas and New year, secondly it was going to Cuba. Flight from Gatwick to Montego Bay was good no problems , arrival was chaotic , wrong forms for ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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SuziPooh1968

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Fabulous 50th Birthday treat and surprise engagement

My partner and I chose Marella Discovery 2 as I had previously been on a smaller cruise (formerly with Thomson) and as it was his first cruise. Also we wanted to do something special/memorable for my 50th birthday. ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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seatman

3 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Interesting cruise

Having been on Discovery1 last march we were interested to see the differences, which were very minor. The crew as on all Marella cruise ships were excellent, and wre always helpful. The ship was in good ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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flash1906

4 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Great value cruise, great service, highly recommended

We have cruised more than 60 times on a variety of cruise lines and while we do have favourites I nevertheless feel able to provide unbiassed reviews on any ship I cruise on. In my view Marella Discovery 2 is ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Technoman2

3 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Pride of Panama and Cuban Fusion

Pride of Panama and Cuban Fusion Cruise The flight from Gatwick took off at 9.30am and was a 10 hr flight due to a head wind the flight back was only 8hrs and 10 mins. On arrival at Jamaica at 2.30pm it was a bit ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Bill0472

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A great cruise on a great ship

Chose the cruise because of the itinerary. Have cruised the Caribbean before but this cruise visited places we had'nt been. Cuba, Costa Rica, Panama and Columbia to name a few. We were delighted to find we not only ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Tidderae

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Brilliant, the bar staff in particular on deck 9.Christopher and his sister Jodi

Arrival at Gatwick did not go according to plan as there was conflict regarding checking our bags in the night before. ON FLY CRUISES YOU CANNOT DO THIs Otherwise embarkation and disembarkation was speedy and ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Cindy M.

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

BEST TRIP EVER!!!

There was an awesome deal through Wagjag & Sunwing so since we'd never been on a cruise before thought we'd try it & so glad we did as it's been our best trip ever by far! I'll never forget from the very first ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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