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Cheap last minute

Review for Marella Explorer 2 to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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tillytiah01
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Cheap cruise with flights all inclusive- free suite upgrade as booked room not available Room - Large balcony two loungers table and two chairs. Birmingham to Malaga flight/ visited palma/Barcelona/Valencia/cartegena/ Gibraltar car parking at terminal/ insurance all inclusive with junior balcony suite all in under £800 each Cruise ship charged £15 each to go into palma and Valencia 4 ...
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Sail Date: November 2021


Big mistake

Review for MSC Splendida to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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RunRabbit
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

My previously booked NCL cruise out of Portugal was cancelled and I was hoping to replace it with similar cruise in the same time block and saw this low-priced alternative but it was a big mistake. Terrible communication, never told me what was needed or even tickets, unable to reach MSC by phone or login in on website. Never told me port of Casablanca cancelled or that could not leave ship at ...
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Sail Date: November 2021

Cabin Type: Deluxe Interior


Total Shambles!

Review for MSC Virtuosa to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Mushyp123
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Having sailed with MSC numerous times on several different MSC ships, our group were looking forward to our 9 night cruise. Embarkation at Malaga a nightmare. Having obtained our PCR certificates, our luggage was put onto the ship without anyone bothering to check that we had the necessary paperwork. As it was a requirement by MSC to have the PCR test 72 hours prior to boarding, you would have ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


West bound Atlantic Crossing

Review for Star Flyer to Transatlantic

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PJ Quilter
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Having sailed once before in the Caribbean with Star Flyer we decided on taking it across the Atlantic. The 23 day crossing was a combination of Malaga, Spain to Las Palmas, Gran Canaria (9 days) and Las Palmas to Barbados (14 days). Due to popularity it was over a year from booking to sailing. Cabin 121. 80% of passengers are repeat. We arrived in Malaga 4 days before the cruise, ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


First experience of Tui cruise. Only really one small but important niggle.

Review for Marella Discovery 2 to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Rusty Kitten
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Our reason for booking this Tui cruise was that we booked late and needed a disabled cabin, Tui were the only cruise line that could accommodate this at such short notice. We are not “seasoned” cruisers, this was only our fourth cruise in total and we have only sailed with P&O previously. We were nervous reading the reviews but have to say from the outset that we did enjoy our seven nights ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Traveled with disabled person


Don't book Tui Marella Cruises- absolutely dreadful!

Review for Marella Discovery to Mediterranean

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JenBL
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

Although embarkation went smoothly the rest of the cruise was dire. We were told the ship had been undergoing renovations in the month before, but there were problems throughout the ship. The cabins were clean but dated; and there were lots of people having problems with the electrics and air conditioning. Although the room stewards were helpful some of the reception staff were incompetent and ...
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Sail Date: November 2018


Wonderful First Cruise Experience

Review for Marella Explorer to Mediterranean

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gusngazesdad
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We had a balcony suite and if you can afford the upgrade it is well worth it. The accommodation is amazing and to wake up to a different view from your bed every morning is amazing. The cabin stewards were spot on, every day. The cinema, while a nice looking comfortable cinema, didn't really have much to offer by way of current films. The live theatre entertainment though was excellent. The ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


Poor all round

Review for Marella Discovery to Europe - All

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ElaineStott
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Facilities were poor. Smoking areas were a joke and people were treated like "the great unwashed". Eventually after a Petition was set up the Captain provided a covered smoking area (weather was not very good). They announced it in the daily paper as an additional area, then proceeded to close the smoking area on the sunny deck Day time entertainment was very poor considering the weather, ...
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Sail Date: May 2018


Such a disappointment

Review for Marella Discovery to Europe - All

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Alfiecat
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I choose this cruise because I had been on two Thomson ships before it became Tui. The expieriance before was amazing. This time it was awful!!! Firstly, there was no sail away party which before was fabulous and we looked so forward to it again. After our first night in our inside cabin, which we had had inside before, this time two mattresses put together and they separated during the night ...
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Sail Date: May 2018


Thomson lost its way

Review for Marella Discovery to Mediterranean

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Somerville34
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Like another reviewer on Discovery 2. We have been cruising with Thomson/Tui for many years and agree with everything they have said. Celebration was our favourite ship until Discovery came and then we saw how tired Celebration looked. Our first cruise on Discovery was really good ;we were really impressed so we booked another. There were 2 years between the cruises. We were shocked how tired it ...
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Sail Date: May 2018


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