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413 Thomson Cruise Reviews


Bajpole avatar

Bajpole

2 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

This cruise had my name written on it

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We chose this cruise because it departed from Barbados on February 16th and my birthday was the next day. My husband and I normally cruise in November and March but this year because it was my 65th birthday we ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Pol12

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Most amazing holiday - exceeded expectations

Being first time cruisers my partner and myself decided to go with TUI due to the all inclusive option to give us peace of mind and the excellent value for money!. We travelled to Barbados where we embarked the ship ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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THELMA_DREWITT

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing - Best Holiday Ever.

This review is well overdue, but My Husband and I have not stopped thinking about the wonderful cruise we had on the ( Marella Discovery 2) last September (Highlights Of The Mediterranean} We were always ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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boblevey

6 Reviews Written

46 Helpful Votes

Great Adventure!

We chose this cruise on Valentine's Day when we found an amazing price on line. Flying from Manchester was quite smooth but our disembarkation in Thailand was so slow and frustrating. Once at the ship our check-in ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Ralphy669

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Trip of a Lifetime!

My wife & I booked this trip at the last minute and can honestly say "WOW!" Although we had to miss Cambodia due to the virus situation we were blessed to have an overnight stay in Vietnam which turned out ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Stockport cruiser

4 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

A ship that suits us

We have been regular cruisers for a few years now, and have sailed with most of the big operators. We are recent converts to Marella and have just enjoyed a two week trip on the Caribbean on the Discovery 2. We ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Misc Zoho

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Hogmanay

We spent the 2 weeks around New Year on this ship and were very impressed. They did a great job of the Hogmanay Party one of the best I have been to. Great Night. We will be back! Staff on the ship are 5*. I ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Misc Zoho

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Hogmanay

We spent the 2 weeks around New Year on this ship and were very impressed. They did a great job of the Hogmanay Party one of the best I have been to. Great Night. We will be back! Staff on the ship are 5*. I ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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davidmorey

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very relaxing with fantastic views

Our First cruise since 2012 and we chose to have it at Christmas was perhaps the best one, as this ship was not too big to get around and we docked at most ports very close to the Caribbean island's terminals. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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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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Georgieboy65

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

New Year Cruise

Opted for this cruise because it sounded such good value and we were not disappointed! Whole trip was a total success! Plenty to do, eat visit. Very relaxed atmosphere throughout the ship. Entertainment was very ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Rebecca_p85

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Excellent holiday go celebrate new year

After encouragement from myParents that Marella cruises were not just for the over 50’s- I booked for me and my husband (both in early thirties) to celebrate new year in the Caribbean. Embarkation was ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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RonnieOHoliday

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

1st Cruise for 25 years

I chose the cruise because it was All inclusive, Adults only, All gratuities were included, the Caribbean destination, suitable dates, not too formal and a reasonable price., The holiday started from Birmingham ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Ches123

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

First cruise

Booked this cruise as a birthday present for my partner and we both had an amazing holiday. From landing in Barbados a smooth transition on to the ship and from there a fab holiday began. We had an outside cabin ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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boblevey

6 Reviews Written

46 Helpful Votes

First time on D2 won't be our last!

Having cruised only on Discovery, we decided to try Discovery 2 and we are very glad we did! We flew from Manchester to Malaga and arrived slightly late. We had the usual queueing to check in which did nothing to ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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abutler70

7 Reviews Written

41 Helpful Votes

Nice Itinerary

We boarded in Muscat and chose this cruise for the itinerary stopping at Mumbai, Goa, Mangalore, Cochin, Sri Lanka, Sabang & Phuket. We knew most of the ports. There wasn't lots to do in Mangalore or Sabang but ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Bajpole

2 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Some of the Friendliest Crew on a Relaxing Cruise and Exceedingly Good Value

We chose this cruise because it departed from Barbados and because we have cruised with Thomson/Marella before and have always had an enjoyable time. We cruised November 17-24 and travelled the southern ...
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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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bmistry

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Excellent

I have just returned from a 7 day Cosmopolitan Classic cruise around the Mediterranean on the Marella Discovery 2. This was my first cruise with my family which includes my husband, 27 year old daughter and my ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Donnydubster

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Perfect

Hi all , first of all I am not a good writer . Me and my wife booked a late deal with tui , we have never been on a cruise before ! But recently we have talked a lot about going on a short trip to test the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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ed659

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great ship.. Great service..

Having had the view of wishing to see the 'northern lights', it seemed a good option to choose. It was a great experience on the Explorer. We have cruised Princess (that experience takes some beating), RCI, and P & ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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LeesiaW

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Way better than expectation

We flew from Manchester to Naples and were expecting the worst after reading the reviews however, thinking back I personally think the reviews were harsh. The walk is about 5 minutes away and if you have any issues, ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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n.cartwright

10 Reviews Written

88 Helpful Votes

Marella “Aegean Shores” 7 day cruise aboard the Marella Discovery.

Just returned from this cruise. We booked this primarily for the itinerary as, even though we’ve cruised quite a bit, we had not visited any of the ports on this cruise save for the departure port of Corfu. We ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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dronnygirl

3 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Lovely ship, great cruise

As soon as we stepped on the ship we really liked it. Everywhere is light, bright and airy. Our cabin was 1130 right at the back and was very quiet. The cabin had more storage than we have ever had before and ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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DianaWrt

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Amazing first cruise

Just back from a brilliant week on the Discovery 2. This was my first cruise and choose the ship for the itinerary Cosmopolitan Classics which was a great itinerary. Loved all the destinations. I pre booked ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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