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Excellent cruise but disappointing weather
"We have travelled on Thomson's ships several times over the years and liked the idea of a cruise from Dubai. Prior to sailing however I checked out some of the recent reviews on the Celebration and travelled..."Read More
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alan.

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

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Worked hard to please

Review for MSC Lirica to Middle East

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Blacktrigeek

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose the cruise as we were celebrating our birthday. The embarkation process went seamlessly; we were shepherded from airport to ship with no problems. There was some waiting for our rooms to become available once on the ship, however, we were roomed before the advertised at 2 pm. Suitcases also arrived in good time. We were kept well-informed re. activities and entertainment onboard ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom

4 Helpful Votes


98% Wonderful!

Review for River Tosca to Middle East

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KarenLAdler

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

My husband and I just completed the Uniworld “Splendors of Egypt & The Nile” twelve-day cruise/tour of Egypt. I would like to elaborate on our experience, which was for the most part very positive. EGYPTOLOGIST I’ll start with the most important element of this trip, our Egyptologist. His performance was crucial to the success of the trip. Without a qualified guide the journey would ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Departure Port: St. John (U.S.V.I.)

3 Helpful Votes


Azamara regular

Review for Azamara Quest to Middle East

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Oldtony77

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

The Gulf has been on our bucket list for quite a while. We have frequently stopped over at DXB but never before been outside the airport. It was certainly worth while! Service aboard was typically Azamara, laid back, friendly and efficient, sort of feels like home without the work. Dubai is spectacular, all the world's biggest, tallest, busiest things they say and didn't disappoint. Try ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

Cabin Type: Club Veranda Stateroom

48 Helpful Votes


A beautiful ship with great staff.

Review for MSC Splendida to Middle East

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Senior Single

10+ Cruises

Age 90s

My friend and I booked this cruise last year while on MSC Seaside. I had been to most of the Far East ports, but my travel friend, Judy, had not seen them. We flew from Tampa to Toronto and on to Dubai enjoying business class all the way. One night was spent at the Dubai Marriott, and the following morning we taxied to the port. And there the problems began! There was a "time to board" listed ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

82 Helpful Votes


Excellent Cruise, incredible itinerary.

Review for MSC Lirica to Middle East

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Marianna59

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise because it was good value for money. It was a very good deal and it included our flights with Emirates to Dubai return from New Zealand. We arrived 2 days before departure to explore the city of Dubai. Embarkation was smooth. We were allocated a time to embark( 6 pm) which we did. The suitcases didn't arrived till midnight which was a pain. Our cabin was an inner cabin on ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

Cabin Type: Inside Stateroom

4 Helpful Votes


Excellent Cruise, incredible itinerary.

Review for MSC Lirica to Middle East

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Marianna59

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise because it was good value for money. It was a very good deal and it included our flights with Emirates to Dubai return from New Zealand. We arrived 2 days before departure to explore the city of Dubai. Embarkation was smooth. We were allocated a time to embark( 6 pm) which we did. The suitcases didn't arrived till midnight which was a pain. Our cabin was an inner cabin on ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

Cabin Type: Inside Stateroom

4 Helpful Votes


Great itinerary, shame about the food!

Review for MSC Lirica to Middle East

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Difromsalisbury

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

We chose the cruise for the itinerary, particularly the Suez transit, and the fact nearly all ports were firsts for us, as was MSC. The ship was very clean and extremely smooth, cabins adequate though shower curtain in bathroom was extremely annoying as it sticks to you due to the tiny area! Had two days to explore Dubai before boarding then overnight on board too so crammed in lots of sights, ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom

4 Helpful Votes


Egypt Sights are Spectacular!

Review for River Tosca to Middle East

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LoveTravellingtlt

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

We have been on 2 other Uniworld river cruises in Europe prior to this Egypt trip. The sights were spectacular and we met lots of nice people. A couple of things you should know if you are looking at this trip. - The Abu Simbel trip was not $295 as we were told before the trip, but $324. This is a must trip. - As River Heritage Club members, we each received complimentary laundry, ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Departure Port: St. John (U.S.V.I.)

Cabin Type: Grand Suite

4 Helpful Votes


No need for the whingeing

Review for Oceana to Middle East

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normadams

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

If you are a regular browser of this site then you would have known what to expect with Oceana so there is no need to whinge. SHIP-It is ageing but most of the public areas are in tip top condition. CRUISE-This was a new venture for us in this part of the world but you have to have your wits about you finding your way through Dubai airport as we did landing at terminal 3 with emirates.Keep ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom with Shower

35 Helpful Votes


Great cruise...was amazing...so why 4 stars not 5?

Review for MSC Splendida to Middle East

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LAG10

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

I read lots of reviews when deciding on booking this and lots worried me so I was very nervous of how much we would enjoy it...so my review below I hope will help answer the initial questions I had, without duplicating all the other reviews you will read .....im not a complete novice as have done Cunard Queen Victoria cruises before. Embarkation was excellent...slick, friendly welcoming and ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Departure Port: Grand Cayman (Georgetown)

Cabin Type: Suite

8 Helpful Votes


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