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Thomson Europe - British Isles & Western Cruise Reviews

Tournedos Rossini in Dining Club
Atrium video screen
Bellinis in Flutes bar
Dessert in dining club
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1-10 of 7 Thomson Europe - British Isles & Western Cruise Reviews


Marella Explorer 2, back into service, ‘Weekend Escape’ from Newcastle

Review for Marella Explorer 2 to Europe - British Isles & Western

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peteukmcr
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We were kindly invited to join a friend (who I had worked with for 4 months on an NHS Test & Trace mobile testing unit) and her partner on this 2-night sailing as they wanted to try it to see if they would like cruising. Obviously, they were conscious that with all the current COVID-19 protocols in place, this sailing would not be like any ‘normal’ cruise, but hopefully it would give them a good ...
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Sail Date: July 2021


Not a bad outing given the circumstances

Review for Marella Explorer to Europe - British Isles & Western

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kaf1sh
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Oh the great debate: to cruise or not to cruise amid a global pandemic? But like most folks, after 15 months of restrictions, we decided to take a punt on a Western UK cruise - thinking that was least likely to be cancelled. I’ll be honest - we would not have considered a spin around GB under any other circumstances. We had not travelled with Marella before. But we’re impressed by the fare ...
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Sail Date: July 2021


Great Holiday

Review for Marella Explorer to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Si-Net C
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Iceland and Norway were on our bucket list so this cruise seemed the perfect way to tick them off. As destinations they didn’t disappoint and are both amazing places. We had sailed with Marella at Xmas in the Caribbean and selecting Marella again was an easy choice. This time departure was from Newcastle so no flights and extra luggage allowance. Departure was fine. It took a little while ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Traveled with children


Amazing Value for Money - A Fab Cruise

Review for Marella Discovery to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Dickster1
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

It is not often that you decide to go away with your elderly mother so you need to choose the right method of doing so. A cruise from Southampton is the obvious choice although selecting an itinerary and a cruise line is the challenge. I have cruised in the past with Royal Caribbean and Celebrity, which have always been great. Last year my wife and I went with P&O which we thought was awful. ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Traveled with disabled person


The future of cruising

Review for Marella Discovery to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Bazandsaz
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise as a bit of an experiment to see if we would like the kind of package provided. Price was good itinerary interesting and we thought why not? Good news is we are now avidly going through future cruise options with Marella who have just surpassed all the others as a favourite cruise line Reason? we liked informality, the genuine nature of the goodwill from all the staff ...
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Sail Date: September 2018


Fabulous friendly staff

Review for Marella Discovery to Europe - British Isles & Western

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J Taylor
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Embarking in Newcastle wasn’t good we were treated like hearded animals, once on board the staff were so friendly they actually made eye contact which is unusual. The ship was very clean, the seats in the communal areas very comfortable and clean. The cabin very clean the shower was compact but practical, the bed a single was comfy sheets very clean. The cabin attendant was absolutely brilliant ...
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Sail Date: September 2018


Fire & Ice 2018

Review for Marella Discovery to Europe - British Isles & Western

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MKRay
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise on Discovery partly because we wanted to sample one of TUI's newer ships as they're finally retiring Marella Spirit later this year and because we wanted to visit Iceland. We had read numerous reviews about Discovery prior to the commencement of our trip and the seemingly general negativity of a fair number of those reviews concerned us. We are pleased to say that we ...
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Sail Date: July 2018


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