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Aqaba (Petra) Cruise Reviews

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Aqaba (Petra)

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19 Aqaba (Petra) Cruise Reviews

rosevew avatar


1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

It was a Mystery Tour, rather than an Arabian Adventure


The itinerary was changed 3 weeks before we sailed and we were given the option to cancel. However, having made a variety of arrangements (hotels. car park, house-sitters) we decided to stick with it and accept the ...
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Sail Date November 2019

Noreen1961 avatar


2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Very pleasantly surprised!!

Having sailed numerous times with NCL, MSC, RCI and P&O I was more than happy with my recent cruise with Marella especially after reading some of the reviews. Flight, transfer and embarkation to our cabin was the ...
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Sail Date April 2019

gailybabes avatar


1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

First timer - Brilliant cruise, we had a ball!

So here is my review of my first ever cruise on the Thomson Celebration (Mediterranean Sunrise). Obviously I have nothing to compare it with as I have never sailed before, but I have stayed in dozens of hotels ...
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Sail Date March 2017

JimmyTheSaint avatar


3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

First and last cruise with Thomson

We choose this cruise because of the ports of call, knowing the ship was old but had some very positive reviews. My goodness what a disappointment...total garbage. This ship just does not compare in terms of quality ...
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Sail Date March 2017

cerdav22 avatar


2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Just love Thomson Celebration Ship

Went on the repostioning cruise sailing from Aqaba Jordan with six days at sea. This was the first repostioning cruise we had been on and was not sure what to expect. But it was a pleasant surprise. The ship we ...
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Sail Date December 2016

Bogside 1 avatar

Bogside 1

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

From start to finish this was the Sail Of The Century

We have been on many cruises and cruise lines ,but when we looked at this one ,flights, All inclusive ,plus free drink package included ,and 14 nights cruising .it was one of the best ever. The food was lovely ...
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Sail Date December 2016

Robocat avatar


1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Much Better than Last Time

This was our second cruise on the Aegean Odyssey. Our first cruise in January 2015 was a bit disappointing, mainly because of problems with discoloured water and some poor shore excursions. However, we decided to ...
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Sail Date March 2016

Dan_Clements avatar


4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Outstanding Trip

We had a group of eight, and all had an excellent trip. Prior to boarding there were tours of Amman sites, Dead Sea, and Petra. For the most part, well done. This is an educational outing, and lecturers were ...
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Sail Date April 2015

artemisiag avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The best pampered, educative time had in years!

I went on the 'Holy Lands' cruise, March - April 2013. It was fantastically good value and had the most wonderful time! I loved being on the ship, arriving at an exotic port at dawn, a days fabulous sightseeing,all ...
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Sail Date March 2013

afterdeck avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Grand Mediterranean Spring Cruise 2013

We arrived independently in Aqaba Jordan & as there was not shuttle bus as advertised we made our own way to the ship which caused some consternation with the Port Security. Anyway they threw our suitcases in the ...
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Sail Date March 2013

stinkbug avatar


1 Review Written

12 night British Isles on Crown Princess

Quick Sum first in case you dont want a long review: High Points 1. port intensive with great stops 2. ship's excursions had fantastic guides and drivers 3. the pizza Low Points 1. too many ...
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Sail Date August 2011

Emmiee avatar


1 Review Written

No rating

Thomson Celebration - Red Sea Magic - December 2009

My fiance booked this cruise by chance - we needed a holiday - he'd just come into some compensation, so we thought we'd try something new. We chose the red sea as I am a bit of a sun worshipper and wanted somewhere ...
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Sail Date December 2009

Alan avatar


9 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Red Sea without Magic

After getting off the plane we collected the cases carrying them to the waiting coaches, then at the port had to drag them in the dark from passport control down steps to the ship ourselves. As we arrived late in ...
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Sail Date December 2010

DawnieR avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First time solo traveller sailing around Red Sea, Egypt

I booked the holiday as I wanted to see Egypt and thought staying on a cruise ship would be safer - it was!! The room - I was surprised that the bed was a double and the room was very spacious. Loads of ...
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Sail Date December 2010

janocards avatar


1 Review Written

A Little Red Sea Magic

The ports of call are not attractive and I do not recommend this as a first cruise, we were very disappointed that it was not easy to get off the ship and explore on our own. This is a cruise for people who plan to ...
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Sail Date November 2010

Williams avatar


1 Review Written

Tick off some world wonders!

first off,i'm not a "cruiser" but can't resist an itinerary which takes you to places you might not otherwise go to and thomsons do some cracking itineraries with the minimum of seadays.they also provide a complete ...
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Sail Date June 2010

Paul avatar


20 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Tompson Celebration Red Sea

Thomson Celebration. Red sea. Jan'.10. Flight from B'ham. On Time. Cramped seats, poor meal, should use larger aircraft, to my mind 6 hours odd is longhaul. Embarkation: Smooth, Good. Ship, General: Showing it's age ...
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Sail Date January 2010

snoopyontrinity avatar


2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

MV Discovery - Western Mediterranean

Just come off Discovery after a 19 day cruise. We had previously cruised with Princess and Royal Caribbean as well as Orient Lines and, from what we had read, Discovery should have compared to Marco Polo. It didn't. ...
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Sail Date November 2006

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