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Jewel of the Seas

 

Overview: This ship is best suited to young-minded adult couples and singles, families with toddlers, tots, children, and teenagers who like to mingle in a large ship setting with plenty of city-like life and high-energy entertainment. The food is acceptable, stressing quantity rather than quality u


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Cruise Reviews - Island Cruises

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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Escape / Western Europe
By on 29th Oct 2014
Escape to the Med. 21st - 28th October. Island Escape. Our first cruise on this dated but informal ship which looked quite appealing in bright sunshine. She was very clean inside & out,... Read More »
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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Escape / Mediterranean
By on 22nd Oct 2014
My brother and I cruised with Thomson Island Escape from the 07/10/14 - 14/10/14 we did the Souks & Sangria itinary. We chose this Itinary as we wanted to try the ship after being on Ocean... Read More »
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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Escape / Mediterranean
By on 31st Jul 2014
The ship we went on this year was mediocre, didn't have a great choice of entertainment ,but some of the shows were good,, we ate in , a sit down buffet, and in general food was good ,sun beds, a... Read More »
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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Escape / Europe
By on 25th Jul 2014
We did a stay and cruise and the second week we started at Palma to join the island escape cruise ship. The ship was amazing we had a cabin on the eighth floor at the front of the ship the view... Read More »
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Last Minute P&O Cruises
ISLAND CRUISES / Island Escape / Mediterranean
By on 20th Jul 2014
Just returned from a cruise on the Island Escape and we are pleased to say that my wife and I thoroughly enjoyed it. We boarded in Palma feeling very apprehensive after being told not to expect too... Read More »
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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Escape / Mediterranean
By on 7th Jul 2014
This was our 5th time on the Escape and sorry to say it will be our last time . the ship has went A/I which is a total waist , everything we wanted was not included . I would prefer not to have the... Read More »
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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Escape / Mediterranean
By on 7th Jul 2014
Island escape souks and sangria cruise April 2014 first and best cruise ever Fantastic ship and staff Sundowner bar fab : beauty salon great Treatments fab It was out honey moon and first ever... Read More »
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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Escape / Mediterranean
By on 5th Jul 2014
I have just spent 7 days on board the Island Escape. The ship was absolutely great the staff were exceptionally pleasant. The food was first class and choice was huge. We were looked after from... Read More »
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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Escape / Mediterranean
By on 1st Jul 2014
Just returhed from a cruise to the Med on the Island Escape Went with a number of misconceptions about the Island ships as opposed to the other Thomson ships. Cheap cheery and down market I... Read More »
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P&O prices slashed
ISLAND CRUISES / Island Escape / Mediterranean
By on 30th Jun 2014
Sailed on the Island Escape in June, second time with them. Booked a room with an ocean view and have to say the room felt bigger than the inside we had last year. Once again the staff were the... Read More »
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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Escape / Mediterranean
By on 15th Jun 2014
This was our first time on this ship ( we have cruised before) and having only booked 3 weeks prior we got a bargain price..£500each! Transfers from airport went smoothly as did the check in... Read More »
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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Escape / Mediterranean
By on 9th Jun 2014
Had a great holiday aboard the island escape, love the all inclusive service as sailed on it a few years ago and spent a fortune on soft drinks alone so this was a great bonus. Forgot how small the... Read More »
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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Escape / Mediterranean
By on 2nd Jun 2014
Having sailed many times with P&O we were a little apprehensive about booking the Island Escape, especially after reading some of the many terrible reviews available elsewhere online. However,... Read More »
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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Escape / Mediterranean
By on 31st May 2014
Island escape we went on this cruise ship 5 years ago this was our first ever cruise and we have not looked back since. We went on this ship for our 25 wedding anniversary and while we on it we... Read More »
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Royal Caribbean All Inclusive is Back
ISLAND CRUISES / Island Escape / Mediterranean
By on 29th May 2014
We took a family holiday (six adults and two children) on the island escape and had a fantastic time. The all inclusive aspect made it a very affordable holiday. Coke and Diet coke brands were... Read More »
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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Escape / Mediterranean
By on 28th May 2014
We have not long returned from a 7nt cruise on the Island Escape 13th May 14. We are seasoned cruisers and this was our 30th one in total. The Escape is not the top of the range by any standards... Read More »
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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Escape / Mediterranean
By on 28th May 2014
My cousin and I booked a last minute Spirit of the Med cruise only deal from Palma. Being 2 ladies on our own we chose this cruise because I was familiar with the ports having visited them on... Read More »
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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Escape / Mediterranean
By on 26th May 2014
Just come home after a two week Souks and Sangria Cruise and stay all inclusive holiday, The weeks cruise was on Island Escape the cruise line being Island Cruises, We booked it through Thomson's... Read More »
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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Escape / Mediterranean
By on 24th May 2014
This is our 2nd cruise on the Island Escape and generally enjoyed every minute of it. My partner is an amputee, so we booked a disabled cabin which was inside on deck 5. The door was wide enough... Read More »
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2015 Cruises P&O
ISLAND CRUISES / Island Escape / Mediterranean
By on 22nd May 2014
Just got back from two week med cruise which was our third on this ship so knew what to expect. Transfer from airport to ship is well organised. The ship is over 30 years old and shows signs of... Read More »
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