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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Star / Mediterranean

on 3rd Jun 2013, By

My wife and i have had 2 cruises, both on the Island Star with Island Cruises. We would reccmmend it for price and quality. It was not one of the more expensive cruises but what you get makes it a...

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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Star / Mediterranean

on 8th Mar 2010, By

I went on my first cruise with my partner in September 2009. We selected a casual cruise because we had never done it before and my partner is not one for his dinner jackets!!! We had a balcony...

2384 views , 0 of 1 people found this useful , 2 comments

ISLAND CRUISES / Island Star / Mediterranean

on 13th Jan 2010, By

Sailed on the island star in october 2008 where i contracted a sevERE case of food poisoning and was extremely ill. spent one night in the medical centre and was billed the following day for...

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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Star / Mediterranean

on 13th Jan 2010, By

Sailed on the island star in october 2008 where i contracted a sevERE case of food poisoning and was extremely ill. spent one night in the medical centre and was billed the following day for...

1600 views , 1 comment

ISLAND CRUISES / Island Star / Canaries

on 9th Jan 2010, By

We have been to the Canaries over Christmas on the Island Escape. The ship is now old and tatty and no money has been spent ot it. There were buckets around the ship collecting drips from...

1653 views , 3 comments

ISLAND CRUISES / Island Star / Caribbean

on 23rd Dec 2009, By

I was one of a party of eight who cruised the Caribbean last January on the Island Star, and I have to say -- for the money we paid -- it was excellent value. Our flight from Glasgow with...

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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Star / Mediterranean

on 21st Oct 2009, By

Our last cruise was Island cruise on the Island Star. the newer ship of their fleet. We had previously cruised twice on the island Escape, the first of which was our belated honeymoon. The...

2507 views , 1 comment

ISLAND CRUISES / Island Star / Caribbean

on 15th Oct 2009, By

Our Latin Caribbean holiday on board the Island Star was great overall from start to finish (apart from being stuck at sea for 3 days in a force 10 storm) . Barbados, Aruba, Curacao, Costa Rica,...

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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Star / Caribbean

on 15th Oct 2009, By

Hi My wife and I did an Eastern Carribbean cruise on the Island Star and we both agreed it was the best holiday we have ever had. We were repeatedly comparing it with our previous cruise on the...

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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Star / Mediterranean

on 14th Oct 2009, By

We had a really great time touring the Western Med. Have done Wetern Med before but this time all ports of call were different so each day was a new, exciting experience. Travelled with 3 teenage...

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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Star / Mediterranean

on 7th Oct 2009, By

A fantastic cruise, all staff very friendly and are always helping you out.

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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Star / Caribbean

on 29th Sep 2009, By

Me and my partner booked a late deal in january for 2 weeks on the island star it was a last minute thing not really planned well but it was the best holiday I have ever had. The ship was great...

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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Star / Mediterranean

on 10th Sep 2009, By

Cruising is brilliant!!! Really worthwhile - you may think it is dear but it isn't really when you think you can see 7 different places for just a little bit more than you would spend when going to...

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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Star / Mediterranean

on 6th Sep 2009, By

We have just returned from our second holiday with Island Cruises. Despite not previously liking the image or idea of cruising we are now completely hooked. For a start it offers incredible value...

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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Star / Mediterranean

on 18th Aug 2009, By

My partenr had been often talking about oging on a cruise. i kept being his biggest obstacle and saying no or coming upwith reasons why. eventually i gave in and said i would try a cruise but it...

1565 views , 3 comments

ISLAND CRUISES / Island Star / Mediterranean

on 20th Jul 2009, By

Last year my wife and I sailed around the Med, on the Island Star, but this year we went on the Island Escape. Without a doubt the Star was the better ship, but the service, food Ect, was pretty...

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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Star / Mediterranean

on 16th Jul 2009, By

We had a 7 day late decision family holiday and flew to Palma with some trepidation. It was a late booking, and reasonably priced at that. We did not understand the nuances of the journey for a...

1486 views , 1 comment

ISLAND CRUISES / Island Star / Caribbean

on 24th Jun 2009, By

The cabin was more roomy than the one we had (inside) on Royal Caribbean's Rhapsody of the seas.The meals (especially breakfast) was better-more choice of food-and plenty of it!!There was one...

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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Star / Mediterranean

on 17th Jun 2009, By

Absolutly faultless the staff could not du enough for us meals where superb boat excellant island star entertaiment very professional photographs were a bit pricey but good quality. the sheehan...

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ISLAND CRUISES / Island Star / Mediterranean

on 16th Jun 2009, By

Read with horror some of the reviews but please don't worry, all was fine. We likened this cruise to Butlins at sea due to the ice carving and napkin folding demos and afternoon pool games for the...

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Sam Smith's blog

Free All Inclusive drinks pack...

By Sam Smith

The All Inclusive drinks package used to be the mainstay of the premium/luxury brands such as Regent Seven Seas and Silversea who have been offering this kind of product for years. And, as youd expect with premium cruise lines, came premium pricing but it seems the majority of the more mainstream/mass market cruise operators are now going down this route.Over recent years Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line and Fred Olsen have all offered free All Inclusive...

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Dec 10 2016 10:23AM


Calling all Small Ship Lovers.

By Nicola Milligan

Nicola Milligan's blog

Cast your mind back to 2015. and the sad news when P & O told us that the much loved 710 passenger adult only ship ADONIA was leaving their fleet.Lots of the small ship lovers were devastated as so many huge new ships were coming onto the market leaving a vast hole for the smaller more intimate ships.We were told she was joining Fathom Cruises a line that enables guests to do something good to help out poorer countries. So Volunteers through tourism can help locals learn English and build...

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Dec 05 2016 09:25PM

Whats Your Bug Bear? (And How To Fix It)

By Lily Canderton

Lily Canderton's blog

As much as we all love cruising we all have a few grumbles and gripes about certain aspects on board whereas some passengers just love to complain about everything from from broken fixtures and fittings, bad entertainment, long queues, waiting times for lifts, luke warm food, surly waiters, too many English / too many Americans/ too many tattoos, slow internet, rude fellow passengers and staff pushing too many packages on board – I have heard it all!!When I call my passengers after thei...

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Dec 09 2016 11:40AM