Cruises

Enter our picture perfect competition to WIN a Nikon camera bundle

We know how important reliving those holiday memories is, which is why we’re offering one lucky Thomson Cruises passenger the chance to win a Nikon SLR camera, plus a bundle of fabulous prizes…
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Thomson Cruises teams up with Larry Lamb

We challenged much-loved British TV star, Larry Lamb, to meet an array of interesting locals while sailing across the Med on TUI Discovery 2. Here’s what happened…
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Six fun things to do on a cruise ship

There’s so much more to cruising than amazing eateries, packed itineraries and premier service. Yes, really. Here are six activities you didn’t know you could do on a cruise ship… Outdoor cinema Open-air cinemas are the new trend. After all, there’s no better way to spend an evening, than catching a film while the sun […]
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There’s still Spirit in the old ship yet…

Thomson Spirit
You may have heard a word on the waves, so we’re here to anchor those rumours in truth. Serious news is afloat. OK, cheesy puns over. Thomson Spirit, the longest serving ship in our fleet, was set to sail for the final time in November 2017. But, due to a huge demand, it’ll now be […]
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Our most popular cruise itineraries

Considering a cruise but not sure where to go? Here’s our round-up of the top-rated itineraries across the globe to help you choose…
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Introducing Cruise Mates…

Did you know that making new friends from different cultures boosts emotional happiness by 10%? Thomson Cruises has teamed up with Yale University as part of its #CruiseMates campaign to put this theory to the test…
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How to travel the world without flying

Love travelling, but hate flying? You’re in luck, because you don’t need to jet off to join a Thomson cruise. We sail from the UK, so you can go from country to country without taking a single flight. Here’s how you can start your holiday on home turf…
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How to see five countries in eight days

We’ve all been there – a bad case of wanderlust, but no annual leave left to use. Well, there’s a solution. You can see more places in less time on a cruise. Here’s how…
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What’s new for cruise in summer 2018?

We’ve got some exciting new announcements for Thomson Cruises for summer 2018, including a new addition to the fleet, new itineraries, and some special cruise offers. Here’s what to expect from your Thomson Cruises holiday for next year…
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Top tips for first-time cruisers

If you haven’t been on a cruise before, you might have a few questions. What should you pack for a cruise? Is there a certain etiquette to follow? And how can you make the most of your first cruise holiday? Well we’ve got the answers for you. We took to our Facebook and Instagram pages […]
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Introducing our new cruise ship… TUI Explorer

We know cruising’s about so much more than just the places you visit along the way, so with that in mind, we’ve got some exciting news to share. Introducing our latest addition to the fleet… TUI Explorer.
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9 reasons why Lisbon should be your next cruise destination

It’s safe to say that 2016 was a pretty great year for Lisbon. From winning top awards in the travel industry, to re-introducing itself as one of the trendiest cities in Europe.
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Win up to £500 in Thomson Cruises vouchers

Dreaming of a sunny getaway? We’re giving you the chance to win a Thomson Cruises voucher, with five great prizes: one £500 and four £100 vouchers up for grabs.
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What to pack for a Thomson cruise

Despite what many people think, packing for a cruise isn’t too different from packing for your usual sunny break. Think suncream, your camera and your swimming shorts and you’re pretty much set to go. But there are a few things that are a little different onboard, and whether you’re a seasoned cruiser or a ship newbie, you’ve probably got a few questions. Here’s our ultimate guide on what to pack for a Thomson cruise.
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Get Your Free Tickets To The London Cruise Show

TUI Discovery ship
Whether you’re a seasoned cruiser or a complete newbie, the London Cruise Show is the place to get all your cruise-shaped news. And we’ve got free tickets to get you there.
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Get The Ultimate Danish Hygge Experience on a Thomson Cruise

You might have heard the word thrown around a lot recently, but what exactly is hygge? And more importantly, how do you pronounce it? We explain what the recent trend is all about, and give you the lowdown on where you can get the ultimate hygge experience.
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The Top 5 Thomson Cruises Moments

From stepping onboard the cruise ship for the first time, to finally visiting the destination you’ve always dreamed about – a Thomson Cruises holiday is filled with unforgettable moments. Here are just a few of our favourites…
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What’s New For Thomson Cruises Winter 2017

You might not be able to wrap your head around the fact that it’s November yet – seriously, where has this year gone? – but here at Thomson Cruises, we’re always thinking ahead. That’s why we already have our Winter 2017 Cruise programmes all planned. Here’s everything you need to know about what’s coming up from November 2017, including news and special offers.
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TUI Discovery Wins Best New Cruise Ship

TUI Discovery has scooped a top award from the UK's leading cruise reviewer, Cruise Critic...
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5 Unusual Ways To Explore Our Cruise Destinations

Bet you didn’t know our Thomson Cruises excursions include touring Lisbon by Eco Tuk Tuk or gliding through St Lucia’s rainforest on a zip-line? Here’s some of the exciting ways you can explore our ports of call…
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Everything You Need To Know About Dining On TUI Discovery

Kora La restaurant
We challenged travel blogger and Ian Pengelley fan, Christian Torres, to eat his way around TUI Discovery – the latest addition to the Thomson Cruises fleet… Ian Pengelley. Sorry, let me rephrase that. Ian The Food God Pengelley. The Chef Director at London’s The House of Ho, he’s also the brains behind the menu at […]
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8 Reasons To Celebrate Thomson Cruises This Month

For the whole of September, we’re celebrating everything cruise. This means we’ll be showcasing Thomson Cruises, as well as offering you some of the best cruise deals for the whole of September. Keep an eye on our Thomson Cruises homepage to find out more.
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Why A Family Cruise Is The New Beach Holiday

More and more families are trading their annual beach break for a cruise, but why? We spoke to three top travel bloggers who’ve been there, done that, to find out… 1. You don’t have to settle on one place If you’re the kind of family that can’t agree on what to have for dinner, let […]
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11 Ways To Do Dubai On A Budget

Dubai has made a name for itself as a playground for the rich and famous. But you don’t need a Kardashian-sized budget to see some of the sights. Here’s our guide to Dubai on the cheap…
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