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  • Cruises are for families and fun-lovers of all ages
  • "Fun Ships" offer great value-for-money
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5,253 Carnival Family Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
2,556
Very Good
1,245
Average
758
Poor
360
Terrible
178
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1,207
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Although I liked the ship and the crew, I found that there was not enough to keep me busy in terms of trivia, karaoke, ... Read more
Guess I learned my lesson. Spring break is very busy. Hard to find a deck chair, waiting in lines, and long lines to ... Read more
2nd time on the Liberty. Since we were with a party of 11 and 1/2 were either in college or had just graduated cost ... Read more
03/15
This was my fifth cruise, my husband's 4th and my 6 year old daughter's 2nd. We all agreed that it was our favorite so ... Read more
03/15
First let me say I had set my expectations rather low because I have only sailed on Holland American and Disney Cruise ... Read more

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I am a big time review reader person, but think that's about to change. I was worried about the negative reviews before ... Read more
The below review was written by my daughter (in Second Grade) ... Read more
03/15
Please read BEFORE booking Carnival Liberty; I have never written a review before in a lifetime of cruising with ... Read more
So here is my recap of this past weeks cruise to the Bahamas. I was not excited about the ports but we went on this ... Read more
Unfortunately I do have to write a negative review, based on the fact that our cruise experience was really a ... Read more

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03/15
Embarkation was very smooth. I'd purchased Faster to the Fun to speed things along and arrived early to avoid Mardi ... Read more
My wife and I are in are early 40's. This was our 7th carnival cruise. We have been on RCL, Celebrity, NCL, Costa and ... Read more
Pleasantly Surprised monkeysmommy31
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03/15
My husband and I wanted to take our 4 year old son on his first cruise. We waited until about 3 weeks prior to decide ... Read more
Not rated
03/15
This was our 9th Carnival cruise and once again we had a fabulous time. It is true that Carnival has made cutbacks ... Read more
I read all the reviews here before booking. I heard people complain about the decor and others say "who cares". I fell ... Read more

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We were on the Pride on the March 1 sailing out of Tampa. This was my 4th time, but 1st out of Tampa. The itinerary ... Read more
03/15
Just got off Liberty March 15th and I was not impressed at all. We where so looking forward to our cruise on the ... Read more
Imagination B2B JillySue
03/15
We love the Imagination, we did our family "wedding reception" cruise on her last October and had a wonderful time. ... Read more
03/15
My husband, my 15yo daughter, and I sailed on the Breeze March 8-14, and loved it! We had our first cove ... Read more
Perfect gregor80
03/15
First time cruisers. Loved the Valor. Intinerary was great, we saw a lot in just 7 days. Never thought we are cruise ... Read more

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Never again. kskham
03/15
This was my second cruise, the first having been to Cozumel with only my husband on Royal Caribbean. I will never ... Read more
My experience ginger.armstrong
03/15
I was on the Carnival Magic for four nights sailing to Cozumel, Mexico. The first night the the ship was moving very ... Read more
First, let me say, I am not a huge fan of cruising. I love sailing, but being stuck with 1000+ strangers in a hotel you ... Read more
We arrived at the pier around 2:30 and were on the ship at 3. There was a decent, approximately 20 minute line to check ... Read more
The embarkation process in New Orleans was very smooth and quick, at 230PM. I thought that we'd be the last passengers ... Read more

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