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5,197 Carnival Family Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
2,540
Very Good
1,230
Average
746
Poor
351
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177
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Up until this point, I had only cruised with Carnival. I have had some good experiences, and others that have been ... Read more
This was our 8th cruise and the food was the best yet, But the quality of the shows have really gone down hill. ... Read more
02/15
We started our trip on Fri., 2/6/15, by staying at the EconoLodge in Charlotte, NC. Approx $50/night with free parking ... Read more
Last week was our family's first cruise. We have traveled to Mexico and Europe on our own before, but we opted for a ... Read more
Carnival Valor sunedaze2@aol.com
02/15
My husband and I wanted to see the ports of call the Valor has on their Southern Caribbean cruise. We splurged for an ... Read more

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Great Value! travelalotvan
02/15
My family consists of me, my husband and 2 boys, aged 7 and 10. Travel from Vancouver airport to Port of Miami was a ... Read more
Worst food ever redhead71
02/15
I am a seasoned cruiser, but 1st trip on Carnival. The port is mayhem, no one to take your bags or direct foot traffic. ... Read more
3 Generations sailorgal28
02/15
I took my daughter and grand daughter on the 5 day cruise out of Tampa. We were celebrating my daughters 28th birthday. ... Read more
Carnival Pride - Be Warned StPeteCruiser5400
02/15
I traveled with my sister, her husband and my daughter. We have all cruised before on Carnival ships. 1. Do not stay ... Read more
Victory Debraoh
Not rated
02/15
4 day cruise from 2-12 to 2-17. My husband and I had a great time. We are VIP so on the boat first, room ready (7348) ... Read more

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02/15
The main problem with Carnival's Fantasy is that it thinks it's 1975. The entertainment was music and comedians mired ... Read more
The Glory is Glorious! kylebcruiser
02/15
This was our 7th cruise, 6th on Carnival, but first cruise in 10 years. The entire Carnival cruise experience is light ... Read more
Aging Conquest randall_nd
02/15
After cruising on a ship right before dry dock a year ago, and being disappointed, we made sure to select one that has ... Read more
02/15
Pre-Cruise Hotel: Quality Inn Gretna. $160 for one night got you a room, good buffet breakfast in the morning, a ... Read more
We sailed on our fourth Carnival cruise on Feb 5th out of Port Canaveral. Embarkation was faster than we had ever ... Read more

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No more Carnival for me! cruisingfromcanada
02/15
We just returned from our 4th cruise with Carnival and our 7th cruise overall. We sailed on the Splendor. We chose ... Read more
02/15
Was waiting in anticipation to see how Carnival was since it had been years since our last Carnival cruise. I was ... Read more
Unimpressive bonniebryan1@hotmail.com
02/15
1st time to book with Carnival, was really looking forward to this cruise and every aspect of it was terrible from the ... Read more
Is a family vacation really a vacation? Aboard the Carnival Pride it actually is! My husband and I have been on several ... Read more
02/15
I'm going to try to write this with tons of information that I know I'd appreciate. ** before cruise, purchase plastic ... Read more

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We've cruised many times on differently quality ships and to different areas like the Pacific Coast, Alaska, Caribbean, ... Read more
I chose this particular cruise because we wanted to try the "Sunshine". I knew it was pretty new and has all the ... Read more
We had such a wonderful time on our first cruise without our kids in 3 years. We were definitely not disappointed with ... Read more
First the likes: Very easy to get on and off the ship. We liked the airport check-in. Rooms stewards were awesume. Very ... Read more
02/15
This was a first cruise for my 16 year old daughter and myself. We don't vacation often so this was a treat for us. ... Read more

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