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  • "Fun Ships" offer great value-for-money
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5,725 Carnival Family Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
2,696
Very Good
1,387
Average
868
Poor
415
Terrible
203
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5,725
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First-Time Cruisers
1,514
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Romantic Cruises
1,370
Senior Cruises
Senior Cruises
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The Elation is an older ship with some design quirks, but still a great cruise. First the cons: -Strange design ... Read more
I have been doing cruise reviews on Cruise Critic for a few years. This was my 16th Carnival Cruise and I have also ... Read more
We came upon this cruise as were going to be in the U.S. And thought it was a great idea to try a cruise and convenient ... Read more
Pleasantly pleased MrCharlie
7/15
The boarding process was efficient and well planned out and I feel that we were treated well upon arrival boarding of ... Read more
Maybe I was just spoiled on the Legend and Valor but I did not enjoy my time on the Conquest nearly as much. The lines ... Read more

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First Cruise Rebecca Benjamin
7/15
I am so excited about my adventure. It was more than I had hoped for. The food, entertainment and staff were excellent. ... Read more
We are just back from our first cruise on the Carnival Dream. I have to say that overall we really enjoyed ourselves ... Read more
7/15
Where to start? With the ease of use of their website for planning? Or their super helpful customer service when ... Read more
When selecting a cruise I was looking for an affordable trip for myself (single dad) and my 13 year old daughter. I ... Read more
7/15
This was our first cruise. We have 2 sons - 19 & 16. They enjoyed it as well. There was some initial frustration ... Read more

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Fantastic staff Duanegalle
7/15
Have just returned from the 9 day cruise to New Caledonia aboard Carnival Spirit. Despite the shore visit to Isle of ... Read more
Short but Sweet Jacwlyn
7/15
We purchased a category 6A oceanview room as well as "Faster to the Fun." We arrived in Tampa on July 15, ... Read more
Trust this review. VICKISKIDS
7/15
This ship was amazing... Clean Orderly Fun They have this down pat! The fun ship is just that..the ... Read more
7/15
This is my first review, so please be kind! We were on the Carnival Splendor leaving from NY on July 15-23 stopping at ... Read more
We just got back from spending 8 days aboard the Carnival Splendor, and I have to be honest, what a disappointment. ... Read more

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7/15
We are two fifty somethings traveling with our two teenaged (14 and 15) daughters. This was our second cruise. Cabins ... Read more
This was my 5th cruise and my 12 year old sons 2nd cruise. We upgraded from a balcony room for a suite which was ... Read more
7/15
The evaluation of the Carnival Ecstasy completely depends upon your perspective. No, it does not compare to some of ... Read more
WORST CRUISE EVER....... CruiserNurse1967
7/15
I have to say that this cruise is NOT FAMILY FRIENDLY AT ALL.....It is only for those cruisers who are out to drink and ... Read more
We were on the Carnival Pride July 12-19 and had a great vacation. We had done the same ship and itinerary in 2013 and ... Read more

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If you are past guest continue reading. If you are new to Carnival, please stop reading and form your own first ... Read more
7/15
We drove down to New Orleans from Canada....it was a long drive but we stopped along the way a few times in Nashville, ... Read more
7/15
The Carnival Dream was a pleasant surprise. Although more than 8 years old, the ship is well maintained and brightly ... Read more
Let me first start by saying that this is my 6th cruise. I have gone on 2 Royal Caribbean, 1 Disney, and this was my ... Read more
This was our fifth cruise, all on Carnival since 2004. 2004: Elation (Galveston) 2005: Conquest (New Orleans) ... Read more

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