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5,620 Carnival Family Cruise Reviews

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2,662
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1,349
Average
848
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405
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Ugh! Just Ugh! pittsleya
07/15
We traveled with two other couples and were told we would have adjoining balconies but did not. When we asked for the ... Read more
07/15
This was a cruise to celebrate our sister turning 60. I am not a germaphob, but first thing I notice was none of the ... Read more
Myself and my wife just got off the 4 night trip on the Splendor from NY to Saint John, Canada. This was our second ... Read more
Not Splendid for Us Irishgram52
07/15
This is my personal experience and opinion with Carnival! Three sisters looking forward to their first cruise vacation ... Read more
07/15
Overall we had a great time on the Carnival Ecstasy...had lots of fun in Key West and Cozumel. The ship is a bit ... Read more

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07/15
Carnival needs to really step it up with the food choices on the Dream. This ship needs the 2.0 upgrade ASAP. You pay ... Read more
Good Time justinC98
07/15
This was my 9th Carnival Cruise and second with my kids going with us. Let's start at the beginning. Embarkation was ... Read more
This was our first cruise and it was awesome! If I sail again, I would definitely put the Magic at the top of the ... Read more
Ok, to set the table for anyone who reads this I have a few qualifying statements: 1.) Others may have had a better ... Read more
Overall, we had a fun time and the cruise exceeded our expectations. We knew we weren't in for a luxurious vacation ... Read more

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first off let me tell you the hotel staff is the best. The ship is clean for the most part, but dining is the worst ... Read more
07/15
Embarkation is a mess. Expecting for priority check in as part of a Premier cruiser but it did not happen. I booked my ... Read more
Carnival Cruise Vacation 6/20-28/2015. If you have time please read the entire review it will be and eye opener. My ... Read more
Carnival Glory Western Caribbean Cruise Review (Miami, Cozumel, Belize, Roatan, Grand Cayman). ABOUT US Family of ... Read more
To me, cruises are like chocolate. Or free beer. All are good. Just some are better than others. And a bad day ... Read more

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I booked this cruise for my family of four (Myself, wife, son 6, daughter 4) in hopes of a relaxing vacation. We had a ... Read more
Great Cruise Floridalovecruising
06/15
This was our 9th cruise, 5th with Carnival. We picked the Sunshine because of the new renovation and the activities ... Read more
This was our 4th cruise, 3rd on Carnival. The ship was very nice and the staff absolutely could not have been better! ... Read more
Like others, read some of the reviews and debated booking it, but it was the dates and itinery we wanted and so we ... Read more
Awesome Cruise! momoftrk3
06/15
We just returned from our 5th cruise with Carnival (3rd on the Elation). It was by far the best one we have ever done. ... Read more

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Just off the Triumph - June 15-20 5-day Cozumel/Progreso for a fun Mother/Daughter cruise. I hope the review will be ... Read more
Wonderful. carlykelliher
06/15
I left for this cruise on June 15th, 2015. May I say, if you decide on Carnival Fascination, right outside is $7 a day ... Read more
06/15
First things first. To all nay sayers, BOOOO! I know that every experience is subject to judgement from each ... Read more
Magic in June NanaCruizer
06/15
This was our third time cruising on the Magic and have never been disappointed. We stayed in a balcony room on the lido ... Read more
Got Magic? Sheeba67
06/15
Got back from the Magic last week after dealing with tropical storm Bill and exploring Montego Bay, Grand Cayman, and ... Read more

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