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4,976 Carnival Family Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
2,427
Very Good
1,193
Average
719
Poor
327
Terrible
165
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1. On VIFP Party ... Carnival added the Gold Cruisers to this party. Must have been recently because on our cruise in ... Read more
First Let me say please be an adult and not a troll and post ignorant replies just because you may like Carnival. I am ... Read more
Aussie Legend 2infinity
11/14
Firstly, I will start off saying this is the best cruise I have been on. I have been on four different cruises with ... Read more
Concert Cruise alligatorgirl
11/14
Did this cruise only because we are Trace Atkins fans. Had been a while since on a Carnival ship back when they said ... Read more
Cruised from New Orleans to Progreso and Cozumel on the Elation with my two sons who are in their 30's. We booked a ... Read more

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Just returned from our 6 day Western Caribbean cruise on the Freedom. I will start with the positives, the embarkation ... Read more
EMBARKATION The only problem here was due to the recent Ebola scare and the checksheets that needed to be completed ... Read more
11/14
This was our 6th cruise and all have been with Carnival. We have heard so many stories from frustrated guests that have ... Read more
We found a great last-minute price on the 4 night Caribbean cruise on the Carnival Ecstasy. We had never cruised with ... Read more
We flew to Miami a day early and had a reservation at the Colony on Ocean Drive in South Beach, we stayed near here ... Read more

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My husband and I enjoyed the cruise and especially the price and the convenience of Port Canaveral. Sunshine has been ... Read more
Pretty Good mudcatkevin
11/14
We started our cruise by arriving in Miami by air the day before our Monday Departure. We were embarking on a back to ... Read more
Best cruise EVER dambyrds
11/14
This is my 6th cruise with Carnival, and I have enjoyed all of my cruises. But this cruise is hands down the best ... Read more
Crew Apathy, Low Morale mitchellrichard
11/14
I sailed on the Sensation in the late 90s on the first 7 night, and Carnival, cruise I ever took. Since then I have ... Read more
This review will be as objective as possible without describing whether I was felt happy or displeased of the different ... Read more

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Embarkation was a little unorganized compared to past cruises. Apparently some crew staff thought the ship was boarding ... Read more
11/14
This was my very first cruise, so I went into it with an open mind. The family members that I traveled with had all ... Read more
We had an awesome trip !! Yes, the Sunshine is laid out in a very disorganized way seems to me, but we soon found our ... Read more
11/14
As a family of 4 we took our first ever cruise on the Carnival Spirit last August 2013. We had a great time and thought ... Read more
Fabulous - Sep 27 travlinround
11/14
We loved it. Stayed at Country inn and suites and did the park and stay. Embarkation was easy and fast as usual. ... Read more

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11/14
My first cruise and I was tentative. Reading some of the reviews I wasn't sure whether it would be for me.  ... Read more
Our cruising family prefers the Pride over other ships. We prefer the smaller size ships as the service seems to be ... Read more
11/14
In October we sailed the Legend from Sydney on a 10 night family cruise. Earlier this year we cruised on the Celebrity ... Read more
Fun Times on the Magic PacificMountain2012
11/14
We vacationed on the so called "Ebola Cruise". No news here with that, Carnival handled everything perfectly. We are a ... Read more
11/14
Love love love the Sunshine....the dining rooms are so pretty. The adults only area is huge and has its own pool ... Read more

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