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5,136 Carnival Family Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
2,509
Very Good
1,220
Average
741
Poor
343
Terrible
175
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Simply Fabulous! saharaga
01/15
Embarkation Our cruise on the Glory started with a long drive in the middle of the night to ensure we made it to Miami ... Read more
Great Time had by All! Moonwalkmama2
01/15
We had a great time.. Truly enjoyed this cruise.. We are Platinum and this was our 2nd time on the Paradise. We were ... Read more
01/15
We are a family of four, my wife and I have two daughters ages 9 and 7 that cruised with us. We've taken several ... Read more
Great Cruise Purpleprinzess
01/15
I decided to go with Carnival Legend as it was new to Australia. I have never done a Carnival Cruise and I wanted to ... Read more
Worse Cruise Ever Sandy6739
01/15
I booked this cruise in October 2013.. My brother-in-law was celebrating his 50th birthday on New's Years Day and ... Read more

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INTRODUCTION We are a couple in our 40's and this was our ninth cruise. We have cruised on Celebrity, Disney, NCL and ... Read more
8th cruise overall, 6th on Carnival. Embarkation: Very quick.....arrived at port around 11, pretty much straight ... Read more
If this title is how you want to spend your hard earned money Carnival is the Ship for you. I have been on 6 other ... Read more
Good cruise overall. tngbrownings
01/15
7th cruise and the 3rd inside a year have sailed Carnival rcl and princess and to the people that complain about ... Read more
On the Final night of the cruise the dinning staff sang a cute goodbye song, when they stopped singing my son hugged me ... Read more

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Great Cruise morena2003
01/15
Sailed on the Dream May, 2014 to Belize, Roatan, and Cozumel. Overall, the cruise was great! The ship is beautiful, ... Read more
Wife and I realized a cruise goal to visit the "Saints" with this cruise. And this itinerary met our goal very well. ... Read more
01/15
Our first cruise was on the Valor, our second cruise was on the Dream and last year and the year before was on the ... Read more
01/15
We took our first "family" cruise last week out of Miami - and it was great! Six of us had separate but nearby rooms on ... Read more
First cruise sonshine1978
01/15
as a first time cruiser, we enjoyed it very much!! the people onboard are so helpful with everything...the Elation is ... Read more

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Bargain Cruise tomatoboy
01/15
For full disclosure, I've only cruised 4 times in the past 6 years and three of them have been with Carnival. Perhaps ... Read more
Pros and cons Kaczka77
01/15
This was my first cruise , and ....It really depends what you want. I am a person who wants to relax and enjoy beach, ... Read more
This was our 11th cruise, and we enjoyed the cruise. We are a family of 4 with a 12 year old and 14 year old. The ship ... Read more
I was VERY worried after booking our cruise. I read many scathing reviews of Carnival Miracle. Prior to departing my ... Read more
01/15
This was our first bad cruise through Carnival. The negativity is directly related to the ship. The ship is crowded. ... Read more

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01/15
We stayed at the Hampton Inn at Jacksonville Airport, it was very nice and convenient to the port. The breakfast is ... Read more
01/15
Travelled with 2 other families, initial impression was a little dissapointing after travelling on the Carnival Spirit ... Read more
My family of four (husband and two twenty-something boys) wanted an inexpensive, short-ish Caribbean cruise. We were ... Read more
We unfortunately did not get to enjoy all of the Carnival Liberty on our New Year's Eve cruise. This was NOT Carnival's ... Read more
Wedding Cruise gardenofe7477
01/15
my over all opinion on this cruise and ship is that it is very, very good. on day 1 embarkation we decided to use The ... Read more

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