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  • "Fun Ships" offer great value-for-money
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5,716 Carnival Family Cruise Reviews

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2,694
Very Good
1,382
Average
868
Poor
413
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203
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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
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
If you are past guest continue reading. If you are new to Carnival, please stop reading and form your own first ... Read more

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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
Our whole family truly enjoyed the cruise experience. Starting with the faster to the fun pass (that really paid off), ... Read more

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Fun Times sailorgal28
7/15
This was a graduation present for my 18 year old daughter. We brought along her friend as well. As from previous ... Read more
We were excited the Elation was sailing out of New Orleans because we prefer the Fantasy class ships. We booked in ... Read more
7/15
I have cruised six times now with Carnival. The ship is very dated, the food not near as good and just the overall vibe ... Read more
I should tell you first off that this is not my first cruise although we haven’t cruised in a few years. I was ... Read more
7/15
We are so impressed with the new and remodeled Sunshine ship! The staff were so friendly and very considerate even with ... Read more

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