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Sherilynn3
Member Since 2017
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
This was my second Carnival cruise, but the first for my husband and kids. I was very discouraged after the switch from Valor to Liberty, and the bad Liberty reviews didn't help at all. Every week I would visit different sites hoping to ... Read more
GypsySoul77
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
I'm a loyal Carnival cruiser mainly because it is economical for my young son and I to cruise together that won't break the bank. I've been on now 6 Carnival ships so far including the Breeze when it was less than 6 months old. The ... Read more
Groliv
Member Since 2010
1 review
154 forum posts
We've just returned from our 6 day cruise on the Conquest. If I could, I would have given it a 2.5 out of 5. We chose my time dining, which we really liked the flexibility of. We liked going when we were ready, and not forced to a fixed ... Read more
ElGrande
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 forum posts
3 helpful votes
My wife and I aren't "frequent" cruisers per se, but we have been on four now, so we have some frame-of-reference. Are we 'button-wearing, battle-hardened Platinum members"? No, but we've been around the block enough to know ... Read more
hdenning
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
We chose this cruise to fit our spring break plans. 5 days gave us time to get back home and get ready for the next school week. We have been on many cruises, including the Magic, The Ecstasy, the Triumph and now the Valor. The Valor ... Read more
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NYCruiserTwo
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
19 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We choose this cruise for the itinerary and price. We were looking for a short cruise, not going to the Bahamas. The preferred cruiselines were going to similar destinations for a shorter time, but for more money. We took a chance.. For ... Read more
arstandr
Member Since 2017
1 review
14 helpful votes
After reading all the reviews I wasn't sure what to expect. So lets start from when you first arrive. The port at Mobile was super easy. We pulled our car right up, they took our luggage. After parking the car (also seamless) we got in ... Read more
uoftxchik
Member Since 2007
1 review
112 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We really liked our stateroom (a very dated but not worn, roomy 4J with window and large bathroom and easy access to the "secret deck"--we booked an inside GTY so this was a bonus), our stateroom attendant, Guy’s Burgers, ... Read more
jensplace
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 forum posts
This was the very first cruise for both my 17 year old son and I. He has moderate autism spectrum disorder and global developmental delays, so I was very anxious about our trip. We chose the 5 day cruise out of Galveston for our first one ... Read more
Crazpony
Member Since 2017
1 review
11 helpful votes
We choose this cruise based on the itinerary, Belize, Routan, Cayman, Cozumel, ended up in Nassua and Freeport, not exactly what we wanted because of ship's engine issues. I've heard prior to cruise Carnival is a "Chicken Nugget ... Read more
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Majik
Member Since 2000
1 review
463 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Chose this cruise for the itinerary which was changed at last minute. Still decided to go on cruise because Carnival offered some good refunds and future credits. The food however was not as spectacular has in the past, and was slow at ... Read more
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Xzentric1
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Itinerary was good and really enjoyed the Premiere gifts and special attention. Liked the Conquest overall even with it's age. Embarkation and debarkation went very smooth. We had 2 visits in the Steakhouse and were pleasantly ... Read more
ScubaSu
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
Chose this cruise because of where it was going and the ports of call, the dates and where is was sailing out of. The ship was recently redone so I figured it can't be too beaten up or worn out. I was disappointed with how hard it was to ... Read more
miranda2017
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
we were able to purchase Faster To The Fun and that was so worth it Embarkation and Debarkation can't get any better than that!!!!!!!!! don't get me wrong this was not a terrible Cruise but we have been on this 7 day Cruise before and we ... Read more
MurrayC
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
I've cruised with Carnival several times before and had great experiences. This ship just needs to be retired. The engines couldn't power us to Grand Caymen so we had a new schedule assigned just the day before sailing (even though we ... Read more
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Snoopybabe2015
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 forum posts
We chose this cruise because the itinerary was awesome with the ports.Rooms were clean and kept up every night, Food could have been better on the buffet for lunch and dinner. Not to many choices and everything seemed the same ole same ... Read more
mallory1522
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was my second cruise with carnival. The kids club was fantastic and we loved each individual that was within the kids club. Our cruise started off with what was suppose to be a stop in Key West, but due to winds we could not stop. ... Read more
Cruisefoot
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
Went to Nick and Nora's 3x - always terrific...had Atak, the beat steward ever, hung out with NeeNee the coolest bartender, had Sandro and Maria (both from Peru) as waiters in Baccus MDR, and even laughed at CD Chloe...was it a perfect ... Read more
mmdteach
Member Since 2017
1 review
14 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
I traveled with my husband and two children ages 12 and 9. We took this 3 night cruise to test the waters ( pardon the pun ..lol) We had a wonderful experience. The food was great. The service was great! The cabin was great! The ... Read more
JusBeachn
Member Since 2017
1 review
13 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We took this cruise because of the Tim McGraw concert series. There's nothing really fancy about the ship itself. Our cabin was an inside cabin which is pretty much like any other ship in their fleet. The pool area was nicer than others ... Read more
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Pinkyoshi1
Member Since 2017
1 review
25 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I always have cruised with Carnival and I have been on this ship 3 times now. I hardly write reviews but we felt like this is worth one. We sailed last year on a 5 night cruise and it was different this time. First off the music that was ... Read more
Bmit
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
I was given this cruise as a gift. I enjoyed every last second of my trip! I would definitely go again however, I traveled with 1 16 year old and would take another teen with him next time to give him some company. There wasn't much on ... Read more
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macarole
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Faster to the Fun, good value, 1 price per cabin, got on quickly, got priorities to get to shore Room was ok, I booked an indoor room, no window, plenty of room for 2 people, queen bed was made from 2 twin beds, comfortable, who stays ... Read more
69cruiser
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was our first cruise and we chose Carnival because of the price and that it covered our birthdays. Our trip started well with the shuttle from the airport it was easy to use,( they found us) quick and our luggage was well taken care ... Read more
kycruiser307
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We selected this cruise because 2 other couples that are our friends had already booked this cruise. We wanted a balcony room ant the only one left was Cabin U224 which is a modified handicap room located on the Upper deck level 6 at the ... Read more
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