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4,876 Carnival Family Cruise Reviews

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09/14
We sailed on the Carnival Glory Eastern route out of Miami in April 2014. My husband, myself and our 14 year old son as ... Read more
If a humid rooms, sewer smelling hallways, drunks and bland food is your game then this ship has it in spades! This is ... Read more
Before I review the wonderful cruise on the Carnival dream, I want to be sure that our readers know that during the ... Read more
09/14
Sitting here reading all the reviews, Not sure why people think it was so bad. This was our first cruise. We had no ... Read more
My family of 4 had on Oceanview room on the Empress deck. We loved the location of the room, close to everything. Our ... Read more

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09/14
I had been hesitant to cruise in the past with Carnival BUT did understand that changes had been made to the overall ... Read more
Great cruise collinH45
09/14
The Cruise was really nice. We had a very fun time. The ship had some of the features of Funship 2.0. I am happy I ... Read more
09/14
Hello. I hope you enjoy this admittedly long-winded review. A little background first. I am a 58 year old man and this ... Read more
Good and bad Okiemom14
09/14
Went on the Carnival Valor August 10th through the 17th. Embarkation was fine. Rooms were as expected. Had a balcony ... Read more
Have been on two cruises and the first was wonderful. This one on the Elation was terrible! The glass elevators were ... Read more

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Before I begin, I would just like to point out that we sailed on an incredibly fortunate week where we saw very little ... Read more
This was our first cruise and we were very suprised how fun it was. The room steward cleaned the room twice a day and ... Read more
08/14
Our family are 16 people. Ages from 4-72. Cruise vacation is a great value and this is no exception. I will go again in ... Read more
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08/14
I cruised with a friend. We are both female 48 and 55 yr old. We work together so the time we could get off work ... Read more
My wife and I are parents and grandparents. We decided to cruise back to back on the Summit. During the first week we ... Read more

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This was our 4th Carnival cruise. We have also sailed on the Disney Magic(5), Carnival Magic(7), Conquest (7), and ... Read more
This is our 4th cruise on Carnival. We cruised on the magic in 2012 and even though the two hips are similiar the we ... Read more
08/14
My family and I have cruised several lines prior to our latest southern Caribbean cruise on Carnival. Not wanting to be ... Read more
08/14
This was our 7th cruise, usually went 5 days out of Jacksonville, but decided to upgrade to Mexican. The Sunshine rates ... Read more
Here is a brief review of our recent cruise on the Fantasy, hitting the highlights and the lowlights of the cruise. ... Read more

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08/14
Let me start with, this was a gift to our children and our grandson as a Christmas gift. My children are in their 30's ... Read more
08/14
Let me start by saying the kids loved it. Let me continue by issuing a word of warning - just because your kids love it ... Read more
We sailed on the Pride on August 17th. It was our first cruise and certainly won't be our last. I read a ton about this ... Read more
Having sailed this boat in October of 2013 before dry dock, this is a totally different ship. There were four of us in ... Read more
Just disembarked from the Carnival Triumph 4 day cruise from Galveston, to Cozumel, and back. We originally had just a ... Read more

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