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6,262 Carnival Family Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
2,817
Very Good
1,548
Average
1,000
Poor
488
Terrible
253
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First-Time Cruisers
1,705
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Romantic Cruises
1,550
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Senior Cruises
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JK79
1 Review
Member Since 2016
The Ship - Is beautiful. But you can tell that it is redone. Activities - What I could enjoy was ok and fun. ... Read more
gimbloom
1 Review
Member Since 2011
12 Forum Posts
Weather - 70 mph winds caused a 4.5 hr. delay getting into port, instead of disembarking before noon, it was 4 p.m. ... Read more
luv2cruz1313
1 Review
Member Since 2009
60 Forum Posts
I had not sailed on The Pride before she was put in dry dock and upgraded to 2.0, but what I see now...I love. I've ... Read more
liv2vac2
1 Review
Member Since 2012
12 Forum Posts
First of all I was a little apprehensive about the ship as the reviews have been very mixed. I went with an open ... Read more
BillGinCT
1 Review
Member Since 2016
The ship had WAY too many people on it. Imagine a shopping mall on Black Friday with a Free Gift and you can compare ... Read more

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debbiedavis53
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was my first cruise on the sunshine. My 12th cruise with carnival. This was by far th e worst cruise with ... Read more
mr jimmy
2 Reviews
Member Since 2004
96 Forum Posts
My wife and I travelled with my brother and his wife on the 11-day out of NOLA. Check in was the most efficient and ... Read more
Brettkort
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was our third cruise and best one yet. We traveled with friends who were first time cruisers. Overall, we had a ... Read more
goldi272
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
14 Forum Posts
Overall we had a wonderful time on the Breeze. We've only sailed on older Carnival ships before, so the Breeze with ... Read more
nygambo
2 Reviews
Member Since 2010
First let me say, I will and plan to cruise Carnival again soon. I can only speak about what me and my wife ... Read more

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jobrien63
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This wasn't my first cruise. For Carnival Cruise Line I am a Gold member with 2 to go to get to Diamond status. In ... Read more
zanicole
1 Review
Member Since 2015
1 Forum Post
As first time cruisers, we didn't know what to expect on our New Year's Eve cruise. We husband and I traveled with our ... Read more
GlobalCruiser1960
1 Review
Member Since 2016
We have cruised about 20 times on Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Disney and Princess. This was our first time on ... Read more
nixster74
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
My father invited us to join him on a 10 day cruise to the South Pacific, which we happily accepted. Having cruised on ... Read more
declansdad
1 Review
Member Since 2009
765 Forum Posts
This was our 5th cruise and 3rd with Carnival. Pre-cruise we spent 2 nights at the Intercontinental Miami, great ... Read more

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YOLO4578
1 Review
Member Since 2016
If you are someone who is sensitive to motion- BEWARE going out of Baltimore can be rough seas. This was my first time ... Read more
dfranks005@woh.rr.com
1 Review
Member Since 2015
12 Forum Posts
We stayed at Best Western on Cocoa Beach the night before our cruise. Dropped our rental car off and was then taken to ... Read more
cruisingfamily19
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This our 3rd cruise with carnival -food was very average, one less stop as the we could not dock at St Maarten. In my ... Read more
moose1989
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My husband and I went on a 5 day cruise to the Bahamas, leaving from the Port of Charleston on the Carnival Fantasy. ... Read more
13nhawkins
1 Review
Member Since 2016
I have been on around 20 cruises on various lines and this one was by far THE WORST. I am 21 years old, and have ... Read more

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Seabiscuit66
1 Review
Member Since 2015
9 Forum Posts
This was our first cruise on Carnival and second overall. Last time was 30th Anniversary back in 2001 on Princess up ... Read more
mjsrn
1 Review
Member Since 2012
22 Forum Posts
We enjoyed the cruise very much. This was my 4th cruise, 3rd on Carnival. Traveled with sons, dau in law, ... Read more
grandmalee47
1 Review
Member Since 2016
12/15
It was our second cruise on the same ship and itinerary from Charleston, SC, over Christmas. Our first was three years ... Read more
Jameslcfc
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was our 9th Carnival Cruise and one of the worst. We find that the management of the ship leads the way and ... Read more
Nyx7979
1 Review
Member Since 2015
12 Forum Posts
We went on the 8 day cruise out of Miami going to St. Maarten, Antigua, St. Thomas (USVI), and Amber Cove (Dominican ... Read more

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