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5,210 Carnival Family Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
2,543
Very Good
1,234
Average
749
Poor
354
Terrible
177
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02/15
We had our first cruise on the Carnival Freedom ship in Jan. 2015. My brother was married on the ship in port at Fort ... Read more
What an awesome cruise. Our group comprised of 4 adults and my 3 ½ yr old son, we did this cruise at the end of ... Read more
We used Eric for van shuttle service for our party of 8. He charged $10 per person each way 504-382-3700. He was ... Read more
02/15
Pre-Cruise Hotel: Quality Inn Gretna. $160 for one night got you a room, good buffet breakfast in the morning, a ... Read more
Great getaway! santaclaws
02/15
The Carnival Sunshine is a beautiful Ship! Food was terrific, taco/burrito bar was outstanding, Guys terrific! buffets ... Read more

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Worst food ever redhead71
02/15
I am a seasoned cruiser, but 1st trip on Carnival. The port is mayhem, no one to take your bags or direct foot traffic. ... Read more
02/15
My daughter decided to get married on Carnival's Sunshine on January 29, 2015. There were 36 people in our group and ... Read more
This was our first cruise, so in spite of a lot of research, it was an adventure for us. The departure process was long ... Read more
Never Again! LifetimeLearner
02/15
There was nowhere on the ship to escape the smoke. People were smoking on their balconies which clearly interfered with ... Read more
02/15
This was my husband and I's first cruise. We were celebrating our 20th anniversary. After doing much research, I guess ... Read more

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Love sailing from Galveston because of all the wonderful people we meet. Night before, stayed at La Quinta seawall and ... Read more
02/15
What part of.."I was on a cruise" is confusing?? :-) A great cruise.. with a relatively affordable, rate. Ship was ... Read more
02/15
We did a little 2 night cruise on the Carnival Imagination in Jan 2015, The Imagination is a smaller ship and it is ... Read more
I booked a cabin window so I could see out the window and it was dirty and you couldn't see out it, which I consider ... Read more
Memory Cruise kimmer1
02/15
We started our journey on Friday January 23rd, 2015 from Ohio. With 13 of us driving to Detroit, Michigan to fly to ... Read more

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Cruise from Hell Bingo5941
02/15
Had a miserable cruise on this ship, as a "fun ship", it was no fun at all. First of all, the ship's design is over the ... Read more
Not rated
02/15
Just returned from a wonderful five day cruise on the Carnival Elation. This was my fourth cruise but only the second ... Read more
My family decided to come aboard the Valor for the itinerary on first week of January. After being a VIP guest with ... Read more
I found this cruise online and it had a GREAT deal that I could not pass up. Without doing any research beforehand on ... Read more
Victory Jan 2015 fenwickian
02/15
Family went on the Victory and visited Falmouth and Grand Cayman. As faster to the fun members it allowed us to get on ... Read more

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We dropped of our Hire Car and the car comany took us to the port with their shuttle for embarkation. We arrived at the ... Read more
This was a cruise that I did not expect to take this year. My son asked for this cruise as a gift. I anxiously obliged. ... Read more
Surprisingly Pleased! katiegaulton23
01/15
We booked an interior room for a 5 night cruise with Carnival Victory to take our 3 kids on a vacation. We were so ... Read more
The gang: Three families of six adults (32-41) and five children (2, 6, 8, 8, and 10) who like to have family and adult ... Read more
01/15
Overall we had a great vacation! We met Wee Jimmy the cruise director for the first time. He is a wonderful man and ... Read more

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