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sardam
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
65 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I travelled with my husband and two sons ages 6 and 8. We spent two days at Lego Land pre-cruise (fabulous by the way), spent the night in Lakeland then returned our rental car to the airport. We took Uber from the airport to port which ... Read more
kgms74
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the length, cost, and it was visiting ports we hadn't been to before. We hadn't cruised with Carnival before but it seemed to still be family friendly. We were traveling with Grandma and our 3 kids ages ... Read more
Luvnlyfagain
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
57 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We cruised with my family of three and two friends. Being from the Midwest, we flew into Melbourne, FL the night before. MLB is relatively small and very easy to navigate. The five of us spent the night at the Hilton Rialto, Melbourne, ... Read more
jkfrlf
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
We choose this cruise to celebrate birthday's! My son turned 16 on the 16th and my husband and sis-n-law both had birthdays on the 21st! We were very impressed with embarkation process, considering the fog delay. Went very smoothly. We ... Read more
rmatslu
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
My wife and I 5th cruise and 3rd on Carnival. This is an older boat that was renovated but it is very well maintained. There were 12 of us traveling in total. I had a room with my wife and 3 boys and the room was very conveniently set up ... Read more
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sbacon
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
The staff were wonderful, Very friendly and helpful. We had a blast. Great drinks, food and the experience on the ship with all the activities were great. Our Cruise Director "Emma" made everything more fun. The kids (even the ... Read more
PRechul
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Cruise was chosen my someone else, other than myself. See ALL of my comments in "Cabin Review" section below. Mix of folks on this ship was very weird. Anyone from senior retirees, to families, to LGBTs, to Special Needs, ... Read more
Kevin236
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
This was our 6th cruise in the past 7 years and the quality has gone down every year. For example the main evening entertainment was mediocre at best. The comedy shows were okay. The evening meals were pretty nice, the dinner crew were ... Read more
SDarling1
Member Since 2017
1 review
13 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
The Glory was my 14th cruise - I was a travel agent for 10 years and travelled a lot. I have sailed on Carnival many times, Celebrity, Holland America, Royal Caribbean and Princess various times. While Celebrity is still my favourite we ... Read more
Point Scoring Husband
Member Since 2017
1 review
18 helpful votes
We chose this cruise to celebrate our 25th Anniversary. This was our first cruising experience. The price was right, taking into consideration all the hidden charges.We flew in the night before and stayed at the Embassy Suites Conference ... Read more
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beachbum26
Member Since 2012
1 review
2 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
This was such a terrible experience, I am done cruising. First, our room was dusty and dirty. Our bathroom smelled like a porta potty, it was awful!!! Dust flew around our room constantly and you could visibly see it everywhere. My ... Read more
murrisj
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
I thought I would give travelling via cruise ship a try after a recommendation from a work colleague and the fact I was taking my son and partner with me. Normally I prefer to fly to a destination or several destinations and spend ... Read more
08720175
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed January 2017
We chose this cruise to relax, have fun and make lasting memories for our family. We succeeded! It was truly an amazing, pampering experience. To not have to think about cooking, house work, food shopping was a blessing. The ... Read more
yardvillecruiser
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed January 2017
I took my Mom on this cruise for her 80th birthday. Carnival treated her like a queen. Myself and other passengers wish security would have kept some of the loud, obnoxious and disruptive drunks under better control-they pay their money ... Read more
IslayDreams
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
It was our first cruise. What we liked: - Staff were friendly - Balcony cabin was great - Days at sea, we could get loungers - Lots of activities - Soups in the dining room - Breakfast in the dining room - Amber ... Read more
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terry5681
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
139 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Usually I go on an annual cruise with my best friend and her family. my hubby does not cruise . we stayed in M122. I knew the room would be small but sufficient for two people. all ports had beautiful weather. I stayed on the boat for ... Read more
Lpnwen
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
I was asked by my daughter to go on this cruise to help watch my eleven month old granddaughter while they were attending meetings. This cruise was their yearly business retreat. I have sailed with RC and princess ;I didn't expect ... Read more
Offroad2006
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
You can tell the ship is in need of an upgrade the interior is dated and several areas show a lot of wear from age. It should be remodeled or replaced. The lighting in the cabins was okay. We had quite a bit of storage. The sink in our ... Read more
2LoveBikes
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
55 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2017
Although the ship was old and the decor not my favorite, it had all the usual entertainment and great service. The main dance band Addixtion was very good. The Playlist Productions were mediocre in their vocals but entertaining. Food ... Read more
Mark&MaryAnn
Member Since 2005
1 review
66 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Eating We were very pleased with our dining room experience and loved the American Table menu at dinner. Our section of the dining room (Golden Pearl, Upstairs, late dining) was not very crowded and had very good service from an ... Read more
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odojoe
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
25 forum posts
9 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because it was a good deal for a balcony cabin. We had always wondered about those huge balconies aft of some cruise ships and we were able to book the aft most starboard cabin. We had a balcony with 3 lounge chairs and ... Read more
sue1219ran
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
9 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We picked this 15 day from Long Beach, California to Hawaii so we didn't have to fly to Honolulu. Third time on the Miracle and it's better than ever. So many great places to relax and enjoy sea days. Service was the best of our 15 ... Read more
eboiowa
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
I had been planning this cruise since the ship opened up for bookings. Was so excited about going on the newest and largest carnival new ship. Well after the fast and efficient loading process and entering the ship. The wow factor is for ... Read more
Hillgirl1054
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
6 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We had a wonderful time on the Carnival Fantasty Jan 14-19. We are excited Carnival is back to Mobile just an hour from our home. My husband and I cruised out of New Orleans on the Dream this fall and had a fantastic time but the fantasty ... Read more
Cruise life
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
1,162 forum post
20th Carnival cruise, mostly all good, but cabin location under galley was not best for light-sleeper. Should not need medication to help sleep, but that is what I had to do- kids slept fine and husband managed without sleeping pills, ... Read more
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