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1,485 Carnival First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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805
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329
Average
172
Poor
100
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41
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This was the first cruise we have done and will not be the last. From the moment we started checkin to the moment we ... Read more
05/15
Start off with Galveston. Dirty Embarking, long long lines. Hurry up to wait. Room: Cove balcony to die for! ... Read more
05/15
We have just returned from our cruise on the Carnival Liberty. Although there were enjoyable aspects of the cruise, ... Read more
05/15
My husband, son, his friends, and I have just returned from a 5 day cruise to the Bahamas aboard the Carnival Valor. ... Read more
Embarkation was a mess in Charleston but I didn't really mind I was too excited about my first cruise! First day out to ... Read more

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05/15
My cousin and I took the Carnival Liberty cruise on May 2 2015. We stayed in stateroom 1455. We had an amazing ... Read more
05/15
I sailed on the Carnival Splendor the first week of May for a 7 day Western Caribbean trip. This is my fifth Carnival ... Read more
05/15
My husband and I were first time cruisers and after taking this cruise are also last time cruisers. It started out ... Read more
Awesome Vacay KatKov
05/15
Two of my friends and I were cruising for the first time and we absolutely loved it!! Everything was above our ... Read more
First Timer tramsey48
05/15
This was my first cruise and I was afraid of sea sick as I do get motion sickness. Starting takings meds for it on ... Read more

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I took my two children 21and 23 on our first cruise May 2nd with Carnival on the Victory. We had a balcony cabin on ... Read more
Worth the price chavinat
05/15
This was my first cruise, so I don’t have anything to compare it to, but I thought it was fantastic! Of course ... Read more
It was a good value for the money. holly99142003@gmail.com
05/15
This cruise was a good value for the money, but than again my friend won this cruise..so i guess that statement doesn't ... Read more
My husband & I sailed in the Miracle out of Long Beach on 4/25/15. We only live over an hour away & having ... Read more
05/15
The ship is clean, the staff are fantastic and food was delicious! This was my family vacation and our first cruise. We ... Read more

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While I was on the ship everything was good but getting to the ship from FLL we took the carnival shuttle and was ... Read more
06/15
my sister and I travelled aboard the Carnival Spirit as first time cruisers. For their 7 days to New Caledonia cruise ... Read more
We travelled on the Carnival Spirit from the 22nd April 2015 from Sydney to New Caledonia with our 3 boys aged 7 and 5 ... Read more
05/15
I loved our first experience on a cruise ship! We were celebrating our 10th anniversary. We stayed at the Ramada Inn ... Read more
My first cruise had been with Norwegian 14 years ago and I've been wanting to go again since then. My husband had ... Read more

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Let me begin by making the statement that this was my very first cruise and my very first time to this region. I ... Read more
05/15
This was a first cruise for our family - 40 something parents, 3 kids ages 13,10, and 5. We had 2 adjoining rooms on ... Read more
05/15
This being my first cruise, I don't have anything to compare to other than all inclusive resorts. My sisters and I had ... Read more
They didn't seem to keep us well informed of ships happenings,wasn't even aware we set sail. We had assigned dining in ... Read more
First cruise will definitely be our last which is unfortunate because it was enjoyable to see man different places in ... Read more

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