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Downpayment
Member Since 2013
1 review
102 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We set sail on the Victory! We wanted to celebrate 2 special birthdays. What a great time and the staff helped make it extra special. Our 16 yr old totally enjoyed himself. He enjoyed himself at the teen center (said he was not going ... Read more
Heni Pewhairangi
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
We, a group of 22, were all first time cruisers and we absolutely loved it! We didn't know what to expect so we were all a tad nervous. However, Carnival and it's staff made it a trip of a lifetime. Embarkation - if you don't ... Read more
tennmimi
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We went on this cruise with some of my Red Hat Sisters. We with several others are mildly handicapped and included one in a wheelchair all the time. This was the first time we had sailed with the new embarkation where you select your time. ... Read more
davch
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Fun is the Fun Cruise Line. It's been many years since I've sailed on a Carnival Fun Ship. I've cruised a few times on other lines and established a family during the interim. This time I sailed with DW, 10 year old DD, and 1.5 year old ... Read more
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wfibekfjqb
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
The ship is fairly large, there is so much to explore (on your own). The cabins aren't very spacious but are decent. The colors are very outdated. The beds are comfortable. The are many dining options, changing every day, the food is very ... Read more
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R Petersen
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We took the 3-day trip from Long Beach to Ensenada. We had an awesome experience and the entire weekend was just one long party. We got to pre-board for the wedding making it very easy, then a beautiful wedding/reception that was followed ... Read more
phillipmarshall
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 helpful votes
Who Cruised : My Fiancee, Myself, My mother, My sister, and 4 friends. Cruise Purpose : Wedding and Honeymoon Cruise Dates : 9/24/2016 - 10/1/2016 Departure Port : Port Canaveral Ship : Carnival Magic The Wedding ... Read more
tammynoahpark@hotmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This was our 7th Carnival cruise. There has been a group of about 8 couples who have been trying to make this an every 2 year trip. My husband and I have made it a little more often with some or all from the group. We really noticed the ... Read more
FannyT
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose this cruise in a line dance group same as we did 7 years ago on Carnival Triumph. However, this Carnival Sunshine Fun ship is a boring one. NO disco, NO private dancing time at sea days..Carnival dancing lessons was short and ... Read more
Sirknight
Member Since 2003
2 reviews
218 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Got a great rate when we booked this cruise.....after the week...it may be a while before we sail Carnival again...just way too many drunks! I enjoy a cocktail or 3, but when people get on board and spend the entire week drunk, it's just ... Read more
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kegar1
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
This cruise ship is good for first time cruisers. The ones that done expect much on a cruise. Don't expect anything spectacular because you wont get in it on this ship. Little pool, mediocre to nasty food, NO SHOWS. Windjammer food was ... Read more
stephanie_y1@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
I don't know where to even start. We were in a wedding on the boat, then went on the cruise with the wedding party, bride and groom, and about 40 other people. The wedding was complete chaos... The Carnival "coordinator" was ... Read more
Matlily
Member Since 2007
1 review
573 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Start by saying this was my 7 cruise, all have been out of Galveston, so far next year we have the Vista out of Miami booked. Embark: Due to the ship being delayed coming back with a mechanical problem, ship boarding was delayed ... Read more
Lucy See
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
As travel agent, always interested in personal experience to better sell the product. From almost 40 cruises taken, I consider this cruise the BEST! The itinerary, the activities on the ship, the eating and drinking venues! My only ... Read more
nohalo
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
I was with a group of 22 men and women, but it was made up of several smaller groups. This was our(3 women) 25th annual girls trip, first time cruisers and we shared a balcony stateroom. We had enough room but I would not suggest more than ... Read more
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filbin1406
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
WOW what an amazing holiday We departed from Sydney on the 30/08/2016 on the carnival spirit getting on the ship was so easy and quick our rooms were ready within the hour and our bags delivered no later that 5pm The ship was ... Read more
AlaskaDragyn
Member Since 2006
1 review
28 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the size of the ship, one of the largest ships doing a short itinerary. The date we required happened to be the cheapest of the year. This was my 7th time on Carnival and i am now questioning my ... Read more
Firemedic10584
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We went on this cruise as a celebration for a group of us passing paramedic school. Boarding the ship went pretty smooth. Our interior cabin was pretty small, but expected. The crew members were all friendly and helpful. But, I found the ... Read more
kbursmith@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Our cabin had a balcony & we really enjoyed the view during the cruise. The beds & sheets were very comfortable & my son said the bunk was too. The ship was like the other Carnival ships we have been on, not much different ... Read more
under1love@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Carnival Cruise Line Carnival Victory Cruise Ship, Port Canaveral, Florida really let me down! I got married on the ship and my wedding was amazing but what ensued upon cruising was terrible. 1) They were doing major work on the lido deck ... Read more
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ben4u46
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2016
The ship was nice and the service was excellent. Not good for seafood lovers. I went for the seafood but unfortunately I got none. The pools were smaller than kids wading pools. I an 70 yrs old and wanted to enjoy a cruise for the first ... Read more
fundshe@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
July 17-21, 2016 First Family Reunion on cruise ship and was it disappointing. I've cruised on several Carnival ships and the Victory is the worst experience ever. Ship smelled like sewage the entire 4 days, food was aweful and the staff ... Read more
gdaniels
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
This Carnival Cruise was a Concert Cruise, with the entertainment of Trace Adkins. I had only known this soft spoken man on Celebrity Apprentice and as Sandra Bullock's husband. I did not know that he could sing so well. He did an ... Read more
earlb311
Member Since 2013
1 review
19 forum posts
7 helpful votes
The dining room food and service were excellent. Putja and Marija were great servers. The buffet was very average. Guys Burgers was very good. Entertainment was very average. The excellence of the main dining room and casino earned ... Read more
gotti1038
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
12 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Freedom Ship We sailed with a party of 39 people, this is my 7th cruise on Carnival, my third out of Galveston. This was by far the best cruise I have ever been on. That is including the Royal Caribbean cruises I have sailed. The ... Read more
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