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336 Carnival Holiday Cruise Reviews

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We flew into FLL on Friday night, rented a midsize car for $40 with specific drop off location near port of Miami with ... Read more
CARNIVAL GLORY 11/22 - 11/29 Eastern Caribbean - Thanksgiving We are not prolific cruisers, but my wife and I have ... Read more
We just got back from our Thanksgiving Week cruise aboard the Carnival Sunshine and had an absolutely fantastic time! ... Read more
Overall an OK cruise hockeycoachjim
09/14
Ok here is my first review so bear with me as I get acclimated to the process!!! I am going to cut to the chase ... Read more
This was the first 7-day sailing out of the US for the Sunshine, so it was loaded with loyal repeat cruisers. Over 200 ... Read more

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Amazing Time on the Sensation TheCriuseDirector
02/14
Ok, so this was my families 2nd cruise (2nd with Carnival). We stayed on the same class of ship of our first one. We ... Read more
01/14
We planned for a family reunion on a cruise ship so no one would have to host Thanksgiving at their house; no cooking, ... Read more
We decided to take the family on a last minute cruise over Thanksgiving, and I had narrowed my choices to NCL Epic and ... Read more
Fabulous sas sally
01/14
Embarkment : no problems and very quick. Room, lovely room with extended balcony, our cabin boy was excellent and have ... Read more
Fabulous sas sally
01/14
Embarkment : no problems and very quick. Room, lovely room with extended balcony, our cabin boy was excellent and have ... Read more

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01/14
EMBARKATION: easy with RTF. OV room nice -Steward good. Weather: stank. I usually get a balcony room but glad I got ... Read more
Great Family Fun! CUONTHECs1
01/14
What an amazing time we had on the Carnival Splendor (Dec 19 - Dec 27, 2013). I would certainly recommend this ship, ... Read more
A Really josiemartinez
01/14
Just returned from the NYE cruise out of Long Beach on the Carnival Miracle. A few impressions: Debarkation: Miserably ... Read more
01/14
I realize people on this site are probably seasoned cruisers but I will write this as a rookie because that's what I ... Read more
01/14
Husband and I wanted a year off from Christmas celebrations: no tree, no lights, no gifts. Church, music, dinner would ... Read more

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01/14
For more than 12 years, my husband and I would travel to Las Vegas to spend the holidays. This year, another couple ... Read more
01/14
We recently sailed on the December 22, 2013 Valor Christmas cruise. This was a family cruise, our family, my sister's ... Read more
A nightmare before Christmas... Breeze dec 22-30th - cruising with kids... Now here I go starting off negative like ... Read more
Port/Embarkation: First, we made a trip to a store to pick up a few things for the cruise that we didn’t bring ... Read more
Still thawing out.. justcruizin12
01/14
Returned several days ago from Carnival Conquest 7 night Carribean cruise which departed from Miami. Overall the ... Read more

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We sailed on the Christmas Cruise to a sold out ship. Literally every cabin in the ship was booked. Embarkation and ... Read more
I rented a "Grande Suite"! A surprise for my wallet! $$$!, and one for my daughter on Christmas! We opened the door of ... Read more
12/13
Took the 6 night 7 day cruise on the Breeze. Went to Turks, Jamaica and Nassau. Had a wonderful time. Very few lineups ... Read more
12/13
My wife and I took the Thanksgiving 4 day Bahamas cruise to Freeport and Nassau from Port Canaveral. Wife rides a ... Read more
Just returned from sailing on the Freedom during thanksgiving week. We booked this week because it fit our schedule. We ... Read more

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