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381 Carnival Holiday Cruise Reviews

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Fascination Christmas cruise 12/24/14 for myself, wife and three daughters. All experienced cruisers. Due to differing ... Read more
New Year's Eve Cruise Barbiegator
12/14
Just off Carnival Sunshine where we celebrated a new year with Son and family. I am always comparing Carnival and Royal ... Read more
Having just come off a 7 day Mexican Riviera cruise in a suite aboard the Norwegian Star, I wasn't expecting much from ... Read more
Recently, my boyfriend and me took a Carnival cruise on the Paradise during December 22-27 , 2014 . I was thinking , ... Read more
This was our fifth cruise with Carnival so we knew what to expect going in. We arrived at the port in Miami around ... Read more

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Xmas on Freedom sunlite
12/14
This was a beautiful and clean ship. It had everything anyone would want. The guys burgers were very good and easily ... Read more
December 14, 2014 Reimann_J
12/14
Very disappointed in this ship. It was smelly - former smoking areas have not been cleaned of smoke smell - several ... Read more
Ship information - Elation is one of the older ships in Carnival's fleet (1998) and it shows. Out toilet would not ... Read more
My family have been on several Carnival Cruises; however, this is our first time on Victory. The crew was nice, our ... Read more
The Ecstasy is an older ship, even though it had a recent upgrade with painting and carpeting changes. But it is old. ... Read more

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Enjoyable Week arcticfox123
12/14
We had a very enjoyable week. This was our 5th Carnival cruise and most of our expectations were delivered. Firstly ... Read more
We surprised our grand daughters (whom we are raising) with this as their Christmas present! Emma, age 16 and MC age 8 ... Read more
Hi all, just done two weeks on Liberty around the East and West Caribbean. Good information to start the cruise from ... Read more
Best Cruise to Date! luxurylivingntravel
12/14
I'm usually not one for posting reviews. However, after this cruise I had to give our highlights. My family & I ... Read more
We've been on many Carnival cruises. This was the first on the Carnival Magic. We began our trip at the Hilton ... Read more

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Carnival Miracle roglin711
12/14
Carnival was not "up front" with it's guests for this cruise. A lot of us didn't realize until it was too late, that ... Read more
12/14
Just got off the Carnival Victory 4 days Western Caribbean (12-18/12-22), our 7 cruise in the last 24 months, 6 on ... Read more
My family and I were very excited to take a cruise that we’d been planning and looking forward to for almost a ... Read more
This was our 17th cruise and 12th with Carnival. First time on the Valor. Found the whole process exemplary from check ... Read more
11/14
This was a family vacation with 8 of us so I realize we are not all going to be happy all the time. I have cruised NCL ... Read more

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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
12/13
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
Amazing Time on the Sensation TheCriuseDirector
12/13
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

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