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381 Carnival Holiday Cruise Reviews

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A Really josiemartinez
12/13
Just returned from the NYE cruise out of Long Beach on the Carnival Miracle. A few impressions: Debarkation: Miserably ... 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
We sailed on the Christmas Cruise to a sold out ship. Literally every cabin in the ship was booked. Embarkation and ... Read more
Great Family Fun! CUONTHECs1
12/13
What an amazing time we had on the Carnival Splendor (Dec 19 - Dec 27, 2013). I would certainly recommend this ship, ... Read more
12/13
We recently sailed on the December 22, 2013 Valor Christmas cruise. This was a family cruise, our family, my sister's ... Read more

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12/13
For more than 12 years, my husband and I would travel to Las Vegas to spend the holidays. This year, another couple ... Read more
12/13
Husband and I wanted a year off from Christmas celebrations: no tree, no lights, no gifts. Church, music, dinner would ... 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
12/13
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
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

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Still thawing out.. justcruizin12
12/13
Returned several days ago from Carnival Conquest 7 night Carribean cruise which departed from Miami. Overall the ... Read more
Fabulous sas sally
12/13
Embarkment : no problems and very quick. Room, lovely room with extended balcony, our cabin boy was excellent and have ... Read more
Fabulous sas sally
12/13
Embarkment : no problems and very quick. Room, lovely room with extended balcony, our cabin boy was excellent and have ... Read more
For the 2nd year in a row, we spent Thanksgiving on the 7 day Mexican Riviera cruise. Here is a brief review and some ... Read more
Thanksgiving cruise that was a great break from the normal holiday bustle. PARADISEwas in very good shape for its' age ... Read more

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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
At the start, let me say that I am a career Hotel manager. I have managed big and small properties, in downtown areas ... Read more
This is the 3rd year in a row we've cruised over the Thanksgiving break, and this year easily met the bar set by our ... Read more
11/13
EMBARKATION: easy with RTF. OV room nice -Steward good. Weather: stank. I usually get a balcony room but glad I got ... Read more
To start off with a bit of background, we are experienced cruisers having taken almost 40 cruises already (mostly in ... Read more

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Myself, 46, wife 42, son 13 son 3 decided to spend our thanksgiving cruising. We took this cruise this time of year to ... Read more
11/13
I want to say thank you to Carnival and their awesome hospitality. My wife and I along with our two children traveled ... 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
11/13
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
Disappointed in the Breeze! Farmington Dentist
11/13
First off- I'm a pretty positive person. I am in the customer service industry and know how the guest should be ... Read more

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