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336 Carnival Holiday Cruise Reviews

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I am relatively new to cruising and this Christmas cruise on board Carnival Breeze was my third cruise on the Caribbean ... Read more
It has been three years since our last Carnival cruise, and after 12 years of cruising we decided it was time to take a ... Read more
Needs some improvements never cruised B4
01/13
Embarkation Was superb and very quick. Bags were delivered in a prompt manner. Stateroom We had a balcony on ... Read more
For all those contemplating cruising from Baltimore, here is a comparison of the two ships sailing from this port. We ... Read more
We sailed out of Tampa on Dec. 29th on Carnival Paradise. We had an oceanview cabin, and it was bigger than we ... Read more

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We drove from Chicago to New Orleans and stayed the evening before the cruise at the Hilton at the Convention Center ... Read more
Dec. 28,' 12-Jan.6, '13 There were 15 of us on Carnival Conquest cruise/ 14 of us first time, my mother went last year ... Read more
Let me begin by saying it has been several years since we have chosen Carnival for our cruise vacations. Why? In 2007 I ... Read more
We booked this New Years Cruise on the Carnival Splendor over a year ago; we got a great price and a free upgrade at ... Read more
Celebrity Glory #1cruisecoach
01/13
Just returned from the Carnival Glory Eastern Caribbean Dec. 29 - Jan 6. To be very honest, the reason we signed up ... Read more

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MY boyfriend and I took our first cruise aboard the Miracle from Christmas Eve to New Years. For the price we booked ... Read more
01/13
A group of six did our annual Christmas Cruise this year, deciding on the new Carnival Breeze 2.0 Class ship. Having ... Read more
My family just got back from our New Year's Eve cruise on the Legend and we really enjoyed this ship - overall, the ... Read more
First, I would like to start this review off by saying that my wife and I over all experience with getting on board as ... Read more
A CHRISTMAS LEGEND pljonesey
01/13
We took this cruise as part of a Virgin holiday fly, stay and cruise in Orlando. Check in onto the ship was quite quick ... Read more

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My mom (84) treated us to a cruise and paid $30,000 for all 22 of us to enjoy this family vacation. She is handicapped ... Read more
Carnival Conquest for Christmas dude/billiejo'smom
01/13
This is our 7Th Carnival cruise and we decided to book for Christmas. A bit different as usually we are "off season" ... Read more
01/13
We sailed the Southern Caribbean on the Breeze over Christmas, 2012. It was a pleasant cruise without many surprises. ... Read more
Christmas Cruise frostfreevacation
01/13
Generally, it seemed to me that most people were very happy with their cruise but based on reviews, unhappy people are ... Read more
Glory is Good Value ctdahlquist
01/13
We cruised the week of December 16 through 23, and I have a number of observations that I'd like to share. Rather than ... Read more

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01/13
This being our third sailing of Pride in past 12 months, mainly due to convenience of Baltimore port, we are in a good ... Read more
This was the third cruise for my husband and I, and the second for my parents. Always before we cruised with Royal ... Read more
01/13
A friend and I decided to get away for the dual holidays of Christmas and New Year's and decided that the Carnival ... Read more
Our 18 year old daughter went on a Royal Caribbean cruise with her friend's family last spring, and she made it her ... Read more
01/13
This was our first time aboard Fantasy. While it's true that she's the oldest ship in the fleet, she's also lovingly ... Read more

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