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StreakedBlonde
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
74 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We love Mexico and are frequent travelers to the Cancun & Mexican Riviera area. Since we had never been to Cabo or Mazatlán (& we love Puerto Vallarta), we took this cruise with friends. This was our 3rd Carnival cruise ... Read more
craigachan
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
We don't usually cruise Carnival maybe (8 times) but it suited us this time. I'm a long time cruiser with over 50 cruise. Don't stick to any one cruise line as I don't like playing the status designations. If they want to give me ... Read more
Givargas
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
13 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
HI. Let me start by saying that this is our 5th cruise and all of them so far has been on budget ships, so i'm not expecting luxury for the prices we pay. This is a way to bring the kids on a budget and we have been doing this for the past ... Read more
kindsche
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We chose the cruise based on price and time. I was bowled over! My expectations weren't high, but the cruise line was even better than the other two ocean cruise lines I've taken. It was as good or better as Viking, which is a premier ... Read more
mikemarj
Member Since 2007
1 review
6 helpful votes
I'm not a novice to cruising having been on at least six other cruises on three other lines (Princess, NCL and Royal). We wanted a quick getaway for our 40th anniversary and we hadn't been to Catalina Island. Carnival was the only option ... Read more
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Laurel1947
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
22 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
I chose this cruise as I was visiting my daughter in Los Angeles & a short trip was all she had time for. Price was right! We thought ship was nice, clean but old. The crew was nice and always friendly. We had an outside cabin and it ... Read more
CruisenMomEdmonton
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
I would love to wright a great review because their was some really good points, however Carnivals poor customer support to the issue my son and I had was very bad so BAD REVIEW!! First if you travel you can come in contact with these ... Read more
EricSkat
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
We got this cruise as compensation of another program's misrepresentation, but that's another review. ;-) Let's say we didn't have to pay for the basic cruise, only add ons such as shore excursions. Given the deal we got, and knowing the ... Read more
TNGALOHA
Member Since 2008
7 reviews
3,199 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We sailed on the Carnival Imagination Feb. 12-16, 2017. We chose this cruise because we had never been to Catalina before. We enjoyed our day in Catalina and Ensenada very much, they were the highlights of the cruise. The ship ... Read more
TheBearAK
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
Wife booked this cruise and we had 8 total in our group and 3 cabins. Upon casual glance about the ship it seemed oddly laid out and to me there seemed to be a lot of wasted space. By that, I mean areas that were rarely used by anyone ... Read more
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jsims
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
We've been on two other Carnival cruises on different ships each time. This by far was our worst experience cruising. It was our honeymoon cruise so we booked a balcony room on the 7th floor so we could enjoy the views from the balcony. ... Read more
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lbcruisermartin44
Member Since 2017
1 review
17 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
My wife and I took the Mexican Riviera cruise from Long Beach for our anniversary. We chose this cruise because we love Mexico, but mostly because we live in Long Beach and skipping a flight to Houston or Miami saved us a ton of time and ... Read more
cruise-aholicRN
Member Since 2003
3 reviews
153 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
What can I say? This was a wonderful cruise. The service was excellent. The food was excellent. I especially liked the Nick and Nora steakhouse – it was amazing! There was lots to do on the ship , Never boring. I had the best mac ... Read more
Dave1974
Member Since 2015
5 reviews
7 helpful votes
This cruise was for my husbands birthday, a couple friends came with us. We had a great time, the service was pretty amazing too. There were never really any waits for drinks. The highlight of the cruise certainly was the cruise ... Read more
jspqld
Member Since 2008
14 reviews
312 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Long Beach embarkation and debarkation is a shambles. I'm told this is not Carnivals fault. They blame Customs and Coast guard for the procedures at this port and that it is a training port for these services which is why lines get help up ... Read more
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Rocklin Cruiser
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
25 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
This my eighth cruise overall and after a mediocre cruise to Alaska in September, my wife and I had decided to not cruise for a while and do other types of vacations. But her sister and some other friends booked this cruise, and since it ... Read more
MSandy2017
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
This was my 6th cruise - 5th cruise with Carnival! This was my Husband's 1st cruise ever! We both had a phenomenal honeymoon! Our cabin was on the 1st floor Mid Ship and we didn't hear too much from below. We slept very well, ... Read more
jrlm59
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We went to Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlán, and Puerto Vallarta. Never went to those places before and I'm glad I did. It was a great experience. The ship was very nice, although as always there is room for improvement! Embarkation ... Read more
roger campeau
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
My Trip on Caravan Miracle Ship. !st Day, Was great entrance, having a cane for support meant I was somewhat handicapped, so I was whisked in front of the line. So great first impression. However, that was soon ended with an emergency ... Read more
HaringM
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2017
Although my personal circumstances put a huge damper on my cruise experience onboard the Carnival Miracle, I will say that there were no shortage of things to do. The staff was generally pleasant, the activities were well planned, and ... Read more
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Crazy Carolyn
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
The Miracle ship is a lovely ship esthetically, but there appear to be a lot of changes on board. The required safety muster drill at the beginning of the cruise was unlike any other I 'd experienced. We were physically checked off a ... Read more
Ratdoggie
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
132 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was our second "cousins cruise" on Carnival. This time there were 6 of us ladies, ages 49-65 with two cruise newbies. Since the Miracle was just returning from Hawaii, this was a 6 day cruise on the Mexican Riviera. After ... Read more
getta way mom
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
we went on the imagination in order to have a family vacation where there was something for all three of us. my husband and I went with our 10 year old son and the kids area left a lot to be desired. not open friendly hours never during ... Read more
behnama
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Me and my wife tried this 4-day cruise again after a while. Embarkation and disembarkation went pretty well. Cabin was nice, but lots of children noise from outside. Shower knobs are a little confusing. The service was good, main showroom ... Read more
avewads
Member Since 2017
1 review
28 helpful votes
This was our first cruise in 25 years. A lot has changed since then. Not a bad thing, but change none-the-less. The ship: Carnival Inspiration was a nice ship. It is 20 years old from what I have read. Very clean overall. The ... Read more
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