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sunshinesmilin
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
My best friend's family was cruising and they had an extra bed available, so I figured I had to fill it and check out the Carnival experience! I've cruised with Royal Carribbean, Norwegian, and Holland America, but this was my first ... Read more
aotten01
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
I've been on 3 different cruise lines and 9 cruises - we have learned that the newer ships offer the best in new entertainment and cleanliness - so we opted for the Vista. The Carnival Valor had been our favorite followed closely by RC's ... Read more
cnowak1964
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Embarkation/Disembarkation both were a breeze. We arrived and since we had booked a suite, had priority. Our cabin was ready by 12;30 as promised. Predrag our Cabin attendant was spectacular. He met us as we entered our cabin, and ... Read more
jayinstyle
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Listening to cruise director and comedy club manger was like the movie Ground Hog Day. Both repeat, repeat, repeat , etc to the point of annoyance. I also don' feel the "fun staff" who lead the activities was diverse enough ... Read more
dmarie13
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed December 2016
We just wanted a 3 night cruise over Christmas, as we are snowbirds in FL anyway. This is our 3rd time on Victory in the last 4 years, not on purpose, BTW. We always get a balcony room, so we can enjoy peace and quiet. We really enjoyed ... Read more
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MomofKipper1956
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
4 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We chose the ship solely based on dates, length, itinerary, departure port. This ship was our only choice, we have friends who have sailed on Carnival (as had I in 1991) so off we went. In fairness, before my comments below, fellow ... Read more
CARNIVALCRUISE3
Member Since 2008
8 reviews
273 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I sailed on this cruise last Christmas, and decided to sail this year again. This was my 29th cruise, and 5th time on the Victory. We live 30 minutes away from The Port of Miami. Embarkation-I received an email that they wouldn't ... Read more
kconstantine
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
I just wanted a cruise that would cross through Christmas and the children suggested we try Carnival.Firstly were left 2 hours late 6pm instead of 4pm so after getting to Miami and staying at a hotel a day in advance to be sure you are on ... Read more
misterkevin
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
38 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
My second time this year on the Vista, we chose this itinerary as our first Christmas cruise and opportunity to enjoy the Havana area. Our ports included St. Maarten, San Juan, and Grand Turk. I was so amazed that so many of the crew ... Read more
curlyfry2012
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
I did this cruise reluctantly, last minute to help my son who was cruising for the first time at his request. I'll make this as brief as I can :/. (First, DO NOT DO SHIP EXCURSIONS. Do the homework and make your own arrangements. More on ... Read more
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JodiMom2000
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the port and itinerary and price for a family of four. The Glory is an older ship that has had some upgrades such as Guy's Burger Joint, Blue Iguana Cantina, Red Frog Rum Bar and Blue Iguana Tequila Bar. ... Read more
Lubalicious
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2016
We got a great deal sailing on Vista this past December from Miami. We traveled with 3 boys ages 2, 3, & 4, our nephews ages 11 & 13, brother and sister in law, and grandma and grandpa. We all stayed in balcony rooms, on levels ... Read more
SwtCandi
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
The ship was clean and the cabins were nicer than we expected. We wish there would have been more shows during at-sea days, and that someone would do something about the chair hoggers. Every time we went up to the pool areas, the ... Read more
Love2Cruz2015
Member Since 2015
1 review
918 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Nice new ship, large, but crowds well handled and dispersed. Would not recommend Your Time dining due to wait during peak times. Crew is still learning, not as service friendly as other carnival ships due to inexperience. Cabin steward ... Read more
mandtra
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 forum posts
5 helpful votes
I wanted to go on the newest carnival ship. getting on the ship was easy , getting to our room and out bags were waiting on us at 11:30am . first impression , was the ship looked dirty and not brand new . stains in the carpet and outside ... Read more
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BillnJo
Member Since 2005
1 review
32 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
It seems that Carnival has built a big ship but understaffed it and did not allow any extra amenities. Still only 4 buffet lines and the dining room that we ate in only held 700 people and was a single story. When we spoke to the Maitre ... Read more
Mooshel5276
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
Sailed December 2016
We loved our pre-Christmas cruise on the Carnival Glory. We drove to Miami from Virginia. It was my husband and I and our 15 and 16 year old kiddos. We arrived a little earlier then we expected so therefore we embarked earlier then we ... Read more
cruiserpro16
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We are experienced cruisers and we chose this ship because we typically have fun on Carnival cruises. However, the Vista was a huge disappointment for the following reasons. 1) The anytime dining option has people go to the 5th deck, ... Read more
Cara620
Member Since 2014
1 review
7 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We are family of 5, mom , dad and 3 kids. We loved the Family Harbor, specifically the lounge with breakfast, etc. We were in room 2422 and did not have a problem with noise. There was a bang or 2 about 1-2x a day, but nothing that ... Read more
tomhanks
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
11 helpful votes
Very unsatisfied with this cruise. As a frequent cruiser, and more specifically Carnival brand, this Cruise was far below expectations. As a part of the gold VIFP club, traveling on 7 Carnival ships in the past, this will be my last ... Read more
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funinthsun
Member Since 2005
1 review
431 forum posts
9 helpful votes
I chose this ship because it is Carnivals newest in 4 years. I have not been on Carnival since our trip on the BREEZE when she was new, ( which we loved). We thought that this would be an enhancement of the Breeze, judging by the promos. ... Read more
LcMermaid
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 helpful votes
This was my 10th cruise, 8th with Carnival. Deck one, interior. Our routine is a few days of relaxation on the Serenity deck, viewing the main pool games/contests, comedy shows nightly, followed by casino and dancing. Listing our ... Read more
carribmom
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
Sailed December 2016
Ship: was fine.... But it is getting a little old. we had 2 oceanview (2331 and 2327) cabins on main deck midship..... Quiet except when docking. the second cabin did have issues with smells coming from the shower..... And gurgling ... Read more
agrainger2
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
I am a carnival platinum.I wanted to try the newest ship.We were traveling with our family of 5 and a friends family of 7. Let's start with boarding.... Not a happy person to be found.It felt very sterile.more like the airport.My ... Read more
Markthepearl
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Well first the pros: Embarkation and Disembarkation was excellent. We were on and off the ship with little delay. The use of technology to move people was amazing. The stateroom was clean and the staff excellent. We loved the ... Read more
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