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Bwk31525
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
15 forum posts
11 helpful votes
We are experienced cruisers who enjoy being on the ship. This cruise was a quick trip to the Bahamas that was inexpensive. We are able to drive down to Port Canaveral in about three hours so it is convenient. Our embarkation was ... Read more
labpup16
Member Since 2017
1 review
We got in on a special pricing deal. It was scheduled a year in advance. In the past, we have sailed on four different cruise lines and they were all special in there own way. Literally my only complaint, through my bad choice, was our ... Read more
VacationgirlSandy
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
My husband and I sailed on the Carnival Sunshine in February 2017. This was our 4th Carnival cruise and 9th cruise overall. Was this our best cruise? No. But it is very hard not to have a good time on a cruise. We found it relaxing ... Read more
Karensbud1
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
This was a 30th anniversary cruise. This is our 4th cruise. We enjoyed the stops and the friendliness of the crew so much that we booked another cruise for next year. We had a great wait staff. Our steward was charming. The whole boat ... Read more
kayrox
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
We had been taking yearly cruises until the last one in 2014. Happily we could go again and signed up The Magic. It is the sister ship of the Dream in which we took in 2012 and enjoyed. Embarkation and disembarkation went well. We ... Read more
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etsugrad2000
Member Since 2012
1 review
111 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
February 11, 2017 - Port Canaveral Good itinerary - great weather - didn't realize this was a "gamblers' cruise" and we're not gamblers. I'm sure they enjoyed it. We like Carnival's Sports Bars - get to keep track of U.S. ... Read more
sasha4906
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
We have been avid cruisers since 1995, and have seen a steady decline in the way cruise ships operate, treat their passengers, and the passengers' comportment as well. Maybe this has resulted from "any time" or ... Read more
billdog1983
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
We had done previous Caribbean cruises and wanted to return to St. Thomas and San Juan. Had not been to Grand Turk or Ambur Cove (DR). I like the size of the ship (not too big but not too small). Overall embarkation went very quickly ... Read more
mmackin
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
It was the superbowl cruise of the western caribbean. The first time 18 of us went. First time on the carnival magic for most of us. Dining was super disappointing. The food was wonderful but the service was horrible. Half our table (9) ... Read more
GSYogi9
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
This was our 40th anniversary celebration cruise (and our 9th cruise overall). We read many poor reviews lately, but wanted to do this anyway. The Carnival Liberty is not a brand new boat, so don't expect it. It looks like any other ... Read more
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twicewise
Member Since 2013
1 review
4 helpful votes
This was my 8th cruise, 4th with Carnival. I love cruising. We went on a quick 3 day from Port Canaveral to the Bahamas. The overall experience was unpleasant. We had fun, don't get me wrong, we enjoyed the 2 shows - they were great! ... Read more
E Dresser
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
The price and time were the main reason for this cruise. My sister was down from New Hampshire and needed some R and R. The medical staff was great . My sister was dizzy soon after we got on board. They got her a wheel chair , took her ... Read more
Goldenrule5333
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
Took this short cruise just to get away for a few days. Port Canaveral is a nice port and embarkation is usually fast. This time we arrived about 11 AM since that was the first shuttle our hotel had, so they were already doing embarkation, ... Read more
dpal2208
Member Since 2001
1 review
424 forum posts
We chose this cruise as a get away and reunite cruise with old friends we haven't seen in a long time. Originally booked on the Valor and switched to Liberty. Sister ships and all basically the same except no Fun Hub. This was a ... Read more
wsm614
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
Sailed four weeks ago
My husband and I traveled on the Magic with his two sisters and their husbands. We chose this cruise because one of the ports of call is Belize. Just being able to spend quality time with family made this cruise memorable. The ports of ... Read more
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RickandRobin
Member Since 2013
1 review
17 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
Only about 40 ft. longer and 18 ft. wider than Pride...yet with very similar public spaces, Magic has roughly 3 more decks full of cabins. Most everywhere...it felt crowded; the Pools...the Fitness Center...the Lounges...the Shows...the ... Read more
Vacapone
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
There were nine in my group and as usual we had a good time ( I mean we were cruising the Caribbean) and although we have cruised before on Carnival as well as Royal Caribbean this cruise was below expectations in a couple of areas. ... Read more
Fumes21
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We chose this cruise because of the locations that the ship was going, and that it was an eight-day cruise. Our cabin was on deck 10 in a Spa Balcony, but really didn't really use many of the Spa's facilities. We booked over six months ... Read more
Safety Guy33
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I've cruised quite a few times on both Carnival and other cruise lines. This was the best cruise I have had. The food and service were extraordinary. From the time we entered the ship Carnival lived up to their claim of FUN cruise. ... Read more
SamuelK
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
The service was excellent as usual with all of our Carnival cruises.The food was also good.The only negative was the only route across the promenade deck was through a smoked filled casino....The fact that the weather was great made ... Read more
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4serenity
Member Since 2013
1 review
173 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise because of the ports. We love to cruise and see different islands. I'd have to say that we love visiting new places so we book for ports before we repeat a ship. We really don't go to any shows as we live by & ... Read more
psicruiser
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
The staff collectively was the best of any ship I have been on (20+), from the waiters to bar service, to cruise director and staff. Unfortunately when the ship was redone a few years ago, they added too many cabins and sacrificed public ... Read more
vilmer80
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We chose this cruise as we were taking along first time cruisers. A three day was chosen so that if cruising wasn't their ideal vacation, the newbies weren't out too much time or money. We are Florida locals, so we didn't do anything in ... Read more
Cruise Bruise
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I live in Florida and arrived in Port Canaveral the day of the cruise. Debarkation was quick and we were onboard in less than 5 minutes (priority boarding). This was the first time we have sailed on the Liberty. Our luggage took ... Read more
CruiseKittyFL
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
72 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sunshine Review - Sail Date January 29, 2017 5 days to Amber Cove and Grand Turk Departing from Port Canaveral People in group = 10 Previous cruises: Freedom, Valor, Liberty, Breeze, Ecstasy, & Legend. I had read many ... Read more
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