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3,193 Carnival Port Canaveral (Orlando) Cruise Reviews

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Charlie109
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Sailed from Port Canaveral earlier this month after a amazing week spent in Orlando. We met with friends and spent a week on the Valor. Boarding process was initally quiet slow but once through security we were straight through. Firstly ... Read more
getupgo
Member Since 2011
8 reviews
459 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We are a very fit 73 and 66 year old married couple. We live in Clearwater five miles from the beach where we go regularly to walk, picnic and sunset watch. Yes, we do applaud setsets. We have cruised with Royal in the past but have ... Read more
Timmerjm
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We should have known this cruise was doomed from the start - after trying to sign up for the cheers drink package online 2 days before, the website was saying the drink packages for both of our rooms were already purchased and was not ... Read more
artrobstar
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2016
This was my first cruise and my hubby's second. We were very excited since we don't do much traveling and this was a big adventure for me. We met friends in Orlando, FL for a couple of days and it was an amazing time followed by a week ... Read more
chip70815
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
27 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
I will try to be as detailed as possible. First let me tell you I am not a picky person and also this is my second cruise. I purchased the faster to the fun package, well worth the money!! I skipped all lines and went straight to the ... Read more

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LTM2307
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
8 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Embarkation This went extremely quickly (we had faster to the fun). From the time we entered the port to our room was less than 1/2 hour. Dining Dining room staff were great, food was about the same as on any other Carnival ship. ... Read more
Ladyinflight
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
44 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
72 yo female taking a third cruise on Carnival. Had not been on Carnival in years. First two cruises were 4 days Drove to PC that morning as I only live approx. 35 mins away. Parked in near by cruise parking business. Valor did ... Read more
dp9672002
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Upon boarding the ship, it took over 6 hours to receive our luggage only to find that every item had been removed in their search for alcohol (2 of our bags had been checked by TSA). No respect for personal property or an effort to keep ... Read more
ELLEMG
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
This was my first cruise, so I have nothing to compare it to, but my two girlfriends and I had an amazing time (we're in our 30's and 40's). We took the Carnival Victory to Nassau and Freeport. We flew in the night before and stayed at an ... Read more
nanstersinger
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
This was a 13 day "journeys" cruise on the fairly recently refurbished Sunshine. Like other reviewers stated, the design sacrificed some public space to accommodate more staterooms. I like most of the 2.0 changes, but found it ... Read more

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Dreams2Memories
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Overall, this was a fun 3 day trip to the Bahamas. Our cabin was clean except for the black substance on the curtains. The beds/pillows were comfortable. Our balcony was a little rough looking. Rust spots and chipped paint. The ... Read more
Bfmqw2s
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
7 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
I read a lot of reviews before this cruise. Some good, a lot bad. The cruise started out on his energy and stayed that way. The ship is older, and it definitely is not like all the new larger ships, but it surely had all the elements I ... Read more
XanaXand
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
62 helpful votes
We have cruised 20 times since my wife and I got together. She has been on even more than that. This was our 7th Carnival cruise, but I guarantee you it will be our last. We were so excited about this boat. It was recently refurbished ... Read more
TC Cruiser
Member Since 2003
1 review
492 forum posts
21 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
My February 2016 cruise on the Carnival Sunshine was my sixth cruise and third time sailing with Carnival. Overall this cruise had a great itinerary and didn't have many major disappointments or pleasant surprises. If you know what to ... Read more
luvincruising
Member Since 2010
5 reviews
81 forum posts
6 helpful votes
I am glad that I bought FTTF. Checking-in at the port, using the short line at guest services, and debarking when we wanted was great. With 6 foot swells all week, this was the roughest cruise that we have been on. The swells were ... Read more

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lperkins1420
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
21 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Here is my Carnival Sunshine Review of our Feb 13 sailing 8 day eastern Caribbean-St. Maartan, St. Kitts, San Juan and Grand Turk. A little background-this was our fourth cruise and all have been with Carnival. We are gold members. We ... Read more
kmk01s
Member Since 2011
1 review
14 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We were on the Sunshine the week of February 13th. I read a lot of reviews before boarding and would have agree with most of the reviews. Every now and then you would smell sewage on the ship. Even in the gift shops. The drinking water ... Read more
Curly&Moe
Member Since 2010
1 review
2 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
This ship use to be the "Destiny" but in 2013 it was transformed to the "Sunshine." Let me say that Carnival had only profit in mind and not the customer. With the transformation came additional state rooms now the ship ... Read more
Canadian Explorers
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
First time on the Sunshine. Departure from Port Canaveral which is a very modern terminal with easy access. Boarding was quick and easy although they did confiscate our bottled water from our carry on. Despite what Carnival lists as ... Read more
UniqueMom
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
3 forum posts
23 helpful votes
I had a GREAT time on the Carnival Valor. I am a grandmother of a 12 month old and mother of a 12 year old. My daughter and her husband are professionals, as are my husband and I. Carnival is for the hippies, the bikers, the tattooed, the ... Read more

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jrjrmac
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was my first cruise and after reading a lot of the reviews about the "Sensation" being a ship that was small and needed updating. I found it to be quite accommodating. The room was what I would consider large and had a very ... Read more
my2kids
Member Since 2007
1 review
39 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Well we started off at the Port Canaveral Cruise port. It was very organized and well done. We were on the boat by 11. We had lunch on the lido deck as our room was not ready yet. Our room was ready and decorated with Anniversay get up ... Read more
Comedine123?
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
The Weather was freezing on occasions and raining which didn't detract from our experience .I loved the exhuberance and friendliness of the mainly American passengers and we had so many laughs along the way .We went to an island in Belize ... Read more
Largocruiser8
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
This was our 3rd time on the Valor and have always enjoyed it in the past. This time the air on the ship was totally idiotic. People walking around with winter coats....even scarves. I wore a heavy sweater the entire time. My husband who ... Read more
negroni29
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We are Gold Card members, always have the Grand Suite, are used to a certain level of comfort, and have been mostly satisfied on all previous cruises. This was the first time we sailed on the Sunshine and will absolutely be the last. ... Read more

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