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Brett1997
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We sailed on the Breeze because it leaves from Galveston and is an easy drive for us. We parked right across from the terminal and that was a great choice. Embarkation had a very "third world airport" feel from the curb, but ... Read more
apodder
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Love, love the Serenity deck. I just wish there were more umbrellas. There was adequate attention from the bar staff and the hot tubs were great. Never had any trouble with people trying to have their kids there as I've heard before. ... Read more
dvond
Member Since 2008
12 reviews
707 forum posts
14 helpful votes
We have been on 30 cruises over 4 different lines and are now Platinum on Carnival. We booked this in spite of the shaky reviews as we got a great deal on our annual kids free cruise. Embarkation took 15 minutes, as easy as it can ... Read more
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DreadPirateRobert
Member Since 2003
1 review
6,519 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We picked this 8 day on the Splendor because of the itinerary. Only San Juan was a repeat for us. At first all I saw were complaints about the decor. Really, you pick a cruise based on the decor of the ship? Yeah, it's pink all right. ... Read more
Pipermac
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I read horrible comments about embarkation & disembarkation. We did not have the faster to fun pass and have no complaint about the process. We arrived earlier then our check in time of 2-2:30. We arrived at 1 and were on the ship with ... Read more
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BoonyPerth
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
This was our first cruise with Carnival. We chose this cruise to celebrate our wedding anniversary and my wife's birthday. We were very happy with the choice for the following reasons * value for money * friendly and enthusiastic ... Read more
Bob 65
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
This was only our second cruise on the Pride and really love the ship and crew. We live in Maryland and have done 5 other cruises out of Florida but have the Pride booked for next year to Bermuda. First time in Half Moon Cay and loved it. ... Read more
uncombedfro
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our 1st cruise. So we didn't know what to expect, outside of friends and family who have cruised before telling us...they guarantee it won't be our last cruise. They were so right. The staff was great. Super friendly, ... Read more
KionaShakesnider
Member Since 2017
1 review
My husband and I chose this cruise because we wanted to visit the Bahamas and the dates lined up perfectly following our wedding. However, when we arrived, we had to wait 2 hours to get into our room after driving 10 hours to get to the ... Read more
jailer man_sailor sam
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Disclaimer: This is our first vacation from work in 6 years, so having the time off to do this was a bonus in itself. This will give readers perspective of my optimism. Fact: This vacation is as good as you're willing to make it. Go ... Read more
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navydawg66
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 forum posts
My wife and I booked this cruise because it was departing from our local area and happened to be leaving just before our 23rd wedding anniversary. Having never cruised before, we didn't know what to expect, so we used a travel agent to ... Read more
christianettes
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
First NO AC in room hot came to fix it two times didn't fix so I asked for fan. This was first day we tried to get in hot tub but was cold. Pool to full to get in to any of them. The ship doesn't have enough pools or hot tubs for all of ... Read more
jackieo34
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise due to the dates, balcony and price. It was easy getting on and off the boat. We could bring a 12-pack of soda and two bottles of wine which helped to have in the room. Room service was minimal. We ordered two ... Read more
cece9922
Member Since 2009
1 review
215 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We decided to go on the Sunshine because it was doing a Journeys cruise and who doesn't love extra days on vacation! The ship is very clean and well taken care of. I loved how new everything looked and the layout of the ship was so ... Read more
lovermonkey
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
511 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
I have been on a few other Carnival Ships and I must say this was my least favorite. We were in cabin 8401 which I knew might be a bit loud. But I found it louder than I thought. It would sound as if people were walking in our cabin as ... Read more
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allimc2001
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
I didn't enjoy this cruise quite as much as my last one on the Carnival Freedom that I took with my mother. Part of it may have been the company since I went on this one with my husband who is kind of standoffish (this was his first ... Read more
mindyiswonderful
Member Since 2017
1 review
24 forum posts
7 helpful votes
This was our first cruise, so all I did before the cruise was research, research, and research some more. After reading so many negative reviews, I was a little worried, but walked into the ship with an open mind, and we were THRILLED with ... Read more
Toby2283
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
Since my boyfriend and I live in New Orleans, it was a no-brainer to take a cruise on the Carnival Dream. We did not bring kids, but there were many on this cruise. It was a real mixture of age ranges and races on the ship, which was ... Read more
toddwins
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
We knew the ship was old, but we chose this cruise for the fantastic itinerary. This was our 10th cruise; 2nd on Carnival. The itinerary proved so worth it. We loved every port. The ship, however, ranks very low, as did the overall ... Read more
Kristin1112
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
404 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We've been on 15 cruises -12 on CCL. For reference, we'll be platinum on our Vista cruise in July, so we purchased FTTF for this last one. We also had cheers (yes, worth it for us). Just got off the Glory - here's my impression. First ... Read more
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twatson5
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We chose this cruise for the destinations, we stopped at Cayman Islands, Roatan, Belize, and Cozumel. We stayed on the spa deck, it was quiet, close to the lido deck, and the room was nice and we loved our balcony. The food was all very ... Read more
hudboy7
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 forum posts
7 helpful votes
FANTASTIC SERVICE! Our cabin steward was awesome always bringing us fresh towels, ice, and making our birthday cruise special. Check-in was a breeze. The ship is definitely looking older but still kept up. The best part of the cruise was ... Read more
kmccorm
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
6 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
Nothing particularly good or bad to say about this cruise. If you are a craps player I would choose another ship that has more than one table because this cruise had so many players you could not get on the table. But they have 2 roulette ... Read more
bsulfridge
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
19 helpful votes
We chose this trip due to being close to Charleston and having been on the Ecstasy in October, 2016. It was also a celebration of our tenth anniversary. When we arrived in Charleston, the line to park cars was non-existent. It went ... Read more
Cruise8248
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
I chose this cruise as a first time cruise experience. My boyfriend and I went to get away and it was the perfect time for a trip due to our work and my graduation time. The cruise was horrible. I kept trying to tell myself that it was ... Read more
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