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MikeD222
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
This was our 5th cruise with Carnival, sailing from Galveston TX. We used the "faster to the fun" feature this cruise and it sure was a big advantage. We had expedited embarkation (we were in the first 100 or so people to go ... Read more
daredneck
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
27 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Carnival conquest class ship, embarkation port canaveral florida. Beautiful day for cruising with friends and family. we started off by having bloody marys at the time out lounge. Ok it’s not only a drink it’s a meal. i ... Read more
richart1965
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was our 14th cruise with Carnival, and was the most enjoyable. My bride of 50 years, and I were accompanied by our daughter, son-in-law and 6 year old granddaughter . Canaveral was the quickest and easiest boarding we have ... Read more
Lgarth
Member Since 2005
1 review
363 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
We live in Central Florida, Port Canaveral is the only port we've cruised out of in 8 cruises. Embarkation is such a pleasant experience, as is disembarkation.... We sailed on the Carnival Victory for the 1st time. Past cruises were 4 ... Read more
dblake704
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
For starters: We chose this cruise for our annual cruise to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The days, dates and departure port of Tampa were convenient, so we booked the Paradise 4-day Cozumel cruise. It's a convenient getaway since you ... Read more
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Rubberyday
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Our first cruise, what a legend ship :) took us awhile to find our bearings, but by the end we had it down pat. The service by the waiters in the Truffles restaurant was first class, however the food was not up to scratch, very small ... Read more
Harrie$
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We left Sydney in great spirits and all of us were all looking to a great time together.( We traveled with 7 adults and 1 grand child) We weren't to be disappointed as we got on board, the staff was so friendly and very helpful we felt ... Read more
mtsnd1900
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
719 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
My wife and I have been on many cruises, including our three most recent aboard Carnival. We did the Sunshine last year to the Caribbean. For this sailing, we opted for a short, 5 day getaway sailing from NYC and going to ST John and ... Read more
Sarrabunny
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
My boyfriend treated me to this cruise for my birthday. We drove from Ohio to Florida right after Hurricane Matthew. Orlando is beautiful but the traffic was awful. We saw a lot of storm damage on our way but not in the city.This was my ... Read more
cruzelife16
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
we chose this cruise because of our anniversary. It was a first cruise for us. The ship was nice and clean. The crew was the best. The dining was nice. we know now the we don't really need to pack all the clothes we did. Once we saw ... Read more
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mftinvermont
Member Since 2015
1 review
12 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
After a 11-12 year hiatus of cruising we decided to come back after doing the "Disney Thing" with our son this January with Royal Caribbean. We had such a fantastic Royal Caribbean cruise we decided to take another in October, ... Read more
marlstone123
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was our second cruise on the Dream. If you like big ships and lots of people then this is the ship for you. Can't imagine the size of the new Vista which is already out and the Horizon which will be out soon. I think I will ... Read more
sparks1093
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
15,634 forum posts
12 helpful votes
The quick version- we had a great time, met some great people, had some good food and drink, and of course we had fun. Fascination doesn’t have the bells and whistles of the newer ships but she is easy to navigate, is well ... Read more
Dale Mazur
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We are done with Carnival. Don't stay in any of the rooms on the first floor. We were in 1212. Waves hit the side of the ship creating a loud noise, hard to get any sleep. The mattress was old and lumpy. The bottom less bubbles program for ... Read more
SeasthedayNJ
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
18 helpful votes
Disclaimer -- I haven't cruised with Carnival since 2010, so things have changed since then, in my opinion. We had an absolute blast cruising with friends for the 1st time! We sailed on Carnival Magic Oct 15-22 , 2016. 2 couples in our ... Read more
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KevinNJoan
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
For reference, cruises referenced for comparison have been Norwegian (Breakaway) and Royal Caribbean (Grandeur of the Seas). We do not smoke/drink/gamble (aka boring), so casino and alcohol related feedback. ********** CABIN ... Read more
A&Jfamily
Member Since 2007
1 review
3,002 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
This was a Anniversary get-away (also combining our birthdays) as well as a first time cruise with dear friends. We love the Sunshine, and especially the Alchemy bar and all the food options from JiJis to Sushi to Steakhouse. We have ... Read more
sheila.kelley
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We choose this cruise due to the dates we could travel. We heard from friends and seeing other reviews it should have been a great trip. It wasn't. The ship itself was nice. The stewards, bartenders and waiters etc. were excellent. The ... Read more
diffchic
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
My boyfriend and I were celebrating our anniversary. From the minute we arrive I felt like a superstar. I was pleased with everything Free meal at Jiji. They treated us so well. Every time I left my cabin and came back it was ... Read more
johnandtomnyc
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Carnival offers a great trip at a reasonable cost and delivers. The Sunshine is excellent and renovated. My partner and I are Platinum with this cruise line so we are always treated well. No wait to board and a lovely welcome at NYC ... Read more
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firecrewcapt
Member Since 2015
1 review
60 forum posts
Sailed October 2016
Not impressed with the ship one bit, not worth all the "hype" it was given prior to going in service. First time I NEVER bought a drink on a cruise due to the VAT. Carnival should be ashamed of their selves for not ... Read more
amharris829
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
This cruise was a new experience for us (never been to Europe) and absolutely wonderful! I am starting to realize just how "ship-based" cruising experiences are opposed to the company that is hosting the sailing (i.e. Royal ... Read more
CanaMan
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Just back from the Athens to Barcelona cruise Oct 2016. Boat is very nice. Great condition as new (even so all of the foyer carpeting had to be replaced during our cruise). Lots of room and rarely felt crowded. Drinks - beer, wine, ... Read more
Mace350
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We chose this particular cruise because we wanted to experience Carnival's new ship and at the same time visit some of the ports in Europe we had not seen before. As we have come to expect from Carnival, embarcation went smoothly, our ... Read more
nuttyoldman
Member Since 2016
1 review
We chose this cruise because we have never been to Half-Moon Cay, Dominican Republic, and the Grand Turks. We also chose this cruise to celebrate our October 11 anniversary. We sailed on the Carnival Freedom 2 times in the past 5 years ... Read more
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