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bcardos
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
This was my birthday cruise for turning 65. We had planned to do a European River Cruise this year but life got in the way and on the spur of the moment we decided to try something close by - Charleston, SC for a quick 5 day break to the ... Read more
NYCruiserTwo
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
19 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We choose this cruise for the itinerary and price. We were looking for a short cruise, not going to the Bahamas. The preferred cruiselines were going to similar destinations for a shorter time, but for more money. We took a chance.. For ... Read more
Crazpony
Member Since 2017
1 review
12 helpful votes
We choose this cruise based on the itinerary, Belize, Routan, Cayman, Cozumel, ended up in Nassua and Freeport, not exactly what we wanted because of ship's engine issues. I've heard prior to cruise Carnival is a "Chicken Nugget ... Read more
sarahfaith99
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 forum posts
36 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
The Vista was amazing!! There were many food choices and the service was always great! Sometimes there was a little wait to get drinks though. The ship overall was very entertaining, there was always things to do.(shows, comedy club, ... Read more
Caribbean Chaz
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed March 2017
Took this ship to see if we could take New Years cruise on same ship. Well the minute we disembarked we cancelled our New Years cruise to rebook on Royal Caribbean. We have 30+ cruises behind us on Carnival, Royal, Norwegian and ... Read more
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Dave from Barrie
Member Since 2009
8 reviews
64 forum posts
We sailed out of Port Canaveral on the Magic on March 4.In our party we had 7 from Ontario and 2 from Michigan....We are all in our late 50's early 60's and enjoyed the shows in the theatre as well as the bands and DJ's that were there to ... Read more
MurrayC
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
I've cruised with Carnival several times before and had great experiences. This ship just needs to be retired. The engines couldn't power us to Grand Caymen so we had a new schedule assigned just the day before sailing (even though we ... Read more
mallory1522
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
This was my second cruise with carnival. The kids club was fantastic and we loved each individual that was within the kids club. Our cruise started off with what was suppose to be a stop in Key West, but due to winds we could not stop. ... Read more
wheresmybartender
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
Paradise needs to dry dock this boat immediately. Terrible experience. $25.00 for changing a port is a kick in the teeth. $12.90 for missing the port because of weather was pathetic. 2 engines were down is the cause of not being able ... Read more
sarahsloan
Member Since 2017
1 review
33 helpful votes
Carnival Paradise. WORST CRUISE EXPERIENCE EVER. Don't ever take a carnival cruise, ESPECIALLY on the carnival paradise. I just returned from what was supposed to be a 5 day western Caribbean cruise to Cozumel and Grand Cayman. For ... Read more
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pageg17
Member Since 2017
1 review
24 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
Me and my boyfriend (at the time) wanted to take a vacation that didn't cost us a fortune and would allow us to travel somewhere we had never been before. Of course our first thought was CRUISE! We looked into several different cruise ... Read more
Specialist001
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
I chose this cruise because my boyfriend and I wanted to get away for his birthday. He does not yet have a passport, so it was the perfect opportunity to travel out of the country and he not need one. This was his 1st cruise, but my 3rd, ... Read more
69cruiser
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
This was our first cruise and we chose Carnival because of the price and that it covered our birthdays. Our trip started well with the shuttle from the airport it was easy to use,( they found us) quick and our luggage was well taken care ... Read more
ctbednar
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
4 helpful votes
Was on the Journey’s cruise 14 days from Tampa ending in Baltimore. This is my 8th cruise with Carnival and have been on NCL and RCCL. I have done a 15 day to Hawaii with Carnival so we kind of knew what to expected. Wife and I are ... Read more
galaxrex
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
36 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We cruised late February on an Eastern Carribean itinerary on the Magic. Fog delayed docking by several hours but Carnival handled it well, even though we received the delay email when we were almost there. My wife and I both agreed that ... Read more
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jfangman124
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
This was our second cruise. Both on Carnival. I'll admit, I was a little nervous about being on the Sunshine after some of the reviews I read. But after our cruise, I have to say it was overall a very good cruise and the ship was better ... Read more
gogirl2017
Member Since 2017
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
We paid an extra $1,200 for a last minute upgrade to the owner's suite (it was a quick birthday weekend away). What an outrageously expensive mistake. It was a big room but horrible layout, dark, no privacy (we knew it overlooked the pool ... Read more
beachseeker72
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
3 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
This was our third Carnival cruise. We chose this date because it fell on our anniversary and we want to try cruising during more of an "off" season. Galveston is relatively close to our home, about 10 hours away so we made a 7 ... Read more
Woody22368
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
Went on this cruise for my wife's birthday, our anniversary and my birthday. We loved our balcony cabin on the back corner of the ship. The cruise director Chris the flying Scotsman was outstanding. Only question was why the food places ... Read more
DenisK
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
My wife and I just returned from a 5 day cruise on the Carnival Sunshine. This was cruise number 17 and the second time on the Sunshine. We had a great time, always wishing we would of done more. As far as being a long time cruiser we have ... Read more
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chica212
Member Since 2017
1 review
19 helpful votes
We stayed in Miami for a few days before boarding the ship and really enjoyed the Wynwood area. The embarkation was very smooth. However, once we boarded we saw construction crews and discovered that they were going to be working on ... Read more
Therese Youd
Member Since 2017
1 review
16 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
Everything from the staff and crew, accommodation, food, entertainment, shore excursions, embarking and debarkation, was awesome. Our first cruise and there wasn't one thing we weren't over the moon about. Our cabin was totally beyond ... Read more
miketaranto
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
I have enjoyed two Carnival cruises previously. A three day and 7 day. This one was not that enjoyable. Unlike the others the level of service was lacking. I enjoy being spoiled so this was my disappointment. The things different ... Read more
UAVPilot
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
The first thing we noticed was that all glass surfaces, external and internal windows, bannister dividers, etc., were filthy. We had an ocean view cabin on Deck 1, and that window even that had smeared blood on the inside surface (how the ... Read more
Working 2 cruise again
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
112 forum posts
9 helpful votes
This was the first cruise that my husband and I have taken that was just the two of us. We did not bring our kids or any friends along this time. We wanted to do this Itinerary because we are both certified scuba divers and wanted to dive ... Read more
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