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franl24fan
Member Since 2007
7 reviews
1,324 forum post
I have sailed on the previous Carnival 4 day cruise on the Sensation and the experience was night and day from the Valor. This was my third cruise on Carnival, I have done most of my cruises (25+ ) on Royal Caribbean. I just wanted a last ... Read more
MaggiJW
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
This cruise was an add on to our holiday in New Orleans. There was an issue with my not having my ESTA at hand on embarkation, I felt that I would not be allowed to board the ship without proof that I actually possessed one. Although I ... Read more
mike florida
Member Since 2016
1 review
61 forum posts
Balcony, drink package ,faster to the fun... Food was very good, gained 10 lbs drinks were very good worth getting the drinking package Service was very good, cabin,dining, bars ect all good cabin very good ... Read more
GoneSalin
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Reservation/help desk was very helpful and really cheerfully answered ‘any further questions’. Two seniors sailed on the smaller friendly Carnival Freedom. This review is not for their bigger ship sailing the same day. ... Read more
Trvlr37
Member Since 2001
13 reviews
2,581 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We have sailed Carnival a few times and we wanted to try Splendor for her thermal suite/t-pool. I am happy to say that we completely enjoyed the Thermal Suite in the spa - temperature was probably a little too warm for me, but my ... Read more
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Gailie girl
Member Since 2015
1 review
25 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
liked the itinerary, departure port and date. Lovely staff, energetic cruise director. Food was good. It was kind of a bummer that there were nights that multiple great entrees were offered on the same night-like prime rib and ... Read more
Sin City Sailor
Member Since 2015
1 review
16 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
The Imagination is an old ship in cruise ship years, but for short cruises it does the job well. The dining room food was very good, just not as many choices as other longer cruises. The staff overall was friendly and most helpful. They ... Read more
captainmayeye
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
this was the second cruise for my wife and I both being on Carnival. The first was a 5 day cruise last Oct. out of Norfolk Va and the second being this past week on an 8 day cruise also out of Norfolk .Everything on board was exceptional ... 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
Seasoned firefighter
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
845 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We had looked at this cruise for some time but trying to put a package together with airfares, transfers, Hop on/Hop off bus, hotels in Barcelona and the actually cruise itself was to say the least overwhelming. We just happened to get an ... Read more
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Pizza Gram
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Seven of my cousins joined me for this cruise. Most of us were first time cruisers so did not know what to expect. Everything went very well, we did not have long wait times to board and was able to get off ship in plenty of time to catch ... Read more
mallwalker
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
65 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Let me say that my husband are Platinum members. This was our third year in a row to sail on the Dream. We have always enjoyed being on her. Being we have been on this ship before we definately notice all the changes that were made. ... 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
floridanative1
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
91 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My husband and I chose this cruise to enjoy the intensive port itinerary. We purchased this cruise at a bargain discounter that included transfers from the airport to a fantastic hotel in Athens and another transfer from the hotel to the ... Read more
Fredwina
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
The Carnival Sunshine was a very pleasant surprise to a jaded cruiser like myself. I have cruised Carnival before and have been very disappointed, but the Sunshine has inspired me to give the line a closer look! The public spaces, the ... Read more
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oceanessence123
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
We chose Carnival Vista because of reasonable prices and port-intensive itinerary. I'm writing this because I had seen so many poor reviews which made me apprehensive before we left. All in all, we (my husband and myself, seniors) had a ... Read more
Shooshoo
Member Since 2005
6 reviews
539 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Where do I start? Probably the best vacation ever!!! We cruised on the Carnival Dream leaving New Orleans on Sunday, October 9th. It was me, my husband, our daughter and son-in-law, and our three grandkids; ages 14, 10, and 4. We drove ... Read more
davch
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Fun is the Fun Cruise Line. It's been many years since I've sailed on a Carnival Fun Ship. I've cruised a few times on other lines and established a family during the interim. This time I sailed with DW, 10 year old DD, and 1.5 year old ... Read more
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nobuns9
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
1,260 forum post
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We were suppose to go to the Bahamas but because of Mattews we had to go to Key West which was great. The Captain keep us away from the storm .I don't think we even had rain . This ship is old but still looks good.The staff was ... Read more
cal3san
Member Since 2016
1 review
I booked this cruise for me and my lady friend through Travels and Tours aboard MCAS, Cherry Point, NC. Given that it was not known to us until we boarded the ship the destination had been changed from Bahamas to Cozumel, Mexicio due to ... Read more
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29rintoul
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Chose this cruise as it was a new ship and we thought the price was good. The ship, food, entertainment and service was a big disappointment to both of us. This was our eighth cruise, our first and last with Carnival. They can learn a lot ... Read more
BonnieSeas
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We are retired and take 2 or 3 Carnival cruises a year. We chose a Premium Vista Balcony cabin. This cabin was more expensive than the standard one and would appeal most to those who prefer to enjoy the outdoor space in a private setting. ... Read more
Zoning out
Member Since 2001
6 reviews
24 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We have cruised on most of the popular cruise lines, and hadn't been on Carnival for a couple of years, so we decided to try the Pride out of Baltimore as it was the closest port to our home near Pittsburgh. Earlier this summer, we had ... Read more
rappjoyce
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This is my last cruise on Carnival. The entertainment was average. The bartenders were not friendly at all. Everywhere you went there were lines. I bought a drink card and even the cokes had to be opened at the bar before they would ... Read more
momb24
Member Since 2007
1 review
77 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Wanted to cruise New England/Canada and chose Carnival due to past positive cruises on other ships from their fleet. This ship is difficult to navigate from aft to mid and forward on many deck levels. Elevators noted not to stop on mid ... Read more
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