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texascharm
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
50 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We are a retired couple from Texas. We arranged two cruises in Florida before we stayed with family on spring break there when we returned. Seemed to make the long drive more worthwhile! We left the Conquest in Ft. Lauderdale and ... Read more
E_onthego
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
This was my third cruise, and I (39-year-old woman) traveled with my 8-year-old daughter (her first) and my parents who are in their late 60s (their fourth cruise). My mother has mobility issues and has a scooter, and I have to say that ... Read more
RohanE
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed March 2017
Odd interior décor - lots of pink and gold. Staff at Casino Bar were fantastic. Ship layout was confusing as we generally got lost all the time - especially when finding restaurants (Gold and Black Pearl). Food on Lido Deck ... Read more
Dreamcatcher1
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
Looking for a beautiful fun ship for spring break with three teenagers and 3 families. Large ship and we had a family with a older 19 year old, a family with a 17 and y13 year old and grandparents. This ship was fun for everyone and ... Read more
Scanddreamer
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 forum posts
20 helpful votes
Liked the deportation city of New Orleans, 3 hours from our home, with family where we could spend the night before, and no need for a flight. However, very few people on the trip were from Louisiana. The ship was huge, with over 3000 ... Read more
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hdenning
Member Since 2017
1 review
26 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
We chose this cruise to fit our spring break plans. 5 days gave us time to get back home and get ready for the next school week. We have been on many cruises, including the Magic, The Ecstasy, the Triumph and now the Valor. The Valor ... Read more
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
Cruise Queene 55
Member Since 2017
1 review
18 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
This was my first cruise in the US. We paid 299 each for a balcony room. The room was huge compared to my cruise on Princess. There was a long bench built into the wall, and plenty of storage place. My one complaint about the room is that ... Read more
4Musketeer
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
We choose this cruise because we have heard of its good reputation. I am very happy that I had my first experience of cruising. The onboard experience is marketed relaxing and enjoyable as I have no dull moment. Watching sunrise in ... Read more
Childhood
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
We chose the cruise as we whent with friends that had cruised before. It was my husband and I very first cruise and I enjoyed every minute of it. There was plenty to do I did the trivia, bean bag toss (not very good at that )but ... Read more
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eksem
Member Since 2007
1 review
11 forum posts
9 helpful votes
This cruise got off to a rough start because of a difficult embarkation process and then rough seas for the first two days at sea. My wife and I both were ill. Now to the good. The balcony cabin was nice. Plenty of space and a nice ... Read more
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BaldLivesMatter
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Carnival's reputation made us avoid them for 35 years, but heard a positive report recently and gave in so we could drive vs. fly. FOOD: I have always said I'm not particular about my food; that I like almost everything. Give me a cold ... Read more
glad2go
Member Since 2007
6 reviews
353 forum posts
4 helpful votes
The embarkation and debarkation were the smoothest we've experienced at Port Everglades. The first two to three days were consistently rocky due to high seas but we tolerated it well and didn't let it interfere with our fun. I'm sure ... Read more
ScubaSu
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Chose this cruise because of where it was going and the ports of call, the dates and where is was sailing out of. The ship was recently redone so I figured it can't be too beaten up or worn out. I was disappointed with how hard it was to ... Read more
Green water junkie
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We like cruising out of Charleston because it's only a 31/2 hr away from Charlotte, NC. Parking at the port was quick, and both embarkation and debarkation the same. The ship was well run and clean. Our cabin (M211) was well maintained ... Read more
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69cruiser
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 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
dropanchor
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
443 forum posts
24 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
After leaving such a negative report on the Ovation of the Seas in Jan I thought it only fair I should leave a report on our last cruise on Carnival Spirit in March. We first cruised on this ship back in 2001 doing the Los Angles to ... Read more
MrChocoholic
Member Since 2012
10 reviews
96 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was the worst and the best of cruising on Carnival. First, PLEASE believe me that I always go into every situation hoping for the best but...somehow, some way or someone turns my attitude sour. From the beginning when I got that ... Read more
Banditswife
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
3,303 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We chose this cruise because it had 3 ports we had not visited before, the price was decent & we had never sailed on the Splendor. My 90 yr old mother & sister joined us for this cruise. Mom had only sailed a couple of times ... Read more
jfangman124
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 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
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docpeter1953
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed February 2017
Had a wonderful cruise. All cruise staff from Mohamed who kept my room clean (and folded towels different daily), the bus men/women, guest relations staff, and Vladimir the buffet floor supervisor ( easy to tell all his employees loved ... Read more
cruisebabe_2013
Member Since 2013
6 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2017
This was our 25th cruise, 7th on Carnival. We are an active couple in our 60s that enjoys cruising but we still feel Royal Caribbean is better. We chose the Magic because our friends booked it first and the price was good for us to join ... Read more
Leer
Member Since 2003
3 reviews
179 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We choose this cruise because w/love the ports and it was also our first cruise on this ship. We flew from La Crosse, WI. to Miami on 2/11/17. We stayed the night before our cruise at the Embassy Suites Airport in Miami. We have stayed ... Read more
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labpup16
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
We got in on a special pricing deal. It was scheduled a year in advance. In the past, we have sailed on four different cruise lines and they were all special in there own way. Literally my only complaint, through my bad choice, was our ... Read more
cruise-aholicRN
Member Since 2003
3 reviews
153 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
What can I say? This was a wonderful cruise. The service was excellent. The food was excellent. I especially liked the Nick and Nora steakhouse – it was amazing! There was lots to do on the ship , Never boring. I had the best mac ... Read more
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