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Point Scoring Husband
Member Since 2017
1 review
26 helpful votes
We chose this cruise to celebrate our 25th Anniversary. This was our first cruising experience. The price was right, taking into consideration all the hidden charges.We flew in the night before and stayed at the Embassy Suites Conference ... Read more
artistsj
Member Since 2005
1 review
44 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My title sums it up. I thought it would be nice to have 4 days before and after visiting Hawaii. It did not think about the fact we may have to skip a port or 2. Even that did not seem too bad until it happened. In Honolulu, we were told ... Read more
cwb348
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
62 forum posts
11 helpful votes
This Breeze cruise was fabulous from start to finish. Food was very good (this is our 16th cruise) - except for the Indian food which was disappointing. Thrill theater was fun for all ages, hydro pool was clean and uncrowded. ... Read more
elliottclarence
Member Since 2017
1 review
27 helpful votes
I did extensive research for a southern Caribbean cruise and opted for Carnival Fascination due to value and number of ports. This was our first cruise as I always thought cruises were too formal and stodgy. This was another reason for ... Read more
Nottingham cruiser
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
7 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
I am not sure why people criticise this cruise ship, we have been on Disney, Royal Carribean, Princess, Costa, MSC, NCL and Holland America and the ship compares favourably against all of these with the exception of Holland America which ... Read more
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alelexxis
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
$189 Per Person Special Offer with Free Room Upgrade & $50 On Board Credit. Room E101 is PERFECT close to everything Prefer Anytime Dinning which is 1 Floor Above Stateroom E101 Cheers Program $240 Per Person, Start Drinking ... Read more
wisnir
Member Since 2015
8 reviews
21 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
This is my second Carnival Ecstasy five day cruise out of Charleston SC. It is an easy drive from NC. EMBARKMENT: parking is somewhat unusual, as they don't open it up until 11 am and then you snake through to the check in canopy, then ... Read more
musicmama70
Member Since 2017
1 review
We chose this cruise for a Panama Canal experience,& the other ports looked quite interesting. Being interested in art,we were challenged by the decor,displayed on the sight. Heard good reviews about "Journey" cruising ,so ... Read more
vette1cruiser
Member Since 2010
5 reviews
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
We choose the Carnival Ecstasy because it was only a 4 hour drive from our home, as opposed to going to Florida to catch a ship. We understood prior to signing up for this cruise that the Carnival Ecstasy was an old ship in need of being ... Read more
rosiefraz
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
5 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the dates and ports to visit. We always try to visit at least 1 new port every time we cruise. We had a group of 7 this time, most of us in our 50's, one 75 and 1 was 19 (our son). We had a blast and were ... Read more
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appaloosaflo
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
This cruise was perfect! The weather was sunny all the time, smooth sailing! The food in buffet was always good, we had chosen eat when you want in the evening. It was terrific! The shows were way beyond what I thought they would ... Read more
ekellyf
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Our flight was delayed getting in to Miami and we called Carnival to notify them. As a result, they were ready for us when we arrived which was a relief! It was a 40th anniversary trip that left on Dec. 26. We visited four ports ... Read more
cloudninecat
Member Since 2016
1 review
197 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was our first time cruising. We were celebrating our 20th Wedding Anniversary and it was our first time taking a vacation without the kids since our honeymoon. Overall we were very happy with our time on board and only had one small ... Read more
CH2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
First off, I feel bad for those who had a less than enjoyable experience on the Triumph. This was our 3rd Carnival cruise and our 1st on the Triumph. Our previous Carnival cruises were great, that's why we stuck with them in booking this ... Read more
Indian River Guy
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Cruised as it was a Christmas Cruise for 8 days returning on 12/26. Sailed Sunshine two years ago to Mexico and loved it! This is still a nice ship that has been remodeled nicely. About three thousand people which for us is a great ... Read more
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Larry6905
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
24 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We were a party of 4. Grandparents with teenagers. Flew into Miami stayed at Sheraton near port. Getting to ship was easy and boarding went smoothly. We had a balcony room. Which was beautiful. Even with two teens it was nice. Large TV, ... Read more
allenray
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Jacksonville is a convenient drive-to port, and we had not been aboard the Carnival Elation previously. Booking our first back-to-back cruises, total 10 days, we were optimistic that we would not be bored. As 80+ though active ... Read more
socrog
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
well...started of the adventure with our luggage not reaching us....thru Southwest, but they did a good job in making it right. but wife had a carry-on with some workout clothes...and i had one extra pair of shorts and t-shirt. the the ... Read more
Sharpe74
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
53 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Went on Cruise for the Islands. Loved San Juan the old city and the fort is Interesting. Grand Turks is very beautiful. Loved Jimmy Buffets grounds and pools. The ship needs some updating in the buffet. The food , the meat is very ... Read more
riffatsea
Member Since 2007
6 reviews
6,990 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This was the shortest cruise we have ever taken but by the end of it we were ready to go home! We usually cruise out of California but decided to come to New Orleans to relive our honeymoon and cruise on a different ship for a change. ... Read more
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LSauls7537
Member Since 2003
3 reviews
528 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We loved the Destiny, so finally had a chance to book the Sunshine. We booked 18 mos ago because I wanted an aft wrap. We had cabin 5430. We didn't know with the remodel that the "wrap" was missing. Oh well, not a big deal. ... Read more
lostsoulcruiser
Member Since 2014
1 review
32 forum posts
7 helpful votes
On the Dream from 11/27 to 12/4/16. It was a good cruise, fun, but you can tell Carnival is taking costs out of the cruise, it shows. Our cabin steward came by only once per day however we told him not to show up until after 10 AM and he ... Read more
Jolly Fishermann
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
For our second cruise to the Bahamas we chose to again sail from Charleston SC because it is convenient to our golf condo. it is easy to get to the port in Charleston and the procedure for embarking is rather straightforward and simple. ... Read more
andybruce
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
This was our fourth cruise with carnival. We really enjoyed our royal caribbean cruises but don't think the extra $$$ers are worth it so we go carnival as they are much more affordable for our income. Always wanted to visit pearl harbor ... Read more
Florida Library Lady
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
247 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We chose the cruise for the itinerary as we'd never been to Belize. It is also only an hour from where we live and we looked forward to the short drive. I think my 'booking agent' (husband) said he got a pretty good price on a suite. Only ... Read more
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