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19 Carnival South America Cruise Reviews
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ganthony103
Member Since 2015
1 review
The food was terrible. The dining room food was cold, improperly cooked, or simply tasted terrible. I apologized to the people at the table for telling the to try frog legs when they came out in a grease filled dish falling apart with no ... Read more
aussiegail
Member Since 2012
1 review
Thought to write a review on our second trip on this boat to Vanuatu and Noumea on Jan 30th 2014.This 11 night trip only provided one of the stops we were hoping for out of 5 as there was rough weather off some ports and we were rediverted ... Read more
LZorroTheFox
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
We were attracted to this cruise by both the price and the itinerary. We had never taken a cruise down the West coast of South America, and this seemed like a a great opportunity. Although the ship was going all the way to New York from ... Read more
ehogan
Member Since 2005
19 reviews
715 forum posts
We did all three legs of this cruise because of the itinerary and the reasonable cost. We felt that it was an opportunity not to be missed and were also attracted to the fact that we would be embarking and disembarking at U.S. ports. I ... Read more
Ocean Dancer
Member Since 2010
1 review
3,487 forum posts
Sailed February 2013
We flew non-stop across "our" beautiful country two days before we set sail to have breathing room in case of bad weather, delays, etc. Nothing was going to hamper this once in a life time adventure. We flew South West and saved a fortune ... Read more
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delds
Member Since 2013
1 review
2 forum posts
Took the 48 day (3 back to back legs) around south America starting in Long beach California on February 3 and ending in New York City on March 2. (my points may be out of order as they happened on the cruise) First it started off in ... Read more
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wack001
Member Since 2000
24 reviews
1,581 forum post
Sailed February 2013
My 27th cruise and the 6th on a Carnival ship: My group comprised 7 adults: 3 married couples (55-62 yrs) and an active single 60+ lady. I selected this ship because I loved the itinerary and it was a trip I have always wanted to do. ... Read more
dasreiseteam
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
139 forum posts
Sailed February 2013
We arrived at the pier in Long Beach at 12.00 pm. The private shuttle driver was told to unload our luggage in an area in the back where the only person in charge asked for a tip to take care of it. At 12.10 pm we stood in line, 2 hours in ... Read more
cruiselover55555
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
Sailed February 2013
I have taken 76 cruises and have never been on a bad one, some are better than others of course. This one was pretty bad from start to finish. I booked this one for the itinerary, Long Beach to Buenos Aires, two legs of a trip ( 31 days) ... Read more
dlstravels
Member Since 2013
1 review
The Ports we visited where great. The Splendor was run by a bunch of kids that really didn't seem to know what they were doing. We departed Los Angeles over four hours late after waiting in line for hours. Of course they say how sorry they ... Read more
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mikewrit
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
923 forum posts
Carnival offered a terrific deal for its Splendor repositioning cruise from the Mexican Riviera run to New York. We bit even though we knew the Splendor had a troubled past and some bad reviews. After signing up, we read a lot of bad stuff ... Read more
tangoman1129
Member Since 2013
1 review
5 forum posts
Carnival Long Beach to Santiago Chile leg 1. I just read the first review on this cruise, and was wondering if i was on the same ship. we found the cruise, with the exception of the embarkation disaster, extremely pleasant. when one ... Read more
MonocacyCruiser
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
337 forum posts
This is a review of the first leg of a three-leg cruise from Long Beach to New York City. This was my second cruise with Carnival since 1996, my Barcelona-Roundtrip cruise in October of 2012 was a very good cruise. -----Check-in in ... Read more
texcarol
Member Since 2012
1 review
Sailed July 2012
I'm single & was wanting a budget friendly vacation with some girlfriends. We booked with Carnival Elation for July 2012. I cant think of anything negative to say. Ive never traveled outside the U.S., or been on a cruise. From our hotel ... Read more
RetiredtoCruise
Member Since 2009
1 review
1 forum post
WOW what a wonderful experience. We were 49 days on The Carnival Splendor from Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco around Cape Horn. I would turn around and do it all again today if I could. Carnival truly out did herself. If Carnival ever ... Read more
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kislips007
Member Since 2008
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2009
I will never cruise on Carnival again! This was my 56th cruise, 8th on Carnival. Everything that could go wrong went wrong. Illness, running out of food staples, to misinformation provided by the crew-it all happened! The only ... Read more
canadiancruiselovers
Member Since 2009
1 review
The Ship...Exterior. Beautiful. Very stable, and maneuvers easily in tight spots, as we have witnessed in some ports. The outside deck plans were user-friendly with one minor exception. Would have been nice to be able to walk ... Read more
libby10205
Member Since 2001
1 review
1,285 forum post
My favorite part of the trip was visiting the ports, even the museums. My favorite port was Puerto Montt and seeing the Chilean horses. Next I liked walking among the penguins in Puerto Madryn. This cruise was a one time event so I won't ... Read more
barante
Member Since 2002
3 reviews
3,503 forum posts
FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Some people may have found this cruise memorable because it had one nightmarish embarkation, complete with an unidentified security breach - most probably a bomb threat - that closed the Port of Fort Lauderdale for ... Read more

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