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693 Carnival Spring Break Cruise Reviews
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llemon1886
Member Since 2014
1 review
8 helpful votes
This was our 4th Carnival Cruise (previously on the Victory and twice on the Liberty) and this was by far the best ship we have been on. The size alone is a huge draw! Between not being able to feel the movement as much and ALWAYS ... Read more
juno39dog
Member Since 2015
1 review
21 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We did not have a say in selecting this cruise. Our daughterinlaw set it up as a family group cruise. We were generally "satisfied" but I'll elaborate. Our last two cruises were on Norwegian and Royal Caribbean. Carnival ... Read more
Kcheine
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Carnival is a great value and we wanted to try the new Vista. We loved it. It was totally handicap accessible for my son who is 16. He was able to get up to the Sports and Waterpark Deck on 12 which was great. We loved all of the ... Read more
aamato27
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
11 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Was the cruise perfect, no, but did we have a great time? OH YAH! I was worried because Carnival did not get the best reviews. We had a great time with a great experience. The dinning room food and the buffet was the most disappointing. ... Read more
dna529
Member Since 2011
1 review
1,005 forum post
5 helpful votes
This was our 13th Carnival cruise. We are trying to sail on most of the ships out of Eastern U.S. ports. After reading numerous reviews about the awkward layout of the Sunshine and how crowded it would feel, I can honestly say that this ... Read more
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IkeEsq
Member Since 2009
1 review
250 forum posts
3 helpful votes
A little background before I start. My wife and I are in the 45-55 range with an 8-year old son. Our only other Carnival cruise was on Imagination in 2004 (5 days Jamaica/Grand Cayman). Since then we have been on several Holland America ... Read more
parkerwilson
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
This was my families first cruise together and I wanted to make it special. I had cruised on NCL before but was in an inside suite. After having that interior experience, I opted for a balcony cabin. I also chose 6th floor and in center ... Read more
Melissalcsw
Member Since 2016
1 review
119 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Let me preface my review by sharing, that I’ve cruised a couple of times. This was a first for my SO and 2 children ages 15 & 9. I read many reviews prior to this trip, and read many negative reviews; but with that in mind I ... Read more
Kayann12
Member Since 2017
1 review
It was a amazing time. The weather was great in April. Let me start with the customer service. I purchased the Faster to Fun pass which was amazing. We boarded and disembarked early and went pass many lines which made the trip stress free. ... Read more
sbmommaut
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
This was a first cruise for us and we are HOOKED! The ship was beautiful and the crew were fantastic. I know some people have commented on the amount of PINK on the ship, but I really liked it. It is an amazing vessel. It was over ... Read more
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KandiKane
Member Since 2007
1 review
15 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We chose this cruise for the itinerary and for the fact that it was not a mega ship. We prefer a smaller ship. We never stood in line for anything. Service was A-one. The food was always hot and fresh. While the state rooms are ... Read more
HoneyCombe
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2017
HIGHLIGHTS First, I would like to preface my remarks by giving high marks to Francisco and Gregory (our waiters in the Posh Restaurant), as well as our steward, Ida. The Posh Restaurant was the highlight of our cruise. My husband and ... Read more
On a Cloudy Day
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
I picked this cruise based on the overall price, the fact that it fit my criteria in terms of dates and the destinations. Also, it seemed like it would have a nice mix of things to do. Overall, I was happy with our vacation. I'm a single ... Read more
jefgrahm
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
9 helpful votes
Full disclosure: My wife and I avoided Carnival like the plague. Then my daughter kept up her grades and remained on the honor roll all throughout high school. We promised her a cruise of her choice and she chose Carnival's Sensation, ... Read more
pacrat
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
175 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Did a five night cruise on the Triumph and had an excellent time. Did the Chef's Table, which was awesome. Had read several of the reviews about bad smell and how bad the ship state was in. I roamed the ship and yes the ship is a little ... Read more
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radolphson
Member Since 2013
1 review
27 forum posts
11 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for the itinerary (8 night cruise to St. Maarten, St. Kitts, San Juan and Grand Turk). We didn't have high expectations about the ship based on reviews I had read. Embarkation was awful...we got to the pier at ... Read more
nickb44
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
I went with my family of 4 and 9 other friends. It was my first Carnival cruise and my wife's second. I hadn't heard great things about Carnival. I heard it called the Motel 6 of cruising. My expectations weren't high for the cruise. ... Read more
nannysweet01
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
Our budget, and when we got on the elation, WOW, we had a grand time. The cruise director Kevin , was the best, our Waiter Christian, he was super. He knew what we wanted to eat, before we knew. food was fabulous, Oyr cabin was roomy, ... Read more
Devonna74
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
This is my 5th cruise with Carnival and 1st time bringing our kids. We picked up my dad and stepmom from Fairhope and made an easy 20 min drive to Mobile. Prepaid parking was the way to go. Our boarding time was 11 am, but we had ... Read more
abeason2
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
When disembarking off of the cruise ship, me and my husband summed up the trip in one word: disappointing. We have sailed with Carnival before--him one other time; me two previous trips. Both of those were amazing.The ship overall ... Read more
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Bunnygal
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
51 forum posts
Sailed March 2017
My cousin and our two mothers chose this particular cruise due to the ports proximity to my mother's house in Foley, Alabama and it being during spring break, when I'm off of work. I knew the ship was old, but was shocked that it was ... Read more
ModSquadFan
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
I departed from LA and the cruise had a Day At Sea, and stopped in Catalina, California, and Ensenda, Mexico. I didn't explore LA cause I've been before but its a fun place. As for both Catalina and Ensenada I debarked both days and ... Read more
bboy1995
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
We chose a cruise that had decent destination ports. We hoped that Carnival had enough experience in the industry to provide good entertainment and service during the transportation to these ports... we were wrong. During the cruise, it ... Read more
Cruisermom2005
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed March 2017
This was our first 7 day cruise. Our second family cruise for spring break. My husband, myself and our two kids(14,12). First of all loved the ship. My kids actually really enjoyed the kids programs, they didn't come to room until 1AM ... Read more
cdm289
Member Since 2011
6 reviews
22 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2017
My 2 sons (12 and 14) travelled on the Breeze March 26. This is my 14th cruise (10 with Carnival) and my sons’ 9th cruise (8 with Carnival). We loved this ship and the entire experience. The downfall for us travelling out of ... Read more
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