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507 Carnival Spring Break Cruise Reviews
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DSA92592
Member Since 2015
1 review
10 helpful votes
Cruising is such a wonderful time. This was our 10th Cruise but the first as a family. It was our 4th Carnival Cruise and we have done 6 on RCI. I have 5 children from the ages 14-25 so 7 of us. We started by picking where we wanted ... Read more
Micrandall
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We recently we cruised with our family. This was my husband and my 3rd cruise (2nd with Carnival). My children ages 14, 12, and 10 werk aboard with us, as we're my in laws. We found the overall experience to very enjoyable and ... Read more
GBpedsRN4life
Member Since 2015
1 review
16 forum posts
7 helpful votes
First, I must say, this cruise was a deal (price) considering the awesome ports we visited: St. Marten, St. Kitts, Puerto Rico, and Grand Turk. So considering I paid a bargain price, I feel I received what I paid for. She is a pretty ... Read more
tlehman
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
This was my first cruise ever and I have a fear of water and boats. Overall I have to say Carnival Sunshine did a really good job. The room was better than I thought and the crew was awesome. Every time we left the room, we came ... Read more
BahamaMama1214
Member Since 2016
1 review
41 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
This was a last minute cruise booked for spring break, and it being our first cruise we were really excited! We left out of Charleston -- the only port within reasonable driving distance from our home -- and explored the city in the ... Read more
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melly424
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
123 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Originally we were scheduled to sail on the Carnival Triumph out of New Orleans. Due to our daughter getting a Disney Internship job in Florida, we switched ships and sailed on the Carnival Paradise out of Tampa. Check-in went fairly ... Read more
mrsh678
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 forum posts
15 helpful votes
My mother and I sailed on our first cruise from March 14-19, 2016 on the Carnival Sensation out of Miami, FL. We flew in the day before and taxied to the port--the hotel informed us on arrival that their shuttles were full--but the taxi ... Read more
wsm614
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
This was our first time sailing on Carnival and we loved it! We had heard negative reviews but we were pleasantly surprised. The crew was friendly and helpful. We had no issues arriving or leaving the ship. Our cabin was clean and ... Read more
looloo12917
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
I chose this cruise to celebrate my 30th birthday with 2 of my girlfriends. We had a blast! But, I will warn you, this ship was wild. We didn't realize that it was spring break when we booked this cruise...and man was it spring break! This ... Read more
LoveCruisin15
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
I chose this cruise because the port is less than 45 minutes away from home. Before this cruise my longest one was only 6 days so I was hesitant about taking a 14 day. It was an extreme plus to have been on the ship for so long because we ... Read more
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Vettebuf
Member Since 2001
2 reviews
2,937 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
I just came back from my 24th and BEST Carnival cruise. The ship left from Fort Lauderdale. We went to Montego Bay, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel. The Conquest is definitely a Fun Ship and I made lots of new friends! We loved CJ Jones in the ... Read more
kfamily4
Member Since 2016
1 review
29 helpful votes
I have to admit after reading all the negative reviews I thought twice about booking on the Sunshine. I'm glad I ignored them. You get out of a cruise what you make of it. The new décor with the refurbishing was much more ... Read more
mrsfrisby
Member Since 2010
1 review
6 forum posts
28 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
This was the 6th Carnival Cruise I have been on, and might be the last. I've cruised the Mediterranean, and the Caribbean multiple times, and have always been pleased with Carnival. This cruise might have been so awful due to the spring ... Read more
katter24
Member Since 2006
1 review
29 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Embarkation was a breeze....all of 10 minutes....food at the lido was mostly good...there is always something you can find to eat that you like. The rooms were ready by 130 and were clean. We met our steward that first night and and he ... Read more
Mr.Blender
Member Since 2011
1 review
3 forum posts
20 helpful votes
Oh how the mighty have fallen. Utilized the offsite company Park & Fly just outside the port. The shuttle picked us up right at our vehicle and the driver assisted with the luggage. They must use a special entrance since we ... Read more
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nicmthr@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
It's been a while since I've been on a cruise and was excited for this trip, although I didn't have very high expectations. Overall, it was a fun time, but we were very happy to disembark. Pros: The staff and crew were all very ... Read more
sandij
Member Since 2001
1 review
1,823 forum post
1 helpful vote
This is a lovely ship, probably the largest we have sailed on in our 30 plus years of cruising. We always go in the spring time and the spring breakers have never bothered us, until this year. And it wasn't the college students you ... Read more
tjn
Member Since 2005
1 review
417 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Our cabin was beautiful, plenty of room for 2 adults and 1 "child" (he is 14, but 6'2"!) We enjoyed the sports deck and the multitude of things to do each day. The food, as always, was excellent. I have never had a ... Read more
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Minnesota_Gran/Gramp
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
7 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Clean,good safe ports, excellent service.The kids loved the ice cream machines. The lemonade and coffee was always good. Enjoyed Fish and Chips. Found it the last couple days. Didn't wait to eat at late seating dining room. 8:15 was too ... Read more
jerryt
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
I’ve cruised several times before, but this was my first time on the Fascination. Also my first time on Carnival (previously sailed with NCL and Royal Caribbean.) Work has had me in Jacksonville for a few years now, so I thought I ... Read more
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cruise1013
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We've cruised on Celebrity, Disney and Royal Caribbean and this was our first cruise with Carnival. The positives of the ship were fun night life, plenty of lounge chairs for sunning, excellent piano bar entertainment, nice selection of ... Read more
lmcnabb67
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
After being on other cruise lines, I would recommend this cruise to those who have limited funds: college students, teens, young 20s or families on budgets. The good--Staff was excellent. Really cared. Nice, approachable and mostly ... Read more
Lmac11
Member Since 2015
1 review
39 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Background: This was our fourth Carnival cruise, and we have also cruised with Norwegian and Royal Caribbean. We are a family of four - mom, dad, two teenagers. After reading all the reviews, our expectations weren't that high, but don't ... Read more
nessz79
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
730 forum posts
11 helpful votes
We have been on many a Carnival cruise and this was our best one yet! The ship is new and has the most thrills of any Carnival ship (not counting Vista soon to be sailing). I'm going to break it down into the sections that are important ... Read more
skylane182
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
12 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Just off the Carnival Fascination for a quick Bahamas cruise. The weather was fabulous this time of year and the service on board was excellent. The only downside for cruising this time of year was that it overlapped with spring break, ... Read more
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