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79 Carnival Transatlantic Cruise Reviews

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dbsmale
Member Since 2009
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We just completed the 16 day transatlantic aboard the Carnival Dream, Carnival's newest ship. Overall the cruise was ok but nothing to write rave reviews about. Embarkation was smooth and easy with no difficulties. Our embarkation was in ... Read more
seadog601
Member Since 2009
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I embarked on the Carnival dream out of Rome to New York City. I left Oct 26 arrived Nov. 12th. This is my ninth cruise with four previous lines. Carnival was the fifth. For the cost of the cruise, my expectations met the mark. I will ... Read more
TripleB
Member Since 2005
1 review
473 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We decided to try the new Dream as it was to be the "Pride of the Carnival Fleet" and because it was a trans Atlantic we thought it would have a seasoned, mature passenger group. On the point of the passengers, we were correct. Many were ... Read more
InterFC1
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
A little background to get started: We are a family of three (29, 24, and 2) who had been living in Italy for the past 2 1/2 years (my wife is Italian and our daughter - who just turned two for the cruise - was born there) and had ... Read more
Valp41
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
1,198 forum post
0 helpful votes
We are two retired Canadians ages 68years, This was our 8th Carnival Cruise. We flew into Rome from Toronto direct flight two days prior to embarkation and this flight set the beginning of a wonderful cruise. Stayed near to the Airport ... Read more

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LynnTTT
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
257 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I took the Transatlantic cruise on the Carnival Dream. This was 16 days/15 nights, leaving Rome, stopping in Barcelona, Malaga, Mallorca, the Canary Islands, 5 days across the Atlantic, then 2 days in Bermuda and ended up ... Read more
mrrickbear
3 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed October 2009
After a hectic four days in Rome, we get to the port. Now, as far as my experience with embarkation goes, this was absolutely the best ever. We were done in five minutes from arriving at the port to getting on the ship and all that ... Read more
lobo59
Member Since 2008
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2008
INTRO. My wife and I read dozens of Cruise Critic Reviews before choosing our cruise line for our first cruise. Then, frankly, we chose Carnival because we decided we'd rather cruise home than fly home after spending two weeks in ... Read more
bowwave
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2008
First, I must say that this is only the second time we have cruised on Carnival.The first time was out of Miami some years ago. Carnival at that time had a reputation for appealing to the masses,rowdy/less discriminating crowd and on that ... Read more
bowwave
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2008
First, I must say that this is only the second time we have cruised on Carnival.The first time was out of Miami some years ago. Carnival at that time had a reputation for appealing to the masses,rowdy/less discriminating crowd and on that ... Read more

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bluejays29
Member Since 2007
1 review
440 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2008
This trip was booked over a year and a half ago as a present for my husbands 50th birthday. Once we booked the cruise family and friends decided to join us and we eventually ended up with 12 people. From our very first phone call to ... Read more
AD5ZA
Member Since 2007
1 review
110 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2008
Arrived Rome just prior to noon on the day of sailing greeted by storm clouds and rain showers. Embarkation procedure was fast and efficient. The weather did change however. It got worse! Outright downpours that would have made Noah a ... Read more
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Dbaum
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2008
This was our 12th cruise and our third on Carnival. I brought my wife and my 5 year old son. We had not been on Carnival for several years. We purchased 100 shares of stock in Carnival so we received a stateroom credit. We booked the ... Read more
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sandy
6 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2008
We were first time cruisers, and the Carnival Freedom was an excellent choice!! Staff The staff was friendly, accommodating and everywhere!! No need went unmet, they had a smile from day one to day fourteen. They attempted to get to know ... Read more
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Kismet E38
Member Since 2007
1 review
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
You know where I'm coming from by the title. If you liked the Carnival Freedom on the 10/28 transatlantic, you won't like this review. We booked our tour a tour company which was very reasonably priced, and although their excursions ... Read more

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traveller123
Member Since 2006
8 reviews
318 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Transatlantic -Carnival Freedom - October 28 - November 11, 2007 Overall, this was a wonderful cruise on the Freedom. This was my fourth cruise, but the first time on a Carnival ship (in the past I've cruised with Holland America). I was ... Read more
mids2klife
Member Since 2007
1 review
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
BACKGROUND--My wife and I were celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary we are both in our early 50's. TRAVEL TO PORT--We booked our own one way airfare via Aer Lingus...LAX to Dublin, Ireland and then on to Rome, Italy. We landed Friday ... Read more
Alan
Member Since 2000
9 reviews
14 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Arrived at Fiumicino Airport in Rome as part of the Carnival cruise air package. Having been to Italy before, was not surprised at the utter confusion at the airport. Transported by bus to the port and waited at least one hour at ... Read more
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marie sylvester
Member Since 2006
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our 14-day crossing on The Liberty was excellent. We were very surprised at the quality of the food. It was "cuisine" with beef tenderloin offered almost every night, along with shrimp and other sea foods, lamb, veal, pork, and vegetarian ... Read more
Jack E Adams
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Liberty Trans atlantic 4/23/06 Ft Lauderdale to Rome then 05/07/2006 Rome to Venice. Em and debarking no problem. Food in dining rooms superior. Food at LIDO spotty however fish and chips superior. Harry's(twice) not worth the price as ... Read more

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Joko
Member Since 2005
1 review
437 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I boarded Liberty as a handicap person, but was dismayed that there were only 3 wheelchairs in use. After waiting more than an hour, I proceeded on foot. This was the only criticism that I had. Cabin: Well appointed and roomy, with ... Read more
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SHARONERIC
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We live near the port so we arrived about 11:00 embarkation was a breeze. We were having lunch by 12:15.. Our room was ready shortly after and we were quite surprised at the size and layout. 220sq.ft and decorated with bon voyage mobiles. ... Read more
Cliff Weyrick
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We furnished our own travel to the Port of Embarkation. We had no trouble with this. The Embarkation was long and slow. Thank god, we did not have children. First they lost our luggage and the pursers also. We were originally scheduled ... Read more
mltravel
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Wow we had a great time. The ship is huge and all roads lead to the casino. We had great service and food at dinner. Our suite was large and the room staff was great. The shows we saw were wonderful. The large screen on the deck was fun. ... Read more
henryhound
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We stayed at a hotel in Hallandale Beach (The Diplomat) prior to the cruise and took a cab to the port ($35). Embarkation was a breeze, cheery staff, well organized. We arrived at the port at 1130 and was on board at 1215! our cabin was ... Read more

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