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So not go! Jimakos
08/16
I chose this cruise, because I wanted to have fun with my wife. I hoped I would find a clear and fresh cabin but I didn't. So I don't suggest it to anonybody. Besides doctor does not appear, if you call him. A nurse is sent in order not to pay ... Read more
This is a great ship for a lot of things to do on board. My focus is generally positive because there are a lot of great qualities about the ship. Here were some of my favorites: People - Staff was helpful and really good. These people work ... Read more
08/16
was rewarded a free cruise on the Grand Celebration through Royal Seas Cruises to Freeport, Bahamas. Had a terrible customer service experience and was given as little information about the trip as they could. had several hidden charges and like ... Read more
Someone reviewed this cruise and called it the "Motel 6" of cruise lines. This is not only silly, but totally unfair. As I understand it, the Bahamas Celebration cruise ship is a decommissioned Carnival boat that was sold to Paradise ... Read more
As a first time cruiser, I had an amazing time. Embarkation was smooth and easy. Registering online helped a lot. There was a lot of traffic in the Port of Miami, but not many signs giving you directions, so plan to loop in a few circles. The ... Read more
Relaxing and Fun mssmithtx
08/16
My wife and I mainly choose Carnival Liberty because of the Port is was sailing out of (Galveston) and for a long weekend getaway. We sailed Carnival back in 2000 & 2001 and had not sail on them until now, a lot has change (for the better) ... Read more
Absolutely Fine mrsmidge67
08/16
We have just returned from a week on board P & O Oceana (Venice to Genoa) and here’s what we as a family think. Firstly let me say this is not our 1st cruise we have been cruising since the mid 90’s. After booking Oceana I like ... Read more
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