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21,314 Carnival Cruise Reviews

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10,829
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4,730
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2,733
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1,413
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Carnival Valor

81% Loved It
photogcrazy
I wish I could say this was my favorite cruise yet but ...
rpomainville@gmail.com
Cruise ship is showing a little wear and tear, but was very ...

Carnival Legend

81% Loved It
Dalzell
This was our third cruise sailing previously with Princess ...
Davsal
My friend and I saw this cruise advertised at a great price ...

Carnival Miracle

81% Loved It
DesignedMyLife
I planned this trip for my mother's birthday and Mother's ...
Sdfun111
This was my first cruise. Overall I had a great time and ...

Carnival Freedom

80% Loved It
dmdiver
We live in Texas, so we drove down to Galveston the morning ...
LoveFamliyVacations
Sitting in Houston airport waiting for flight back to PA ...

Carnival Liberty

79% Loved It
Precilla15
My cousin and I took the Carnival Liberty cruise on May 2 ...
Bella0831
My family and I just got off of the Carnival Liberty ...

Carnival Conquest

79% Loved It
stajos
Service very good; food good; music around pool too loud ...
ladaallo
We sailed May 10th on an Eastern Caribbean itinerary which ...

Carnival Elation

77% Loved It
cruisentn
This is our second cruise. The first being on the Royal ...
Victoriarose529
The carnival elation is a wonderful cruise for anyone who ...

Carnival Pride

77% Loved It
missdee10
Cruised last year from Baltimore to Bahamas on Carnival ...
LShearer
We have been on many Carnival Cruise Ships. We also have ...

Carnival Triumph

77% Loved It
ladybugbk
I loved our first experience on a cruise ship! We were ...
DarciDrake
This was my second cruise with Carnival, first on the ...

Carnival Victory

77% Loved It
TammyE
This was our 2nd cruise on the Victory in 6 months eighth ...
beachlover95
My husband and I were first time cruisers and after taking ...

Carnival Inspiration

77% Loved It
chriskoontz
This ship is tacky to the extreme, 80s neon plastered ...
donaldjpalmer
My limited Cruising experience is only with one other line, ...

Carnival Spirit

77% Loved It
dstjnewman@bigpond.com
Thanks to all the staff and everyone else involved with in ...
jkenny
Can I start off by saying, thank god I didn't listen to all ...

Carnival Glory

76% Loved It
popeyeal
This was our second cruise on the Glory. The first was on ...
kshanks
I had pretty high expectations, and they were all met or ...

Carnival Fascination

76% Loved It
Terresa
This was my first cruise and I must say It was awesome! ...
kristinhale
We booked this cruise knowing it was a smaller and older ...

Carnival Dream

74% Loved It
Sistersthree+1
Along with my two sisters, and a good friend, I boarded the ...
Amthomas
Just off Carnival Dream! Had 2 cove cabins 2404 and 2408! ...

Carnival Destiny

74% Loved It
Stonefly
Wonderful cruise, 18 days of bliss. If you are unhappy on ...
dorawat
I had write this review and let everyone know that the last ...

Carnival Magic

74% Loved It
bearstartribe
Start off with Galveston. Dirty Embarking, long long ...
mlcromwell1
We had a great time. I could complain; but we still had a ...

Carnival Ecstasy

74% Loved It
cmecruise1962
I just came back from a 4 day cruise on the Carnival ...
Jstevens517
My husband and I used carnival for our first anniversary. ...

Carnival Breeze

73% Loved It
dreamweaver517
I have to say that hands down my expectations were exceeded ...
Lanette Mortensen
My husband and I sailed with carnival before on the ...

Carnival Paradise

73% Loved It
Edf6
We just completed a 4 day cruise from Tampa to Cozumel on ...
TraySea4
I have sailed on four different cruise lines of a total of ...

Carnival Fantasy

72% Loved It
zagoins
I am in my early 30's and this was the first cruise for my ...
Crissy21
This way my first time cruising Carnival. It will be my ...

Carnival Sensation

72% Loved It
awesomedaze@gmail.com
We had a great time on the Carnival Sensation for a three ...
littlelittle88
Our family of three left Port Canaveral to Bahamas, 4 ...

Carnival Imagination

72% Loved It
mylesmorgan91@yahoo.com
We went to Ensenada Mexico. My first cruise. I was ...
cruise-a-holic oldude
this was so bleak that--as a platinum level carnival ...

Carnival Splendor

70% Loved It
TARRA
I sailed on the Carnival Splendor the first week of May for ...
IslandDreamerToo
After being spoiled by the NCL Getaway with so much to do, ...

Carnival Sunshine

61% Loved It
Hospicenurse101
We just returned from an 8 day cruise on the Sunshine from ...
sportsjer
Our cruise encompassed Mexico, Hondurans and Belize. We ...

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