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Knowing its passengers and giving them exactly what they want -- good times at reasonable prices -- is one of Carnival Cruise Line's greatest strengths. This commitment to all things fun is evident on Carnival ...
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Klondikecruiser
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
We departed on our cruise December 28th 2015 for a New Years Eve cruise. Galveston parking when we arrived at 10:00 our scheduled time. The Galveston port authority had not opened the parking lot yet and so we had to wait until after ... Read more
kwbound
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
1,593 forum post
2 helpful votes
This review is just going to be some observations from our family Christmas cruise on the Triumph. This is our 13th cruise, our second trip on the Triumph. Our first Triumph cruise was in January 2014. Since then we’ve been on ... Read more
juhlenkott
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We are frequent cruisers and familiar with both Carnival and their sister company Costa. None of the perks or quality that we had experienced on previous cruises was present for this vacation. 1. We had Priority boarding that had us ... Read more
jp0011
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Carnival Triumph itself was okay, although very limited for younger ages and elders. The only thing you could really do was just lay out or go to the casino. Cozumel was very fun but with only 6 hours to visit, not much could be done. ... Read more
Hawkeye Mark
Member Since 2007
1 review
13 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Ive read some of the reviews of the Triumph for December. The reason we chose to go is we live in Houston and its an easy drive down there. From time we left home till sitting down for lunch was just a little over two hours. We parked ... Read more

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ITGeekGirl
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
This was my husband's first cruise and the first one I've been on in nearly 15 years. Food: There's no polite way to say this; the food on this cruise was pretty much horrible. So much so that it will probably stop me from choosing ... Read more
docsjs
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Embarkation in Galveston was a breeze, partly because with a "suite" there is priority boarding. However, security was tighter than at the airport, and less friendly. We were supposed to be met at the airport (IAH), but ... Read more
glad im home
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was my first cruise, and i was so excited, was rather amused to see so many kids knowing that christmas break had not started yet, and there was a rather obnoxious thug like group that ran unchecked the entire time. There were so ... Read more
Bubbatoby
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
My wife and I are getting close to retirement and had never been on a cruise so we thought we should add a cruise to our bucket list and away we went. When we travel by land, we prefer a clean, modestly priced motel room because we like to ... Read more
dfswies
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
sailed on a (5) day from galveston on the triumph. Ship is old , but adequate. This info is for repeat carnival cruisers, not first timers. The problem is carnival is cutting back and changing policy's, for the worse. First they ... Read more

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mutigerpaw
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
First let me say that 6 months prior to this trip, we sailed 7 nights on the Carnival Freedom. You would think that being on a different ship would yield a different experience, but no, it felt EXACTLY the same. Same restaurants (Guys ... Read more
jetjock71
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Overall the cruise was ok. My 4th Carnival cruise over the last 15 years. We departed late--very little info given as to why--Capt gave no "PA" or briefing over the loudspeaker--like NONE, NADDA--the whole trip..and we swapped ... Read more
globetrotter921
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
8 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We joined the Triumph in San Juan and sailed back to Galveston. This is one of Carnival's Journey Cruises which are offered occasionally and are different than their normal itineraries. We arrived in San Juan a day early and really enjoyed ... Read more
Henryhorn
Member Since 2012
1 review
19 forum posts
1 helpful vote
A mixed review but as the title says, this is a cheap cruise compared with perhaps Celebrity. We boarded effortlessly and by the time we found the stateroom our luggage was waiting outside the door. This caused a problem for those ... Read more
dreaming of the next
Member Since 2015
1 review
10 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
I have been cruising for many years now, with both Royal Caribbean and Carnival. This was my most disappointing cruise so far. Embarkation (not a Carnival problem): The port of Gavlveston has changed their operations since our last ... Read more

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stenogirl
Member Since 2005
1 review
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
This was my 8th cruise. We actually had a suite on this sailing since we were going to be gone for 11 days. We were really excited because we are Gold members and sailing in a suite gives us Priority Boarding. However, when we got to ... Read more
shinou
Member Since 2012
1 review
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We loved our 11 day journey from Galveston to San Juan. Most of the folks on the cruise were staying to do the 10 day return trip and we wish we could have done this too. We have taken 7 cruises and always on Carnival so we cannot ... Read more
dkbaug
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just got back Nov 4, from 11 day cruise. Ports were great, with exception of Martinique, which was celebrating All Souls Day - everything pretty much closed down - and we were told Carnival didn't know..So that port day was a waste. ... Read more
gail shoults
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Find another boat, any other. Been on about 7 other cruises, this is the worst for the following reasons. : The mattresses are less comfortable than army cots : The spa amenities are the poorest I have seen on any ... Read more
trisha62ro
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Was extremely disappointed and will never use this cruise line again. The food was horrible and so was all service. We saw our statesman who took care of our room only once the whole trip. Room service took at least 30-45 minutes getting ... Read more

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glenn17
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
From Galveston my first choice for a cruise line is Royal Caribbean. However for me price is a consideration, so I often go on Carnival. For Galveston/Carnival my first ship choice is Magic, but the people we went with chose a date where ... Read more
AprilC
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
We just returned from being on the Triumph on the 15th. My husband had never been on a cruise before so I thought it would make a great 40th birthday present. Had it not been for the massive amounts of alcohol he imbibed I'm sure it would ... Read more
MelBlonde1969
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
My husband and I arrived in Galveston around 9:45 am. We parked at The Lighthouse Parking Lot which offered covered parking at a reasonable price and super friendly staff. This was our 3rd Carnival cruise (2nd time on Triumph) but the ... Read more
crusin memaw
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
All of the staff were very helpful and efficient. My sister and brother in law and I were traveling with three ladies that have both mental and physical challenges and we needed special assistance for them throughout our cruise. The staff ... Read more
Theloftons2004
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
This was a family vacation- with 6 people. We drove to the port and left our luggage with a porter. This was fast and easy. We arrived at the port about 11:45 am and we were able to board the ship by 12:30 pm. We were prepared for longer ... Read more

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