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Simply walking around Carnival Spirit is like taking a trip around the world. Legendary Carnival Cruise Lines' designer Joe Farcus seems to have been inspired by every design style he could think of. The ...
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coordinator
Member Since 2006
1 review
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We started our trip out of North Carolina on Jun 7th, we had a stop over in Memphis, Seattle and finally Anchorage........the flights were ok, but an all day process, which we expected. The bus from Anchorage to the port of Whittier proved ... Read more
nukediver
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Carnival Spirit May 24 - May 31, 2006 Alaska Cabin 8182 We used cruise line booked airfare for our journey. The cruise line booked my family of 3 with 2 other families on the same reservation and had seat assignments all over the plane. ... Read more
chipster45
Member Since 2001
2 reviews
28 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We arrived in Anchorage a week early to visit our daughter who is in the Air Force and is stationed at the Air Force base there, saved on our hotel bill anyway. We did rent a car from Thrifty, a great deal, a Chrysler 300 luxury sedan, for ... Read more
djacobson
Member Since 2004
3 reviews
1,719 forum post
0 helpful votes
This was my sixth cruise (all with Carnival) which I booked in May 2005. I believe that one of the keys to a successful cruise to Alaska is planning ahead. The Cruise Critic board was a crucial part of the planning process. Because I ... Read more
djacobson
Member Since 2004
3 reviews
1,719 forum post
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed May 2006
This was my sixth cruise (all with Carnival) which I booked in May 2005. I believe that one of the keys to a successful cruise to Alaska is planning ahead. The Cruise Critic board was a crucial part of the planning process. Because I ... Read more

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jrmende63
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
6,785 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We have just returned from a wonderful cruise. We consist of Me (Julie, 42) Randall (Hubby, 45), Randall's Mom and Dad, Phyllis and Russell, hereafter known as Mil and Fil. Randall and I left our home state of South Carolina on May 13th, ... Read more
ten1868
Member Since 2005
1 review
31 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This is my review of the Carnival Spirit leaving May 17, 2006 to northbound Alaska. Overall we loved the cruise and were very happy in almost every respect to the ship, the crew, and Carnival. We left Vancouver on the 17th and got off to a ... Read more
Cruzguy
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
12 nt cruise from San Francisco to Alaska and back to SF (May 8 - 20) Was our 3rd Celebrity cruise, others being on Mercury and Galaxy. Celebrity has maintained their excellent service and value, even in this age of fuel costs, etc. ... Read more
Rhonda
Member Since 2000
6 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We just returned from our Alaskan cruise that sailed on May 31, 2006 from Vancouver, Northbound for Alaska. Our family consists of myself and husband (early 40s), sons (18 & 21), my parents (65 yrs old). My family has been on 6 ... Read more
Rick
Member Since 2000
7 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2006
Overview -- Itinerary for this cruise includes considerable at-sea time along with a relatively large number of ports-of-call. The cruise is available at a relatively low price and is on a medium to large, modern cruise ship offering ... Read more
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rokytop
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2006
First allow me to say that reading the reviews on this site helped prepare us for our cruise on Carnival Spirit a few weeks ago. We were married in February of 2006 and we spent our honeymoon on a cruise to Mexico with Carnival. We had ... Read more
cruisenut 1955
Member Since 2006
1 review
93 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2006
We arrived at San Diego a day early. no problems checking in early at the Marriott on Harbor Drive. What a pretty place and wonderful room. We knew up front that embarkation was going to be bad and CCL did not disappoint us. It was ... Read more
Trvlr37
Member Since 2001
12 reviews
2,529 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2006
We arrived at San Diego and checked in with no problems. We were told to be back at the pier by 4:00 p.m. to be bussed to Ensenada. They even ran free shuttles to and from a nearby shopping area. San Diego was nice and we had a pleasant ... Read more
sirhoward
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just returned while travelling to Mazatlan, La Paz and Cabo San Lucas....it was our fourth cruise and we have cruised with Norwegian and Royal Caribbean and our first was with Carnival. We found this ship's staff to be the best we have ... Read more
sirhoward25
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We just returned from a seven night cruise on the spirit to La Paz, Mazatlan and Cabo San Lucas......It was a wonderful trip highlighted by the best staff of Carnival workers that we have encountered in any of the four cruises we have ... Read more

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beemer
Member Since 2006
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I thought I'd send a review immediately after returning from our cruise on the Carnival Spirit, which took us to Cabo San Lucas, La Paz and Mazatlan returning to San Diego today (4/16/06). This was our 4th cruise ( 1st on Carnival, the ... Read more
D000OFUS
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I am a 16 year old girl, who traveled with my parents on a 7 night cruise to the mexican riviera. This was my 4th cruise. First, I will mention the good things about my experience: The cabins were really wonderful. There was a lot of ... Read more
janlee
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This is our fourth cruise, the second with Carnival. Our group consisted on two adult women and our two teenage daughters, both 15. We had two outside cabins on the lowest level. I have never stayed on such a low level but found it very ... Read more
hoobers
Member Since 2006
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first cruise on Carnival. We had chosen this cruise based more on itinerary rather than cruise line. I wish we had chosen differently. We are in our early 30s and were looking for a nice, relaxing trip away from work. We got A ... Read more
Rick Howell
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Spirit (03/08/06) review. We had a really nice cruise and met a lot of nice people. Here goes. We motored to San Diego on Tuesday, Mar. 7, to be there and have a leisurely embarkation. We stayed at the Downtown Comfort Inn. They have a ... Read more

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crocodile13
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our (wife and I) first cruise ever. We live in San Diego and thought that it would be very simple and fun to just drive down to the cruise ship terminal, park across the street and go....which we did. We took the 8 night Mexican ... Read more
happy cruiser
4 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just got back from 8 day Mexican cruise on the Spirit... Feb. 20-28, 2006. This was our 3rd cruise (2nd with Carnival). Embarking we had to wait(we got there at 11 or so), they didn't let us on until 12:30. Room was great... a fantail ... Read more
David Killingstad
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
For two thirtysomethings this was our 11th cruise together. We've sailed on Carnival, RCL and Princess. After a break of three cruises on RCL we went back to Carnival on the Destiny last year for our 10th anniversary. We noticed a big ... Read more
ANNA PAUL
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
By far the best cruise I have ever been on and this is my 4th. Makes me want to go on the Alaska and Hawaii one on this same ship when they have them. As long as they have the same employees I'll be a happy camper. The employees on the ... Read more
fishywinker
Member Since 2005
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I had booked a land vacation about 8 months ago for myself and my two sisters in Cancun, Mexico. But then the hurricanes came and dashed our dreams of beach filled bliss. After recouping what was left of our budget less the vacation ... Read more

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