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The 2,974-passenger Carnival Liberty launched in 2005 as the fourth of five ships in the line's Conquest class. In fall 2011, Liberty became the first Carnival ship overhauled as part of the $500 million Fun ...
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dmar5
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My extended family decided on this cruise; my aunt & uncle being frequent cruisers. This was mine and my children's first cruise. I must say -- I was thoroughly underwhelmed. The quarters were small but I expected that. The food was ... Read more
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lgrave79@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This is my 10th or so cruise. Although other cruise lines offer a fancier trip, Carnival makes sure there is plenty of fun to go around! Let me start by saying that my husband and I have been together 40 years and enjoy vacationing ... Read more
Pinky_Depp
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
First cruise for my husband and myself. Also our first vacation/trip without any of our children. A gift to ourselves in celebration of 25 years of marriage (even though it's now been 26 years). We traveled with family (sister and brother ... Read more
myracle777
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
We live in Spring TX and Montgomery TX which is only 2 hours from Galveston so that's a plus not having to fly somewhere. Embarkation was terrible; . We had a 12-12:30 embarkation time but stood in line for an hour and a half...mostly ... Read more
kymann1
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
5 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Our favorite vacation is a Carnival cruise so we decided that's how we'd spend our 25th wedding anniversary. We can drive to Galveston in a couple days so we wanted to go out of that port. We chose this particular cruise because the diving ... Read more

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Riegal66
Member Since 2013
1 review
7 forum posts
5 helpful votes
So to start our vacation off, Carnival informed us on Thursday afternoon that they not be going to Progreso at all. Instead, we got to spend a day along the beautiful shores of Galveston. Don't get me wrong, I live in Texas and love it, ... Read more
JerryK13
Member Since 2006
4 reviews
7 forum posts
20 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
1. BACKGROUND: This was our 6th cruise (all on Carnival ships), but our first as just husband/wife with no kids or other family members. It was also our first 5 day cruise (all others were 7 days) and our first while school was still in ... Read more
smp1122
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
18 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
A family member booked the cruise. I traveled on Carnival over 20 years ago and remember it being fabulous and luxurious. Boy how times have changed. The embarkation was fine....cattle call but that is to be expected. Our luggage was ... Read more
toshasmith363@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
To say my husband and I were highly disappointed is an understatement. The lines were long getting on the ship even though we chose a check in window. The food at the buffet was absolutely horrible and it wasn't even warm maybe if it had ... Read more
L Jasik
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
13 helpful votes
My sister had used carnival cruise line before. She said that we needed to go on a cruise together taking our mom for mother's day. We left Galveston Texas on May 7, 2016 to go to Cozumel then to Progresso Mexico. Once on board we were ... Read more

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cnava
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
24 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because because it was a shorter cruise that stopped in Cozumel and it was a different ship that we had ever been on so we were excited to explore it. WRONG!!!!!!! One of the things that I noticed right away was that ... Read more
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Jakara55
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
27 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Just got off Carnival Liberty sale date May 7-12. The cruise that just came back experienced bow thruster issues and did not make Cozumel either. They knew ship was broken they didn't tell us until we were already in the ocean. This is ... Read more
JohnAllums
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
we had a good cruise, and even tho bow thruster problems kept the Liberty from cozumel, we still had full services aboard the ship.... anyway, progresso was wonderful. we measured by GPS - the pier is 4 1/2 miles long! we shopped ... Read more
silverdome
Member Since 2008
1 review
4 forum posts
29 helpful votes
Have been thinking about how to write this since returning. Was on the May 2nd sailing, left extremely disappointed. By now if you have been reading these you know what happened. Two weeks in a row, missed stops in Cozumel. Communication ... Read more
BE2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
15 helpful votes
This was our first cruise after years of trying to get my husband to take one. I am very disappointed and this will probably be our last one too. First off, the itinerary changed 2 different times. The first day of the cruise, the ship ... Read more

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Debhelen
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
22 helpful votes
Wanted to show our sibling, 8 of them Cozumel . We love Cozumel. We know carnival lines are know for young party crowds but we wanted a getaway to Cozumel and didn't want to cruise for 7 days. We got to window check on time. We had to ... Read more
bead_dazzled
Member Since 2008
5 reviews
48 forum posts
15 helpful votes
We sailed on the Carnival Liberty out of Galveston departing on May 2nd. The ship was late to arrive into port due to mechanical issues. That should have been our first clue that this trip would be a disaster. Embarkation was a bit ... Read more
michealwhitesr@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Wow!!!!! Our very first cruise and we had a great time from the boarding until the disembarkation. The Cruise Director Cory was awesome and we made it a point to be where ever he was to party with him. Our balcony stateroom was ... Read more
tphitman
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
88 forum posts
18 helpful votes
Took the 4-night out of Galveston on the Liberty. This was the 38th Carnival cruise for my wife and myself. We flew from Atlanta to Houston early on Thursday and had a car pick us up and take us to the Galveston cruise terminal. Easy. ... Read more
AprilBride2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
31 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was our wedding cruise so boarding was awesome as we had priority boarding over everyone else. We had an Ocean Suite and the cabin was plenty spacious with lots of storage. We didn't even use half of the cabinet or drawer space ... Read more

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tapickne
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We had an overall wonderful vacation! Our breakfasts and dinners were fantastic every day because of our wait staff. Headwaiter Michael, Team Waiter Made, Asst Team Waiter Jayson, and Team Bar Waiter Patrick were super and treated us like ... Read more
dillen57
Member Since 2010
1 review
3 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Carnival has dropped the ball big time. Room was so warm, after 1:00 am it seemed AC turned off. Miserably hot. Dining room food unacceptable, just chose to go to Diamond Steak House. Ship was clean. We had 3 different room cabin ... Read more
mrsjoey
Member Since 2003
2 reviews
108 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We picked this cruise because we like to sail for our anniversary that is in April. And we live in Texas and it is very easy to drive to Galveston. We have done all our cruises out of Galveston. I have taken 5 RCCL, 1 Princess, 6 ... Read more
Abbydew
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This cabin has very little noise, I was a bit surprised by this as I noticed the deck below us was the casino and clubs. The only time it was a bit loud was when the announcing from below was happening and it this was a very short period ... Read more
pearlandcruiser15
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
2 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Carnival Liberty - March 31 sailing This was essentially a free comped cruise from the casino. Just pay grats, port fees and taxes. Upgraded to AFT cabin on empress deck (7449) for a small fee. We are local to the Houston area so ... Read more

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