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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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jemamc96
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
This is my fourth cruise with Carnival and my family's second cruise. We recently cruised on the Conquest, which is a sister ship of the Liberty. The layout was the same with the decor being a bit different. I will say upfront that ... Read more
nwphelps
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We have cruised most frequently on other cruise lines, and, frankly, perhaps unfairly looked down on Carnival. Therefore, our expectations were low, but we decided to give it a try because Galveston is much closer and less expensive than ... Read more
smtr467
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
I chose this cruise because we could drive to the port as we live in Texas. We took our children and grandchildren. We booked three rooms. The price was reasonable, but not a bargain. First of all, getting there was terrible. ... Read more
powccb
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We had a nice time on this cruise. The ship, although smaller than the Magic and some of the other larger ones used for 7 day cruises, was very nice and clean. The nighttime shows were good, but the male lead singer left a lot to be ... Read more
fuelerdude
Member Since 2013
1 review
66 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This cruise was a good vacation, overall, but there were a few misses along the way. We drove into the port the day prior to embarkation and stayed at the Hampton Inn. The hotel was right across from Wal Mart (Which was convenient for ... Read more

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frazier1950
Member Since 2010
1 review
19 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
This was a sister cruise for the three of us. This was my 24th cruise and 5th with Carnival.The cabin was not set up for 3 people. For 3 days we had to request the third set of towels. When I opened the closet it was full of wet towels. ... Read more
arlenevelezdiaz
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
18 helpful votes
Hello again. I posted a review a week ago ("a no no cruise"). This week i took the cruise with my best friend. Embarkation process - very good. Cabin - a "no no". We had cabin 1456 on deck 1. We were next to the ... Read more
wgb7428
Member Since 2009
10 reviews
102 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Carnivals new staggered boarding was a breeze. Our check in time was 12:30, we arrived at 12:05 and were allowed in. There was hardly no line and what line there was getting trough security moved very quickly. We were on the Conquest in ... Read more
kimshoes
Member Since 2011
1 review
3 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We have previously sailed on Carnival Triumph once, and Magic three times. We love the Magic but it's not sailing out of Galveston which is the most convenient port for us. We ended up sailing on Liberty since our son and his family were ... Read more
arlenevelezdiaz
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
13 helpful votes
We took this cruise, because we wanted to depart from Galveston, since we live in Houston. The embarkation was very smooth. We reserved a suite, and enter the ship around 11:30 am. The ship was clean and the cabin was very comfortable. Big ... Read more

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gary.henson@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
When you are planning and booking the cruise - you need to realize -- EVERYTHING is extra. The prices were not what we expected at all. My 17 year old said this cruise is " for those who drink or gamble" Spent most the ... Read more
dmar5
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
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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Mary P L
Member Since 2016
1 review
I'm part of a group of ladies that graduated college together MANY years ago and at graduation, we swore we'd get together once a year, leaving the husbands, kids, boyfriends, dogs, etc...at home and this year was a milestone for us - 40 ... Read more
lgrave79@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
22 helpful votes
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
15 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

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myracle777
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
2 forum posts
8 helpful votes
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
7 helpful votes
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
Riegal66
Member Since 2013
1 review
7 forum posts
8 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
28 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
21 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

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toshasmith363@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 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
16 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
cnava
Member Since 2016
1 review
26 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
28 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
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

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