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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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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
silverdome
Member Since 2008
1 review
4 forum posts
33 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
17 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
Debhelen
Member Since 2016
1 review
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

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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
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
90 forum posts
19 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
7 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
tapickne
Member Since 2016
1 review
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

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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
114 forum posts
9 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
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
Springfarm
Member Since 2016
1 review
30 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
There wasn't a great deal to do on the ship wished they sold some sort of books in the shops. The ship was full of children that ran the ship with no parents with them. I can not tell you the times I was almost ran into or over by these ... Read more

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DeeDeeJoe
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Cruising since 1985 21 plus cruises. This one rates at the bottom of our list (there has always got to be one on the bottom and I guess this is the one without a doubt. Boarding was a snap (we had an Ocean Suite so we got ... Read more
limeade
Member Since 2011
1 review
14 helpful votes
Check in: we drove to the terminal and dropped off our large bags with the porter at 10:30 a.m. it was almost instantaneous! galveston embarkation team (outside terminal and inside terminal) is excellent! This early drop off of bags ... Read more
RCCL Cruisers
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
92 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Spent 3 days in San Juan prior to the cruise had a great time in old San Juan. It was our 5th Carnival Cruise, we picked it as we have heard in the past Carnival goes all out for their so called Journey Cruises and it had a good itinerary. ... Read more
Gladitsover
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Our destinations were the only attraction! Our days off the ship were amazing! Our days at sea?.. The Diamond Steak House should be the standard of quality for every meal! Guys Burgers...Awesome ! Servers All friendly, and eager ... Read more
sc6654
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
268 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We have been on the Liberty 2 times before, nothing was unexpected. This was a 12 day cruise out of San Juan to Galveston Tx. We used JetBlue from Seattle to San Juan, left at 11:00pm on the 5th going through JFK and arrived at 11:40am ... Read more

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glad2go
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
347 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was a 12 night repositioning cruise from San Juan to Galveston and it just flew by. We spent 4 nights in San Juan prior to sailing and stayed at the Coral Princess. The hotel was in a great location, reasonable and had a very ... Read more
Seasoned firefighter
Member Since 2011
1 review
806 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We're Platinum on Carnival and retired from our jobs so the longer trips are more appealing to us. We had never done a Journey cruise so that also was a positive thing, never been on the Liberty, another positive, and finally there were ... Read more
RJPerque
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
14 forum posts
15 helpful votes
First for this itinerary.....loved, loved, loved it!! Sure the boat is showing some signs of wear, who isn't and does it really stop you from having a great time!?!? Lots of fun, great service, enjoyed the food, booked all Carnival ... Read more
iambibs
Member Since 2006
7 reviews
153 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We flew out of Indianapolis the morning of a blizzard. We were one of the few planes that got out that day and arrived in sunny San Juan 3 days prior to our cruise. San Juan is wonderful and we had a great time there. We stayed at the ... Read more
Willi4u
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
13 of us just returned from a 7 day southern caribbean cruise on the carnival liberty. It may not be possible for there to be a worse cruise line or ship on the seas! The only plus was guys burger joint and our room steward Defri! The ... Read more

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