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DeeDeeJoe
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 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
95 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
16 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
282 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
5 reviews
350 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
4 reviews
845 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
156 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
11 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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CUJO5150
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
642 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We like cruising out of San Juan. It's real easy to get on the ship and the Old Town section is right across the street from the pier if you want to check out San Juan after dropping off the luggage. If you have priority boarding ... Read more
London Bridge
Member Since 2008
1 review
112 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My husband and I traveled with two other couples on a southern Caribbean cruise on the Carnival Liberty. Our very first cruise was on the Carnival Mardi Gras in 1977 and we didn't cruise again until the late nineties with our three kids on ... Read more
sabrejobs
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
9 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Carnival gets kudos for their itinerary. We took 2/21/16 from San Juan for 7 days. Their Southern Caribbean trip has some great ports and a lot of variety....love the 5 ports in 7 days. Their dining room staff is exceptional, esp. their ... Read more
travlinround
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
14 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2016
Valentine and Birthday! We were on the Liberty in 2014 and loved it. We didn't plan on having the same cruise director but was an Awesome surprise! Love Corey Rogers!! First, embarkation is way too easy! Landed in SJU and was 15 min to ... Read more
napoleonmetelus
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
The taxi ride from the airport to the pier was posted at $19. Taxi driver said it was 24. He didnt have any change and I only had 20's. He took 20 but was upset that he didnt get the extra 4 dollars. My Wife and I flew in the same day as ... Read more
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meadowhs
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Carnival is at the bottom of the barrel of cruise companies now. This is our fifth cruise (2 on Carnival, 2 on Royal Caribbean). Food: omelettes were mushy, fish was very soggy; chicken was dry. Main Dining Room: Food was good, but ... Read more
marklc
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
1) Boat: overall the Liberty shows signs of wear. The big screen up on the deck should be replaced as it is extremely pixelated. The Liberty feels a bit dated. 2) Room. I was in room 1059.The rug is worn and is a tripping hazard. it ... Read more
Countrygirl331
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Let me start by saying that this was our 3rd cruise on the Liberty, our first going out of San Juan. We went down a day early and totally enjoyed our time in San Juan. Lots of great sights to see. On embarkation day, our ship was ... Read more
fambamcruisers
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We are first time cruisers with 3 young children (ages 10,6 and 2) from Toronto Canada. We took a direct flight to San Juan Puerto Rico (3h 45min) to SJU. The airport displayed signs clearly for us to pick up our baggage and proceed to the ... Read more
TORQ
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
123 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We have been on the Liberty 3 times, and have done these Southern ports of call 3 times as well. We did not stay at a hotel the day before, with the ship leaving at 10pm. However do to the SUPERBOWL we left at 11pm so people could watch ... Read more
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gopher47
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
Sailed February 2016
We flew into San Juan the day before we sailed, and stayed at the Sheraton in Old San Juan. This was our 10th cruise and second with Carnival. We arrived at the port at approximately 12:00 noon. There was a slight problem clearing the ... Read more
moppie45
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
This was our 11th cruise and first on Carnival. We sailed out of Barbados. We had some appartment in the middle of nowhere, even the taxi could not find it. Because there where only a few hundred people embarking, this was really fun. No ... Read more
zedster79
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
This was the seventh cruise for my wife and I and our sixth with Carnival. We traveled with two other couples (one couple were first time cruisers and the other couple had been on a Princess cruise). We are all in our mid to late 30's. We ... Read more
Beach&Snorkel
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
This was my first cruise and it was a fun time! The ship Liberty was clean and staff were very accommodating. The only issue was the stateroom a/c did not cool correctly - about 12 degrees off from the neighboring stateroom; staff brought ... Read more
tmt3698
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
61 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Hi Everyone, I just arrived back home after an amazing cruise on the Carnival Liberty. I'll write this review for you and try to give some insider tips. I flew into San Juan the day before, I was going to take the Segway tour for $95 ... Read more
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