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As the parade of new ships continues and major cruise lines construct increasingly grandiose vessels each year, there is the tendency to neglect attractive ships that are not among the most recent to enter the ...
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719 Carnival Elation Cruise Reviews

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We were excited the Elation was sailing out of New Orleans because we prefer the Fantasy class ships. We booked in ... Read more
7/15
I have cruised six times now with Carnival. The ship is very dated, the food not near as good and just the overall vibe ... Read more
7/15
I want to first start this review by letting you know a little about myself and my previous experience cruising. I am ... Read more
So Much Fun! kylebcruiser
7/15
We booked the Elation with limited expectations based on reviews we read. We simply wanted to take a short cruise over ... Read more
I am posting this here in hopes that it will help others and also perhaps get the attention of Carnival supervisors. ... Read more

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6/15
This was a our annual mid year family vacation. We love cruising and have only ever cruised with Carnival. That has ... Read more
6/15
Sailing on the Carnival Elation can be entertaining and fun as long as you understand that this is a base level cruise ... Read more
Awesome Cruise! momoftrk3
6/15
We just returned from our 5th cruise with Carnival (3rd on the Elation). It was by far the best one we have ever done. ... Read more
This was my families first cruise. There was nine of us total. My wife and I, our four kids (22,19,18,14), son-in-law ... Read more
Hubby and I have sailed on this same ship and itinerary twice. I said I wouldn't do it again, but the second time was ... Read more

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5/15
This was our third cruise, first with Carnival. We were on a five night cruise on the Carnival Elation out of New ... Read more
Was really looking forward to getting away for a couple of days during the Memorial Day weekend and taking a cruise ... Read more
Compared to Royal cruisentn
5/15
This is our second cruise. The first being on the Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas. It's not an apples to apples ... Read more
Carnival Elation Victoriarose529
5/15
The carnival elation is a wonderful cruise for anyone who is ready to have a good time with family and friends, or just ... Read more
5/15
Background: - 5th cruise - 4x Carnival; 1x Disney The Good: - Service is top notch - Loved the exterior ... Read more

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4/15
This trip is our 5th sailing. We have been on Carnival, Norwegian Cruise Line and Princess before. We stayed in a ... Read more
Carnival was great! Carolannmaier
4/15
Had a very good time and everything worked out well. My husband needed wheel chair assistance to get on and off of ship ... Read more
My husband and I chose to honeymoon in New Orleans flanked by a 4 day jaunt out of New Orleans on the Carnival Elation. ... Read more
I have nothing to compare this to since this was our first cruise. We purchased FTTF (Faster to the Fun) and found it ... Read more
3/15
The Carnival Elation is a good ship even though it is a smaller one. This was my 6th cruise, my 3rd on Carnival. I ... Read more

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First off I'd like to state I've gone on 11 cruises on a Carnival ship, 7 on the Elation. That being said, it is not ... Read more
I went into my first cruise with extremely low expectations. It was my final college Spring Break week; I figured it ... Read more
3/15
This was only my second cruise, I'd cruised on the Norweigen Sky before, for a 3 day cruise 3 years ago. I loved the ... Read more
3/15
Great Ship. Very clean for her age. Loved that most of the 2.0 stuff was not on it yet. The youth staff was not good at ... Read more
Recently I took an adventure with my family to Mexico from Port New Orleans. The cruise was awful from the beginning. ... Read more

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