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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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713 Carnival Elation Cruise Reviews

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07/15
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
06/15
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
06/15
This was our third cruise, first with Carnival. We were on a five night cruise on the Carnival Elation out of New ... Read more

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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
05/15
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
05/15
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
06/15
Background: - 5th cruise - 4x Carnival; 1x Disney The Good: - Service is top notch - Loved the exterior ... Read more
04/15
This trip is our 5th sailing. We have been on Carnival, Norwegian Cruise Line and Princess before. We stayed in a ... Read more

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Carnival was great! Carolannmaier
04/15
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
04/15
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
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

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04/15
I went into my first cruise with extremely low expectations. It was my final college Spring Break week; I figured it ... Read more
03/15
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
04/15
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
Great First Cruise! amberdarcey
03/15
This was my first cruise. Staff was GREAT, especially dining staff (GORAN!) Food was exquisite. I probably gained 10+ ... Read more

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Pros: The staff on the cruise are so nice and work so hard. Really enjoyed the dining room style meals and ... Read more
02/15
Very disappointed in this cruise. Food was average at best. Breakfast was good, lunch was tolerable, and dinner, ... Read more
Smooth Sailing! Thanatos340
02/15
My better half and I took our first cruise on the Carnival Elation out of new Orleans. It was an overall great ... Read more
AWESOME! yayyaymexico
02/15
as a first time cruiser, everyone said you will be hooked! We were. Loved every moment of it! my husband being an old ... Read more
Background Info: My husband and I booked this cruise as a Christmas gift for my parents. This was their first cruise ... Read more

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