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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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657 Carnival Elation Cruise Reviews

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My wife and I went on our first cruise ever on January 25 thru 30th on the Carnival Cruise Ship Elation. We went ... Read more
i really had low expectations for this cruise because it was cheap and because it was carnival...however, i am now a ... Read more
02/14
My sisters and I decided to give my mom and dad an all expense paid cruise as their Christmas gift 2012. We set to go ... Read more
Elation was so-so whatever_90210
02/14
Sail date was 1/30 - 2/3. Embarkation was quite easy and convenient. Parked in the Erato Cruise Terminal Parking garage ... Read more
This was my 1st time on a cruise. I usually go to the all-inclusives in Mexico. I traveled solo on this trip so here ... Read more

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5 Night Cruise to Mexico WhiteSoxLyss12
02/14
I booked this cruise for my boyfriend and me (26 & 22 years old). It was my second time cruising, my first cruise ... Read more
We scheduled a mid-winter cruise on Carnival Elation as a " practice cruise" for our big cruise to Alaska in May. We ... Read more
02/14
Pros - Affordable - Friendly Employees - Cozumel Beach Buggy Excursion was Great - Behind the Fun Tour Cons - ... Read more
This was our third cruise and we had a good time overall. But I think that this was due to the people who we were ... Read more
01/14
It was smooth through embarkation on to the ship, then things started to go downhill. My family and I have been on ... Read more

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01/14
We have been on several other cruises and 1 other cruise line. We were looking for a cheap cruise within driving ... Read more
01/14
I have been on about 10 to 12 cruises in my lifetime and have to say this was certainly the strangest . Embarkation was ... Read more
Elation in January 2014 wajowander2011
01/14
Had 17 of us go out of New Orleans on Jan 11th. 12 first-time cruisers. 9 of them flew to New Orleans & spent ... Read more
01/14
We had a family reunion on the Elation bringing my two grandchildren, 5 and 8, their parents (30ish), my husband and I, ... Read more
01/14
I found the reviews to be so helpful, prior to my trip. So I decided to pass along my experience on the Carnival ... Read more

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Had a Great TIme Jeffro1972
01/14
Hey everyone!! I just got home from the Elation 5 day cruise to Progreso and Cozumel. Sorry, I really wanted to do this ... Read more
Elated by the Elation BstnCruiser
01/14
Arrived in New Orleans the day before the cruise departed. Stayed at the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel which is literally ... Read more
01/14
This was our first attempt at trying Carnival, my husband and I have went Royal Caribbean twice in the past but where ... Read more
I have been on more than 10 cruises and several of them being Carnival Cruises. I have never had a bad experience until ... Read more
12/13
As a past guest, I regularly get emails from Carnival, but when I saw a four-night cruise out of New Orleans for only ... Read more

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12/13
This 5-day cruise is a nice inexpensive vacation, especially if you live in New Orleans. We had inside cabins, which ... Read more
My wife and I have been on five cruises. This last cruise was with Carnival on their Elation Ship, nothing elating ... Read more
second time around MexicoCruzinMomma
11/13
I sailed on the Elation for the second time October 19 2013. I was super excited to be back on her because we had such ... Read more
We took a 5 day cruise from New Orleans to Cozumel and Progreso Mexico. This is our 2nd cruise out of NOLA. This time ... Read more
Awesome! ConnieJJ
11/13
Our Carnival Cruise for our 26th anniversary was out of New Orleans. This was the easiest port ever to embark! In less ... Read more

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