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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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669 Carnival Elation Cruise Reviews

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04/14
I have read many bad reviews for this ship for which I am unsure why. For this cruise it was my husband, daughter ... Read more
A Wonderful Time! thenewestrant
03/14
This was my first cruise and it was awesome! My girlfriend (who became my fiance during the trip, and whom this was the ... Read more
Pretty Good! CorrieC
03/14
We knew we wanted to do the 5-day trip to Progresso and Cozumel, and we were torn between taking the Trimuph out of ... Read more
Just returned from our Carnival Cruise. You know all those complaints about Carnival food? Well, it turns out people ... Read more
03/14
The cruise started with me driving from the Nashville area to the boot heel of Missouri to pick up my parents. I left ... Read more

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03/14
My family (3 kids and parents) and I just returned from our cruise - we had a great time. I was a little nervous ... Read more
Relaxing Week GBC6267
03/14
Was a great relaxing week, starting off with arriving in New Orleans the day before the cruise. We stayed at the Omni ... Read more
Absolutely amazing! razorback39
02/14
My girlfriend and I just got back from our 5 day cruise aboard the Elation and we were very pleased. We booked around ... Read more
Cruising on the Elation was a nice way to start our Wisconsin winter escape. We have been on several Royal Caribbean ... Read more
I must say after reading all the negative comments I was afraid of what I might experience on my Western Caribbean ... Read more

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We started out with a group of six middle aged fok(50-63), heading down to New Orleans on the Megabus. An inexpensive ... Read more
Just ok felinefreak
02/14
The embarkation was smooth and organized. Our room was mid-ship with a fake window, not sure what the purpose of a ... Read more
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

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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
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

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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
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

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