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dcardy2
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
4 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Eight of us took this cruise on the Fantasy out of Mobile Al., due to it's close proximity to where we reside. We knew that this was a bargain cruise right from the start. We were scheduled to embark Monday morning after arriving Sunday ... Read more
hla0002
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
This was my first cruise. A friend of mine invited me, and I invited a mutual friend to come along. The friend I invited met up with me in Montgomery and I drove us to Mobile. Our ship, Carnival Fantasy, was delayed arriving by about 4 ... Read more
Hillgirl1054
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
7 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We had a wonderful time on the Carnival Fantasty Jan 14-19. We are excited Carnival is back to Mobile just an hour from our home. My husband and I cruised out of New Orleans on the Dream this fall and had a fantastic time but the fantasty ... Read more
theresapenix
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
24 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
This was my 11th cruise, 10th on Carnival. We chose this cruise based on distance from port and price. We was sailing with my husband's parents who were first time cruisers. Parking: Parking for a 5 day cruise at the port of Mobile ... Read more
aubrey209
Member Since 2009
1 review
13 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We chose this cruise because the port is only a 20 minute drive from home. I was traveling with my parents who are in there early 80's. So we booked a suite that would comfortably accommodate three of us, and we had a balcony to enjoy. ... Read more
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mdfangs
Member Since 2015
1 review
13 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Just took a 5-day cruise on the Carnival Fantasy from Mobile, Alabama. First impressions, it was cool. Had to wear pants for two days until we finally got to Progresso Mexico. We stayed in E239. I am so used to balconies that the room felt ... Read more
redmud
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 forum posts
17 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We booked this cruise when the Port of Mobile opened back up because it's a relatively short drive for us. The Fantasy is an older ship, but has been refurbished. Our stateroom was very nice, the bed was very comfortable. The crew was ... Read more
bike1964
Member Since 2006
1 review
1,798 forum post
7 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We (wife and I ...middle 50's) picked this cruise for a quick cheap getaway and that's exactly what we got. No frills...no conversation with the cruise staff...no smiles. Its been 3 years since our last Carnival cruise and things seems ... Read more
EJtheCruznQueen
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
8 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We are a group of 3 couples that have cruised extensively over the last 12 years. We wanted to experience a New Year's Eve Cruise. This inexpensive 5 day cruise out of the newly reopened Port of Mobile seemed just the ticket. We had ... Read more
amberjj123
Member Since 2011
1 review
44 forum posts
Sailed December 2016
We choose this cruise because it was New Years a cruise. Or CD was Mikey. He was Awesome, He made sure everyone had a good time. The excursion that we had planned through Carnival was canceled, so we went on one through a private tour. ... Read more
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wisemanwashington
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2016
Some of our friends had recommended Carnival because of the price. We just returned on New Years eve from a cruise to Mexico on the Fantasy. We have been on two other cruise lines and this one rates at the bottom. There were a couple main ... Read more
cruisefan33
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
12 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This was our first cruise on the Fantasy, but our 16th cruise overall. I love the small boats. They have they same number of eating places with about half as many people to feed. I will start with embarkation. We were on the boat ... Read more
ellisonson
Member Since 2013
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We chose this cruise as it was a central departure port for our family of eleven. We had previously sailed on the Carnival Fantasy in 2006 so we expected some wear and tear on the ship. After reading port reviews of Mobile, we were very ... Read more
vinay2543
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Took the Christmas cruise from Mobile, AL. First time cruiser, but felt the ship has seen better days. It wasn't in the top notch shape, as paint was peeling at places in the Cabin, Rubber Insulation at windows was coming off and bathroom ... Read more
Profjej
Member Since 2017
2 reviews
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2016
We chose this sailing because the port is only a 3-hour drive from our home and because it was relatively inexpensive. My wife and I went with all six of our children, my sister's family, my parents, and a couple who are friends of my ... Read more
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Kasmir
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
42 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My husband and I decided to go on the Fantasy out of Mobile, AL because it's only 3 1/2 hours from home. Travelled to Mobile the day before and stayed at a Quality Inn and Suites (don't do it!!). Called a taxi (wonderful cab driver, ... Read more
darjensil
Member Since 2001
1 review
113 forum posts
25 helpful votes
It always amazes me when I read people's reviews of a cruise ship. Some of the things that people complain or are disappointed about are simply funny to me. Everyone has their own opinions and expectations for what a cruise should be and ... Read more
kfales789
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
My Wife and I just returned from a very enjoyable 5 night cruise on the Carnival Fantasy. I will break down from embarkation to disembarkation how are trip went. Embarkation----Went very smooth, we got to the cruise port at our assigned ... Read more
Aura_Red
Member Since 2014
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
I chose this cruise because I wanted to take my mother on a quick vacation during the holidays, since she has never been and have cruised 4 times in my life (once as a child) and thoroughly enjoyed all of them until this one. Mobile was a ... Read more
LeisaBrown
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
7 helpful votes
The weather did not cooperate with us on our trip Dec. 8-12 but we enjoyed our first-ever cruise. The ship was pretty rocky and disturbed my equilibrium but overall it was a good trip. The food at the buffet could use some improvement - ... Read more
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Englsh1
Member Since 2009
1 review
7 helpful votes
My best friend's daughter found a cruise going out of Mobile for a wonderful price. My sisters and I decided to go. I have been on several cruises with Carnival, but the one on the Fantasy out of Mobile was by far the best! My sister is ... Read more
Bamagirl_gina
Member Since 2011
1 review
293 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Booked around midnight the day before departure. Didn't arrive early since we had late check in but lines were very long and very slow. Had to take inside room due to last night, never had one before but it was fine. Met room steward and ... Read more
njbeliveau
Member Since 2016
4 reviews
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because we had not gone out of Mobile yet and it fit our schedule perfectly. As platinum level cruisers on Carnival we seldom deviate and look forward to becoming Diamond. Embarkation was smoothe and easy our room ... Read more
Audi74
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Planned this cruise with a group, totaling four cabins. We all booked on the lowest deck to accommodate a few on a tight budget. The day before we went to Mobile, three of the four cabins were called to offer upgrades at a very minimal ... Read more
Robin_S
Member Since 2014
1 review
8 helpful votes
This was the maiden voyage for the Fantasy out of Mobile, AL, first time since 2011. They have a lot to learn about organization at the terminal, getting people checked in. I'm going again in January 2017 on the same trip, unfortunately, ... Read more
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