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Carnival Dream
Carnival Dream
Member Name: touringbee
Cruise Date: October 2010
Embarkation: Port Canaveral
Destination: Western Caribbean
Cabin Category: 4B
Cabin Number: 8318
Booking Method: Local Travel Agency
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Member Rating   4.0 out of 5+
Dining 4.0
Public Rooms 2.0
Cabins 5.0
Entertainment 3.0
Spa & Fitness 1.0
Family & Children Not Rated
Shore Excursions 1.0
Embarkation 4.0
Service 4.0
Value-for-Money 5.0
Rates 4.0
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Dream Is A Dream
Day 1-Boarding a Dream. Very Easy. Went to Lido Deck for lunch. Watched a GROWN MAN, Farmer blow his nose onto floor at drink area.That took care of lunch. Especially after 3 teenagers walked on it bare-footed.

Day 2-At Sea. Got Head To Toe at Spa. Nadine was ABSOLUTELT WONDERFUL.Booked for last day at sea. Too many people. Not much activities for all the people. Theaters only hold 500 or less. Our trip had over 4200 people. Two shows daily. Do the math.

Day 3- Cozumel. Tour booked through ship, was different at departure. Said we were going to Tequila Farm/Museum. Instead really going to Tequila Outlet. Cancelled it.

Day 4-Belize. Did Excursion to Cave-tubing through on line company. Wonderful. Do it no matter who you use.

Day 5- Roaton.Did on-line excursion, not ships. Wonderful with local guide, Janis Jackson, with Island Marketing LTD. Carnival does everything possible to keep locals from their port. No outside companies allowed on property. When you ask for directions to them, Carnival people go dumb. Made things very difficult to find.

Day 6-Costa Maya-CruiseCritic Reviews said this was hidden treasure. It was. Took $3 cab to Old Town area. Shopped. Things 50% or more cheaper.Beautiful Beach. Can rent beach chairs, skis, snorkeling things, or go out onto water. Lots of bars. Or you can ride to local beach resorts. Cab $2 back. Great.

Day 7- Head to Toe with Nadine. Love that kid. Now the Ship. Too Big. Passengers were SOOOO RUDE to the employees. Kids were let run free on ship. No parents anywhere. Some parents stayed on beaches, would send 12-16 year olds back to ship with siblings, who went off and left each other. Not safe at all. What were they thinking? Kids on Casino machines. Kids at the X Adult Shows.Kids poured catsup and mustard all over side of ship. Employees cant say a word. Rooms were great,loved our staff, Marco.Food was good. Little awkward to find things. RE:ice then cups, bacon on other side, poorly arranged. Dinner, we had Michael in the Scarlet. He was great. Had 24 to take care of by him-self. His helper seemed to disappear. No wonder he didn't smile very much.Water and ice had a sulphur smell.Pools smelled like Pee-pee.Full of kids. No steps to get in and out of. Only ladders. Adult area, Serenity, had 2 nice hot tubs, but closed at 8 PM. Carnival again? Of Course. The Dream? Never.The Ships Just Too Big.
Publication Date: 10/24/10
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