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Barbados to the Southern Caribbean Cruise Reviews
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3.6
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250 reviews
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Extraordinary Experience!
"I initially planned to be onboard for one week for the cruise to the Windward Islands. I have been on many regular cruises, and I have been on sailing vacations on 50 - 60 foot yachts. This was completely different..."Read More
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HappyTraveler10

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

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Cruising the Carnival Fascination Local Style

Review for Carnival Fascination to Caribbean - Southern

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bajancruiser24

2-5 Cruises

Age 20s

As a Barbadian local, I have cruised this itinerary a couple times before on the various ships carnival has placed here. This time was with my dad and aunt to celebrate my aunt's 60th birthday. The ship was pretty small but was clean and though it didn't have all the bells and whistles a larger ship would, had plenty places to relax, sit and lounge around. My only complaint would be that though ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Departure Port: Skagway


Converted non-cruisers to cruising

Review for Seabourn Odyssey to Caribbean - Southern

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Gricper

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We needed some serious R&R after a difficult year so booked a cruise on Seabourn to get some. From the moment we boarded we found the facilities service and dining experiences wonderful. The cabins are really spacious and the bathtub in the en-suite and the walk in wardrobe are particularly welcome. The staff are all really customer focussed and can’t do too much for you. All in all a great ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Departure Port: Skagway

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite

5 Helpful Votes


Mediocre cruising experience except for the number of ports

Review for Carnival Fascination to Caribbean - Southern

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bkuttan

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

This was our fourth cruise, the third one with Carnival. During embarkation, the baggage screener threw out my empty water bottle, while she allowed water bottles for all the other 5 family members with me. That started off my cruise on the wrong footing. Guest Services: There was always a long line at guest services. I had to wait more than an hour. For the most part, they had only two people ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Departure Port: Skagway

7 Helpful Votes


First Time Cruise Experience

Review for Carnival Fascination to Caribbean - Southern

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JanaiJameson

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

We chose this cruise because we live in the Caribbean, and wanted an opportunity to explore other islands, and this was by far the most affordable option. We live in Barbados, and this particular cruise makes a round trip to and from the island, eliminating the need for a flight. Getting on and off the ship was a painless experience, and both the Carnival staff and the customs and immigration ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Departure Port: Skagway

9 Helpful Votes


Nice, Relaxing Cruise but DON'T upgrade to Premium!!!

Review for Marella Explorer to Caribbean - Southern

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KingFielder

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

Was going to give them 3 stars for a cheap and cheerful cruise but you have to give TUI an extra star for the help and support we received from their staff. We took 3 kids, one only 8 months and most of the airplane and ship staff were brilliant. Positives: - Drop bags at check in and don't see them again until you're at your cruise ship cabin - Great airplane staff who can't do enough ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Departure Port: Skagway

Traveled with children

20 Helpful Votes


Frustrating Practices

Review for MSC Preziosa to Caribbean - Southern

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Tatey14

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

The ship its self was modern clean with an impressive stairway and delivered what was expected from this class of ship . We purchased the Aurea package which gave you some extras like free drinks, package massage, my choice dining and free access to deck 18 Dining was the first problem, a high standard was expected from the team as the previous two cruises delivered this but , quality of ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Departure Port: Skagway

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children

8 Helpful Votes


Excellent Cruise on a superb ship.

Review for Marella Explorer to Caribbean - Southern

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PaulC-Hols

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Last year we had done the Northern Carribean on Marella Discovery 2 and decided that this year was to be the Southern part! We had loved both of the Discoveries and were concerned that the lack of an Atrium would be important. Well is is a shame but the ship is still fantastic! It is different but in a nice way. You can always find somewhere to enjoy a quiet cocktail or 2, well someone has to do ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Departure Port: Skagway

7 Helpful Votes


Good but could improve in a few points

Review for MSC Preziosa to Caribbean - Southern

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sandycj

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We have traveled to Caribbean previously in 2017 on MSC Fantasia and had a wonderful time. It was a fly cruise. This time we flew out to Caribbean on Virgin Atlantic and this was a very pleasant experience. We decided to do a different cruise in as much as we flew to Barbados and then after On our arrival in Bridgetown we had a very pleasant surprise. As we got off the aircraft we found ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Departure Port: Skagway

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

3 Helpful Votes


First cruise; will definitely sail again

Review for Carnival Fascination to Caribbean - Southern

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Alex1488

First Time Cruiser

Age 10s

service was amazing. I want to compliment Nestor, our server for dinner. he made it entertaining and was overall a very cheerful person and made my cruise. the food was amazing and the first time I was full every single night. and trust me, I eat a lot of food. loved the different variations of food they had to eat throughout the cruise especially guy's burger shack. i loved that they had water ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Departure Port: Skagway

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Perfect

Review for Seabourn Odyssey to Caribbean - Southern

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Osnab

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

The itinerary offered me the chance to hit 5 new countries, and I ended up getting my 100th country as a result. Embarkation was so smooth I almost felt like I'd not completed something. As it's a small ship, it's not necessary to be in a huge warehouse and standing in line for forever. My cabin was #916 and in a perfect location, IMHO. It was on the same level, although at the ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Departure Port: Skagway

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite

3 Helpful Votes


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