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Carnival Panorama Cruise Reviews for First-Time Cruisers Cruises to the Mexican Riviera

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"EMBARKATION FOOD CHOICE Great advice from the CruiseCritic tribe, we bypassed the Lido Market Buffet and went to the Cucina's and JiJi's area for lunch upon embarkation.They serve their food more like family style, so if you have a choice go with a group of people, though they did cater to just my wife and I extremely well...."Read More
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Great Cruise but some room issues

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Chewbecky
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

This was my first time on the Mexican Riviera Itinerary and sailing out of Long Beach. The embarkation process was overall very smooth, there were lines for each boarding time, and it progressed smoothly. Once onboard, the ship was great. The atrium is really pretty with the holographic center, but it was kind of underwhelming too compared to the older ships with the extravagant atriums. The ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Interior with Picture Window (walkway view, obstructed view)


Pleasantly surprised by Carnival Panorama

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mgrieger
6-10 Cruises • Age 2020s

We sailed on Panorama July 30 – August 6. Our cruise background: Family of 4 (2 sons), aged 50, 47, 14, 12. As a family, this is our 5th cruise (with 5 others prior to kids). First Carnival cruise since our first, 20 years ago; we’ve also cruised MSC, NCL, RC, Disney – all Caribbean cruises. We had an overall excellent time on the Panorama. We enjoyed the variety of activities, food and drinks, ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


Nice to be cruising again, but probably will get covid...

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tulipox
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

Things seem pretty much back to normal onboard, except for the signs to wear masks which very few people did. Nice ship and the food at Guy's burgers and Pig and Anchor was really good. Dining room is fine but nothing incredible. The anytime dining process works really well on the app. We got different tables/servers every time which was fine, except if you're old school and like to bond with ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Too Much Stuff Crammed into Too Little Space

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tshadley
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

My partner and I have been cruising for about 25 years and this cruise ship probably ranks around one of the worse I've been on. We went with our niece and her son and it was there first time cruising, so we choose Carnival as it would have a younger crowd for them, which it did. However, after the first couple of days it was clear that they somehow have managed to packed so many people onto this ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Traveled with children


Covid Infested

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ItsJustMeAgain
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

We were having a great time until the end. Loved our dinner team Lino, Jordan & Jie at the Horizon restaurant. Pig & Anchor was delicious. Had a great time with Ranzel at the casino on multiple nights. Shows were a little luster and really nothing to rave about. The downfall of this trip is that so far 5 of the 10 of my group tested positive for COVID the day we returned to find out that the ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Traveled with disabled person


Carnival Did Not Meet Expectations and we got COVID

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Razz21
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We selected this cruise for several reasons 1) Casino Rate $100 pp for the week, 2) Anniversary, 3) Did not have to fly and 4) NCL doesn't sail in the summer to Mexico. We are seasoned cruisers with 70 past cruises with various lines, we are Platinum with Carnival. Embarkation - Easy checking in to the ship. We arrived 40 minutes prior to our slotted time and quickly checked in. ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Traveled with children


This cruise geta a 12 out of 10 in my book!

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OC SeaPA
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I was on one of the very first cruises on the Panorama in January 2020. It was such a totally amazing cruise I was afraid that this cruise would not measure up, especially since it was my DH last cruise. Also, I've been on other cruises since sailing restarted after the pandemic, and find that it is a different experience, although not a better one. Until this cruise... Being this was an ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


All the covid requirements still got covid on this cruise

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michele4421
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

To start off getting on the boat was awful!! Longest lines and what was the point of verifly if they had to review all your documents at 3 separate locations it was ridiculous waiting hours in line to wait in 3 more looking at the same stuff! Finally get on the boat and our refrigerator never worked the entire time and neither did the on demand movies. We bought the bottomless bubbles package and ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with disabled person


Great ship, terrible food

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fastscot
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The only reason for the one star was mainly the food. Otherwise we had a great time and enjoyed the ship. This was the third time we have been on the Panorama recently. First time was the end of October Last year, second time was the end of January this year. We cruised on other cruise lines in between but we kept coming back to Carnival because of the fantastic prices and living near the port ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Better suited to families

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birdie16
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Carnival Panorama May 21-28, 2022 Mexican Riviera We are a retired couple in our mid-60s, out of our 30 cruises, this is our 8th on Carnival. Other cruise lines we have experienced are Royal Caribbean, Holland America, Norwegian, and Celebrity. We chose this cruise as our first after the pandemic because it was a simple one-hour flight from Phoenix and we were more comfortable with ports ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Cove Balcony


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