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Another bucklist check

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wack001
10+ Cruises • Age 20s

My 27th cruise and the 6th on a Carnival ship: My group comprised 7 adults: 3 married couples (55-62 yrs) and an active single 60+ lady. I selected this ship because I loved the itinerary and it was a trip I have always wanted to do. Embarkation: I was boarding (in Valparaiso) on the second leg of a 40+ day voyage so it ...
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Sail Date: February 2013

Cabin Type: Interior


Our First South America Cruise

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dlstravels
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

The Ports we visited where great. The Splendor was run by a bunch of kids that really didn't seem to know what they were doing. We departed Los Angeles over four hours late after waiting in line for hours. Of course they say how sorry they are but that is all they say and they said it a lot on this cruise. Now let me make it clear I am talking about the Customer Service people and Excursion ...
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Sail Date: February 2013

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony


Bad times on the Carnival Splendor

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MonocacyCruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This is a review of the first leg of a three-leg cruise from Long Beach to New York City. This was my second cruise with Carnival since 1996, my Barcelona-Roundtrip cruise in October of 2012 was a very good cruise. -----Check-in in Long Beach. The check-in process in Long Beach was a disaster. While it took only two hours for my wife and I, there were many stories of people that waited for ...
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Sail Date: February 2013

Cabin Type: Interior


What I expected with some added negatives

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ehogan
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We did all three legs of this cruise because of the itinerary and the reasonable cost. We felt that it was an opportunity not to be missed and were also attracted to the fact that we would be embarking and disembarking at U.S. ports. I think everyone goes into a cruise with expectations in line with their own preferences and therefore all reviews are very subjective. The cruise was pretty ...
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Sail Date: February 2013

Cabin Type: Interior with Picture Window (obstructed views)


Low expectations easily surpassed

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mikewrit
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

Carnival offered a terrific deal for its Splendor repositioning cruise from the Mexican Riviera run to New York. We bit even though we knew the Splendor had a troubled past and some bad reviews. After signing up, we read a lot of bad stuff about the last cruise to Mexico and the final run to Hawaii and back. Then the Carneval Triumph took the news for weeks and friends declared us crazy. But it ...
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Sail Date: February 2013

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with disabled person


Carnival Splendor - South America - Issues

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delds
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Took the 48 day (3 back to back legs) around south America starting in Long beach California on February 3 and ending in New York City on March 2. (my points may be out of order as they happened on the cruise) First it started off in Long Beach, almost 4 hours late leaving port, inefficiency to the extreme handling the flow of people, there was also confusion as they did not seem to know how ...
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Sail Date: February 2013

Cabin Type: Interior


Carnival Splendor Chaos

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cruiselover55555
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I have taken 76 cruises and have never been on a bad one, some are better than others of course. This one was pretty bad from start to finish. I booked this one for the itinerary, Long Beach to Buenos Aires, two legs of a trip ( 31 days) where the third leg took passengers from Buenos Aires to New York. It took nearly 5 hours to board in Long Beach with no chairs anywhere for a generally older ...
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Sail Date: February 2013

Cabin Type: Interior Upper/Lower


South American Splendor

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Ocean Dancer
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We flew non-stop across "our" beautiful country two days before we set sail to have breathing room in case of bad weather, delays, etc. Nothing was going to hamper this once in a life time adventure. We flew South West and saved a fortune on luggage fees. Packing for almost two months for several different climates was a challenge, and layering your clothes was the key. I find that I did over ...
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Sail Date: February 2013

Cabin Type: Ocean View


A great cruise with some problems

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tangoman1129
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

Carnival Long Beach to Santiago Chile leg 1. I just read the first review on this cruise, and was wondering if i was on the same ship. we found the cruise, with the exception of the embarkation disaster, extremely pleasant. when one cruises with Carnival , you have to expect something less than perfect. after all "you get what you pay for". Embarkation: what a disaster. we have to agree with ...
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Sail Date: February 2013

Cabin Type: Balcony


Great value on the Carnival Splendor!

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LZorroTheFox
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We were attracted to this cruise by both the price and the itinerary. We had never taken a cruise down the West coast of South America, and this seemed like a a great opportunity. Although the ship was going all the way to New York from Long Beach (48 days) we had only the time to go to Santiago Chile (17 days). We were a little hesitant about taking the Splendor because of its history (caught ...
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Sail Date: February 2013


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