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Transatlantic Carnival Vista Transatlantic Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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990 reviews
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Pulling away from the Carnival Vista during a shore excursion in Belize.
Mahogany Bay in Roatan, Carnival's place.  Great time.
Cool Shipwreck in Mahogany Bay Port
One of the picnic table boats at Mahogany Bay Free Beach
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Nearly, Nearly Excellent

Review for Carnival Vista to Transatlantic

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Mark S
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We have cruised with Carnival 4 times previously and as UK residents took advantage of the Vista departing a European port prior to being assigned to it's home port of Miami. Normally to experience a Carnival cruise we have to first fly to the USA so this was a great opportunity to go transatlantic and from Europe. The ship is great I loved it, Carnival have departed from the "Versace on ...
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Sail Date: October 2016


A Great TransAtlantic Cruise!!

Review for Carnival Vista to Transatlantic

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JoseyP
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Although the décor of this new ship was lacking for me, this was a wonderful cruise across the Atlantic. I loved our stops in Gibraltar and the Azores. Ponta Delgada and the Azores is one of my favorite places on earth. It is gorgeous. The Vista is not elegant looking. I know they were trying to get away from glitz and be more sophisticated, but plain, mid-century modern décor just didn't do ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Cove Balcony


Pros and cons about the Vista's inaugural TA

Review for Carnival Vista to Transatlantic

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Rickdabear
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because there were a lot of people on it that we have cruised with before. That is always a plus. Now, I would like to compare the ship and crew with the first TA on the Dream. Well, there is no comparison. The restaurants on the Vista were great. The cabin stewards were awesome. The layout of the ship wasn't as confusing. The only downside was the stage area. There ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Interior


Good, but with a Few Niggles

Review for Carnival Vista to Transatlantic

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weatherman46
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We cruised on this ship from Athens to Barcelona, and then on to New York on the Vista’s maiden Trans-Atlantic. For the most part public areas where kept clean and tidy with staff often to be seen cleaning. This was especially so on the leg from Athens to Barcelona when apparently some cases of the norovirus where on-board. However, there did not appear to be enough bar staff, leading to ...
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Sail Date: October 2016


Loved La Vista Loca

Review for Carnival Vista to Transatlantic

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garyface1962
10+ Cruises

On our 30th cruise, but the first time with Carnival, and I was a bit apprehensive. Lets start with the negatives, this ship is never going to win a beauty pageant, she is ugly. The Atrium is like a Holiday Inn lounge, really bright and very unwelcoming and the cabins, which are large and well appointed but soundproofing is terrible, the cove balcony's had major problems when the storm doors were ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Main auditorium insufficient to accommodate guests

Review for Carnival Vista to Transatlantic

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cruisepaper
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

It appears to be a trend in the cruise industry today. Build bigger ships to increase passenger capacity, However, there has been an often overlooked design flaw with the ships main auditoriums. They haven't grown in size to meet the demands of the larger ships. I don't know what Carnival advertises as the seating capacity of the Vista, but it doesn't matter. It's WAY too small. They decided ...
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Sail Date: October 2016


Wonderfully Relaxing!

Review for Carnival Vista to Transatlantic

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snookie1
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This was the first Transatlantic cruise for my husband and I, and we were not disappointed. We spent 3 days in Barcelona pre-cruise; what a fantastic city to explore. The highlight there was definitely La Sagrada Familia -- a church still being built, unlike any other. We signed up for 10:30 embarkation, using the new staggered embarkation system. It doesn't seem to have done much good. We ...
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Sail Date: October 2016


Poor Service

Review for Carnival Vista to Transatlantic

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BuzzVerb
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I am particularly disappointed by the Lido deck and the ability of the staff to keep coffee and coffee cups in adequate supply. During the peak of early morning breakfast, the coffee pots would go empty and cups would run out. A sign on the machine instructed people to use a new cup each time. This was a new ship that was commissioned in spring and the carpet on the stairs was shredding. ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Balcony


Fabulous 3 Production Shows!

Review for Carnival Vista to Transatlantic

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burrma
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Not a big fan of Carnival but was blown away with this recent Transatlantic : Barcelona to NY cruise on Carnival Vista. Been on 108 cruises and lately very disappointed with the poorer production and entertainment evening shows. Not this one! Production shows were fabulous and other entertainment was very good. Excellent water park; all crew extremely friendly; even with 4000 passengers and ...
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Sail Date: October 2016


Irritants Keep Happening

Review for Carnival Vista to Transatlantic

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eric john
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was our third transatlantic cruise and I must say it did not compare with the two previous ones. It started the first night when I purchased a wine package. The waiter did not tell me that if I waited one night I would not have to pay a 10% Barcelona sales tax. It would have been cheaper to buy the wine individually. The main dining room was divided into little spaces which I assume made ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Ocean View


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