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FINALLY!!!!

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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excarrier
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have had 7 cruises cancelled and frankly I thought this one would be also. I booked this cruise as I was excited about going to Bimini; what a letdown. They need to develop their tourism as there isn't anything to see or do there except go to the beach. It looked like a flat "ribbon of land" island that was mostly residential and the houses looked nice and new. We walked down to the Hilton ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


The service was brilliant, entertainment was good, ship was okay, but the destinations were subpar.

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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Lotusmoon138
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

This was my 7th cruise on Carnival. Although the Carnival Magic was not a bad ship, the layout was strange compared to all the others I've been on and not to my liking; most of the hot tubs were cold, the ones on the Serenity deck were always full and this was on a cruise only 70% full. The main pool was small and seemed out of place. On a positive note, it had lots for kids to do and also had ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony


Carnival Magic - The Magic Has Returned

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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josebetzy
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

My wife and I selected this cruise for the price and to return to cruising even with COVID. We completed COVID testing at a CVS. Receiving our negative test, a sigh of relief...lets go cruising. Our cabin was on Lido Deck, interior. Boarding was very quick (from start to sitting waiting to board) was about 15 minutes. There were many protocols in place but none that affected our cruise. We took ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Interior


Better than Ever Before

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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DigbyDumbledore
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

I’d like to start off by saying how impressed I was with this ship and the staff. Granted, they were sailing at around 50% capacity making it very spacious everywhere, but the crew were more helpful than any other main cruise lines I’ve been on. Boarding from parking to sitting at a bar with my first glass of champers took 1.5 hours (this included completing the muster drill and a quick spa ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony


Fantastic Cruise (with a few hiccups)

Review for Carnival Mardi Gras to Caribbean - Eastern

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jordanaire
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We flew from Georgetown, KY then rode shuttle to Cocoa Beach for our night-before cruise stay at the Hampton Inn & Suites. We really enjoyed the hotel and the staff. It is located about a 15-minute drive to the port terminal. That night, my wife's cousin took us to Gator's Seafood for dinner. It was excellent! The next morning, our shuttle from the hotel arrived at 10am and took us to the port ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Great food choices, some poor design choices

Review for Carnival Mardi Gras to Caribbean - Eastern

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cfrance44
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Overall outstanding ship with lots of activities, very few public areas for lounging inside and will probably be crowded when at full capacity. We were about 58% full and the ship never felt crowded at all. Something to think about here... the listed capacity is 6500 passengers (that's with more than 2 people in many staterooms, Max capacity), while the Royal Caribbean Oasis class can carry 6700 ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


1st time on Mardi Gras

Review for Carnival Mardi Gras to Caribbean - Eastern

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daredneck
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Mardi Gras Sept 11, 2021 Port Canaveral Room Stewart Jaya Captain Vincenzo Alcaras My time Dinning OVERALL WOW This Ship is an eye opener from the minute you board. One week is not enough time to visit all. Mardi Gras must be the quietest ship I have ever had the pleasure to sail on. COVID Boarding process not what we expected. Scheduled arrival time of 10:30 but due ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Great New Ship - Entertainment not so good - Hungry at might for something other than pizza

Review for Carnival Mardi Gras to Caribbean - Eastern

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Danvillelady619
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We wanted to sail on the Mardi Gras, since it was new and sounded fabulous. We were scheduled on the Panorama twice before getting cancelled. Third time scheduling a cruise the charm! Mardi Gras is big and spacious. Our stateroom was standard with lots of closet space and USB ports. We were on deck 15 right below the Lido. At night it was very noisy, as it seemed they were moving furniture ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Update to New and Different

Review for Carnival Mardi Gras to Caribbean - Eastern

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ratso999
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

My previous review was on the second ever cruise taken by the Mardi Gras. We took it again 5 weeks later and offer this updated information Embarkation - instead of taking nearly 90 min. to get on the ship this time was less than 34 min. If you show up before your assigned 30 minute window , you won't be able to even enter the terminal! If you do manage to sneak in, there's a second ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Greatest cruise yet

Review for Carnival Mardi Gras to Caribbean - Eastern

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lescas
10+ Cruises

September 11, 2021 First this is our 3rd carnival cruise, dream, magic and Mardi Gras. We have sailed 24 times, so not new to cruising. We arrived the night before, stayed with family in winter garden. Rented a car from Alamo at mco to port Canaveral, which is very close to the ships terminal. No problems at all. Rental Shuttle dropped us off at our designated time slot 12-12:30, ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


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