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Eastern Caribbean Carnival Freedom Eastern Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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First Cruise on Carnival - Great Itinerary, So-So Ship

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Soonermark
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We normally cruise Royal. We've been wanting to see the Bahamas and like departing from Galveston because we can drive there easily, so we thought we would try Carnival. We traveled with four other families for a total of 15 people. Carnival does some things better. We liked the food, the kids club, and the entertainment were all impressive compared to Royal. The ship layout is horrible though. ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Scenic Ocean View

Traveled with children


Declined to Abyss

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snorklr45
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

I chose this sailing for smaller ship size and ports. The service for the past few cruises has declined due to massive cutbacks in personnel. This effects the customer and turnover rates. This last sailing, I actually got a steward who verbally insulted me, made up the room only twice in one week, never brought the one item we asked for (ice), left our clothes at the laundry (we sent out 2 bags) ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Freedom Galveston/ Florida Keys/ Bahamas cruise. Clean and many recommendations

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CodyCruise
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Summary. We are a party of 10 cruising – 6 adults, 4 teenage girls. Overall positive experience, found the ship and staterooms to be clean, friendly staff overall. Enjoyed the restaurants over buffet. The crew works very hard and deserve the gratuities. Many pros/ cons and key recommendations to help plan your trip! First the positives: 1) Download and use the carnival app. It’s ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with children


Moments to Remember

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romeogalvan
First Time Cruiser • Age 20s

I am a former cancer patient. I entered remission just a few months ago and had my leg amputated. This was my first cruise. I want to start off with the musicians. There was music for everybody’s taste. But I enjoyed ALL of them. Luisa, Juliana and Juan in the Accidental String Trio were just...the only word to describe it was beautiful. Neil was singing and Jammin’ the reggae hits on the steel ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Traveled with disabled person


Great Cruse - Not a good room

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emdisparti
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

We really enjoyed our cruse on the Carnival Freedom. The crew was very nice and everything was very clean. The main pool and water slides are also fun. The ship is not huge so the number of people on board is not crazy. So the lines are not to crazy. If you happen to go to their private island, Half Moon Cay the line to get back on the tender will be very long at the end of the day. So either stay ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Traveled with children


Wonderful Cruise

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Kberniard
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

We choose this cruise because it was stoping at the Bahamas and Keywest. First lets start by saying that this is one of Carnival older ships. The decor is outdated and the colors are dark. However, the ship was clean, the staff was friendly, and there was plenty to do. Out of all of the cruises Ive taken this one has had the best food so far I really enjoyed Guy's Burgers, deli, BBQ, and ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Spring break - Carnival Freedom

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SDJen
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Sailed on the Freedom out of Galveston. First time in 10 years sailing on Carnival. Have sailed once with RC and 6 times with Disney. Embarkation was easy (we did have FTTF). We flew in the night before and stayed at a Holiday Inn Express on points. Took a Lyft to port which was easy. We sat for maybe 30 minutes before boarding. No line for security and our bags were at our door when we ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with children


Carnival Freedom better than I anticipated

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tiger6919
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This was an experimental cruise for us. We have taken 10 cruises and normally book a Jr Suite, or a balcony. This time we decided to go with an outside cabin with an eye toward saving some money. Right up front, I must admit I really really enjoyed this cruise. First of all, the boarding in Galveston was fantastic!! We normally have priority boarding because we usually book a Jr Suite, but ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Cruising in Winter? Eh, maybe not.

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jhendry01
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We took this cruise as part of a specialty group, which had to get permission for onboard activities, thus we were limited to this particular itinerary. Both my partner and I have traveled on Carnival for some time... I turned Gold on this trip, and she turned Platinum. We had a balcony room on the 8th deck, and it was certainly a nice room, with a great view. The ship is still in great ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


A good party and family cruise

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Shelleu
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

They managed to get over 2800 guests along with their almost 1200 employees onboard and mobilized, and it set us up well for a smoothly run resort on the water. The three destinations to Cozumel, Grand Cayman and Jamaica were short, and involved a lot of process and security checks getting on and off the ship, and reminded us that the point of the cruise was less about seeing and experiencing ...
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Sail Date: January 2019


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