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Panama Canal & Central America Carnival Freedom Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews

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WE SPEND 29 DAYS ON THE FREEDOM 2 BACK TO BACK FROM OCT 12 TO NOV THE10
"People from the freedom treated us like family. our server ricky at the chic restaurant has been perfect. we didn't miss a show. we dance a lot and we can tell that the cast on the ship were outstanding. jade..."Read More
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Great 14 days

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Wolf19

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

My husband and I have cruise with Carnival many many times never a bad cruise. All though there are things that can be done defiantly our vacation was amazing. Embarkation was easy with no issues got right on the ship we were early for our embarkation there was no problems. Disembarkation was a slap in the face that our vacation was over ( not Carnivals fault) we were in line for 2 and half ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony


Panama Canal 10/27 - 11/10/19

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CHATTACRUISER

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

There were so many wrong things about this cruise...where to begin? Let me start with the positive. Our cabin steward, Wejaya and his assistant Anna were great! They kept the room sparkling clean, with fresh ice and a new towel animal every day. Our room was on Lido deck, close to the buffet areas and pools. Anna and Wejaya worked hard from dawn to dark but were always pleasant and greeted us ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


WE SPEND 29 DAYS ON THE FREEDOM 2 BACK TO BACK FROM OCT 12 TO NOV THE10

Review for Carnival Freedom to Panama Canal & Central America

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cadillac62

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

People from the freedom treated us like family. our server ricky at the chic restaurant has been perfect. we didn't miss a show. we dance a lot and we can tell that the cast on the ship were outstanding. jade and matthew the dancers are beautiful to see and pleasant to speak, there is a violin trio called accidental strings trio. we did many cruises and never we saw violin ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Enjoyed this cruise immensely

Review for Carnival Freedom to Panama Canal & Central America

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cruise lovah

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

My hubs and I typically cruise with RCI but, because we have exhausted all of the Royal Caribbean itineraries out of Galveston, we chose this cruise to the Bahamas on Carnival. We had only cruised with Carnival once before on a quick 4-night trip so we did not know exactly what to expect. We had heard that the Freedom was scheduled for dry dock shortly after our return so we expected a ship ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean Suite


Good cruise

Review for Carnival Freedom to Panama Canal & Central America

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goaties

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Panama Canal cruise was awesome. Emma Nixon was the best cruise director ever. she is a bundle of energy. Awesome energy. Anoma and her wait crew were awesome in anytime dining. Room steward was awesome also. Food was very hot and good. Chefs table was a very interesting experience. Panama Canal was very interesting to watch. Carnival was awesome as always. The Freedom is one of our favorite ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Interior


Mostly good, but some problems

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Unknotted

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

This cruise was so great in many ways, but a few bad things made it rough here and there. Personnel: I've never really cared one way or another about Cruise Directors, but Ms. Emma Nixon was spectacular. I wish I could have her on every cruise! She was everywhere at once, and I'm not kidding. We would talk to her one minute and then go somewhere else and she would have beat us there, always ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony


Children on the Dance Floor - Dangerous - Safety Issue

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afewdollars

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

The low rating is entirely due to the issue described. Except for the issue described below the cruise would have been fantastic from the service to the food to the excursions. As a ballroom dancer we found the music for dancing was great from Waltz to East Coast Swing. There was a two piece violinists who played music from Mission Impossible - Tango to Michael Jacksons Billy Jean - Hustle to ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


Just OFF somehow

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txcharley

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

After taking a similar cruise a couple of years ago, I wanted to see the NEW Panama Canal. And I did, at least 3 locks and the lake in the middle. Other than that, this was not a good cruise. Check-in has been streamlined at Galveston, but it is still somewhat confusing and some people who were scheduled to check in much later that we were actually got through faster than we did - although we ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony


Magical Cruise

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jdsaint

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

While we love the Freedom and Carnival, this was the best cruise ever. It was our honeymoon, and not only were the staff great, the passengers were very friendly and helped make the cruise even better. Aruba, Curacoa, and Cartegena all wowed us more than expected - and our expectations were high. The shore excursions were great, but we would definitely take a cab to a specific beach next time in ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Interior


Our first Diamond Cruise

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tartar70

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We love Journey Cruises. The staff was excellent. We received royal treatment from Ramesh the Maitre'd. We attended our first "Chef's Table" - what an experience. The comics are improving. Really enjoyed the ballroom dancing classes. Our ports of call were excellent. The trip thru the new Panama Canal locks was interesting but it is better to go thru the entire locks. We would prefer that ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Interior


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