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Cove Cabin Always!!

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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TraveLife50
10+ Cruises

This was my second Caraval Cruise my first was with Dream. I have to say it was easy bordering ship just beware uphill walking to get on board in terminal. Once on ship is beautiful designed started out in Hero’s Bar waiting for other family members. First stop of course buffet, it was too crowded and as the week progressed they serve the same items . We had burgers at Guys(lifesaver of ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Cove Balcony


Beautiful ship great crew

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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Ray and Gail
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Thought we would tryout the new Carnival Panorama since it's only a 6 hour drive to get there. Anyone that has sailed out of long beach knows the Pacific is cold so we didn't use the pools. But other than that the ship is fantastic and cruise director Emma Pack made it all that much better. This was our 14th Cruise and the shows in the Liquid lounge were the best by far I have seen on any cruise ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View

Traveled with children


Totally Disappointed

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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Mutherlode
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

I chose this cruise for a 70th birthday blowout with my family. Big mistake. We love Carnival and have cruised with them 3 previous times. I was excited to book on this new ship however I did not investigate it enough. I am mobility challenged with RA and OA and bring a walker with me. My review is mostly based on these facts, not for an able bodied person as my family enjoyed the trip more ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


Lovely Cruise

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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KJandMJ
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We sailed on this cruise departing on 02/29/2020 along with our son and his girlfriend. Embarkation was somewhat delayed. We were in the "A" group and embarked around 12;30 p.m. Once we arrived on the ship, we found ourselves on the 4th floor and worked ourselves up to the 11th floor AFT to the Mongolian Wok for lunch We really enjoyed the new methodology with the elevators; you choose the ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Despite bad disembarkation day (not Carnival's fault). GREAT cruise!

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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OliversGiGi
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

I don't know if I am the first to write about the Mexican Riviera that sale 2/29-3/7, but let me start by sharing we were one of the ships on the news that was held up at Long Beach, unable to Disembark due to a sick passenger that LOCAL authorities wanted to first be sure didn't have COVID-19 and she didn't. However, this hold up did give us an extra day onboard, being fed and entertained at no ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Kudos to Carnival Panorama

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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Xertes
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

My wife and I sailed on the Carnival Panorama on Feb 29th –Mar 7/8th (I will explain more on that later). We are experienced mass market cruisers having sailed on Carnival, Princess, Holland America, Norwegian, Celebrity and Royal Caribbean previously. This was our 28th cruise. We are senior citizens. Those of you who have read my reviews before know that I might be politely described as ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View


Very Nice Ship, Quarantine and all

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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dmw3wx
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

I have done the 7-day Mexican Riviera trips several times over the last 6 years through Carnival Miracle and Carnival Splendor. I was excited to learn a brand new ship was coming to the west coast and just knew that I needed to take a cruise on it. In fact, I scheduled two cruises. One for February 29 2020 and another on January 16 2021. On the February cruise, I got a category 4F inside cabin ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Interior


Lovely crew, big improvements

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nellierigby
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Just back from a week on the Panorama plus a bonus day on the ship when a passenger got sick and needed medical testing to ensure it wasn’t corona. It wasn’t, thank goodness. The ship is clean and modern. It follows the Carnival layout for the most part. However, for those of us who need accessibility features, Panorama is vastly better than its predecessors. There are handicapped restrooms ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Traveled with disabled person


Some good/some not so good

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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elle63
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise because my hubby and i wanted to see the pacific side of mexico, Why not on a NEW SHIP?! .We only have Celebrity to measure to but here is what we found... the main DR was ALWAYS cold...like very cold. The food was just...meh.. and the decor was not as nice as celebrity, however.. playing to a different crowd, i wouldnt want to have it super posh and kids jumping all over it. ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Havana Cabana Suite


Mexican Riviera Quarantine Style (8 days for the price of 7 days)

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GlendaleAZ
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Review of the Carnival Panorama This will be a review of our most recent cruise, which took place sailing from Long Beach, CA on Carnival Panorama. We left February 29, 2020 for a 7-day sailing to the Mexican Riviera, including stops in Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlán and Puerto Vallarta. As an avid Carnival cruiser, and even though I am approaching the 50-cruise milestone with Carnival Cruise ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


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