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Transatlantic Carnival Magic Transatlantic Cruise Reviews

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Very Nice But Maybe Bigger Isn't Better?

Review for Carnival Magic to Transatlantic

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Darshan1
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

The Magic should, theoretically, provide more fun things to do than a smaller ship because there should be tons more space. Well, no. A lot of that free space is taken up by many more cabins and two more "premium" restaurants for a total of three. Since it's a new ship, it's obvious they're still getting the kinks out of their systems - figuring out how long they need to get everyone off and on ...
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Sail Date: November 2011

Cabin Type: Cove Balcony


Don't know what Magic you were on!

Review for Carnival Magic to Transatlantic

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cruisingwithoutkids
10+ Cruises

The best cruise out of 13! We arrived in Barcelona on 10/25 and spent 3 days seeing the sites which included Monserrat. The night before embarkation we met up with friends we had met via the internet, and that was the beginning of life long friendships. We stayed at Hotel Atlantis which provided a full breakfast each morning, was very centrally located, and was very reasonably priced. The cruise ...
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Sail Date: October 2011

Cabin Type: Spa Interior


Wrong kind of Wow factor.

Review for Carnival Magic to Transatlantic

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dtravelinggirl
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I have always been a Carnival fan. Even my wedding was on Carnival, but this newest ship is headed the wrong direction. The 16 day transatlantic was the final leg of cruising completely around the world. When we arrived on board it was surprising how much damage there was for such a new ship. The lightweight aluminum cones in the elevators and halls were bent and damaged from the countless ...
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Sail Date: October 2011

Cabin Type: Interior


Disappointed.

Review for Carnival Magic to Transatlantic

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LVWesty
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Where to begin to describe this inaugural transatlantic cruise on the Carnival Magic? Good points: 1. Spacious cabins, but small balconies. 2. New ship, but gaudy décor. 3. The ship's "wine card" which offered a discount on the selections of wines on that card is a great idea and welcomed feature. OK points: 1. Cabin service. Cabin stewards were generally competent and eager to ...
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Sail Date: October 2011

Cabin Type: Balcony


Carnival Magic TA 2011

Review for Carnival Magic to Transatlantic

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BostonM&MS
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Pre-Ship CCL rep met us at airport to direct us to our hotel shuttle and was there for us for our pre-board excursion to Monserrat which was enjoyable. We stayed at the Catalonia Bernia which is a lovely hotel with a great location & staff -â€" I am sorry to hear that Carnival is not using the hotel for next year's Ocean Breeze TA. Ship/Cabin/Staff I did like the more subdued colors and the ...
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Sail Date: October 2011

Cabin Type: Spa Balcony


Magical Disapointment !!

Review for Carnival Magic to Transatlantic

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seabee22
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

We booked the Cruise on the New CCL Magic over a year ago, as soon as we read that the ship was to be home ported in Galveston, Texas. We booked the Transatlantic Cruise and became part of a very large Roll Call on Cruise Critic Boards. We all were tremendously excited and were all looking forward to a fun filled happy crossing to Galveston. My wife and I flew to Barcelona with our Aunt and ...
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Sail Date: October 2011

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony


Ship of Tools

Review for Carnival Magic to Transatlantic

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pointpetre
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

We finished a cruise on October 26 and flew on Ryan Air from Rome to Barcelona. We had a wonderful time in Barcelona. What a magnificent city! It was far more than we expected, and we want to go back and spend time. One full day of touring was not enough by a long shot. Our cab driver to the ship was from Colombia and was very talkative. We enjoyed the drive. Embarkation involved a long ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


Carnival Magic Review

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series02
First Time Cruiser

This review will be broken down into three parts, first the ship and cabin, second food, dining, and bars service, and lastly Carnival cruise lines itself. We were located in Cabin 1300 which is on the first floor, center of the ship, ocean view cabin. We always pick this type of cabin on Ocean crossings. The cabin was of a very good size with plenty of hanging closet space, but somewhat short ...
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Sail Date: October 2011

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View


Extremely disappointed!!

Review for Carnival Magic to Transatlantic

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avabro
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We took a trans-Atlantic cruise 3 years ago on the Carnival Freedom, and it was one of the best we've done. This has to rank among the worst. We pick a cabin mid-ships for Trans-Atlantic crossings on Deck 1 and have never had a problem. On the first night we heard loud talking, shrieking, laughing and screaming after 11:30 and called Security. since it wasn't on our floor, we presumed it was ...
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Sail Date: October 2011

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View


Carnival Magic 16 Day Trans-Atlantic/Barcelona to Galveston

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Simca
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

First of all my wife and I experienced cruisers who are not very particular, demanding or complainers. We take events as they come along and always make the best of any situation. We make our own good time. Carnival Magic was advertised as this large, brand new, technically advanced marvel. More on that later. Our first disappointment was when we met with the Carnival ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


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