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Carnival Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews

Towel animal on the bed each day
Peace and quiet on Deck 5.
Sailing out of Sydney Harbour enjoying the view from deck 3.
Our interior spa cabin with a lovely message left by our Cabin Stewards re our 30th Anniversary
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Don't expect much and you will get less...

Review for Carnival Legend to Panama Canal & Central America

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Kenny Carwile
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We went on an anniversary cruise for our 18th wedding anniversary. My bride's luggage was promptly lost on the ship. After five days of battling with staff it was placed in our cabin, The staff fought me with tooth and nail because it could not have been Carnivals fault. The cabin was over air conditioned and had to be adjusted by staff six different times. Food on the ship is not up to the ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Interior


Quite disappointed in Carnival

Review for Carnival Pride to Panama Canal & Central America

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cruiser6684
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

My wife and I had not been on a cruise for several years and were just about to schedule one when COVID hit. We chose the Panama Canal trip as we wanted to go places that we had never been before and the canal was an opportunity of a lifetime! Due to the nature of this cruise there were only 2 port days, on in Limon, Costa Rica and the other in Grand Cayman. Organization for Limon was well done ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony (obstructed views)


8 night Panama Canal Cruise on Carnival Pride

Review for Carnival Pride to Panama Canal & Central America

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Average Cruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 30s

We chose this 8-night cruise onboard the Carnival Pride for one reason: the Panama Canal. A Panama Canal Cruise has been on our bucket list and we were thrilled when we discovered this cruise fit into our schedule. We are frequent Carnival cruisers, but we were a little apprehensive about the age of the Carnival Pride. The Pride showed its age, but I loved the nostalgic feel of the ship. ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Carnival has really gone down hill

Review for Carnival Legend to Panama Canal & Central America

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thomasuz
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise nearly 2 1/2 years in advance because of it's unique itinerary which included the Panama Canal. It was to be our dream cruise. Turned out to be the cruise from hell. The day before sailing, they cancelled the cruise we booked and replaced it with a shorter cruise that included none of the ports that were on the cruise we booked. They claimed an abundance of caution because ...
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Sail Date: January 2022


Not what we planned, but what we got was just fine! Hey, we were cruising again!

Review for Carnival Legend to Panama Canal & Central America

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WhatMeCruise
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We were originally booked for this same cruise in 2021, then COVID happened. We were looking forward to the partial transit of the Panama Canal (we even booked an aft-facing balcony); plus we would celebrate Charlotte's birthday and our wedding anniversary during the cruise. The afternoon before the cruise, we were notified that due to COVID and weather conditions the cruise was shortened from ...
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Sail Date: January 2022

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


Very Peaceful and Fun Cruise

Review for Carnival Pride to Panama Canal & Central America

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treasureht
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The cruise was running at restricted levels which made the trip very pleasant. The cruise through the canal was delightful as we were able to see the locks from many different location. They did have crowds on the front decks and some people brought chairs and sat through the locks but most people were very courteous. I compare this to pre covid trip back in 2019 and the front of the ship was just ...
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Sail Date: December 2021


WORST CRUISE EVER COMPLETE WASTE TIME AND MONEY!

Review for Carnival Pride to Panama Canal & Central America

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stormielee327
10+ Cruises • Age 30s

By FAR the worst we've been on Guest services are unbelievably rude, and have nasty attitudes. The food was TERRIBLE (I even found a tree LEAF in the gravy and the chef shrugged it off and continued to serve it!) The whole cruise was EXTREMELY boring, no poolside games and contests everyday or any kind of fun games and activities around and inside the ship other than some TERRIBLE trivia. The ...
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Sail Date: December 2021


Panama Canal Partial Transit Out of Tampa

Review for Carnival Pride to Panama Canal & Central America

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rodrig54
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My wife and I characterize ourselves as seasoned cruisers having been on over 15 of them over the years. We took a few years off but now that we retired, we're back at sea. The cruise left Tampa on a Saturday and arrived back eight days later on a Sunday. We had taken advantage of a great casino promo code linked to our VIFP accounts and got an obstructed view balcony and a fair amount of ...
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Sail Date: December 2021

Cabin Type: Ocean Suite


Panama Canal Disappointment on Carnival Glory

Review for Carnival Glory to Panama Canal & Central America

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tiemell
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We are frequent cruisers with over twenty five trips in as many years. This was typical of the passengers on this trip - retired people. Many of the passengers take multiple cruises per year, often back-to-back on the same ship. Only a couple of children on this trip. A lot of scooters and walkers on the ship, but fewer than on a Princess cruise. A lot of brand loyal Carnival people talked ...
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Sail Date: November 2021


Carnival Miracle Still needs work out of Dry Dock

Review for Carnival Miracle to Panama Canal & Central America

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Kiro
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We chose a aft balcony to come through the canal, hoping to enjoy the many sea days on the balcony and de-stress, relax and enjoy the break of the daily work grind. THIS DID NOT HAPPEN! We had oil droplets spewing from the funnel each and every day and these oil drops were landing on us, destroying our clothes, and not able to sit out without enjoying a daily spray of oil. Our room Stewart was ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony


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