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Charleston to the Western Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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1059 reviews
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1-10 of 5 Charleston to the Western Caribbean Cruise Reviews

Too long. Iffy staff. Charleston Port awful

Review for Carnival Fantasy to Caribbean - Western

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First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

This was the longest cruise I've been on. I will not do one this long again. Four full days at sea is far too long. I thought the embark and disembark process in Charleston was way too slow and disorganized. It also felt as though it was the first time the staff had done everything - safety drill, excursions, meals, etc. Everything took longer and was way more disorganized than I imagined it ...
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Sail Date: March 2015

Cabin Type: Grand Suite

Traveled with children

Better than Expected!!!!

Review for Carnival Fantasy to Caribbean - Western

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6-10 Cruises

Background....this was my husband and my 9th cruise and first on Carnival and my daughters 5th cruise and first on Carnival. We have cruised mostly with NCL but have also sailed Princess and Royal Caribbean. This cruise was booked last minute for March Break because we wanted to get away from the northern cold and snow! Drive to the Port......we drove from southwestern Ontario Canada. The first ...
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Sail Date: March 2014

Traveled with children

Fantasy 7 day

Review for Carnival Fantasy to Caribbean - Western

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6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We left Charlotte,N.C. at 6am saturday dec. 8th for a nice short drive to Charleston ,stopping in Orangeburgh for breakfast at a Cracker Barrel. Arrived at the port @ 10am and dropped luggage off then left and drove back around and waited a while till they opened for parking. They staged the cars for parking and we sat till 11:30 ,it was $119.00 for the week . We have left from this port twice ...
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Sail Date: December 2012

Cabin Type: Ocean View

1st time Fantasy, and the last!

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6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

So this is our first time on the Fantasy, and the first time leaving out of Charleston. When you go to get at Charleston, you and your car are herded into a loooooong line of cars waiting to drop off luggage. There is only 1 luggage tent and perhaps 3 or 4 handler groups unlike other ports where there are multiple ports. This setup meant that we spent an hour in our car, in line, in 100 degree ...
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Sail Date: July 2011

My first on Carnival Fantasy

Review for Carnival Fantasy to Caribbean - Western

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First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

Checking in and off the ship was a breeze. I had expected a bigger hassle. The amount of smoking on this vessel is certainly a big negative. Given that most Americans don't smoke, and some are allergic, one would think that the smokers would be to confined to at least half the public places. It was difficult to find a smoke free locale outside of the dining areas. The goal of the ...
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Sail Date: February 2011

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