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Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) to the Panama Canal & Central America Carnival Freedom Cruise Reviews

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1-10 of 43 Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) to the Panama Canal & Central America Carnival Freedom Cruise Reviews


Great Fun!

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betsyam
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Just got off the Carnival Freedom today after 8 wonderful days! The food and service were excellent. We ate breakfast and dinner daily in the main restaurant and I was very pleasantly surprised at the quality and presentation of the meals. The buffet area had lots of choices-fish and chips, international, a Mongolian grill (my favorite), carving station, hamburger and hot dog grill and lots of ...
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Sail Date: February 2013

Cabin Type: Interior


Room 8206 and beyond.....

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MsNudist
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

I will start with the disclaimer that this was a specialty cruise booked through a private tour company, so some of the tours and events reviewed may not be available. We boarded at 11:30am with no incident and headed to the tours desk as we needed to book the Tour of the Ship and it can only be done on the first day and not ahead of time. We then promptly went to the lido deck for snacks and a ...
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Sail Date: February 2013

Cabin Type: Interior


Not really a FUN ship.

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Torreon1
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

This was our 1st time with Carnival. A group of 9 of us who have cruised before went together. We mainly chose Carnival because it went to Costa Rica and Panama. Normally we hit the islands. Overall the cruise was not bad, but here are some highs and some lows. First off, the food in the dining room at night was the best we have ever had. Combine that with a fantastic wait staff all around ...
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Sail Date: February 2012

Cabin Type: Interior


Another great Carnival Cruise

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bigmoromom
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Traveled with 8 other couples all over 40 who have taken many cruises together. We chose this cruise as it was the ship's last trip to Panama, as well as for the extra sea days. We stayed at the Ft Lauderdale Airport Holiday Inn pre-cruise for the reasonable park & cruise package. Comfortable hotel with a gorgeous pool and great breakfast. Left for cruise port at 10 AM, were at the port by ...
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Sail Date: February 2012


Freedom

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red1975
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Just got back from our Freedom cruise. It was great. I have have been on these broads for several years and I look at these reviews and wonder if they can be for reall. Well this one is. We got to Ft Lauderdale on Friday. Stayed at the Best Western by the beach. We got to the ship around 1:30 on the ship by 2:30. Not bad at all, able to take carry on to the room on 7. We found the ...
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Sail Date: January 2012

Cabin Type: Interior


Outstanding Thanksgiving Cruise!

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miniflea
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

I'll start by saying that it's been 7 years since our last cruise on Carnival, and that one wasn't anything spectacular. We chose Carnival this time around based on the itinerary, and comments from friends who've recently cruised Carnival. I wasn't sure what to expect, but we came away very happy. Carnival has come a long way since we sailed on the Imagination. This time around, we wanted a longer ...
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Sail Date: November 2011

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with children


Carnival Freedom - Panama Canal and Central America

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kruisinkidd
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

This particular cruise was chosen based on its itinerary. Traveling through the Panama Canal has been on my husbands "bucket list" since before we were married. After hearing that the canal is in process of being expanded we knew our time frame was short to have an opportunity to experience the original canal. We flew in to Ft. Lauderdale and were met by Carnival at the baggage area for ...
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Sail Date: November 2011

Cabin Type: Interior


Great time....new friends!

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bbmom2boys
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our 6th cruise ...5th on Carnival and it was wonderful! Excursions - Our first stop was Cozumel been here a few times...the last two we have gone to Mr. Sanchos all inclusive beach resort! Great time....all you can eat all you can drink for $50. This time we did not take advantage of the all inclusive (you can choose ala cart also). We enjoyed the beach for a few hours then went ...
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Sail Date: September 2011


Carnival Freedom to Panama

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benlor
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

First...Stan Corliss!! Talent, voice, and showmanship, we enjoyed every minute. Every evening we would plan on another activity, then end up listening to Stan. He played music that everyone liked. I think the audience would have danced more if the lights weren't so glaring. Speaking of lighting and decor...wow! Who put this together. I sat i one spot and looked at some kind of brightly ...
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Sail Date: September 2011

Cabin Type: Balcony


Serenity Deck Saved the Day

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sailn'relax
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our 4th cruise with Carnival and will probably be the last. We had a really nice time and enjoyed seeing the Panama Canal, certainly a bucket list trip. We traveled with another line last year and did notice the difference in food and entertainment when we returned to Carnival. Trying to board the ship in Ft Lauderdale was a very poor experience. The entire set up was like a cattle drive ...
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Sail Date: August 2011

Cabin Type: Balcony


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