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Carnival Freedom Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to the Southern Caribbean from Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)

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The fabulous February 2015 relocation cruise on the Freedom

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nccrews
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We began our adventure by spending Super Bowl night at the Rodeway Inn in Ft. Lauderdale. With shuttles from the airport and to the cruise port, Rodeway provides convenient and economical pre-cruise accommodations. Embarkation was a breeze (although "priority boarding" was probably helpful). We had a fairly spacious and quiet balcony room on the Veranda deck, conveniently located one floor below ...
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Sail Date: February 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony


Freedom 2.0 ; Better Than We Expected

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flcruiselovers
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We came into this cruise with very low expectations and only booked it due to a really great promotion that was cheaper than eating out at home.. Have to preface this with saying we cruised Alaska on the Miracle in June that was a total disaster and were not going to ever cruise Carnival again... But we have to admit the Freedom is a class above the Miracle in every way. The Ship is recently ...
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Sail Date: December 2014

Cabin Type: Interior


We will never sail Carnival again!

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lovewine
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Carnival Freedom December 2014 Notes Negatives: 1. Deck chairs overboard at 1 am – loud crash and banging sound. Hit our railing. A life vest was thrown overboard as well – terrible customer service and safety response a. Multiple different answers given as to ramifications of actions of cruise passenger b. First they told us they did not know who threw them over, then they said they read the ...
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Sail Date: December 2014

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony


Great first experience for the family

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42withkids
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

As a Marriott Rewards Platinum status guy, we always took our vacations to Marriott properties. Well on our last Marriott stay over Spring Break at the Harbor Beach property, we walked to the end of the beach and saw the awesome cruise ships enter and leave the port. It looked exciting and made me curious. Well our Christmas vacation opened up and we booked a pretty last minute 8 day Southern ...
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Sail Date: December 2014

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


New Years excellence

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sigmabre99
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

I have been on many Carnival Cruises and I will say that this one was excellent. The Freedom 2.0 upgrades are fantastic although I was disappointed that the new taste bar was in the place of the old sushi bar. The alchemy bar was fantastic and a big shout out to Dezi and Corina for their excellent cocktails. This bar was a hub of activity and a great place to meet people. The food was, as usual, ...
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Sail Date: December 2014

Cabin Type: Balcony


We felt cheated

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bruce925
10+ Cruises

The advertising for this cruise showed a picture of Aruba with fireworks going off. The ad showed that the ship would be in port until 11:30pm meaning 12:30 am Aruba time, after all of the HUGE celebrations in the city. However, on the morning of December 31 they ship announces to all passengers one of those "we do apologize" messages that tried to tell us that the port suddenly made a decision to ...
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Sail Date: December 2014

Cabin Type: Balcony


A FUN time! But don't go for the buffet food.

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mc0rr
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Just returned from an 8-day cruise to Southern Caribbean on Carnival's Freedom - Grand Turk, Dominican Republic, Curacao, Aruba, plus a total of 3 "Sea Days". Freedom is a nice, clean ship. Very friendly service staff. This is our 4th cruise but the first one with so little interaction with the ship's officers. I have to say I could not tell you one way or the other much about the ship's crew - ...
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Sail Date: November 2014

Cabin Type: Balcony


Great Cruise

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kandmbishop
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

We just got back from our 8 day cruise aboard the Carnival Freedom sailing to Gran Turk, La Romana Dominican Republic, Curacao and Aruba. We were a group of 4 staying in oceanview cabins 1253 and 1257. This was either our 5th or 6th Carnival Cruise for my wife and I, the other two it was their first time on a cruise. First off I have to say it has been about 3 years since we last did a cruise and ...
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Sail Date: November 2014

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Our Carnival Freedom experience - Nov 1-Nov 9, 2014

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K's Grammy
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

1. On VIFP Party ... Carnival added the Gold Cruisers to this party. Must have been recently because on our cruise in Nov. 2013 it was only for Platinum and Diamond cruisers. On this cruise there were so many in the room that we no longer felt special with the loyalty program. People were rude and grabbing two and three drinks at a time before we were offered anything to drink. In 2013 we ...
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Sail Date: November 2014

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Nice ship food just ok

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2oldrets
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This ws a free cruise from Carnival Casino so I can't get too negative. I love the ship. It is very similar to the Miracle but has Carnival 2.0 upgrade. The Guys burger bar is the best included food on this ship.We didn't go to the steak house as i feel that $40.00 for a steak is very high. I can get better at almost any steak house anywhere for $25-$30. The only desert that was excellent was the ...
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Sail Date: November 2014

Cabin Type: Interior


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