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BEST CRUISE EVER

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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KONAGIRL1
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Before I cruised I searched for reviews to ease my mind during this crazy time we are in with Covid and found very little. So I want to share my experience…… Although these are my least favorite ports of the 25+ cruises I’ve been on, the ship and the experience I had last week is five star. It was the first week of fall break and due to teachers in my family, I’ve cruised during many fall ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


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Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Western

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Cavila618
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

First there was several cruise to go on, that was very reasonable, I didn’t want to travel the same islands that I have already seen 6 times. So, I decided to do the MSC even though it was more expensive but I get to see something different. I paid for me and my two granddaughters, then my daughter wanted to go. So I paid for her. Then my other daughter wanted to go, there was no other room ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Aurea Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


great cruise line

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Western

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tcmccllc12
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

MSC excellent cruise line for small children and adults. They take the kids at good times for the adults to also enjoy the cruise along with the kids. also if you are flying in to fort Lauderdale airport and need to shuttle a family to the Miami cruise port use Jiffy Jeff shuttle service. very nice and safe shuttle vans, and reliable service for pickup and returns. not going to lie the mask ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Fantastica Inside Stateroom

Traveled with children


Wildly Exceeded Expectations

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Western

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MonsterJoe
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

As first time cruisers, we were overwhelmed by the choices offered by various lines. After going back and forth between a few, based on both our desires and the suggestions of friends who have cruised, we landed on MSC. We chose MSC, primarily for the apparent beauty of the ships and also for the Mediterranean style of the company. Travel to Port of Embarkation: We sailed from Miami and ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Yacht Club Inside Stateroom


Carnival Panorama, Sept 18, 2021 - Back Home on the Water AT LAST

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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GlendaleAZ
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I cannot even begin to tell you how excited we were, after 18 long, lonely months of sitting and twiddling our thumbs to finally be headed out to cruise again. Despite the long, arduous drive ahead, which invariably requires recuperation immediately after, we were totally stoked for the entire journey before us. Leaving our abode in Glendale, AZ, the temperatures had leveled off at ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Beautiful New Ship only Half Full so Great Service, with only a couple frustrations

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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hatt60ftcc
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Chose this cruise because the last minute fare was great and it was my first time to sail out of the west coast and to the Mexican Riviera. Ship was built in 2019 and had not sailed very many times before so it was like new. The staff was great in all aspects and since the ship was only about half full we got great service. Very clean, no lines, quick drinks, etc etc etc Felt very safe ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Mostly good for the return.

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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tm_aw_love
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

To start, embarkation was not all that great. We had a 10:30 arrival time. When we arrived I provided our paper boarding passes and was immediately given an attitude because they were printed 2-sided, we had to wait for a supervisor to come and print us new ones. Testing for the little ones went smoothly, after the results were ready we were transferred over to the main check-in area. Once we were ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View

Traveled with children


Carnival Panorama September 4 -September 11, 2021

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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rhendri
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I was worried about Covid-19 before we got on board the ship. The biggest hassle for my wife and i was getting the results back from the lab for the Covid- 19 test 3 days before the ship departed. We ended paying $100 each to a testing center to have our Covid-19 required PCR tests, guaranteed to receive the results back the next day before 7 pm. The food was awesome! The Carnival Panorama is ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Smooth sailing to Mexico

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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sgmdiver
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

As I write all this, I tend to just keep adding as I go. Not as organized as categories, but it gets the job done. If I waited to get home probably would not do it. Our arriving time was for 1030-1100, so we arrived at 1015. Did not see any people getting off ship. After one hour I Googled the ship, on the Long Beach page, “Panorama delayed due to technical issues.” I did not receive any text ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


JUST GETTING OUT FOR A TEST RUN

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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Marygoround
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

I DID A DIARY TO LET OTHERS KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT IF THEY ARE JUST TESTING THE WATERS IT was a long line to get on but it was announced and expected I sat and waited for line to die down and I went and got into it was speedy to get all other thing done to enter one person looked over my information required and snapped my photo and off I went I was meet by my cabin Stewart which called me ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


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