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Galveston to the Caribbean Carnival Cruise Reviews

Carnival
Ship
Caribbean
Galveston

Traveler rating

Excellent

1,121

Very Good

710

Average

446

Poor

222

Terrible

127

Cruise type

2,652 Galveston to the Caribbean Carnival Cruise Reviews


Dune_mama avatar

Dune_mama

3 Reviews Written

Nice Winter Getaway

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We drove to the Port as we are from the Midwest. We parked at Lighthouse parking and have the last few times we have sailed from Galveston. It is much smaller, but I've never had to wait a long time for a shuttle. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Too blessed to be stressed

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Our first Carnival premier cruise.

This was our first premier Casino cruise and our 8th Carnival cruise in general. Husband was very excited. But I knew that meant he was going to spend much of his time in the Casino so I brought my grandkids for a ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Komorowski

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

The Virgin cruise

This was my first cruise. I had a good trip, even with the changes caused by the corona virus. The food was very plentiful and the varieties seemed endless. There was dinning for every type, from the burger joint ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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phillip0604

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

First and Last Carnival Cruise

This was my first cruise and probably the last one. To start with when we arrived we were not told that the bags could be checked in and taken to the rooms when it was ready later. The room was not available until 2 ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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tubacka

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great trip!

This was the first cruise all 9 of us and we couldn't be happier. It was my wife and I, our 3 grown children, 2 of their friends, and my wife's parents. After we were home we sat down and tried to find ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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RJBrown

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Horrible Service!

Lets start with this dang coronavirus...You state you are taking extra precautions including medical evaulations before boarding. OH so filling out a sheet of paper is a medical evaultion! What are you people ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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BigBoats4Me

2 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

3rd Time is a charm with Carnival Vista

Spoiler Alert: Ignore EVERYTHING negative you have read about the Vista so far. Based on our most recent trip none of the negativity is true and the naysayers are just complaining because they really don’t know ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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rosiegirl2

5 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

You get what you pay for.

We usually do two back to back cruises in February to get a break from our long upstate NY winters. We had booked the first one to go out of New Orleans on NCL. We hadn’t been there before so we thought we’d ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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sshs

10 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Below average Carnival cruise

We cruise a lot of lines, including Carnival, but this cruise was definitely among our least favorites. The 3 star rating is in light of the fact that we enjoyed some of the entertainment and the ports. Also, the ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Julienkaine

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

NOT the same Carnival anymore

I have taken 6 Carnival cruises since 2011. My wife is a platinum member so our embarkation and debarkation were fast and nice. Our room was average, the room stewards were friendly. We found an unopened yogurt in ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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cruzincookie

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise

I first want to say I have never written a negative review in my life. But we work very hard to save for our vacations and I know others do too. I simply want to let people know that the Vista is not the average ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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lildee99

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

So close to perfect!

My husband and I sailed for the second time on the Carnival Dream, stateroom category 8B, room 6318. The ship had just returned from an altered itinerary due to fog, and so hadn't been in port for several days. As ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Jeannieann

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

My cruising experience

Nothing better to me than Carnival and Freedom is my all time favorite,. I've sailed 4 times this last year. Once on Carnival Vista, however nice, Freedom is my choice how the crew remembers me and always makes ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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christyk82

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

EXCEEDED Most Expectations

My husband and I had a GREAT time on Carnival Vista. We set sail the first week in January, after New Years. I had heard quite a few things about Carnival being dirty or being the ships that get people sick; I'll ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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belgadoc

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Some of the best service experienced on a Carnival cruise

First of all the ship may be older but it was definitely clean. There were staff everywhere cleaning the windows, bannisters, up on the Lido, etc. Everyone had a smile, Our dinner service was amazing. We were ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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arciek

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Spa room cruise on the Vista

Be sure and arrive at your designated time, you don’t want to get in the longer early or late line. If you bring on a small ice chest, no ice or water allowed, bring freezer packs. Cans only is the rule now ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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jerzhoo

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great way to ring in 2020 - and lots of menus

Our family of four had a fantastic time on the Vista. We were late departing because the port was closed due to dense fog, and the ship could not return to port. Carnival kept us well informed about the progress, ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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xxyyzz

5 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fab in many ways, but

(First, thank you to all who post!) We were a family of 7 with 3 children. This ship has soooo much to do for all ages! Kudos to the kids' Ocean Club, the water/sports activities, and the entire staff. Generally, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Nosborn

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

New Years 2020

My husband and I booked last minute for this cruise. We literally had the last outside Jr.Suite. The room was clean and too comfortable:) We were greeted at IAH by the Carnival transfer represented (very pleasant) ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Eli_6

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Family Cruise of 8 including kids and disabled mother

I have been on the Vista before with just my husband and we stayed in a Havana Vista balcony. That experience was amazing. This one was not as good. We opted for a Havana aft view extended balcony. My children, ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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TexasCruisers2015

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Havana Cabanas ~ Christmas week

We chose the Vista because it was the only ship going out of Galveston we hadn’t sailed on during our annual Christmas week cruise. Because Carnival is our least favorite cruise line, we decided to spend more for ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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coastalpleasures

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Exceeded expectations

We were already scheduled on the Freedom for 22 December with family, but found a suite on the 15 December cruise and decided to make it a back-to-back. Luckily it was a fantastic choice. We've sailed Carnival ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Escaflonae

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Hasta La Vista Baby

The plan was to take a cruise with my wife and two kids, and that's exactly what we did. While I rate this a 3 out of 5, let me share with you why. First, it comes from my last cruise i took on a Royal Caribbean ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Donnyextreme2201

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

This was my second cruise on Carnival Cruise Line. The first Cruise was on the the Carnival Freedom January 2018 with a party of 6. It was probably the best vacation I have ever had in my life and since we had such ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Fressy007

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Review

We sailed in carnival visa from Dec 7-14 . We around 50 members from our company were there. Crew members were really good. Thanks to all crew employees for making our trip so awesome. Special thanks to Martin in ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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