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Galveston Carnival Vista Cruise Reviews

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Pulling away from the Carnival Vista during a shore excursion in Belize.
Mahogany Bay in Roatan, Carnival's place.  Great time.
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Carnival is now officially off my list. COVID HAVEN
"Between my husband and I, for a 7 day cruise, we only received 12 drinks for free in the casino.I don't think I ever saw anyone wash their hands at the entrance to the Marketplace This was my 4th Carnival cruise, and on each one of them, I came back sick or broken...."Read More
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Carnival is now officially off my list. COVID HAVEN

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Western

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LoneStarLori
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This was a last-minute cruise for my husband and me. My mother-in-law had recently passed away, so we joined 8 other family members who had booked months earlier. We thought it might be nice to be together and celebrate her life. We chose an ocean view cabin. Usually we do balcony, but for the price, we thought we would try it. It was not bad at all. The window had a very deep windowsill that ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


If you have cruised before AVOID this ship! Free for all

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Lynnye22
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

Carnival Vista is free for all. This is hands down the worst ship I have ever been on. Carnival, what happened to the standards? The muster drill was done over a loudspeaker announcement because 300 people chose not to check in at the assigned station… My spa balcony room has bugs! Carnival does nothing --- they don’t acknowledge bugs. So be prepared for this. They investigate and tell ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Cloud 9 Spa Balcony


Fun, Clean, Terrible Food and service

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BobGazdek
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

I haven't been on a cruise for7 years and cruising has changed and not for the better.. The room was clean but they only come in once and only throw away what's in the garbage can. No picking up any empty bottles or cans placed next to it. The food was terrible. The steakhouse was good but I ordered the bone in Ribeye, it was good but no bone. My wife ordered a glass of pinot grigio. She ...
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Sail Date: August 2022


Overall a horrible cruise and cruise company

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JBot75
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

I chose this particular cruise and cruise line for the Montego Bay and Grand Cayman itinerary. Only after getting on board were we notified that one of the engines was not working and the Grand Cayman port was completely canceled. And the time in Montego Bay and Cozumel were cut in half. We were given a $50 cruise credit to make up for it. What an insult after spending $2,000 on the cruise ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Traveled with children


Worst Cruise Ever

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CruiseLuver70
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Have been on this ship prior to pandemic and it was wonderful. Booked at last minute and was excited that we could once again sail on this great ship. Surprise, Surprise!!! Was aware that ship was having some so called minor issues with propulsion but was not ready for actual experience. We left Galveston ahead of Carnival Breeze but suddenly, the Breeze was far ahead of us and knew ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


We had the best cruise experience!

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samanthah645
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

This is our 7th Cruise.... all of our cruises have been with Carnival except for one.... that I will not name.... but let's just say we will never stray from Carnival again. We had a great time on this Cruise....really enjoyed the ship, staff, and all of the activities......there is always something to do. This is the first time we stayed in a balcony room and we loved it! -- it was amazing going ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Premium Vista Balcony


Good, but some issues.

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KCGreg
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Just got off the Carnival Vista, 7-day cruise from Galveston to Roatan, Belize, and Cozumel. We had a good time, as always, but there were a few things that bugged/perplexed me. First, the good stuff: We didn’t have to wear a mask anywhere during the entire 7 days! Hallelujah! Kendall Fyre is a super Cruise Director. She has the energy of 10 people. There are plenty of things to ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Interior


VISTA IS BROKEN - BUYER BEWARE

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rajraj
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

1. 3 ½ hour embarkation – standing on your feet in the sun in long line with bags 2. No food onboard upon embarkation 3. No instructions for muster 4. Safety briefing provided while guests are mustering - hence only half of the passengers get to hear them 5. Standing in line for 33 minutes to get 2 spoons of food 6. Food Manager Vikas Beri is Missing in Action 7. Location of ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Was disappointed

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Kiley7172
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This was my 5th cruise with Carnival. I have always had the best time and best service with Carnival. This time the service was not up to par. I do understand the staffing issues due to "covid" but the main issue was the waitstaffs attitude. Only a handful were nice. Our room staff was outstanding and there was one particular bar staff that worked in the main atrium with blond hair. She was ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Premium Balcony


Boarding, Entertainment, Food - Not Great

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tgr3
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We sailed on Carnival Vista on April 30, 2022. We chose this cruise because we live in Texas and can drive to the Galveston pier. Our cabin was a grand suite which is their largest suite. It's about the size of 2 standard balcony cabins. Not even close to other cruise lines' upper level suites, but didn't cost as much either. The decor was minimally OK. The sofa "table" was quite small and ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


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