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Carnival Magic Cruise Reviews

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"There was another ship at dock when we arrived and between the two ships the cruise port was extremely crowded.To start the first views of the ship from the outside compared to the others at the port was somewhat disappointing...."Read More
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A Great Restart to Cruising

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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Boysofsummer
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Like most of us, we’ve waited through numerous cancelled cruises over the past 18 months. So it was great to just be onboard and sailing again. Ship and protocols - the Carnival Magic was in excellent condition and all crew members were very attentive to sanitation and COVID protocols. There was a crew member at the entrance to every location where masks were required - with a smile and a ...
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Sail Date: November 2021

Cabin Type: Ocean Suite


Poor entertainment, average food, great casinos.

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Southern

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sailorx2
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Both of us are Diamonds and Casino at Sea members so we did get some perks, like free laundry and a Captains Lunch for Diamonds and Platinums. We got a great casino offer (free room and drinks in the casino) for this cruise actually had a good time in the updated two level (smoking on 5, nonsmoking on deck 4)casino. Great new games and terrific hosts there. The Good: As usual, Carnival has ...
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Sail Date: November 2021


Embarkation hassle

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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Pcds_146
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

!st Carnival Cruise since pre covid, Platinum status and is no priority boarding. Was directed to Platinum lounge and then not allowed in because a rude lady said it was full. So we boarded with others when our zone was called. We went the same way the other 30 people went to go up the escalator, the same rude lady stopped us after we let 3 wheelchairs go in front of us, she then told us this line ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View


Carnival Magic B2B 10/23 and 10/31 - Carnival Lied to Us

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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undertoes10
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Went through VAX screening and guy we had said hubby just made it with his shots. Look again buddy, that was his booster. These are the people who are checking us in??? Got through screening and went to cabin to drop carry on and then to muster station to see how to click the belts on the lifejacket. We were on early and ate a light lunch. Self serve in buffet and NEVER saw ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View


Great food and great service

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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ChristmasLegend12
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

After the hiatus with cruising it was great to be back. It is a bit different, but still very relaxing and enjoyable. Embarkation: New protocols. Very smooth process. All the staff at Port Canaveral were very helpful and friendly. Most people were observing the indoor mask mandates for all public transport areas, but of course there are still people in a state of denial. We were on the ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony


Getting back on a cruise

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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jcruiser8888
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Cruising in the Covid era was different , not in a really bad way , it was just different. Carnival requires a negative covid test 2 days before you sail , that was extremely stressful . There's a lot of decisions to make about pre buying internet cheers packages excursions etc.. before sailing having to wait until a couple of days before or gambling on a negative test is quite a is the biggest ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


Better than Ever Before

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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DigbyDumbledore
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

I’d like to start off by saying how impressed I was with this ship and the staff. Granted, they were sailing at around 50% capacity making it very spacious everywhere, but the crew were more helpful than any other main cruise lines I’ve been on. Boarding from parking to sitting at a bar with my first glass of champers took 1.5 hours (this included completing the muster drill and a quick spa ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony


Carnival Magic - The Magic Has Returned

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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josebetzy
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

My wife and I selected this cruise for the price and to return to cruising even with COVID. We completed COVID testing at a CVS. Receiving our negative test, a sigh of relief...lets go cruising. Our cabin was on Lido Deck, interior. Boarding was very quick (from start to sitting waiting to board) was about 15 minutes. There were many protocols in place but none that affected our cruise. We took ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Interior


The service was brilliant, entertainment was good, ship was okay, but the destinations were subpar.

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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Lotusmoon138
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

This was my 7th cruise on Carnival. Although the Carnival Magic was not a bad ship, the layout was strange compared to all the others I've been on and not to my liking; most of the hot tubs were cold, the ones on the Serenity deck were always full and this was on a cruise only 70% full. The main pool was small and seemed out of place. On a positive note, it had lots for kids to do and also had ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony


Crowded Ship Rude people

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Southern

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BasicSailor
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Two diamond members here .great price was our reason for this cruise . we over all enjoyed it with the exception of rude people everywhere , especially when using the elevator. People would pack into the elevator before you could even get off. The ( i wanna be first crowd ruled on this ship) . Just amazed me that so many people will try to pack into an elevator with covid still being a problem ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


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