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BeachLoverstoo
Member Since 2013
1 review
301 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I set up this cruise to celebrate my wife's 41st anniversary of her 29th birthday. The ship and crew, IMO, was great. The ship is celebrating its 30th year of service in Carnival and, while it does show its age to some extent, the ride was ... Read more
Tssweety
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
7 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We have been on 11 cruises .. 10 of them being Carnival. We sailed the fantasy about 5 years ago and decided to sail on it again because of the proximity of the port of Mobile to our house. While this is a smaller older ship they did ... Read more
Cowabunga1
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Overall the ship was in good condition and maintained well by the staff. We had a stateroom with a king size bed and 2 trundles, which actually worked out well because we did not spend a lot of time there. The food options were open to ... Read more
Readytocruisenc
Member Since 2014
1 review
10 forum posts
Sailed July 2017
We were visiting family in Pensacola and decided to fit a cruise in to our vacation, so booked the Fantasy out of Mobile. This was our second cruise on the Fantasy; the first was three years ago out of Charleston. Since the first cruise, ... Read more
Tal2Way
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed July 2017
Not very impressed with the condition of this ship. Embarking was easy but I think the Port of Mobile could streamline getting to the counter a bit quicker. From the elevator, directing us outside just to be directed back inside to the ... Read more
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jsrlsmith
Member Since 2014
1 review
2 helpful votes
There were 9 of us on this cruise. We did a stay/park package at the Microtel in Saraland (10 minutes from the port) and were very happy with it. The parking at the port was 90$ but the hotel was only 130$ and you leave your vehicle ... Read more
Gulf coast
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
9 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Overview: We chose this cruise ship as it was a short drive from our home. This is the oldest ship in Carnival's fleet. Despite its age, the ship was clean and inviting in appearance. We loved the medium size of the ship. One great ... Read more
mobrien575
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
Smaller older ship. first time cruisers. didn't want too big a ship or too long on board for our first time. It was just the right size. embarkament was a breeze as well as disembarkament. We were one of the first off the ship and got ... Read more
deesegang
Member Since 2017
1 review
12 helpful votes
Let me start by saying that this is my 5th time cruising with Carnival. I have sailed on the Magic, Dream, Triumph, Elation and now the Fantasy. I wanted to give a fair and honest review of our 5 day cruise. PROS: Mobile has their ... Read more
Harmony1913
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
8 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We sailed on this ship because we were part of a large group of family and friends. I personally would not have picked this ship because I know that is old and on the brink of retirement. I had hopes for it though because I knew it had ... Read more
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MSCruiserHCT
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Got to Mobile that Friday at about 1230 after having a hiccup on the road from Jackson, MS (where we live) to Mobile. Had a tire almost blow out and had to be replaced. Got to the cruise terminal, and it was HOTTTTT. The line was forever, ... Read more
sfr1967
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
First and foremost, the staff on the Carnival Fantasy was amazing. Everyone we interacted with was helpful, friendly, cheerful, and made our first cruise experience just that much better. The embarkation process was pretty smooth. It ... Read more
kfulton71
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
This was our third cruise with Carnival and I have to say it was the best one yet. I love the outlay of the ship, it's easy to find everything..The rooms are roomy and extremely comfortable. There was always fun activities going on, plenty ... Read more
ThomasAndSally
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
This was my first cruise. My daughter attends the University of Alabama and her last day was 5/5/2017 so I looked for a cruise soon after from Mobile. It worked out perfect a 5-day cruise leaving on 5/6/2017. I picked her up on Friday we ... Read more
clamdown
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
The Fantasy ship is one-and-a half hours from our home in Gulf Breeze, FL. This was our third cruise since Dec. 1, 2016. Our steward (Chantai), our restaurant servers, (Diego, Felix, Oswaldo) and Activities Director (Mikey) were ... Read more
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Redecruise
Member Since 2017
1 review
11 helpful votes
Group of friends and relatives. we had a blast on the ship! The service was excellent, the drinks were good. We decided not to do the Cheers program due to being cut off at 15 drinks in 24 hrs (others cancelled theirs). We checked with ... Read more
megan_ash
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
I did not want to come home from this trip. My mother and I decided we wanted to give cruising a try and chose the Mobile port as it was only a few hour drive. We weren't sure what to expect but knew it was one of the smaller ships and ... Read more
windyguillot
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
This cruise was amazing. The Crew and everyone on the staff was excellent. The food was good everywhere we ate on the ship. The only problem we had was with the unsupervised kids running around playing on the elevators holding everything ... Read more
atlantagal66
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
22 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
This was a mother daughter cruise with one of my daughters. We just wanted a trip to relax. We enjoyed several of the shows. Serenity deck was our favorite. We cruised during spring break so a lot of children. Most of which were ... Read more
saharaga
Member Since 2007
15 reviews
559 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We ended up booking this cruise as a replacement after Carnival cancelled the second half of a B2B we had booked because that ship was chartered. I was not happy about the circumstances around booking the Fantasy but we really lucked out ... Read more
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Devonna74
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
This is my 5th cruise with Carnival and 1st time bringing our kids. We picked up my dad and stepmom from Fairhope and made an easy 20 min drive to Mobile. Prepaid parking was the way to go. Our boarding time was 11 am, but we had ... Read more
ethan1laney
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
My family and I went on the Spring Break cruise to Cozumel and Costa Maya! We had a great time (14 of us). The cruise director, Mikey was very memorable and it was an amazing cruise, but it was so rocky that I ended up sick to my stomach. ... Read more
arstandr
Member Since 2017
1 review
48 helpful votes
After reading all the reviews I wasn't sure what to expect. So lets start from when you first arrive. The port at Mobile was super easy. We pulled our car right up, they took our luggage. After parking the car (also seamless) we got in ... Read more
RonR1959
Member Since 2017
1 review
15 forum posts
13 helpful votes
My neighbor and I decided to go on a four day cruise from 2-6 March 17. Both of our wives work and couldn't get off of work, so we went on our own. We chose the earliest check in from 11:30-12:30. As we arrived at the exit in Mobile, AL, ... Read more
elvee61
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Mobile is a wonderful, friendly city to cruise out of and is a short 4-hour ride on the interstate from Atlanta. We arrived a day early to enjoy the food and hospitality of the city. Mardi Gras was fantastic. The Mobile History museum ... Read more
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