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Carnival Vista Maiden Voyage
"Mid-cruise report from the Carnival Vista. We have now been cruising this new ship for 7 days and I thought I would give you my observations about the ship up to this point. Things I like…Great water park..."Read More
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Nice Winter Getaway

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Western

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Dune_mama

6-10 Cruises

Age 30s

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. We purchased Faster to the Fun and went from the parking shuttle to boarding in under 20 minutes. Honestly, if we didn't want to get off the ship quickly, we wouldn't have needed to ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Tallinn

Cabin Type: Cloud 9 Spa Balcony

3 Helpful Votes


Our first Carnival premier cruise.

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Western

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Too blessed to be stressed

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

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 whole new level of fun. They were 11 years old and 13 years old. Loved all the extra perks of the Premier cruise such as: #1 Gifts in the cabin every few days. #2 Special ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Tallinn

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children

3 Helpful Votes


3rd Time is a charm with Carnival Vista

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Western

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BigBoats4Me

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

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 how to appreciate a good cruise when they’re on one! This was our second time on the Vista, third cruise on Carnival. Once again, Carnival exceeded our expectations and delivered an ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Tallinn

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children

21 Helpful Votes


Below average Carnival cruise

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Western

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sshs

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

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 weather was wonderful, so it was a nice getaway. First, to us, the food and dining experience was definitely not up to the usual Carnival standard. Many of the dishes were quite bad ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Tallinn

19 Helpful Votes


NOT the same Carnival anymore

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Western

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Julienkaine

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

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 our fridge. Our neighbors found dirty underwear in their cabin. The buffets never seemed to be open and the free restaurants always had a long lines. The carnival app never worked right. ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Tallinn

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children

10 Helpful Votes


Worst cruise

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Western

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cruzincookie

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

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 cruise. It is what I would consider a bottom of the barrel cruise. We chose Vista excited to see the new Havana area. When we booked we were told it was open after 7 p.m. When we ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Tallinn

Cabin Type: Cloud 9 Spa Interior

8 Helpful Votes


EXCEEDED Most Expectations

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Western

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christyk82

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

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 address these further below. TIP - Our overnight stay at the Harbour House in Galveston was lovely. The location allowed me to watch the Vista come in to port that morning! I'm a ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Tallinn

Cabin Type: Havana Aft-View Extended Balcony

7 Helpful Votes


Spa room cruise on the Vista

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Western

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arciek

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

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 days. If you don’t have faster to the fun, expect to keep your carry on luggage with you when you go to the spa for a tour, or to the busy lunch buffet. You can get access to your room at ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Tallinn

Cabin Type: Cloud 9 Spa Balcony

Traveled with children

5 Helpful Votes


Great way to ring in 2020 - and lots of menus

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Western

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jerzhoo

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

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, and we were finally able to board the ship beginning at 6:30 PM. Aside from that minor inconvenience (and a remarkably smooth embarkation, given the circumstances), the cruise exceeded ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Departure Port: Tallinn

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children

4 Helpful Votes


Fab in many ways, but

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Western

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xxyyzz

10+ Cruises

Age 2020s

(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, we all loved the experience on being on Carnival's newest ship. IMHO: PROs: Spacious interior cabin Amazing kids' activities and programs. Lots of sports and ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Tallinn

Cabin Type: Family Harbor Interior

Traveled with children

1 Helpful Vote


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