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Carnival Sunshine Review

4.0 / 5.0
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It is becoming very obvious it is all about the profit

Review for Carnival Sunshine to the Mediterranean
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heymilton
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Oct 2013
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I have sailed Carnival over 13 times. I am 47 years old and have 5 kids that are platinum on Carnival as well. I am very easy going, and not to picky, My wife and I left the kids at home on this one and tried out the Sunshine. Mainly it was the itinerary that caught our attention , but also was looking forward to checking out the revamped ship.

First off , the itinerary for Europe was amazing, very busy, but got to see most of the biggest highlights in Europe in under 2 weeks. I would highly suggest this itinerary if your going to Europe. Carnival is pulling out, in fact we were the last cruise before Sunshine was going to New Orleans, and they are not returning. I am sure it's about the profit since your off the ship 10 out of 12 days for 8 plus hours.

As far as the ship goes, this shows that Carnival is all about the profit. They ripped out many of the common areas so they could shove another 182 rooms on board, Hence more people=more profit. Gone from the very familiar floor 5 is the following.

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Had a Ocean Suite. It was nice. The only problem is the toilet is on an angle and because of the tub you cannot sit on it straight. I am only 6' tall 195. This could be a problem if your a bigger person. Don't know if this is the set up in the other cabins

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