Overall this cruise was not my favorite. I will break it down below:
First off: I would suggest not going during College/University Spring Breaks. The month of March basically. Me and my girlfriend felt we were on the set of MTV's Spring Break shows the whole time. The ONE pool on this boat was filled to capacity most of the time as well as the Jacuzzi. Screaming drunk kids running through the halls all night yelling college school chants. If you want a relaxing experience..avoid this time of the year on probably any cruise line, but in particular Carnival.
Embarkation: This was the fastest experience getting on a cruise so far! Hint:Get to the Port early! They say they don't start check-in until 12:30, but you don't have to wait till then. Basically, we were on the boat and heading to lunch by 11:30 am.