My previous review was on the second ever cruise taken by the Mardi Gras. We took it again 5 weeks later and offer this updated information
Embarkation - instead of taking nearly 90 min. to get on the ship this time was less than 34 min. If you show up before your assigned 30 minute window , you won't be able to even enter the terminal!
If you do manage to sneak in, there's a second checkpoint to assure you board when supposed to