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Mobile to the Western Caribbean Carnival Elation Cruise Reviews

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Crappy Cruise for the most part

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flyboi757
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Pre-embarkation was a bit rough, Plain signs in Mobile - tips not required, although we do tip I was a bit taken back by the porter that looked at the money I gave him and the number of bags like it wasn't enough. Food was nothing to write home about and the next nights menus seemed to have leftovers cooked in a different manner. Food was not hot nor tasty or exciting. I had read on cruise ...
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Sail Date: October 2011

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Carnival's Circle C Scores Big with Our Kids

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Fam5w/teens
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Our 3 kids (ages 12-14) absolutely loved Circle C on our recent cruise on Carnival Elation. They made new friends and counted down the minutes until Circle C events began. Although the events were structured, there were short intervals of unsupervised time (i.e. scavenger hunts, ice cream breaks). Our kids had walkie talkies so they could locate us as soon as events finished as they were not ...
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Sail Date: October 2011

Cabin Type: Interior Upper/Lower

Traveled with children


Carnival Elation 10/3-8 Review-What A Great Trip!

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kentuckyluckyguy
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

First, it's a shame Carnival is leaving Mobile! It is such an easy place to get around and everyone is so friendly there. Hopefully someone else will move a ship there and the city can continue to show its friendly southern hospitality. This review will be long but we want to give you all as many details as possible. PRE-CRUISE We went down two days early and stayed at the Microtel ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


Made the best of it...Carnival Elation 9-6 to 9-10-2011

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dragonfly161
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

My husband and I took our first cruise scheduled to leave on Sept. 5th, 2011. Tropical Storm Lee had other plans. Due to the ship not being able to come back into port because of rough seas, our cruise was shorted from 5 days to 4 days and we lost our Calica port. The ship was beautiful and the service was excellent and so we decided to have a great time in spite of the weather. The first ...
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Sail Date: September 2011

Cabin Type: Ocean View


1st Time Cruisers

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DoubleParkers
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

My husband and I went on our first cruise on the Carnival Elation. As most people do on their first cruise, we learned many things about Cruising on this trip. A huge tip we could have used was to never book a cruise during hurricane season. Tropical Storm Lee started brewing in the Gulf the week before we were supposed to set sail and we did become a little worried that it might interfere ...
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Sail Date: September 2011

Cabin Type: Ocean View


First Time Cruiser - Nervous After Reading Negative Reviews

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bearypurplelady
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

I read the reviews regarding the Carnival Elation, sailing out of Mobile and many were so much more negative than positive. I was completely ready to back out of the deal. Let me tell you - I am so glad that it is just other people's opinions and not facts!! Because we found all the negative remarks to be just simply be false!! The crew was fantastic and friendly. Our cabin steward got to know us ...
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Sail Date: September 2011

Cabin Type: Interior


Elation to Cozumel Review

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ugagal07
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

We are two cruisers in our mid/late 20's from GA. This was our 9th Carnival cruise. This was our first, and now only, time leaving out of Mobile. We parked at the Convention Center, walked 5 minutes, and saved enough for several DODs on board. :) Check in was quick and easy, 25 minutes from luggage drop off to getting our Sail and Sign pictures made. The ship was in good shape for ...
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Sail Date: September 2011

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Elation Cruise Sept. l0-l5

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DonnaBeachLover
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We left metro Atlanta and drove l/2 way to Montgomery, AL to spend the night @ LaQuinta the night b/4 the cruise driving the rest of the way the next am. We were looking forward to being VIP/Platinum and avoiding the lines. On this cruise was my daughter, her 5 yr. old son and myself. My grandson had a new pirate hat and his Carnival pirate t-shirt on for the embarkation picture. That is ...
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Sail Date: September 2011

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with children


What a disppointment!

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FWBcruiser
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

If you don't care about shelling out money left and right, than this is the cruise for you! My 3 girlfriends and I (all 30 yrs old) took a "Girls Trip" aboard the Carnival Elation this past weekend. All but one of us were "cruise virgins". I can honestly say that I was ready to go home by the second day. Drinks: The price of the cruise is great if you don't drink alcohol. For those of you ...
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Sail Date: August 2011

Cabin Type: Interior


Carnival Elation Family Cruise

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kymater
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Background: Our party consisted of my wife and I with 2 childern(6yr old girl and 9yr old boy). It was our 3rd cruise. Also traveling with us was my wife's mother, her sister and a grandson (16yr old). We had a roughly 600mi. drive, so we drove down the day before. We stayed at an Econolodge in Saraland,Al., which is about 10 mi. from the cruise port. Nothing fancy about the hotel, just a ...
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Sail Date: August 2011

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with children


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