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San Diego Carnival Elation Cruise Reviews

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Woo Hoo for Cabo....Boo Hoo for cruise mates

Review for Carnival Elation to Mexican Riviera

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Tudzino
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

It has been awhile since the three of planned a cruise together so we were excited to FINALLY be having a getaway together! A long trip across country to San Diego and we were on our way. I was impressed that such an expensive city offered the parking at the port for MUCH less than Miami does. Embarkation was smooth. Missed the bells and whistles that the new port in Miami has but to be honest the ...
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Sail Date: April 2010


Final days for Elation cruising from San Diego

Review for Carnival Elation to Mexican Riviera

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beshears
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

My friend and I left on April 19th for a 4 day cruise To Catalina Island and Ensenada, Mexico. We really didn't know what to expect, other than I had been on CC forum and had talked/ask questions of these two ports, which neither of us had visited before. When we arrive (we flew in directly from Kansas City, Missouri), we found our transportation, and they took us to the cruise ship, which is ...
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Sail Date: April 2010


We wanted a long snooze but instead we got a booze cruise!

Review for Carnival Elation to Mexican Riviera

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nathanc78
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

On Thursday, April 15, 2010, my wife Jackie and I took a short vacation, our last one before our baby arrives, aboard the Carnival Cruise Ship, Elation from San Diego to Cabo San Lucas. Here's what the itinerary looked like: Day 1 Depart San Diego Day 2 Day at sea Day 3 Day in Cabo San Lucas Day 4 Day at sea Day 5 Arrive in San Diego This was my first cruise aboard a large cruise ship like ...
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Sail Date: April 2010

Cabin Type: Interior


Excellent Cruise from Coast to Coast

Review for Carnival Elation to Panama Canal & Central America

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LaJollaCruiser
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was my 23rd cruise, my 13th with Carnival, and my second cruise through the Canal. I've cruised on Elation three previous times, once in 1998 when she was brand new and twice more in the last year. Elation is one of my favorite ships: the decor is fun, the layout of the ship is very easy to navigate, and the crew is superb. I was in a 1A cabin on Riviera deck and it was perfect. New ...
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Sail Date: April 2010

Cabin Type: Interior Upper/Lower


Carnival could have done better

Review for Carnival Elation to Panama Canal & Central America

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margaritawoman
First Time Cruiser

This was our 10th cruise with Carnival. We enjoyed being platinum especially the free wash and fold service on a 15 day cruise this is the best. I will give the positives first. The dining room was as always. The dining experience is always one of our favorite things about cruising. We had great service and food was good to great. Our cabin stewards were also some of the best we have had in 25 ...
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Sail Date: April 2010


Awesome Trip but Rocky Seas

Review for Carnival Elation to Mexican Riviera

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va2wa
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

This 4 day cruise to Catalina Island and Ensenada was amazing. Cruises are what you make of it, and we decided to have a great time and take advantage of everything. Embarkation in San Diego was very easy and quick. The safety drill was painless, as Carnival no longer requires you to wear your life vest or pack in like sardines. The dining room service was exceptional as usual, the food was ...
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Sail Date: April 2010


Adventure in Cabo San Lucas

Review for Carnival Elation to Mexican Riviera

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scubareader
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Cruise on Elation March 25- March 29 2010 Wednesday night my wife is asking the youngest son if he is excited about going to Disneyland, and he told her he wants to take his fun ship Freddy doll on the big boat. ( I think it is because the doll was sitting on the computer desk and he just happened to look at it as she asked him about Disneyland, either that or the kid is psychic) Thursday morning ...
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Sail Date: March 2010

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Honeymoon on the Elation, one to remember!!

Review for Carnival Elation to Mexican Riviera

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himynameisscott
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

We had a wonderful week aboard the Carnival Elation for our honeymoon this past week. Debarkation in San Diego was a breeze, and was on the boat within 15 minutes. Overall, beautiful ship, a bit older, but she was clean from head to toe, and the staff was much more friendly and willing to go the extra mile for any request. The food on carnival i found a bit better then on RCCL, from the Lido deck ...
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Sail Date: January 2010


A New Year Get Away!

Review for Carnival Elation to Mexican Riviera

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NMCruzzin
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was our 3 Carnival Cruise and knowing that the Elation was a little older ship we weren't expecting what a 2 yr old ship would be. But! We were very pleased with our cabin, dinners, entertainment, ports. We had a great time! It was a time to just get away and relax and we've been missing that smooth rocking of the ship at nap time ...that we did everyday on the trip! Oh well... Catalina - ...
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Sail Date: January 2010


Elated on the Elation

Review for Carnival Elation to Mexican Riviera

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LasVegasCruiser1961
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We had an enjoyable cruise this past week on Carnival Elation. Our stateroom steward Siad did an awesome job keeping our cabin neat and tidy. The room had plenty of space to put away all of the clothes and bags that we brought. It also had a safe that you could put your valuables away for free. He had great towel animals each night of the cruise. We had Jessica in the dining room for late seating ...
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Sail Date: January 2010


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