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In San Juan.
Public area.
Balcony stateroom.
Narrow doorways... Don't eat too much.
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First Cruise Back

Review for Carnival Pride to Bahamas

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natstarter
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was the first cruise back since Covid started. We Were on the last cruise from Baltimore. The cruise personnel were fantastic. They appear to be REALY happy to be on board and excited to see us. Several of the crew even recognized us an went out of their way to personally welcome us back. The embarkation went smoothly. There were a few changes to the procedure such as no mass safety ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Interior with French Door (obstructed views)


Post Pandemic review

Review for Carnival Pride to Bahamas

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LisaandRob
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Wow, the check in process is soooo much better now! Well done! This was our second time on the Pride and 12th Carnival cruise, this was the first cruise back for the Pride since the Covid Pandemic. The food and service were sub par compared to prior to the pandemic. It did improve day by day. Wearing a mask was not fun but made it work. The ship and destinations were still top notch although ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Interior with French Door (obstructed views)


Greatest cruise yet

Review for Carnival Mardi Gras to Caribbean - Eastern

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lescas
10+ Cruises

September 11, 2021 First this is our 3rd carnival cruise, dream, magic and Mardi Gras. We have sailed 24 times, so not new to cruising. We arrived the night before, stayed with family in winter garden. Rented a car from Alamo at mco to port Canaveral, which is very close to the ships terminal. No problems at all. Rental Shuttle dropped us off at our designated time slot 12-12:30, ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


7 Day ALASKA cruise

Review for Carnival Miracle to Alaska

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Robin Jones
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was a 7 day trip from Seattle to Alaska with stops at Tracy Arm Fjord, Ketchikan, Juneau & Skagway. We sailed on September 7, 2021 - September 14, 2021. Loved the ship! We normally like sailing on the Dream Class ships. But the Miracle was wonderful! I loved the layout as it had the promenade basically on both decks 2 & 3. Overall the ship felt "cozy". Definitely not small. The ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony (obstructed views)


Great New Ship

Review for Carnival Mardi Gras to Caribbean - Western

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kar4056
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

A group of five of us went on the new Carnival Mardi Gras. It is a beautiful ship with a very pleasant and soothing tropical decor. From what I was told by a crew member, the ship sailed at about 65% capacity. Although it is Carnival’s largest ship, it never seemed overcrowded even though many of the venues (ie. comedy clubs, bars, restaurants) were relatively small. I am assuming that was due to ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Traveled with disabled person


Great musicians, not so great shows

Review for Carnival Mardi Gras to Caribbean - Western

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Jim and Paula
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

After multiple cancellations we were very excited to be back on a cruise! First, the good: The service folks were top notch everywhere we were. Cabin steward, dining room waiters, bar staff just couldn't have been better nor friendlier. Center Stage Band featuring Coco and Calvin were fantastic. The Backyard Band at Guy's Pig and Anchor were excellent (except when they got in the ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Covid precautions

Review for Carnival Mardi Gras to Caribbean - Western

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jbrd
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

My main priority was covid precautions in place and management of precautions by cruise line. Carnival failed in this regard. Policies are only as good as the paper there written on if not enforced. carnival staff only paid lip service to any covid precautions to cruisers. Cons: Unmasked cruisers in public tight spaces. Announcement made during shows about mask policy but no enforcement by ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Mostly good for the return.

Review for Carnival Panorama to Mexican Riviera

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tm_aw_love
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

To start, embarkation was not all that great. We had a 10:30 arrival time. When we arrived I provided our paper boarding passes and was immediately given an attitude because they were printed 2-sided, we had to wait for a supervisor to come and print us new ones. Testing for the little ones went smoothly, after the results were ready we were transferred over to the main check-in area. Once we were ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View

Traveled with children


Amazing cruise!

Review for Carnival Mardi Gras to Caribbean - Western

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lecach
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We were on the 9/4 sailing on Mardi Gras. The lead up to the cruise was stressful with getting covid tests but it was so worth it!. We loved the ship and wearing masks wasn't a big deal to us. The many different dining areas were great. We liked that Guys has its own area now. We had dinner in the main dining room 4 nights. One night we dined in Cucina which was free right now. It was SO good - ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Our Best Cruise Experience Out of Many

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Western

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dpreichert
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Great overall experience. Kyndall Fire was an awesome cruise director and kept things fun. Fun was Carnival typical. Staff on the ship was friendliest and most welcoming of any cruise I have been on - they went out of their way to engage and say hi, etc. Room was well kept. Servers in main dining room very efficient and attentive. Entertainment was good. Loved Allure of the Seas electric ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


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