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Decent cruise, just needs to be kicked up a notch!
"My wife and I aren't "frequent" cruisers per se, but we have been on four now, so we have some frame-of-reference. Are we 'button-wearing, battle-hardened Platinum members"? No, but we've been around the block..."Read More
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ElGrande

2-5 Cruises

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Carnival Magic Vacation

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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WSURFER100

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

My wife and I are well traveled, even though this is only our second cruise. We know a good trip when we see one. We booked a cruise on the Carnival Magic, part of a group of twenty-five, including friends and relatives. It was a romantic getaway, considering we were celebrating our recent wedding anniversary. We came the night before, on January 3rd, and stayed at the Hyatt, in Ft. Lauderdale, ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Rome (Civitavecchia)

Cabin Type: Spa Balcony

5 Helpful Votes


Amazing honeymoon cruise

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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Kay16

10+ Cruises

Age 30s

We chose this ship specifically because it went to Half Moon Cay, had the ''Movies under the Stars'' and had Guys Burgers. We booked through my Carnival Rep who is awesome! This was my 13th cruise and my husbands first. We are low key people who don't drink and party much so didn't go there for that. We opted for Faster to the Fun and enjoyed all the perks including direct access to our room. ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Departure Port: Rome (Civitavecchia)

Cabin Type: Interior


MAGICAL cruise vacation! ( Lengthy detailed review)

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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geonurse

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Husband , myself and another couple ( lifelong friends) flew to FLL 2 days prior to embarkation. We stayed in a Air B and B - two bedroom apartment about 10 minutes from the downtown Las Olas Blvd. area. In the past we have always stayed at FL Beach, so I was a bit skeptical about this. No need to worry- the place was wonderful! Clean and tidy in a quiet residential area . We were a ten minute ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Rome (Civitavecchia)

Cabin Type: Balcony

22 Helpful Votes


I did not want to get off this ship.....so great!!!

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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tasco1023

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

As a group of 12 family and friends who have been talking about cruising together for years, we finally got to do it last week on the Carnival Magic. All I can say that as a veteran of 23 cruises on all lines, except Disney, this had to be the best of the best!! Simon London is the cruise director..fun, visible, friendly, crazy without being over the top, inclusive, talented..warm...he made the ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Rome (Civitavecchia)

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony

21 Helpful Votes


Amazing!

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Southern

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Waddy

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

We arrived in Fort Lauderdale the day prior to our cruise. Stayed at the Four Points Sheraton Cruise/Port which was a 5 minute drive from Port Evergaldes. For a small fee you could book a shuttle to your ship. They also offered a free shuttle from the airport to the hotel. Arriving at Port Everglades was a smooth process though the port is under renovations. The shuttle dropped us and our ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Rome (Civitavecchia)

Cabin Type: Interior

5 Helpful Votes


Fun time on the Magic, but the ports were crowded

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Western

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Mr Old Car Parts

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

The embarkation went incredibly smoothly. We were there at our specified time and walked through the metal detectors and upstairs to the ship. Since we did not have our room key I turned around to the processing area but they said I was pre-registered on the internet and everything was fine. We found our room key in the mailbox. This was incredibly quick and the fastest I have every got on the ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Departure Port: Wellington

4 Helpful Votes


The Carnival Magic was NOT that Magical!

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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chipper001

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

First and foremost let me say that Carnival has a automatic 18% tipping system built in that you can dispute at guest services but is very hard to do. Here is the issue I have with it. I may be traditional but in my book tips are earned for starters and they belong to the employee who earned them. The next problem I have with the Carnival tip program is that a large part of it goes into a fund to ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Rome (Civitavecchia)

Cabin Type: Balcony

3 Helpful Votes


Really good time!

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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Kib16

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

It was my 50th Birthday cruise with my husband. The food was plentiful and very good. We did one specialty restaurant, the steakhouse, we got the surf and turf. It was good but not filling for my husband so we ended up at the buffet afterward. We ate in the dining room twice, nothing special, the dance with the servers was fun. The menu in the dining room was blah! however, it had enough variety ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Rome (Civitavecchia)


Oh you have got to be kidding me!!

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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cheekybugger74

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

first of all lets get a couple of things set right.... If you are worried about how long it take to get on a ship maybe you shouldnt get on the ship cause you wont have a good time. The embarkation process was seemless, as in, we got to the port dropped off luggage and went through customs got on the ship. putting one foot in front of the other helped. We went down to Guy's Pig and Anchor which ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Rome (Civitavecchia)

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony

8 Helpful Votes


First Carnival experience

Review for Carnival Magic to Caribbean - Eastern

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gnv962

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

This was a 6 night cruise which sailed from Ft. Lauderdale to half moon cay, Grand Turk and Amber Cove. This was our first carnival cruise only sailing with Norwegian previously. To start the first views of the ship from the outside compared to the others at the port was somewhat disappointing. It was absolutely the worst appearing cruise ship out of the other 4. Large amounts of rust was noted ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Rome (Civitavecchia)

4 Helpful Votes


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