Review by BabsMcduffy

Great for first-time cruisers

In response to review, noname111 says ...

Hi BabsMcduffy,

Thank you for posting a your review!  

With regards to the adult-only areas of the ship, enforcement is an ongoing issue virtually all lines that we've cruised.  Sometimes crew steps in but often they do not... kind of the same issue as with saving deck chairs :/  

There may also be language in the contract that specifies under 18 may be allowed to use the adult pool in certain circumstances... but that's a contract-specific issue so read your agreements carefully if it is that important an issue to you.  Happy cruising!











Tags: Mexico Carnival Cruise Lines Carnival Inspiration

2 Answers

Carnival is a great value and good for first time cruisers especially and is great for families.

Glad you had a relaxing cruise.   I have done this ship a few times for the quickie 3 or 4 night getaways.  I find it a great size ship to get around and lots of things to do.   The staff and service on it have made it one of my favorite ships,  it is just relaxing and upbeat.  RCI no longer ports full time in Los Angeles so for the quickie cruises all we have is Carnival.  I guess it depends on each individual cruise but I never had an issue with getting into a hot tub in the Serenity deck and always found a lounge chair there and bar staff to get me a drink.

I do look at the cruise for what it is and for the price it is when I set my expectation.  I know I'm on an old ship,  I know I'm on Carnival but I also now the crew is great, ship is clean, service is good and I thought the food was good,  better then I expected from Carnival.


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