Carnival Vista vs Carnival Splendor

Hi Everyone,

I want to get fellow cruisers thoughts on two cruises that I'm interested in. Both are 8-night Southern Caribbean Cruises, one on the Carnival Vista and the other being the Carnival Splendor with the same itineraries and departure month. My family and I are looking at balcony rooms and the Vista's rate is $1,604 while the Splendor's rate is $1,074. My question, is it worth the extra $600 for going on Carnival's newer ship? Has anyone been on both of these ships? We sailed on the Carnival Freedom this past week and had a blast and loved the ship.

Here are the links to both cruises:

Vista -

Splendor -

Any information would be helpful.


Tags: Carnival Cruise Lines

1 Answer

For me it would be an easy decision. We travel with a budget, so the Splendor would be our choice. The difference in price is huge to me. The Vista looks beautiful, but I'm not sure I'd even like a ship that big, since we are still pretty new to cruising.


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