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Carnival Dream Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 15

Overall rating:

4.4 out of 5
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Carnival Dream

7 Night Western Caribbean (New Orleans Roundtrip)

Sail date: March 31, 2019

Ship: Carnival Dream

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 7301

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

If I took out the terrible Jamaica part of my trip this would of been tied for the best cruise I have ever taken. Love Carnival and the great times and memories they have given me and my family!

Embarkation

5 out of 5
fastest it's ever been!

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Great Great Great!

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Pools were terrible due to no room and not enough sunbathing chairs. Water slides were great for the kiddos!

Entertainment

4 out of 5
The live bands and comedy acts were great! The singing shows not so good. The actual show was good but some of the men vocalists weren't good.

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Every staff member except the Fun Shop's cashier was very friendly and helpful. I guess she wasn't having any fun the two encounters that I had with her....

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Excellent!

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Couldn't ask for anything better! Gusti was are cleaning technician and he was great!

Ship tip

On sea days get up and get out early to get a sunbathing chair.

Ports of call

New Orleans, Louisiana

5 out of 5
second time we have used this port. It was faster getting on the ship this time than it was the first time. Great Port.

Montego Bay, Jamaica

1 out of 5
Terrible! Do not get off the ship at this port! The taxi people(sherry berry) was pushy and I felt threatened and unsafe. They kept pushing everyone on the shuttle to take their all day island tour. The taxi people at the port said they was taking everyone downtown to go shopping and that is where the beach was also located. Once we got on the shuttle bus they started their sales pitch of riding with them on a island tour all day. Then told us if we got off downtown then they couldn't guarantee us on when we would come back to the ship or our safety. They took us to a small hole in the wall store that had double the price on every souvenir that they sold at the port and gave us a sticker to wear to get 50% off. Wow! what a bargain, I got to pay 14.00 per person to pay the same amount for something I could of bought at the ship port. Bad time at this port. Hope to never go back to Jamaica and will warn everyone I see how threatened and unsafe I felt on my shuttle bus ride there. Very dirty looking place.

George Town, Grand Cayman

5 out of 5
Very great experience! The people was very friendly and not pushy at all. Loved this place. Very clean!

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5
Been to this port 3 times and always a good experience.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Fastest trip so far for getting off the ship. Carnival has done their homework on this.

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