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Carnival Elation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 9

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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5 Night Western Caribbean (New Orleans Roundtrip)
Sail Date: August 10, 2013
Ship: Carnival Elation
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 4 years ago
We left from New Orleans. The new garage was convenient and felt very secure for our car at departure. I really was disappointed that is was quite so expensive to park there. But, we chalked it up to part of the trip expenses. This was nice for a quick, relaxing trip. The two stops, Progreso and Cozumel were laid back, but had options for activities. We chose to purchase an excursion once we got to Progreso. this was much cheaper than going thru the cruise line and we had the same experience as other cruisers who paid much more. In Cozumel we spent a relaxed day shopping and ate at the mall right at the dock.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


3 out of 5
The entertainment was not up to the level we have come to expect on other Carnival cruises.

Children's Programs


Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
It is a smaller ship, so that limits some of the onboard activities. It was okay for us.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship Tip

Breakfast in the dining room was the quickest option. The pizza bar was not run very efficiently. There was frequently a line there because they had run out of pizza.

5 out of 5
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