New Orleans Elation cruise

Carnival Elation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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5 Night Western Caribbean (New Orleans Roundtrip)
Sail Date: December 22, 2014
Ship: Carnival Elation
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: M94
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 3 years ago

Overall the cruise was good considering the weather that we had. Suggestions:

1.D Emergency procedure drill - Liked the way RC did theirs where you have to find your own way to the boats then they give instructions.  Yours took too long and I didn't remember where I was suppose to go afterwards.

2. Pictures - What a waste of paper...thought they would be online by now.  Should be able to look them up by our boat card.  This way you could reduce overall cost to purchase and people would possibly buy more.

3. Progresso - did the corona beach party.  Constant parade of vendors trying to sell stuff!  Options are limited if not interested in ruins.  Carnival either needs to buy some property there or maybe just spend two days in Cozumel.

4. Shows were pretty good.  Was satisfied with the food.

5.  My teenage children was hoping that there would be more activities for their age.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
Perhaps have some movie nights, or some free wi fi time to get kids to gather.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship Tip

Thought the extra Christmas activities were good.

3 out of 5
wwii museum, walking the downtown streets during the day
1 out of 5
Felt guilty having fun here.
5 out of 5
Did the dolphin experinece, the park was also good.
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