Cruise was Terrific but Excursions had problems !

Carnival Freedom Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
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6 Night Western Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: December 07, 2014
Ship: Carnival Freedom
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 3 years ago

Our two excursions had problems because we did not book them through Carnival. Our excursion at Grand Cayman Island started at 1 pm and we had to be back at the ship by 3:30 pm so we missed seeing the world famous turtles. Plus, I spent over $75 in taxi fees because there were no other Carnival passengers to share the taxi with. We docked at Cozumel at 10 am and by the time we were allowed to get off the ship, we almost missed our snorkeling excursion. The cruise itself was a wonderful experience and we dined in the Chic Restaurant 4 of the 6 nights - it was fantastic - great food & great service !!! It was a wonderful experience. The ship's entertainment was not as good as it was two years ago. 

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Chic was tremendous dining experience !!

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5
Did enjoy the Adult comedy shows - the other shows were just okay.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Newbon, our cabin steward did a great job. Chic "wait" staff - Leo, etc. was excellent!!!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very clean - great shape !

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship Tip

Guy's burgers was a great place to enjoy a hamburger & fries. The food & service at the Chic might be the best on the ocean.

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Shopping was fun.
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