First winter cruise

Carnival Freedom Cruise Review

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 6
Helpful Votes: 48

Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
Carnival Freedom

6 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 26, 2021

Ship: Carnival Freedom

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 months ago

Review summary

First cruise during winter. Was pleasantly surprised with pleasant weather and ocean temperatures.


5 out of 5
Delayed an hour due to prior cruise having Covid. But quick for checking in and once boarding started getting on ship.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
All food was good. Guys was great. Pizza and buffet were above expectations.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Pools were crowded as always.


5 out of 5
Always enjoy the comedy. Some great some okay. Enjoyed the main show

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Everyone we had interaction with were fantastic

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Older ship. Been on before. Had only one outlet by desk. But made use of plug behind tv. Ship was clean

Ship tip

Look for plugs behind tv. Also the USB ports on tv will charge.

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

4 out of 5
Airport to hotel, hotel to ship, ship to airport.

Amber Cove (Puerto Plata), Dominican Republic

3 out of 5
Shopped and went back on ship. Didn’t care for any excursion or port pool. Enjoyed the pool on the ship with just a handful of others.

Grand Turk Island

5 out of 5

Princess Cays (Cruise Line Private Island)

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
Off in a matter of minutes
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