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Carnival Glory Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

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Reviews: 6
Helpful Votes: 54

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
Carnival Glory

14 Night Panama Canal Carnival Journeys (New Orleans Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 09, 2020

Ship: Carnival Glory

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 8347

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Had a really good time and met new friends. One odd our highlights was hanging out with Lee Your Cruise Director and members of the Fun Squad. Had the chance for more one on one interaction with them.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Smooth and fast. Not a hitch.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
The food was good, but at times the service was slow. I understand at times they were really busy, but this cruise seemed a little slower than what we experienced in the past.

Deli

5 out of 5

Good sandwiches and hot dogs.

Blue Iguana Cantina

5 out of 5

Enjoyed breakfast here most mornings.

Alchemy Bar

5 out of 5

Fun and friendly staff. Had some interesting and good mixed drinks.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Being a Journeys cruise, there was even more activities on board. Enjoyed everything that we were able to go to.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Very good shows. Enjoyed the Punchliner comedians. They really played to the crowd and got them involved.

Ebony Cabaret Aft Lounge

5 out of 5

Got top see some very funny comedians at the punchliner.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Ni was awesome. She wad always nice and helpful.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Easy to navigate and not to crowded.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Enjoyed or balcony, even though we didn't spend much time there. Was nice to sit outside and enjoy the sights.

Ports of call

New Orleans, Louisiana

5 out of 5
Had an awesome time.

Montego Bay, Jamaica

5 out of 5
Fun as always. We went to Good Hope Family Adventures. Even got to visit old friends we met on previous cruise.

Oranjestad, Aruba

5 out of 5
Had an awesome time. Was our longest port day. Went shopping that morning. Then we took a party bus and went bar hopping.

Bonaire, Netherlands Special Municipality

5 out of 5
Beautiful waters and enjoyed snorkeling. We also took a tour of the island hoping to see the flamingos, but they were too far away to enjoy. We had a wonderful time and look forward to going back.

Cartagena, Colombia

4 out of 5
Visited the old city of Cartagena. Enjoyed the food and sights there, but there were a ton of street vendors heckling you. The aviary and little zip at the port was awesome. Loved seeing all the birds and a couple monkeys and sloths

Panama Canal (Cruise Into Canal)

5 out of 5
Was impressed with the journey through the canal.

Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

5 out of 5
Enjoyed the rainforest and got to see monkeys, sloths, and other wildlife.

Cozumel, Mexico

4 out of 5
Our excursion was canceled due to high winds, but enjoyed hanging around the port. Did some more shopping and enjoyed a few drinks.

Disembarkation

3 out of 5
Things were a little slow getting off the ship. While waiting to get off the ship, all the bathrooms on board were out of order for some reason.
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