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Carnival Magic Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 14

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Western Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)
Sail Date: July 09, 2016
Ship: Carnival Magic
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 6408
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 1 year ago

The cruise line should definitely not be allowed to automatically charge your credit card per person per night for gratuities...nor to automatically charge you 15% on drinks that are ordered.  This is absurd!!  How is this allowed?  A person should be allowed to tip what they want, not be told what to tip.  I am sure many people are not aware that the charge is automatic.  It is the same charge for children per day, if there are 2 adults and 2 children in a cabin - this adds up to $48. per day per cabin.

On the first day, the ship turned around for an emergency; we never went to the designated island but to Key West instead which I thought there should have been a compensation.  We have been to Key West twice before but never to the island on the itinerary.

One day the on our end of the boat smelled like sewer all afternoon and into the evening and the odor was very strong in our room.

We were not happy with this cruise and it was expensive!!


Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


5 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Never met our Steward although the room was made up quickly.

Ship Tip

There was music mostly all of the time. I have been on ships that were "dead"

Never went on this scheduled itinerary - went to Key West instead due to an emergency this was extremely disappointing!
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
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