1297 Carnival Magic Tips

annking1125

Jun 11, 2015

For example: Go to the lido deck bar and look for Eko and Suanatara. Tip them well and they will pour heavy and toss drinks your way. Plus they are a great pair of guys!

lstanesharp

May 06, 2015

Plan everything yourself and research your stops thoroughly. Do not expect any help on the ship. Go to the dining room for all your meals, and the brunch on sea days. Enjoy the hot tubs, get a massage, manicure or pedicure. Don't go to any of the presentations for free stuff; it is a lie.

Wolfpartyof6

Jun 17, 2015

Don't go on this ship if you like parents who let their children run amuck. :)

casey676

May 15, 2015

My wife and I both love listening to live music. We enjoyed how there was someone playing all over the ship. I can't say enough good things about the piano bar and we enjoyed stopping by to listen to Me and My Cousin in the lobby.

jw11301

Jul 22, 2015

If you purchase jewelry onboard with a value of over $800 you will have to be escorted to a customs officer when you return to port. The short delay waiting for the escort is more than made up with the time saved when you are taken to the front of the customs line!! Just forewarn us.

fbendeck

Aug 12, 2015

The Carnival Magic is great if you have younger children.

rrcraig

Oct 22, 2015

Expect to wait in lines for nearly every meal. Also expect a long wait for the debarkation process, much longer than they will tell you.

james1254

Oct 23, 2015

Pack plenty of energy, you will need it.

carol203

Nov 11, 2015

Relax and enjoy disembarkation from the Lido deck while waiting for your group luggage call. Just relax and go with the flow. Get to know your staff members, they have fun stories to share, funny things from past cruises. They were youthful, impeccably groomed and articulate.

welwood1

Apr 13, 2016

Dine in the Southern Lights dining room. Better views out of large windows on back of the ship.

erobertson

Apr 13, 2016

You can get to eat a "Guy's" burger easy enough, but to get "Guy's" BBQ, wait until about 130pm and look at both lines...go to the short one and it will move fast. Open only on sea days from 12 to 230pm. Enjoy!!

prostreet1265

Apr 22, 2016

Ship is nice and fresh having just come out of dry dock. Guy's burgers and BBQ are great additions.

esmith8917

May 10, 2016

Make sure you get a burger and the ice cream was good too. And sit back and relax! :)

mrssn0717

Jul 12, 2016

Because you sail for awhile before reaching the first port (& after last port), be prepared for the pools to be really crowded. Oh! Definitely buy a lanyard for your ship card. Makes life so much easier & less worrisome of losing it.

Cruiser37909903

Oct 13, 2016

Get a balcony!! We enjoyed being out there in the mornings, evenings, when coming/leaving ports.

debmom50

Nov 28, 2016

If you are used to the way cruises were three or more years ago, don't cruise on this ship because you will be disappointed.

kaos66

Apr 15, 2015

Room service is great wake up call and skip the crowd

Phydeaux271

Dec 27, 2016

To wear non slip shoes the deck is slippery

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