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Carnival Miracle Cruise Review to Mexico


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
Verified Review

Sail Date: June 13, 2015
Ship: Carnival Miracle
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: 7130
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 2 years ago
I and my 3 teenagers had a great time. The staff was very friendly, especially Savio, Rajiv... (really all of the food servers) and Exavier (who tended to our cabin). Our itinerary was changed because of Hurricane Carlos but this was our first cruise and we still had a great time. My only complaint was that I was told anything we spent on board would be deducted from my account "real time"; so that upon exiting the ship, the funds would have been taken out of the account and the balance settled. This information was inaccurate and the funds were not withdrawn until two days after returning which caused a little bit of chaos, as I had a special account set up for just this reason and had allocated a certain amount with to be withdrawn from that account. In essence, when you are told "real time deduction"... give it at least a week after debarking for your account to reflect what was really taken out...live and learn.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Xavier is awesome! He took care of all of our needs and was the right balance of personable and professional!

Ship Tip

...if your choice of dining time is from 530-945 ....be prepared to wait

Mazatlan, Mexico Did not visit port

....didn't make it because of Hurricane Carlos

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Did not visit port

didn't make it because of Hurricane Carlos
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