FLL Port is the absolute worst - and Carnival is to blame

Carnival Splendor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall rating:

3 out of 5
Carnival Splendor

6 Night Eastern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: June 04, 2017

Ship: Carnival Splendor

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 1028

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

The embarkation and disembarkation was so poor I have to beg you never to go on a Carnival cruise out of Fort Lauderdale.  We had 3 customs agents for 3,000 guests, resulting in 94 minutes wait time boarding and leaving.  Carnival doesn't hire enough agents (Cheapskates) like the other cruises out of the port.  Avoid Carnival Fort Lauderdale like the plague.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Ship tip

Don't go. Pick another port from which to sail.

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

3 out of 5

Nassau, Bahamas

3 out of 5

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Private Island)

5 out of 5

Grand Turk Island

5 out of 5

Amber Cove (Puerto Plata), Dominican Republic

3 out of 5
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