Carnival Valor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

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5 out of 5

Great Cruise for First Timers

Sail Date: September 29, 2013

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

The reason why I titled this review for "first timers" as all but one morning you wake up on a new island as well as the captain did not take the ship over 15 knotts; most of the time between 10 to 12 knotts.  So, even though this was our 10th cruise, and I'm a guy that gets "motion sickness", no movement of the ship at all!  The food, service, and entertainment were excellent; everyone knew our names after the first day from the cabin stewart to our waiters.  Since we flew into San Juan, I was concerned about the transfers to and from the dock; nothing to be concerned about, Carnival took care of it all!  Great cruise! 

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This was a great cruise for "anytime dining" as our on shore time was really uncertain due to the varied islands!

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