Carnival Valor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

4-6 cruises


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5 out of 5

Great overall despite several huge mistakes

Sail Date: March 26, 2016

Reviewed: 6 months ago

Traveled As: Family w/young children

Room Type: Oceanview

The transfer from MCO airport was a disaster. First the driver got 15 minutes down the highway before she realized she didn't go to the other terminal. We had to drive back and load up another group. Next, when we got to the port, she did't like the traffic so she attempted to turn around through the grass median. The bus actually got stuck! We were blocking traffic going both directions. 

The carnival folks were fantastic. We enjoyed the cruise, the onboard activities, and the ports. On the way home, the ship had to divert for a medical emergency so it was about 12 hours late docking back in Canaveral. That messed up a lot of other passengers who missed fights but we were good. It was an extra day for free!  I would do this again, but not trust Mears.

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Great for little ones who like crafts, or teens who want to have their own place to be stupid. But the 10 year old crowd doesn't have much to do.
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