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Carnival Valor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 34

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
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Carnival Valor

5 Night Western Caribbean (New Orleans Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 15, 2020

Ship: Carnival Valor

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 2201

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Carnival Cruise Lines are the only way I’ll sail. I’ve had 4 great cruises and the first time I tried another company I felt robbed of my time and insulted. Norwegian could have cared less too. I’ll make sure anyone I hear mention a cruise hears about the rip off that is Norwegian

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Smooth and fast

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Great food options. Every restaurant was great and so many options to choose from that’s included in cruise fare already unlike Norwegian

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
I took the exact cruise a month ago with Norwegian and yes Norwegian May have had more outdoor activities but they were barely open. I noticed carnival vista next to us with plenty of outdoor activities that were open at port. Norwegians was closed at port and when sailing only open for 2-3 hours a day.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Also unlike Norwegian there were plenty of outdoor parties. The one interesting party Norwegian had outdoors I missed bc I couldn’t get an itinerary although asking all day. Then the party started at 11 and was over by 12:30.

Children's Programs

No kids

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
I wasn’t ignored by customer service. When I had questions or needs they were dealt with ASAP 24/7

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very easy to get around

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Twice the size of its equal on the Norwegian ship

Ship tip

I felt so robbed of my time off and wasted vacation time I was deeply disappointed so my husband surprised me with a cruise line we had taken before and enjoyed. I was offered 100$ off towards a future Norwegian cruise but gladly paid more. Trust me they may be running cheaper tickets but they have sneaky charges and what’s the savings worth if you’re stuck on a boat with nothing to do. Activities were all extra or classes that were free we were told reservations weren’t needed only to find out differently. Also you’re allowed to bring can cokes and carton juices which Norwegian forbids. This saved a lot. Internet packages were cheaper and we weren’t nickel and dimmed to death

Ports of call

New Orleans, Louisiana

5 out of 5

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5

Progreso (Merida), Mexico

5 out of 5

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Smooth and fast
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