Good ports, but hidden fees were annoyin
Carnival Victory Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern
7 Night Southern Caribbean (San Juan Roundtrip)
Sail date: May 29, 2011
Ship: Carnival Victory
Cabin type: Balcony
Traveled as: Couple
Reviewed: 10 years ago
Review summaryLoved the port selection for this trip, but there are some pretty sketchy fees that are added without actually informing you of it. We were initially billed $70 per person (so $140 for my wife and I) for 'gratuities'. Anything that you purchase aboard the ship has gratuity included; literally EVERYTHING. So, in addition to that they want to bill you another $70 and only mention it in an offhand way. We met some people on the cruise that informed of us this charge and that provided us the knowledge to go down and have them remove these charges. We were leaving tips for our steward/head waiter on our own and did not need them to bill us an additional amount. Overall the staff was excellent and we enjoyed the cruise thoroughly.
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Cons: hidden fees and ridiculous pricing
Recommends Carnival Victory? Yes!
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