Carnival Cruise Lines cruise
Cruiselines: Carnival Cruise Lines
Carnival Cruise Lines is the world's largest cruising line. Mainstream is the company's cruising style, and each passenger has the same attention and service.
It is said that Carnival's food is the best among mainstream cruise lines. Various dishes feature low-calorie, low-salt, low-fat, vegetarian, and other specific meals which complement traditional cuisine.
High-energy entertainment comprises of Las Vegas style revues, various performances (with participation of magicians, jugglers, music bands...), passenger talent shows, karaoke singing, competitive adult activities, etc.
Show lounges, night and comedy clubs, piano bars, water parks, extensive casinos, spas and adult only "Serenity Decks" are present on Carnival's ships.
Carnival's fitness centers are among the largest and best equipped at sea. Practicing and basic classes aren't charged additionally.
The dress code is mostly casual, with the exception of 2 standard formal nights on longer, and 1 night on shorter cruises.
Facilities and programs for kids are numerous. Each ship disposes of playrooms and a water-park area, and babysitting can be arranged without a charge.
The loyalty program offers the more benefits the more you have sailed with Carnival, and it starts on your second cruise. Some of related amenities are limited laundry service, priority embarkation, spa reservations, etc.
The service is quite friendly and unpolished, with considerable attention to detail.
You can order up to 2 your favorite alcoholic beverages to be brought to your cabin. It is better to order before the boarding, and prices may vary.
Major pros: attractive destinations; adult and children oriented facilities and activities; delicious food; premium entertainment. Major cons: frequent announcements; waiting in lines.
Tips are included in the cruising fares, but could be adjusted.