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Old October 6th, 2012, 03:05 PM
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The one we are on of course.
Well said. I agree!
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02/03/13 Legend - Western Caribbean - PLATINUM
12/21/12 Imagination - Bahamas
02/05/12 Magic - Western Caribbean
02/20/11 Conquest - Western Caribbean
10/18/09 Splendor - Mexican Riviera
06/14/09 Legend - Western Caribbean
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Spirit. Been on her twice and love her, but she was our first, and there's no love like your first

Was on Liberty and found it very loud. But we're going on a very long cruise on Splendor so hoping that the "love the one you're on" attitude works for 48 days!

My motto is that "It's hard to have a bad day on a cruise ship m--
Just happy for you..48 days and trip of a lifetime..enjoy..sarah

My Favorite so far was the Paradise..surprised me..enjoyed the Spirit but think things were winding down for changes and people were out of sorts..there is something about what used to be big and is now small LOL..a Grand suite on a fantasy class with their big private balconies would be a special thing..and the old showers on them are great..Sarah

As a ship style these are only 2 Carnival ships I have been on,,,love the Spirit class too, want to try one more time next cruise with Carnival.....Sarah

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Old October 6th, 2012, 04:06 PM
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Fun thread!

Trying to not think about the "experience" but just the ship, I'll say mine are, in order of favorite to least favorite:

1. Conquest
2. Destiny
3. Triumph
4. Victory
5. Fantasy
6. Elation
7. Holiday
8. Jubilee
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Old October 6th, 2012, 05:31 PM
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Freedom....great ship and staff
looks like new
Tandoori section was delicious, and
"everything worked"...by this I mean air cond, plumbing, safe,
Platinum stuff was there, laundry done same day, our wine (perk)
was delivered with NO hassles
very well run ship...I noticed the lines at the front desk were much
shorter than usual and I thought it might be cause people didn't have
so much to complain about <grin>

I have a soft spot for Imagination....

I really like Glory and can't wait to see her new 2.0 stuff
Liberty is beautiful

Valor?? Ok...Spirit...ok


Destiny?? MY least favorite...maybe ok after her total redo JMO
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Old October 6th, 2012, 06:41 PM
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Really like any of the Conquest Class Ships but
#1 would be the Glory.
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Old October 6th, 2012, 07:44 PM
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I would have to say the legend was by far the best ship I have been on. That's why I went twice and one of things I miss from living In Tampa.
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Old October 7th, 2012, 08:46 AM
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[quote=sharecruises;35616446]Freedom....great ship and staff
looks like new
Tandoori section was delicious, and
"everything worked"...by this I mean air cond, plumbing, safe,
Platinum stuff was there, laundry done same day, our wine (perk)
was delivered with NO hassles
very well run ship...I noticed the lines at the front desk were much
shorter than usual and I thought it might be cause people didn't have
so much to complain about <grin>


Did the Freedom recently get drydocked?
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Old October 7th, 2012, 08:53 AM
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I've sent all my favorite ships to the East coast- Paradise, Elation, Pride, and soon the Splendor. Aren't I unselfish?
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Old October 7th, 2012, 08:57 AM
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We not ever going on the smaller ships bad experiences but just got off the Dream yesterday and she is bar far my favorite Carnival ship. We would like to try the Magic and Breeze or go back on the Dream.
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Old October 7th, 2012, 10:56 AM
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From what I have seen it must be the Breeze. Planning on going on her in the next couple of months.
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Old October 7th, 2012, 10:59 AM
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Whichever ship we are sailing on!!! But we have been fortunate enough to have had the opportunity to cruise 3 diferent calsses of Carnivale ships. Those being the Conquest class, Fantasy class, and Spirit class each class brings their own unique benefits and advantages!!!
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Definitely would be the Magic for me. I love the big ships.
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Freedom....great ship and staff
looks like new
Tandoori section was delicious, and
"everything worked"...by this I mean air cond, plumbing, safe,
Platinum stuff was there, laundry done same day, our wine (perk)
was delivered with NO hassles
very well run ship...I noticed the lines at the front desk were much
shorter than usual and I thought it might be cause people didn't have
so much to complain about <grin>


Did the Freedom recently get drydocked?
I don't think so...it has not had the 2.0 stuff added

but...it is in fantastic shape

Everything "worked"....I really didn't hear complaints.
Even the public restrooms were clean and working
The Lido was very nicely maintained.... NO dirty dishes sitting around on tables etc
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Old October 7th, 2012, 11:51 AM
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What is your favorite Carnival ship?

I would have to say that mine is the Ecstasy. I wish it still sailed from Galveston. I went on the ship 4 times and it never felt small.

If you have no idea what the ship looks like you can watch my Ecstasy vacation video from 2011:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOaiGoRm8D8
I have to say mine is the Miracle. But I've been on the Triumph and Legend.
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I have been on the Fascination,Destiny,Glory,And the Liberty and We love the Liberty and we will be doing another 7day Cruise in April on the Liberty so it would be The Liberty......But The Glory was very nice alsoAny Carnival Cruise is good
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I've been on the Breeze, Inspiration, Elation, Paradise, Valor, Pride, Victory, Ecstasy, Elation, Holiday, Jubilee. And I never gave it a thought about which one is my favorite ship because I really don't remember the ship as much as I remember the whole experience of each cruise. BUT now that I've been on the Breeze, I would have to say that is definitely my favorite Carnival ship. I'm looking forward to sailing on the Magic next month to sort of compare the two.
Make sure you share a review of the Magic! I'm looking into going on it next year.
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I understand my New Fave will be Legend..on its TA... Never met a SHIP I didnt LIKE !!!
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Other then the holiday we have only done fantasy class ships of the ones we have done our favorite is the fantasy have sailed on it 3 times now looking into a sailing on the carnival pride next year does anyone have any thoughts
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Old October 8th, 2012, 01:08 PM
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Until the Magic came to Galveston my favorite was the Conquest and I will be sailing on her for the 8th and probably last time next Sunday.

But I was on the Magic in March and really fell in love with all the extra bells and whistles. And since the Magic is in my homeport of Galveston, I would have to say she is my favorite ship at this time.
Is the Magic really just an oversized Conquest?
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I have a soft spot in my heart for the Imagination
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