Besides Disney Cruise Line, no other cruise line in the world attracts more families with kids of all ages and cruisers of all kinds (especially those on a budget) than Carnival Cruise Line. In fact, Carnival Cruise Line carries more passengers that any other cruise line in service today making it the “Most Popular Cruise Line in the World.”
Not only does Carnival Cruise Lines offer some of the most affordable cruises on the market today, it also features a wide variety of exciting destinations, an excellent selection of theme cruises, exciting excursions, and flexible schedules that will appeal to the couple interested in a European vacation to the family interested in a fun-filled Caribbean cruise. Carnival Cruise Lines’ destinations include: Alaska (Glacier, Northbound Alaska, Southbound Alaska), Bahamas, Canada/New England, the Eastern, Southern, and Western, Europe, Hawaii, Mexico (Baja Mexico, Mexican Riviera), Panama Canal, and South America. Carnival Cruise Lines also offers special voyages to Bermuda and Transatlantic sailings.
Carnival Cruise Lines’ Fun Ship Fleet includes: Carnival Conquest, Carnival Destiny, Carnival Ecstasy, Carnival Elation, Carnival Fantasy, Carnival Fascination, Carnival Freedom, Carnival Glory, Carnival Imagination, Carnival Inspiration, Carnival Legend, Carnival Liberty, Carnival Miracle, Carnival Paradise, Carnival Pride, Carnival Sensation, Carnival Spirit, Carnival Splendor, Carnival Triumph, Carnival Valor, Carnival Celebration, Carnival Victory, Carnival Holiday, and Carnival Dream.
Carnival Cruises offers itineraries ranging from a two-day ‘cruise to nowhere’ from Norfolk, VA up to itineraries consisting of 10 days or more to Europe, Alaska, Mexico, and more. Depending on the type of cruise, whether it’s an Alaskan cruise or a Mexican Cruise, shore excursions run the gamut from glacier adventure cruises and historic horseback riding tours to swimming with the dolphins, snorkeling, jeep tours, motor coach journeys, and rain forest exploration, to name a few.
Depending on the length of the cruise, passengers may spend a day or two at sea or even more. Luckily, Carnival Cruise Lines’ on-board experience is just as exciting as its destinations. Onboard, passengers will enjoy one of Carnival Cruise Lines many restaurants ranging from casual to posh, nightlife such as gambling at casinos (all Carnival Cruise Lines’ casinos feature slot machines, black jack, poker, and roulette), nightclubs, bars, lounges, live music shows and other live performances. Passengers can also take golf lessons, swim, shop, or spend the day at Carnival Cruises’ Spa Carnival Spa Carnival features a health club with state-of-the-art exercise equipment, a jogging track, and aerobics classes. It also features a steam room and sauna, full-body massage services, facials, loofah treatments, manicures, pedicures, and hairstyling.
Depending on a number of factors ranging from accommodations (interior, ocean view, balcony, suite, and penthouse suite) destination, when you book, and how you book (online, through an agent, in-person) Carnival Cruise Lines rates may start at around $299 up to $700 or more. If you book on the Carnival Cruise Lines website, there are plenty of opportunities to score a discount. Carnival cruises offers Alaska specials, Caribbean cruise specials, family deals, special rates on new itineraries, specials on European sailings, New York specials, specials on theme cruises, and ‘fun from Florida’ deals. A good example is Carnival Cruises’ 5-day Eastern Caribbean cruise aboard Carnival Destiny. Starting at $349, this cruise departs from Miami, Florida with stops in Grand Turk, Half Moon Cay, Bahamas, and Nassau, Bahamas.
For more information about Carnival Cruise Lines or to book your Carnival Cruise vacation, visit the official Carnival Cruise Lines website at www.carnival.com. You can also book a Carnival Cruise (for some of the lowest prices available) through just about any booking search engine such as Expedia.com or Orbitz.com.