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Forum: Caribbean & Panama Canal June 8th, 2012, 08:08 AM
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Posted By JLRapp18
Thumbs up VIV Tours - Belize

I just returned from a 7 day western Caribbean cruise on the Carnival Dream. We booked a cave tubing and zip lining excursion through VIV Tours on May 29th. I thought it would be helpful to post...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 8th, 2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,180
Posted By JLRapp18
Summary

Overall Thoughts:
Loved almost every minute of the cruise, and had no problems. I will try to summarize a few of the issues people complain about from other posts.

Crowding – yes there was a lot...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 8th, 2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,180
Posted By JLRapp18
Day 7

Day 7 – Disembarkation:
The Dream pulled into Port Canaveral pretty early (around 6). We placed our luggage outside our staterooms the previous night and were assigned number 17. On our previous...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 8th, 2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,180
Posted By JLRapp18
Day 6

Day 6 – Sea Day:
This was a late sleep in day. We managed to find 4 chairs together on the Serenity deck to enjoy some sun and reading until the skies opened up. It rained for the majority of the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 8th, 2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,180
Posted By JLRapp18
Day 5

Day 5 – Costa Maya:
Please note that you get to this port very early, 7am ships time, 6am local time. We had to be back on the boat by 2pm if I remember correctly so plan excursions accordingly. The...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 8th, 2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,180
Posted By JLRapp18
Day 4

Day 4 – Isla Roatan, Honduras
Mahogany Bay is a great port and removed from any “real” part of the island. The location is great. We got a late start since we didn’t have an excursion planned. There...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 8th, 2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,180
Posted By JLRapp18
Day 3

Day 3 – Belize:
This was probably my overall favorite day in port. We booked an independent tour for cave tubing and zip-lining. My main concern was getting off the boat in time because of the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 8th, 2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,180
Posted By JLRapp18
Day 2

Day 2 – Cozumel:
We arrived on time right at 9am ships time. We were swimming with the dolphins at Chankanaab Park at 11 so we briskly walked through the port and boarded a taxi ($10 for 4 people)...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 8th, 2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,180
Posted By JLRapp18
Day 1

Day 1 – Sea Day:
The seas were a little bit rough through the night, I think due to that sub-tropical storm near Jacksonville and because we were moving at over 22 knots to make up lost time due to...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 8th, 2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,180
Posted By JLRapp18
Embarkation

Carnival Dream – Western Caribbean Cruise May 26-June 2
7C – Cove Balcony
2342 and 40
4 adults total (in two cabins) ages from late 20’s to early 30’s

Previous Cruise History:
My 3rd cruise (2...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 8th, 2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,180
Posted By JLRapp18
Thumbs up Carnival Dream Review - Western Caribbean May 26, 2012 (LONG)

Hi all-

Just returned from the Dream last week and did the Western Caribbean leg. I was skeptical because of all the negative reviews so I will try and answer to what I saw from some of the more...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 9th, 2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By JLRapp18
Try some of the podcasts from "cruise notebook"....

Try some of the podcasts from "cruise notebook". They just completed their frist cruise on a Carnival ship, the Dream, and made it into a three part series. Kind of dry in parts but overall not bad....
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 2nd, 2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,133
Posted By JLRapp18
Cruised on the Inspiration last year in an inside...

Cruised on the Inspiration last year in an inside cabin. As I recall we had a fan control in our room so you could adjust how much air you wanted coming into your room. We were fine in our cabin.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 29th, 2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,412
Posted By JLRapp18
What's the deal with a 4K room? I looked on...

What's the deal with a 4K room? I looked on Carnivals website and it appears they are considered a interior cabin but the have an obstructed window? How obstructed is it?
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 26th, 2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,480
Posted By JLRapp18
Sounds like you had a fantastic time. Thanks for...

Sounds like you had a fantastic time. Thanks for a great review on the ship. Now if only I could decide whether I want to go back to Grand Cayman on the Legend or try some new ports and the Dream...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 25th, 2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 855
Posted By JLRapp18
Hope you had a great time. I am currently...

Hope you had a great time. I am currently considering a cruise on the Legend so I will be awaiting your review!
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 22nd, 2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,770
Posted By JLRapp18
Legend vs. Dream - March 2011

Hey all-

Trying to decide between to relatively similar cruises with western Caribbean itineraries , but with very different ships. I've only sailed on smaller ships and wanted to try the Dream...
Forum: All Things Cruising July 12th, 2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,336
Posted By JLRapp18
I've only ever had in inside cabin so I guess I'm...

I've only ever had in inside cabin so I guess I'm luck as far as I don't know what I am missing. I do like the complete and total darkness of sleeping in an inside cabin, though it does tend to make...
Forum: All Things Cruising July 12th, 2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 558
Posted By JLRapp18
Very true, stayed at an all inclusive in Ocho...

Very true, stayed at an all inclusive in Ocho Rios and left property to go to a "local market", mistake. I love those markets where all the crafts are supposed to be local but it seems as if every...
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