Carnival May Resume Cruises from Galveston August 1st

In a May 4th news release, Carnival Corporation announced they may operate Carnival Dream, Carnival Freedom and Carnival Vista cruises from Galveston beginning August 1st.

A second release on the same day clarified the cruise line’s plans for resumed operations with the following statement. “Any resumption of cruise operations – whenever that may be – is fully dependent on our continued efforts in cooperation with federal, state, local and international government officials. In our continued support of public health efforts, any return to service will also include whatever enhanced operational protocols and social gathering guidelines that are in place at the time of the resumption of cruise operations.  We are committed to supporting all public health efforts to manage the COVID-19 situation and will continue to keep our guests, travel agent partners and other stakeholders informed.”

Carnival has cancelled all North American cruises through July 31st.

See available August cruises from Galveston at CruiseCritic.

Carnival Vista Begins Sailing from Galveston September 23

The Carnival Vista arrives in Galveston soon!

The Vista, which launched just two years ago in 2016, offers cruisers a ton of modern cruising amenities, including an top deck cock full of recreational options, lots and lots of dining options, and even an IMAX movie theater.

The Vista will be sailing 7-Night Western Caribbean cruises from Galveston, with ports of call in Mexico, Belize, Isla Roatan, Jamaica, and the Cayman Islands. Continue reading

5 Day Cruise to Mexico (Cozumel, Yacatan) $359


Here’s a great deal from Carnival Cruise Line’s 24 Hour Sale (ends July 23 at midnight):

5 Day Western Caribbean Cruise Aboard the Carnival Valor

Departs Galveston September 22, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.. Sails to Cozumel and Yucatan (Progreso), with one day in each port. Returns to Galveston September 27th at 8:00 a.m..

Fares start at $359 for interior cabins, $434 for ocean view.

See Carnival Valor rates and book your cruise at CruiseDircect.