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.

Carnival Will Soon Return to Ports in Grand Turk, Puerto Rico

In an October 20th message from Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy, Carnival announced that they will soon return to several ports damaged by recent hurricanes.

The message stated that the Caribbean is open for business and linked to a Florida Caribbean Cruise Association’s website.

Carnival will resume visits to Grand Turk in the next couple weeks. Visit to San Juan, Puerto Rico will resume on November 30th, and stops in St. Thomas and St. Maarten will resume in January of 2018.

See the full message from Christine Duffy below.  Continue reading

Deals on March Cruises from Galveston

We found some good deals at CruiseDirect on March 2017 cruise departures from Galveston.

If you can do some spur-of-the-moment traveling, the March 6th departure to Cozumel and the Yucatan on the Carnival Valor is a great deal at $389 for an inside cabin. The March 26th Carnival Breeze cruise to Key West and the Bahamas offers a nice change from the more common Western Caribbean itinerary. And $509 for a 7-night cruise to Jamaica, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel aboard the Carnival Freedom is a great cruise value. Continue reading