Carnival’s Newest and Largest Cruise Ship, Carnival Vista, is Coming to Galveston

carnival vistaBeginning September 23, 2018, the Carnival Vista will home port in Galveston, Texas. The Vista, Carnival’s newest and largest ship, will sail two different seven-day itineraries to the western Caribbean.

Vista cruises from Galveston will depart each Sunday and visit either Montego Bay, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel or Mahogany Bay, Belize, and Cozumel. Continue reading

Plan Ahead and Save Big!

cozumel-wide-300Plan now for your winter cruise from Galveston and save! Start 2017 off with a Carnival Liberty cruise to Mexico.

January 2017 cruises aboard the Carnival Liberty are now available for booking with prices starting at $274 for inside cabins, $344 for outside cabins, $474 for balconies, and $884 for suites. Those are great prices for a five-night cruise. Ports of call are Cozumel, Mexico and Progreso Mexico (Yucatan). Continue reading

The Carnival Breeze to Arrive in Galveston May 7th

caribbean-palmThe Carnival Breeze, which will replace the Carnival Freedom in the Galveston cruise ship line-up, is scheduled to arrive in port the evening of May 7th.

The ship’s arrival will be celebrated on Sunday, May 8th, with a special Mother’s Day “Mom’s Dash to the Splash” charity event. The event will feature a group of moms, who have been selected through and online contest, teamed up with Houston Texan football players DeAndre Hopkins and Brain Cushingin a head to head race down the ship’s 300 + foot long water slides. Continue reading

Great “Pack & Go” Deals on Cruises at

Expedia is currently featuring some great “Pack & Go” deals on Carnival cruises from Galveston. This is a short term offer and you’ll need to book your cruise by May 2, 2016 to get these special rates. The offer is good for select sailings departing now through August 31, 2016.

Some Great “Pack & Go” Deals:

7-night Western Caribbean Cruises aboard the Carnival Freedom starting at $409 for inside cabins, $519 for Oceanview, and $689 for Balcony.  Ports of call in Montego Bay, Jamaica; Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands; and Cozumel, Mexico. Departures: May 21, 28, June 18, 25, July 16, August 13, 20. Continue reading

Onboard Credit Bonus – Up To $1,000 on Carnival Cruises

carnival-in-cozumelCruiseDirect is offering an exclusive onboard credit of up to $1,000 for Carnival cruises booked through their site. They’re advertising this as a drinks credit, but under the terms and conditions section, they say it can be used for other onboard activities. You’ll find links to the full terms and conditions in the “bonus offers” section of each cruise listing on their site.

See Galveston cruise departures at CruiseDirectContinue reading