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Hey y'all, I've cruised with Carnival 3 times, twice on the Fantasy and once on the Conquest. Since most of you are knowledgable I figured I'd get some input on the Glory and Liberty. Both of those ships are going to Half Moon Cay, San Juan, Grand Turk, and St. Thomas this May out of Miami. I am trying to decide which ship I want to use. Can anyone provide reviews, input, etc? Thanks so much!!
You can find reviews in the 'review' section (see upper blue menu bar). If you have already been on a conquest ship then the layout of the 2 ships you mention will be familiar to you as they are identical - only difference is the decor.
I know the Glory has just come out of drydock so you might prefer that??? Otherwise if they are going to the same ports I would choose the cheaper of the 2
Carnival Liberty - May 2014
Carnival Dream - Jan 2014
Carnival Ecstasy - Dec 2013
Carnival Sunshine TA - Nov 2013
Carnival Breeze TA - Nov 2012
Carnival Liberty - Jan 2012
Carnival Destiny B2B - Feb 2011
Carnival Valor - Jan 2010
Carnival Glory - Nov 2008
Carnival Miracle - March 2008
Carnival Miracle - Dec 2007
Carnival Triumph - Oct 2007
Carnival Liberty - March 2007
Carnival Valor - Sept 2006
Carnival Victory - Jan 2006
Caribbean Princess - Aug 2004
Premier Big Red Boat - Dec 1990
Costa Riviera - Jan 1986
S.S. Amerikanis - Epirotiki Lines - Nov 1983
Costa World Renaissance - June 1980
I had great cruises on both, but I would choose Liberty over Glory if given the choice. I preferred her interiors, they seemed much brighter. This was especially true in the main lobby and in her buffet area. The lido deck was laid out better. I also liked that she had the Seaside Theater, but Glory may have one now too.
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I also liked that she had the Seaside Theater, but Glory may have one now too.
99.7% sure Glory got one in the drydock. I'm sure someone can confirm.
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