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Text message says ship will arrive late, boarding at 2:30. $50 obc per person but due to lost of propulsion may not make the ports. Not a good thing!!!

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Just got the email from Carnival, delayed departure tomorrow. The email says departure will be between 2:30-5:30. This is due to a problem with something affecting the ships maximum cruising speed. Does it seem to anyone else like that has been happening to a LOT of Carnival ships lately?! It also says that we will only be visiting either Progreso OR Cozumel, not both as planned, and we will stay overnight. They have not yet said which one. We are being offered $50 OBC each.

 

Any idea what time we should show up at the port? The email says 2:30 but I know sometimes an email gets sent that is designed to space people out at the ports.

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Just got the email from Carnival, delayed departure tomorrow. The email says departure will be between 2:30-5:30. This is due to a problem with something affecting the ships maximum cruising speed. Does it seem to anyone else like that has been happening to a LOT of Carnival ships lately?! It also says that we will only be visiting either Progreso OR Cozumel, not both as planned, and we will stay overnight. They have not yet said which one. We are being offered $50 OBC each.

 

Any idea what time we should show up at the port? The email says 2:30 but I know sometimes an email gets sent that is designed to space people out at the ports.

 

Most likely Progreso. That's what happened to us on the Magic inaugural cruise. Two days in the lovely industrial port of Progreso

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I'll be happy to be cruising either way but I hate Progreso so ill be pretty bummed to be docked there overnight! :(

 

We went with the attitude of " A bad day on a cruise still beats a good day at work"

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Wait - the email says departure will be between 2:30 and 5:30 but not to show up until 2:30...? I must be missing something..

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Wait - the email says departure will be between 2:30 and 5:30 but not to show up until 2:30...? I must be missing something..

 

My email said- "Check-in for your cruise is now scheduled for 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM and we will set sail shortly thereafter."

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...Does it seem to anyone else like that has been happening to a LOT of Carnival ships lately?...

 

i think these things go in cycles. so much wear and tear, parts wear out :( About 5-7 years ago (i'm guessing), this was going on with the fantasy class ships too.

 

I honestly hope it works out okay for you. The recent splendor problem wasn't wear and tear. It was fishing nets. Not sure what the problem with your ship is, but hopefully they will be able to get the necessary parts.

 

If you are still leaving on the same day you were due to leave, you shouldn't have the biggest problem the splendor had which was the ship being in port on a day it isn't supposed to and stuck without a slip.

 

I doubt you will sleep there. Only in Bermuda have I ever been on a ship that stayed tied up overnight. My guess is that they will untie, sail 3 miles out, and open the casinos and shops and return again the next morning.

 

Sorry to hear about this. Hope it goes well.

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we are in Galveston and have heard nothing from Carnival. We are doing a b2b tomorrow, just don't know what time.

 

Doug

 

Doug, check your email. We aren't supposed to be at port til 2:30 now.

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Of course, it could all be coincidence, but all these propulsion problems have me wondering if they have cut back on routine maintenance to save $ :eek:

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Most likely Progreso. That's what happened to us on the Magic inaugural cruise. Two days in the lovely industrial port of Progreso

 

 

I was on that cruise also. Carnival offered a night time excursion to the ruins that was fantastic. I would have never been able to see the light show at the ruins if we had not overnighted. So lemonade was definitely made from lemons.

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I wonder how many have cancelled

 

I would cancel not for the change of ports, but the ire of the passengers not liking the port changes up to and including protests in the atrium looking for and demanding all kinds of silly retribution.

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I would cancel not for the change of ports, but the ire of the passengers not liking the port changes up to and including protests in the atrium looking for and demanding all kinds of silly retribution.

 

Omg, I remember that melee. That was sooo bad. The video is still probably floating around somewhere in cyberspace.

 

Wasn’t Uncle Bob at the helm back then, and weren’t the main culprits who organized the disastrous compromise of safety on the ship banned from Carnival for life because of it?

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