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 Carnival Holiday

Carnival Holiday has been retired and is no longer in service

The Holiday was retired from the Carnival fleet in 2009.

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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Dede mccombs 30 3 Cozumel and calica

    Avoid Carnival Holiday like the plague! The hallways and most of the common areas smell like raw sewage. The ship is old and poorly maintained although you always saw maintenance guys fixing...read more

    4 users found this review helpful.
  • Ray 39 4 Cozumel

    My family and I decided to book a cruise for our summer vacation. I have taken 3 cruises prior to this and was well aware the Holiday was the smallest, oldest, shortest cruise I have taken. I took...read more

    30 users found this review helpful.
  • Tim Martin 47 6 Mobile to Progresso to Cozumel to Mobile

    We booked this cruise only a few weeks before it sailed, mainly because of the value... we knew the Holiday was the oldest ship in the Carnival Fleet, but loved the Mobile port because of its...read more

    30 users found this review helpful.
  • Peabody 50 1 Cozumel

    A delightful experience, it exceeded all my expectations. Main dining room food was excellent, with impecable service. 24-hour pizzaria could not be beat. Buffet food really good to...read more

    47 users found this review helpful.
  • Caryl B 47 7 Progresso and Cozumel

    Horrible. Our cabin had not been cleaned. Heavy smoke smell and ashtray outside the door on the rail. Dirty socks, beds not made, toe nail clippings....Yes, toenail clippings in the...read more

    24 users found this review helpful.
  • Michael 28 4 Western Caribbean

    I had heard horror stories about the ship being run down and smelly, however, I found it to be a good experience. I have been on three previous Carnival cruises (Inspiration, Celebration,...read more

    94 users found this review helpful.
  • Stan Skipper 42 6 Western Caribbean

    Carnival Cruise Lines Holiday Cruise Review Western Caribbean Stan Skipper The planning for this cruise began in January 2007 when some very dear friends of ours...read more

    29 users found this review helpful.
  • Justin Mayhew 41 1 Western Caribbean

    Carnival Cruise Lines Holiday Cruise Review Western Caribbean Justin Mayhew We boarded the Holiday on June 4 in Mobile for our first cruise.  I am very impressed...read more

    44 users found this review helpful.
  • Trey Lewis 45 12 Western Caribbean

    Carnival Cruise Lines Holiday Cruise Review Western Caribbean Trey Lewis We had just returned from a family Thanksgiving cruise aboard the Triumph when our youngest...read more

    37 users found this review helpful.
  • Marybeth and Rip Edmundson 61 1 Western Caribbean

    We attended a Mardi Gras parade the Friday night before we boarded. The Crew of Columbus parade was one of the many parades held in Mobile in the two weeks before “Fat Tuesday”. After the...read more

    13 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Capacity (double occupancy):1452
  • Builder:Aalborg Vaerft
  • Full Capacity:1800
  • Inaugurated:1985
  • Space Ratio:31.7 / 25.6
  • Gross Tonnage:46,052gt
  • Crew:660
  • Length:727 ft. / 222 m