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 Carnival Jubilee

Carnival Jubilee has been retired and is no longer in service

Built in 1986 as Carnival's second Holiday-class ship, Jubilee used to be deployed on the line's exotic itineraries such as the Panama Canal and Alaska. But when the brand-new Carnival Spirit entered service in early 2001, Jubilee was based in Tampa, and later in Galveston, for year-round short cruises to the Western Caribbean.

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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Lucy 45 7 Western Caribbean

    This was our 7th cruise, the 3rd on Carnival ( the other 2 were on the Sensation and Victory). The other four cruises were on Royal Caribbean (Monarch and Rhapsody), Celebrity Galaxy and...read more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Laney 23 1 Western Caribbean

    We ported out of Galveston. That was the first catastrophe. We checked our luggage at our port #. Then we were shuffled along down the road to the parking lot. Which was reasonably priced...read more

  • David 37 5 Western Caribbean

    Overall Ship Carnival Jubilee, February 12, 2003, 4 night, Galveston, TX - Cozumel, Mexico. We were full RCCL loyalists until Galveston opened. The ability to drive down and grab...read more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Mark 34 1 Calica and Cozumel Mexico

    Excellent service, Good excursions, Clean yet old ship. Jubilee is a clean, good looking ship for it's age. The service (waiters and cabin stewards) were excellent, they all were very...read more

  • Larry 45 1 Western Caribbean

    This was our first cruise for our 25th anniversary and it could not have been better. We absolutely loved the ship, the cruise personnel and the port of call. We sailed from...read more

  • Luke 44 2 Western Caribbean

    After taking an Alaskan Cruise in May with my wife on NCL, my eldest daughter was eager to get her time at sea. We scrambled to get a Christmas Cruise for the whole family. We booked a...read more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Margie 55 6 Western Caribbean

    So excited looking forward to a holiday sailing! Facilities at Galveston are not the best, but the cruise market is still relatively new here so be patient. Embarkation was typical – a...read more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Megan C 43 2 Western Caribbean

    First, let me start by saying that my husband and I sailed on the Carnival Fascination out of Miami last year and we LOVED it!! So, that's why we booked our second cruise through them...read more

  • Danny 46 1 Western Caribbean

    This was the first cruise for my family and I. In attempting to do my homework prior to the cruise I read many reviews of the ship and...read more

  • Billy 58 3 Western Caribbean

    As a customer sailing on the ill fated 9/21 Jubilee cruise out of Galveston, originally scheduled to call on the ports of Calica and Cozumel, I would like to report that Carnival Cruise...read more

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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Capacity (double occupancy):1486
  • Builder:Kockums
  • Full Capacity:1896
  • Inaugurated:1986
  • Space Ratio:31.8 / 24.9
  • Gross Tonnage:47,262gt
  • Crew:670
  • Length:738 ft. / 225 m
Excerpts from Carnival's Website about Carnival Jubilee

Our 4 and 5 day "Fun from Texas" getaways are some of our most popular sailings. Sail from Galveston on a 4 day cruise leaving on Thursday and returning on Monday. It's the perfect long weekend! Our 5 day sailings depart on Mondays and Saturdays and take you to Calica and Cozumel. Either cruise is an opportunity to get away from the ordinary for a few days and immerse yourself in the beauty of Mexico. Let us take you there in the intimate and pampering atmosphere of the Jubilee.