Carnival Cruise Line To Reposition Ships In 3 Key Homeports In 2018
Carnival Cruise Line will reposition 3 of its newest and largest ships to new homeports in 2018, expanding upon the variety of cruise options available from Galveston, Port Canaveral and Miami. In SEP 2018 Carnival Vista will move to Galveston, Carnival Breeze will reposition to Port Canaveral and Carnival Magic will shift to MIA.
Here are more details:
Vista to Offer 2 Week-Long Caribbean Itineraries from Galveston
Beginning 23SEP18, the newest ship in Carnival’s fleet will begin sailing from Galveston and offer 2 different 7 day western Caribbean itineraries departing Sundays. The 1st itinerary includes calls at Montego Bay, Grand Cayman and Cozumel, while the other features visits to Mahogany Bay (Isla Roatan), Belize and Cozumel.
Carnival Vista, which debuted in 2016, will join Carnival Freedom and Carnival Valor sailing year-round from Galveston.
Breeze to Offer 7 Day Cruises Year-Round from Port Canaveral
Carnival Breeze will kick off its new Port Canaveral-based program with a one-time 6 day cruise to Nassau, Amber Cove and Grand Turk on 30SEP18, followed by the start of year-round alternating eastern and western Caribbean cruises beginning 06OCT. Those voyages will depart Saturdays with eastern Caribbean itineraries calling at Amber Cove, St. Thomas, San Juan and Grand Turk. Western Caribbean voyages will feature Cozumel, Belize, Mahogany Bay and Costa Maya.
For guests who desire a longer length experience, Breeze will operate 2 Carnival Journeys cruises. On 16SEP18, as the ship repositions from Galveston to Port Canaveral, it will operate a 14 day Carnival Journeys cruise calling at Grand Cayman, Aruba, Curaçao, Grenada, Barbados, Dominica and St. Maarten. Another 14 day Carnival Journeys cruise operating round-trip from Port Canaveral 03-17NOV18, includes stops at 8 Caribbean destinations including St. Thomas, Antigua, St. Lucia, Grenada, Barbados, St. Maarten, Tortola and San Juan.
Carnival Breeze will be the newest and largest Carnival ship to sail from Port Canaveral, which is also the year-round homeport for Carnival Sunshine and Carnival Liberty.
Magic to Offer 7 Day Caribbean Cruises from MIA
Carnival Magic will launch a year-round schedule of 7 day alternating eastern and western Caribbean cruises departing Sundays from PortMiami beginning 30SEP18. Eastern Caribbean cruises will call at Amber Cove, St. Thomas, San Juan and Grand Turk. Western Caribbean sailings will feature Grand Cayman, Mahogany Bay, Belize and Cozumel.
Magic will also offer a special 7 day Cozumel Plus holiday cruise departing Miami 23DEC18 calling at Cozumel, Belize, Mahogany Bay and Grand Cayman.
Carnival Magic will join Carnival Glory, Carnival Sensation and Carnival Victory at the line’s busiest homeport.