Wilba - Answered a Question by Connolly (07 Jun 08 17:19)

Like most lines the dress code these days is rarely enforced. Carnival are very relaxed about the dress code & quite honestly I wonder why they even bother to publish one. On our last Carnival we had a family in baseball caps, shorts & flip flops on the next table, on Formal Night. We complained to the Maitre De to no avail. Carnival have 'dropped' Formal this year & now call it 'Elegant' night(jeans are accepted as 'Elegant' the mind boggles). To be fair though, Europeans do tend to make more effort at dinner, & I don't think you will have a problem with 'Smart Casual'.

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Burrows - replied to Wilba (08 Jun 08 13:18)

I would not even entertain going on a Carnival cruise for the reasons that you have highlighted here. Spend your money elsewhere. What is the point of making the effort to dress up and look smart, when you have some idiot dressed like a beach bum sat next to you at what is ment to be a formal dinner? That is what happens when you lower your standards in an effort to maximise profits! Unfortunately it seems to be happening on most of the major cruise lines now. There will soon only be the 6* ship that have any standards left! Happy cruising.

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful

Daily Top 10 Deals

  • Even More Cheap 2018 Cruises From Southampton

    MSC Cruises - MSC Magnifica - 2nd or 9th Apr 2018 - 7nts

    Southampton : Paris (Le Havre) : Bruges : Amsterdam : Hamburg Southampton

    Now from £449pp Was £699pp

    • www.CRUISE.co.uk Exclusive Deal 

    • Also Available Apr - Oct

    • Balcony Cabins Just £549pp

    Click to View More Exclusive MSC Cruises >>

  • Your Favourite No Fly Family Sailing - Barcelona, Nice & Gibraltar

    Royal Caribbean - Independence of the Seas - 16 Jun 2018 - 14nts

    Southampton : Gibraltar : Cartagena : Palma De Mallorca : Barcelona : Nice (Villefranche) : Ajaccio (Corsica) : Malaga : Seville (Cadiz) : Southampton

    Now from £1199pp

    • 30% OFF Plus Free Wi-Fi & Port Parking 
    • Family of 3 from Just £3089
    • Also Available 11 Aug 2018

    Reduced 2018 Royal Caribbean Cruises from Southampton >>

  • Half Term Barcelona, Naples & Rome

    Thomson Cruises - Thomson Dream - 27 Oct 2017 - 9nts

    Corfu Town : Naples : Rome (Civitavecchia) : Livorno (Florence & Pisa) : Barcelona : Valencia : Cartagena : Malaga

    Now from £589pp Was £1015pp

    • Direct Flights & Transfers from Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff or Gatwick
    • Just £25pp Per Night for All Inclusive Drinks!

    Click To View All Thomson Regional Flights >>

Show More Deals