Jump to content
  • We'd love for you to participate.

    Create an account

    Ask questions, share experiences and connect.

    Register a new account

    Sign in

    Already have an account? Sign in here.

    Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

Carnival Announces Cruises to Cuba from Charleston, S.C.

Rate this topic

Recommended Posts

You'll soon be able to cruise to Cuba from Charleston, S.C. 

Cruise giant Carnival on Thursday said the 3,002-passenger Carnival Sunshine would begin Cuba sailings from Charleston in late 2019. It'll mark the first time a cruise ship has sailed to the island nation from the city.  

Sunshine will kick off Cuba cruises from Charleston on Nov. 21, 2019 with a four-day voyage, Carnival said. The ship then will operate eight five-day trips from Charleston to Cuba departing between Jan. 6 and April 27, 2020. The four-day sailing will feature a call at Havana. The five-day voyage will add a visit to Freeport in The Bahamas.    

At 102,853 tons, Sunshine will become the biggest cruise ship ever to call in Havana. 

The nine newly announced Cuba voyages from Charleston are among 23 new Cuba sailings for 2019 that Carnival revealed Thursday. 

Carnival announced nine Cuba sailings for 2019 out of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on the Carnival Triumph and one Cuba trip out of Tampa on the Carnival Paradise. Also announced were four Cuba sailings out of Miami on the Carnival Victory and Carnival Sensation.

The sailings are in addition to a series of 2019 sailings to Cuba out of Miami and Tampa announced in February and April, respectively. 

Carnival is just one of several cruise lines expanding Cuba offerings. In February, rival Norwegian Cruise Line announced it would add seven-, nine- and 13-night Cuba sailings to its schedule. Until then, Norwegian only had offered four-night Cuba sailings. 

Carnival and Norwegian are among more than a dozen cruise lines that have begun Cuban sailings over the past year.

By Gene Sloan, USA Today
Re-posted on CruiseCrazies.com - Cruise News, Articles, Forums, Packing List, Ship Tracker, and more
For more cruise news and articles go to https://www.cruisecrazies.com

View full article

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

The Carnival Sunshine will be the largest ship going to Cuba and she will have been refurbished and have most of the Carnival 2.0 upgrades! We booked on Carnival Paradise out of Tampa for next February 16th. Anyone want to join us?

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

    • 3 Posts
    • 2 Posts
    • 4 Posts
    • 3 Posts
    • 5 Posts

  • Create New...