Yuck! Carnival served me dinner with a side order of chewing gum

When Marilyn Sweeney bit into a serving of sweet potato casserole during her seven-day Eastern Caribbean cruise on the Carnival Valor she tasted something unusual. It was rubbery, with a faint mint flavor.

Their passports sailed to the Bahamas, but they didn’t

Anne Newman's holiday cruise from Baltimore to the Bahamas on the Carnival Pride got off to the worst start possible when two members of her party -- her brother and father -- were left standing at the dock because of a paperwork problem.

Smoked out of my suite on the Carnival Miracle

Andrew Besterman's eight-day cruise to the Bahamas on the Carnival Miracle was something short of divine. For the duration of the journey, he was annoyed by the odor of cigarette smoke which seeped into his mini-suite from the cabin next door.

Carnival kicks mother and son off Christmas cruise

This is Rebecca Dickerson and her son, Jordan. A few days ago, they were cruising to the Bahamas on the Carnival Fascination. But this weekend, they were removed from the ship in a "shocking" turn of events, according to Rebecca Dickerson.

Can this trip be saved? “This was the worst vacation any of us have ever taken”

Whenever I get complaint like Ashish Kapila's, my first reaction is, "Oh no, not another laundry list."

The Travel Troubleshooter: My fiancĂ© walked out on me — can I get a refund for my cruise?

When Jennifer Tomes' fiance walks out on her, her cruise line tells her she can't get a refund for her honeymoon. Is she out of luck?

The Travel Troubleshooter: Can this cruise be salvaged?

Denise Frantz's Western Caribbean cruise on Carnival isn't meant to be. First her plane is delayed, and then she's denied boarding because of a paperwork problem. But wait! Didn't Carnival make her airline reservations? Shouldn't it help her now?