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Carnival Victory headed to San Juan, Ecstasy to Charleston, Fantasy to Miami

Carnival Victory headed to San Juan, Ecstasy to Charleston, Fantasy to Miami
Carnival Cruise Line will reposition the 102,000gt Carnival Victory to operate its five-port, seven-day southern Caribbean schedule from San Juan beginning in November 2016.

In addition, Carnival Ecstasy will be shifting to Charleston, South Carolina, and Carnival Fantasy to PortMiami in February 2016.

Carnival Victory is expected to carry an estimated 150,000 passengers a year from San Juan. The ship's new deployment begins Nov. 6, 2016, with calls at St. Thomas, Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Kitts and St. Maarten.

Beginning Feb. 6, 2016, Carnival Ecstasy will launch year-round four- to seven-day cruises from Charleston, providing a new Fun Ship choice from that port. Four-day cruises will sail to Nassau and five-day cruises will visit Nassau and Freeport or Half Moon Cay. Two different seven-day options will be available, to Grand Turk, Half Moon Cay and Nassau or Amber Cove (Dominican Republic), Grand Turk and Half Moon Cay.

There will also be three special six-day cruises departing May 23 and Oct. 2 and 30, 2016, and visiting Freeport, Nassau and Half Moon Cay.

Currently based in Charleston, Carnival Fantasy will reposition to Miami to operate short cruises beginning Feb. 22, 2016. Departing Fridays, the three-day cruises overnight in Nassau, while four-day voyages sail Mondays and feature Key West and Cozumel. Prior to starting three- and four-day service from Miami, Carnival Fantasy will offer a special five-day cruise to Amber Cove and Grand Turk departing Feb. 17, 2016.

Carnival Fascination will assume this route from Carnival Fantasy beginning Nov. 7, 2016.

Details about Carnival Fantasy’s future deployment will be provided at a later date.