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“Not so organized”
Review of Port of Galveston

Port of Galveston
Reviewed September 7, 2012

A little better attention could be given to handling of the luggage when you disembark, to make this a superb experience...Represents itself as 'small town' attitude when it could be so much more.

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Reviewed September 7, 2012

I LOVED this place. Buying fish is a pleasure in this little market, we got a nice flounder, 4 huge live crabs and 6 whitings all for $19! The staff is so friendly and helpful! They cleaned the fish for us perfectly and put it all in ice for our 5 hour trip back home. The crabs were still alive when we got home and it was all delicious! This is definitely my place for fresh fish! Thumbs up for Katie's!

1  Thank Elizabeth F
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Reviewed May 31, 2012

This was our sixth time to sail from Galveston (1 Royal Caribbean and 5 Carnival) and was the best overall experience of them all. From the luggage drop off, to parking, to shuttles, to check in, were very well organized and even a pleasant experience. Once inside, Royal gave us an extremely fast experience. No lines and we were on the ship in less than 20-30 minutes. When we disembarked, we were able to quickly find our luggage go through customs and on the shuttle to parking within 20 minutes. We truly couldn't have asked for a smoother, well organized experience!! We will be there again in March 2013!

7  Thank Eagle0127
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Reviewed May 11, 2012

We just took our first cruise out of the Port of Galveston. When parking, the shuttle buses do not take luggage so my husband had to drop me off with the luggage then go park the car. The only issue we had was finding each other after he parked the car. I was told he would be dropped off at one location but he was actually dropped off a little further down.

2  Thank llavell
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Reviewed April 30, 2012

SUPERB ship!!!! the lines getting on the cruise, not so much. Getting off was easy but a chore to find your luggage. They definitely need more security for the luggage! Friend's luggage was taken by wrong cruiser twice! Absolutely no checking that passengers have the correct luggage. Had to wait for cruiser to return with her luggage, they had driven halfway to Dallas! ez Cruise parking lot is alway safe and they handle your baggage into the shuttle and off.
The cruise was from April 15th to April 22nd to Jamaica, Caymens & Cozumel with 17 of us celebrating lots of birthdays. Loved the food on the Magic, much better than Conquest. The ship is beautiful and lots of hot tubs so you don't have to crowd into one of two. We live in Houston, and love the ease of cruising out of Galveston.

11  Thank Carla L
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