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Was your resolution for 2019 “have more fun”? And if it wasn’t, doesn’t matter — add it and check that baby right off! So if your holiday plans aren’t set in stone, how about a Carnival cruise this month? The clock’s ticking, but honestly…there’s still time to celebrate Christmas or New Year’s at sea.



There’s a new Carnival ship setting sail in December, with ceremonies featuring godmother Vanna White! That’s enough to get us excited, but the big Carnival Panorama news is all the fun that this ship’s going to be packing, sailing from Long Beach, like the first-ever Sky Zone trampoline park at sea… plus Carnival Kitchen, an onboard culinary spot that makes sure you head home with new cooking skills.



Ever feel like you just need an island break? Carnival has short cruises that take you to beautiful places like The Bahamas, the Caribbean, Bermuda… plus amazing mainland spots in Mexico. Get a whole lot of away in record-time, and maybe even end up with vacation days left over.



Let’s talk holiday gift-giving! After an actual Carnival cruise, a close second best would be something that truly captures the spirit of Carnival-style vacation fun. Lucky for you, we have created ten such somethings, each with true vacation flair. From fun-ugly sweaters to cruise-themed ornaments to a Bluetooth speaker shaped like a ship (which actually floats), there’s still time to get these under the tree for somebody special!



We’ll bet by now you’ve heard a lot about Mardi Gras’ features. Let’s upgrade that — we just posted a pair of videos introducing the thrilling Ultimate Playground and the deliciously fun Rudi’s Seagrill restaurant. Watch them now and get extra-hyped for what’s to come in August.



One of the more unique ways to cruise with Carnival is around Europe . On these voyages, sun, islands and beaches take a backseat to incredible historic — and sometimes even ancient — sights that dot the continent’s coasts! Carnival gives you so many destinations to choose, from classics in the Mediterranean to the beautiful green landscapes of England and Scotland…and even ports we’ve never sailed to in fan-fave lands of Greece and Iceland.



How does an Alaska cruise sound to you? No, not right now—we’re talking next spring or summer, when it’s sweater weather and the views are straight off of a postcard. Take a Carnival cruise up to Alaska and get unique views of this place of gorgeous small towns and natural beauty.



Planning how to get to and from your cruise shouldn’t be any less breezy than the cruise itself. So the next time you cruise, make sure to first book your cruise and then get your flight through Carnival’s Fly2Fun to enjoy convenient booking, flight protection and more!