March 14, 2023 to March 20, 2023

Beignets, Mexico and Carnival, oh my!

Have you ever wanted to take a Carnival cruise with a group of your travel besties? Me, too!

Join me on my first group cruise out of beautiful New Orleans to Cozumel, Mexico. Explore the French Quarter, eat all the beignets you want and follow it up with a few days of sun out at sea.

This 7 Day, 6 Night trip is a perfect bit of March sunshine after a long winter.


  • 2 Breakfasts, 1 Welcome drink in New Orleans
  • Transportation to the cruise port
  • 2 Nights Accomodation in New Orleans, French Quarter (double occupancy)
  • 4 Night Carnival Cruise (double occupancy in balcony stateroom)
  • Cabana at Cabana Beach in Cozumel
  • Snorkel gear in Cozumel
  • Memories with a group of new travel besties!

March 14, 2023 to March 20, 2023

MARCH 2023


DAY 1 | TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2023

Welcome to New Orleans

By plane, trains, or automobile, you will arrive in New Orleans. The hotel has a local shuttle available for a fee or you can find your own way to the hotel. Once you get to the hotel, you will be greeted by Alyssa who will get you an itinerary of our week.

You will then have time to explore the beautiful French Quarter until the evening where we will walk to the Carousel Bar & Lounge for a round of welcome drinks to kick off a fun week and meet the rest of the group!

The rest of the night is free for those who want to dance the night away on Bourbon Street. 

Included: Welcome drink
Stay: New Orleans French Quarter


Explore the French Quarter

Are you ready for a beignet showdown? Cafe Beignet and Cafe Du Mond both claim to have some of the best beignets, so we are going to put them to the test with a beignet showdown. For breakfast we will visit both of the cafes and we will determine which one we think is the best!

Don’t worry, after breakfast we will have a free day to walk it off by exploring all that the French Quarter has to offer.

Included: Breakfast 
Stay: New Orleans French Quarter

DAY 3 | THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2023

Embarkation Day

Time for our cruise! We will grab take away from a local coffee shop and then head back to the hotel to check out and catch a ride to the port. 

At the port, we will get on board the Carnival Valor for 4 Nights of Carnival cruise fun to Mexico. Make sure to pack your sunscreen!

Included: Breakfast, Ride to the port 
Stay: Carnival Valor

DAY 4 | FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2023

St. Patrick’s Day at Sea

Our first full day on board will be a sea day, which is a perfect way to get to know our ship, catch a show, or relax by the pool. And make sure to pack something green to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on board!

Included: Food, drink, and entertainment included with your standard Carnival Cruise 
Stay: Carnival Valor

DAY 5 | SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2023


Welcome to Mexico. Today we will be in port in Cozumel, Mexico. You are welcome to do an excursion on your own, or join me at Cabana Beach where we will have a cabana rental for the day. Snorkel Chankanaab Reef, rock in a hammock, or get a massage. We will have the day to relax at our cabana before heading back to the ship.

Included: Cabana at Cabana Beach w/snorkel gear included. Taxi to/from Cabana Beach. Food, drink, and entertainment included with your standard Carnival Cruise.
Stay: Carnival Valor

DAY 6 | SUNDAY, MARCH 19, 2023

Day at Sea

Our last day on board will be another sea day. Debating a spa day? This would be the perfect day to book your spa treatments.

Included: Food, drink, and entertainment included with your standard Carnival Cruise.
Stay: Carnival Valor

DAY 7 | MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2023

Disembarkation Day

All good things must come to an end. Our trip ends back in NOLA on Monday morning as our cruise comes to an end.

  • Flights
  • Airport transfers
  • Any meals not mentioned
  • Alcohol
  • Any excursions or cruise extras not mentioned

  • We will follow any state and local COVID regulations, as well as any regulations local hotels, restaurants, and locations request.

  • The hotel rooms are double occupancy. If you are traveling solo, you will be put in a room with another solo traveler. There is no option for a solo room at this time.

  • The total sum of the trip is due when signing up. There are no installment options available at this time.

  • We will book the cruise within 30 days of the trip being confirmed.

  • Once the cruise has been booked, you will be provided with the confirmation details so that you can create an account with Carnival Cruise Lines and add the cruise details to your account.
  1. This will allow you to book any excursions, spa appointments, or extras for yourself.
  2. You will also need to add in your credit card details to your account for any charges made by you on board.

  • The cruise will not include any drink or food package, or any items that will require the entire stateroom room to sign up as the staterooms will be double occupancy. Please do not book any of those without the consent of both parties in the stateroom.

  • Prior to the cruise, you will need to log into your account and complete any check-in requirements. This includes, but is not limited to, adding passport information, printing any luggage tags you may need and completing any required health questionnaires.

  • We will follow all COVID-19 requirements set forth by Carnival Cruise Lines in order to sail. This could change at any point, but at the time of launching this trip, this includes travelers to be fully vaccinated and take a COVID test 48 hours prior to sailing.

  • The trip is 100% refundable, until the trip is confirmed. The trip will be confirmed once 3 people have signed up.

  • Once the trip is confirmed:
  1. The trip is 10% refundable up to 60 days prior to the trip
  2. The trip is non-refundable within 60 days of the trip

  • If the trip is not confirmed by October 1, 2022, the trip will be canceled by the host. At that time you will be given a refund

  • The trip could be canceled at any time, for any reason including but not limited to medical or weather circumstances, by the host. If it is canceled by the host, you will receive a full refund.

**By booking this trip, you are agreeing to this policy. Because of this, you must be 18 years of age or older to come on this trip. Please do not book this trip if you do not agree to this refund policy and/or you are under the age of 18 years.