Carnival Legend To Homeport In Galveston

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Carnival Legend to Build on Expanded Deployment Plan and Add More Options from Texas

MIAMI, Sept. 21, 2023 – As Carnival Cruise Line continues to roll out its 2025-26 deployment, the line announced that in the fall of 2025 Carnival Legend will join Carnival Dream, Carnival Breeze and Carnival Jubilee at the Port of Galveston and offer a variety of four- through 10-day Western Caribbean sailings­­ Additionally, Carnival Legend will offer two Panama Canal cruises. Carnival Legend’s Galveston cruises open for sale today and can be found here.

“Carnival Legend’s deployment in Galveston strengthens our already robust portfolio of sailings from Texas, adding more variety to the offered itineraries, as well as another ship choice, and more opportunities for cruises to Mexico and other Western Caribbean that fit any vacation length,” said Fred Stein, Carnival’s vice president of revenue planning and deployment.

The following is a look at the newly scheduled Carnival Legend cruises beginning in Oct. 2025:

Western Caribbean 
From the fall of 2025 into early 2026, Carnival Legend will alternate between shorter and longer cruises. Among the available itineraries is a five-day sailing that visits Cozumel and Progreso, Mexico. Cozumel is one of Carnival’s most popular destinations, and it’s also the feature of eight four-day weekend getaways also opening for sale on various departure dates. Seven newly available 10-day itineraries visit exotic destinations; among the various ports of call are Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands; Montego Bay and Ocho Rios, Jamaica; Mahogany Bay, Roatan; Belize and Cozumel, Mexico. Additionally, an eight-day Christmas sailing set for Dec. 18, 2025, will visit Mahogany Bay, Roatan; Belize and Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico.

Carnival Journeys/Panama Canal
Ahead of its move to Galveston, Carnival Legend will sail a 16-day Carnival Journeys cruise that departs San Francisco on Oct. 6, 2025. The ship will visit Cabo San Lucas, Mexico and Puntarenas, Costa Rica before transiting the Panama Canal, and then visiting Cartagena, Colombia before arriving in Galveston. A second 14-day Carnival Journeys cruise, roundtrip from Galveston, departs on Feb. 2, 2026 and visits Montego Bay, Jamaica; Aruba; Curacao; Cartagena, Colombia; Colon (Panama Canal), Panama; Limon, Costa Rica and Cozumel, Mexico. Additionally, three 10-day Panama Canal departing on Oct. 27 and Dec. 8, 2025 and March 16, 2026.

The 2,124-guest Carnival Legend is home to many of the signature venues guests know and love on board – from Guy’s Burger Joint to the BlueIguana Cantina, the RedFrog and Alchemy bars, as well as WaterWorks Aqua Park and The Punchliner Comedy Club – and offers several accommodation options, including 50 suites and more than 630 balcony staterooms.

For additional information on Carnival Cruise Line and to book a cruise vacation, call 1-800-CARNIVAL, visit, or contact your favorite travel advisor or online travel site.

Carnival Cruise Line, part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), is the first cruise line to sail over 100 million guests and is proud to be known as America’s Cruise Line, for carrying more Americans and serving more U.S. homeports than any other. For over 50 years, Carnival has continually revolutionized the cruise industry and popularized the cruise vacation as an affordable and fun travel option. Carnival operates from 14 U.S. and two Australian homeports and employs more than 40,000 team members representing 120 nationalities. Carnival currently operates 25 ships and is in an exciting period of growth with the addition of two ships over the next year.

See more from Carnival Cruise Line here.

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