Use the Carnival HUB app to share your cruise countdown with friends, then explore and book shore excursions, spa treatments, drink packages and more. When the time comes, you may also check-in and obtain your boarding documents.
As you board your ship, connect to Carnival’s Wi-Fi to view what’s happening, weather, dining menus and more! Onboard internet purchase is NOT required to use the Carnival HUB app.
Before your cruise:
• Load up on excursions, drink packages, spa treatments and more
• Check-in and prepare your boarding documents
• Share your cruise countdown with friends and family
(At this time, guests on Australian sailings may share their countdown and use features once on board their ship.)
Once on board:
• Chat to connect with family and friends on board. (Low, flat activation fee applies.)
• Day-by-day schedule of hundreds of onboard events
• Choose your favorite events and get reminders
• Open times of food and drinks venues
• Daily restaurant menus
• Searchable deck plans with key areas highlighted
• Itinerary details, including current ship time, arrival/departure times for upcoming ports of call
• Real-time information on guests’ current Sail & Sign shipboard account balance
• Weather for each day of your sailing
• Find information like dining attire easily
• Ability to view and purchase shore excursions
• Order pizza for delivery almost anywhere on board (Fees apply.)
Go ahead. Download it now. Your vacation deserves it.
• Bug fixes and performance improvements to make your HUB App cruising experience even better!
Ratings and Reviews
Great for communicating
We once took walkie-talkies to communicate. This allows texting each other for $5. My only complaint is that it doesn’t vibrate if the sound is turned off on your phone. That means you can miss messages if you don’t happen to see them pop up on your screen.
You get so much for free that you should definitely download this app even if you don’t want to pay for chatting each other. It has a list of events going on, so there is no need to carry a copy of Fun Times around or go back to the room to look at it. There is a list of what is currently open for dining. You will have your assigned dinner option with the menu for that night. We used to try to go by the dining room every day to see what was for dinner, but no more. You can even order a pizza and have it delivered in the app. You can check your sail and sign account. You can even separate the account charges by person if that would help you in checking the balance. I actually used all these features except ordering pizza.
I think it is also worth noting that the people you can chat is not limited to the people you came with. You can chat with anyone else who paid for the chat feature. There is a search for you to find there name and add them as a friend. The cruise director even encouraged us to chat with him on the app.
Using the Carnival Hub App
We just got off a 7 day Carnival Cruise aboard the amazing Carnival Dream. The Carnival Hub App allowed us to quickly keep up with everything happening on the ship, where to eat and what shows to see. The app makes it convenient to stay connected and to know what is going on on the ship at all times. The new dining table request feature allowed us to request a table before heading down to the dining room and when our table was ready we were notified on our phones. Just amazing! The app also allowed us to keep an eye on spending and allowed us to book excursions right from our phone! The chat feature allowed us to text and easily locate on another anywhere on the boat. We have been on a cruise before but this time we paid for the Social Internet and the Chat. It was so cool to not only be able to communicate with others in our group but also use Facebook Messenger to communicate with family and friends back home. We were all so excited to be able to post our photos for those not on the cruise! They all felt as if they were there. The free Carnival Hub App is a must for your cruise. I also highly recommend paying extra for the chat feature as well as the Social Media package. It will make your Carnival experience even more awesome! Thanks Carnival! We love you!
It was very useful
My Husband and I just got back from a cruise on the Elation- Jax Port, Sea Day, Nassau, Half Moon key and 1 more Sea day. I used the app through the whole cruise. I have a iPhone 6+.
I used the scheduling feature, which let you pick your favorite events, then reminded you of them 15min before hand. Some of the event descriptions were a little lacking, I do think this may have been on purpose, don’t think they want you to know prices or you had to listen to a sales pitch. I also used the Ship Map, it showed what was on every deck including the restrooms. We did purchase the messaging function ($5 per person) we didn’t use it that much, mostly because we couldn’t hear the alert (which may have been user error) and you don’t have your phone right next to you all the time. I think it would be worth it you’re in a big party of people. We did have a problem with Account Summary feature, the husband and I had our Sail and Sign cards connected- he got the correct summary but mine only showed a few purchases and didn’t make sense. The guest services apologized and said that was something they were working on. (And when we got back to our stateroom there where chocolate covered strawberries and drink tickets, “for the inconvenience”) Other than that, I didn’t run into any bugs. So overall it was useful and I would use it again.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.