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Independence of the Seas

Independence of the Seas

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15 Night Transatlantic Westbound (Southampton To Ft. Lauderdale) Cruise on Independence of the Seas

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kaykeithharris   Nov 22, 2016 - 4:09 pm

What a wonderful cruise we been on and to finish it of 4 days in Orlando loved every moment of it.ready to book next one โ˜๏ธ thank you independent of the sea really nice ๐Ÿšข.

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jbravo2uk   Nov 07, 2016 - 6:27 pm

Thank you for the info

worldsyouroyster   Nov 07, 2016 - 4:03 pm

We are on board at the moment and Jamie Friedman is cruise director. Very good, bit camp but can sing and dance tells a few jokes and keeps us all amused.

worldsyouroyster   Nov 07, 2016 - 3:59 pm

Easy to walk into town about 15 minutes or opt for the water taxi. Beach is close to where you get of or you can take a short taxi ride to Orient Beach. ,but be aware that parts of the beach are clothing optional and some of the men are very proud of what they have and are not shy in letting it all hang out.Great port for shopping

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jbravo2uk   Nov 07, 2016 - 10:21 am

We are at St Thomas tommorow can we just walk of the ship and explore also is the beach near x

holiday2016   Nov 06, 2016 - 3:29 am

Is Joff still cruise director?

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maciek1989   Oct 30, 2016 - 3:30 pm

Say hello when u walking pass

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hammerjohn   Oct 30, 2016 - 8:18 am

We are on the ship! Have a great holiday everyone, and try not to eat to much!

markbeech808   Oct 29, 2016 - 8:10 am

Just on international drive for 5 nights ill put iron in suitcase theyll never know!!!

trishag53   Oct 29, 2016 - 3:49 am

Most hotels in orlando have coffee makers, irons and ironing board. What hotel are you in. You are not allowed travel irons on the ship.

markbeech808   Oct 28, 2016 - 7:19 pm

Gonna take travel iron n kettle justincase as in orlando for a week after anyhow. CANT WAIT OMG DAB DAB

trishag53   Oct 28, 2016 - 7:01 am

Was it just round europe?

cubandy   Oct 28, 2016 - 6:37 am

Last time I was on Indy there was kettles

trishag53   Oct 27, 2016 - 4:33 pm

Not sure about kettle, because we are heading to the U.S and they don't allow kettles

kaykeithharris   Oct 27, 2016 - 4:25 pm

Only dressing gown if you gold member s.

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donnas1969   Oct 27, 2016 - 3:19 pm

We will be on it too I know there are hairdryers and think tea making facilities. X

markbeech808   Oct 27, 2016 - 2:01 pm

Woohoo two days then im on it.

Does anyone know what accesories are available in the cabin. Thinking hair dryer, kettle and dressing gowns??

readus   Oct 27, 2016 - 6:00 am

Anyone want to share a shuttle bus to the cruise terminal from downtown London

fishmac   Oct 26, 2016 - 11:00 pm

A suit is not needed. Button down and slacks will get you in the door.

karenfleming   Oct 23, 2016 - 6:20 pm

We get back April 28th

anniegancanny   Oct 23, 2016 - 4:16 pm

My husband only wears smart shirt and trousers for formal nights. He says he's on holiday so why should he have to wear something he's not comfortable in. You are allowed in the main dining room x

baz4449   Oct 22, 2016 - 4:24 pm

Unfortunately yes. You could chance it but more than likely you will not be allowed in the main dining room. Some blogs on last few Indy cruises said that the non dressy uppers were sent up to the Windjammer buffet.Also you may feel out of place.

cubandy   Oct 22, 2016 - 12:16 pm

You will need a suit for the formal night

kayanandhaylie   Oct 22, 2016 - 11:14 am

Do I have to wear a suit to dinner on formal nights? I plan on eating in the regular dining room those day but not wanting to dress up . Weight limits for airline make packing a suit impractical.

kayanandhaylie   Oct 21, 2016 - 2:57 pm

We get to Fort Lauderdale on November 14th

stevecoombes   Oct 21, 2016 - 2:52 pm

Who cares

stevecoombes   Oct 21, 2016 - 2:52 pm

Who cares

lucycoombes01   Oct 21, 2016 - 11:09 am

What day do we get back?

trishag53   Oct 21, 2016 - 4:29 am

Yeeessss cant wait ๐Ÿท๐Ÿท๐Ÿท๐Ÿท๐Ÿท๐Ÿท๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿบ๐Ÿบ๐Ÿบ๐Ÿบ๐Ÿบ๐Ÿบ๐Ÿ‘™๐Ÿ‘™๐Ÿ‘™๐Ÿ‘™๐Ÿ›ณ๐Ÿ›ณ๐Ÿ›ณ๐Ÿ›ณ๐Ÿ˜ค๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿณ๐Ÿณ๐Ÿช๐Ÿช๐Ÿจ๐Ÿจ๐Ÿจ๐Ÿง๐Ÿง๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฉ๐Ÿฉโ˜•๏ธโ˜•๏ธ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿธ

ian03   Oct 21, 2016 - 3:39 am

Yes it is!!!!๐Ÿšข๐Ÿšข๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒž๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿธ๐Ÿน๐Ÿท๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

karenfleming   Oct 20, 2016 - 6:14 pm

It's almost here xx

redcherry2711   Oct 20, 2016 - 1:16 pm

Single days ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿบ๐Ÿน๐Ÿท๐Ÿธโ˜€๏ธ

baz4449   Oct 19, 2016 - 5:34 am

Oh No!!!! that's another suitcase

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johnboy66   Oct 19, 2016 - 2:52 am

Thanks guys

trishag53   Oct 18, 2016 - 1:49 pm

Baz4449 you need to remind your wife its 15 nights lol

trishag53   Oct 18, 2016 - 1:46 pm

Mmmm love kitkat

baz4449   Oct 18, 2016 - 12:39 pm

You lucky people. BA is 23kg and a Kit Kat

trishag53   Oct 18, 2016 - 11:39 am

If you are flying back with icelandic air, its 2 cases each up 23 kilos , the downside is no food lol.

baz4449   Oct 18, 2016 - 8:27 am

You'll be ok unless you are like my wife, it's 14 nights = 14 dresses plus 2 spare just in case.

Juliemitchell8   Oct 18, 2016 - 8:13 am

Thanks Baz that's very helpful I'm having a nightmare haha ๐Ÿ˜‚

baz4449   Oct 18, 2016 - 8:07 am

Just watch your weight if you are flying. Although you can take any weight on ship you are restricted by the airlines. From Southampton up to day three at this time of year it will be chilly outside as per UK weather. After this it should be warm as long as no hurricane aftermath. Day time is usually shorts,t shirt,flip flop or trainers. Follow the dress code at night and you will be ok.

Juliemitchell8   Oct 18, 2016 - 7:52 am

12 days to go .. 1st time cruisers ๐Ÿšข packing our cases today and don't have a clue what to pack.. ๐Ÿ™ˆ think I'll just pack a mixture of casual and dressing up for night time.. any advice feel free to comment thanks x ๐Ÿ˜Š

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andy264   Oct 18, 2016 - 2:15 am

Are you sure paulbradley I called RC and asked and they said as soon as you login it's locked to that device but I guess they would say that.

karenfleming   Oct 17, 2016 - 2:43 pm

Can't believe it's nearly here xx

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johnboy66   Oct 17, 2016 - 2:29 pm

Can you switch between two devices on one Internet package?
Don't want to have to buy two packages for my son

kaykeithharris   Oct 17, 2016 - 9:06 am

13 days and counting ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿท๐Ÿบ๐Ÿน

trishag53   Oct 16, 2016 - 6:50 pm

We went to Haiti a couple of years ago after the earthquake, because the ship was carrying aid. ( powdered milk, bottled water etc)

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andy264   Oct 16, 2016 - 4:12 pm

I see somebody put a picture up from there cruise a week after the hurricane so I presume we will still be going.

kaykeithharris   Oct 16, 2016 - 3:27 pm

Any one now if we still go in to Haiti. After the hurricane ....,,,,๐Ÿšข๐Ÿšข๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿธ

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johnboy66   Oct 16, 2016 - 11:56 am


trishag53   Oct 16, 2016 - 10:55 am

Pretty sure there is one by the lift on 5.

baz4449   Oct 16, 2016 - 10:21 am

Anyone staying at Heathrow the night before . We will be getting warmed up in the Three Magpies on Bath Road. Just a shame it's not included in the drinks package.

baz4449   Oct 16, 2016 - 10:13 am

Done this trip many times and with many operators. At this time of year you expect the worst until you get past the Azores, then it should be OK. But we have all inc. I do the care

baz4449   Oct 16, 2016 - 10:10 am

Yes as it's the only time I have a bath

baz4449   Oct 16, 2016 - 10:08 am

Yes cos we is british

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johnboy66   Oct 16, 2016 - 9:49 am

Hi everyone
Do you know if there is a cash machine on board the Indy?

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donnas1969   Oct 16, 2016 - 4:34 am

We going then so excited our first cruise.

Jason183   Oct 15, 2016 - 2:26 pm

Not long now and we will be on our way.

anniegancanny   Oct 13, 2016 - 6:41 pm

I seem to have loads of clothes but Andy (hubby) has hardly anything ๐Ÿ˜ฑ ๐Ÿ˜
He can have a flight bag and I'll have the suitcases ๐Ÿ˜‹ x

karenfleming   Oct 13, 2016 - 11:09 am

I've got my wash bag packed and that's it xx

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mcdowell   Oct 13, 2016 - 9:12 am

It would help if we knew what to pack ,,

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donnas1969   Oct 12, 2016 - 2:20 pm

We going then and I feel the much to do my head is spinning. X

kaykeithharris   Oct 12, 2016 - 2:19 pm

Omg 17 days and I got nothing ready.๐Ÿ›ณ๐Ÿ›ณ

karenfleming   Oct 12, 2016 - 2:05 pm

Whoo hoo lots to do though xx

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donnas1969   Oct 11, 2016 - 4:56 pm

We are going and spending 4 nights in florid a at cabana bay beach and got universal tickets.we booked with cruise 1st and it was ยฃ200 each to stay here and with tickets.x

Jason183   Oct 11, 2016 - 9:22 am

Less than three weeks to go before we set sail for 15 night on the Indy. Can't wait.

karenfleming   Oct 11, 2016 - 9:17 am

It will be my 60th birthday the day we sail so got lots to be excited for. Our 2nd time on the Indy then we are back on it again in March then again in April when it sails back to Southampton. If you see Micky mouse and Minnie Mouse cases then you will know it is me and my hubby. As for 44 cruises in 10 years well done I think I have done 16 cruises in 16 years xx

trishag53   Oct 11, 2016 - 3:13 am

It. Becomes addictive lol. This is our favourite ship.

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barberess   Oct 11, 2016 - 3:09 am

Can't wait to get onboard. It's a first for us but everyone keeps telling us cruising is fab. Counting the days and hope I don't forget to pack anything. I feel like a child on the run up to Christmas.

karenfleming   Oct 10, 2016 - 4:56 pm

19 days to go well excited xx

ian03   Oct 07, 2016 - 9:57 am

We all are, think I'm Bond with my white jacket on!!๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

trishag53   Oct 06, 2016 - 2:57 pm

Yes we are.

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fylyhouse   Oct 06, 2016 - 4:50 am

Lol, we are

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hammerjohn   Oct 06, 2016 - 3:43 am

24 days to go, tuxedo brought (as the last one seemed to have shrunk in the suitcase in the loft, how does that happen!!!!!)
Is everyone else dressing up for the Formal nights?

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mara92   Oct 05, 2016 - 1:43 pm

Great ;) It did only boogie boarding before and want to try stand up this time as well

ian03   Oct 05, 2016 - 11:31 am

Love it, just not good at it. But determined on this cruise to master it!!!๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿ‚

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astra07   Oct 05, 2016 - 3:47 am

great thanks

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alan06   Oct 04, 2016 - 6:53 pm

Really looking forward to this one. ๐Ÿ›ณ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป

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astra07   Oct 04, 2016 - 3:54 pm

can anyone advise me weather we need beach towels when we get of at each island or can we get some from the desk by the swimming pool??

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mara92   Oct 04, 2016 - 12:59 pm

Hey cruise mates, are there any flow rider fans among you?

kaykeithharris   Oct 04, 2016 - 6:01 am

26 days to our cruise....๐Ÿธ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿท๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ

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mel3man   Oct 02, 2016 - 11:34 am

can't wait either pen3man! ...... See you on board?

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pen3man   Oct 02, 2016 - 11:27 am

Can't wait guys. See you on board. ๐Ÿณ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿšฃ๐Ÿ„๐ŸŠ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ–๐Ÿ–๐Ÿ–๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพโš“๏ธโš“๏ธโš“๏ธโš“๏ธ

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barberess   Oct 02, 2016 - 7:58 am

Super excited ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž

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Magsie   Oct 01, 2016 - 1:32 pm

Yes can't wait, roll on the 30th๐Ÿšข๐Ÿšข๐Ÿšข๐Ÿšข

kaykeithharris   Oct 01, 2016 - 1:06 pm

Can't wait. ๐Ÿ‘—๐Ÿ‘™๐Ÿ‘•๐Ÿ‘’โ˜€๏ธ

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fylyhouse   Oct 01, 2016 - 8:24 am

Sooo looking forward to it.๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ›ณ๐ŸŒ…๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿน๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘”๐Ÿ‘—๐Ÿฝ

trishag53   Oct 01, 2016 - 6:00 am


ian03   Oct 01, 2016 - 5:53 am

We cruise this month people. Anybody getting excited!!!๐Ÿšข๐Ÿšข๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒž๐Ÿป๐Ÿบ๐Ÿท๐Ÿพ๐Ÿด

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astra07   Sep 30, 2016 - 5:46 am

our worked once we had completed all of check in and printed set sail pass x

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Magsie   Sep 29, 2016 - 12:47 pm

Separate luggage tag button on ours , but still won't let us print them.Might work once we download Guest ticket booklet.x

claireb73   Sep 29, 2016 - 12:26 pm

I have looked today and couldn't print it either

trishag53   Sep 29, 2016 - 8:45 am

Thankyou will have a look

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astra07   Sep 29, 2016 - 8:16 am

there is a separate luggage tag print button this time it's underneath the set sail print button xx

trishag53   Sep 29, 2016 - 5:35 am

Hi travel buddies. Is anyone else having trouble downloading their luggage tags, we have our set sail passes but cant where to print luggage tags.

trishag53   Sep 29, 2016 - 5:30 am

Is anyone else experiencing trouble downloading their luggage tags . We have done set sail passes but cant find luggage tags.

anniegancanny   Sep 28, 2016 - 5:02 pm

If someone hadn't posted about getting his tickets etc by email then I wouldn't have known to go on the RC website and print everything off.
We're staying at the Luxor Hotel in Vegas for 4 nights and had no idea about resort fee - thanks fir this info. I'll google it x

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Magsie   Sep 28, 2016 - 2:23 pm

The fees vary state to state and hotel to hotel . X

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Magsie   Sep 28, 2016 - 1:21 pm

The Resort fees vary and some don't charge at all. Check your hotel online and it should tell you if they do.

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Magsie   Sep 28, 2016 - 10:43 am

You only need an Esta with your passport. Go to and it will onlycost you $14 each. You will need your passport number and if you are staying in the USA post cruise you need that address and Zip code. X

DwKDMrFdlRo6JBhGG11Pk0XQP   Sep 28, 2016 - 10:38 am

What this resort fee thought hotel was already booked and paid for

anniegancanny   Sep 28, 2016 - 5:12 am

Thank you so much. We've been given no information like this by Cruise1st. Yet when we went to the Far East hey Thos Cook, we were told exactly what we needed.
Thanks again x

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astra07   Sep 28, 2016 - 3:53 am

been advise to get one as 2 of the island are in us waters needs visa also when docking in florida it's ยฃ17 for all of them on the ESTA x

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andy264   Sep 28, 2016 - 1:18 am

If your staying in the USA after your cruise you will need to apply for an ESTA.
You can do this online.

anniegancanny   Sep 27, 2016 - 5:44 pm

Hi Does anyone know if we need a visa for the USA with a British Passport

ian03   Sep 26, 2016 - 3:24 am

Finish work 4 weeks tomorrow, now it's getting close ๐Ÿšข๐Ÿšข๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

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fylyhouse   Sep 25, 2016 - 4:24 am

We're getting the transfer to cabana hotel and walking across Loews.

kaykeithharris   Sep 25, 2016 - 3:59 am

We staying at universal. Cabana hotel resort.

trishag53   Sep 24, 2016 - 7:36 pm

Is anyone else staying at the Wyndham in orlando after the cruise?

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fylyhouse   Sep 24, 2016 - 6:02 pm

What one? were in Royal Pacific

kaykeithharris   Sep 24, 2016 - 4:09 pm

No we staying in. Universal studios.

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fylyhouse   Sep 24, 2016 - 2:05 am

You know it's getting closer when they arrive woohoo

beartech   Sep 23, 2016 - 3:09 pm

Email with all your holiday details and luggage tag etc.

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fylyhouse   Sep 23, 2016 - 9:56 am

What is that?

beartech   Sep 23, 2016 - 9:28 am

Guest booklet received today!

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jbravo2uk   Sep 22, 2016 - 12:33 pm

Oh yes I can't wait

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fylyhouse   Sep 22, 2016 - 4:14 am

That was a good price trishag53

karenfleming   Sep 21, 2016 - 5:36 pm

38 days to go x

karenfleming   Sep 21, 2016 - 5:35 pm

I have just ordered our new suitcases Micky and Minnie I bet no one else we have them xx

trishag53   Sep 21, 2016 - 2:42 pm

Paulbradley they offered us coco key but not our sort of place, so had to pay an extra ยฃ130 for the wyndham.

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jbravo2uk   Sep 21, 2016 - 2:35 pm

I agree with you trish

trishag53   Sep 21, 2016 - 2:34 pm

Paul you are right about the shops, they were a bit upmarket. But the ship is fantastic, best food ever.

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jbravo2uk   Sep 21, 2016 - 1:23 pm

Paul how did you enjoy it i loved it even with the choppy water

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jbravo2uk   Sep 21, 2016 - 10:55 am

I'm doing 7 nights for lauderdale

jacqueline1955   Sep 21, 2016 - 10:29 am

We are supposed to be staying at the Rosen Inn too. Also booked with Cruise 1st.Have Cruise 1st been in touch with you about a change of hotel?

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fylyhouse   Sep 21, 2016 - 1:20 am

Ive got my cases out ready

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jbravo2uk   Sep 21, 2016 - 12:16 am

Same here lol

trishag53   Sep 20, 2016 - 3:26 am

And down to less than 6 weeks lol

trishag53   Sep 20, 2016 - 3:24 am

Are you at the wyndham in orlando.

trishag53   Sep 20, 2016 - 3:23 am

Went on Anthem last year, its fabulous.

trishag53   Sep 20, 2016 - 3:18 am

Not sure but I heard they were doing grease.

trishag53   Sep 20, 2016 - 3:17 am

Staying 4 nights in orlando. Booked with cruise 1 st and they booked Rosen inn with low cost rooms, and course they went broke, so now staying at the wyndham. Anyone else there??

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astra07   Sep 19, 2016 - 5:06 pm

starting packing for the 30th!!!

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jbravo2uk   Sep 18, 2016 - 1:48 am

We stayed newyork and vegas last year when we departed the anthem of the season we had a great time

karenfleming   Sep 16, 2016 - 7:13 am

We are staying till mid April 2017

worldsyouroyster   Sep 15, 2016 - 4:05 am

Yes staying on for four nights in Orlando then three nights in New York then three nights in Las Vegas. After that journey will need to win some money in the casino to pay for it.

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mcdowell   Sep 14, 2016 - 4:16 pm

Yes we have 4 nights in cabana resort universal counting the day's now.

ozandgoz   Sep 14, 2016 - 5:06 am

We are boarding Enchantment for a 4 day Bahamas cruise.

ian03   Sep 13, 2016 - 6:12 pm

Now I am jealous. This will be the first time we haven't stayed over after a cruise, does 2 nights in Southampton beforehand count ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜†

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fylyhouse   Sep 11, 2016 - 1:23 pm

We are staying 4 nights universal hotel.

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barberess   Sep 11, 2016 - 12:33 pm

Yes, we are staying 3 nights in Fort Lauderdale.

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Magsie   Sep 11, 2016 - 12:29 pm

Yes we are staying 11 nights in Orlando after the cruise.

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eeeaston   Sep 11, 2016 - 10:09 am

Yes, 4 night in Orlando, can't wait โ˜€๏ธโ˜€๏ธ

beartech   Sep 11, 2016 - 8:51 am

Yes. 2 nights in Fort Lauderdale after the cruise.

kaykeithharris   Sep 11, 2016 - 4:46 am

48 days to go can't wait. .then 4 days in Orlando !,,๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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jbravo2uk   Sep 11, 2016 - 2:13 am

Anyone else on the independence of the seas on October 30th and anyone else who is departing the ship staying in America afterwards.

ian03   Sep 10, 2016 - 5:08 am

50 sleeps guys!!!๐Ÿšข๐Ÿšข๐Ÿท๐Ÿท๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰

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eeeaston   Aug 29, 2016 - 2:11 am

Oh fab, thank you

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barberess   Aug 28, 2016 - 2:49 pm

And down to 9 ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

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eeeaston   Aug 27, 2016 - 7:54 am

Does anyone know which shows will be on?

stevecoombes   Aug 25, 2016 - 4:49 pm

It will be fine in the nightclub lol

claireb73   Aug 25, 2016 - 1:14 pm

We are but I'm thinking it's too scary what my other half is wanting to wear, don't want to frighten any small kids ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ‘ป๐ŸŽƒ

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astra07   Aug 25, 2016 - 7:16 am

for Halloween I hope you mean

lucycoombes01   Aug 25, 2016 - 5:53 am

We're dressing up!! Is anyone else??๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜…

lucycoombes01   Aug 25, 2016 - 5:51 am

We areeee!!

beartech   Aug 21, 2016 - 7:26 am

10 weeks now!

claireb73   Aug 20, 2016 - 2:04 pm

Going to dust my costume off then ๐Ÿ‘น

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Magsie   Aug 19, 2016 - 6:27 pm

We are ๐Ÿ™€๐Ÿ™€

claireb73   Aug 19, 2016 - 6:07 pm

Excellent ๐Ÿ‘

ozandgoz   Aug 19, 2016 - 4:43 pm

We are๐Ÿ˜ˆ

claireb73   Aug 19, 2016 - 3:59 pm

Do/are people get dressed in fancy dress for Halloween? ๐Ÿ•ธ๐Ÿ‘ป๐ŸŽƒ

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Magsie   Aug 18, 2016 - 1:33 am

We did this cruise in 2014 the weather is cold for the fist three or four days and then it starts to get warmer. We will be on your cruise this year as well. Hope you have a lovely holiday. X

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andy264   Aug 17, 2016 - 4:33 pm

Hi this is our 1st transatlantic cruise and a little unsure what to expect weather wise so has anybody done a similar cruise if so what was the weather like on the crossing and when does it start to get warmer?

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barberess   Aug 14, 2016 - 4:38 pm

11 weeks to go and I have a feeling it is not going to come round quick enough. Can't wait to get onboard and set off for our first cruise โ˜บ๏ธ๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒž.

beartech   Aug 14, 2016 - 4:36 am

77 days! 11 weeks today. It will soon come round. Better start getting organised.

ian03   Aug 05, 2016 - 11:52 am

Set sail passes printed. Does that mean I can start packing now๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜‰

karenfleming   Jul 23, 2016 - 2:06 pm

Less than 100 whoop whoop xx

DwKDMrFdlRo6JBhGG11Pk0XQP   Jul 15, 2016 - 1:34 pm

107 days can't wait

Davel   Jul 14, 2016 - 4:55 pm

Does anyone know if they have upgraded the concierge club to where cloud 9 is as they have on the Liberty. Hope so as its so much better than on deck 10. Dave L

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superdaz66   Jul 14, 2016 - 10:32 am

108 days......bugger hurry up

DwKDMrFdlRo6JBhGG11Pk0XQP   May 22, 2016 - 3:30 pm

Can't wait myself first cruise

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Magsie   Apr 29, 2016 - 4:05 pm

Looking forward to seeing you . Hope you have your Halloween outfit. I have just got mine? ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

jacqueline1955   Apr 28, 2016 - 2:53 pm

Hi Margaret. Countdown is underway now. Looking forward to seeing you in October

jacqueline1955   Apr 28, 2016 - 2:51 pm

Hi Margar

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Magsie   Apr 27, 2016 - 4:41 am

Yeh were going the right way again !!!๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„

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Magsie   Apr 26, 2016 - 7:43 am

Going the wrong way again according to banner.๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ข

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Magsie   Apr 21, 2016 - 2:51 pm

Not again !! They can't make their minds up what way we are going. Ps Jackie this is Michelle's mum xx

jacqueline1955   Apr 21, 2016 - 5:38 am

Looks like we are coming back before we even get there.
Hope the captain knows what direction we are going.

kaykeithharris   Apr 17, 2016 - 2:38 pm

Can't wait this is our second time on this ship from Southampton.cant wait only 6 months to go .see you on board with our friends.....

karenfleming   Apr 13, 2016 - 10:33 am

Wow the power of ship chat

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Magsie   Apr 13, 2016 - 5:45 am

I see we are going the right way again ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„

karenfleming   Apr 12, 2016 - 1:16 pm

200 days to go

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Magsie   Apr 12, 2016 - 10:12 am

At least the itinerary is the right way ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„

karenfleming   Apr 12, 2016 - 1:33 am

OMG Let's hope the upcoming cruise banner is a typo, or we are all going the wrong bloody way!!

jacqueline1955   Apr 08, 2016 - 5:22 am

This will be our fourth transatlantic crossing. Second on Independence. It is a great cruise and the sea crossing is as relaxing or busy as you wish. The Caribbean is wonderful. I am sure you will enjoy it all.

karenfleming   Apr 06, 2016 - 6:48 pm

No but we are off to Florida in 34 days xx

ian03   Apr 05, 2016 - 10:01 am

6 months 25 days and 1hr. Does that sound less than 208 days!!๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜†

kaykeithharris   Mar 17, 2016 - 11:29 am

227 days. Till we get on this wonderful ship. With our friend s ,,,?

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Magsie   Mar 13, 2016 - 2:35 pm

Down to 230 days now ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

Trish49   Feb 28, 2016 - 5:06 pm

Hi Karen, thanks for replying, I think the scariest bit is knowing we will be at sea for the first 8 or 9 days, knowing we're miles from land!! I would probably have felt better if we had have done a shorter one first. We booked this cruise exactly a year ago, it seemed ages away but now it's looming up! People say once you've done one you love them, hope they're right! xx

karenfleming   Feb 28, 2016 - 7:04 am

Hi Trisha 4/5 star hotel on the water I first started in 2000 and have now been on approx 15 maybe 16 we love them you want any info just ask I am more than happy to help xx

Trish49   Feb 28, 2016 - 6:09 am

Hi Karen, you been on a cruise before? This will be my first time and I'm dreading it!!! My partner was the one who wants to go!!

karenfleming   Feb 23, 2016 - 4:14 am

It's now only 250 days to go xx

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Magsie   Feb 03, 2016 - 4:07 am

Wish it was us. Have a great holiday.

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Magsie   Feb 03, 2016 - 4:06 am

You will need long stay travel insurance. Money supermarket should help get you good deals.

karenfleming   Feb 02, 2016 - 5:57 pm

Anyone got any advice on travel insurance 6months as we are staying in Florida till mid April 2017

karenfleming   Feb 02, 2016 - 5:54 pm

Anyone got any advice on who to get 6months travel insurance as we will be staying in the states till mid April 2017

geoffreycaton   Jan 31, 2016 - 3:58 am

Well semi retired

karenfleming   Jan 30, 2016 - 3:49 pm

That's sounds great

ian03   Jan 28, 2016 - 1:33 pm

you must be retired my friend. but that all sounds pretty awesome๐Ÿšข๐Ÿšข๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘

geoffreycaton   Jan 26, 2016 - 2:33 am

Well it will be my 4th time on this ship, we are having 6 nights in Orlando in the Universal Park with passes, then Amtrak up to New York for 6 nights then we are on Queen Mary 2 for 19 nights round Carribean then back to Southampton.

cubandy   Jan 25, 2016 - 5:12 am

booked are flying back with united airline from fort lauderdale cost is ยฃ609 to fly back ro manchester got two day in fort lauderdale aswell

ian03   Jan 17, 2016 - 4:34 pm

I have often thought that karenfleming, seen that several times over the last few months. Think people just like putting cruises in their profiles.Me, I just put the cruises in that I am lucky enough to be going on. ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿšข

karenfleming   Jan 17, 2016 - 5:47 am

Why do some people have so many up and coming cruises when the dates clash

camshy   Jan 09, 2016 - 7:49 pm

Independance leaving from the UK transatlantic, eh yes please

karenfleming   Jan 08, 2016 - 2:36 pm

Less than 300 days

karenfleming   Dec 28, 2015 - 5:06 pm

Nice 1

ian03   Dec 27, 2015 - 5:31 am

Change of plan, we have booked Norwegian air, direct flight back to Gatwick, from Fort lauderdale, on the dreamliner ยฃ230 each bargain!!!!!!

ian03   Dec 01, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Well looking forward to Anthem. Has cost us a lot more than what we normally pay, as my wife keeps reminding me, but going to be so worth it.

ian03   Dec 01, 2015 - 11:49 am

just keep looking that's what we are doing!!!

peteandmaggs   Dec 01, 2015 - 11:29 am

Been on the Anthem twice, loved it.

peteandmaggs   Dec 01, 2015 - 11:27 am

Not many flights on sale yet

peteandmaggs   Dec 01, 2015 - 11:26 am

Thank you I will have a look at that.

ian03   Dec 01, 2015 - 10:19 am

We normally fly back into Manchester, but this time flying back to Gatwick, as we are driving down, and meeting our American friends there. We are flying Iceland air, via Reykjavik. We have used them before, flying back into Manchester. Good price's and good planes.

claireb73   Nov 25, 2015 - 3:39 pm

We have 4 days in Orlando at the end and we were told we would be notified approx Jan/Feb time as to what airline etc

ian03   Nov 25, 2015 - 4:41 am

karenfleming, now you are just rubbing it in lol. That's one long 60th birthday bash. Fair play to you.๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘Œ

karenfleming   Nov 24, 2015 - 2:51 pm

We are lucky we will be staying till mid march

peteandmaggs   Nov 24, 2015 - 10:21 am

Is anyone flying back to Manchester UK from Fort Lauderdale, and if so which route and airline please Think it works out 14th November 2016

ian03   Nov 18, 2015 - 1:36 pm

Karenfleming, with my 2 previous transatlantic cruises, I have stayed in florida for a week afterwards. But next March I am having 4 days in Conneticutt, with our American friends before our 12 night Caribbean cruise on anthem. So unfortunately i will not have the holidays left, or the money, to have a week in florida after a 15 night cruise in November. But I can recommend it. ๐Ÿ‘

karenfleming   Nov 13, 2015 - 5:04 pm

Quick question do you stay in Florida or do you fly back

ian03   Nov 07, 2015 - 12:18 pm

Just so u know, fellow cruisers ian03 is same as ian3 have changed my fone, and had to set up new profile.

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ian3   Oct 16, 2015 - 5:27 am

kaykeithharris, it will be 5 years since we were last on Indy, so yes we are looking forward to getting back on her. But it has been great trying other classes of ship in the RCI fleet. Plus I can't wait to get on Anthem next march. The ship looks absolutely awesome. ๐Ÿšข๐Ÿšข๐Ÿ‘

kaykeithharris   Oct 12, 2015 - 4:34 am

Can't wait to go October 2016 .on this ship again..

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ian3   Oct 09, 2015 - 4:21 am

Good job i have a drinks package then!!!!๐Ÿท๐Ÿท๐Ÿธ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿบ๐Ÿบ๐Ÿ‘โ™ฃ

karenfleming   Sep 17, 2015 - 2:59 pm

Well in that case the drinks will be on you

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ian3   Sep 02, 2015 - 1:49 pm

Karenfleming. Our party will have one of many drinks to celebrate your 60th haha!!!!๐Ÿท๐Ÿท๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿธ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿšข๐Ÿšข

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ian3   Sep 02, 2015 - 1:45 pm

Our friends from Connetticutt, just booked on this cruise with us. Party time!!!! ๐Ÿท๐Ÿท๐Ÿšข๐Ÿšข

karenfleming   Aug 22, 2015 - 8:52 am

The day we board the ship will be my 60th Birthday what a way to start my 60's

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ian3   Aug 21, 2015 - 8:12 am

About time shipmate updated the app so i could put this in my upcoming cruises, with my other 2.

claireb73   Aug 16, 2015 - 7:30 am

Just booked this cruise, excited but a long wait ahead!

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ian3   May 13, 2015 - 5:48 pm

In now

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