Independence of the Seas

3.9 out of 5


Independence of the Seas is a large ship, carrying 3634 passengers and 1360 crew, and sails from Southampton (London), England and Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida.

Sails from: Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida, Southampton (London), England

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5 out of 5

Terrific Anniversary Cruise by cakolb

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This was a relaxing cruise, with plenty of activities and the right amount of down time. The ship never felt overcrowded except during breakfast buffet when we had difficulty finding seating. We will definitely use Royal Caribbean again!

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5 out of 5

Awesome Royal Caribbean cruise by chainsawm

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Having the Grand Suite and the VIP passes was worth it for the two adult children and two grandchildren travelling with us. They had regular rooms but were able to hang out with us any and all the time. Excellent!!!

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  • Price: $$

  • Size: L

  • Total Passengers: 3634

  • Total Crew: 1360

  • Crew to Passenger Ratio: 2.67

  • Built: May 2008

  • Refurbished: 5 yrs ago

  • Number of Decks: 14

  • Total Cabins: 1827

  • Cabin Categories: 28

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EatSleepCruise says ...
Aug 20, 2014

$6 blackjack on the afternoon in you are in Labadee. Tables open at 3pm. The casino was dead. At Labadee lunch is from 11:30am to 1:30pm, go early. Food runs out, fellow passengers get a little irritated, and the workers deal with this everyday, so they are indifferent

MTN says ...
Dec 04, 2014

Book a day at Palm Court Plantation & restaurant for $11 and swim there all day. There is a nice restaurant & it overlooks the water (you can see the cruise ship from there). I would definitely hang out there on my next visit to St. Kitts. Another cruiser said food was good. A paradise to relax.

toyztoyz says ...
May 06, 2014

Don't need to book a tour in San Juan just go to the "White" tram/trolley stop outside the pier for a free ride to Old San Juan and tour the forts, that will take all day, they are massive and for 5 bucks well worth it. US cell phone work and it's usually included in you plan.

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