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Everything To Know About Royal Caribbean Cruises
October 26, 2023

Here at Get Away Today, we love setting sail to explore the world and Royal Caribbean Cruises are at the top of our must-do list! If you’re ready to see far off locations and tropical destinations, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line and Get Away Today are a great place to start.

When you step aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise, get ready to take the adventure to new heights. No matter where you wander, you’re in for a getaway unlike any other and Get Away Today is here to help!

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line Quick Look

With 30+ ships in use or announced, Royal Caribbean Cruises makes sure all your vacation dreams come alive with favorite and iconic ships including:
  • Utopia of the Seas
  • Icon of the Seas
  • Star of the Seas
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Royal Caribbean Cruise Line Ships and Classes

There are so many Royal Caribbean Cruise Line ships, but with four distinct classes it’s easier to break down your choices. Let’s take a look at each of them in more detail.

Quantum Ultra Class

Highlights include Broadway Style Entertainment, PlaymakersSM Sports Bar & Arcade, Casino Royale, FlowRider® Surf Simulator, Laser Tag, North Star®, RipCord® by iFLY®, Rock Climbing Wall, Virtual Adventure Zone, SeaPlex®, Sky Pad®, Two70®, Splashaway Bay aboard these ships:
  • Odyssey of the Seas (2021)
  • Spectrum of the Seas (2019)

Quantum Class

Highlights include North Star®, RipCord® by iFLY®, SeaPlex®, FlowRider® Surf Simulator, Two70®, Virtual BalconySM Staterooms, 3D Movies, Loft Suites, Music Hall, Broadway Musicals, Outdoor Movie Screens aboard these ships:
  • Quantum of the Seas (2014)
  • Anthem of the Seas (2015)
  • Ovation of the Seas (2016)
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Oasis Class

Highlights include Themed Neighborhoods, AquaTheater, 3D Movies, Broadway Musicals, The Perfect StormSM, Ultimate AbyssSM, Zip Line, Boardwalk®, Central Park®, 2 FlowRider® Surf Simulators, Carousel, Ice-Skating Rink, Outdoor Movie Screen and Laser Tag all aboard these ships:
  • Oasis of the Seas (2009/2019)
  • Allure of the Seas (2010)
  • Harmony of the Seas (2016)
  • Symphony of the Seas (2018)
  • Wonder of the Seas (TBA)

Freedom Class

Highlights of this class include Sky Pad®, The Perfect StormSM, PlaymakersSM Sports Bar & Arcade, Sugar BeachSM, Laser Tag, Royal Escape Room, Fish & ShipsSM, Rock Climbing Wall, Ice-Skating Rink, Royal Promenade, British-Style Pub, Designer Shopping, Outdoor Movie Screen, FlowRider® Surf Simulator, Broadway Musicals
  • Freedom of the Seas (2006/2020)
  • Liberty of the Seas (2007/2016)
  • Independence of the Seas (2008/2018)

Voyager Class

Highlights of this class include Sky Pad®, PlaymakersSM Sports Bar & Arcade, The Perfect, StormSM, The Bamboo Room, Laser Tag, Royal Escape Room, Rock Climbing Wall, Ice-Skating Rink, Royal Promenade, Virtual BalconySM Staterooms, Designer Shopping, Outdoor Movie Screen, FlowRider® Surf Simulator
  • Voyager of the Seas (1999/2019)
  • Explorer of the Seas (2000)
  • Adventure of the Seas (2001/2016)
  • Navigator of the Seas (2002/2019)
  • Mariner of the Seas (2003/2018)

Radiance Class

Highlights of this class include Sunlit Glass-Covered Spaces, Glass Elevators, Solarium with Tropical Foliage, Self-Leveling Pool Tables, Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Radiance of the Seas (2001/2016)
  • Brilliance of the Seas (2002/2013)
  • Serenade of the Seas (2003/2012)
  • Jewel of the Seas (2004/)2016

Vision Class

Highlights of this class include Solarium with Retractable Roof, Bungee Trampoline, Rock Climbing Wall, Mini-Golf Course, Outdoor Movie Screen, Broadway-Style Shows
  • Grandeur of the Seas (1996/2012)
  • Rhapsody of the Seas (1997/2012)
  • Enchantment of the Seas (1997/2016)
  • Vision of the Seas (1998/2013)
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Royal Caribbean Cabins and Suites

There are a variety of staterooms available on Royal Caribbean Cruises depending on the ship and class you sail:
  • Interior
  • Oceanview
  • Balcony
  • Suites

Please note that not every stateroom type is available on every ship but every stateroom is designed to match your comfort and needs. Royal Caribbean is happy to provide luxury and amenities for a variety of guests.
  • Bringing a baby? Let them know and they can provide a crib and supplies.
  • Enjoying a romantic escape? Royal Caribbean can even add spa-like comfort in your stateroom.
  • Traveling with extended family?Select staterooms can connect to accommodate more guests.
  • Each ship is equipped to accommodate you with any of your special needs.

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line Dining

When you cruise with Royal Caribbean the dining options are as diverse as the flavors you’ll find on each menu. From casual bites to elevated dinner and cocktail spots that raise the bar, you’ll find something onboard for every craving and occasion during your cruise.
  • Casual Dining - Enjoy grab-and-go goodness and amazing eats at casual, laid-back dining options — like the complimentary Windjammer, El Loco Fresh℠, Café Promenade, Dog House, and Sorrento’s Pizza.
  • Specialty Dining - Dial up dinner at upscale specialty cruise restaurants like Chops Grille℠ and Giovanni’s℠ Italian Kitchen, go all out on an exclusive culinary journey at Chef’s Table, or savor global flavors one complimentary course at a time in the Main Dining Room.
  • Room Service - Delivers all your favorite cruise foods right to your stateroom, from juicy burgers, fresh salads and tasty sandwiches, to breakfast in bed with a couple of refreshing mimosas.
  • Bars & Lounges - Amazing bars onboard our cruises where the vibe is always right and the drinks are always delicious. Like R Bar, known for its classic cocktails and retro vibes, or Boleros, where every sip comes paired with live salsa beats.
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Royal Caribbean Cruise Line Entertainment

Royal Caribbean serves up the boldest shows at sea — including award-winning Broadway musicals like Hairspray, CATS, and Mamma Mia! Spotlight-stealing original productions in the Main Theater like Flight, Piano Man and Gallery of Dreams. Spectacular showcases of acrobatics, synchronized swimming and captivating high-dives at the open-air AquaTheater.

And awe-inspiring shows on ice filled with mesmerizing spins, lifts and jumps by world-class professional figure skaters. From musicals you can sing along to and stunt shows that will keep you at the edge of your seat, to cheeky adult game shows and comedians that keep the belly-laughs coming all night — this is entertainment on a cruise like never before.

They’re also the only cruise line to offer Tony Award winning shows at sea!
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Royal Caribbean Cruise Line For Kids & Teens

Loads of laughter and unforgettable experiences go hand-in-hand when cruising with your kids. Royal Caribbean’s games, events, and cruise activities for kids are going on all over the ship throughout the day and into the evening hours, making family time a great time.

There’s really something for everyone on board:
  • Teen Lounge
  • Adventure Science Lab
  • Aquanauts
  • Imagination Studio
  • Adventure Ocean Theater
  • Baby & Tots Program
And so much more!
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Book Your Royal Caribbean Cruise Line Vacation

Now that you know almost everything about stepping aboard a Royal Caribbean Cruise, let us help take you there! We can help narrow down which dates and itinerary options are best for you. Our agents are waiting to help at 877-510-2929 or you can browse cruise vacations online. Remember, when you book with Get Away Today, you lock-in the lowest prices, plus you get access to our exclusive specials.

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