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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Review

Rating: 9.3 / 10 (Excellent)
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Royal Caribbean International offer vacation and shore excursions through its cruise line services. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, is comprised of six distinct companies. Cruise destinations go beyond the Caribbean with locations in Italy, Alaska and the Canadian Rockies.  

Royal Caribbean International Experience

Food and Dining

Aside from three celebrity chefs that are present in their crew, Royal Caribbean International also offers two dining selections which are Dynamic Dining Choice and Dynamic Dining Classic. Dynamic Dining Choice allows guests to have the freedom to choose the restaurant and dining time that they desire. Their menus changes throughout the cruise bringing guest favorites and new specialty dishes for everyone to enjoy. Another option is also provided for guests who prefer traditional main dining style with same dining time which is the Dynamic Dining Classic. There are a total of 18 unique restaurants available on-board for guests that serves various dishes for every appetite.

Stateroom and Suites

Royal Caribbean International provides staterooms that vary on the cruise ship in which a guest is booked. They offer four main categories for their staterooms where travellers can choose a specific room type based on their needs.

 

Room Category

Available Room Types

Suites/ Deluxe

  • Junior Suite
  • Grand Suite
  • Two Bedroom Suite
  • Accessible Junior Suite
  • Owner’s Suite
  • Royal Family Suite
  • Crown Loft Suites
  • Accessible Crown Loft Suite
  • AquaTheater Suites – Deck 8
  • AquaTheater Suites – Deck 9
  • AquaTheater Suites – Deck 10
  • Presidential Family Suite
  • Sky Loft Suite
  • Family Junior Suite
  • Royal Suite
  • Royal Loft Suite
  • Owner’s Loft Suite with Balcony
  • Superior Grand Suite with Balcony
  • Grand Loft Suite with Balcony
  • Spa Junior Suite with Balcony
  • Sky Loft Suite with Balcony
  • Family Connected Junior Suite with Balcony
  • Two Bedroom Suite
  • Accessible Spa Junior Suite with Balcony

Balcony

  • Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
  • Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
  • Superior Ocean View Stateroom
  • Accessible Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
  • Central Park View Stateroom with Balcony
  • Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Large Balcony
  • Accessible Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
  • Accessible Boardwalk View Stateroom with Balcony
  • Boardwalk View Stateroom with Balcony
  • Accessible Central Park View Stateroom with Balcony
  • Super Studio Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
  • Accessible Family Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
  • Family Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
  • Ocean View Connected Stateroom with Balcony
  • Deluxe Obstructed Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

Ocean View

  • Ocean View Stateroom
  • Accessible Ocean View Stateroom
  • Superior Ocean View Stateroom
  • Large Ocean View Stateroom
  • Accessible Large Ocean View Stateroom
  • Family Ocean View Stateroom
  • Boardwalk View Stateroom
  • Central Park View Stateroom
  • Accessible Central Park View Stateroom with Balcony
  • Ocean View Connected Stateroom
  • Two Bedroom Suite

Interior

  • Interior Connected Stateroom with Virtual Balcony
  • Studio  Internal Stateroom with Virtual View
  • Superior Interior Stateroom
  • Promenade Family Stateroom
  • Family Interior Stateroom
  • Accessible Superior Interior Stateroom
  • Promenade Stateroom
  • Accessible Promenade Stateroom
  • Accessible Large Interior Stateroom
  • Large Interior Stateroom
  • Interior Stateroom
  • Accessible Interior Stateroom

*Decoration, arrangement, and room size vary by ship. Please visit Royal Caribbean International’s website to know more about their staterooms.

The company also offers Royal Suite Class on their selected cruise ships which allow guests to experience luxury travel. Royal Suite Class are available on Anthem of the Seas, Oasis of the Seas, Allure of the Seas, Ovation of the Seas, and Harmony of the Seas.

Star Class

  • Personal Royal Genie
  • Complimentary beverages
  • Unlimited Voom High Speed Internet
  • Exclusive complimentary dining
  • Complimentary Gratuities
  • Favorite Brand Names
  • All day access to suites-only coastal kitchen
  • Access to exclusive activities
  • Complimentary in-suite movies
  • One day pass to spa thermal room
  • One fitness class

Sky Class

  • Exclusive Beach Access
  • Suite Lounge
  • Exclusive Signature Activities
  • Concierge
  • Coastal Kitchen
  • Unlimited Voom High Speed Internet

Sea Class

  • Dinner at Coastal Kitchen
  • Luxury bedroom amenities
  • L’Occitane Bath Amenities

On-Board Activities

Royal Caribbean International cruise ships are equipped with multiple lines of on-board activities which suits different age groups. Their cruise ships have a variety of spa services and skill enrichment activities available for their guests. Passengers can also enjoy boutiques featuring their favourite name brand and tax-free shopping at Duty Free.

A range of fun-packed shows and nightlife events are offered everyday which includes Broadway musicals, live comedy and music, and ice-skating shows. Guests can also take please in trying a little slice of Vegas right at sea through Royal Caribbean International’s on-board casino activities. Other adventurous activities that they offer are:

  • Rock Climbing
  • Zip Line
  • Ice Skating
  • Mini Gold
  • Running or Jogging Track
  • Inline Skating
  • Boxing Ring
  • Vitality Fitness Center
  • Indoor Active Space or SeaPlex
  • Sports Court and Tournaments
  • Scuba in the Pool
  • Table Tennis
  • FlowRider
  • 360-degree view that ascend 300 feet above sea level (Only available in Quantum Class)

Travel Protection Program

Royal Caribbean International makes sure that their guests have the best vacation exploring different destinations with peace of mind. The company offers a Travel Protection Program that includes Travel Delay Coverage, 24/7 support, cancel for any reason, Medical Protection, and Luggage Protection.

The cruise line allows travellers to cancel their trip regardless of the reason. They can receive up to 100% cash back for the unused fraction of their fare if they cancel with a specified reason such as injury or illness. There will be 75% cruise credit if a customer has cancelled for any other reason. In case that a passenger gets sick or injured during their vacation, Royal Caribbean International is obliged to give them the proper care and aid they needed. Their medical protection plan reimburse for expenses and emergency transportation by land or air.

Royal Caribbean’s Travel Delay Coverage allows guests to still get on and enjoy their vacation even when they’ve been delayed. They also provide Luggage Protection which let travellers have their bags covered up to $1,500 if they’re stolen, lost, or damaged and up to $500 for covered replacement items if they’re delayed.

Cruise Ships and Itineraries

Class

Ship

Quantum Class

Anthem of the Seas

Ovation of the Seas

Quantum of the Seas

Freedom Class

Freedom of the Seas

Independence of the Seas

Liberty of the Seas

Oasis Class

Allure of the Seas

Harmony of the Seas

Oasis of the Seas

Radiance Class

Serenade of the Seas

Brilliance of the Seas

Radiance of the Seas

Jewel of the Seas

Voyager Class

Voyager of the Seas

Adventure of the Seas

Mariner of the Seas

Explorer of the Seas

Navigator of the Seas

Vision Class

Legend of the Seas

Rhapsody of the Seas

Grandeur of the Seas

Vision of the Seas

Enchantment of the Seas

Sovereign Class

Majesty of the Seas

Empress of the Seas

Destinations

  • Bahamas
  • Asia
  • Australia/New Zealand
  • Arabian Gulf
  • Alaska
  • Hawaii
  • Caribbean
  • Canada/New England
  • Europe
  • Bermuda
  • Pacific Northwest
  • South Pacific
  • Transpacific
  • Transatlantic
  • Repositioning

Excursions Offered

Royal Caribbean International has a list of shore excursions that includes Guaranteed First Off Ship and Return to Ship. Travellers can also easily cancel their bookings with the company’s 24-hour cancellation service. The cruise line enables their passengers to explore island after island and culture after culture with their excursions.

  • Culture and Sights
  • Royal Tour Challenge
  • Active Adventures
  • Family Connections
  • Multi-Day Adventures
  • Culinary Delights
  • Caring Discoveries

Royal Caribbean International - Summary

Royal Caribbean International definitely has a lot to offer with its cruise line services. A range of on-board activities and excursions are available to help make your next vacation more memorable. Each guest is backed by the company’s Travel Protection Program which ensures a safe and secured stay during their vacation.  


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