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4.5 Editor's Rating
In April 2013, the ship underwent a $7 million upgrade as part of Royal Caribbean's larger $300 million investment in its fleet. The new features included a cupcake shop, an Italian trattoria called ...
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09/08
My Husband and I went on the Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas for our Honeymoon. We first Arrived in ... Read more
IOS review Simon Kelly
09/08
Hi here is my Cruise review of the Independence of the Sea (6th September 2008). I have written this as we travelled ... Read more
EMBARKATION This was myself and OH's first cruise, we don't know many people who have been on one before and we didn't ... Read more
09/08
This was our first experience of cruising and we had high expectations of this holiday. I'm pleased to say that RCI ... Read more
We had an enjoyable cruise, not fantastic but I am not going to harp on about our experience but just mention some ... Read more

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09/08
It was awful, awfully good to use a double negative. It was so good that me and my wife are already booked on the same ... Read more
Well we travelled on the Maiden on this ship to Ireland, but just myself and my wife, we had a great trip and enjoyed ... Read more
Drove down a very busy M3 and got to Southampton by 11.00. Had prebooked the carpark with AB parking [abparking.co.uk] ... Read more
We were a party of 8 which including 4 teenage children. We travelled down from Wigan the day before and stayed ... Read more
08/08
This was first time most of our group had been on a cruise and found it a thoroughly enjoyable experience, in fact we ... Read more

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We have just returned from a short, 4 night cruise on Independence of the Seas to Cork and back. We have cruised before ... Read more
Fantastic Voyage hannah73
08/08
This was a first cruise holiday for my husband and myself (other than a Nile cruise which is in a totally different ... Read more
My wife, son (age 13), and I went on the Independence of the Seas "Mediterranean Treasures" cruise, leaving Southampton ... Read more
This was our second cruise as a family, the first being a week round the Caribbean on Freedom of the Seas last year. We ... Read more
08/08
INDEPENDENCE OF THE SEAS JULY 26TH 2008 - MEDITERRANEAN TREASURES PEOPLE TRAVELING- me, early 50s, from the UK, My ... Read more

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Just returned from a 14 day tour of the Med on the Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas. Having sailed in one of ... Read more
We arrived at Southampton (2 hours at least from london) about 1pm and embarkation was fairly speedy and well ... Read more
We were on the July 26th sailing from Southampton - a family of 2 adults and 2 teenagers (boys 15 & 14)travelling ... Read more
We have cruised on the Freedom fleet once before and loved it so planning a 2nd trip felt like the right thing to do. ... Read more
From the moment you arrive in Southampton (particularly if you drive there), it takes about 15-20 minutes to embark. ... Read more

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07/08
Twenty years ago my wife and I took our first cruise. It was a Cunard package from LHR-JFK on Concorde with a return ... Read more
Excitement was at an all time level as our party of 14 got ready to embark on the 4th voyage of The Independence of the ... Read more
07/08
This was our first cruise and travelled as a family 2 adults and 2 children aged 5 and 12. Leaving 28th June from ... Read more
First time cruising for both my husband an me....Trepidation of what to expect!! Arrived by car to Southampton to be ... Read more
07/08
EMBARKING - We made our way down to Southampton on 14th June and arrived at Southampton port around midday. Our ... Read more

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