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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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There were many positive aspects to both the ship and the cruise, but in retrospect, the negative surprises were so ... Read more
Kiddie Cruise BigSid
03/09
This was our 16th cruise and the 12th to the caribbean.We live just outside of Atlanta and drive to Ft. Lauderdale, ... Read more
The cruise was a 6 night cruise out of Fort Lauderdale visiting Belize, Costa Maya, and Cozumel with 2 sea days. ... Read more
03/09
We had a great time over all. The weather was crummy the first 4 days but there was so much to do - we didn't mind- ... Read more
03/09
This was our third cruise (second with RCCL), but our first one with a child. Hopefully this will help out any other ... Read more

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Independence of the Seas 6 Night Western Review (February 15-21, 2009) Let me start with the stats: We are a ... Read more
We booked a last minute cruise on the Independence of the Seas for February school break. This was our first Royal ... Read more
We flew down to FLA two days prior and stayed at the Holiday Inn Express Airport/Cruise which offered us free ... Read more
We were on Independence of the Seas from February 15 - 21, 2009. First day was a day at sea. Our two children did the ... Read more
Let me start by saying this was an AWESOME cruise. Pre Cruise - we stayed at the FLL Airport Sheraton. I had ... Read more

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Embarking Ft Lauderdale: Very easy & efficient. Took only minutes. We got there at 1pm. If I'd known the ... Read more
We have been on Radiance in 2006 and Freedom in 2007 which we sailed out of Miami. We stayed the night before in ... Read more
PRE-CRUISE FORT LAUDERDALE We flew into FLL airport. Took a shuttle from the airport (there is a rental car center ... Read more
This was a first for our family. Not the first cruise for the adults, my DH, our two sons and their wives, but a first ... Read more
This was my 17th cruise, 14th on RCCL. We have also sailed the two sister ships, the Freedom and Liberty. We are in our ... Read more

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02/09
Hotel in Ft. Lauderdale: Stayed at the Embassy Suites on 17th Street. Nice hotel. Great heated pool and hot tub. Good ... Read more
We were on the January 9 sailing of the IOS. We love the cruise vacation and are avid readers of this site for ... Read more
02/09
From beginning to end, this trip was perfect! No snags or unhappy events! I can't wait to go again. Before ... Read more
Hello All, We just returned from 8-day Eastern Caribbean cruise on the IOS. This was a cruise that my mother and I ... Read more
Check in: We were excited to cruise the Independence, finally, and had five friends joining us. We drove to the Port ... Read more

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Best Vacation EVER! truck72003
01/09
We just returned from the best vacation of our lives on board Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas! We took the ... Read more
Larger than Life jdechter
01/09
This was our 25th cruise, 3rd on RCCL. I booked this mostly for the ship, but the itinerary was a good one. We flew LAX ... Read more
We are a family of four - Dad (52), Mom (45), son (19) and daughter (17). We took this cruise as an early HS ... Read more
REALISTIC REVIEW! Rippedjohniii
01/09
I am not going to go into naming every lunge and describing every detail but I intend to give an informative realistic ... Read more
December 7-13, 2008 Our party consisted of 6 adults ~ 4 of whom had cruised before and 2 who were on their first ... Read more

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