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  • 5 Night
    Western Caribbean & Perfect Day

    Leaving:
    Fort Lauderdale
    Visiting:
    Perfect Day at CocoCay, Labadee ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Royal Caribbean International
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    5 Night Independence of the Seas Cruise from Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Route (Royal Caribbean International)
    • Day 1
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    • Day 2
      Perfect Day at CocoCay
    • Day 3
      Cruising
    • Day 4
      Labadee
    • Day 5
      Cruising
    • Day 6
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    Ship Details

    Independence of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

    Pros

    Outstanding entertainment including "Grease," the musical; vast number of daytime activities

    Cons

    Food quality varies considerably; upcharging for certain activities can be wearing

    Bottom Line

    2018 refurb has reaffirmed the ship as one of the best family-friendly cruise ships afloat

    Reviews

    Independence of the Seas Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Independence of the Seas is the third and final of Royal Caribbean's ground-breaking Freedom-cl...

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    hminyard
    Sail Date Mar 2020
    Gyped nurses
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    Cookie7
    Sail Date Feb 2020
    First and LAST time with Royal Caribbean
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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 5 Night
    Western Caribbean Cruise

    Leaving:
    Fort Lauderdale
    Visiting:
    Grand Cayman, Cozumel ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Royal Caribbean International
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    5 Night Independence of the Seas Cruise from Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Route (Royal Caribbean International)
    • Day 1
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    • Day 2
      Cruising
    • Day 3
      Grand Cayman (Georgetown)
    • Day 4
      Cozumel
    • Day 5
      Cruising
    • Day 6
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    Ship Details

    Independence of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

    Pros

    Outstanding entertainment including "Grease," the musical; vast number of daytime activities

    Cons

    Food quality varies considerably; upcharging for certain activities can be wearing

    Bottom Line

    2018 refurb has reaffirmed the ship as one of the best family-friendly cruise ships afloat

    Reviews

    Independence of the Seas Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Independence of the Seas is the third and final of Royal Caribbean's ground-breaking Freedom-cl...

    Cruise Critic Member Ratings
    ottobar
    Sail Date Feb 2020
    Find Another Ship
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    dameofspace
    Sail Date Feb 2020
    Fell way below zero expectations that we had for this cruise
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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 4 Night
    Bahamas & Perfect Day Cruise

    Leaving:
    Fort Lauderdale
    Visiting:
    Nassau, Perfect Day at CocoCay ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Royal Caribbean International
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    4 Night Independence of the Seas Cruise from Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Route (Royal Caribbean International)
    • Day 1
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    • Day 2
      Nassau
    • Day 3
      Cruising
    • Day 4
      Perfect Day at CocoCay
    • Day 5
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    Ship Details

    Independence of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

    Pros

    Outstanding entertainment including "Grease," the musical; vast number of daytime activities

    Cons

    Food quality varies considerably; upcharging for certain activities can be wearing

    Bottom Line

    2018 refurb has reaffirmed the ship as one of the best family-friendly cruise ships afloat

    Reviews

    Independence of the Seas Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Independence of the Seas is the third and final of Royal Caribbean's ground-breaking Freedom-cl...

    Cruise Critic Member Ratings
    Sdmsc
    Sail Date Feb 2020
    Cheapened to extreme
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    tigrace507
    Sail Date Feb 2020
    dissapointed
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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 4 Night
    Bahamas & Perfect Day Cruise

    Leaving:
    Fort Lauderdale
    Visiting:
    Nassau, Perfect Day at CocoCay ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Royal Caribbean International
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    4 Night Independence of the Seas Cruise from Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Route (Royal Caribbean International)
    • Day 1
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    • Day 2
      Nassau
    • Day 3
      Perfect Day at CocoCay
    • Day 4
      Cruising
    • Day 5
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    Ship Details

    Independence of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

    Pros

    Outstanding entertainment including "Grease," the musical; vast number of daytime activities

    Cons

    Food quality varies considerably; upcharging for certain activities can be wearing

    Bottom Line

    2018 refurb has reaffirmed the ship as one of the best family-friendly cruise ships afloat

    Reviews

    Independence of the Seas Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Independence of the Seas is the third and final of Royal Caribbean's ground-breaking Freedom-cl...

    Cruise Critic Member Ratings
    Dave1955a
    Sail Date Feb 2020
    Fun Cruise, Great Value!
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    Vacationing4life
    Sail Date Jan 2020
    Not too shabby
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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 5 Night
    Western Caribbean Cruise

    Leaving:
    Fort Lauderdale
    Visiting:
    Labadee, Falmouth ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Royal Caribbean International
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    5 Night Independence of the Seas Cruise from Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Route (Royal Caribbean International)
    • Day 1
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    • Day 2
      Cruising
    • Day 3
      Labadee
    • Day 4
      Falmouth
    • Day 5
      Cruising
    • Day 6
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    Ship Details

    Independence of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

    Pros

    Outstanding entertainment including "Grease," the musical; vast number of daytime activities

    Cons

    Food quality varies considerably; upcharging for certain activities can be wearing

    Bottom Line

    2018 refurb has reaffirmed the ship as one of the best family-friendly cruise ships afloat

    Reviews

    Independence of the Seas Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Independence of the Seas is the third and final of Royal Caribbean's ground-breaking Freedom-cl...

    Cruise Critic Member Ratings
    WhatCruiseCulture
    Sail Date Jan 2020
    Good, Bad and Ugly
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    angelmiles
    Sail Date Jan 2020
    The push for more money is a turn off
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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 5 Night
    Western Caribbean & Perfect Day

    Leaving:
    Fort Lauderdale
    Visiting:
    Perfect Day at CocoCay, Falmouth ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Royal Caribbean International
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    5 Night Independence of the Seas Cruise from Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Route (Royal Caribbean International)
    • Day 1
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    • Day 2
      Perfect Day at CocoCay
    • Day 3
      Cruising
    • Day 4
      Falmouth
    • Day 5
      Cruising
    • Day 6
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    Ship Details

    Independence of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

    Pros

    Outstanding entertainment including "Grease," the musical; vast number of daytime activities

    Cons

    Food quality varies considerably; upcharging for certain activities can be wearing

    Bottom Line

    2018 refurb has reaffirmed the ship as one of the best family-friendly cruise ships afloat

    Reviews

    Independence of the Seas Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Independence of the Seas is the third and final of Royal Caribbean's ground-breaking Freedom-cl...

    Cruise Critic Member Ratings
    jj88450
    Sail Date Dec 2019
    Trapped! A complete rip off
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    BATGUY
    Sail Date Jan 2019
    AMAZING SHIP
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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 3 Night
    Bahamas & Perfect Day Cruise

    Leaving:
    Fort Lauderdale
    Visiting:
    Perfect Day at CocoCay, Nassau ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Royal Caribbean International
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    3 Night Independence of the Seas Cruise from Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Route (Royal Caribbean International)
    • Day 1
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    • Day 2
      Perfect Day at CocoCay
    • Day 3
      Nassau
    • Day 4
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    Ship Details

    Independence of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

    Pros

    Outstanding entertainment including "Grease," the musical; vast number of daytime activities

    Cons

    Food quality varies considerably; upcharging for certain activities can be wearing

    Bottom Line

    2018 refurb has reaffirmed the ship as one of the best family-friendly cruise ships afloat

    Reviews

    Independence of the Seas Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Independence of the Seas is the third and final of Royal Caribbean's ground-breaking Freedom-cl...

    Cruise Critic Member Ratings
    alandlord
    Sail Date Nov 2019
    Horrible Customer Service - Mega Loud horrible time
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    subtlefantasy
    Sail Date Dec 2019
    Girls' trip
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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 7 Night
    Eastern Caribbean & Perfect Day

    Leaving:
    Fort Lauderdale
    Visiting:
    Perfect Day at CocoCay, St. Thomas ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Royal Caribbean International
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    7 Night Independence of the Seas Cruise from Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Route (Royal Caribbean International)
    • Day 1
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    • Day 2
      Perfect Day at CocoCay
    • Day 3
      Cruising
    • Day 4
      St. Thomas
    • Day 5
      St. Maarten
    • Day 6
      Cruising
    • Day 7
      Cruising
    • Day 8
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    Ship Details

    Independence of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

    Pros

    Outstanding entertainment including "Grease," the musical; vast number of daytime activities

    Cons

    Food quality varies considerably; upcharging for certain activities can be wearing

    Bottom Line

    2018 refurb has reaffirmed the ship as one of the best family-friendly cruise ships afloat

    Reviews

    Independence of the Seas Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Independence of the Seas is the third and final of Royal Caribbean's ground-breaking Freedom-cl...

    Cruise Critic Member Ratings
    Conleymom
    Sail Date Nov 2019
    Enjoyable
    Read More
    Vacaylover1240
    Sail Date Nov 2019
    Not the same as the Feb. cruise we took
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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 2 Night
    Perfect Day Weekend Cruise

    Leaving:
    Fort Lauderdale
    Visiting:
    Perfect Day at CocoCay, Fort Lauderdale ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Royal Caribbean International
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    2 Night Independence of the Seas Cruise from Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Route (Royal Caribbean International)
    • Day 1
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    • Day 2
      Perfect Day at CocoCay
    • Day 3
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    Ship Details

    Independence of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

    Pros

    Outstanding entertainment including "Grease," the musical; vast number of daytime activities

    Cons

    Food quality varies considerably; upcharging for certain activities can be wearing

    Bottom Line

    2018 refurb has reaffirmed the ship as one of the best family-friendly cruise ships afloat

    Reviews

    Independence of the Seas Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Independence of the Seas is the third and final of Royal Caribbean's ground-breaking Freedom-cl...

    Cruise Critic Member Ratings
    JCalamis
    Sail Date Dec 2019
    Will NEVER travel Royal Caribbean again.
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    jlarou1916
    Sail Date Nov 2019
    Never Again
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    What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 4 Night
    Western Caribbean Cruise

    Leaving:
    Fort Lauderdale
    Visiting:
    Cozumel, Fort Lauderdale ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Royal Caribbean International
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    4 Night Independence of the Seas Cruise from Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Route (Royal Caribbean International)
    • Day 1
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    • Day 2
      Cruising
    • Day 3
      Cozumel
    • Day 4
      Cruising
    • Day 5
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    Ship Details

    Independence of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

    Pros

    Outstanding entertainment including "Grease," the musical; vast number of daytime activities

    Cons

    Food quality varies considerably; upcharging for certain activities can be wearing

    Bottom Line

    2018 refurb has reaffirmed the ship as one of the best family-friendly cruise ships afloat

    Reviews

    Independence of the Seas Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Independence of the Seas is the third and final of Royal Caribbean's ground-breaking Freedom-cl...

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    Medic9701
    Sail Date Nov 2018
    Mixed drinks. Mixed activities. Mixed service.
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    vette1cruiser
    Sail Date Nov 2019
    Good Cruise but still room for improvement
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    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

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  • 5 Night
    Western Caribbean & Perfect Day

    Leaving:
    Fort Lauderdale
    Visiting:
    Labadee, Perfect Day at CocoCay ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Royal Caribbean International
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    5 Night Independence of the Seas Cruise from Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Route (Royal Caribbean International)
    • Day 1
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    • Day 2
      Cruising
    • Day 3
      Labadee
    • Day 4
      Cruising
    • Day 5
      Perfect Day at CocoCay
    • Day 6
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    Ship Details

    Independence of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

    Pros

    Outstanding entertainment including "Grease," the musical; vast number of daytime activities

    Cons

    Food quality varies considerably; upcharging for certain activities can be wearing

    Bottom Line

    2018 refurb has reaffirmed the ship as one of the best family-friendly cruise ships afloat

    Reviews

    Independence of the Seas Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Independence of the Seas is the third and final of Royal Caribbean's ground-breaking Freedom-cl...

    Cruise Critic Member Ratings
    Hogie119
    Sail Date Nov 2019
    Great Ship, so so dining, good entertainment.
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    arlaroy
    Sail Date Dec 2018
    Amazing ship with cool new cabins!
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    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 5 Night
    Western Caribbean & Perfect Day

    Leaving:
    Fort Lauderdale
    Visiting:
    Perfect Day at CocoCay, Nassau ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Royal Caribbean International
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    5 Night Independence of the Seas Cruise from Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Route (Royal Caribbean International)
    • Day 1
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    • Day 2
      Cruising
    • Day 3
      Perfect Day at CocoCay
    • Day 4
      Nassau
    • Day 5
      Cruising
    • Day 6
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    Ship Details

    Independence of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

    Pros

    Outstanding entertainment including "Grease," the musical; vast number of daytime activities

    Cons

    Food quality varies considerably; upcharging for certain activities can be wearing

    Bottom Line

    2018 refurb has reaffirmed the ship as one of the best family-friendly cruise ships afloat

    Reviews

    Independence of the Seas Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Independence of the Seas is the third and final of Royal Caribbean's ground-breaking Freedom-cl...

    Cruise Critic Member Ratings
    lostcastle
    Sail Date Mar 2019
    Spring Break 2019: Family Cruise to Western Caribbean
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    Schiller2017
    Sail Date May 2019
    Making Friends Was The Highlight of a Boring Cruise
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    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 4 Night
    Bahamas & Perfect Day Cruise

    Leaving:
    Fort Lauderdale
    Visiting:
    Perfect Day at CocoCay, Nassau ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Royal Caribbean International
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    4 Night Independence of the Seas Cruise from Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Route (Royal Caribbean International)
    • Day 1
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    • Day 2
      Perfect Day at CocoCay
    • Day 3
      Cruising
    • Day 4
      Nassau
    • Day 5
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    Ship Details

    Independence of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

    Pros

    Outstanding entertainment including "Grease," the musical; vast number of daytime activities

    Cons

    Food quality varies considerably; upcharging for certain activities can be wearing

    Bottom Line

    2018 refurb has reaffirmed the ship as one of the best family-friendly cruise ships afloat

    Reviews

    Independence of the Seas Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Independence of the Seas is the third and final of Royal Caribbean's ground-breaking Freedom-cl...

    Cruise Critic Member Ratings
    churchofcake
    Sail Date May 2019
    Lovely ship, excellent crew and food
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    DeepC
    Sail Date Apr 2019
    Mostly Delightful
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    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 2 Night
    Perfect Day Cruise

    Leaving:
    Fort Lauderdale
    Visiting:
    Perfect Day at CocoCay, Fort Lauderdale ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Royal Caribbean International
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    2 Night Independence of the Seas Cruise from Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Route (Royal Caribbean International)
    • Day 1
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    • Day 2
      Perfect Day at CocoCay
    • Day 3
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    Ship Details

    Independence of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

    Pros

    Outstanding entertainment including "Grease," the musical; vast number of daytime activities

    Cons

    Food quality varies considerably; upcharging for certain activities can be wearing

    Bottom Line

    2018 refurb has reaffirmed the ship as one of the best family-friendly cruise ships afloat

    Reviews

    Independence of the Seas Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Independence of the Seas is the third and final of Royal Caribbean's ground-breaking Freedom-cl...

    Cruise Critic Member Ratings
    Fast Alongside
    Sail Date Apr 2019
    "Amplified" on the Independence
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    rawls99
    Sail Date Apr 2019
    WHOA!! THAT WAS AMAZING
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    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 6 Night
    Western Caribbean Cruise

    Leaving:
    Fort Lauderdale
    Visiting:
    Grand Cayman, Falmouth ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Royal Caribbean International
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    6 Night Independence of the Seas Cruise from Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Route (Royal Caribbean International)
    • Day 1
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    • Day 2
      Cruising
    • Day 3
      Grand Cayman (Georgetown)
    • Day 4
      Falmouth
    • Day 5
      Labadee
    • Day 6
      Cruising
    • Day 7
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    Ship Details

    Independence of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

    Pros

    Outstanding entertainment including "Grease," the musical; vast number of daytime activities

    Cons

    Food quality varies considerably; upcharging for certain activities can be wearing

    Bottom Line

    2018 refurb has reaffirmed the ship as one of the best family-friendly cruise ships afloat

    Reviews

    Independence of the Seas Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Independence of the Seas is the third and final of Royal Caribbean's ground-breaking Freedom-cl...

    Cruise Critic Member Ratings
    Thatcoolguy25597
    Sail Date Apr 2019
    BY FAR THE BEST CRUISE IVE BEER BEEN ON!!
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    trekay07
    Sail Date Apr 2019
    CRUISE APRIL 2019
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    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 5 Night
    Western Caribbean & Perfect Day

    Leaving:
    Fort Lauderdale
    Visiting:
    Falmouth, Perfect Day at CocoCay ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Royal Caribbean International
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    5 Night Independence of the Seas Cruise from Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Route (Royal Caribbean International)
    • Day 1
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    • Day 2
      Cruising
    • Day 3
      Falmouth
    • Day 4
      Cruising
    • Day 5
      Perfect Day at CocoCay
    • Day 6
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    Ship Details

    Independence of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

    Pros

    Outstanding entertainment including "Grease," the musical; vast number of daytime activities

    Cons

    Food quality varies considerably; upcharging for certain activities can be wearing

    Bottom Line

    2018 refurb has reaffirmed the ship as one of the best family-friendly cruise ships afloat

    Reviews

    Independence of the Seas Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Independence of the Seas is the third and final of Royal Caribbean's ground-breaking Freedom-cl...

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    MeganRInce
    Sail Date Apr 2019
    Great Getaway!
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    Omarsdi
    Sail Date Apr 2019
    Great Family Vacation
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    • Cabin
      Room with bed and private bathroom
    • Port Taxes & Fees
    • Service Gratuities
    • Most Onboard Entertainment
    • Kids Club
    • Shore Excursions
    • Wi-Fi
    • Spa Services
    • Select Dining
      Main dining room and/or buffet
    • Specialty Alternative Dining
    • Room Service
    • Butler Service
    • Basic Drinks
      Still water, coffee, and tea
    • Soft Drinks
      Soda and Juice
    • Alcohol
      Beer, wine, and spirits
    • Specialty Coffee Drinks
      Including smoothies and blended drinks
    • Specialty Fitness Classes

    ** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

  • 5 Night
    Western Caribbean Holiday Cruise

    Leaving:
    Fort Lauderdale
    Visiting:
    Grand Cayman, Cozumel ... see more
    Cruise Line:
    Royal Caribbean International
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    5 Night Independence of the Seas Cruise from Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Route (Royal Caribbean International)
    • Day 1
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    • Day 2
      Cruising
    • Day 3
      Grand Cayman (Georgetown)
    • Day 4
      Cozumel
    • Day 5
      Cruising
    • Day 6
      Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
    Ship Details

    Independence of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

    Pros

    Outstanding entertainment including "Grease," the musical; vast number of daytime activities

    Cons

    Food quality varies considerably; upcharging for certain activities can be wearing

    Bottom Line

    2018 refurb has reaffirmed the ship as one of the best family-friendly cruise ships afloat

    Reviews

    Independence of the Seas Reviews

    Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
    Overall
    4.5/5
    Cabins4.0
    Dining3.0
    Service4.0
    Value4.0

    Independence of the Seas is the third and final of Royal Caribbean's ground-breaking Freedom-cl...

    Cruise Critic Member Ratings
    acesneights99
    Sail Date Apr 2019
    Tiny useless non-smoking area in the smokiest casino at sea
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    Docsavage
    Sail Date Apr 2019
    Not a favorite
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