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Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas Ship Information


Once sharing a third of the title of world's-largest-cruise ship with sisters Freedom of the Seas and Liberty of the Seas, Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas features all of the amenities cruisers have come to expect from megaships. The Independence carries 3,634 passengers aboard a floating city that features everything from a FlowRider surf simulator to a boxing ring and gourmet restaurants.

Independence of the Seas Cruise Sailing Schedule


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 $1,252$449$472$494$397$635$914$920$629$590
Caribbean Eastern$590 $652$659$772$644$637$914$920$629$590
Caribbean Western$247$1,252$449$472$494$397$635$994$982$929$622

Prices represent the lowest available price for a given sailing date, area, and/or month. All prices USD.

Upcoming Independence of the Seas Cruise Itineraries


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Caribbean Eastern

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05/10/20157 Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$637$749$1,015$1,783
05/24/20157 Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$772$877$1,133$1,709
06/07/20157 Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

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$914$1,078$1,378$2,117
06/21/20157 Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$1,016$1,268$1,466$2,917
07/05/20157 Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

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$920$1,072$1,375$2,094
07/19/20157 Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$1,016$1,134$1,488$2,201
08/02/20157 Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$880$1,048$1,373$2,043
08/16/20157 Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

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$877$1,034$1,274$2,054
08/30/20157 Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$629$676$824$1,670
09/13/20157 Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$599$689$934$1,735
09/27/20157 Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$590$700$890$1,828
10/11/20157 Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$639$743$990$2,043
10/25/20157 Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$615$714$951$1,796
01/03/20158 Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$727$839--
01/17/20158 Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$652--$3,299
01/31/20158 Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$659$749$1,184$2,272
02/14/20158 Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$689$967$1,304$2,002
02/28/20158 Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$659$802$1,132$2,069
03/14/20158 Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$772$1,064$1,244$2,002
03/28/20158 Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$772$922$1,162$2,204
04/11/20158 Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$644$802$1,072$2,572
04/25/20158 Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$727$854$1,267$2,399

Caribbean Western

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11/12/20154 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$269$322$449$697
11/26/20154 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$352$442$614$817
12/10/20154 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$247$314$442$644
12/24/20154 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$532$614$787$1,177
01/07/20164 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$254$322$449$644
11/07/20155 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$352$442$569$862
11/16/20155 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$329$389$502$787
11/21/20155 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$382$464$637$922
11/30/20155 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$284$359$487$734
12/05/20155 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$284$359$487$764
12/14/20155 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$292$367$494$749
12/19/20155 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$569$659$832$1,147
12/28/20155 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$817$952$1,252$1,657
01/02/20165 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$352$442$569$817
01/11/20165 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$292$367$494$749
01/16/20165 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$382$464$599$884
01/25/20165 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$337$404$539$772
12/28/20146 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

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01/11/20156 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$487$637$832$937
01/25/20156 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$449$584$847$1,102
02/08/20156 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$547$622$787$1,214
02/22/20156 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$472$547$817$1,304
03/08/20156 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$494$607$704$1,124
03/22/20156 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$494$599$899$1,454
04/05/20156 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$599$712$959$1,349
04/19/20156 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$397$524$712$1,274
11/01/20156 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$550$641$871$1,376
05/03/20157 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$689$765$1,034$1,574
05/17/20157 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$635$846$1,079$2,070
05/31/20157 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$780$927$1,192$1,700
06/14/20157 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$994$1,174$1,499$2,095
06/28/20157 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$994$1,119$1,476$2,156
07/12/20157 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$1,040$1,215$1,536$2,411
07/26/20157 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$982$1,109$1,477$2,246
08/09/20157 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$929$1,077$1,417$2,199
08/23/20157 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$971$1,079$1,232$1,949
09/06/20157 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$622$704$992$1,657
09/20/20157 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$633$766$1,016$1,822
10/04/20157 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$636$698$1,073$1,713
10/18/20157 Night Western Caribbean Cruise

on the Royal Caribbean International Independence of the Seas departing from Fort Lauderdale, FL

$620$785$1,061$1,634

Independence of the Seas Ship Profile and Statistics


  • Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International
  • Ship Type: Cruise Ship
  • Line Class: Mainstream
  • Registry: Bahamas
  • Year Built: 2008
  • Year Last Refurbished: -
  • Capacity: 4,375 passengers
  • Decks: 15
  • Gross Tonnage: 160,000
  • Length: 1112 ft
  • Beam: 185 ft
  • Average Speed: 22 knots
  • Inside Cabins: 733
  • Outside Cabins: 1,084
  • Nationality of Officers: International
  • Nationality of Crew: International
  • Number of Crew: 1,360

Independence of the Seas On-Board Recreation
  • Indoor Pools: 1
  • Outdoor Pools: 3
  • Spa: Yes
  • Casino: Yes

Independence of the Seas Dining Choices
  • Main Dining Room
    Room Capacity: 2,101
  • Jade Restaurant
    Cuisine: Asian
    Room Capacity: 224
  • Windjammer Cafe
    Cuisine: Buffet
    Room Capacity: 774

Independence of the Seas Entertainment
  • Main Dining Room
    Room Capacity: 2,101
  • Jade Restaurant
    Cuisine: Asian
    Room Capacity: 224
  • Windjammer Cafe
    Cuisine: Buffet
    Room Capacity: 774
  • Casino Royale
    Room Capacity: 447

Independence of the Seas Deck Plans


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Independence of the Seas Cabin and Stateroom Photo Gallery


  • Independence of the Seas Accessible SuiteAccessible Suite
    AWAW

    (424 sq. ft., balcony 65 sq. ft.) Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size) with open bed frames, wider entry door, turning spaces, private balcony, sitting area with lowered vanity, closet rods, and safe, and a private bathroom with a wider door, roll-in shower, grab bars, fold-down shower bench, hand-held shower head, raised toilet, and a lowered sink.

  • Independence of the Seas Accessible Veranda StateroomAccessible Veranda Stateroom
    AWAW

    (256 sq. ft.)Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size) with open bed frames, wider entry door, turning spaces, private balcony, sitting area with lowered vanity, closet rods, and safe, and a private bathroom with a wider door, roll-in shower, grab bars, fold-down shower bench, hand-held shower head, raised toilet, and a lowered sink.

  • Independence of the Seas Accessible Oceanview StateroomAccessible Oceanview Stateroom
    AWAW

    Our accessible staterooms are designed for guests with mobility disabilities and other disabilities that require the use of the accessible features of the staterooms. Accessible staterooms range from 159 square feet to 298 square feet, offer a five-foot turning radius in sleeping areas, bathrooms and sitting areas for easy maneuverability.

  • Independence of the Seas Accessible Interior StateroomAccessible Interior Stateroom
    AWAW

    Our accessible staterooms are designed for guests with mobility disabilities and other disabilities that require the use of the accessible features of the staterooms. Accessible staterooms range from 159 square feet to 298 square feet, offer a five-foot turning radius in sleeping areas, bathrooms and sitting areas for easy maneuverability.

  • Independence of the Seas Superior Oceanview StateroomSuperior Oceanview Stateroom
    AWAW
  • Independence of the Seas Superior Oceanview Stateroom with BalconySuperior Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony
    AWAW

    Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, sitting area (some with sofa bed), private balcony and private bathroom. Rates vary from deck to deck.

  • Independence of the Seas Deluxe Oceanview StateroomDeluxe Oceanview Stateroom
    AWAW
  • Independence of the Seas Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with BalconyDeluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony
    AWAW

    Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, sitting area (some with sofa bed), private balcony and private bathroom. Rates vary from deck to deck.

  • Independence of the Seas Deluxe Oceanview with Balcony (Some Accessible)Deluxe Oceanview with Balcony (Some Accessible)
    AWAW

    Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), sitting area (some with sofa bed), private balcony and private bathroom.

  • Independence of the Seas Large Oceanview StateroomLarge Oceanview Stateroom
    AWAW

    Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, and private bathroom.

  • Independence of the Seas Family Inside StateroomFamily Inside Stateroom
    AWAW

    Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, and private bathroom. Stateroom can accommodate up to 6 guests.

  • Independence of the Seas Family Oceanview StateroomFamily Oceanview Stateroom
    AWAW

    Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, sofa and/or Pullman beds, sitting area and private bathroom. Stateroom can accommodate up to 6 guests.

  • Independence of the Seas Family Oceanview StateroomFamily Oceanview Stateroom
    AWAW

    Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), sofa and/or Pullman beds, sitting area and private bathroom. (293 sq. ft.)

  • Independence of the Seas Promenade Family StateroomPromenade Family Stateroom
    AWAW

    Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, and private bathroom.

  • Independence of the Seas Promenade Family StateroomPromenade Family Stateroom
    AWAW

    (300 sq. ft.) Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size) and private bathroom.

  • Independence of the Seas Royal Family SuiteRoyal Family Suite
    AWAW

    Two bedrooms with two twin beds that convert to a Royal King,(one room with third and fourth Pullman beds), a private balcony, two bathrooms and living area with double sofa bed.

  • Independence of the Seas Oceanview StateroomOceanview Stateroom
    AWAW

    Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, and private bathroom.

  • Independence of the Seas Grand SuiteGrand Suite
    AWAW

    Two twin beds (can convert into Royal King), private balcony, sitting area (some with sofa bed) and private bathroom.

  • Independence of the Seas Oceanview StateroomOceanview Stateroom
    AWAW

    Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, and private bathroom.

  • Independence of the Seas Oceanview StateroomOceanview Stateroom
    AWAW
  • Independence of the Seas Junior SuiteJunior Suite
    AWAW

    Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, private balcony, sitting area (some with sofa bed) and private bathroom.

  • Independence of the Seas Interior StateroomInterior Stateroom
    AWAW

    Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, and private bathroom.

  • Independence of the Seas Owner's SuiteOwner's Suite
    AWAW

    Queen-size bed, private balcony, private bathroom and a separate living area with a queen-size sofa bed.

  • Independence of the Seas Promenade StateroomPromenade Stateroom
    AWAW

    A view of the Royal Promenade with bowed windows, two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, and private bathroom.

  • Independence of the Seas Promenade StateroomPromenade Stateroom
    AWAW
  • Independence of the Seas Presidential Family SuitePresidential Family Suite
    AWAW

    Two master bedrooms with baths. Two additional bedrooms, each with two Pullman beds and two twin beds that convert to a Royal King. Two additional bathrooms with showers and a spacious living area with a sofa bed and dining table. Private balcony with dining area and lounge chairs. Stateroom can accommodate up to 14 guests.

  • Independence of the Seas Interior StateroomInterior Stateroom
    AWAW

    Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, and private bathroom.

  • Independence of the Seas Royal SuiteRoyal Suite
    AWAW

    Separate bedroom with king-size bed, private balcony, living room with queen-size sofa bed and private bathroom.

  • Independence of the Seas Junior SuiteJunior Suite
    AWAW

    Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area (some with sofa bed) and private bathroom.

  • Independence of the Seas Deluxe Oceanview StateroomDeluxe Oceanview Stateroom
    AWAW

    Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), sitting area (some with sofa bed), private balcony and private bathroom. Rates vary from deck to deck. (184 sq. ft., balcony 66 sq. ft.)

  • Independence of the Seas Ocean View StateroomOcean View Stateroom
    AWAW

    Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size) and private bathroom. (159 sq. ft.)

  • Independence of the Seas Interior StateroomInterior Stateroom
    AWAW

    Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size) and private bathroom. (150 sq. ft.)

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Independence of the Seas travel42 Professional Ship Review


Launched in April 2008, this vessel once shared the title of world's largest cruise ship with sister-ships Freedom of the Seas (2006) and Liberty of the Seas (2007). But that title was eclipsed by Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas, which began service in December 2009, and Allure of the Seas a year later.

At 160,000 gross registered tons and a capacity of 3,634 guests (double-occupancy), Independence features all of the industry-first amenities, which are trademarks of the Freedom-class shi...

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