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Independence of the Seas - About this Ship

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Meet Independence of the Seas®, a marvel of maritime engineering, packed with all the phenomenal onboard experiences you’d expect from our Freedom class of ships - including the FlowRider® surf simulator, a rock climbing wall, ice-skating rink, cantilevered whirlpools, Royal Promenade, mini golf course, and much more. It’s your most incredible vacation yet!

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All Itineraries and Sail Dates for Independence of the Seas

6-night Caribbean - Fort Lauderdale, FL round-trip

Ports of Call:
Fort Lauderdale, Nassau, At Sea, Labadee, Falmouth, At Sea, Fort Lauderdale
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
Jan 25 2019 Login for rates

5-night Caribbean - Fort Lauderdale, FL round-trip

Ports of Call:
Fort Lauderdale, At Sea, Costa Maya, Cozumel, At Sea, Fort Lauderdale
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
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5-night Caribbean - Fort Lauderdale, FL round-trip

Ports of Call:
Fort Lauderdale, At Sea, Labadee, Falmouth, At Sea, Fort Lauderdale
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
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5-night Caribbean - Fort Lauderdale, FL round-trip

Ports of Call:
Fort Lauderdale, At Sea, Cozumel, At Sea, CocoCay, Fort Lauderdale
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
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4-night Caribbean - Fort Lauderdale, FL round-trip

Ports of Call:
Fort Lauderdale, At Sea, Cozumel, At Sea, Fort Lauderdale
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
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14-night Trans Atlantic - Fort Lauderdale, FL to Southampton, England

Ports of Call:
Fort Lauderdale, At Sea, Labadee, San Juan, Charlotte Amalie (St.Thomas), Philipsburg, At Sea 8 days, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
May 04 2019 Login for rates

7-night Europe - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea, Hamburg, At Sea, Oslo, At Sea, Zeebrugge, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
May 18 2019 Login for rates

3-night Europe - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, Zeebrugge, Le Havre (Paris), Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
May 25 2019 Login for rates

4-night Europe - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea, Cobh, At Sea, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
May 28 2019 Login for rates

14-night Mediterranean - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea 2 days, Gibraltar, At Sea, Cannes, Barcelona, Valencia, At Sea, Malaga, Lisbon, Vigo, At Sea, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
Jun 01 2019 Login for rates

14-night Mediterranean - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea 2 days, Gibraltar, At Sea, Villefranche, La Spezia (Florence/Pisa), Civitavecchia (Rome), Capri, Cagliari, At Sea, Cadiz, At Sea 2 days, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
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14-night Mediterranean - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea, Vigo, Lisbon, Cadiz, At Sea, Arrecife (Canary Islands), Las Palmas (Canary Islands), Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Islands), Santa Cruz de La Palma (Canary Islands), Funchal (Madeira), At Sea, La Coruna, At Sea, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
Jun 29 2019 Login for rates

14-night Mediterranean - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea 2 days, Gibraltar, Cartagena, Valencia, Barcelona, Villefranche, Ajaccio (Corsica), At Sea, Malaga, Cadiz, At Sea 2 days, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
Jul 27 2019 Login for rates

14-night Mediterranean - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea, Vigo, Lisbon, At Sea, Ibiza, Palma (Majorca), Barcelona, Valencia, At Sea, Malaga, Gibraltar, At Sea 2 days, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
Aug 10 2019 Login for rates

6-night Europe - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, Le Havre (Paris), At Sea, La Coruna, Bilbao, At Sea, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
Aug 24 2019 Login for rates

3-night Europe - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, Zeebrugge, Cherbourg, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
Aug 30 2019 Login for rates

12-night Mediterranean - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea, Vigo, Lisbon, At Sea, Ibiza, Palma (Majorca), Barcelona, Cartagena, Cadiz, At Sea 2 days, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
Sep 02 2019 Login for rates

12-night Europe - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea, Vigo, Lisbon, At Sea, Arrecife (Canary Islands), Las Palmas (Canary Islands), Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Islands), Funchal (Madeira), At Sea, La Coruna, At Sea, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
Sep 14 2019 Login for rates

12-night Mediterranean - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea 2 days, Malaga, At Sea, Cannes, Barcelona, Palma (Majorca), At Sea, Lisbon, Vigo, At Sea, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
Sep 26 2019 Login for rates

11-night Europe - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea, La Coruna, At Sea, Funchal (Madeira), Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Islands), Las Palmas (Canary Islands), At Sea, Lisbon, Vigo, At Sea, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
Oct 08 2019 Login for rates

7-night Europe - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, Le Havre (Paris), At Sea, Vigo, Lisbon, At Sea 2 days, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
Oct 19 2019 Login for rates

14-night Trans Atlantic - Southampton, England to Fort Lauderdale, FL

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea 8 days, Philipsburg, Charlotte Amalie (St.Thomas), San Juan, Labadee, At Sea, Fort Lauderdale
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
Oct 26 2019 Login for rates

7-night Caribbean - Fort Lauderdale, FL round-trip

Ports of Call:
Fort Lauderdale, At Sea, Cozumel, George Town, Falmouth, Labadee, At Sea, Fort Lauderdale
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
Nov 09 2019 Login for rates

5-night Caribbean - Fort Lauderdale, FL round-trip

Ports of Call:
Fort Lauderdale, At Sea, Labadee, Falmouth, At Sea, Fort Lauderdale
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
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4-night Caribbean - Fort Lauderdale, FL round-trip

Ports of Call:
Fort Lauderdale, At Sea, Cozumel, At Sea, Fort Lauderdale
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
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5-night Caribbean - Fort Lauderdale, FL round-trip

Ports of Call:
Fort Lauderdale, At Sea, George Town, Cozumel, At Sea, Fort Lauderdale
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
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5-night Caribbean - Fort Lauderdale, FL round-trip

Ports of Call:
Fort Lauderdale, At Sea, George Town, Cozumel, At Sea, Fort Lauderdale
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
Dec 23 2019 Login for rates

5-night Caribbean - Fort Lauderdale, FL round-trip

Ports of Call:
Fort Lauderdale, At Sea, Labadee, Falmouth, At Sea, Fort Lauderdale
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
Dec 28 2019 Login for rates

5-night Caribbean - Fort Lauderdale, FL round-trip

Ports of Call:
Fort Lauderdale, At Sea, George Town, Cozumel, At Sea, Fort Lauderdale
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
Jan 24 2020 Login for rates

15-night Trans Atlantic - Fort Lauderdale, FL to Southampton, England

Ports of Call:
Fort Lauderdale, At Sea, Labadee, San Juan, Charlotte Amalie (St.Thomas), Basseterre, At Sea 7 days, Cobh, At Sea, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
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7-night Russia - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea, Stavanger, Geiranger, Alesund, Bergen, At Sea, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
May 17 2020 Login for rates

4-night Europe - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea, Cobh, At Sea, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
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3-night Europe - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, Zeebrugge, Le Havre (Paris), Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
May 28 2020 Login for rates

12-night Mediterranean - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea, Vigo, At Sea, Gibraltar, At Sea, Cannes, Barcelona, Alicante, Malaga, At Sea 2 days, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
May 31 2020 Login for rates

9-night Russia - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea, Bergen, Alesund, Geiranger, Stavanger, Oslo, Kristiansand, At Sea, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
Jun 12 2020 Login for rates

12-night Europe - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea, Vigo, Lisbon, At Sea, Agadir, Arrecife (Canary Islands), Las Palmas (Canary Islands), Funchal (Madeira), At Sea, La Coruna, At Sea, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
Jun 21 2020 Login for rates

14-night Russia - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea, Oslo, Copenhagen, At Sea, Tallinn, St. Petersburg, Helsinki, At Sea, Skagen, At Sea, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
Jul 03 2020 Login for rates

8-night Russia - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea, Bergen, Olden, Alesund, Flam, Stavanger, At Sea, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
Jul 17 2020 Login for rates

14-night Mediterranean - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea 2 days, Gibraltar, At Sea, Villefranche, La Spezia (Florence/Pisa), Civitavecchia (Rome), Capri, Cagliari, At Sea, Cadiz, At Sea 2 days, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
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14-night Russia - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea, Oslo, Copenhagen, At Sea, Tallinn, St. Petersburg, Helsinki, At Sea, Skagen, At Sea, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
Aug 08 2020 Login for rates

9-night Europe - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, Le Havre (Paris), At Sea, Gijon, At Sea, Lisbon, At Sea, Bilbao, At Sea, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
Aug 22 2020 Login for rates

12-night Mediterranean - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea 2 days, Malaga, At Sea, Villefranche, Barcelona, Alicante, Gibraltar, At Sea, Vigo, At Sea, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
Aug 31 2020 Login for rates

14-night Europe - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea, Vigo, Lisbon, At Sea, Agadir, Arrecife (Canary Islands), Las Palmas (Canary Islands), Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Islands), Funchal (Madeira), At Sea, La Coruna, At Sea, Le Havre (Paris), Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
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14-night Mediterranean - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea 2 days, Gibraltar, At Sea, Ajaccio (Corsica), Civitavecchia (Rome), Livorno (Florence/Pisa), Toulon, Barcelona, At Sea, Lisbon, Vigo, At Sea, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
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14-night Europe - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea 2 days, Ponta Delgada (Azores), At Sea, Funchal (Madeira), Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Islands), Las Palmas (Canary Islands), Arrecife (Canary Islands), At Sea, Lisbon, Vigo, At Sea 2 days, Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
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4-night Europe - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, Rotterdam (Amsterdam), Zeebrugge, Le Havre (Paris), Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
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3-night Europe - Southampton, England round-trip

Ports of Call:
Southampton, Le Havre (Paris), Southampton
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
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14-night Trans Atlantic - Southampton, England to Fort Lauderdale, FL

Ports of Call:
Southampton, At Sea 2 days, Ponta Delgada (Azores), At Sea 5 days, Basseterre, Charlotte Amalie (St.Thomas), San Juan, Labadee, At Sea, Fort Lauderdale
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Staterooms: Interior Oceanview Balcony Suite
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Ship Information:

Rest & Relaxation

  • VitalitySM Spa with an extensive treatment menu including medi-spa treatments and acupuncture
  • 4 pools including the Solarium, an adults-only retreat
  • 6 whirlpools, two of them cantilevered whirlpools overlooking the ocean
  • State-of-the-art Fitness Center, with classes like yoga and tai chi
  • Library and Card Room
  • Concierge Club and Diamond Lounge*
    *Concierge Club reserved for Diamond Plus and Pinnacle Crown & Anchor Society members, and select suite guests. Diamond Lounge available for Diamond and above tier level members.
Action & Adventure
  • FlowRider® surf simulator
  • Rock-climbing wall
  • Ice-skating rink
  • Mini-golf course
  • Full-sized basketball court
  • Full-sized boxing ring
Dining Options
  • Main Dining Room with complimentary, multi-course dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • More complimentary options including Windjammer Café, Jade Sushi and Asian-fusion cuisine, Sorrento’s Pizza, Café Promenade for coffee and pastries/snacks, and room service*
  • NEW The Cupcake Cupboard, a vintage-style gourmet bakery with 30 types of cupcakes*
  • Casual dining and snacks at Johnny Rockets and Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream*
  • Specialty restaurants Chops Grille steakhouse and Portofino Italian restaurant, where for one low cover charge you can choose any items off the menu from appetizer to dessert*
    *Late night service charge applies to room service orders between midnight and 5:00 a.m. Additional charges apply for specialty dining venues. Specialty beverages, beer, wine and soda are charged separately and are offered at current bar menu prices.
Kids & Families
  • Complimentary Adventure Ocean® Youth Program 
  • Royal Babies® & Royal Tots® programming featuring specially designed Fisher Price activities
  • Teen lounge areas and disco
  • H2O Zone kids’ water park
  • Family-friendly activities including games, contests, enrichment classes and lectures
Entertainment & Shopping
  • Complimentary Broadway-style entertainment in the Main Theater
  • Complimentary ice-skating shows in Studio B
  • 10,258 square foot Vegas-style Casino Royale® with 273 slots and 13 tables
  • 22 bars, clubs, and lounges that never have a cover, including Boleros Latin-themed lounge, Dog & Badger English Pub, and Vintages wine bar
  • Variety of name-brand, duty-free shopping on the Royal Promenade including jewelry, perfumes, apparel and shopping for teens and kids

Ship Facts:
Length: 1,112 ft
Tonnage: 160,000
Cruising Speed: 21.6 Knots
Total Staff: 1,360
Guest Capacity: 3,600

Interior Cabin

Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size) and private bathroom. (323 sq. ftPlease note: A minimum number of guests may apply. To reserve this stateroom, please contact your travel agent or one of our Certified Vacation Specialists.

Oceanview Cabin

Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), sofa and/or Pullman beds, sitting area and private bathroom. (338 sq. ft.)Please note: A minimum number of guests may apply. To reserve this stateroom, please contact your travel agent or one of our Certified Vacation Specialists.

Balcony Cabin

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. (214 sq. ft., balcony68 sq. ft.)

Suite Cabin

Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area (some with sofa bed) and private bathroom. (387 sq. ft., balcony 126 sq. ft.)Sleeps up to four people and can accommodate a rollaway bed or Pack ‘n Play. More information coming soon.
Actual stateroom (cabin) details may vary from those shown in photos.
Deck plans coming soon!