Twelve Royal Caribbean cruise ships are moving to new homeports next week as the cruise line prepares for the summer cruise season. The deployment changes include three of the cruise line’s award winning Oasis class ships and nearly half of Royal Caribbean’s fleet of 26 cruise ships.
Here is a rundown of the 12 Royal Caribbean cruise ships that will begin sailing out of new homeports in the next week.
Oasis of the Seas – On May 5, 2019, Oasis of the Seas will begin sailing seven night roundtrip cruises out of Barcelona, Spain. Port stops include Palma De Mallorca, Marseille, La Spezia, Civitavecchia (Rome) and Naples.
Mariner of the Seas – After a multi-million dollar renovation and new features last year, Mariner of the Seas is moving from PortMiami to Port Canaveral. The ship will sail its first cruise from the port on May 6, 2019. Mariner of the Seas will sail three and four night cruises to the Bahamas, each with a stop at Perfect Day at the cruise line’s private island CocoCay.
Allure of the Seas – After spending a season in Miami for the first time, Allure of the Seas is headed back to Port Everglades. Starting May 5, 2019, Allure of the Seas will sail seven night cruises to the Eastern and Western Caribbean.
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Harmony of the Seas – On May 6, 2019, Harmony of the Seas will begin sailing from Port Canaveral for the first time. After two short three night cruises to the Bahamas, the cruise ship will sail seven night cruises to the Eastern and Western Caribbean.
Adventure of the Seas – Adventure of the Seas is moving from Port Everglades to New York. Once in New York, the cruise ship will sail a variety of cruises to Bermuda, the Caribbean, and Canada/New England.
Brilliance of the Seas – Brilliance of the Seas is moving from Tampa to Amsterdam to sail cruises to the Baltic and British Isles.
Enchantment of the Seas – Enchantment of the Seas will move from Port Canaveral to Galveston for cruises to the Western Caribbean. The ship’s first cruise out of Galveston will take place on May 6, 2019.
Independence of the Seas – Independence of the Seas is leaving Ft. Lauderdale on May 4, 2019 to sail cruises out of Southampton, England.
Radiance of the Seas – Radiance of the Seas is repositioning to Vancouver for seven night sailings to Alaska.
Rhapsody of the Seas – Rhapsody of the Seas is moving from Tampa to the Mediterranean for seven night cruises out of Venice, Italy. The ship is currently on a 14 night Transatlantic cruise to Europe.
Serenade of the Seas – Serenade of the Seas is also headed to Europe. The ship left Port Everglades this past Friday for Copenhagen. Once in Copenhagen, the ship will sail seven night cruises to Norway, Scandinavia, and Russia.
Vision of the Seas – Vision of the Seas left Galveston on April 19 and will arrive in her new homeport of Barcelona on May 6, 2019. The ship will offer 12 night cruises in the Mediterranean to Italy and Greece.