Hurricane

Hurricane Joaquin forces Royal Caribbean to change Enchantment of the Seas itinerary

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02Oct2015

Royal Caribbean has altered the itinerary for Enchantment of the Seas due to Hurricane Joaquin.

Due to the current path of the hurricane, Enchantment of the Seas will not be able to call on Nassau, Bahamas as originally scheduled. Instead, the ship will sail to Freeport, Bahamas in an effort to try to find the calmest seas possible. 

No other Royal Caribbean ship itineraries have been changed yet.  This marks the first Royal Caribbean ship to be affected directly by the hurricane.

Royal Caribbean will continue to closely monitor weather conditions and will provide updates as soon as they become available.

Royal Caribbean changes Freedom of the Seas departure time due to Tropical Storm Erika

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28Aug2015

Royal Caribbean announced the boarding time for Freedom of the Seas will be changed due to the predicted path for Tropical Storm Erika,

Royal Caribbean is asking all guests on Freedom of the Seas that are departing this Sunday to arrive to the ship between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The ship will now depart at 3:30 p.m.

Royal Caribbean has previously changed the boarding time for Independence of the Seas and altered Adventure of the Seas' itinerary due to Tropical Storm Erika.

Royal Caribbean also indicated they are monitoring Erika's path and changes could be coming to Enchantment of the Seas & Majesty of the Seas.

Royal Caribbean will announce any further changes, with the next update coming on August 29 at 5pm.

Tropical Storm Erika forces Royal Caribbean to change Independence of the Seas itinerary

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27Aug2015

Royal Caribbean announced today a change in the itinerary for Independence of the Seas due to the anticipated path of Tropical Storm Erika.

Independence of the Seas will now depart Port Everglades at 3:00 p.m. Check in and boarding will take place between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Royal Caribbean also indicated they are monitoring Erika's path and changes could be coming to Adventure of the Seas, Enchantment of the Seas, Majesty of the Seas, Oasis of the Seas and Freedom of the Seas.

Royal Caribbean will announce any further changes, with the next update coming on August 28 at 5pm.

Tropical Storm Erika's path forces Royal Caribbean to change itinerary of Adventure of the Seas

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26Aug2015

Royal Caribbean announced today that due to the path of Tropical Storm Erika, Adventure of the Seas is changing the itinerary for her current sailing.

Guests onboard Adventure of the Seas tell us the ship had planned to have a sea day on Thursday and visit St. Thomas on Friday but instead, the ship will visit Curacao tomorrow and have a sea day on Friday.

This is the second time this sailing of Adventure of the Seas has had her itinerary changed.  Last week, Royal Caribbean changed Adventure of the Seas' route to avoid Hurricane Danny.

Royal Caribbean also indicated they are monitoring Erika's path and changes could be coming to Oasis of the Seas, Freedom of the Seas and Independence of the Seas.

Royal Caribbean will announce any further changes, with the next update coming on August 27 at 4pm.

Hurricane Danny changes itinerary for Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas

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22Aug2015

Royal Caribbean announced today it will change the itinerary for Freedom of the Seas due to the projected path of Hurricane Danny.

Freedom of the Seas will not be able to call on St. Thomas and St. Maarten as originally scheduled. Instead, the ship will sail to Montego Bay, Jamaica, Georgetown, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel, Mexico, in an effort to try to find the calmest seas possible.

Yesterday, Royal Caribbean announced itinerary changes for Oasis of the Seas and Adventure of the Seas due to Hurricane Danny.

Royal Caribbean also noted there could be possible changes for Navigator of the Seas and Independence of the Seas depending on the storm's path.

Hurricane Danny changes itineraries for Adventure of the Seas and Oasis of the Seas

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21Aug2015

Royal Caribbean announced this evening that due to the anticipated path of Hurricane Danny in the Atlantic, two Royal Caribbean cruise ships will have their itinerary changed.

Adventure of the Seas, which departs from San Juan, Puerto Rico, will not call on St. Johns, Antigua, Castries, St. Lucia and Bridgetown, Barbados this weekend.

Oasis of the Seas will also skip her scheduled Eastern Caribbean itinerary and instead, sail a Western Caribbean route with stops in Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico.

Royal Caribbean also indicated passengers sailing on Freedom of the Seas, Navigator of the Seas and Independence of the Seas to stay tuned for further updates if the storm's track will impact their itinerary.

Royal Caribbean is monitoring the progress of Hurricane Danny and will make further updates as needed.

Royal Caribbean alters Explorer of the Seas itinerary due to Hurricane Gonzalo

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17Oct2014

Royal Caribbean announced today that Explorer of the Seas will have to change its itinerary and skip its planned stop in Bermuda due to the expected path of Hurricane Gonzalo.

Bermuda officials have asked Royal Caribbean not to visit the island while recovery efforts are underway.  As a result, the October 18 sailing of Explorer of the Seas will instead sail north to Canada.

Explorer of the Seas will now call to Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Monday, October 20, from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and St. John, New Brunswick, on Tuesday, October 21, from 09:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

Royal Caribbean will compensate passengers for the change in plans by offering them a future cruise certificate worth 25% of the cruise fare paid for their sailing. This certificate may be used for a future cruise on any Royal Caribbean ship. 

Tropical Storm Fay alters Royal Caribbean's Explorer of the Seas itinerary

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12Oct2014

Royal Caribbean's Explorer of the Seas will have to skip a stop in St. Maarten on October 13 and instead go directly to San Juan, Puerto Rico due to Tropical Storm Fay and another unanmed storm in the Atlantic ocean.

Cruise Critic is reporting the change, which will result in Explorer of the Seas arriving in San Juan at 2pm and stay overnight in port.

A Royal Caribbean spokeswoman told Cruise Critic: "The change was due to Tropical Storm Fay and Investigative Area 90 (the low pressure system). Explorer was scheduled to call at San Juan on Tuesday so we have extended the call [to two days]."

Explorer of the Seas is in the middle of a 9-night cruise from Cape Liberty, New Jersey.

Tropical Storm Cristobal alters two Royal Caribbean cruise ship itineraries

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24Aug2014

Tropical Storm Cristobal is causing Royal Caribbean to change its itineraries for two of the world's largest cruise ships.

Oasis of the Seas will skip its scheduled stop in Nassau today, August 24 and will instead have a sea day.

Freedom of the Seas will not stop at Royal Caribbean's private island of CocoCay on August 25 and will have a sea day instead.

Royal Caribbean cancels stops at CocoCay due to Tropical Storm Arthur

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03Jul2014

Tropical Storm Arthur forced Royal Caribbean to cancel stops at its private island of CocoCay yesteday and today.

Majesty of the Seas will spend its day at sea instead of at CocoCay.

Enchantment of the Seas cancelled its arrival at CocoCay yesterday and stayed in Nassau overnight instead.

Grandeur of the Seas skipped its stop at CocoCay and instead took a sea day on its way back to Baltimore.

 

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