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Royal Caribbean releases 7-night Caribbean sailings for summer 2023

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16 Dec 2021

Royal Caribbean released new 5-night cruises and 7- to 8-night sailings Caribbean sailings for summer 2023 that are available to book immediately.

Allure of the Seas to begin her test cruise today | Royal Caribbean Blog

Highlighting the new offerings is Allure of the Seas will sail from Royal Caribbean's new terminal in Galveston year-round and Wonder of the Seas will sail from Port Canaveral year-round (Nov. 2022 – Oct. 2023).

Harmony of the Seas will move to Miami to be based there for the first time.

Summer 2023 Caribbean cruises are now open, with more Caribbean getaways to be revealed early next year.

Here's a look at what Royal Caribbean has planned for summer 2023 in the Caribbean:

Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas finishes ship-wide refurbishment | Royal Caribbean Blog

Allure of the Seas sailing from Galveston will be the first Oasis Class ship to call Galveston home.

Royal Caribbean has extended Allure’s Texas debut in winter 2022-2023 and opened a lineup of 7-night Western Caribbean cruises. Itineraries include stops at  Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico; and Roatan, Honduras.

The new cruise terminal in Galveston will open in October 2022.

The 161,300-square-foot and LEED-certified terminal, built in partnership with Galveston Wharves, was built to be able to accommodate Royal Caribbean's largest ships, including Oasis and Icon Class ships.

Wonder of the Seas will offer summer cruises from the United States for the first time in 2023 when she sails from Port Canaveral, extending its newly announced 2022 winter season that starts in November.

Cruises on Wonder of the Seas will include 7-night  Western and Eastern Caribbean cruises. Highlights include Philipsburg, St. Maarten; Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas; Cozumel; and Perfect Day at CocoCay.

Aerial photos of Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas | Royal Caribbean Blog

Harmony of the Seas will transition to Miami, offering 7-night Western and Eastern Caribbean cruises to places like Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis; Charlotte
Amalie; Oranjestad, Aruba; Costa Maya; and Perfect Day at CocoCay.

Royal Caribbean gets CDC approval for Mariner of the Seas to sail | Royal Caribbean Blog

Mariner of the Seas will continue to call Port Canaveral home and sail a variety of of 5, 7 and 8 night cruises to Bermuda, and the Eastern, Western and Southern
Caribbean.

And on all 8-night Bermuda and Perfect Day at CocoCay cruises, there are two nights in Bermuda.

View the full list of sailings:

Should you book a 2023 cruise now?

Aerial photos of Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas | Royal Caribbean Blog

Booking a cruise for two years from now may seem like a strange idea, but booking early is one of the best ways to save money on a cruise.

One good reason to book a sailing now is to lock in the price when it is among the lowest you will find. Cruise prices fluctuate a lot, and over time, prices tend to increase as people book up rooms.

You can always reprice the cruise later with the Best Price Guarantee program, which allows for repricing of cruises in case of a price drop.

5 giant suites you can book on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship | Royal Caribbean Blog

Another good reason to book a 2022 cruise is if you are interested in a specific room.  Certain room categories or locations get booked up quickly because of their popularity and limited options.

Suites, staterooms with extra large balconies, and other unique staterooms are popular among cruise fans and booking now is a great way to secure these cabins for yourself.

More about Caribbean cruises:

Europe 2023 deployment delayed

Europe was also scheduled to be released this week, but that has been pushed back.

Royal Caribbean updated its deployment schedule and the Europe 2023 cruises have been delayed for the second time.

Originally, Europe Summer 2023 was set to open the week of December 6, 2021, but they delayed it until the week of December 13. It will now be released on the week of January 3, 2022.

Royal Caribbean redeploys three Oasis Class cruise ships in 2022 & 2023

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15 Dec 2021

Three of Royal Caribbean's Oasis Class cruise ships will play a game of musical chairs for sailings scheduled in 2022 and 2023.

First Oasis Class cruise ship restarts sailings in Europe | Royal Caribbean Blog

The changes include some cancellations and redeployments, partially due to Royal Caribbean's announcement earlier today that Wonder of the Seas will sail from Port Canaveral in November 2022 to April 2023.

The changes apply to previously scheduled sailings on Symphony, Harmony, & Wonder of the Seas.

Here is a breakdown of the changes:

Wonder of the Seas

Before today's announcement, Royal Caribbean had Wonder of the Seas sailing from China.  

Impacted sailings are between October 29th, 2022 – January 17th, 2023.

The Wonder of the Seas 10/29/22 – 1/17/23: China sailings are cancelled, since Wonder has been redeployed to Port Canaveral.

Non-China guests are provided option of 125% FCC or 100% Refund.

Harmony of the Seas

Harmony of the Seas 2020 Live Blog - Cruise Preview | Royal Caribbean Blog

Wonder of the Seas will replace Harmony of the Seas in Port Canaveral, affecting Harmony of the Seas sailings between November 6th, 2022 – April 23rd, 2023.

The November 6, 2022 sailing is cancelled. Guests booked on this sailing will be provided option to rebook on a select sailing or 100% refund.

Harmony of the Seas sailings between November 13, 2022 – April 23rd, 2023 have been transferred to Wonder of the Seas.

Video: One-Minute Tour of Harmony of the Seas | Royal Caribbean Blog

Guests will be auto transferred from Harmony to Wonder in like for like accommodations with price protection.

Guests booked in suites on Harmony will be contacted directly. Downgraded suites will have all Suite Class amenities protected, along with $300 onboard credit per stateroom.

Royal Caribbean also modified the itinerary of 7 sailings:

  • 5 itineraries removed Perfect Day at CocoCay. As a result, these bookings will be provided $100 OBC per stateroom.
  • 2 other itineraries had ports of call changed, with no onboard credit offered.

Harmony of the Seas Live Blog | Royal Caribbean Blog

Instead of sailing from Port Canaveral, Harmony will be redeployed to Fort Lauderdale between 11/12/22 – 3/4/23 to offer new 6- and 8-night itineraries.

Harmony of the Seas then moves to Miami for cruises between 3/11/23 – 4/22/23 to replace Symphony of the Seas.

Symphony of the Seas

Royal Caribbean Post Round-up April 1, 2018 | Royal Caribbean Blog

Symphony of the Seas will have her deployment altered, but not replaced, for sailings between March 4th, 2023 – April 29th, 2023.

The March 4, 2023 sailing has been shortened from 7-Night to 5-Night. Guests will be provided $100 OBC to stay on sailing. They also have the option to stay on 5-night cruise, rebook a select sailing, or 100% refund.

Symphony of the Seas sailings between 3/11/23 - 4/29/23 have been transferred to Harmony of the Seas.

Guests will be auto transferred from Symphony to Harmony in like for like accommodations with price protection.

New itineraries

Symphony of the Seas | Royal Caribbean Blog

Royal Caribbean has provided new deployment fliers to reflect these changes.

Europe 2023 deployment delayed again

Royal Caribbean updated its deployment schedule and the Europe 2023 cruises have been delayed for the second time.

Originally, Europe Summer 2023 was set to open the week of December 6, 2021, but they delayed it until the week of December 13. It will now be released on the week of January 3, 2022.

Royal Caribbean will offer first ever world cruise in 2023

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20 Oct 2021

If you're in the market for an epic cruise, how about one that goes around the world?

Royal Caribbean announced a new 274-night Ultimate World Cruise on Serenade of the Seas that will promises to bring you to amazing destinations across all seven continents.

Royal Caribbean International President and CEO Michael Bayley hinted at this announcement earlier this week, when he promised "big news" and included an emoji of the Earth.

This is the first ever world cruise for Royal Caribbean International, and it will visit more than 150 destinations in 65 countries and 11 great wonders of the world.

Serenade of the Seas will sail roundtrip from Miami on Dec. 10, 2023 and through Sept. 10, 2024.

Fares for this world cruise include business class airfare, premium transportation as well as an evening of festivities and accommodations at a five-star
hotel before setting sail.

In addition, Crown & Anchor Society Platinum status members and above will receive a bonus Seven New World Wonders shore excursion package in addition to other perks, including a Deluxe Beverage package, VOOM Wi-Fi, laundry service and more.

Sound like fun? Here's where you can go on the world cruise:

Round the Horn: Americas and Antarctica Expedition
Dec. 10, 2023 - Feb. 11, 2024 

Three continents, 36 destinations, four wonders The once-in-a-lifetime journey begins in Miami, the cruise capital of the world, and sets course for postcard- perfect Caribbean destinations – like the ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao) – before heading to glacier- studded Antarctica and around Cape Horn.

Travelers can take in four of the world’s stunning wonders along the way in Central and South America, including Chichen Itza in Cozumel, Mexico; the largest art deco sculpture in the world, Christ the Redeemer, in Rio de Janeiro – where they’ll celebrate New Year’s Eve – and the largest waterfall system on the planet, Iguazu Falls near Buenos Aires, Argentina.

One of the most iconic symbols of ancient Inca civilization and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Machu Picchu, awaits in Peru, while sunshine and glamour will welcome guests in Los Angeles.

Wonders of Asia and the Pacific Expedition
Feb. 11 - May 9, 2024

Three continents, 40 destinations, three wonders Guests will venture miles from the ordinary in Oceania, Asia and beyond on the cruise’s next showstopping leg. They can discover the beauty and adventure throughout the Hawaiian Islands’ world-renowned mountainous landscapes and black sand beaches before sailing south to Moorea and Tahiti, French Polynesia, for sapphire blue skies and crystal-clear waters.

The thrills continue with an exploration of New Zealand, before a deep-dive into Australia’s Great Barrier Reef – the only living thing on the planet that’s visible from space. Pristine natural beauty in Bali, Indonesia, is soon followed by two of the most iconic manmade world wonders, the Great Wall of China and India’s Taj Mahal, and gems of the South Pacific – from Vietnam to Malaysia.

Rounding out the expedition are endless possibilities in Japan, with unparalleled culture in Tokyo, street food in Osaka and the tropical beaches of Okinawa.

Middle East Treasures and Marvels of the Med Expedition
May 9 - July 10, 2024 

Three continents, 44 destinations, four wonders This expedition begins in glamorous Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and brings many of history’s greatest mysteries, myths and legends to life.

Adventurers can uncover ancient sites and more world wonders from the times of emperors and pharaohs, like Jordan’s lost city of Petra, the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt, Temple of Artemis in Ephesus, Turkey, and the Colosseum in Rome. There are also less-traveled places to explore, such as Greece’s Olympia, once a sanctuary site to honor Zeus and the location of the first Olympic games.

The journey only continues to even more destinations known for their storied history — like Split, Croatia, and Cannes and Provence in France.

Spain will open its borders to cruise ships in June | Royal Caribbean Blog

Capitals of Culture
July 10 - Sept. 10, 2024

Three continents, 40 destinations The final leg of the Ultimate World Cruise is an immersive, cultural experience that begins in the Mediterranean and heads north. At travelers’ fingertips is the opportunity to discover Barcelona’s brilliant architecture, including Antoni Gaudi’s famed Sagrada Familia and whimsical Park Guell, and savor new flavors across continents — such as an indulgent lunch in a Parisian bistro and a dinner of tagine and mint tea in Morocco.

7 tips for a great Royal Caribbean Baltic cruise | Royal Caribbean Blog

Museums, theaters and galleries line the streets of St. Petersburg, Russia, while larger-than-life fjords await in Norway. Guests can reflect on their epic voyage in the geothermal waters of the Blue Lagoon in Iceland before visiting New York on their way back to Miami.

How much is the world cruise?

If you are interested in booking the 274-night cruise, Royal Caribbean has starting prices available.  There is a discount when paying in full of 10% off the fare by January 6, 2023.

*Taxes, fees, and port expenses of $4,667 USD per person are additional and are subject to change at any time. All starting prices listed are per person, in USD, cruise only, based on double occupancy and are subject to change at any time. Pay in full by January 6, 2023, for savings of 10% on starting Lead Rate.

Pricing for the four expeditions will be announced once these sailings become available to book in December 2021.

How to book the world cruise

Bookings for the full Ultimate World Cruise can be made by phone starting today, with an exclusive one-week window through Oct. 26 for Royal Caribbean’s Crown & Anchor Society Diamond status members and above.

Guests interested in booking can call Royal Caribbean’s dedicated line for the Ultimate World Cruise at 800-423-2100 (US toll free) or their travel advisor.

Royal Caribbean releases new Enchantment of the Seas 2022-2023 sailings from Baltimore

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06 May 2021

Royal Caribbean has released new sailings to book on Enchantment of the Seas.

The new sailings are part of the 2022-2023 Northeast United States deployment, and begin on November 3, 2022.

Enchantment of the Seas will return to Baltimore, offering a variety of longer sailings that range in duration between 7 and 12 nights.

Enchantment of the Seas will remain in Baltimore, having replaced Grandeur of the Seas after it looked like Grandeur would be sold to Pullmantur Cruises.  That plan was cancelled following the global health crisis shutting down the cruise industry and subsequent financial difficulties for Pullmantur.

There are a great variety of ports you can visit during your Enchantment of the Seas cruise, including Charleston, South Carolina; Perfect Day at CocoCay; St Kitts; Antigua and more.

Read moreMust Do Royal Caribbean: Enchantment of the Seas

The new sailings are available to book immediately.

You can view the full list of sailings available to book here.

The release of the the Enchantment sailings follows the release other deployments, including 7-night CaribbeanLong Caribbean Winter 2022-2023Short CaribbeanNortheast and China & Hawaii sailings a few weeks ago.

Read more3 surprising facts about Royal Caribbean's Enchantment of the Seas

The remaining piece of the 2022-2023 deployment schedule is Fall 2022 - Winter 2023 Singapore sailings, which will be released the week of July 19, 2021.

Planning on booking a 2022 or 2023 cruise? These stories will help:

Royal Caribbean releases Long Caribbean cruise itineraries for Winter 2022-2023

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11 Mar 2021

Royal Caribbean has released a new round of 2022-2023 itineraries for sale.

This week, the "Other/Long Caribbean" for Winter 2022-2023 went on sale today, encompassing five cruise ships. These new sailings are available to book immediately.

Odyssey of the Seas will sail from Fort Lauderdale, Florida and offer a mix of 6-, 7-, and 8-night Caribbean sailings from November 2022 through March 2023.  

Once stateside, Odyssey will sail 8-night Southern Caribbean itineraries that visit destinations such as Labadee, Haiti; Oranjestad, Aruba; Willemstad, Curacao and La Romana, Dominican Republic.

The Quantum Ultra Clas ship will alternate 8-night Southern Caribbean cruises with 6-night Western Caribbean sailings that visit island gems Falmouth, Jamaica; George Town, Grand Cayman; and Perfect Day at CocoCay in The Bahamas on every sailing.

Explorer of the Seas will offer cruises from PortMiami that anywhere between 6- and 9-nights long, including Southern Caribbean itineraries. The 8-night Southern Caribbean itineraries to the ABC Islands will have late stays in both Kralendijk and Willemstad on every sailing. Explorer will alternate with 6-night adventures that visit Falmouth; George Town; and Perfect Day at CocoCay.

Grandeur of the Seas will begin sailing from PortMiami as well in November 2022, and offer 5-night Western Caribbean jaunts to Labadee and Key West, Florida, alternating with 9-night cruises to Castries, Bridgetown, Barbados; St. John’s, and Basseterre.

Jewel of the Seas will arrive in Port Canaveral in November 2022 to sail 5- to 9-night cruises. Jewel even has cruises visiting Bimini, Bahamas. The ship will make late-night visits to San Juan and Oranjestad in addition to longer days in Bonaire’s Kralendijk. 

Jewel will also embark on 6-night adventures to western Caribbean destinations, including Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico; Falmouth; and Nassau and Perfect Day at CocoCay in The Bahamas.

Vision of the Seas will call Fort Lauderdale home in November 2022 and offer the longest sailings of the group, with 9-, 10- and 11-night cruises to destinations throughout the Caribbean. 

Vision’s 10-night itineraries visit a variety of popular ports of call, including San Juan, Puerto Rico; Philipsburg, St. Maarten; Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis; Castries, St. Lucia; St. Johns, Antigua and private destination Labadee. The 11-night sailings take guests to exotic tropical locales like Puerto Limon, Costa Rica; Colon, Panama; Cartagena, Colombia; Oranjestad; Kralendijk, Bonaire and Willemstad.

View the full Long Caribbean sailings:

The release of the Long Caribbean Winter 2022-2023 cruises follows the release other deployments, including 7-night Caribbean,  Short CaribbeanNortheast and China & Hawaii sailings a few weeks ago.

Over the next few weeks, more sailings will be released for the 2022-2023 season, although changes to the deployment schedule are possible.

Planning on booking a 2022 cruise? These stories will help:

Royal Caribbean announces its 7-night Caribbean Winter 2022-2023 cruises

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03 Mar 2021

One of the most popular types of cruises was just released by Royal Caribbean today.

As part of its new deployments, Royal Caribbean announced new 7-night Caribbean and Northeast cruises for winter 2022-2023.

Royal Caribbean’s 2022-2023 7-night Caribbean cruises open for bookings today, March 3. 

Symphony of the Seas and Oasis of the Seas will sail from Miami with stops in ports such as Costa Maya, Roatán, Philipsburg, Charlotte Amalie and San Juan. Most itineraries include a stop at Perfect Day at CocoCay, and at least two sea days.

As we reported yesterday, Allure of the Seas will call Galveston home and sail from Texas in 2022 to the western Caribbean, Central America and the Yucatán.

Royal Caribbean’s new state-of-the-art cruise terminal will begin construction in April and is set to open in fall 2022. 

Voyager of the Seas will sail from San Juan, Puerto Rico in winter 2022-2023. She will offer 7-night sailings to the Southern Caribbean, with stops in St. Kitts and Nevis, Barbados and St. Lucia.

Read moreWhat is the best time to cruise to the Caribbean?

Harmony of the Seas will continue to offer 7-night sailings from Port Canaveral to the eastern Caribbean.

Serenade of the Seas will sail from Tampa and offer western Caribbean cruises with stops at Perfect Day at CocoCay, Cozumel, Roatán, Bimini, and more. THere will also be a 10-night sailing along the Panama Canal with visits to unique ports in Colombia and Costa Rica. 

From Baltimore, Enchantment of the Seas will offer a 5-or 6-night getaway to Bermuda, including overnight stays in Kings Wharf. There will also be 8- or 9-night itineraries to the Caribbean that include stops at Perfect Day at CocoCay. 

In the fall, Enchantment will head north and offer an 8-night New England and Canada that visits Maine, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

View the full 7-night Caribbean sailings:

The release of the 7-night Caribbean Winter 2022-2023 cruises follows the release other deployments, including Short CaribbeanNortheast and China & Hawaii sailings a few weeks ago.

Over the next few weeks, more sailings will be released for the 2022-2023 season, although changes to the deployment schedule are possible.

Planning on booking a 2022 cruise? These stories will help:

Royal Caribbean releases Short Caribbean 2022-2023 cruise sailings

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24 Feb 2021

Royal Caribbean has released its Short Caribbean sailings for Summer 2022 - Winter 2023, which are now available for booking.

Royal Caribbean's website has been updated with the new itineraries, which are available to book immediately.

The most noticeable change for these short sailings is all three Freedom Class cruise ships will sail from Florida.

Freedom of the Seas will sail 3- and 4-night cruises from Miami to Nassau and top-rated Perfect Day at CocoCay in The Bahamas.

Independence of the Seas will sail 3- and 4-night cruises from Port Canaveral to The Bahamas, with full-day visits in Nassau and Perfect Day at CocoCay. 

Liberty of the Seas will move to Fort Lauderdale, Florida to sail alternating 3- and 4-night cruises to The Bahamas, including Perfect Day at CocoCay and Grand Bahama Island – a new destination for the ship.

Read moreWhat is the best time to cruise to the Caribbean?

Mariner of the Seas will remain in Port Canaveral as well, now with southbound 4- and 5-night cruises to the western Caribbean and Perfect Day at CocoCay.offering short sailings.

In addition, Adventure of the Seas and Grandeur of the Seas will offer short cruises from Galveston. 

Over in Tampa, Brilliance of the Seas and Rhapsody of the Seas will offer 4- and 5- night Western Caribbean cruises.

View the full Short Caribbean 2022-2023 sailings:

Something else new for these itineraries are stops at Grand Bahama Island, which points to Royal Caribbean's port project in Freeport, Bahamas.

Royal Caribbean is in talks to purchase the Grand Lucayan resort, although those plans are currently stalled as the terms of the agreement have changed due to the global health crisis.

Assuming it does go through, Freeport could be transformed to offer guests a variety of experiences.

The original plans called for a first phase to be a world-class beachfront destination with a 526-room hotel, shopping village, spa and wellness center, water-based family entertainment including a massive water and adventure theme park, a 40,000-square-foot convention center, adventure activities such as zip lines and off-roading, restaurants and bars, entertainment and lively nightlife.

Royal Caribbean and the ITM Group have proposed a revised deal/plan to purchase the Grand Lucayan Resort and redevelopment of Freeport Harbour. 

The release of the Summer 2022 - Winter 2023 Short Caribbean cruises is the third deployment to be released this winter, following Northeast and China & Hawaii sailings a few weeks ago.

Over the next few weeks, more sailings will be released for the 2022-2023 season, although changes to the deployment schedule are possible.

Planning on booking a 2022 cruise? These stories will help:

Royal Caribbean releases 2022-2023 cruises sailing from Northeast US

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11 Feb 2021

New cruises were just announced for sailings out of the northeast United States.

Royal Caribbean pushed up its Northeast 2022-2023 deployments and released the new sailings for guests to book today.

Three ships - Adventure, Anthem and Voyager of the Seas - will sail from Cape Liberty and Boston.

Today's release is phase one of the northeast sailings, and a phase two is still to be announced later.

The array of new sailings include 4 to 11 night cruises to destinations in Bermuda, Perfect Day at CocoCay, and New England.

The new sailings from the Northeast departing from May 2022 to April 2023 are now open for sale.

Adventure of the Seas will transition from Galveston to Cape Liberty in Bayonne, New Jersey and sail a combination of itineraries to Bermuda, the Caribbean and Canada. Cruises to Bermuda will include overnight stays in Bermuda.  New for summer 2022 are Adventure’s 9-night Eastern Caribbean sailings that will visit St. Maarten, Puerto Rico, Bermuda and Royal Caribbean’s private destination, Labadee, in Haiti. The ship will also offer 4- and 9-night cruises heading up the east coast to visit Halifax, Nova Scotia; Saint John, New Brunswick; Boston; Portland and Bar Harbor, Maine.

Anthem of the Seas will resume sailings from Cape Liberty when she returns from Southampton, England in October 2022. Anthem will also sail 11-night southern Caribbean sailings to destinations such as SanJuan, Puerto Rico; Philipsburg, St. Maarten; St. John’s, Antigua; Castries, St. Lucia; and Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis.

Voyager of the Seas will cruise for the first time from Boston, where she will offer 7-night cruises to Canada that will visit Saint John, Halifax, as well as Bar Harbor and Portland. Voyager will also sail to San Juan on a 7-night cruise with stops in the Dominican
Republic and St. Thomas and Perfect Day at CocoCay.

Voyager will arrive to the U.S. to start her season in Boston following a 14-night Arctic Crossing from Copenhagen, Denmark, which will bring guests to the wild landscapes of Iceland and Greenland along the way.

View all of the sailings here:

This is the second 2022 deployment released as part of the winter release of new deployments, with China & Hawaii sailings released a few weeks ago. 

Over the next few weeks, Royal Caribbean will release additional sailings to fill out the rest of the 2022-2023 schedule.

Keep in mind that the deployment schedule is subject to change.

Planning on booking a 2022 cruise? These stories will help:

Top 5 unique 2022 Royal Caribbean cruises you can book now

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05 Dec 2020

Royal Caribbean has released its first batch of summer 2022 cruises, and I hand picked five itineraries that stood out as something different or intriguing.

Every year Royal Caribbean will offer a full compliment of cruises, and many of these sailings are tried-and-true itineraries that guests love.  In addition, a few new or somewhat different sailings get added in and many cruise fans love to look for something distinctive.

I went through each of the releases for summer 2022 in Caribbean, Alaska and Europe to find the top 5 Royal Caribbean cruises worth taking a look at if you want something special from the rest of the cruises.

Bermuda cruises from Florida

Traditionally, if you wanted to go on a cruise to Bermuda, you had to sail from the Northeast United States.  In summer 2022, Royal Caribbean will offer cruises to Bermuda from Florida.

Select sailings of Mariner of the Seas from Port Canaveral will offer 8-night sailings to Bermuda, which include two days in Kings Wharf, before heading to Nassau for a late night stay and then a full day at Perfect Day at CocoCay.

There are six of these Bermuda cruises available to book between May and October 2022.

Read moreRoyal Caribbean will finally offer cruises to Bermuda from Florida

Double glacier sailings

Serenade of the Seas is no stranger to offering cruises to Alaska, but in 2022 she will offer a 7-night Multi Glacier Experience cruise.

Basically, Royal Caribbean is introducing new itineraries that showcase twice the glaciers for one sailing.

Serenade of the Seas will sail roundtrip cruises from Vancouver with an itinerary that features both the Endicott Arm and Dawes Glacier, and the Hubbard Glacier, the largest tidewater glacier in North America.

If that is not enough Alaska for you, you can always extend your stay with Royal Caribbean’s signature CruiseTours, a series of 2- to 6-night pre- or post-cruise land tours led by local experts.

Read moreHow to choose the right Alaska cruise itinerary

12-night Arctic Circle sailing

If you are looking for the combination of different sort of cruise and a European getaway, then check out the Arctic Circle cruises on Jewel of the Seas.

In June 2022, Jewel of the Seas will offer a pair of 12-night cruises to as far north as Royal Caribbean typically goes.  These sailings sail up the coast of Norway and proceed briefly into the Arctic Circle.

Read moreRoyal Caribbean releases new Europe summer 2022 cruises to book

Holy land cruises

Cruises to Israel are a rarity for Royal Caribbean, and in 2022 you can visit holy sites and experience Israeli culture with new Odyssey of the Seas cruises to the middle east.

Odyssey of the Seas will return to Rome in summer 2022 to offer 12-night Holy Land sailings.

These cruises will visit Haifa and Jerusalem, Israel. New in 2022, Holy Land itineraries will call on Limassol, Crete, a bustling city designated in its entirety as an UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Read more7 tips for a great Mediterranean cruise

Oasis of the Seas sailing from the northeast

While Oasis of the Seas highly anticipated arrival for summer cruises never materialized in 2020, she will give it another try in 2022.

During summer 2022, Oasis of the Seas will offer 7-night cruise vacations to Florida and The Bahamas from Cape Liberty in Bayonne, New Jersey.

Nearly every sailing on Oasis from the Big Apple will include a stop at Perfect Day at CocoCay.

For residents of the Northeast, having an Oasis Class ship sail from New Jersey makes for a very convenient option in their backyard.

Read moreRoyal Caribbean releases 2022 7-Night or Longer Caribbean sailings

Royal Caribbean releases new Europe summer 2022 cruises to book

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03 Dec 2020

Royal Caribbean has released its Europe 2022 cruises, which are available to book now.

According to Royal Caribbean these new sailings are available for Crown & Anchor members on December 3, 2020, and the general public on December 4, 2020.

Guests can experience culture-rich adventures on board ships new to the Mediterranean and Northern Europe with Brilliance of the Seas sailing roundtrip from Venice, Italy and Voyager of the Seas launching her first season in the Baltic Sea – the first in the Voyager Class to do so. A game-changing lineup of guest favorites, Anthem, Allure and Odyssey of the Seas – Royal Caribbean’s second Quantum Ultra Class ship debuting in 2021 – will return to their respective homeports in Southampton, England; Barcelona and Rome to create a summer of memory-making in Europe’s most sought-after destinations.     

New Europe 2022 cruises are available to book between April and October 2022, and so far we have spotted cruises on seven different Royal Caribbean ships to book.

Here is a breakdown of where the ships will be sailing from:

Anthem of the Seas will sail from Southampton, UK and offer cruises of various lengths to destinations in Western Europe.

Allure of the Seas will sail from Rome to offer Mediterranean cruises.

Odyssey of the Seas will return to Europe to offer cruises from Rome.

Brilliance of the Seas will also sail from Rome to offer Italy and Adriatic cruises, as well as Greece and Croatia sailings.

Vision of the Seas will sail from Barcelona and offer cruises to France and Italy, as well as Western Mediterranean cruises.

Jewel of the Seas will offer open-jaw sailings between Athens, Greece and Tarragona, Spain and sail longer cruises to Italy, Turkey and Greece. She will also offer British Isle cruises from Amsterdam.  Another unique sailing will be 12-night Arctic Circle cruises from Amsterdam that sail up the coast of Norway.

Voyager of the Seas will sail from Copenhagen, Demark and offer Scandinavia & Russia cruises.

You can view the full list of sailings for each ship:

This is the third 2022 deployment released so far, as Royal Caribbean released Alaska 2022 cruises and longer Caribbean 2022 cruises in November.

The remainder of the 2022-2023 deployment is marked as "coming soon" with no date range of when to expect it.

Planning on booking a  2022 cruise? These stories will help:

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