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First Time Cruisers

What's So Epic About Cruises?

Imagine a holiday so big and bold it defies imagination. An amped-up mix of a resort-style escape and a memory-maxing voyage to bucket-list destinations. It’s packed with epic thrills – like the first-at-sea skydiving simulator RipCord® by iFly® and heart-pounding bumper car action at SeaPlex® – to must-have “me-time” chills at the spa and adults-only Solarium. Delicious dining, spectacular Broadway productions, and activities for every family member – a Royal Caribbean® cruise from Southampton is an adventure with no wave left unturned.

 

Not Your Typical Holiday

From the high-flying North Star® capsule to top-notch dining and elevated accommodations, it’s time for an altitude adjustment. This is not how our parents cruised.

Sail With the Best

For 21 consecutive years, Royal Caribbean has been voted Best Cruise Line Overall by Travel Weekly readers. This honour reflects our unwavering commitment to our guests and to providing them experiences that are unforgettable first-at-sea game-changers.

EXPLORE THE ROYAL CRUISE EXPERIENCE

Suite Dreams

Spacious and beautifully appointed, the staterooms on your cruise from Southampton are the perfect place to unwind after a day of adventure. From inner staterooms with real-time virtual balconies to stunning suites packed with perks, your accommodations will exceed expectations.

EXPLORE STATEROOMS

FAMILY FRIENDLY

Looking for a family holiday all will love? Enjoy a wide variety of food, incredible entertainment and unforgettable activities for all ages- all included in your fare on a Royal Caribbean cruise.

EXPLORE FAMILY HOLIDAYS

WHat to do on board

Whether your idea of play is tide-taming on the FlowRider® surf-simulator, starring in a high-octane game show, or getting glammed up at the spa, everyone will find their jam. Adventure Ocean® Youth Program for the kiddos. Art auctions and wine tasting for mum and dad. Poolside movie nights for everyone. This is the good life.

EXPLORE ONBOARD ACTIVITIES

STAY CONNECTED

Now available on your Royal Caribbean® cruise from Southampton, VOOM® is the fastest internet at sea, connecting you to loved ones 24/7. With the VOOM® Surf + Stream Package, you can message, video chat, browse the web, send emails, post on social media, stream your favourite content, and more. Share your adventure!

LEARN MORE ABOUT ON BOARD WIFI

Feast Royally

Regardless of the length of your holiday – weekend mini-cruise or extended holiday – sampling delicious dishes is a massive part of the experience! Standouts include the exclusive Chef’s Table, umami-rich Izumi Japanese Cuisine and Jamie's Italian by Jamie Oliver with its Tuscan-inspired cuisine.

EXPLORE CRUISE DINING


CUSTOMISE YOUR CRUISE

Personalise your family’s cruise with your choice of beverage and dinner packages, plus shore excursions that immerse you into local culture and can’t-miss sights.

Quench Your Thirst

Your cruise fare includes options like coffee, tea, milk, and lemonade and other drinks can be purchased on-the-go. For extra-thirsty families, the Soft Drink Package, the Refreshment Package – which also features fresh juices and mocktails – or the alcohol-inclusive Deluxe Beverage Package are solid cost-saving hacks.

EXPLORE BEVERAGE PACKAGES

Treat Your Tastebuds

From craveable fast bites to bountiful buffets, many all-inclusive eateries await. But why not launch on an adventure of epicurean proportions with a Speciality Dining Package? You’ll save on non-inclusive options – like Wonderland Imaginative Cuisine, a thrilling through-the-looking glass experience. 

EXPLORE ONBOARD DINING

Explore the Local Scene

Immerse yourself in the local scene with Shore Excursions, the best way to discover more. From tours of ancient historical sites and cultural landmarks to nature treks and cooking classes, our Shore Excursions cover a wide range of categories.

EXPLORE SHORE EXCURSIONS

INSIDER TIPS: HOW TO PLAN YOUR CRUISE

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Start by zeroing in on where you would like to go. Is it close to home or an international getaway? A great thing about cruises is that you can visit multiple destinations on the same voyage, so be sure to check out the available itineraries and their ports of call.

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How long can you get away? You’ll find cruises from Southampton ranging from 2-night mini-cruises to 15-night Transatlantic holidays, and plenty of options for leisurely Mediterranean and European cruises.

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A third consideration involves the ship you would like to choose as your home away from home. The Royal Caribbean fleet boasts amazing ships such as the current world’s largest, Wonder of the Seas℠ – to be upstaged in 2024 by a mind-bending newcomer, Icon of the Seas℠.

Award Winning Fleet

Seven Royal Caribbean ship classes and 27 award-winning ships offer endless possibilities for an unforgettable holiday. From intimate vessels to the largest ships at sea, a variety of options to choose from. Each ship class boasts its unique features and amenities that cater to different preferences and interests. Whether you're looking for a family-friendly adventure or a romantic getaway, there's a ship and itinerary that has your name on it. Cruising from Southampton, Anthem of the Seas® is a favourite Quantum Class vessel packed with endless ways to play.

WHAT TO KNOW
BEFORE YOU GO
Crusing Insider

When going on a European cruise, with its charming coastal towns, history-soaked sites and deliciously fresh dishes–is a magical destination. Your 2023 cruise is generally all-inclusive and a great deal for an epic holiday, but if you don’t want to go sightseeing solo, consider springing for a carefully curated and convenient shore excursion. Either way, non-stop adventure is on the agenda!

Ready to bring on the thrills? Explore the stunning Norwegian Fjords, the diverse Canary Islands, or the historic Mediterranean on a cruise from Southampton.

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