Royal Caribbean ships by size

Allure of the Seas

The largest Royal Caribbean cruise ships are more than three times the size of the smallest in the fleet. So, when you’re choosing a ship for your next cruise, it can be helpful to compare all Royal Caribbean ships by …

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Independence of the Seas cabins to avoid

Independence of the Seas

If you’re planning a cruise on Independence of the Seas then it’s definitely worth spending an extra five minutes to make sure that you get an awesome room! Independence of the Seas is one of Royal Caribbean’s most-loved ships. However, …

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Royal Caribbean Junior Suite perks: Is it worth the upgrade?

Royal Caribbean Junior Suite

If you’re considering whether to choose a balcony stateroom, a Junior Suite or a Grand Suite, you’ll want to know about Royal Caribbean’s Junior Suite benefits. Many cruisers are shocked to learn that there aren’t really many Junior Suite perks, …

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Royal Caribbean ships by age

New Royal Caribbean cruise ship - Wonder of the Seas

Royal Caribbean currently has 24 cruise ships, with more being built and on order. This post has a list of Royal Caribbean ships by year built, ordered from newest to oldest. List of Royal Caribbean Cruise ships by age Ship …

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The best Royal Caribbean ships for kids

Best Royal Cariibean ships for kids

Royal Caribbean cruises are fantastic for families and have many exciting family-friendly facilities on-board. But which Royal Caribbean ship is best for kids? The answer to this question depends on a lot on the age of your children, as the …

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Royal Caribbean gratuities: Everything you need to know

When you take a Royal Caribbean cruise, as well as your cruise fare, you’ll be expected to pay a little extra to the crew members. To make tipping simpler and fairer, Royal Caribbean’s tips policy is to collect this money …

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Allure of the Seas Vs Oasis of the Seas

Allure of the Seas and Oasis of the Seas are both Royal Caribbean Oasis Class ships. If you’re considering a cruise on one of these ships, you might be wondering which is the best… Whilst the two ships were originally …

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Royal Caribbean drinks menus with prices

Royal Caribbean drinks prices

Royal Caribbean cruises include only certain non-alcoholic drinks. If you like to drink beer, wine, soda or other drinks, you can either pay for them or buy an all-inclusive drinks package. This article lists the Royal Caribbean drink prices, along …

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Royal Caribbean drinks package: Is it worth it?

Royal Caribbean drink package

When booking a Royal Caribbean cruise, one very important question to consider is “Should I get a drinks package or not?” To decide whether a Royal Caribbean drink package offers good value for money or not, you need to consider …

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Mariner of the Seas Vs Navigator of the Seas

Mariner v Navigator of the Seas

Mariner of the Seas and Navigator of the Seas are sister ships with very similar Bahamas itineraries. This means that cruisers are often left wondering which ship to choose for the best cruise. What are the similarities and differences between …

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Mariner of the Seas cabins to avoid

Mariner of the Seas cabins

Want to know what are the best and worst cabins on Royal Caribbean’s Mariner of the Seas? You’re in the right place! Mariner of the Seas is a great ship with some fantastic cabins. However, there are some rooms which …

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Mariner of the Seas water slides

Mariner of the Seas water slides

Royal Caribbean’s cruise ship Mariner of the Seas features two fun waterslides – Typhoon and Cyclone. Together, they are known as The Perfect Storm. On my cruise on Mariner of the Seas, I made a video of what I saw …

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Royal Caribbean Laser Tag Review

Royal Caribbean laser tag arena

On our recent cruise on-board Royal Caribbean’s Mariner of the Seas, one of the activities on-board was laser tag. My five-year-old daughter, Leonie, had never played laser tag before and was eager to try it, so we did. Read on …

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56 amazing examples of Royal Caribbean customer service

Leonie with chocolate spread in the mai9n dining room on Mariner of the Seas

One thing that Royal Caribbean is known for is its outstanding customer service. Many cruisers claim to be ‘loyal to Royal’, choosing Royal Caribbean above other cruise lines for this very reason. On our recent cruise on Mariner of the …

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What can you do for free at CocoCay?

Captain Jill's galleon

Admission to CocoCay is free of charge and most of the attractions on the island are free, as is most of the food. Drinks are free if you have a cruise ship drinks package. Some of the thrill rides and …

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