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About Your Ship: Independence of the Seas

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Independence of the Seas is the third spectacular ship in the Freedom Family. This impressive ship features signature Royal Caribbean amenities, including the FlowRider- an onboard surf park; rock climbing wall with views of miles around, and the Royal Promenade- an excellent place to take a stroll, get a shave, shop at boutiques, bars and lounges, or indulge in some delicious ice-cream. Independence of the Seas will dazzle you with her grandeur while spoiling you with her impeccable service, top-notch entertainment, and endless possibilities at sea.
Ship Statistics
Name: Independence of the SeasRegistry: Bahamas
Builder: Aker YardsCountry Built In: Finland
Ship Completed Date: 5/17/2008Christened By: Elizabeth Hill
Call Letters: IOSRefurbished Date: 4/1/2013
Capacity: 3634Number of Crew, Nationality: 1365, International
Gross Tonnage: 154407Stabilized: Yes
Average Speed: 21.6 knotsMaximum Speed: 21.6 knots
Length: 1112 feetBeam: 183.4 feet
Number of Passenger Decks: 14Number of Inside Rooms: 733
Number of Outside Rooms: 1084Number of Restaurants: 8
Number of Pools: 2Number of Elevators: 4
Voltage: 110/220Non-Smoking Dining: Yes
Non-Smoking Ship: No


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Independence of the Seas
Sailing Date(s): Nov 2015, Dec 2015, Jan 2016, Feb 2016, Mar 2016, Apr 2016
Ports of Call:  Departs From Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida visiting Cozumel, Mexico
Staterooms: InteriorOceanviewBalconySuite
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Independence of the Seas
Sailing Date(s): Nov 2015, Dec 2015, Jan 2016, Feb 2016, Mar 2016, Apr 2016
Ports of Call:  Departs From Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida visiting Labadee (Cruiseline Private Island); Falmouth, Jamaica
Staterooms: InteriorOceanviewBalconySuite
Prices From: $317$386$516$731

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Independence of the Seas
Sailing Date(s): Nov 2015, Dec 2015, Jan 2016, Feb 2016, Mar 2016, Apr 2016
Ports of Call:  Departs From Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida visiting Belize City, Belize; Cozumel, Mexico
Staterooms: InteriorOceanviewBalconySuite
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Independence of the Seas
Sailing Date(s): November 16, 2015
Ports of Call:  Departs From Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida visiting Labadee (Cruiseline Private Island); Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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Independence of the Seas
Sailing Date(s): February 22, 2016
Ports of Call:  Departs From Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida visiting Falmouth, Jamaica; Labadee (Cruiseline Private Island)
Staterooms: InteriorOceanviewBalconySuite
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Independence of the Seas
Sailing Date(s): October 28, 2014
Ports of Call:  Departs From Southampton (London), England visiting Le Havre (Paris), France; Zeebrugge (Bruges), Belgium
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Independence of the Seas
Sailing Date(s): Jan 2016, Mar 2016
Ports of Call:  Departs From Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida visiting Cozumel, Mexico; Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico
Staterooms: InteriorOceanviewBalconySuite
Prices From: $459$574$746$1,034

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Independence of the Seas
Sailing Date(s): November 1, 2015
Ports of Call:  Departs From Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida visiting Labadee (Cruiseline Private Island); Falmouth, Jamaica; George Town, Grand Cayman
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Independence of the Seas
Sailing Date(s): Nov 2014, Dec 2014, Jan 2015, Feb 2015, Mar 2015, Apr 2015
Ports of Call:  Departs From Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida visiting George Town, Grand Cayman; Falmouth, Jamaica; Labadee (Cruiseline Private Island)
Staterooms: InteriorOceanviewBalconySuite
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Independence of the Seas
Sailing Date(s): Feb 2015, Mar 2015
Ports of Call:  Departs From Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida visiting George Town, Grand Cayman; Falmouth, Jamaica; Cococay (Cruiseline Private Island)
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Independence of the Seas
Sailing Date(s): May 2015, Jun 2015, Jul 2015, Aug 2015, Sep 2015, Oct 2015
Ports of Call:  Departs From Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida visiting Labadee (Cruiseline Private Island); Falmouth, Jamaica; George Town, Grand Cayman; Cozumel, Mexico
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Independence of the Seas
Sailing Date(s): October 25, 2014
Ports of Call:  Departs From Southampton (London), England visiting Zeebrugge (Bruges), Belgium; Le Havre (Paris), France
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Independence of the Seas
Sailing Date(s): May 2015, Jun 2015, Jul 2015, Aug 2015, Sep 2015, Oct 2015
Ports of Call:  Departs From Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida visiting San Juan, Puerto Rico; Philipsburg, St. Maarten; Basseterre, St. Kitts
Staterooms: InteriorOceanviewBalconySuite
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Independence of the Seas
Sailing Date(s): Nov 2014, Dec 2014, Jan 2015, Feb 2015, Mar 2015, Apr 2015
Ports of Call:  Departs From Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida visiting Philipsburg, St. Maarten; Basseterre, St. Kitts; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Labadee (Cruiseline Private Island)
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Independence of the Seas
Sailing Date(s): October 13, 2014
Ports of Call:  Departs From Southampton (London), England visiting Vigo, Spain; Lisbon, Portugal; Lanzarote, Canary Islands; Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands; Tenerife, Canary Islands; Funchal, Madeira; La Coruna, Spain
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Independence of the Seas
Sailing Date(s): October 2, 2014
Ports of Call:  Departs From Southampton (London), England visiting Vigo, Spain; Lisbon, Portugal; Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands; Tenerife, Canary Islands; Funchal, Madeira; La Coruna, Spain
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Independence of the Seas
Sailing Date(s): September 20, 2014
Ports of Call:  Departs From Southampton (London), England visiting Gibraltar (U.K.); Cartagena, Spain; Barcelona, Spain; Palma De Mallorca, Balearic Islands; Cadiz (Seville), Spain; Lisbon, Portugal; Vigo, Spain
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Independence of the Seas
Sailing Date(s): September 6, 2014
Ports of Call:  Departs From Southampton (London), England visiting Malaga, Spain; Cannes, France; Barcelona, Spain; Palma De Mallorca, Balearic Islands; Valencia, Spain; Cartagena, Spain; Lisbon, Portugal; Vigo, Spain
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Independence of the Seas
Sailing Date(s): November 1, 2014
Ports of Call:  Departs From Southampton (London), England visiting Philipsburg, St. Maarten; Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Cococay (Cruiseline Private Island); Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida
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Independence of the Seas
Sailing Date(s): August 23, 2014
Ports of Call:  Departs From Southampton (London), England visiting Vigo, Spain; Lisbon, Portugal; Valencia, Spain; Barcelona, Spain; Palma De Mallorca, Balearic Islands; Ibiza, Balearic Islands; Cadiz (Seville), Spain
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Independence of the Seas
Sailing Date(s): August 9, 2014
Ports of Call:  Departs From Southampton (London), England visiting Gibraltar (U.K.); Toulon, France; Livorno (Florence & Pisa), Italy; Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy; Ajaccio, Corsica; Cadiz (Seville), Spain; Lisbon, Portugal; Vigo, Spain
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