There’s no better way to take full advantage of a cruise that crosses the Atlantic than on a Royal Caribbean International Ocean Voyage cruise package. The cruise line today announced four new cruise packages that extend a Royal Caribbean Ocean Voyage with a two- or three-night, pre- or post-cruise land stay. Guests of an Ocean Voyage cruise package stay at four-star hotel accommodations, most with breakfast included; have inclusive airfare options; and enjoy inclusive transfers and tours to explore the must-see landmarks and attractions of London, U.K., Reykjavik, Iceland, Barcelona, Spain, or New Orleans, Louisiana. Guests also will have ample time for shopping, dining and exploring at their leisure.
Additionally, vacationers who book a balcony- or suite-category stateroom on an Ocean Voyage cruise package also will receive complimentary Premium Beverage Packages for the first and second guests in the stateroom. These guests can enjoy call and premium brand cocktails, refreshing frozen or non-alcoholic cocktails, beers, house wines by the glass, and fountain sodas, as they cross the Atlantic Ocean in grand style.
Vacationers can choose a 16-night Windsor Castle and London package that combines a 13-night Ocean Voyage from the Caribbean to England aboard Independence of the Seas – departing May 4, 2014, from Fort Lauderdale, Fla. to Southampton, U.K. Guests will then enjoy a three-night post cruise stay in a four-star hotel with breakfast, a West End Theater performance, and a Windsor Castle Tour with stops at St. Georges Chapel and Windsor Great Park.
A 19-night Spanish, French and Italian Riviera cruise package combines a 13-night Ocean Voyage from Fort Lauderdale to Portugal and Spain, departing May 1, 2014, aboard Liberty of the Seas. Guests enjoy a two-night extended stay in Barcelona with two-day tickets on Barcelona’s ‘Hop-on, Hop-off’ Bus Turistic.
Vacationers also can choose a 20-night New Orleans and Barcelona Entertainment package aboard Serenade of the Seas, which departs April 26, 2014, and combines a 16-night Ocean Voyage with a pre- or post-cruise option. Vacationers can opt for a two-night pre-cruise stay in New Orleans, which coincides with the city’s famous Jazz & Heritage Festival; a two-night post-cruise stay in Barcelona with a two-day ticket on the ‘Hop-on, Hop-off’ Bus Turistic; or both for a grand 20-night adventure. In New Orleans, guests also have the option to purchase tickets for the Jazz & Heritage Festival.
An 18-night London & Icelandic Escape aboard Brilliance of the Seas, departs April 30, 2014, and combines a 14-night Ocean Voyage from Tampa, Fla. to Harwich, U.K., with a two-night stay in both London and in Reykjavik; ground and air transfers from London to Reykjavik; a panoramic sightseeing tour that visits key attractions, including the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace, as well as a tour to the University of Oxford’s Christ Church and Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon. In Iceland, guests will tour the northernmost capital of Reykjavik; enjoy a day at the Blue Lagoon natural geothermal spa; and visit Gullfoss Waterfall; the geothermal phenomena at Geysir; and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Thingvellir National Park.