Royal Caribbean Releases New Itineraries Across Eight Ships

Eight Royal Caribbean ships will sail from six U.S. homeports for Caribbean cruises in 2024-25, not counting other homeported vessels.

Travelers eager to plan a tropical getaway will have new options from Royal Caribbean International with a series of new itineraries for the 2024-25 sailing season.

With year-round options and eight ships sailing in the Caribbean, cruisers have a wide variety of choices for their ultimate oceangoing getaway to some of the world’s most popular ports.

8 Ships From 6 Homeports

These new itineraries involve eight distinct vessels with sailings from six different U.S. homeports. The scheduled ships also involve four different vessel classes, giving guests the ability to vacation in any sort of atmosphere, from a more intimate, smaller ship with relaxing features in the classic Vision class to more high-energy, larger vessels in the Oasis class.

Depending on where guests hope to sail from, they can opt for the following Royal Caribbean ships from convenient homeports:

  • Port Canaveral, FloridaWonder of the Seas and Adventure of the Seas
  • Fort Lauderdale, FloridaFreedom of the Seas
  • Tampa, FloridaEnchantment of the Seas
  • Galveston, TexasHarmony of the Seas
  • Bayonne, New JerseySymphony of the Seas and Liberty of the Seas
  • Baltimore, MarylandVision of the Seas

Amazing Destinations

The new itineraries offer more than 20 destinations to choose from, with sailings ranging from 4-12 nights. Each ship offers amazing choices and what are sure to be unforgettable vacation options.

The world’s largest cruise ship, Wonder of the Seas, will continue to sail year-round from Port Canaveral, offering 7-night Eastern and Western Caribbean voyages calling on popular ports like Cozumel, Mexico; Roatan, Honduras; Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas; and the cruise line’s private island destination, CocoCay in The Bahamas.

Wonder of the Seas Cruise Ship
Photo Courtesy: Royal Caribbean

Also from Port Canaveral, the Voyager-class Adventure of the Seas offers 6-8 night Eastern, Western, and Southern Caribbean itineraries, with even more great ports to visit, including Labadee, Haiti, another private and exclusive destination.

From Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, the Freedom-class Freedom of the Seas will offer 7-8-night sailings with Eastern, Western, and Southern Caribbean options. The ship was “Royal Amplified” in 2020, with $116 million (USD) in upgrades to ensure an exciting and memorable cruise for all ages.

Sailing from Tampa, the Vision-class Enchantment of the Seas is ready to enchant guests in an intimate and classic atmosphere with 7-night sailings to the Western Caribbean, as well as 7-night sailings to The Bahamas and Perfect Day at CocoCay.

Offering new options from Royal Caribbean’s brand new cruise terminal in Galveston, the Oasis-class Harmony of the Seas will offer year-round cruises from 6-8 nights, with both Western Caribbean and Perfect Day at CocoCay itineraries. The visits to CocoCay are of particular interest, as it will be the first time sailings from Galveston visit the top-rated private island.

Royal Caribbean Harmony of the Seas
Photo Credit: Andres Felipe Perez / Shutterstock

Two Royal Caribbean ships will offer summer 2024 sailings from New Jersey. The Oasis-class Symphony of the Seas will offer 7-night sailings to The Bahamas, while the smaller Freedom-class Liberty of the Seas is a more intimate atmosphere for 4-9 night sailings. Depending on the sailing date, Liberty of the Seas will be sailing Eastern Caribbean, Bermuda, and Canada/New England itineraries.

For another option from the northeastern United States, the Vision-class Vision of the Seas will sail from Baltimore with a variety of Caribbean, Bahamas, and Canada/New England voyages ranging from 5-12 nights to meet a diverse array of vacation preferences and plans.

With so many new itinerary options available, not to mention continuing itineraries from current ship deployments, everyone will be able to find a Royal Caribbean cruise to satisfy all their vacation dreams in amazing and memorable ways.


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