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Cruise Overview

  • Duration 9 nights
  • Departs 14 Dec 2023
  • Sails from Miami, Florida
  • Ship Explorer of the Seas
  • Flights and transfersNo
  • Cruise code ‍1960021
  • Voyage code ‍EX09E033

Your Itinerary

Miami beach Florida

Miami, Florida Thu 14 Dec 2023

Miami beach Florida

Famous for sea, sun and swaying palm trees, Miami is a young and trendy city which dazzles visitors with its subtropical climate and cosmopolitan lifestyle.

Explorer of the Seas, Royal Caribbean

Cruising Fri 15 Dec 2023

Explorer of the Seas, Royal Caribbean
Amber Cove (Puerta Plata), Dominican Republic

Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic Sat 16 Dec 2023

Amber Cove (Puerta Plata), Dominican Republic

Puerto Plata is the Dominican Republic's oldest city in the north and a tourism pioneer. Nestled by the ocean with a mountainous backdrop, the city offers a lively pier, which is known as the Malecon, colourful shops and opulent homes from the 1800s. The city is famous for Parque Independencia (also known as Parque Central), a park fringed by royal palms and Victorian architecture. In Puerto Plata, you can hop on a cable car for sky-high views, take a tour of the local cacao farms and buy some of the clearest amber in the world.

Cruises to Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas

Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas Sun 17 Dec 2023

Cruises to Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas

Charlotte Amalie is one of the world’s most beautiful harbours; blue waters peppered with sailing boats and green hills dotted with quaint little cottages make for picture perfect brags. Just outside the lively port town, you’ll find ribbons of powdery sand beaches dotted with hammocks. Cruise to St Thomas and explore colonial landmarks like Blackbeard’s Castle or raise a pint of the local lager at quaint microbreweries. And when it’s time to fuel up, you’ll find plenty of beachside bars serving conch fritters, johnnycakes and coconut patties. St Thomas may technically be part of the US, but with its colourful markets, unspoiled beaches and the ever-present sound of steel drums, you’ll feel a world away.

St John's, Antigua

St. John’s, Antigua Mon 18 Dec 2023

St John's, Antigua

With its white sand beaches, glimmering blue seas and laid-back locals, Antigua is a quintessentially Caribbean island.

Cruises to Barbados

Bridgetown, Barbados Tue 19 Dec 2023

Cruises to Barbados

Though technically located in the Atlantic Ocean, this popular Caribbean island is the most easterly of the Lesser Antilles archipelago and a Commonwealth realm.

Cruises to the Caribbean

Basseterre, St Kitts & Nevis Wed 20 Dec 2023

Cruises to the Caribbean

Greens in every shade spring from the rolling hills of St Kitts – an island ripe with eco-tourism adventures. In the port city of Basseterre, you’ll find centuries of history to explore in impressive estates and photo-worthy monuments like the Brimstone Hill Fortress, one of the most well-preserved military structures in the Americas. Cruise to St Cruise to St Kitts & Nevis and venture beyond the port and gear up for a unique climb up the 1,152-metre Mount Liamuiga volcano for views that are well worth the hike. Or hop in a kayak to get up close to a rainbow of tropical reef fish. Looking for something a little more laid back? Escape to the tiny unhurried sister island, Nevis, for smooth golden beaches and clear-water snorkelling – it’s just a thirty-minute ferry ride away.

Explorer of the Seas, Royal Caribbean

Cruising Thu 21 Dec 2023

Explorer of the Seas, Royal Caribbean
Miami beach Florida

Miami, Florida Sat 23 Dec 2023

Miami beach Florida

Famous for sea, sun and swaying palm trees, Miami is a young and trendy city which dazzles visitors with its subtropical climate and cosmopolitan lifestyle.

What's included *

  • FREE On Board Spend of up to $550 when you book by 8pm 22nd August 2022
  • Just a LOW DEPOSIT to book when you book by 8pm 31st August 2022
  • SAVE up to £260 when you book by 8pm 31st August 2022
  • Full board cruising on board a Royal Caribbean ship
  • Captain’s Welcome reception
  • Plenty of dining options available on board for you to experience a range of cuisines throughout your cruise
  • A range of bars, lounges & entertainment venues on board
  • On board salon, as well as a range of shops
  • Full entertainment programme – plenty of choice for how to spend your day
  • Onboard shows including award-winning Broadway style musicals, London stage-shows, original Las Vegas productions and more
  • Vitality Spa & fitness centre
  • Outdoor film nights
  • Family of four prices available on request, please call for details
  • Book with ROL Cruise and earn exclusive Cruise Miles® + your Crown & Anchor® rewards with Royal Caribbean
  • Plus, book an Ocean View or above by 8pm 25th August 2022 and receive a FREE John Lewis gift card worth up to £75

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Interior

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Enjoy your vacation in the perfect space. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed Two Pullman beds in staterooms Size Stateroom: 160 sq. ft.

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Promenade View Interior

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Delight in bowed windows overlooking the Royal Promenade. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. Size Stateroom: 167 sq. ft.

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Interior With Virtual Balcony

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Enjoy a live feed scenic view in the comfort of your room. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. Size Stateroom: 160 sq. ft.

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Ocean View

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Gaze into the beautiful views from your cozy room. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. Two Pullman beds in staterooms. Size Stateroom: 161 sq. ft.

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Spacious Ocean View

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Have a spectacular view for a memorable vacation. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed One double sofa bed in staterooms. Size Stateroom: 211 sq. ft.

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Ocean View Panoramic Suite (No Balcony)

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Enjoy the view through a wrap around panoramic window with your family. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed. Two bunk beds. Size Stateroom: 406 sq. ft.

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Spacious Panoramic Ocean View

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Marvel the view through a floor to ceiling panoramic window. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed in staterooms. Size Stateroom: 191 sq. ft.

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Ultra Spacious Ocean View

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Have a spectacular view in an immense space with family. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed. Two Pullman beds. Size Stateroom: 328 sq. ft.

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Ocean View Balcony

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Experience a spectacular view for a memorable vacation. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One Pullman bed in staterooms. Size Stateroom: 164 sq. ft. Balcony: 47 sq. ft.

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Spacious Ocean View Balcony

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Immerse yourself in a gorgeous view for a memorable vacation. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed in staterooms. Size Stateroom: 179 sq. ft. Balcony: 42 sq. ft.

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Owner's Suite - 1 bedroom

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Enjoy the ultimate suite for a perfect vacation. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed. Size Stateroom: 506 sq. ft. Balcony: 64 sq. ft.

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Royal Suite - 1 bedroom

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Relish an extraordinary vacation in this luxurious suite. Beds One King bed. One double sofa bed. Size Stateroom: 1,188 sq. ft. Balcony: 170 sq. ft.

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Grand Suite - 1 bedroom

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Enjoy a comfortable suite and the extra perks. Beds One Queen bed One double sofa bed. Size Stateroom: 381 sq. ft. Balcony: 95 sq. ft.

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Junior Suite

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An incredible intimate suite with a great view. Beds Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed in staterooms. One Pullman bed in staterooms. Size Stateroom: 277 sq. ft. Balcony: 50 sq. ft.

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Grand Suite - 2 bedroom

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Indulge in a comfortable suite and enjoy the extra perks. Beds Two sets of two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed. Two Pullman beds. Size Stateroom: 610 sq. ft. Balcony: 234 sq. ft.

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The Ship - Explorer of the Seas

  • Occupancy3,114
  • Tonnage137,308 tons
  • Length1020 ft (310.90 m)
  • Star RatingCrown IconCrown IconCrown IconCrown Icon

Filled with unforgettable activities and features on every deck, Explorer of the Seas is one of the coolest island-hopping ships out there. Enjoy enthralling guest lectures, mind-boggling ice skating shows, a step back in time with a 70s disco party and much, much more.

What’s on board: Adventure Ocean, Art Gallery, Cafe Promenade, Casino Royale, Center Ice Rink, Centrum, Chops Grille, Concierge Club, Conference Center, Connoisseur Club, Crown & Kettle Pub, Diamond Club, Dizzy’s, Explorer Dunes, FlowRider, Focus, Giovanni’s Table, Guest Services, Ice Cream Parlor, Izumi, Johnny Rockets, Library, Loyalty Desk, Next Cruise, Observation Desk, Optix Teen Disco, Outdoor Deck, Outdoor Screen, Outdoor Youth Area, Pool Bar, Promenade Shops, R Bar, RC Online, Rock Climbing Wall, Royal Promenade, Running Track, Sapphire Dining Room, Schooner Bar, Sea Trek Dive Shop, Shore Excursions, Sky Bar, Skylight Chapel, Solarium, Solarium Bar, Sports Court, Star Lounge, Studio B, Swimming Pool, The Palace Theatre, The Tavern, Video Arcade, Viking Crown Lounge, Vitality at Sea Fitness Center, Vitality at Sea Spa, Whirlpool, Windjammer Cafe and much, much more.

Experience the Difference

  • Our ABTA membership & ATOL license protects all our package or tailormade holidays booked through ROL Cruise so you can book with confidence knowing you are fully protected
  • Award winning Cruise Miles® loyalty programme; with over 400,000 UK members
  • Winners of more than 50 Cruise Awards over the last 5 years
  • The UK's No.1 Independent Cruise Specialist; delivering impartial advice
  • Customer satisfaction at 98% and a Feefo score of 4.9/5.
  • Expert staff with over 1,000 years of combined travel expertise offering 5★ service
  • Flexible Payment Options Available
  • Celebrating over 25 years as a cruise-only specialist
  • Insurance Guidance - ROL Cruise will assist you with obtaining insurance cover, including Covid-cover.
  • Key strategic partner with the major cruise lines
  • Voted The UK & Ireland's No.1 Ocean Cruise Specialist in TTG's 2020 Top 50 Travel Agencies Awards
  • Ambassadors representing us and guiding our customers onboard and at key locations on their holidays

Royal Caribbean International FAQs

Do I need a COVID-19 vaccine to travel aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship?

Vaccination requirements may differ depending on the departure port. 

Departure port: Southampton

All Royal Caribbean guests aged 12 and over must present proof of COVID-19 vaccination, with the final dose of their vaccine administered at least 14 days before sailing. Guests under the age of 12 don’t need to be vaccinated but will receive a COVID-19 test before boarding.   To be considered as up to date on your vaccinations by all European countries, your vaccination must meet both of the following requirements:
1.    You received your most recent vaccine dose no more than 9 months (270 days ago). This could have been the final dose in your original vaccine series (or a single dose of Johnson & Johnson), or a booster dose.
2.    Your most recent vaccine dose is on the below list of EMA-approved vaccines:

  • Pfizer
  • Moderna
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • AstraZeneca
  • Nuvaxovid

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What amenities are included in my stateroom?

Every stateroom is equipped with a telephone, television, shower, bath, toiletries, towels and a hair dryer.


What plug sockets are in my cabin?

All Royal Caribbean ships have North American 110 volts AC and European 220/230 volts AC plug volts. It is advisable to take an adapter plug with you.


What is the Royal Caribbean International App?

The Royal Caribbean International App enables you to:

  • Check-in online prior to embarkation, making embarkation smoother and quicker
  • Book dining in speciality restaurants
  • See daily activities happening on-board the ship
  • Book shore excursions
  • Book seats to the on-board show

 It is available on-board through the guest Wi-Fi at no extra charge. It is advisable to download in advance via the Apple App Store (iPhone) or Google Play Store (Android phones). It is not currently available on Wonder of the Seas.


Is smoking permitted onboard Royal Caribbean ships?

Smoking is only permitted in designated outside smoking areas. Smoking is not permitted inside the ship or from balconies.


What language is spoken on board?

Your on-board expense account is known as the SeaPass, this cashless system enables you to pay for all on-board purchases and services. You can review your SeaPass account via the Royal Caribbean App or on your stateroom television.

All on board prices are in US Dollars $.


Is there a dress code onboard?

The dress code on board varies depending on the venue, while casual is fine for most venues. Some venues will require smart casual attire. Swimwear is restricted to the Pool Deck. Bare feet are not permitted in any venue.

Casual attire – Jeans, polo shirts, sundresses and blouses.

Smart Casual – Collared shirts, dresses, skirts, blouses, pantsuits, jackets, sports coats and blazers.

Formal attire – Black-tie, tuxedos, suits and ties, cocktail dresses or evening gowns.


How many formal nights will there be on my Royal Caribbean cruise?

The number of formal nights on your cruise will depend on the duration:

3–5 night cruises will have approximately 1 formal night.

6–10 night cruises will have approximately 2 formal nights.

11–14 night cruises will have approximately 3 formal nights.

15+ night cruises will have approximately 3-4 formal nights.

Please note these are a guide only and may change depending on sailing or ship.


Are drinks packages available to purchase on board?

Drink packages are available on most cruises 2+ nights and more – except for 2–3-day sailings travelling from Southampton, England.

Deluxe Beverage Package includes unlimited drinks all day long; Cocktails, Mocktails, Spirits, Liquor, Beer, Wine by the glass, soft drinks (Fountain Soda), premium coffee, water, tea and juice.

Refreshment Package includes Mocktails, soft drinks (Fountain Soda), premium coffee, water, tea and juice.

Classic Soda Package includes soft drinks (Fountain Soda) refills at any venue.

Water Package includes 6, 12 or 24 packs of water delivered to your stateroom.


What dining options are included in the price of my Royal Caribbean cruise?

Each ship in the Royal Caribbean fleet has approximately 14 dining venues which are included in your cruise fare. These range from fine dining experiences, pool side bar food, casual fast food to buffet style restaurants.


How do I book Specialty Dining?

Speciality dining can be booked via the Royal Caribbean International App.

Dining packages can also be purchased.


What are the dining times on board?

Traditional Dining - You can choose between early or late dining.

My Time Dining – You can eat anytime during restaurant hours. It is advisable that you book your preferred dining time in advance via the Cruise Planner to avoid disappointment.


When can I book my shore excursions?

Book your shore excursions prior to the cruise via the Cruise Planner or via the Royal Caribbean App.


Do the excursions require a certain level of mobility?

Select shore excursions have been specifically designed for guests with restricted mobility – to book these you will need to complete an Accessible Shore Excursion Form.


Do Royal Caribbean have accessible cabins?

All ships in the Royal Caribbean fleet have staterooms specifically designed to accommodate guests with mobility and other accessible needs. Royal Caribbean require a form to be completed in order to book an accessible cabin.


Is Wi-Fi available on my Royal Caribbean cruise?

Wi-Fi is available to purchase via the Royal Caribbean App or Royal Caribbean Cruise Planner.


Is there a baggage allowance on board?

There is no luggage allowance on-board, however you must be able to keep all suitcases safely in your cabin and put them through the x-ray machine. If you have a flight, you will need to check with the flight operator if they have luggage restrictions.


Is there a Royal Caribbean loyalty club?

Upon completion of a Royal Caribbean cruise, you will automatically become part of the Crown & Anchor Society. You will earn a point for each night you have sailed, for Suite guests this is doubled.

The more points you have accrued, the more benefits you receive, these range from use of a private lounge, priority waitlist for shore excursions, to special invite only events, price reductions on future cruises and more.


Can gratuities be pre-paid?

Yes, guests can pre-pay their gratuities up to 48 hours prior to sailing.

If you do not wish to pre-pay your gratuities, these will be added to your on-board account, payable at the end of your cruise.


Last Updated: 12/07/2022

* Terms & Conditions

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Booking conditions of Royal Caribbean International and Reader Offers Limited Agency terms of business apply. Savings are tiered depending on grade booked. Offer does not apply to China sailings. Fares are per person based on two adults sharing, except single staterooms, may increase or be withdrawn at any time, cruise-only including taxes and fees. Ports may require a tender.  On board spend is tiered depending on grade booked. Normal Cruise Miles terms and conditions apply. E&OE.

Pre-paid gratuities are compulsory when booking anytime dining on board the following ships - Sailing in 2022: Anthem, Allure, Brilliance, Jewel, Odyssey, Vision & Voyager.

Please Note: The fares showing with flights and transfers included take the fare from the cheapest departure airport available - pricing may differ depending on your airport preference.

John Lewis Gift Card is based on one per booking, for UK mainland addresses only when booking an Oceanview or above by 8pm 25th August 2022. The amount is tiered on cabin grade booked.

Reduced deposit is applicable on new bookings made between 1st August until 31st October 2022, some departures may require full payment at time of booking depending on departure date. World cruise and group bookings are excluded from this offer. Further T&Cs apply. 

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