The world’s most innovative cruise line, Royal Caribbean International has today opened its 2017/18 Australian summer season for sale, including cruises for the US$1 billion Ovation of the Seas’ second local season.
To celebrate, Royal Caribbean is offering launch savings of up to $1,300 per person off the standard cruise fare when booked before 31 May 2016. Fares start from as little as $999 per person for an eight-night South Pacific roundtrip cruise onboard Voyager of the Seas, departing Sydney on 12 December 2017. Or choose a three-night taster cruise departing Sydney on 2 February 2018 from $399 per person, also onboard Aussie favourite, Voyager of the Seas.
Together, Ovation of the Seas, Explorer of the Seas, Voyager of the Seas and Radiance of the Seas will offer 66 sailings ranging from two to 23 nights during the 2017/18 season. From September 2017 through to April 2018 the four megaliners will call at 46 ports across Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific, Asia and North America with departures from Sydney, Fremantle, Auckland, Singapore, Honolulu and Seattle.
Highlights of the season include family-fun sister ships Voyager of the Seas and Explorer of the Seas sailing predominantly South Pacific itineraries, whileOvation of the Seas and Radiance of the Seas will cruise Australia and New Zealand. The 2017/18 season will see more overnights such as Adelaide for Explorer of the Seas and Radiance of the Seas, new destinations such as Wollongong, and more open-jaw itineraries like Radiance of the Seas’ sailings between Sydney and Auckland.
Royal Caribbean International remains the biggest cruise line in Sydney over the summer season – with bigger ships carrying more guests than any other cruise line.