Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas returns to the UK

Independence sails from Southampton in 2025

After a 6 year absence, much loved Independence of the Seas returns to the UK for Northern Europe and Mediterranean sailings in 2025.

On Independence of the Seas, there’s never a dull moment for kids of all ages. We’re talking two thrilling waterslides, their epic laser game Battle for Planet Z, and an exciting Escape Room.

For foodies, why not treat your taste-buds to the unforgettable Japanese delights at Izumi. Guests can also grab a British classic at the all-new Fish & Ships, score an amazing time at Playmakers Sports Bar & Arcade and then dive into sweet delights at Sugar Beach Candy & Ice Cream Store.

Onboard, you’ll also find beautiful new Panoramic staterooms with floor-to-ceiling and wall-to-wall ocean views.

Itineraries & prices

On sale from 8th November

Prices correct as of 8th November 11.30am and are subject to change.

May

12th May 2025

  • 12 nights Discover the Canaries
    Southampton > Bilbao > Lisbon > Las Palmas > Gran Canaria > Tenerife > Funchal > La Coruna > Southampton
  • Inside from £1,099pp
  • Balcony from £1,610pp

24th May 2025

  • 7 nights Spain & Portugal
    Southampton > Vigo > Lisbon (overnight) > La Coruna > Southampton
  • Inside from £649pp
  • Balcony from £1,080pp

31st May 2025

  • 7 nights Spain & Portugal
    Southampton > Vigo > Lisbon (overnight) > La Coruna > Southampton
  • Inside from £627pp
  • Balcony from £1,030pp

June

7th June 2025

  • 2 nights Bruges Weekend Cruise
    Southampton > Bruges (Zeebrugge) > Southampton
  • Inside from £398pp
  • Balcony from £532pp

9th June 2025 

  • 9 nights Spanish Flair
    Southampton > Vigo > Lisbon > Sevilla (Cadiz) > La Coruna > Bilbao > Southampton
  • Inside from £774pp
  • Balcony from £1,452pp

18th June 2025 

  • 3 nights Bruges Getaway
    Southampton > Bruges (Zeebrugge) > Southampton
  • Inside from £522pp
  • Balcony from £713pp

21st June 2025 

  • 8 nights Northern Europe
    Southampton > Oslo > Copenhagen > Hamburg > Rotterdam > Southampton
  • Inside from £704pp
  • Balcony from £1,132pp

29th June 2025

  • 7 nights Norwegian Fjords
    Southampton > Alesund > Molde > Olden > Haugesund > Southampton
  • Inside from £620pp
  • Balcony from £1,023pp

July

6th July 2025

  • 7 nights Spain & Portugal
    Southampton > Vigo > Lisbon > La Coruna > Bilbao > Southampton
  • Inside from £722pp
  • Balcony from £1,129pp

13th July 2025

  • 7 nights Norwegian Fjords
    Southampton > Molde > Skjolden > Olden > Haugesund > Southampton
  • Inside from £723pp
  • Balcony from £1,110pp

20th July 2025

  • 5 nights Hamburg & Rotterdam
    Southampton > Hamburg > Rotterdam > Southampton
  • Inside from £522pp
  • Balcony from £823pp

25th July 2025

  • 9 nights Spanish Flair
    Southampton > Vigo > Lisbon > Seville > La Coruna > Bilbao > Southampton
  • Inside from £888pp
  • Balcony from £1,374pp
  • Family of 3 from £2556
  • Family of 4 from £3048

August

3rd August 2025

  • 9 nights Spanish Flair
    Southampton > Bilbao > Seville > Lisbon > Vigo > La Coruna > Southampton
  • Inside from £890pp
  • Balcony from £1,376pp
  • Family of 3 from £2562
  • Family of 4 from £3056

12th August 2025

  • 5 nights Hamburg & Rotterdam
    Southampton > Hamburg > Rotterdam > Southampton
  • Inside from £522pp
  • Balcony from £823pp
  • Family of 3 from £1506
  • Family of 4 from £1814

17th August 2025

  • 7 nights Norwegian Fjords
    Southampton > Zeebrugge > Skjolden > Olden > Haugesund > Southampton
  • Inside from £710pp
  • Balcony from £1,097pp
  • Family of 3 from £2041
  • Family of 4 from £2422

24th August 2025

  • 8 nights Northern City Escapes
    Southampton > Hamburg > Oslo > Copenhagen > Zeebrugge > Southampton
  • Inside from £801pp
  • Balcony from £1,267pp
  • Family of 3 from £2297
  • Family of 4 from £2736

September

1st September 2025

  • 9 nights Spanish Flair
    Southampton > Vigo > Lisbon > Seville > La Coruna > Bilbao > Southampton
  • Inside from £775pp
  • Balcony from £1,270pp

10th September 2025

  • 9 nights Spanish Flair 
    Southampton > Vigo > Lisbon > Seville > La Coruna > Bilbao > Southampton
  • Inside from £759pp
  • Balcony from £1,245pp

19th September 2025

  • 3 nights Bruges Weekend Getaway
    Southampton > Zeebrugge > Southampton
  • Inside from £565pp
  • Balcony from £766pp

22nd September 2025

  • 7 nights Spain & France
    Southampton > Le Havre (for Paris) > Bilbao > La Coruna > Vigo > Southampton
  • Inside from £617pp
  • Balcony from £1,003pp

29th September 2025

  • 5 nights Hamburg & Rotterdam
    Southampton > Hamburg > Zeebrugge > Southampton
  • Inside from £448pp
  • Balcony from £748pp

October

4th October 2025

  • 7 nights Spain & Portugal
    Southampton > Vigo > Lisbon > La Coruna > Bilbao > Southampton
  • Inside from £615pp
  • Balcony from £1,018pp

11th October 2025

  • 5 nights Hamburg & Rotterdam
    Southampton > Hamburg > Rotterdam > Southampton
  • Inside from £441pp
  • Balcony from £741pp

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