Cruise Overview

Begin your adventure in the city that birthed blue and is home to Rock ‘n’ Roll. Visit the iconic Sun studio where many great artists have recorded music including Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash. Graceland, Elvis’s legendary 13-acre state is hot on the visit list too. Registered a national historic landmark in 2006, Graceland is the 2nd most visited house in America second only to the Whitehouse! Welcome to the ‘Big Easy’ – New Orleans. Located on the mighty Mississippi river and the Gulf of Mexico, New Orleans enjoys a subtropical climate with pleasant year-round temperatures. The city is well known for its round the clock nightlife, vibrant music scene and spicy cuisine that is reflective of its history as a literal melting pot of French, African and American cultures. A true ‘Music City’, New Orleans is the hometown of Jazz. This, along with a wider variety of music is crucial to the city soundscape with it being played and practiced on every corner, in any bar, every day. The city also has a rich history, step outside of the city to out of the former plantation estates where sugarcane and cotton were grown and tended to by slaves before being exported globally. Venture into the swamps and bayou to appreciate the natural beauty of the region, come face to face with many species including, alligators, egrets, racoons and many types of snake. Embark on you Caribbean cruise visiting tropical islands with hidden coves, palm fringe beaches and unique personalities of their own.

  • Blues, Bayou & Bewitching Beaches
  • Royal Caribbean International
  • Vision of the Seas
  • Caribbean
  • 20 January 2019
  • 14 nights
  • New Orleans
  • CDT37984
  • Cruise and Stay

    Included in this Package

  • International schedule flights from London
  • Private transfers
  • 7-night full board cruise
  • 3 nights four star room only hotel Memphis
  • Memphis VIP attraction pass
  • 3 nights' four star room only hotel New Orleans
  • Plantation Tour from New Orleans
  • Rail travel from Memphis to New Orleans

1 London / London

Fly from London to Memphis. Private transfer to 4* hotel.

2 Memphis, USA

Memphis VIP attraction Pass

3 Memphis, USA

Day at leisure

4 Memphis, USA

Make your own way to the rail station. Travel by rail from Memphis to New Orleans. On arrival, make your own way to 4* hotel.

5 New Orleans, USA

Plantation Tour

6 New Orleans, USA

Day at leisure

7 New Orleans

Private transfer to the port. Embark Vision of the Seas, depart New Orleans

8 At Sea
9 At Sea
10 Nassau
11 CocoCay
12 Key West
13 At Sea
14 New Orleans

Private transfer to the airport for your overnight return flight to London

15 London / London

Arrive in London

* Prices are per person based on two adults sharing. Prices may change at any time without notice.

What's Included

  • Attraction Ticket
  • Flights
  • Full Board Cruise & Taxes
  • Pre Cruise Hotel Stay
  • Private Transfers
  • Scheduled Flights
  • Train Journey Tickets

* Prices are per person based on two adults sharing. Prices may change at any time without notice.

Vision of the Seas

  • Large
  • 11
  • 2435
  • Resort
  • 279
  • 2013
  • Ocean
  • 22
  • 1998
  • En
  • 32.2
  • 78491
  • USD
  • 765
  • 999
  • 14

  • Family Ocean View Staterooms
  • Large Ocean View Staterooms
  • Large Interior Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms

  • Family Ocean View Staterooms
  • Large Ocean View Staterooms
  • Large Interior Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms

  • Family Ocean View Staterooms
  • Large Ocean View Staterooms
  • Large Interior Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms
  • R Bar
  • Next Cruise
  • Centrum
  • Conference Centre
  • Aquarius Dining Room
  • Chef's Table

  • Masquerade Theatre
  • Casino Royale
  • Guest Services
  • Shore Excursions Office
  • Aquarius Dining Room

  • Masquerade Theatre (Upper)
  • Centurm Shops
  • Photo Gallery
  • Cafe Latte-tudes
  • Art Gallery
  • RC Online
  • Chop's Grille
  • Schooner Bar
  • Giovanni's Table
  • Conference Centre A
  • Some Enchanted Evening Lounge
  • Diamond Club

  • Royal Family Suite with Balcony
  • Superior Ocean View Staterooms with Balcony
  • Preffered Ocean View Staterooms
  • Large Interior Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms

  • Royal Suite with Balcony
  • Owner's Suites with Balcony
  • Royal Family Suite with Balcony
  • Grand Suites with Balcony
  • Junior Suites with Balcony
  • Family Ocean View Staterooms
  • Preffered Ocean View Staterooms
  • Superior Interior Staterooms
  • Large Interior Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms

  • Windjammer Cafe
  • Pools
  • Whirlpools
  • Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Solarium
  • Park Cafe
  • Vitality Spa & Fitness Centre

  • Observatory
  • Adventure Ocean
  • Teen Centre
  • Royal Babies & Tots
  • Video Arcade
  • Jogging Track
  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • Vitality at Sea Spa & Fitness Centre

  • Viking Crown Lounge
  • Concierge Club

  • Izumi

  • Junior Suite: 240 square feet, balcony 65 square feet, sleeps 3
  • Grand Suite: 355 square feet, balcony 110 square feet, sleeps 3
  • Family Junior Suite: 452 square feet, balcony 54 square feet, sleeps 6
  • Royal Family Suite: 480 square feet, balcony 60 square feet, sleeps 7
  • Owner’s Suite: 515 square feet, balcony 115 square feet, sleeps 4
  • Royal Suite: 1,175 square feet, balcony 140 square feet, sleeps 4

Designed with larger families and groups in mind, accommodating up to 7. The largest cabins onboard, they offer priority boarding, dedicated entertainment seating and private concierge services. A private balcony with ocean views, sitting area with sofa bed, two twin or one king size bed, refrigerator or mini-bar, TV, telephone and private en-suite bathroom with bathtub.

  • Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom: 148 square feet, balcony 33 square feet, sleeps 2
  • Superior Ocean View Stateroom: 190 square feet balcony 40 square feet, sleeps 3

Throw open the doors and let the ocean air invigorate you. Take in the view all the way to the horizon in a luxurious stateroom with a private balcony. 

  • 2 Bedroom Family Ocean View: 230 Square Feet, sleeps 6
  • Large Ocean View: 150-190 Square Feet, Sleeps up to 4

Even after a day of activity there’s no need to lose your sea view – Outside Staterooms give you a panoramic window on the world.

  • Interior Stateroom: 132 square feet, sleeps 2
  • Large Interior Stateroom: 142 square feet, sleeps 2
  • Superior Interior Stateroom: 164 square feet, sleeps 2

Comfort and little luxuries are the order of the day in these cosy and affordable Interior Staterooms. 

The Aquarius, two-tier main dining room, features a grand staircase and huge windows allowing for impressive views. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, it offers flexible ‘My Time Dining’ – allowing passengers to eat when they want, in addition to more traditional two-sitting dining. Tables typically seat 4-12, with limited seating for 2 available upon request.

A top spot with amazing views. Serving brilliant buffet breakfasts, lunches, dinner and snacks throughout the day. Here's where you'll find food from all around the world – from delicate Asian flavours to hearty all-American favourites, spicy Indian curries to authentic Italian pizza and pasta.

Enjoy the pure and invigorating flavours of Japan with sushi rolls, sashimi, our Hot Rock (Ishiyaki) Plates or sukiyaki, all impeccably presented.

A high-end grill where you’ll find filet mignon and mesquite-grilled salmon on a menu that changes daily There’s no better place for a special occasion – great steaks and seafood are the speciality

Serving Seattle’s Best Coffee, Latte-tudes is a hip and happening coffee shop. It's a great place to recharge, or settle down with a good book and a steaming mug of coffee. The menu includes lattes, cappuccinos and espressos. You'll also find pastries, beer, wine and soft drinks in this informal cafe.

Enjoy intimate exclusivity and the personal service of your very own chef in this wonderful culinary treat. Your private dining area seats up to 14 guests who will be indulged in a specially-prepared menu of gourmet dishes and paired-wine prepared by the featured chef. Before you dine, you can enjoy an apéritif with your fellow guests at a chic cocktail party.

Savour great Italian home cooking in this family-friendly restaurant specialising in the traditional dishes of Tuscany.

The exciting Casino Royale offers, roulette, black jack, poker and slot machines, with lessons, games and tournaments for players of all abilities.

This Broadway-style performance space offers contemporary and Broadway-inspired shows, headline musicals and live comedy.

The ship's pool bars make it easy to stay cool in the sun without having to stray too far from the deck chair. They offer a range of refreshing drinks and cocktails for passengers to enjoy.

This nautical themed bar is available on all Royal Caribbean ships. In the evening this is a popular place to be, with live piano playing and singing.

Offering the best views at sea The Viking Crown Lounge is Royal Caribbean's signature bar. Located on the top deck, this glass lounge, offers unmissable panoramic great views.

Watch first-run movies and big time sporting events the way they were meant to be seen - poolside, under the stars. A screen hoisted above the main pool area will showcase all the larger-than-life action.

Diamond, Diamond Plus, and Pinnacle Club Crown & Anchor® Society members enjoy access to this lounge, created to serve these loyal guests with concierge access, complimentary continental breakfast, and evening drinks.

Guests staying in Grand Suite-level rooms and higher, Diamond Plus and Pinnacle Club Crown & Anchor® Society members enjoy access to this lounge serving complimentary continental breakfast and evening drinks. 

The Some Enchanted Evening Lounge with its large windows offers a light and airy atmosphere for guests to enjoy along with a large central dance floor and its own bar.

With a model of a lighthouse at the entrance to the venue, the large lounge acts as the ships second entertainment venue with a host of entertainment and activities taking place throughout the day and night from seminars, enrichment lectures, live art auctions and trivia competitions to karaoke and game shows including The Quest game show and Majority Rules.

The Royal Caribbean distinctive storefronts offer an array of merchandise ranging from logo items, perfume and jewellery to liquor and cruise wear.

Enjoy daytime activities, including classes, game shows and more. Visit at night for dazzling entertainment and jaw-dropping aerial spectacles. Even the glass elevators facing into the Centrum feature LED panels down their entire length, providing a backdrop of moving visuals five decks high.

Experience a 1960s vibe at the all-new R Bar, featuring iconic furnishings and classic cocktails — gimlet, martini, gin, whiskeys and more — all served by the ship’s resident mixologist. And be sure to try the drink specials, specially created to complement the Centrum’s nightly theme and aerial performance.

Special meals can be provided on all ships, when requested in advance, however not all requests are guaranteed. Requests must be submitted no later than 60 days prior to sailing.

A wide range of vegetarian and gluten free meals are available onboard as standard.

Wheelchair accessible staterooms are available on request. These can include electric entrance doors and accessible shower facilities. Priority and assisted boarding is also available on request.

The ship has ramps and lifts on most decks, and hoists are available on request at certain pools and jacuzzis. Please note that passengers must provide their own wheelchairs/scooters or hire from an outside vendor.

There are three distinct types of evening on board: casual, smart casual and formal. Suggested guidelines for these nights are:
Casual: Polo shirts and trousers for men, sundresses or trousers for women.
Smart Casual: Jacket and shirt for men, dresses or trouser suits for women.
Formal: Suits and ties or tuxedos for men, cocktail dresses or trouser suits for women.

There are however certain restaurants onboard which maintain a casual dress code throughout the cruise. On a typical 14 night cruise, 8 nights will be casual, 3 nights will be smart casual and 3 nights will be formal, however this depends upon individual cruise itineraries.

For sailings that depart from a port in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South America and Asia, the minimum age for purchase and consumption of alcohol is 18. , For any sailing which commences outside of the above stated areas, the minimum drinking age is 21. Therefore any ships departing from or calling at a port in North America the minimum drinking age will be 21.

Passengers who wish to use the spa, casino and adult nightclub must be 18 years or over. Those wishing to use the solarium and whirlpools must be 16 years or over. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult when attending the theatre.

The following drinks packages are available onboard:

Select Drinks Package - from $40 per person per day (approx £25)- Includes: Beer (a selection of bottle, can and draught), wine by the glass (up to $8 value), fountain soft drinks with souvenir cup and non-alcoholic cocktails.

Premium Drinks Package - from $55 per person per day (approx £35) - Includes: All house spirits with mixer and premium cocktails, beers (a selection of bottle, can and draft), premium wine by the glass (up to $12 value), frozen & non-alcoholic cocktails, fountain soda with souvenir cup, still bottled water (500ml).

Ultimate Drinks Package - from $65 per person per day (approx £40) - Virtually unlimited options. A combination of all the benefits from the Premium and Royal Replenish Packages.

Wine & Dine Package - from $99 per person (approx £60) - Wine enthusiasts can save up to 25% on standard list prices with a multi-bottle Wine Package. Choose from a renowned selection and enjoy your wine in the Main Dining Room, speciality restaurants or the Windjammer Café.

Evian Water Package - from $28.45 per person per day (approx £18.70). Stay perfectly refreshed with Evian 1 litre bottled water, available in quantities of 8, 12, 16 and 24 and delivered conveniently to staterooms, with savings up to 35% on individual bottles.

Juice Package - from $20.15 per person per day (approx £13.20) - Minute Maid bottled juice packages delivered to your stateroom. Theyre available in a variety of flavours and quantities (6, 8 and 12 bottles) for savings of up to 25% on individual bottles.

Please note: 15% gratuity is included in all package prices.

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