Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean “Repositioning Cruises” 2018-2019-2020 Royal Caribbean ships with one-way itineraries (Spring and Fall ship relocation deals) belong to the following main categories:

Royal Caribbean Repositioning

Royal Caribbean Reposition Cruises COMRoyal Caribbean repositioning ships offer new one-way cruise itinerary options for the regions of East Asia (Singapore-China), Europe-Asia transition, and also on Asia-Australia routes.

On the USA East Coast there is another set of repositioning deals on voyages departing from Boston and Baltimore to Florida in Fall. In late Spring are operated one-way itinerary departing from Puerto Rico to Boston, while in the Western Caribbean there are Miami-Panama and Puerto Rico to Tampa trips.

Royal Caribbean Transatlantic cruise ships offer seasonal Atlantic Ocean crossings between Europe and USA (Florida, New Orleans, Boston MA). To the “ocean crossings” group belong also the Radiance and Rhapsody ships relocation cruise deals from Alaska (Fall) and Australia (Spring) all of which visit Hawaii en route.

Royal Caribbean Repositioning Cruise Deals Prices

Royal Caribbean repositioning cruise deals

Royal Caribbean repositioning cruise deals are on sale as low-season discount specials. These are operated each year (predominantly during Spring and Fall). As specials they offer always one-way (usually longer) itineraries and some of the world’s top vacation travel destinations to choose from.

Another feature of the RCCL repositioning deals are their inexpensive to most cheap prices. Royal Caribbean transition cruises are the absolutely best chance for first-time “cruisers to be” to sample this line’s ships – which are the world’s largest passenger ships ever built. During the low- and off-season times, travelers can enjoy some of the lowest Royal Caribbean prices possible. Our information sources are the line’s website RoyalCaribbean.com and the RCCL ships itineraries at CruiseMapper.com

Along with all Royal Caribbean one-way cruise ships and their departure dates, this survey also shows RCCL prices Per Person. They are in USD, and based on double occupancy. These are the cheapest Royal Caribbean rates for the ship’s lowest Interior cabins. Keep in mind that all prices are suggestive and (although regularly updated) they may change due to availability.

RCI repositioning deals 2018-2019-2020 offers

For the 2018-2019-2020 season, RCI ship reposition deals on cruises leaving out of Australian ports to Hawaii and Asia (Singapore – excluding all China itineraries) offer the following discounts and perks:

  • Up to 50% discount pricing is offered for the second passenger booked in the same cabin/suite
  • 50% Reduced Deposit is applicable to cruise bookings made 70+ days prior to departure.
  • Onboard credit is offered for itineraries that include ports in Australia, New Zealand, Transpacific (via Hawaii) and Asia relocation itineraries. The shipboard credit amount varies by cabin grade as follows: Interior and Oceanview (USD 200 per cabin), Balcony (USD 300 per cabin), Suite (USD 500 per cabin).
  • The RCI promotion “Buy One Get One Up To 50% off” is combinable only with standard pricing, Crown & Anchor (loyalty program) discounts and Next Cruise (onboard booking) offers. This promotion excludes deals with group pricing, cruise tour pricing or any other offers, promotions or restricted/exclusive pricing – unless otherwise stated.
  • Note: These offers are usually valid for RCI bookings made through February the previous year.

Repositioning cruises 2018-2019-2020 Royal Caribbean ships relocation

Follows the complete list of RCI cruise ships’ one-way relocation itineraries with ports of call (dates of arrival and departure) and prices PP.

Adventure of the Seas – New York-Quebec-Florida

  • 2018 September 28 – 10-day from New York City to Quebec City, visiting Bar Harbor (30), Portland (Oct 1), Saint John (02), Halifax (03), Sydney (05), Charlottetown (06) – from $680 pp.
  • 2018 October 8 – 13-day from Quebec City to Fort Lauderdale, visiting Charlottetown (11), Sydney (12), Halifax (13), Saint John (14), Bar Harbor (15), Portland (16), Boston (17), Port Canaveral (20) – $890 pp.
  • 2019 May 5 – 12-day from Fort Lauderdale to New York City, visiting Oranjestad (08), Willemstad (09), Kralendijk (10), St Johns (12), St Thomas (13) – prices from $780 pp.
  • 2019 September 6 – 10-day from New York City to Quebec City, visiting Bar Harbor (08), Portland (09), Saint John (10), Halifax (11), Sydney (12), Charlottetown (13) – $830 pp.
  • 2019 October 7 – 13-day from Quebec City to Fort Lauderdale, visiting Charlottetown (10), Sydney (11), Halifax (12), Saint John (13), Portland (14), Bar Harbor (15), Boston (16), Port Canaveral (19) – $990 pp.

Allure of the Seas

  • The ship offers round-trip cruises from Fort Lauderdale FL until November 5, 2018 when it repositions to Miami FL.
  • Starting May 5, 2019 the Allure of the Seas ship offers roundtrip departures from homeport Fort Lauderdale FL.

Anthem of the Seas

So far, the ship has no scheduled repositioning itineraries and offers round-trip cruises from New York City.

Brilliance of the Seas – Transatlantic (Europe-Florida)

  • 2018 September 1 – 16-day Transatlantic from Amsterdam to Tampa, visiting Waterford (03), Dublin (04), Belfast (05), Cork (06), Ponta Delgada (09) – $1950 pp.
  • 2019 May 4 – 15-day Transatlantic from Tampa to Amsterdam, visiting Ponta Delgada (12), Waterford (15), Cork (16), Zeebrugge (Bruges, 18) – prices from $1780 pp.
  • 2019 September 4 – 10-day from Amsterdam to Barcelona, visiting Bilbao (06), La Coruna (07), Porto (09), Lisbon (10), Cartagena (12), Ibiza (13) – prices from $1420 pp.
  • 2019 November 3 – 15-day Transatlantic from Barcelona to Tampa, visiting Cartagena (04), Malaga (05), Cadiz (06), Lisbon (07&08), Ponta Delgada (10) – $1220 pp.

Empress of the Seas – Transatlantic (Europe-Florida)

So far, the ship has no scheduled repositioning itineraries and offers round-trip cruises from Miami FL.

Enchantment of the Seas

  • The ship offers round-trip cruises from Miami FL until June 22, 2018 when it repositions to Port Canaveral FL.
  • Starting May 6, 2019 the Enchantment of the Seas ship offers roundtrip departures from homeport Galveston TX.

Explorer of the Seas – Transpacific (Australia-USA Alaska), Transatlantic

  • 2018 October 5 – 21-day from Seattle to Sydney, visiting Honolulu (11), Lahaina (Maui, 12), Suva (20), Vila (22), Mystery Island (23), Noumea (24) – prices from $1920 pp.
  • 2019 Mar 29 – 15-day from Sydney to Singapore, visiting Brisbane (31), Airlie Beach (Apr 2), Yorky’s (04), Darwin (07&08) – from $1340 pp.
  • 2019 April 13 – 11-day from Singapore to Dubai, visiting Penang (14), Cochin (18), Mumbai (20) – from $740 pp.
  • 2019 April 24 – 13-day Suez Canal from Dubai to Barcelona, visiting Suez Canal (transit April 30-May 1), Piraeus-Athens (May 3), Valletta Malta (5), arriving in Barcelona on May 7 – prices from $790 pp.
  • 2019 May 7 – 7-day from Barcelona to Southampton, visiting Valencia (08), Cartagena (09), Gibraltar (10), Gijon (12) – $890 pp.
  • 2019 November 5 – 14-day Transatlantic from Southampton to Miami FL, visiting Basseterre (13), Roseau (14), Bridgetown (15), St Johns (16) – from $1250 pp.

Freedom of the Seas – Transatlantic (Florida-Europe)

So far, the ship has no scheduled repositioning itineraries and offers round-trip cruises from San Juan Puerto Rico.

Grandeur of the Seas

So far, the ship has no scheduled repositioning itineraries and offers round-trip cruises from Baltimore MD.

Harmony of the Seas

  • So far, the ship has no scheduled repositioning itineraries and offers round-trip cruises from Fort Lauderdale FL.
  • Starting May 6, 2019 the Harmony of the Seas ship offers roundtrip departures from homeport Port Canaveral.

Independence of the Seas – Transatlantic (Europe-Florida)

  • 2018 October 28 – 14-day Transatlantic from Southampton UK to Fort Lauderdale FL, visiting Philipsburg (06), St Thomas (11), San Juan (10), Labadee (11) – prices from $870 pp.
  • 2019 May 4 – 14-day Transatlantic from Fort Lauderdale FL to Southampton UK, visiting Labadee (06), San Juan (07), St Thomas (08), Philipsburg (09) – $1090 pp.
  • 2019 October 26 – 14-day Transatlantic from Southampton UK to Fort Lauderdale FL, visiting Philipsburg (Nov 4), St Thomas (5), San Juan (6), Labadee (7) – prices from $1250 pp.

Jewel of the Seas – Transatlantic (Florida-Europe), Suez Canal

  • 2018 November 5 – 12-day Transatlantic from Rome to Puerto Rico (San Juan), visiting Valencia (07), Lisbon (09), Ponta Delgada (11) – from $750.
  • 2019 January 9 – 4-day Eastern Caribbean from Puerto Rico (San Juan) to Miami, visiting Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (11) and Nassau Bahamas (12) – $370 pp.
  • 2019 March 29 – 14-day Transatlantic from Miami FL to Rome visiting Ponta Delgada (Apr 5), Gibraltar UK (08), Alicante (09), Valencia (10) – prices from $1040 pp.
  • 2019 November 30 – 16-day Suez Canal from Rome to Dubai UAE, visiting Messina Sicily (Dec 1), Piraeus-Athens (3), Santorini Greece (4), Suez Canal transit (4-5), Aqaba Jordan (7), Muscat Oman (14, arriving in Dubai on Dec 15) – prices from $900.
  • 2020 March 23 – 16-day Suez Canal from Dubai to Rome, visiting Khasab (24), Muscat (25), Aqaba (Apr 1), Suez Canal (02&03), Rhodes (04), Piraeus (Athens, 05), Naples (07) – prices from $1250 pp.

Liberty of the Seas

So far, the ship has no scheduled repositioning itineraries and offers round-trip cruises from Galveston TX.

Majesty of the Seas

  • So far, the ship has no scheduled repositioning itineraries and offers round-trip cruises from Tampa FL.
  • Starting November 5, 2018 the Majesty of the Seas ship offers roundtrip departures from homeport Fort Lauderdale FL.

Mariner of the Seas

  • In 2018 Mariner is redeployed from Asia to Caribbean (homeport Miami Florida) with a “Global Odyssey” cruise – repositioning segments Singapore-Dubai; Dubai-Barcelona (Suez Canal) and Barcelona-Miami (Transatlantic).
  • Starting May 6, 2019 the Mariner of the Seas ship offers roundtrip departures from homeport Port Canaveral FL.

Navigator Of The Seas – Transatlantic (Florida-UK-Florida)

  • 2018 November 5 – 13-day Transatlantic from Southampton to Miami FL, visiting Boston (12), New York City (13&14), Port Canaveral (17) – prices from $780 pp.

Oasis of the Seas – Transatlantic

  • 2019 April 21 – 14-day Transatlantic from Port Canaveral to Barcelona, visiting San Juan (24), Philipsburg (25), Malaga (May 3) – $960 pp.
  • Starting November 10, 2019 the Oasis of the Seas ship offers roundtrip departures from homeport Miami FL.

Ovation Of The Seas – Asia-Australia, Transpacific

In April 2016, right after its launch, the Ovation ship was re-positioned from Europe to Asia (China). In 2017, the ship also operates Australia-based itineraries.

  • 2018 October 7 – 12-day from Tianjin to Singapore, visiting Naha (10), Keelung (11), Hong Kong (13), Manila (15), Boracay (16) – from $1760 pp.
  • 2018 October 19 – 14-day from Singapore to Sydney, visiting Fremantle (25), Adelaide (29), Hobart (31) – prices from $1870 pp.
  • 2019 March 30 – 14-day from Sydney to Singapore, visiting Brisbane (Apr 1), Darwin (07), Klang (Kuala Lumpur, 12) – N/A.
  • 2019 April 17 – 16-day from Sydney to Honolulu, visiting Papeete (25), Moorea (26), Bora Bora (27), Lahaina (Maui, 02) – $2220 pp.
  • 2019 May 2 – 11-day from Honolulu to Vancouver, visiting Kailua Kona (03), Lahaina (Maui, 06&07), Victoria (13) – prices from $1690 pp.
  • 2019 May 13 – 11-day from Vancouver to Seattle, visiting Icy Strait Point (16), Sitka (17), Hubbard Glacier(18), Juneau (19), Skagway (20) – $1270 pp.
  • 2019 September 13 – 7-day from Seattle to Vancouver, visiting Juneau (15), Skagway (17), Victoria (20) – $940 pp.
  • 2019 September 20 – 10-day from Vancouver to Honolulu (Oahu), visiting Seattle (21), Nawiliwili (Kauai, 26), Lahaina (Maui, 27&28), Kailua Kona (29) – from $1560 pp.
  • 2019 September 30 – 19-day Transpacific from Honolulu (Oahu) to Sydney, visiting Papeete (07), Moorea (08), Bora Bora (09), Wellington (16), Picton (17) – $1860 pp.
  • 2020 April 20 – 18-day Transpacific from Sydney to Honolulu (Oahu), visiting Picton (23), Wellington (24), Papeete (29), Moorea (30), Bora Bora (May 1) – from $1690 pp.

Quantum of the Seas – Asia

  • So far, the ship has no scheduled repositioning itineraries and offers round-trip cruises from Shanghai, China.
  • Starting June 4, 2019 the Quantum of the Seas ship offers roundtrip departures from homeport Tianjin.
  • 2019 October 7 – 12-day from Tianjin to Singapore, visiting Fukuoka (09), Keelung (11), Hong Kong (13), Da Nang (15), Nha Trang (16), Ho Chi Minh City (17) – from $1110 pp.

Radiance of the Seas – Transpacific (Australia-Hawaii-Alaska)

  • 2018 September 7 – 10-day from Vancouver to Honolulu, visiting Lahaina (Maui, 13), Hilo (14), Kailua Kona (15), Nawiliwili (Kauai, 16) – $1270 pp.
  • 2018 September 17 – 19-day from Honolulu to Sydney, visiting Papeete (23), Moorea (24), Bora Bora (25), Wellington (Oct 2), Picton (03) – $2810 pp.
  • 2019 April 18 – 18-day Sydney to Honolulu (with French Polynesia) – from $1550 pp.
  • 2019 May 5 – 12-day from Honolulu to Vancouver, visiting Nawiliwili (Kauai, 06&07), Kailua Kona (08), Lahaina (Maui, 09&10), Hilo (11) – from $1370 pp.
  • 2019 September 10 – 10-day from Vancouver to Honolulu, visiting Lahaina (Maui, 16), Nawiliwili (Kauai, 17), Hilo (18), Kailua Kona (19) – from $1210 pp.
  • 2019 September 20 – 18-day Transpacific from Honolulu to Sydney, visiting Papeete (26), Moorea (27), Papeete (27), Bora Bora (28), Wellington (Oct 5), Picton (06) – prices from $1810 pp.
  • 2020 April 18 – 18-day Transpacific from Sydney to Honolulu, visiting Picton (21), Wellington (22), Papeete (27), Moorea (28), Papeete (28), Bora Bora (29) – $1400 pp.

Rhapsody of the Seas – Transatlantic (Europe-Florida)

  • 2018 December 8 – 14-day Transatlantic from Barcelona to Tampa, visiting Arrecife (11), Gran Canaria (12), St Cruz De La Palma (13), Coco Cay (20) – prices from $810 pp.
  • 2019 April 27 – 14-day Transatlantic from Tampa to Barcelona, visiting Key West (28), St Cruz De La Palma (May 6), Tenerife (7), Malaga (9) – from $960 pp.
  • 2019 November 9 – 14-day Transatlantic from Barcelona to Tampa, visiting Arrecife (12), Gran Canaria (13), St Cruz De La Palma (14), Coco Cay (21) – prices from $630 pp.

Serenade of the Seas – Transatlantic (Europe-USA), Boston to Florida

  • 2018 August 26 – 16-day Transatlantic from Copenhagen to Boston, visiting Skagen (27), Bergen (28), Lerwick (29), Akureyri (31), Reykjavik (Sep 1&2), Qaqortoq (05), Sydney (08), Halifax (09) – $3600 pp.
  • 2018 October 28 – 12-day from Boston to Fort Lauderdale, visiting Philipsburg (Nov 1), St Johns (02), Bridgetown (03), Willemstad (05), Oranjestad (06) – $970 pp.
  • 2019 April 26 – 16-day Transatlantic from Fort Lauderdale to Copenhagen, visiting Ponta Delgada (May 3), Cork (06), Le Havre (Paris, May 08), Zeebrugge (Bruges, 09), Amsterdam (10) – $2370 pp.
  • 2019 August 25 – 16-day Transatlantic from Copenhagen to Boston, visiting Skagen (26), Stavanger (27), Lerwick (28), Akureyri (30), Reykjavik (31), Qaqortoq (04), Sydney (07), Halifax (08) – $4870 pp.
  • 2019 October 27 – 12-day from Boston to Fort Lauderdale, visiting Philipsburg (31), St Johns (Nov 1), Bridgetown (02), Oranjestad (04), Willemstad (05) – $980 pp.

Spectrum of the Seas – Suez Canal, Asia

  • Spectrum is a new (Royal Caribbean’s first Quantum Ultra class) ship that enters service in 2019.
  • 2019 April 18 – 16-day Suez Canal from Barcelona to Dubai, visiting Civitavecchia (Rome, 20), Naples (21), Piraeus (Athens, 23), Suez Canal (25&26), Aqaba (27) – from $1050 pp.
  • 2019 May 4 – 14-day from Dubai to Singapore, visiting Muscat (06), Cochin (10&11), Penang (16) – prices from $1050 pp.
  • 2019 May 25 – 9-day from Singapore to Shanghai, visiting Ho Chi Minh City (27), Nha Trang (28), Hong Kong (30&31) – $1130 pp.
  • 2019 December 14 – 4-day from Shanghai to Hong Kong, visiting Naha (16) – from $480 pp.
  • 2020 January 14 – 4-day from Hong Kong to Shanghai – $510 pp.

Symphony of the Seas – Transatlantic (Europe-USA)

  • 2018 October 28 – 12-day Transatlantic Europe to USA (from Barcelona to Miami), visiting along the route only Malaga, Spain (Oct 30), arrives in Miami on Nov 9. Prices are from $1150 pp.

Vision of the Seas – Panama Canal, Transatlantic

  • 2018 October 18 – 13-day Transatlantic from Barcelona to Miami, visiting Cartagena (19), Malaga (20), Ponta Delgada (24), Nassau (30) – from $900 pp.
  • 2018 November 13 – 16-day Panama Canal from Miami to Los Angeles, visiting Cartagena (16), Colon (17), Panama Canal (18), Puntarenas (20), Puerto Quetzal (22), Huatulco (23), Puerto Vallarta (25), Cabo San Lucas (26) – from $1200 pp.
  • 2018 November 29 – 16-day Panama Canal from Los Angeles to New Orleans, visiting Cabo San Lucas (Dec 1), Puerto Vallarta (02), Puerto Quetzal (05), Puntarenas (07), Panama Canal (09), Colon (10), Cartagena (11)- from $1270 pp.
  • Starting March 11, 2019 the Vision of the Seas ship offers roundtrip departures from homeport Galveston TX.
  • 2019 April 19 – 17-day Transatlantic from Galveston to Barcelona, visiting San Juan (23), St Thomas (24), Ponta Delgada (30), Malaga (May 3), Alicante (04), Palma De Mallorca (05) – prices from $960 pp.
  • 2019 September 27 – 13-day Transatlantic from Barcelona to Miami FL, visiting Cartagena (28), Malaga (29), Lisbon (30), Ponta Delgada (Oct 3), Nassau (09) – from $740 pp.
  • 2019 October 14 – 16-day Panama Canal from Miami to Los Angeles, visiting Cartagena (17), Colon (18), Panama Canal (19), Puntarenas (21), Puerto Quetzal (23), Huatulco (24), Puerto Vallarta (26), Cabo San Lucas (27) – from $1550 pp.
  • 2019 December 1 – 15-day Panama Canal from Los Angeles to San Juan, visiting Cabo San Lucas (03), Puerto Vallarta (04), Puerto Quetzal (07), Puntarenas (09), Panama Canal (11), Cartagena (12), Oranjestad (14) – from $1390 pp.

Voyager of the Seas – Transpacific (Australia-Asia)

  • 2018 August 29 – 8-day from Hong Kong to Singapore, visiting Nha Trang (31), Ho Chi Minh City (Sep 1), Laem Chabang (Bangkok, 03) – $1350 pp.
  • 2019 June 29 – 9-day from Singapore to Hong Kong, visiting Laem Chabang (Bangkok, Jul 1&2), Ho Chi Minh City (04), Nha Trang (05), Da Nang (06) – prices from $880 pp.
  • 2019 September 3 – 7-day from Hong Kong to Singapore, visiting Halong Bay (05), Da Nang (06), Nha Trang (07), Ho Chi Minh City (08) – from $690 pp.
  • 2019 November 16 – 14-day from Singapore to Sydney, visiting Darwin (21), Yorky’s (25), Airlie Beach (26), Brisbane (28) – prices from $1060 pp.
  • 2020 April 19 – 14-day from Sydney to Singapore, visiting Brisbane (21), Airlie Beach (23), Yorky’s (24), Darwin (28) – from $970 pp.

Best luck with your Royal Caribbean repositioning cruises deals! Enjoy the RCCL’s one-way specials and their excitingly-low prices, and always happy vacations with “the biggest ship” line!