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  Oasis of the Seas was in Southampton on Wednesday, and Andrew Sassoli-Walker was on-hand to record the visit. He’s been kind enough to let me use some of his images here – thank you once again, Andrew. Here they are:   He was also able to get some shots of Oasis of the Seas […]

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Royal Caribbean’s big ship Oasis of the Seas will be arriving in Southampton tomorrow (15/10/2014) prior to departing on a transatlantic voyage to Florida. She has just finished a short program of short cruises out of Barcelona, intended to whet Europe’s appetite for cruising on these meg-ships. There are currently two of them, Oasis and […]

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No-one will be surprised to learn that internet access while I’m on a cruise is something that’s important to me. For one thing, I like to post blog entries during each cruise, and these do seem to be well received: while my normal page hit-rate is around 300 to 350 a day, the figure for […]

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It’s been another quiet week, which explains the absence of posts. But today we have some news. First up is today’s ‘Cunard 3 Queens’ arrival into Southampton. I gather that they gathered in Lisbon and sailed together from there to Southampton where they arrived this morning. It’s all related to QM2’s tenth birthday and there’s […]

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About a year or so I did some posts on the short season European of cruises planned for Oasis of the Seas this autumn – here and here are links to a couple of them. ¬†Although I had details of her itineraries within Europe I’d missed the fact that she will be calling at Southampton […]

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The prices are coming in for Oasis of the Seas’ cruises in Europe and as I expected they are not cheap. I mentioned in a previous post that inside cabins for the two 5-night cruises were likely to be ¬£599 – that’s just about ¬£120 per person per night. Now I’ve heard the prices for […]

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There is more information around about Oasis of the Seas’ itineraries during her European jaunt in September and October 2014, and also some hints about prices. First, it seems that the itinerary for the first 5-night cruise from Barcelona has changed. The information I had previously suggested that the first one would call at Rome […]

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Malcolm Oliver has published some possible, but unofficial, itineraries for Oasis of the Seas when she comes to Europe in autumn 2014 on his blog. There’s a link to his page below. but essentially he’s suggesting the following itineraries: on the transatlantic voyage to Europe she will call at Malaga on the way to Barcelona; […]

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It’s been widely reported that Oasis of the Seas, the joint-largest cruise ship ever built, will be coming to Europe in the latter part of 2014. She’ll be going into a shipyard in Rotterdam for a ‘service’ – it’s not explained yet what that will involve – so Royal Caribbean are organising a short programmes […]

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