If you have been waiting for Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas to enter Europe and sail from Southampton in the UK, then we have some good and bad news. The good news is the fact that next year you will be able to cruise on Oasis of the Seas around Europe, which bookings will open up on April 11, 2013.
The bad news is the limited availability considering this is a one-off as far as we know, and the only reason you can take a cruise on Oasis of the Seas in Europe would be thanks to routine maintenance that will take place in this part of the world.
We expect the demand for Oasis of the Seas cruises around Europe to be extremely high, which will include those of our readers from the UK wanting to depart on Oasis of the Seas from Southampton and also those that will fly from other parts of the world, including the United States.
You have been able to pre-register your interest for a while, but the big day will be April 11 for booking one of the limited European itineraries for Oasis of the Seas. Royal Caribbean International state that this is a “one-month skip” around Europe, which will feature three cruises on Oasis of the Seas within Europe and two to and from this part of the world that start on Sept 1, 2014.
If you want to depart Southampton, England, on the Oasis of the Seas then the date you’ll need is Oct 15. This cruise will be the trans-Atlantic crossing back to the United States. You will also be able to board a sailing from Barcelona to Rotterdam for 7 nights, and two 5-night cruises of the Western Mediterranean from Barcelona.
If you want to see Europe on Oasis of the Seas book fast, this will be one of the most demanded cruises in 2014 thanks to it being a rare event.