Royal Caribbean Shifts to Tiered Internet Plans

By ,   April 24, 2016 ,   Cruise Industry

Royal Caribbean switched from "one size fits all" Internet plan to a couple of different options on all of its ships via high-speed Voom Internet.

The cruise line is now offering one plan for the passengers who want to use only basic web functions, and another one for those who want to stream video and music, or use real-time communication services, such as Skype and FaceTime.

  • Voom Surf Voyage enables travelers to do unlimited basic web browsing, social media and email. As part of a roll-out promotion, if pre-purchased the cost for Voom Surf Voyage is: US$9.99 per day (for one device); US$16.99 per day (2 devices); US$23.99 per day (3 devices); US$27.99 per day (4 devices); and US$31.99 per day (5 devices).
  • Voom Surf + Stream provides all the same access but includes the ability to stream music and movies, as well as to use video chat, texting and VoIP apps. Pricing, when purchased ahead of cruise, is: US$12.99 per day (for one device); US$22.99 per day (2 devices); US$31.99 per day (3 devices); US$39.99 per day (4 devices); and US$41.99 per day (5 devices).

Royal Caribbean ships with Voom include: Allure of the Seas, Anthem of the Seas, Freedom of the Seas, Oasis of the Seas, Ovation of the Seas and Quantum of the Seas.