Using WiFi, Cell Phones and Internet on the Splendour of the Seas

You can access the internet on the Splendour of the Seas -- there is WiFi on the entire ship. There is also an internet cafe on the Splendour of the Seas.

The Splendour of the Seas is WiFi enabled throughout the ship including cabins. The Splendour of the Seas does provide PC's in RC ONLINE on Deck 8. However, if you want to bring your own, the entire ship is WiFi enabled. VOOM, Royal Caribbean's High Speed Internet, is currently available on the Splendour of the Seas. Voom is considered to be six times faster than typical cruise WiFi. VOOM also permits VOIP applications such as Skype and Facebook!

On the Splendour of the Seas, you can enjoy WiFi through Surf Voom or through Surf & Stream Voom.

Surf Voom Packages Per Day Prices:

  • 12.99 USD for one device (per device)
  • 11.99 USD for two devices (per device)
  • 9.99 USD for four devices (per device)
  • 19.99 per device for a Single Day Pass

Surf & Stream Voom Packages Per Day Prices:

  • 17.99 USD for one device (per device)
  • 15.99 USD for two devices (per device)
  • 13.99 USD for four devices (per device)
  • 27.99 USD per device for a Single Day Pass

Choices for making and receiving phone calls and text messages (SMS) while onboard the Splendour of the Seas.

Cell phone roaming is enabled on the Splendour of the Seas, however, the system can be pricey as the price plans feature international roaming rates and data charges (this can be very expensive). Contact your mobile phone operator to ensure that your account is activated for international roaming and inquiry as to per minute rates and data charges.

As of August 2009, all the major US mobile operators as well as Rogers Wireless in Canada are available on the Splendour of the Seas. There are also several mobile operators available on the Splendour of the Seas.

To avoid shockingly high roaming charges -a nasty surprise for most of us after cruises- Royal Caribbean has introduced fleet wide AT&T Cruise Ship Packages that you can opt for through AT&T! This plan has three tiers, as follows:

Splendour of the Seas WiFi, Cell Phones & Internet Tips:

  • Talk: for 30 USD for 30 days, this tier offers 50 minutes. Overage fees are $1.00 (USD) per minute.
  • Talk and Text: for 60 USD for 30 days, Talk and Text provides 50 talk minutes and 100 texts/videos/pictures. Overages on talk minutes cost $1.00 (USD) per minute, and text/picture/video overages are billed at $.50 (USD) each.
  • Talk, Text, and Data: for 120 USD for 30 days, this top tier offers 50 talk minutes, 100 texts/pictures/videos, and 100 MB data. Overage fees are $1.00 USD per talk minute, $.50 (USD) for each text/video/picture overage, and $10 (USD) per 10 MB overage.
  • Crown and Anchor Society members do receive WiFi discounts. If you are a Crown and Anchor Society member, and you purchase WiFi online before you cruise, you will pay full WiFi prices but receive your discount in credits onboard.
  • It doesn't matter whether you bring your own computer or use the computers on the ship. The price is the same.
  • Prices are per number of devices for Voom Surf and Voom Surf & Stream packages.
  • You can change devices. The Voom plans only specify the number of devices that can be concurrently connected.
  • To change or switch devices, just type logoff.com in your web browser. Then log on with your preferred device.
  • Even with higher speeds, if you are sending emails, get all of your writing done offline and then just connect when you actually send them.
  • VOOM is not available on Transatlantic or repositioning cruises.
  • Internet speed will vary, and will depend upon how many people are accessing WiFi, where your ship is located, and weather conditions.
  • To add the AT&T Cruise Ship package, call 800-335-4685 or +1-916-843-4685. From abroad, these are free wireless calls.
  • The AT&T Cruise Ship packages expire after 30 days.
  • AT&T will not prorate for early cancellation of a package.
 

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