CRUISING WITH CELEBRITY CRUISES
Celebrity Cruises is a premium cruise line that delivers a contemporary cruise experience amongst innovative design and décor, impeccable service and unparalleled spa and dining options. At Celebrity Cruises, exceptional service is just the beginning of a true departure.
At Celebrity Cruises, exceptional service is just the beginning of a true departure. They truly value their staff and take pride in their wonderful and attentive attitude to their work. Guests also rate the service they receive highly, something they are continuously proud of.
Staff Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
With one staff member for every two guests, Celebrity's personal service anticipates your every need. In your stateroom, outside by the pool, in the AquaSpa, anywhere at all, at anytime, the onboard family goes the extra mile to ensure every aspect of your cruise is just the way you want it.
Combining traditional European hospitality and warm engaging service, Celebrity's service is consistently top-rated by such experts as Condé Nast Traveller.
- One member of staff for every two guests
- Handpicked because of their dedication and professionalism
- They have the experience to anticipate customers' needs
- Their reputation is unrivalled among cruise lines
- They are attentive yet unobtrusive
Stateroom attendant Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Every stateroom comes with a dedicated stateroom attendant who takes pride in ensuring that during your stay with us you'll want for nothing.
- Tidy and clean your stateroom several times a day
- Provide fresh towels daily
- Top-up the minibar and bring fresh ice and water
- Provide a laundry service
- Assist with packing and unpacking
Personal Butler in Suites Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Each suite comes with a Personal Butler service, 24-hours a day. There to indulge every need, this person is assigned to a guest's suite throughout their cruise and becomes a familiar and valued friendly face.
- Bring breakfast, lunch and dinner
- Provide fresh towels daily
- Serve afternoon tea
- Bring daily canapés at 4pm
- Serve complimentary espressos and cappuccinos
CELEBRITY CRUISES LIFE ONBOARD SHIP
Celebrity Life is a series of onboard programmes designed with your interests in mind. Choose from the very best in culinary, enrichment, and wellness, with three new series - Savour, Discover and Renew.
Learn how the proper glass enhances the flavour of your favourite Pinot Noir at the Riedel Comparative Wine Crystal Workshop. Pick up French faster than you can say, "le café s'il vous plaît" through a unique partnership with Rosetta Stone. Or renew yourself with one of the many health and wellness options designed to help you feel better, live longer, and look younger. These are just a few of over 60 programme possibilities that await you onboard each and every Celebrity cruise.
Activities Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
As much or as little as you like. With the range of activities they have on offer, guests can relax by the pool or get involved as much as suits their mood. Activities start at 8:00am and continue beyond midnight, and cover a diversity of interests.
During the evenings there is a vast array of choice! Every taste is catered for. Whether you enjoy contemporary or classical music, dancing the night away, a flutter in the casino or watching a full-production theatre show, it's all happening on board.
Days of Discovery Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
On a Celebrity cruise all your needs are taken care of so you can relax with ease.
A latte with friends at the Cova Café Milano, an energetic game of basketball, or a professional demonstration by one of their chefs - the day is yours to enjoy, join in, or just observe life on deck. Take in a film or shop in sophisticated style at our chic gallerias. The day is yours.
Art auctions Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
- Genuine paintings and real bidding
Guests can either participate or watch the action take place
Online - Connect@Sea Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
- Relaxed and comfortable environment
- Guests can check their emails, contact their friends or surf the net
Classes Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Is there a particular skill you've always wanted to learn or improve on and yet never quite got round to it? On a Celebrity cruise there is a whole range of classes on board, from makeover seminars, art and cookery to Photoshop and foreign language lessons - now there's no excuse.
Lecture series Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Enrichment classes and demonstrations e.g. flower arranging. An opportunity to hear some of the world's most compelling individuals. These have included Oscar-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss NASA space pilot Dick Gordon and Dick Morris, the infamous Dr Ruth, political consultant to Bill Clinton
Library Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Contains all the latest titles for loan to guests, from biographies, thrillers or classic love stories, the choice is yours. There is also an extensive range of all the latest popular and classical music CDs.
Games Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
These are organised by the Celebrity family members and include chess, bridge and backgammon.
- Host classes to help people improve their game
- Guests can play each other for fun or for some great prizes
- Other quizzes and games include Pictionary, Scrabble, bingo, TV and music trivia, talent shows and Name That Tune
Elegant Nights Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
When the sun goes down, night-life on board ship is just beginning. Time for a cocktail in the Martini bar, then a West End-style show, some classic jazz and a movie. Or perhaps this is simply your favourite time to gaze at the night sky from the seclusion of your stateroom.
Theatre Broadway style shows Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
The lights dim, a spotlight illuminates the stage and the show begins. You enjoy an evening of dazzling theatre and cabaret and as the 897 guests around you applaud you remind yourself. You're on a cruise ship!
Casino Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
An elegant casino houses all the favourites including roulette, blackjack, slots and Caribbean stud poker.
Nightclubs Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Atmospheric venues. Resident DJs play a mix of dance music from the past and present. Special themed nights, for example, 70s and 80s discos. Comedians on selected nights.
Bars Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Lively Sports Bar, where guests can watch a game. Champagne bar for a taste of luxury. Michael's Club with its piano and distinctive aperitifs for relaxing. Martini bar solely dedicated to the famous drink in all its forms. Pool bar open on select nights.
Spa and Fitness Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Everyone relaxes differently. So on a Celebrity cruise, they have assembled a vast range of ways you can indulge in the Steiner's AquaSpa by Elemis or the Sensory Salon. Created by world experts exclusively for Celebrity Cruises, the ships boast some of the most sophisticated spa, beauty, health and fitness Ionithermie algae-detox
CELEBRITY CRUISES DINING & DRESS CODE
Dining Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Lingering over an unforgettable meal is one of life's greatest pleasures, and dining on a Celebrity cruise is a truly enriching experience whether you choose the splendour of the formal restaurant, the pleasures of the specialty restaurants or prefer the more informal Ocean Grill and Spa Café.
The influence of fine dining is apparent in everything from the imaginative menu design, the finest ingredients, to the presentation of delectable food - always prepared with imagination, flair and attention to detail.
Fine Dining Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
The quality and content of the menus are world class. Each dish is prepared to exact standards and everything is made fresh using only the finest ingredients, whether it's an elegant six-course gourmet meal or a simple late night snack.
Main Restaurant Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Enjoy first class cuisine with first class views. These two-tiered restaurants feature floor-to-ceiling windows and ocean views. Service is European-style and attentive, but never obtrusive.
Speciality Restaurants Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Available onboard Millennium Class ships and Century. The speciality restaurants provide guests with a new experience in dining in which the cuisine is presented and finished tableside. These restaurants all have a unique ambience with original features from classic liners and also accommodate a dine-in wine cellar and a viewing kitchen.
Casual Dining Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Guests may choose from many enticing dining options, throughout the day and night in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. New culinary choices offered daily include
Sushi Bar Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Featured on Millennium Class ships and Century, delicious healthy spa items.
Theme lunch buffets, including Italian, Oriental & BBQ.
Gourmet bites, with individual carving station.
24-Hour Room Service Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Complimentary room service includes continental breakfast, sandwiches, soups, salads and desserts.
Celebrity Cruises Dress Code - Informal
Dress Code - What to wear on a Celebrity Cruise Ship
The number of casual, informal and formal nights on the cruise will vary by cruise duration. As a guide on a standard 7 night cruise there are 3 casual, 2 informal and 2 formal nights. There will be a maximum of 3 formal nights on cruises of longer duration.
For evening wear allow for:
- Casual - trousers and top or skirt and blouse for women; or sports shirt and trousers for men
- Informal - dress or trouser suit for women; jacket and shirt are requested for men
- Formal - cocktail or evening dress for women; suit and tie or tuxedo for men
CELEBRITY CRUISES LOYALTY CLUB - THE CAPTAIN'S CLUB
Captain's Club rewards you for doing what you already love – Cruising with Celebrity. To join, you must have cruised at least once with Celebrity Cruises and be over the age of 18 years. As a member, you'll receive invitations to private events, exclusive offers and much more.
Outlined below are the three levels of membership: Classic, Select and Elite. Your level depends entirely on how many cruises you've taken. The more you sail with Celebrity, the more benefits you receive.
Celebrity Cruise Member Benefits* Classic (1-4 completed tier credits)
- Complimentary use of the Loyalty Desk member service centre between cruises
- Complimentary access to the onboard Loyalty Host during your cruise
- A premium onboard discount booklet filled with special offers during each cruise
- Complimentary custom air requests when booking your cruise
- Pre-sailing specialty restaurant reservations available before your cruise
- Annual member reunion cruises which include member events and discounts
- One category upgrade prior to sailing (when available)
- Complimentary online Captain's Club newsletter with the latest programme news and information
- Exclusive Captain's Club Celebration event onboard each Celebrity sailing (except Celebrity Xpedition)
Celebrity Cruise Member Benefits* Select (5-9 completed tier credits)
Above Benefits Plus:
- Priority embarkation while boarding the ship
- Priority status for shore excursion waitlist
- invitation to the exclusive Senior Officer's Cocktail Party
- Ability to enroll in Royal Caribbean's Crown & Anchor Society Platinum Tier
- 25% off any single internet package
- Complimentary pressing of 2 garment items
- One standard bag of laundry (wash, dry, fold) at discounted price of $20 during cruises of 12 nights or longer
Celebrity Cruise Member Benefits Elite (10+ completed tier credits)
Above Benefits Plus:
- Invitation to a complimentary wine seminar event
- Access to the private shipboard departure lounge with continental breakfast during disembarkation
- Priority tender service status
- Priority waitlist status for dining room seating
- Invitation to attend the Elegant Tea Service event
- Complimentary use of the Thalassotherapy Pool. (Celebrity Mercury only)
- Ability to enroll in Royal Caribbean's Crown & Anchor Society Diamond Tier
EXCEPT Celebrity Cruise Xpedition
- Exclusive Captain's Club Celebration event
- One complimentary bag of laundry (wash, dry, fold) on every sailing**
- Complimentary dry cleaning of 1 garment item
- 90 complimentary Internet minutes (no purchase necessary - can be redeem as is or applied towards a larger internet package)
- Access to the Captain's Club Lounge at Michael's Club for daily coffeehouse style breakfast and evening social hour
- Complimentary access to Persian Garden (on one (1) port day of your choice)
*Note: Tier credits are earned by sailing with Celebrity or Azamara Cruises. Additional credits can be earned by sailing for 12 nights or longer and/or sailing in a Concierge Class Stateroom, AquaClassSM Stateroom or Suite.
You'll earn tier cruise credit every time you cruise with Celebrity Cruises and there is a maximum of 3 tier credits
CELEBRITY CRUISES TIPS & GRATUITIES
Gratuities Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Celebrity Cruises pride themselves on delivering exceptional service during your cruise holiday. This is provided by many different members of the ships' personnel who directly and indirectly enhance your cruise holiday experience.
Pre-paid service charges (gratuities) are automatically added to every new reservation; whilst they are discretionary, pre-payment offers a convenient way for you to recognize those personnel who have enhanced your holiday experience and avoids the concern of whom to tip and when. All gratuities are paid entirely to your stateroom and restaurant service teams. In order to make celebrity select dining reservations on your booking, it is compulsory to prepay your gratuities in advance.
These service gratuities onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships are based on the following recommended amounts:
Restaurant Service Per Person Per Day
Assistant Waiter $2.10
Dining Room Management $1.00
Stateroom Service Per Person Per Day
Butler (Suites Only) $3.50
Stateroom Service $3.50 ($4.00 for Concierge Class and AquaClass staterooms)
Other Service Personnel $1.25
* Please note that gratuities may be shared with other crew members depending on the particular service requirement.
CELEBRITY CRUISE SPECIAL OCCASIONS
Special Occasions Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Celebrate with Celebrity. Life's special moments are cause for celebration. What better way to commemorate a wedding, honeymoon, reunion, birthday, graduation, anniversary or milestone event than aboard a Celebrity cruise? With distinctive pleasures to make your celebration even more memorable, a Celebrity cruise is the perfect setting for your special occasion.
Your Celebrity Wedding Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Let Celebrity make your wedding an experience unlike any other. After all, this is a moment unlike any other.
Honeymoon Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Take a romantic stroll along the Champs Elysées. Watch wolfpups frolic in the snow on an Alaskan glacier. Or simply spend the day doing nothing. When night falls, you're invited to a private celebration in honour of all newlyweds onboard. Sip champagne and nibble on gourmet hors d'oeuvres as you meet other couples embarking upon their new lives together, just as you are.
Anniversary Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
It seems like just yesterday. Your time together has flown by. What better way to celebrate this important milestone than a Celebrity cruise? Perhaps you'd like to give your anniversary added significance by renewing your vows at sea.
Engagement Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Few things in life are as exhilarating as realising you've found the perfect one. Aboard Celebrity, your engagement takes on its own special meaning as you're treated to the finest amenities
Birthday Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Make your birthday wishes come true aboard Celebrity. Spend the day shopping, taking in the culture of an exotic port or relaxing poolside. Let Celebrity take care of the birthday cake while you create memories to last a lifetime.
Reunion Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Create a wonderfully memorable reunion, complete with gourmet cuisine, premium cocktails and elegant accommodations. Families, classmates, long-lost friends all deserve some special treatment. With Celebrity's personal touch, the festivities will remain etched in your mind forever.
CELEBRITY KIDS CLUB
The Celebrity Cruises X-Club Youth Program and Family Cruising
Children can expand their world through the exploration of science and nature or participate in a full menu of activities including talent shows, treasure hunts, dinner parties, the Late-Night Slumber Party and more. Special areas of the ship are even set aside as "children only," such as the Shipmates Fun Factory, teen centre and pools. You can even join your children for Family Events like Karaoke, Family Disco, Bingo and more.
Guests can feel secure leaving their children in Celebrity's caring hands. A close ratio of professionally trained staff to children helps to keep an intimate, more personal approach to each child's cruise experience.
Staff Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Children's activities are directed and organised by special youth staff, who have a formal education in Recreation, Education, Child Development or related fields. In addition, Youth staff have experience working with large groups of children, 3-17 years of age, in school/community sponsored youth programs or summer camps.
Programmes are available year round From 9 a.m. each morning, or half an hour before arriving in each port.
The Celebrity X-Club Youth Program has five-tiers:
Child Age Groups Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Toddler Time (Children under 3 years old)
Ship Mates (Children ages 3-5)
Celebrity Cadets (Children ages 6-8)
Ensigns (Children ages 9-11)
Admiral Teens (Children ages 12-17)
*Programme age groups may vary slightly in low season based on the number of children on board
Parents Responsibilities Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Children aged 3-9 must be signed-in and signed-out of the Celebrity Youth Program by their parents, who must present their Celebrity Signature Card for identification. Children and teens aged 10-17 are free to come and go as they please from activities hosted by the Celebrity Youth Program but are required to follow the basic rules of the ship for those under 18 years old. When outside of the Celebrity Youth Program, parents are responsible for the supervision of their children.
Pagers Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Celebrity offer pagers to use while onboard should they have a child with disabilities, special needs, allergies or in the event you wish to participate in their fun filled youth activities. Pagers are first come-first serve and have limited availability.
*(Not available on Celebrity Century & Celebrity Mercury).
Toddler Time Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Children participating in organized Fun Factory events must be age 3 and fully potty trained. However you can accompany your child to the Fun Factory or any organized activity. Toddler Time is also offered to allow the parents of toddlers and their children to interact with other children their age. The Youth Staff (X-Club) team will provide suitable toys and products for your toddlers. Please check the Fun Factory (X-Club) daily programme for times and locations. In accordance with USPH policies and standards, Celebrity has provided each vessel with lavatory based changing tables and baby wipes.
Fun Factory Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
This is where the magic happens and the fun starts. A place exclusively for junior cruisers. Open from 9:00am until 10:00pm each and every night, entertaining every child and teen onboard the vessel with crafts, games, toys, arcade games, music, karaoke, and much much more. Step inside on the first day of the cruise for the Open House, where families can get all the information they need about the Fun Factory Programmes and they plan each junior cruiser's fun-filled holiday.
Teen Entertainment Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
For our young adults aged 12-17, Celebrity offers a supervised yet independent programme featuring various social activities designed for ultimate fun.
CELEBRITY CRUISE SPECIAL NEEDS
Accessibility Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
A Celebrity cruise, first and foremost, is about feeling relaxed. And in order to feel relaxed you have to be comfortable. Every ship in the Celebrity fleet was designed with that very attribute in mind. On board you'll find wide, spacious corridors, to allow 180° turns for wheel chairs. Most decks are accessible through automatic doors and all public rooms feature entrances with gradual inclines. The accessible staterooms range from 272 square feet to 381 square feet, offering a generous five-foot turning radius in sleeping areas, bathrooms and sitting areas for easy manoeuvrability.
Accessible Stateroom Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships Features:
- Stateroom door width: 32"-34" (vessel-dependent)
- Bathroom door width: 32"-34" (vessel dependent)
- No doorsill to get into stateroom
- Ramped bathroom thresholds
- Bathroom grab bars
- Lowered sink and vanity
- Roll-in showers
- Fold-down shower stool
- Hand-held showerheads
- Lowered closet bars
- Refrigerator in stateroom (upon request)
- Raised toilet seats (standard, 17.5"; taller raises available)
- Accessible balconies (selected staterooms)
Mobility Services Provided Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships:
- Early boarding
- Cruise transfers utilising a specialised van with lift
- Boarding and departure assistance
- Scooter access
- Hydraulic lifts for one pool and one Jacuzzi on each ship (available upon request)
- Accessible tender system
- Accessible Blackjack tables in the casino
- Accessible Guest Relations Desks
Celebrity accommodates guests with medical conditions that require the use of dialysis or oxygen.
Dialysis Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Guests requiring continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis are welcome to board all Celebrity Cruises vessels. However, Celebrity Cruises does not have the ability to assist or administer hemo-dialysis treatments. Those guests using peritoneal dialysis should have all solutions and equipment needed to perform the dialysis delivered to the vessel on the day of sailing at least two hours prior to sailing.
Oxygen Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
All types of oxygen are permitted onboard. Each vessel has a different storage policy; however, you will be able to keep some or all of your cylinders in the stateroom.
Pregnancy Onboard Celebrity Cruise Ships
Celebrity Cruises welcomes pregnant guests, but they cannot accept guests who will have entered their 24th week at any point during their cruise or cruisetour.
The pregnancy waiver must be completed as well as supplying the doctor's Fit To Travel letter stating number of weeks pregnant at end of cruise/cruisetour, that you are fit to travel and not a high risk pregnancy. A copy of this letter must be sent via us at Planet Cruise to Special Services department by post or by fax at least 30 days before sailing.
Note: If you have another type of medical condition that has not been mentioned, please inquire about policies and procedures that may affect your cruise.
CELEBRITY CRUISE DRINKS PACKAGES
Make your holiday more relaxing and enjoyable by paying one set price for a wide variety of drink choices or select from individual packages that include endless refills of fountain sodas, unlimited bottled water or enjoy one of the premium wine package selections.
Drinks packages must be pre-reserved a minimum of four days before your sail date. Please note, on certain European sailings Celebrity are unable to sell drinks packages in advance of the cruise due to VAT regulations. They are also currently unable to offer wine packages on Solstice class of ships
Book online (through Celebrity's website) or purchase onboard by visiting any bar throughout the ship.
Fountain Soda Packages
- Receive a complimentary Coca-Cola souvenir cup in your stateroom upon embarkation and enjoy unlimited soft drinks during the duration of your cruise.
- $5.75 per guest, per day.
Premium Water Package
- Enjoy the pure refreshment of Evian still water and/or Pellegrino® sparkling bottled water for the duration of your cruise. Perfected by nature in the French Alps, Evian replenishes your body and mind. San Pellegrino, sourced from three great springs in northern Italy, provides the ideal accompaniment to any meal. Show your SeaPass Card at any bar, lounge or restaurant to indicate your participation.
- $12.65 per guest, per day.
Premium & Classic Packages, Classic Non-Alcoholic Package
- In addition to enjoying your favorite Coca Cola® can and fountain sodas selections such as Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Fanta Orange and Coke Zero, you may also enjoy fresh squeezed and bottled juices, Premium Coffees and Teas and Non-Premium Bottled Water.
- $14.95 per guest, per day.
Premium Non-Alcoholic Package
- Enjoy nearly the entire selection of Non-Alcoholic beverages on board including all canned and fountain soft drinks from Coca Cola, Premium Bottled Water from Evian, Perrier and San Pellegrino, Specialty Coffees and Teas, Non-Alcoholic Frozen Drinks and Smoothies, Red Bull Energy Drink and Specialty Waters from Vitamin Water.
- $18.40 per guest, per day.
- Upgrade your cruise experience and pay one price to enjoy all of the benefits of the Classic Non-Alcoholic package as well as all Beers up to $5 per serving and spirits, cocktails and wines by the glass up to $8 per serving.
- $44.85 per guest, per day .
- For the ultimate in value and convenience, the premium package provides all the benefits of our Premium Non-Alcoholic Package. In addition, you can enjoy the entire selection of Beers as well as Spirits, Cocktails and Wines by the Glass up to $12 per serving.
- $$56.35 per guest, per day.
Taste of Vineyards Packages ( The Captain's Package )
- The Captain's Package offers a superb collection of wines suitable for all your tastes and preferences. You may also choose to mix and match wines from the Sommelier's Package to further enhance your enjoyment. Package pricing represents a savings of 10% off regular list prices.
- 3 Bottles - $148.35 per package 5 Bottles - $247.25 per package 7 Bottles - $343.85 per package.
The Sommelier's Package
- With the Sommelier's Package, savour premium international selections. Sample wines from Italy such as Bertani, Renwood from Washington, and S.A. Prum from Germany. Package pricing represents a savings of 5% off regular list prices.
- 3 Bottles - $113.85 per package 5 Bottles - $189.75 per package 7 Bottles - $263.35 per package
Build Your Own Wine Package
A package for the connoisseur. Choose from selections such as boutique California, French Grand Cru and Italian Super Tuscan wines. Also receive a $10 coupon towards our Riedel Comparative Wine Glass Workshop. Limit two per package. Select 3 or more bottles valued at $75 each or more to receive an overall savings of 15%. To purchase this package look for the wine exposition on embarkation day.
Terms and Conditions
All prices in USD are subject to change without notice and include 15% service charge. Packages are sold on a per cruise basis, are not sold on a per day or any other basis, and no refunds will be issued for unused amounts. Packages may not be shared, and do not include beverages sold in gift shops, mini-bar or room service. Ordered packages may be modified up to four days prior to sailing by cancelling and reordering the package. Cancellations or refunds will not be issued onboard the vessel after embarkation day. Availability of beverage packages varies by ship. You must be at least 21 years of age to purchase any alcoholic package and to consume alcohol. See the terms of our guest alcohol policy. Other terms and conditions apply.