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Cruises with Celebrity Cruises

With their modern surroundings and innovative features, plus tips, Wi-Fi and drinks Always Included, Celebrity Cruises have everything you need for the cruise of a lifetime. Whether you're travelling alone, in a group or as a couple, this cruise line prides itself in providing every guest with a unique and memorable experience.

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Celebrity Cruises: Life on-board

  • Total cruises 944
  • Fleet: 14 Ships
  • Destinations: 28
Thanks to the incredible range of facilities on each ship your days onboard can be spent exactly how you wish. From kids clubs and sports courts to vibrant bars and pools, there's something to suit everyone.


Celebrity Cruises offer a family-friendly luxury cruising experience. With youth programmes to suit all ages and dedicated ages, guests of all ages are perfectly looked after. In addition, babysitting services are available at $19 an hour for in-stateroom babysitting, for up to three children within the same family. This means that you can head out on that romantic evening you've been meaning to enjoy for months without having to worry about the kids.

Toddler Time (under 3 years)

This fun-filled group is full of structured activities to help get kids interacting with one another and playing with some of their favourite toys. With a team of passionate and dedicated staff, parents and caregivers can be safe in the knowledge that their little ones of having the time of their lives.

Fun Factory (3 -11 years)

Hosting activities for children and teenagers every day from 9am – 10pm, the Fun Factory provides an immersive environment in which children can interact with their peers as they take part in fun-filled and enriching activities. Children are divided into three groups depending on their age:

  • Shipmates
  • Cadets
  • Ensigns

At this kid's club, activities include games, sports, crafts, music, karaoke, treasure hunts, theme parties, movies and much more.

X-Club Teen Entertainment

Celebrity offer a vast array of activities for the young adults onboard for those moments when teens might just want to escape their parents. Dedicated Youth Counsellors are on hand to organise social and sporting activities throughout the day, along with teens-only late night dances. In addition, the newest gaming consoles and film titles are available in the teen hang-out area.

Themed sessions

In addition to the kids clubs, there are specially designed activities for the younger guests to enjoy during their cruise, each with a different theme. For the kids who like to get involved in sport, tournaments at the sports deck - such as dodgeball and basketball - are regularly held, as well as zumba and fitness classes. Alternatively, for those who prefer something a little more laid-back, the Zspa offers treatments for teens.

If your children are more interested in technology, Scratch DJ Academy is on hand to teach teens some DJ skills, while the Xbox stations are great for getting lost in a gaming tournament. Meanwhile, the younger guests can get hands on with cooking classes or learn more about everyday science with Anturus Adventures Through Science.


Celebrity Cruises are known for providing some of the best food at sea so that dining in itself is a culinary voyage of discovery. Main dining rooms are chic and contemporary with menus that are kept as fresh as the food, while speciality restaurants offer something extra for that special occasion or a holiday treat. There are also various complimentary casual venues which maintain the cruise line's high standards and cater to your every need from early morning to late into the night.

Complimentary Dining

When it comes to restaurants included in your cruise fare, you'll be spoilt for choice onboard any Celebrity ship. From casual eateries to the more formal Main Dining room, there's a venue to suit every occasion, including:

  • Oceanview Café- available for lunch and dinner, offering culinary delights from all across the globe.
  • The Aquaspa Café- spa-inspired restaurant with flavoursome and healthy offerings that will make you feel as good as your massage.
  • Mast Grill- casual dining experience offering poolside light bites with a relaxed ambience, music and entertainment.
  • Main Dining Room- a modern and spacious restaurant serving classic and contemporary dishes

What's more, for guests of The Retreat or those staying in an AquaClass room there is an exclusive, complimentary restaurant to enjoy. The Retreat guests can savour bold flavours and exciting dishes at Luminae, while AquaClass cruisers can taste high-end cuisine at Blu.

Speciality Dining

If you're looking to splash out a little during your cruise, for a small additional charge you could eat at these speciality restaurants. From French cuisine to authentic Asian dishes and everything else you could imagine, these are perfect options to try something new during your cruise. These include:

  • Murano- authentic French cuisine such as ocean-fresh lobster or muscovy duck breast accompanied with world-class wines.
  • Tuscan Grille- traditional Italian steakhouse with mouthwatering cuts of meat.
  • Le Petit Chef- an interactive dining experience with flavours from all around the world.
  • Sushi on Five- freshly prepared, authentic Japanese specialities including sushi and nigiri.


During your Celebrity Cruise you'll be treated to some spectacular evening entertainment. On every ship guests can expect jaw-dropping live productions every evening, ranging from Broadway-style shows to dance troupes and breathtaking acrobats. However, evenings aren't just about the theatre. There are also plenty of other venues to explore such as outdoor cinema showings, live music at the Rooftop Garden and countless bars and lounges.

Popular Venues

While venues may vary across ships, these are some of the guest-favourite places to head for the evening during your Celebrity cruise:

  • Magic Carpet
  • World Class Bar
  • Blu
  • Martini Bar & Crush
  • Sunset Bar
  • Sky Observation Lounge
  • Quasar Nightclub
  • Passport Bar


For those days at sea or free time after your shore excursions, there's more than enough to keep you occupied during your cruise with Celebrity Cruises. If you're looking for something relaxed to do, the art gallery, art studio and library are great spots for escaping the crowds, while the boutiques are well worth a browse if you want to pick up a holiday treat. On ships in the Solstice Class, the Lawn Club is a truly unique experience. Hosting outdoor games, live concerts and al fresco dining, this area of real grass offers something truly special during your cruise. Alternatively, for those who like to get active even when they're on holiday, the sports courts and gym are the ideal spots for getting in your workout no matter where in the world you are.

However, the star of the show on any cruise is the pool area, and on a Celebrity Cruises' ships, this is no different. With inviting waters flanked by sun loungers, nearby bars and grills, you could easily while away your whole afternoon soaking up the warm weather and reaching the ultimate level of relaxation.

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Celebrity Cruises Ships

From their innovative and exciting mid-size and large ships packed with activities at every hour, to smaller, more intimate vessels designed for expeditions, there's a Celebrity ship for every voyage.

Celebrity Cruises ship classes explained

  • Edge Modern ships with state-of-the-art facilities and lots of complimentary dining venues.

  • Solstice Larger ships with innovative features.

  • Millennium Small ships offering a more intimate cruising experience.

  • Xpedition Ships designed for exploring remote locations.

Celebrity Cruises Highlights

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Top FAQs

  • Standard Celebrity Cruise deals include dining, accommodation, access to pools, gyms and the lawn club, kids clubs, entertainment, port immersion and destination presentations. Since 2020, Celebrity Cruises also include Wi-Fi, drinks and tips as part of the Always Included launch. Guests can upgrade to ELEVATE or INDULGE to get even more out of their cruise fare. Read out Always Included blog to find out more.

  • Yes, Celebrity cruises’ loyalty scheme for returning cruisers is called the Captain’s Club.

  • Yes, each ship has plenty of shopping choices including boutiques, duty-free shopping and essential items in case you forgot anything.

  • Celebrity Cruises are extremely popular with couples, usually aged 35 and above. Although not famous for their family cruises, Celebrity do have very good children’s facilities such as their complimentary kids’ clubs. In addition, Celebrity Cruises pride themselves on the diversity of guests they appeal to. This is evident with them winning the “LGBT Friendly Travel Company of the Year” in 2016 and “Best Large Ship Cruise Line for LGBT Passengers” awards four years in a row for their dedication to offering outstanding service and cruise holiday experiences to all their welcome guests.

  • Thanks to their Always Included program, tips are included as part of your Celebrity Cruises' fare.

Life Onboard

  • Celebrity Cruises use both US and European two-pronged plugs. This means you will need adaptors for appliances with a UK plug but you can use both American and European adaptors.

  • In a standard Celebrity stateroom you will find:

    • En-suite bathroom
    • Double or twin beds
    • Hairdryer
    • Safe
    • Fridge
    • Basic toiletries
    • Towels
    • TV

  • Throughout your cruise, you'll have the option to dine at the complimentary main dining restaurants, the sumptuous buffet, or at the for-a-fee speciality restaurants.

  • While wheelchairs, scooters and other mobility vehicles must be supplied by the passenger, Celebrity Cruises do provide shower stools, raised toilets seats, transfer benches and other mobility aids upon request.

  • All Celebrity cruises have Wi-Fi access as well as internet cafes for those who do not possess online devices at sea. There are two Wi-Fi and internet packages to choose from depending on your needs.

    • Xcelerate: Browse and share on social media, keep in touch with loved ones back home via video call, and watch your favourite shows online. This package is able to host up to four of your group’s devices with unlimited minutes. The price is $140pp on cruises between 5-9 days and $199pp for 10+ days
    • Surf: Capable of sending messages with up to four devices able to connect, allowing you to keep in touch with your group at sea.


  • Yes, Celebrity Cruises have kids clubs which are split into four different groups to best entertain your children.

    • Ship Mates (3 - 5 years)
    • Celebrity Cadets (6 - 8 years)
    • Ensigns (9 - 11 years)
    • Admiral T's (12 - 14 years and 15 - 17 years)

  • Pregnant people are able to cruise with Celebrity if they are no more than 23 weeks pregnant. If cruising with Celebrity during any stage of pregnancy, an official doctor’s letter must be provided to show that you are safe to travel.

  • Normally children must be a minimum of six months old on the first day of the cruise, however on some cruises, such as trans-ocean and Hawaii cruises which have three or more consecutive sea days, infants must be at least one year old on the day of embarkation.

  • The main dining room features a kids menu, offering favourites such as spaghetti, mini pizzas, cheese burgers, and much more. A kids menu is also available to order from for in room dining.

Celebrity Cruises Covid-19 safety measures

Vaccination and Testing Requirements

Vaccination Policy

In order to sail with Celebrity Cruises, all guests aged 18 and over must be fully vaccinated against coronavirus. This must be at least 14 days prior to their cruise and proof must be provided with the NHS app or a valid vaccination confirmation letter or certificate. For Northern Ireland guests, vaccination cards will count as proof.

For sailings departing from the UK, Greece or the Galapagos, Celebrity Cruises will follow the respective country guidance and allow for a mix of AstraZeneca, Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. Guests sailing on Celebrity Silhouette departing from Southampton, Celebrity Apex departing from Athens or Celebrity Flora, Xploration and Xpedition in the Galapagos may have mixed doses as follows:

  • AstraZeneca, with the AstraZeneca dose being administered first, followed within 8–12 weeks by either the Pfizer or Moderna dose.
  • One dose of Pfizer or Moderna followed at least four weeks later by a second dose of Pfizer or Moderna.

No other mixed vaccine doses will be accepted. Additionally, Celebrity Cruise will not accept any form of Certificate of Recovery.

Covid-19 Testing

All vaccinated guests must give proof of a negative PCR test taken within 3 days of their cruise. This will be done at the expense of the cruise line. Guests aged 6 months to 17 years can board with a negative antigen test. This is done at the cruise terminal and does not require pre-registration. Registration and the antigen testing will be completed at the terminal with results in 30 minutes. Guests aged below 6 months are not permitted to travel.

From 31st July 2021, all guests on a Celebrity Silhouette UK staycation cruise, regardless of age, are required to present a negative Covid-19 PCR test taken within 3 days of sail date. Additionally, children aged 17 and under are required to take an antigen test at the terminal prior to embarkation, and on the day before disembarkation.

Further detail around requirements specific to your cruise will be provided to you prior to departure and can be checked on the cruise line pages here.

Please see the itinerary page for exact details that apply to your sailing.

Health and Safety Procedures


Before sailing with Celebrity Cruises, all crew will be vaccinated against coronavirus.


To ensure high standards of sanitation throughout their ships, onboard cleaning measures have been further enhanced, while reduced capacity and social distancing will also work to keep guests and crew safe. What's more, thanks to the ships' HVAC systems 100% fresh, filtered air is supplied to all indoor areas onboard. Those 11 years and older must wear face masks when inside the ship unless eating or drinking.


Celebrity Cruises' ships have well-equipped medical facilities which have been further expanded to include more doctors and nurses, state-of-the-art equipment and rapid medical evaluations and testing should anyone display symptoms of coronavirus.

Onboard and destination experiences are subject to change without notice due to evolving health protocols, public health standards and government requirements.

Excursions and Going Ashore

We anticipate that guests will be permitted to debark Celebrity Silhouette in ports of call where there are no restrictions put in place by port authorities or local government. If and where local restrictions are in place, Celebrity Cruises will only allow guests who have booked a curated shore excursion to leave the ship to ensure we adhere to the protocols they have defined.

Please see the itinerary page for exact details that apply to your sailing.

Celebrity Silhouette - UK sailings from Southampton

Fully vaccinated guests can ashore independently and take excursions on their own. Unvaccinated youths or a family traveling with unvaccinated children, may still go ashore as long as they are participating in an excursion provided by Celebrity Cruises.

Passport and Insurance Requirements


It is strongly recommended that guests on a Celebrity Cruises' voyage take out fully comprehensive travel insurance for any supplementary costs, in accordance with the cruise line's standard booking conditions.


Even for sailings which do not leave British waters, all guests must have a passport with at least 6 months validity to travel.

Please see the itinerary page for exact details that apply to your sailing.

Cancellations and FCC Vouchers

Cancelled Cruises

All Celebrity Cruises' voyages are cancelled up to and including 30th June 2021. The following cancellations and redeployments are also in place:

  • Silhouette sailings on 4th and 18th September 2021 along with the transatlantic voyage on 01 Nov 2021.
  • Celebrity Apex summer 2021 season in the Mediterranean as this ship is being redeployed to Greece for cruises from Athens in 2021
  • Celebrity Eclipse sailings on 19th and 29th September 2021. Australasia sailings on Celebrity Eclipse have been cancelled through April 2022.
  • Celebrity Equinox sailings on 4th, 11th and 18th July 2021
  • Celebrity Solstice Transpacific sailing on 10th September 2021. This ship's Asia season has been cancelled through April 24, 2022.
  • Celebrity Apex Transatlantic crossing has been moved from 21st October to 10th October 2021 (only available for US guests)
  • Celebrity Infinity sailings departing from 2nd August until 1st December 2021 are cancelled. Celebrity Infinity's South America season from 13th December 2021 up to and including 23rd March 2022 is cancelled. The transatlantic sailing on 02 April 2022 is also cancelled
  • Celebrity Reflection sailings departing from 11th August until 22nd October 2021 are cancelled
  • Celebrity Xpedition cruises until 9th October 2021
  • Celebrity Apex Transatlantic cruise on 10th October 2021 for non-US guests

If affected, we will be in touch soon with details on your options.

Future Cruise Credit

If affected, you can receive 125% Future Cruise Credit to use by 30th April 2022 on sailings departing up to 31st December 2022. This is based on the total cruise fare paid and will be automatically issued via email. Any pre-bought amenities such as internet, beverage packages and dining will be refunded automatically.

These offers apply only to the cruise element of bookings where are the tour operator of the holiday.

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Flexible Booking Terms

For Celebrity Cruises, guests may cancel their cruise up to 48 hours before sailing and receive 100% Future Cruise Credit to use by 30th April 2022 toward any alternative Celebrity sailing available at the time through to 31st December 2022, or one year from your original sailing date, whichever is later.

T&Cs apply - please see the itinerary page for details

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