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Celebrity Cruises now includes gratuity, drinks & WiFi in its cruise fare

Celebrity Cruises announced it will no longer charge guests extra for tips, alcoholic beverages or even internet access.

As part of the cruise line's "Always Included" program, Celebrity Cruises will now include these options as part of the cruise fare. 

Guests booking a Celebrity cruise can expect the following to be included in what they pay for their room:

Celebrity Cruises Refund Policy: Can I Cancel My Celebrity Cruise?

Update, 12/7/2020: On October 31, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention allowed its no-sail order to expire and issued a conditional sailing framework, to which all ships must adhere in order to resume cruising. Since that time, Celebrity Cruises has pushed back its restart date through February 28, 2021, with South America voyages canceled through April 7, 2021.

See below for information on refunds for both cruise line-canceled and passenger-canceled sailings.


Compare: Celebrity vs. Holland America Cruises

If you're planning your next cruise vacation and have found yourself struggling with whether to choose Holland America versus Celebrity, you're not alone.

Below, we'll help you compare the two lines in several key areas, including food, cabins and things to do.

Compare: Celebrity vs. Princess Cruises

When you're new to cruising -- or a seasoned cruiser looking to try a new line -- it can be difficult to know where to turn among the dizzying array of choices. Below, we'll help you to compare Princess vs. Celebrity cruises in important areas like entertainment, cabins and dining so you can figure out which of these two companies best fits your vacation needs.

Royal Caribbean moving cruise ships to Australia & USA in support of humanitarian efforts

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. announced it will move two of its cruise ships to support humanitarian efforts in Australia and California.

Celebrity Cruises announces new cruise ship Celebrity Beyond

Celebrity Cruises announced its third Edge-Class ship will be called Celebrity Beyond at a steel-cutting ceremony.

Celebrity Beyond will join the fleet in fall 2021, and the announcement of the new ship was made at the  St. Nazaire shipyard in France.

Steel-cutting marks the first stage of construction for any new cruise ship.

Cruise with Gwenyth Paltrow on Goop cruise

Goop brand, which was started by Gwenyth Paltrow, announced a group cruise with Celebrity Cruises

Paltrow announced the “Goop at Sea” experience on Thursday, and said it will take place on Celebrity Apex ship in the late summer. 

The cruise departs Barcelona on August 27 for an 11-night wellness cruise.

The sailing advertises as offering guests, " the opportunity to engage with goop Founder & CEO, Gwyneth Paltrow and goop’s chief content officer, Elise Loehnen via a Q+A; and work with their very best healers."

Celebrity Cruises will sail with first ever all-female bridge and officer team

In celebration of International Women's Day, Celebrity Cruises announced it will make history with the first-ever sailing with an entirely female bridge and officer team.

This historic sailing will take place on International Women's Day – March 8, 2020 – aboard Celebrity Edge. Captain McCue will be at the helm and will be accompanied by 26 other women to create an all-female bridge and officer leadership team, and Celebrity's President and CEO Lisa Lutoff-Perlo.

Celebrity Cruises ship runs aground in Galapagos

Celebrity Xpedition ran aground last night while sailing in the Galapagos islands.

Celebrity Cruises parent company shared a post on Twitter indicating that the incident occurred, but there were no reported injuries and guests and crew are safe.

Celebrity Cruises launches new brand campaign

Celebrity Cruises recently launched a new series of ads, aptly titled "Wonder Awaits," which highlight the latest in the cruise line's offerings.

One television spot – produced by Iconoclast and set to the iconic Jefferson Airplane song “White Rabbit” – follows a female protagonist on a voyage of discovery through a dream-like wonderland of world-class cuisine, cocktails, Eden-istic experiences and alluring accommodations, all on the brand’s newest ship, Celebrity Edge.

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