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Celebrity Cruises Reopening: Everything You Need To Know

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Recent Update: Celebrity Cruises has scheduled their reopening cruises starting on March 6th, 2021

One of the first cruises available on their website is a 7 night Southern Caribbean Cruise from Miami on the Celebrity Infinity departing on March 6th, 2021.

Celebrity Apex cruise ship

 

Originally Celebrity had planned for an December launch but has now pushed back the date according to the statement on their website. 

Celebrity summit cruise ship in port

For guests that have been affected by cancellations, Celebrity Cruises is offering guests 125% future cruise credit which is valid until December 31st, 2021.

If passengers choose a full refund, they will receive the original cruise cost. 

Guests may review their options on Celebrity Cruises “cruise with confidence“.

Celebrity summit cruise ship in port

Canada Cancellations:

The Government of Canada has  banned all cruise ships carrying more than 100 people from operating in Canadian waters until February 28, 2020. 

Due to the cruise ship ban, Celebrity cruises made the following statement:

“As a result of the Government of Canada’s decision to extend its restriction on cruise ships carrying more than 100 guests until February 28th, Celebrity’s 2020 sailings to Canada and Alaska and as well as notable fall itineraries such as Canada/New England, Hawaii and a few repositioning cruises must be canceled.”

“We are working with public health agencies and governments to ensure a safe return to service, and look forward to setting sail from and to these destinations next year.”

The following Celebrity Cruise Ships are scheduled to be reopening for sailings in January and February: 

  • Celebrity Reflection
  • Celebrity Edge
  • Celebrity Apex
  • Celebrity Constellation
  • Celebrity Summit
  • Celebrity Infinity
  • Celebrity Silhouette
  • Celebrity Xploration
  • Celebrity Flora
  • Celebrity Xpeditioo
Woman in main dining room celebrity millennium

Celebrity Cruises will soon announce a new operating protocol especially focused on health and safety and that covers the guest cruise experience from booking all the way to disembarkation. 

We will update this article as soon as the information is released.

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*Note: This information is based on information directly from the Celebrity Cruises Website. Sailings and reopening dates can change without notice. We do not endorse or encourage traveling against government travel advisories. 

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Roger Ernst

Wednesday 10th of March 2021

We are scheduled to go on an Alaska Cruise leaving Seattle August 13 and returning August 20th. Will those who have not taken the COVID-19 shot be allowed to go on the cruise. The ship is the solstice.

Linda Erickson

Tuesday 17th of November 2020

Help me to understand why Celebrity is looking into 2022 where people have moved cruises to be able to travel and then Celebrity cancels or switches a ship to make a cruiser rebook at higher rates then original cruises purchased well before the pandemic occurred? Where is their loyalty to their cruisers, where is there compassion to people who might be a bit tight right now but be able to keep their cruises in 2022? Instead it seems like they are trying to push these folks to make up for their losses. We all loss i n so many ways but to capitalize on it makes me wonder.

Steve K

Monday 26th of October 2020

Anyone know if the Constellation is going to be refurbished? They were scheduled for this past May but apparently the covid delayed.

Steve K

Tuesday 13th of October 2020

Anyone know when or if the Constellation will resume it's refurbishment?

Rohit

Sunday 20th of September 2020

When they (celebrity) gonna resume there operations.i wanna book new years cruise to Australia..