Celebrity Cruises now provides drinks, tips and WiFi free on all ships
By Patti Pietschmann, Travel Diva
It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas as cruise line add additional amenities to fares. We have a lot to look forward to. When we finally again there will be plenty of perks to enjoy. Even though the industry remains in a state of pause due to COVID19, cruise lines aren’t resting on their laurels. Many are offering incentives to get us back on board. Luxury ship operator Silversea recently went absolutely, positively all-inclusive pricing.
And now, when it resumes operations, Celebrity will provide WiFi, tips and drinks with fares. A new ‘Always Included’ policy began in late November and includes all ships all the time.
Lis Lutoff-Perlo, Celebrity Cruises and CEO, explains “Everything we do at Celebrity is driven by the desire to redefine what today’s luxury looks and feels like. And, with experiences modern travelers want.”
“With the launch of our Edge Series ships, Celebrity Edge and her brand-new sister ship Celebrity Apex, we are tapping into a powerful ‘New Luxury’ culture that is relevant, relaxed, design-focused and inclusive,” she adds. ,”
“After this challenging year, ease and peace of mind have become even more invaluable commodities,” says Peter Giorgi, vice president and chief marketing officer of Celebrity Cruises. “ Our new ‘Always Included’ approach makes the purchase process simple.” He describes it as the ‘newstandard rate for the luxurious experience.”
What you get
Now on Celebrity passengers get unlimited adult beverages and more. You no longer pay extra for a cappuccino or espresso or a bottle of water. Even WiFi’s free. And there is no more need to tip. This cruiser really appreciates Celebrity’s new drink policy. It’s such a pleasure not to have to wait for a tab after ordering cocktails or wine at your table. And to not fumble with tipping either.
For more discerning cruisers
Okay, for those of us who prefer premium brands the line offers an ELEVATE package for that and shore excursions. It also has an INDULGE option that includes everything in the ELEVATE package and adds to it with unending streaming Wi-Fi and up to an additional $200 per person in onboard credit.
High roller rewards
Passengers in upscale, all-suite, ritz Retreat category, score all of the above plus a private restaurant, lounge and sundeck butlers and concierge staff.
Celebrity sails to all seven continents and stops at nearly 300 destinations in more than 70 countries. It is one of six cruise brands under the Royal Caribbean Group umbrella.
To learn more or book a cruise contact a Pavlus travel ace at 800-528-9300. You can also look view Celebrity and other cruise line offerings on the web site.