According to recent data from Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), demand for cruise holidays has now surpassed 2019 levels with 85% of those who have cruised previously saying they intend to take a holiday at sea again – a 6% increase from 2019 – and amongst those who have yet to go on their first cruise, 66% reported being open to cruising, up 0.5% from three years ago.
As the New Year approaches, Celebrity Cruises invites travellers – whether seasoned cruisers or new-to-cruise guests – to embark on its one-of-a-kind itineraries to bucket-list locations in 2023. With over 45 overnight stays in 11 different cities in Europe alone, and countless opportunities to unwind and disconnect around the world in jaw-dropping destinations, Celebrity Cruises promises unforgettable experiences across its acclaimed fleet of luxury ships, which are destinations in themselves.
With precious memories awaiting at new remarkable destinations, the luxury cruise line invites guests to experience the ultimate comfort of an award-winning resort-at-sea, with their Black Friday offer of a 75% saving for the second guest, and onboard credit of up to $800 per stateroom.
Offering more ways to explore new stunning destinations, guests can access this unmissable, limited-time offer when making a booking between 15th November and 5th December 2022 on selected sailings from 10th December 2022 to 30th April 2025. Perfect for sharing unforgettable moments with the people you love, a saving of 75% will be applied to a second guest, when the first guest pays the applicable fare, with each guest also receiving an onboard spend of up to $850, based on two people sharing a stateroom.
Guests booking the Retreat – the all-inclusive resort-within-a-resort – will receive up to $1,600 total to spend onboard when booking during the Black Friday offer, giving that feeling of ‘everything is taken care of’.
With Celebrity Cruises, you can travel onboard the wonderful Celebrity Apex a ship named in its debut year of service as one of TIME Magazine’s ‘World’s Greatest Places’. In a first-of-its-kind voyage for 2023, Apex will depart from her home port of Amsterdam on a nine-night sailing around the captivating Norwegian Fjords where guests can revel in the spectacular landscapes and natural wonders. From the towering mountains of Bergen to the ‘crown jewel’ of Norway’s fjords – the UNESCO World Heritage Site Geirangerfjord – travellers will never forget the breathtaking contrasts of steep waterfalls with snow-peaked mountain tops. Featuring visits to the charming city of Oslo, and the historic village of Flam with the world’s steepest train journey at 2,800 feet, meaning guests will truly be able to soak up the scenic beauty of Scandinavia.
Guests will have the last opportunity to experience the newly revitalised Celebrity Silhouette from the UK on one of Celebrity Cruises’ largest range of summer European 7-night sailings ever. Enjoy some of the highlights of the European continent on a 7-night Spain and Portugal cruise from Southampton, for ultimate ease on this revitalising summer holiday. One of Europe’s largest shipping ports, guests will be able to sample world-class seafood in Vigo, as well as returning to savour culinary excellence onboard Celebrity Silhouette. La Coruna – a gateway for world travellers for 2000 years – will also offer guests rich history and culture alongside panoramic ocean views across sandy beaches.
Celebrity Beyond, the luxury cruise line’s newest addition, is embarking on a ten-night trip around Italy, Croatia, and Montenegro: featuring endless masterpieces of art and architecture across all three countries. From the cobblestone streets of Corfu – deemed a UNESCO World Heritage Site – to the awe-inspiring walled city of Dubrovnik, where travellers can enjoy a walking tour of the Dominican Monastery and its fine collection of Renaissance paintings, this itinerary offers some of the world’s most historic wonders with opportunities for sun-soaked relaxation, swimming in the azure waters of the Mediterranean.
Back onboard every ship in the Celebrity Cruises fleet, guests will experience total relaxation in world-class accommodation, indulging in culinary excellence and entertainment, or reconnecting with mind, body, and spirit through leading wellness programming.
Join Celebrity Apex on a 9-night Norwegian Fjords Cruise on 31st July 2023, sailing from Amsterdam, the Netherlands to Oslo, Norway; Geiranger, Norway; Flam, Norway; Olden, Norway; and Bergen, Norway; finishing in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Join Celebrity Silhouette on a 7-night Spain and Portugal Cruise on 17th June 2023, sailing from Southampton, sailing to Vigo, Lisbon, Porto (Leixoes), and La Corunaq; finishing in Southampton.
Join Celebrity Beyond on a 10-night Italy, Croatia, and Montenegro Cruise on 28th July 2023, sailing from Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy to Olympia (Katakolon), Greece; Corfu, Greece; Dubrovnik, Croatia; Kotor, Montenegro; Sicily (Messina), Italy; Naples, Italy; and Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Italy; finishing in Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy.
Bonus Black Friday Offers
From tomorrow (24th November) until Tuesday 29th November, Celebrity Cruises is running a bonus Black Friday offer, with 75% off a second guest and up to $425 on board credit per person. The deal will be valid across all sailings from 10th December 2022 through until 30th April 2025 and includes the recently announced 2024/2025 itineraries.