Celebrity Cruises is distinguished by the creation of premium liners. The highest level of service, luxurious design, state-of-the-art technology and more make Celebrity Edge a truly outstanding cruise ship.
The liner has the following main characteristics:
Year of construction - 2018
Displacement / tonnage - 129,500 tons.
The cost of building the liner - 1,000 million USD
Capacity - 2 918 - 3373 people.
Length - 306 m.
Width - 38 m.
Crew - 1 320 people.
Number of passenger decks - 14
Celebrity Edge is remarkable for the fact that the entire development of the liner took place in virtual reality and every step was worked out in 3D, which made it possible to think over everything, to the smallest detail, even before the liner was built.
Many innovative solutions have been implemented on board the vessel: Magic Carpet, Eden, The Rooftop Garden, The Theater (description in the Entertainment section).
Cabins of category Infinite Veranda (description in the section "Cabins").
The first Celebrity Edge cruise departed on November 21, 2018 from the port in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (USA). Proof of the high demand for sea cruises aboard the Celebrity Edge cruise ship is the fact that tickets for the interior and exterior staterooms were sold out two days after the start of sales.
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The vessel has a transformer design, and this idea was supported by the cabin designers. So, Celebrity Edge boasts a new class of rooms equipped with Infinite Veranda "endless balconies" - cabins in which you can completely hide the doors to the balcony with one click. In this case, the apartments will become more than 20% more spacious.
Passengers can choose from standard categories of cabins:
Internal - 17-19 sq.m.
External Ocean View - 19-22 sq.m.
External with "endless balconies" - living area is 13-27 sq.m., and the area of the balcony is 4-8 sq.m.
Single - for tourists who prefer a sea voyage alone (16 cabins in total).
Suites - The company has tried to increase the number of comfortable apartments, creating two more categories compared to its previous ships.
On Celebrity Edge, visitors will be able to choose from the following classes of suites:
IconicSuite is two new rooms located right above the captain's bridge. Their area is 178 sq.m. living area, which accommodates two bedrooms, two bathrooms with excellent ocean views through panoramic windows, Jacuzzi, and 65 sq.m. a balcony with a dining area with a table and armchairs.
PenthouseSuite - a cabin for a comfortable stay of luxury guests, with an area of 130 sq.m. with a private balcony of 19 sq.m. Guests of this room can use the butler service around the clock, and also fully customize all the characteristics of the room: from temperature to light level.
EdgeVilla - Six split-level cabins with huge windows on two floors and access to a private pool and Jacuzzi on the RetreatSundeck deck. The entire living area occupies a total of 68 sq.m. Balcony - 20 sq.m. On a private terrace, visitors can relax in a small private pool 1 m deep.
RoyalSuite is a luxurious European-style room with a separate living room and a veranda with a jacuzzi. The living area is 65 sq.m and the balcony is 7 sq.m. Guests in these cabins will also be able to use the butler service and, in addition, receive a free espresso or cappuccino in their room from the CaféalBacio.
Celebrity Suite is a two-room suite with an elegant design in warm colors, with the addition of wood and an area of 43 square meters, which includes a bedroom and a living room. The balcony with dining area is 5 sq.m.
SkySuite is a one-room suite that takes up more space than standard cabins - 28 sqm. Spacious balcony of 15 sq.m. equipped with a dining table and armchairs.
Additionally, cabins are divided into several more classes, depending on the type of services provided and location:
AquaClass (unlimited access to CanyonRanchSpaClub);
All guests, without exception, will have access to interactive TV, safe, minibar, telephone, hairdryer, toiletries, bathrobe, slippers and 24-hour service. Wi-Fi on board is available at an additional cost. The deluxe suites also offer butler service, in-room coffee service upon request, and complimentary service in select restaurants (depending on cabin class).
The main novelty of the liner is the Magic Carpet mobile platform, the purpose of which will change during the day: loading takes place on the 2nd deck in the morning, on the 5th deck in the afternoon it becomes a landing site for visitors to the AlFresco restaurant, at night the platform rises to the level of the 13th floor and turns into a recreation area.
The upper deck is designed to house a true botanical garden - the Rooftop Garden - with a separate restaurant, large open-air screen, live music and a bar. During the day, passengers will be able to attend yoga classes among living plants, while by night the room becomes a stage for street musicians to perform.
Eden is a multifunctional entertainment space that combines a restaurant, bar, cafe, recreation areas and a place for evening shows;
The Theater is a state-of-the-art theater with a rotating stage, pull-out panels and huge screens with synchronized projectors
Modern technologies are reflected in the "City of the Future", which is located on the resort deck (ResortDeck). Various art installations will be collected here, hot tubs will be installed and a huge swimming pool will be located.
Traditionally, there will be several themed parties on board - CelebrityRox, Groove, Masque and Live @ Sky. Also, visitors to the ship will be able to try their hand at a real interactive TV show, collaborating with professional dancers.
At leisure, guests can enjoy performances by famous comedians, singer, magicians, jugglers, instrumentalists and entire music groups of jazz, string and other styles. It will not do without discos with famous DJs.
USEFUL INFORMATION FOR CRUISE PASSENGERS
A FEW TIPS THAT WILL HELP YOU ALWAYS FEEL COMFORTABLE ON BOARD THE LINER.
BEFORE YOUR TRAVEL
Going on an international sea cruise, we advise you to make sure you have not forgotten:
a foreign passport, in which the necessary visas must be affixed;
cruise documents; medical insurance policy;
WHILE BOARDING THE LINER
We recommend that you arrive at the seaport 4 hours before the departure of the liner.
ATTENTION! THE LINER DOES NOT WAIT FOR LATEURS! The rest of the tourists bear full material and moral responsibility for the consequences arising from their delay to the departure of the vessel.
Please note that baggage is checked in at the port and delivered to the cabin (the recommended tip for baggage delivery is approximately $ 2 per item, payable upon drop-off).
During customs and border formalities, you hand over your passport to the emigration service of the liner (for the duration of the cruise), go on board the liner, are accommodated in the cabin, the number and category of the cabin are indicated in the cruise documents.
Each cabin contains information about the location of services, a plan-map of the liner, a telephone directory of various ship services. Each cabin is equipped with air conditioning, telephone, TV, safe, 110 volt and 220 volt sockets. Some cabins have a hairdryer. Each cabin has a bathroom with a shower, while the suites have a bath.
If you are hungry, there is a buffet cafe on the upper deck, the opening hours are indicated in the ship's newspaper CruiseCompass.
There is always a “drill” before the liner departs, you must take a life jacket and take part in the exercise.
ABOUT THE TIME OF THE CRUISE
The CruiseCompass day program is delivered daily to the cabin with a detailed indication of the place, time and content of the activities on board, the start time of the excursion program, air temperature, as well as general information about the port of call, recommendations for choosing clothes, etc.
We urge you to keep your luggage safe. It is recommended to keep valuables and money in safes.
On board our ships there are: swimming pools, which are located on the upper deck, you can also use a jacuzzi, a solarium, a beauty salon and massage room, a hairdresser, a library, a slot machine room, a casino, several bars, a disco, duty free shops, cinema, children's entertainment center and much, much more.
Ladies are advised to take evening, cocktail dresses, men - a suit and tie. During the cruise, solemn receptions will be arranged on the liner, one of which is arranged by the liner captain.
ADDITIONAL EXPENSES ON BOARD OF THE SHIP, THEIR PAYMENT
The cruise price includes all types of meals on board (with the exception of dinners in alternative restaurants), accommodation in a cabin of the selected category, use of the gym, swimming pools, as well as an entertainment program, port taxes and duties.
Additional payments: bar products, reservations in alternative restaurants, laundry services, beauty salon, SPA, casino, shore excursions, sports activities in groups, ordering food and drinks to the cabin from 00:00 to 05:30 in the morning.
CASHLESS PAYMENT OF EXPENSES ON BOARD
For the convenience of calculations, all passengers receive a so-called Sea Pass credit card upon check-in, to which all additional expenses on board during the cruise are credited. You will need cash and credit cards for payments at the ports of the ship's parking.
What is a SeaPass card?
Credit card on the liner (with this card you can shop in shops on board the ship, purchase tickets for shore excursions, take part in a lottery, order alcoholic drinks and cocktails in bars, pay for visits to a beauty salon, massage parlor, photos, laundry services, etc. dry cleaners, etc. Casino chips and tokens are purchased with cash or credit cards.
Pass to the liner (the map shows the name of the cruise company, the name of the ship, the name of the restaurant, the number of the table).
Your ID for the cruise (last name, first name on the map).
Key to the cabin.
The SeaPass card must be activated on the day the cruise starts. You can present your credit card at check-in, after which, all expenses will be automatically read or inform that you wish to pay in cash, in this case, contact Pursers Desk / GuestRelations and make a deposit of $ 250 per person, the amount may vary depending on the duration of the cruise. After that, an account will be opened in your name and all you need to do to pay expenses on board is to show your card and sign checks. The day before the end of the cruise, you will be presented with a general invoice detailing the expenses on board, which must be paid the day before by 23:00 or from 06:00 to 07:00 on the day the cruise ends.
The tourist is always obliged to use the Sea Pass have with you.
All over the world this is the norm, since 90% of the salaries of service personnel are tips.
Optionally, you can pay the tip when booking your cruise at an authorized office either on board in cash or by depositing to your in-flight account
The amount of tips is approximate and may vary depending on the cruise company and the category of the cabin (per person per day):
When accommodated in a cabin without a window, with a window, with a balcony (Standard Room): $ 14.50 / person per day;
When accommodated in a Concierge & Aqua Class: $ 15.00 / person per day;
When accommodated in a Suite Class: $ 18.00 / person per day.
In your cabin you will find an order form for shore excursions, if you want to take part in excursions, it must be filled out and returned to the “Shore Excursions” counter, where you can get information about excursions in ports of call and purchase tickets. The cost of excursions is not included in the price of the tour. Before entering the port, the Cruise Director and Lecturer have talks about local attractions and excursions on board, as well as shops and bargains.
Tourists who do not want to participate in excursions can independently manage their time in the port.
All ships of Royal Caribbean International, CelebrityCruises and AzamaraClubCruises have trained doctors and nurses who are available around the clock in case of emergency. Medical services provided on board are paid additionally, tariffs correspond to European ones. We recommend that you take the necessary medications with you. If you are sensitive to the slightest hesitation of the liner, we advise you to use special tablets, which can be obtained free of charge from your doctor or at the GuestRelations counter.
LAUNDRY AND DRY CLEANING SERVICES
Our liners are equipped with excellent laundry and dry cleaning services. The price list for this type of service is in your cabin. With a standard order, things will be delivered the next day. If you need to receive things during the day, you must return the completed form and things in a special package to the steward by 09:00, the surcharge will be 50% of the total cost of the order.
There are duty-free shops on board the ships, where a wide variety of goods are widely presented: souvenirs with the symbols of Royal Caribbean, CelebrityCruises, and AzamaraClubCruises, tobacco products, alcoholic beverages, clothing, perfumery and cosmetics, jewelry, and basic necessities. Stores are closed during port stops. When buying alcohol, it will be delivered to your cabin only on the penultimate day of the cruise, so that you could take it with you.
By phone from your cabin, you can make international calls, the cost of 1 minute of conversation is on average $ 15.
Our ships are equipped with WiFi, which ensures virtually uninterrupted cellular communication on board.
All ships have Internet cafes, communication services are paid.
SAUNA, SPA, BEAUTY SALON
There is a sauna, SPA and beauty salon on board. Services are provided for an additional fee. If you wish to use these services, we recommend that you schedule your session / procedure in advance.
IN YOUR CABIN
In the cabin, for your convenience, there are soft drinks, which are paid additionally.
You can contact HouseKeeping at any time of the day or night and order an extra pillow, blanket, snacks in your cabin and much, much more. Drinks (juice, tea) and snacks indicated in the Room Service menu are served in the cabin free of charge, with the exception of the night time from 00:00 to 05:30 at (a tip must be paid - $ 2-5).
RADIO AND TELEVISION
All cabins on Royal Caribbean, CelebrityCruises, and AzamaraClub have radio and TV. Television broadcasts a satellite news channel from various countries, films, music programs and an internal TV channel reporting on the program on board, ports of call, etc.
RESTAURANTS & KITCHEN
For those who prefer a dietary meal, our chefs will prepare meals that are low in fat and sugar. We also offer vegetarian and children's menus. No matter what time of day you get hungry, you will always find something tasty.
TABLE ORDER IN THE RESTAURANT HALL
When you make a cruise booking, you can choose the table size in the restaurant that will be assigned to you for the entire cruise, as well as inform your agent of your preferred dinner time (first or second shift): Change - 18: 15-20: 00, II shift - 20: 30-22: 00. We are also pleased to offer you the opportunity to dine at any time convenient for you by choosing the MyTimeDining (RCI) / CelebrityCelect (CCL) meal change. Also, guests traveling with children under 13 years old can book the MyFamilytimedining option (with a confirmed meal change), in which case their children will be fed in about 40 minutes, after which a de
tskogo club for quiet games or watching cartoons and parents will have the opportunity to devote more time to each other. The child must be registered with the AdventureOcean Kids Club on the first day of the cruise.
SMOKING ON BOARD LINERS
Smoking is prohibited in cabins and most public areas. Also, there is a ban on smoking at the gaming tables in the casino, however, smoking is allowed near slot machines. In addition, each ship has designated smoking areas, both indoors and on the open decks on the starboard side of the ship. Smoking areas are marked with an inscription and are equipped with ashtrays. Passengers staying in cabins with a balcony can smoke on the balconies. Please note that smoking is strictly prohibited on RCI liners balconies overlooking Central Park / CentralPart and Boardwalk. The fine for violation of the rules of smoking is $ 250. On board CCL liners, smoking is prohibited both in the cabins and on the balconies.
Alcoholic drinks brought on board will be seized by security and returned to the owner the day before the cruise ends.
Persons under the age of 21 are strictly prohibited from drinking alcoholic beverages, this regulation is strictly observed by the service personnel, at the request of the bartender / waiter, the passenger is obliged to present the SeaPass, which contains information about the age of the passenger. Violation of the rules for drinking alcohol, as well as antisocial behavior can lead to arrest, forced disembarkation from the liner at the next port of call and transfer to law enforcement agencies.
Pregnant women are allowed to travel if the pregnancy at the end of the cruise does not reach 24 weeks. We strongly recommend that pregnant women have a certificate from a gynecologist, confirming that the pregnancy is proceeding without complications, and there are no contraindications for traveling.
The minimum age for children accepted for carriage is 6 months, however on some cruises the minimum age is 1 year. Please check with your agency. All RCI and CCL ships have children's clubs, which are divided into 5 age groups and accept children from 3 to 17 years old inclusive.
Passengers under the age of 21 are considered minors and must live in a cabin with a parent / proxy during the cruise, and the proxy must carry a parental power of attorney when boarding. The power of attorney must be translated into English and certified by an apostille.
END OF CRUISE, DEPARTURE
On one of the days of the cruise, special forms will be delivered to your cabin - DisembarkationForm. Fill in them, indicating the time of departure from the ship. In accordance with the specified time, luggage tags of a certain color will be delivered to your cabin, which will need to be filled in and attached to the luggage on the penultimate day of the cruise. Also, the day before the end of the cruise, customs declarations will be delivered to your cabin, which must be filled out and carried with you to go through passport and customs control.
Filled luggage tags are attached to suitcases, bags. Luggage is put on the corridor until 24.00 on the penultimate day of the cruise. On the day of arrival at the port, you must pay with your SeaPass card (by 7.00 am) and receive your passport! (Pursersdesk / GuestRelations). You will receive your luggage at the port based on the color of the luggage tag.
Children's leisure is organized in several age groups:
Toddler Time - from 6 months to 3 years old - the program is aimed at developing different skills and abilities in babies. All games are conducted under the strict guidance of experienced educators and using interactive toys from LeapFrog, which are selected strictly according to age.
The next three groups spend time in the same FunFactory club.
Shipmates (Comrades) - from 3 to 5 years.
Cadets (Cadets) - from 6 to 8 years old.
Ensigns - from 9 to 11 years old.
Children can not only play, but also take part in developmental activities (creative, sports), as well as try their hand at karaoke. Experts have developed specially for this age group activities in a playful way to form correct eating habits, interest in a healthy lifestyle and physical activity.
Teens - from 12 to 17 years old - teenagers will be able to spend time in the XClub, which will host various themed parties, discos, as well as sports and modern games.
Parents can order babysitting services for an additional fee. Moreover, she can work with one child or with a group of children.
Also on the liner there are special packages of services for family passengers:
PartyTime is the entrance to entertainment events and parties for children.
VIP Pass - access to all program events, the right to exclusive meals and the opportunity to save money on babysitting services.
Among the catering establishments, guests of the ship will be able to find both fast food and delicacies from the best cuisines of the world.
The main restaurants offering their services for free include:
Main Dining Room;
Casual Dining Restaurant;
Aqua Spa Cafe;
The premium liner has a very subtle approach to nutrition. CelebrityCruise has placed restaurants on its new ship with a beautiful contemporary design and the best service.
So, passengers will be able to enjoy classic European, French, separately Norman, American cuisine in restaurants:
The RMS OlympicRestaurant;
SS Normandie Restaurant;
Separately, it should be noted Luminae - this is an institution that works especially for passengers from suites. Its peculiarity is the exclusivity and uniqueness of dishes throughout the rest. The luxury restaurant will be able to have breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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