Celebrity Cruises

Infants sailing on a cruise must be at least 6 months old as of the first day of the cruise/Cruisetour. However, for Transatlantic, Transpacific, select South American cruises/Cruisetours and other select cruises/Cruisetours, the infant (as of the first day of the cruise/Cruisetour) must be at least 12 months old. For the purposes of this policy, any cruise that has three or more consecutive days at sea will require infants to be 12 months old on the first day of the cruise/Cruisetour.

Denial of boarding for infants who do not satisfy these minimum age requirements may also result in the denial of boarding for one or more guests sailing with that infant. No refunds or other compensation shall be due from the cruise line to anyone as a result of the denial of boarding to an underage infant or other accompanying guests.

Toddler Time for children under age 3
Toddler time allows parents and toddlers to interact with other children their age.  Children participating in organized events must be fully potty trained; however, you can accompany your child to any organized activity if they’re not.

ShipmatesSM (Ages 3-5): Activities are based in the Fun Factory. Shipmates must be a minimum of 3 years old, completely independently toilet-trained and diaper/pull-up free to sign in for Fun Factory programs. Exceptions to this rule cannot be made. Shipmates must be signed in and out of the program by an adult age 18 or over who knows the child’s password.

Babysitting Services
Parents, enjoy a night out. Use Celebrity’s babysitting services, in both the Fun Factory and in individual staterooms. For a fee of $6 per hour per child, children ages 3-11 can participate in the Afternoon Party from noon-2 p.m. on port days and/or the evening Slumber Party from 10 p.m.-1 a.m. For a fee of $19 per hour, for up to three children within the same family, parents can arrange for a private, in-stateroom babysitter, subject to availability. Children must be 12 months or older to be eligible for in-stateroom babysitting. Please arrange 24 hours in advance.

Private In-Stateroom Babysitting
Private in-stateroom babysitting is open to children 12 months and older for a nominal fee of $19/hr. for up to three children from the same family. Requests must be made 24 hours in advance through Guest Relations. Availability for this service is limited and operates on a first come, first served basis. Private, in-stateroom babysitting is subject to personnel availability.


Fun Factory for ages 3-11

ShipmatesSM (Ages 3-5): Activities are based in the Fun Factory. Shipmates must be a minimum of 3 years old, completely independently toilet-trained and diaper/pull-up free to sign in for Fun Factory programs. Exceptions to this rule cannot be made. Shipmates must be signed in and out of the program by an adult age 18 or over who knows the child’s password.

CadetsSM (Ages 6-8): Activities are based in the Fun Factory. Check your program for times and locations. CadetsSM must be signed in and out of the program by an adult age 18 or over who knows the child’s password.

EnsignsSM (Ages 9-11): Activities are based in the Fun Factory, but frequently use other venues and go on scavenger hunts throughout the ship. Check your program for times and locations. Ensigns sign themselves in/out of complimentary programs until 10 p.m., unless otherwise indicated on their Parental Consent Form. After 10 p.m., Ensigns require an adult to sign them out of activities. Due to the liberty afforded to Ensigns, please tell your children never to enter someone else’s stateroom and to always let someone know where they will be.

Enjoy one of the Largest Xbox Experiences at Sea
Celebrity Cruises has outfitted their ships with dedicated Xbox stations and mobile consoles to feature one of the largest digital game and entertainment experiences at sea. Whether playing solo, or participating in an Xbox tournament or gaming theme night, there’s something for everyone in your family—from the youngest gamer to the most savvy teens. Celebrity even has programming for adults (but they won’t let the kids in on that little secret).

Free play with Xbox 360 and Kinect for Xbox 360 will be available during specified hours in the Fun Factory and XClub for registered children and teens. Adults can take part in Zumba parties, sports tournaments and other activities in a variety of lounges on the ship.

Additional Children’s programs
The Fun Factory Youth Program offers additional services to accommodate families while the ship is in port and during the evenings. All the services asterisked below are offered on a sign-up basis:

Lunch Party*: Port days only from noon-2 p.m.. Children will dine with their Youth Staff on the Lido Deck, and then carry on into afternoon activities. Pre-registration required before 11:45 a.m..

Dinner Party*: Every evening from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Children start out in the Fun Factory from 5 p.m.-6 p.m., then dine with their Youth Staff at 6 p.m. on the Lido Deck, then carry on into evening activities. Pre-registration required before 5:45 p.m.

Slumber Party*: Every evening from 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Children ages 3-11 can Slumber or Party depending on needs and choices. Slumber Party ends promptly at 1a.m. At 1 a.m., an immediate $20 late fee will be charged. After 2 a.m., a $25/hr. late fee will apply.

*These services listed above are available for a nominal fee of $6/hr. per child. After your child’s first hour, payment is in ten-minute increments. There are no fees for any child who signs up for the VIP Program. Exceptions: when at sea, or if sailing at or prior to 5 p.m., the Dinner Party is complimentary. During low season, parents may be requested to sign up for parties no later than 10 p.m. the day before.

V.I.P. Passes for Kids
Celebrity’s V.I.P Pass is a unique opportunity for your child to have unlimited access to all program activities. The one-time V.I.P Pass fee offers families over a 40 percent savings off the cost of individual Lunch, Dinner, and Slumber parties. In addition, V.I.P Pass holders are the only children who will be given an exclusive Fun Factory goodies bag and have access to exclusive Fun Factory experiences like a behind-the-scenes ship tour. An additional charge applies to purchasing a V.I.P. Party Pass. Children’s products and services are not available on Celebrity Xpedition®.

Tweens/Teens – X-Club Teen Entertainment
For young adults, Celebrity offers the ultimate hangout place for teens, featuring social activities, the newest gaming consoles and titles, sports activities, even teens-only late night dances. All activities are hosted and supervised by Youth Counselors. All very cool.

iTake, Video Project for Teens

For up-and-coming “directors,” Celebrity has the coolest video project afloat-it’s called iTake. First, these young visionaries brainstorm a storyboard for the short videos to be created. Then, armed with GoPro Hero 3 high definition, wide-angle video cameras (used to film extreme sports and other cool events), they’ll head out to get the shots they planned-even if they’re underwater! After the filming is through, they’ll learn how to edit their videos to create amazing vacation videos in the cyber chic Celebrity iLoungeSM. Cool prizes will be awarded in a variety of film categories at the XClub Film Festival & Award Ceremony. The best part? They’ll be having so much fun, they won’t even realize they’re learning new skills. Complimentary program takes about 4 hours to complete. Available on all ships with a Celebrity iLounge: Celebrity Eclipse®, Celebrity Summit®, Celebrity Silhouette®, Celebrity ReflectionSM, Celebrity Infinity®, Celebrity Solstice®, Celebrity Millennium® and Celebrity Constellation®.


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