Choosing a Celebrity Cruise to Alaska allows you to be utterly spoilt in unspoilt surroundings... Sail away on this outstanding itinerary across the glistening Pacific Ocean towards some of the most dramatic and breathtaking scenery that you can imagine. Icebergs, glaciers and entrancing wildlife galore, Celebrity Cruises are renowned for their first class onboard service, with no request too great and no detail too small, their onboard attendants are dedicated to ensuring that every element of your Alaskan cruise is just right. You can select the perfect cabin for you at the time of booking your Celebrity Cruise to Alaska. We know that it is the little things that count towards making your holiday special, so we can help you select the cabin which includes everything that will get your cruise off to a smooth start.
• International flights with Air Transat departing from London Gatwick in economy class
• Includes seat selection
• 1 night pre-cruise accommodation
• Cruise accommodation for 7 nights in an Inside stateroom
• Full board
• Most entertainment onboard the ship
• Relevant taxes
Day 1 Fly from London to Vancouver
Arrive into Vancouver International airport and make your way independently to your chosen hotel for the night. The city is perched on the glittering Pacific Coast with the majestic Coastal Mountain backdrop making for the perfect destination to start your adventure. Spend the rest of the day exploring this magnificent city.
Day 2 Vancouver departure
It is the day of your departure from Vancouver on your Alaska cruise. Boarding starts from approx 12.30pm and your cruise departs at 4:30pm. Make sure that you are out on deck as you depart the harbour and pass under the Lions Gate bridge and into the Strait of Georgia.
Day 3 Scenic Cruising the Inside Passage
The renowned Inside Passage is a fabulous journey, departing from Vancouver you'll enjoy all round scenery from the moment you set sail. Prepare for incredible views of wildlife and breathtaking glacier bays and craggy coast lines. Watch out for whales, porpoises and birds of prey along the journey.
Day 4 Icy Strait Point
Arriving at 3pm into Icy Point, this will be your first taste of the rich native heritage and culture that Alaska oozes and you can’t help but fall in love with it. Adventure activities, whalewatching excursions, local cuisine, history tours – however you want to spend your day exploring Icy Strait is up to you. Depart at 10pm
Day 5 Cruising Hubbard Glacier
Arrive at 10:30. Hubbard Glacier is breathtaking. Listen out as you can often hear the glacier moving! Immerse yourself in your surroundings of jagged icy peaks and the turquoise blue ocean. Today will be a truly magical experience. Leave at 2:30pm.
Day 6 Juneau, Alaska
This morning you will arrive in Juneau at 7:30am, Alaska's wonderful capital city. There are so many exciting ways to spend your day here. A wonderful sight is the Mendenhall Glacier which is enormous! Or if you are looking for something a bit more active, then there is a myriad of activities to choose from. Depart Juneau at 8pm.
Day 7 Ketchikan, Alaska
You will dock in Ketchikan at 2pm this afternoon, with the rest of the afternoon and early evening to spend exploring the wonderful green surroundings. Outdoor activities are endless here! There is also so much history and a wonderful Gold Rush story for you to unravel and be swept away by. You will depart Ketchikan at 8:30pm.
Day 8 Inside Passage (cruising)
Cruising the magnificent Inside Passage again you will make your way back to Vancouver. Keep your eyes peeled for the exciting wildlife as whales and porpoises breach the surface below.
Day 9 Fly from Vancouver to London
You will arrive in Vancouver at 7am. Take your time to leisurely disembark and return to the city. We recommend extending your holiday with a few nights in Vancouver or continuing your magical journey with a Rocky Mountaineer train, just ask our experienced agents for more information. Otherwise make your way independently to the airport for your return flight home with a bag full of memories.
ESTA online application for entry to the USA
Important: All cruise passengers must complete the online Visa Waiver form by visiting https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov which is needed for entry into the US at a cost of $14 per person.
You must complete an ESTA application at least 72 hours before flying. Any traveller who fails to complete an ESTA application at least 3 days before departure will almost certainly be refused entry into the country under new US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations. If you are even considering visiting the States, it's worth filling out an ESTA application now as they are valid for two years. Important: If you are refused entry because you do not hold the correct travel documents or have had your application for ESTA rejected - you will NOT be entitled to any form of refund or covered by your travel insurance policy.
Taking effect 14 June, 2016, for all sailings departing on or after 1 July, 2016, the new recommended gratuities guideline for Celebrity Cruises will be; $13.50 per day, per guest in Standard staterooms $14.00 per day, per guest in Concierge Class & AquaClass® staterooms $17.00 per day, per guest in Suite Class. Gratuities can be prepaid in advance, please ask your agent for information.
Dates & Ports
|June 2017||4th, 11th, 18th & 25th||Vancouver|
|July 2017||2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th||Vancouver|
|August 2017||6th, 13th, 20th & 27th||Vancouver|
|September 2017||3rd & 10th||Vancouver|
Each beautifully finished stateroom is furnished to the highest 5-star standards with a private mini-bar, interactive flat screen TV and luxury amenities such as custom blended bath products and Celebrity eXhale 100% cotton linen bedding. Inside staterooms do not have an external viewing window, but there are plenty of public areas onboard for you to enjoy the wonderful passing scenery. Inside Staterooms are located throughout the ship, so just let our experienced sales team know where you would prefer to be and they can help to make sure that you book exactly what you are looking for.
Features - Sitting area
Oceanview (Outside) Stateroom
Never miss a minute of the breathtaking scenery, when you choose an Oceanview (Outside) Stateroom. With more living space and a seating area at your large picture window, so you can sit back and relax after a day of sightseeing. Enjoy luxury bed linen and amenities which top off your five star cruise. Oceanview (Outside) Staterooms are located throughout the ship, and range from fully obstructed views to fully unobstructed views based on where they are. Our experienced team are on hand to help you select the perfect cabin, so just let them know exactly what you are looking for and they can help you to book this.
Features - Sitting area; Window
Enjoy extra lounging space including a private balcony to relax and enjoy the scenery and starry skies at night. 24-hour room service and your own private mini bar make your trip even more special, with all of the luxury five star amenities synonymous to the Celebrity Cruises brand.
Features - Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors; Sitting area, some with sofa bed
These exceptional balcony staterooms are set in the most desirable locations of each ship. Designed for the traveller who settles in nicely to accommodations where little details make a big difference. The unexpected delights and attention to detail will amaze you, even as you sleep on the perfect pillow you’ve selected from their pillow menu.
Features - Early embarkation and debarkation; Priority check-in; Sparkling wine, fresh fruit & flowers upon arrival; Main and specialty restaurant seating preferences; Expanded room service breakfast menu; Evening hors d'oeuvres, daily; Pillow menu, Plush Frette® bathrobes; Hansgrohe® massaging; showerhead; Extra handheld hair dryer; Complimentary shoeshine service, use of golf umbrella, & high-quality binoculars; Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors; Sitting area with sofa; Vanity; Veranda
All Staterooms Include:
Two lower beds convertible to queen (except as noted)
Complimentary 24-hour room service
Dual voltage 110/220 AC
Four pillows in every stateroom
Complimentary use of bathrobes
100% Egyptian cotton towels
Bathroom accessories & hair dryer
Complimentary beach towel service
Plentiful storage space in your bathroom & wardrobe
Interactive flatscreen television
Some staterooms may have a trundle bed