Celestyal Launches New Pricing Model

Celestyal Cruises has introduced a new pricing model and immersive 2023-24 itineraries. Following feedback from guests and its travel advisor partners, the line will provide guests with more choice and a new, two-tiered pricing model.

The entry-level, “inclusive” fare offers complimentary dining and select drinks with meals, entertainment, daily activities, port charges and gratuities. This entry level fare also comes with a pre-bookable shore excursion discount of $80, per person. Those wishing to upgrade their experience can avail of an “enhanced” tier with an unlimited drinks package, daily hour of complimentary Wi-Fi, 25 percent discount on specialty dining and a pre-bookable shore excursion discount of $160, per person.

Additionally, there are several commission-earning opportunities for travel advisors and discounts for guests pre-booking various drink and shore excursions packages. The “inclusive” experiences will start at $339 and “enhanced” vacations begin at $479.

In response to guests’ desire to spend more time in Santorini and Mykonos, Celestyal has announced that guests on its seven-night “Idyllic Aegean” itinerary will now arrive early morning in Santorini for an extended whole-day opportunity to explore the destination, along with late departures in both Mykonos and Santorini. The itinerary will also visit Thessaloniki, Crete and Milos in Greece, and Kusadasi in Turkey.

In 2024, Celestyal will launch its new, five-night “Legendary Aegean” itinerary visiting Santorini, Rhodes and reintroducing Samos in Greece, and Istanbul in Turkey.

The four-night “Legendary Aegean” calls upon Chios, Kos and Mykonos as well as Istanbul. New destinations on this itinerary include Chios and Kos. Each of the new “Legendary Aegean” itineraries can also be enjoyed as “open-jaw” sailings between Istanbul and Athens for the first time, allowing guests to take advantage of air links to Turkey from North America.

The five-night “Legendary Ionian” visits Kotor in Montenegro along with Corfu and Crete (Chania Souda). For guests who wish to stay longer and explore more, Celestyal will offer various combinations ranging from nine to 14-nights such as the “Legendary Aegean & Ionian” itinerary visiting Santorini, Rhodes, Samos, Chios, Kos, Corfu, Crete (Chania Souda) and Mykonos in Greece, Istanbul in Turkey and Kotor in Montenegro.

In 2023, Celestyal returns with its “Three Continents” seven-night itinerary calling on Greece, Turkey, Israel, Egypt and Cyprus. The “Steps of Paul” seven-night itinerary also returns in the fall of 2023 and visits Thessaloniki, Kavala and Patmos in Greece along with Istanbul, Dikili and Kusadasi in Turkey. This will be followed by an exclusive holiday sailing in 2023, the 19-night Christmas cruise calling on Thessaloniki, Volos, Rhodes and Crete, Izmir, Kusadasi, Antalya, Istanbul, Limassol, Alexandria and an overnight visit in Haifa to spend both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in the Holy Land. This can also be split into eight- or 11-night itineraries.

Fall 2024 will see the return of the seven-night “Eclectic Aegean” itinerary, which calls upon Istanbul, Kavala, Thessaloniki, Volos and Santorini. A 14-night holiday voyage will also be included with calls on Egypt, Haifa, Limassol, Rhodes, Volos, Thessaloniki, Istanbul, Kavala and Syros. This voyage can be spit in to a seven-night itinerary.

For more information, visit celestyal.com.

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