Return to Cruising Ship Guide: Celebrity Constellation

A guide to cruising on the Celebrity Constellation. - Photo by Celebrity Cruises

When Did Celebrity Constellation Resume Cruising?

On November 7, 2021, Celebrity Constellation resumed cruising from Tampa, sailing 10- and 11-night Caribbean itineraries into mid-April. The ship will reposition to Europe for the 2022 summer season to offer a variety of Mediterranean and Greek Isles cruises. 

All guests sailing with Celebrity Cruises must have received a final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days before the beginning of the cruise. In addition, to board the ship, each guest must present proof of vaccination and proof of a negative viral COVID-19 test (PCR or antigen) taken within two days of embarkation. 

Cruising on Celebrity Constellation? Here’s our guide to everything you need to know before you board. 

About the Ship: Celebrity Constellation is one of Celebrity Cruises’ medium-sized vessels. Despite its smaller size, there’s no shortage of onboard amenities on this ship. Celebrity Constellation initially launched in 2012 and was most recently refurbished in 2017. When cruising at full capacity (before COVID-19), the vessel can accommodate 2,034 passengers and offers 1,079 cabins. 

Activities + Entertainment: Celebrity Constellation boasts a variety of activities perfectly suited for guests of all ages. Highlights include a casino, art gallery, cinema, kids and teens clubs, an arcade, a pool, multiple whirlpools, an adults-only solarium, basketball courts, a jogging track, a fitness center, hair salon, and the full-service AquaSpa. 

Music and theatre buffs are sure to be delighted by the entertainment options on Celebrity Constellation. The Celebrity Theatre plays home to a variety of world-class Vegas-style shows. The Rendezvous Lounge offers an intimate venue for stand-up, live music, and dancing. At the Rooftop Terrace, guests can enjoy outdoor movies from the comfort of a plush lounger. Adults looking for a ‘night-out’ can head to the ship’s numerous bars and lounges, including Cellar Masters which offers a variety of wine tasting events. 

Dining: Celebrity Constellation offers a variety of restaurants with cuisines to fit every palate. Included eateries are Luminae (Retreat guests only), Blu (Aqua-class guests only), Ocean View Cafe, Mast Grill, Spa Cafe, and the Main Dining Room. In addition, guests looking for a specialty dining experience can check out Tuscan Grill, Sushi on Five, and Le Petite Chef. 

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Pricing: Sailings are filling up quickly with the return of Celebrity Constellation, and prices are regularly changing. Expect to pay about $100 per person per night for entry-level accommodations. Consider booking a balcony cabin to enjoy the spectacular views of the ocean from your private oasis. Balcony cabins currently start around $145 per person per night and go up based on location and category. 

We recommend booking NOW if you find a price you like - chances are it won’t last long! 

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What to Expect at Embarkation & Onboard Protocols

Celebrity Cruises’ ‘Healthy at Sea’ protocol state that 'safe vacations start with prevention'. Prior to boarding, all guests need to complete a health questionnaire, and guests ages 12 years and older must present proof of vaccination before sailing. 

Guests ages 2 –11 who are not fully vaccinated will be required to take a complimentary antigen test at the terminal. In addition, all guests (regardless of vaccination status) must present a negative COVID-19 test at embarkation. This test can be taken as a PCR test or Antigen test, conducted within two days of boarding the ship. 

In some homeport countries, testing may be required for all guests regardless of vaccination status. An additional test will be administered onboard, free of charge if needed for home country re-entry. 

Tips from Our Community Members:

Friendly staff, excellent food choices, and lots to drink. Nice shops and choices for activities. We actually enjoy the art auctions as well. Entertainment was excellent. - kawalkerrn

A very relaxing, enjoyable cruise. Unusually calm seas certainly helped, but the whole attitude of the staff really made the difference. Food was excellent, entertainment was excellent, but the staff were, without exception, OUTSTANDING. - owry1971

All the employees and officers went out of their way to make us welcome and appreciated. We had an amazing time and booked the same itinerary for next year! - michelle259

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