Return to Cruising Ship Guide: Celebrity Millennium
When is Celebrity Millennium slated to resume operations?
Celebrity Millennium will begin sailing in Alaska starting July 23, 2021. The ship will sail a series of 7-night cruises roundtrip from Seattle making stops in Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, and cruise Endicott Arm and the Inside Passage.
All guests ages 16 years and older sailing with Celebrity Cruises must be fully vaccinated with all COVID-19 vaccine doses administered at least 14 days prior to sailing. As of August 1, 2021, all US Guests ages 12 and older must be fully vaccinated. In addition, ports that your itinerary visits may also have requirements prior to entering such as PCR tests or travel applications. We recommend checking in with Celebrity Cruises prior to sailing to ensure you have all necessary requirements.
Cruising on Celebrity Millennium? Here’s our guide to everything you need to know before you board.
About the Ship: Celebrity Millennium is complete with all of the amenities and unique experiences that guests have come to expect from Celebrity Cruises. This medium-sized ship was newly refurbished in early 2019 with bow to stern upgrades to its rooms, restaurants, technology, and numerous activities. At full capacity (prior to COVID-19) Millennium can accommodate just over 2,000 passengers and has over 1,000 total cabins.
Activities + Entertainment: Cruisers are in for no shortage of activities on Celebrity Millennium. Highlights of the vessel include the full-service Canyon Ranch Spa and Fitness Center, a casino, numerous lounges and nightlife venues, an iLounge Computer Lab featuring Apple devices, three pools and six whirlpools, an adults-only Solarium, an open-air jogging track, and more. Guests can also enjoy onboard entertainment like Broadway reviews and performances by the American Ballet Theatre.
Dining: Celebrity Millennium is home to eight dining venues and numerous lounges and bars. Choices for guests include the Metropolitan Restaurant, Ocean Cafe and Bar, Qsine, Bistro on Five, Mast Grill and Bar, Olympic Restaurant, a gelateria, and the AquaSpa Cafe. Bar options include Cellar Masters, Michael’s Club, Rendez-Vous Lounge, Crush, and the Sunset Bar.
Pricing: Sailings on Celebrity Millennium are filling up quickly. Expect prices to change regularly due to high demand. If you see a price you like - we recommend booking now as it likely won't last! Depending on sail date, right now you can expect to pay about $90 - $100 per person per night for entry-level accommodations. In Alaska, there is nothing like a balcony cabin to enjoy the beautiful scenery and spot wildlife such as whales, eagles and more. Balcony cabins are running about $150 - $200 per person per night.
Celebrity Cruises prices may seem a bit more expensive than other lines, however their ‘Always Included’ promotion inclusions make up for the high price tag. This offer includes the following on all Celebrity sailings: Wi-Fi, drinks, and daily gratuities.
What to Expect at Embarkation
Celebrity Cruises’ ‘Healthy at Sea’ protocol state that safe vacations start with prevention. Prior to boarding, all guests are required to complete a health questionnaire and guests ages 2 –15 will be required to take a complimentary antigen test at the terminal. 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 required for home country re-entry. All adults ages 16 years and older must present proof of vaccination prior to sailing, and come August 1, all US Guests ages 12 and older must present vaccination proof.
Tips from our Community Members
Embarkation was quick and easy, rooms ready promptly. Ship is beautiful with s great staff. Every staff member works to assure your vacation is outstanding. Casino is nice, no smoking really was good. Food was good. - mcw325
Great service, food, entertainment and shows. All of us in my family had a great experience and a wonderful vacation! - viomary
There are no words to describe how perfect it was. Food is great! Staff is so friendly! Great shows. Overall it’s just perfect. - olgakr2477
With so much to see and do in the Alaskan ports which Millennium will visit on these Summer 2021 cruises, be sure to book shore excursions as early as possible. The top rated excursions by port are:
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