Celestyal Sets Sail With New Choice-Driven Pricing Model

Celestyal is introducing a new pricing model and 2023-24 itineraries that go deeper and stay longer in the destinations it visits.

Following feedback from guests and travel advisor, Celestyal 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.

For those wishing to upgrade their experience, Celestyal offers an “enhanced” tier with an unlimited premium 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.

There are also several additional commission earning opportunities for travel advisors and discounts for guests pre-booking various drink and shore excursions packages. “Inclusive” experiences will start as low as $339, and “Enhanced” vacations begin at $479.

And in response to guests’ desire to spend more time in the marquis islands of Santorini and Mykonos, Celestyal has announced that on its seven-night Idyllic Aegean itinerary it will now arrive early morning in Santorini for an extended whole-day opportunity to explore this unique destination, along with late departures in both Mykonos and Santorini.

In addition, this itinerary will visit Thessaloniki, Crete (Heraklion), Milos in Greece and Kusadasi (Ephesus) in Turkey.

To further position itself as an immersive, multi-destination-focused company, Celestyal will continue its tradition of introducing travellers to undiscovered destinations not visited by other cruise lines.

In 2024, Celestyal will launch its new, five-night “Legendary Aegean” itinerary visiting Santorini, Rhodes and reintroducing Samos in Greece and Istanbul in Turkey. Prices start at $549.

The four-night “Legendary Aegean” calls upon Chios, Kos and Mykonos as well as Istanbul.  New destinations on this itinerary include Chios and Kos. This new itinerary starts at $459.

The five-night “Legendary Ionian” visits Kotor in Montenegro along with Corfu and Crete (Chania Souda). Kotor is a fortified town on Montenegro’s Adriatic coast. Prices on the new five-night Ionian itinerary start at $549.

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. Prices start at $1799 for 14-nights.

In 2023, Celestyal returns with its “Three Continents” seven-night itinerary calling on Greece, Turkey, Israel, Egypt and Cyprus. Prices start at $679.

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. Prices start at $1289.

This will be followed by an exclusive holiday sailing in 2023, the 19-night Christmas special sailing calling on Thessaloniki, Volos, Rhodes and Crete (Greece), Izmir, Kusadasi, Antalya, Istanbul (Turkey),Limassol (Cyprus), Alexandria (Egypt) and an overnight visit in Haifa (Israel) to spend both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in the “Holy Land.” Pricing on this itinerary starts at $2,259.

This can also be split into eight- or 11-night itineraries.

In fall 2024, we will also see the return of the seven-night “Eclectic Aegean” itinerary, which calls upon Istanbul, Kavala, Thessaloniki, Volos and Santorini, and this itinerary is priced starting at $679.

A 14-night, special holiday voyage will also be featured with calls on Egypt, Haifa (Israel), Limassol (Cyprus), Rhodes (Greece), Volos (Greece), Thessaloniki (Greece), Istanbul (Turkey), Kavala (Greece) and Syros in Greece.  Prices start at $1799. This voyage can be spit in to a seven-night itinerary.

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