Cruising on the Grand Celebration will be a memorable
experience. Below you will find some helpful information to
make your cruise even more enjoyable.
Can I use
cellular phones on the Grand Celebration?
Enjoy the convenience of using your cellular phone to keep
in touch with friends and family while sailing on the Grand
Celebration. In order to use your cell phones onboard, you
might need to first activate the roaming service by calling
your cellular provider. The network gets activated when the
ship is at sea, out of reach from land and your regular
cellular provider. When the service becomes available, your
cellular phone will display either MCP or 901 12 or indicate
Digital Roaming. This service is charged via your home
cellular provider at international roaming rates for exact
pricing, please check with your home operator.
included in the cruise price?
Your fare includes shipboard accommodations, ocean
transportation, all meals (except specialty dining options),
select beverages and onboard entertainment (excluding the
adult comedy show).
Gratuities of $12 per night per person, transportation to
and from the ship, valet parking at the port,shore
excursions, bar beverages, soft drinks, phone calls,
photographs and items you may choose to purchase that are
not specifically stated.
Internet access available from the ship?
Yes, you will be able to stay connected throughout the ship
as well as in our comfortable internet cafe. There is a
minimal charge for WiFi access and it is subject to change.
Visit Customer Service once onboard for more information.
need a passport or visa?
All U.S. citizens must have valid proof of citizenship. A
passport or passport card is preferred by government
officials, is required for overnight stays in the Bahamas
and may be required on all cruise ships in the future. For
more information on passport cards please click here (http://travel.state.gov/passport/ppt_card/ppt_card_3926.html). For
the cruise only, not stays, a government issued birth
certificate with a raised seal (not from hospital) is an
acceptable form of identification if accompanied by a photo
ID. Resident aliens must travel with their "Green Card"
Alien registration cards and a government issued photo ID
Guests from other countries must possess a valid passport
and should check with their travel agent or appropriate
consulate to determine other necessary travel documentation.
All guests over 16 years must carry a Government issued
picture ID such as a state or provincial driver's license
with a picture or a government photo ID card.
luggage can I bring onboard?
Each guest is permitted to bring two (2) pieces of
complimentary luggage, not to exceed 50 pounds per piece.
For excess and overweight luggage a $25 fee per bag will be
automatically charged to your onboard account. All luggage
must be stored in the passengerís stateroom.
should I pack?
The dress code on board is generally casual. Dinner and
evening attire is casual elegance, with proper attire
required for select restaurants, including collared shirts,
blouses, pants, dresses and skirts. Tank tops and swimsuits
are not permitted in the dining areas.
about personal belongings?
We are not responsible for theft or loss so be sure all
baggage and personal belongings are properly insured and
labeled with the owner's name, address, and ship's name,
cabin number and sailing date. Suitcases should be securely
locked. We recommend that you personally carry all
medications, jewelry, fragile items, valuables and important
documents on and off the ship. Any luggage left at the pier
will be forwarded at the guest's expense.
about special needs?
If you have a specific need or a medical condition that
requires special attention, you must advise us when making
your reservation and confirm the information to us in
writing. Special dietary needs can be accommodated if the
passenger makes the request at the time of booking.
Passengers requiring a wheelchair onboard must make
the onboard alcohol policy?
Guests may not bring alcohol onboard prior to embarkation
and any alcohol found in a guest's possession is subject to
confiscation. The drinking age on the ship is 21 in US
waters and 18 at sea and on Grand Bahama Island, a valid ID
is required. We have the right to refuse sale and/or service
baby-sitting be available?
We offer a variety of activities to ensure that the kids
have just as much fun as the adults. They will enjoy the
pools, waterslide, kids club, and a complimentary kids
program that includes supervision.
For your convenience, gratuities are charged to your onboard
charge card at $12 per person, per day. This covers all food
and cabin services provided to you by your Cabin Steward,
Waiter, Busboy and Maitre dí. Other staff members may be
tipped as services are rendered. Please note that a 15%
service charge will be included on all bar, wine and Spa &
Salon tabs. This is standard in the cruise industry.
the ship's electrical current?
The Grand Celebration is equipped with North American
standard, 110 volts AC, which will accommodate most items
including your cell phone and computer chargers, hair
dryers, curling irons etc.