Here is our ultimate guide to Celebrity Cruises Drink Packages 2020 And Bar Menus. All ready for your next Celebrity Cruise in 2020. Readers often message us asking about all inclusive drinks packages and menus. Hey, us parents are entitled to have a drink too, right?
Of course it’s not only alcoholic drinks packages we need to consider, its also which drinks package? Do you want a wine package, or indeed a soft drink package.
Celebrity Cruises offer lots of choice in their offering of drinks packages, and I have used my experience cruising with Celebrity Cruises, but also scrolled though and read LOTS and asked many questions to bring you the latest up to date information.
The Ultimate Guide To Celebrity Cruises Drink Packages
Where Can I Get Drinks Packages On Celebrity Cruises?
The best time to purchase your drinks packages is online before you cruise. Additionally, keep an eye out for special offers as Celebrity do send out email offers occasionally. However you can also purchase a package or upgrade your package at any bar whilst on board.
On our last cruise I booked the Classic Drinks Package but was unsure if I would prefer the Premium Drinks Package. The classic did not have Pellegrino included, and I was worried I may not like the wine.
Eventually I made the decision that I woulds upgrade should I feel the need to once onboard. I am glad I made this decision, as the Classic package was perfectly fine. There was canned soda water which was a great alternative sparkling water and the wine was lovely.
Celebrity Cruises Drink Packages And Menus
Choose from the classic drinks package, premium drinks package, taste of the vineyards wine package or Soda package. There’s so much choice for cruising families.
It’s not only our drinks package we need to consider, but also if you are cruising with the family then you need to ensure the kiddies are covered and kept hydrated during their cruise.
Celebrity Cruises Classic Drink’s Package
How Much Are The Celebrity Classic Drinks Packages?
The Non-Alcoholic Classic Drinks Package Includes
All carbonated drinks, bottled water, juices including apple, cranberry, orange, lemon and grapefruit and also premium coffees and teas, all at a cost of $18.00 per person, per day.
You Will Find The Following Included In The Classic Drinks Package
In addition to all of the benefits of the classic soft drinks package, the classic drinks package also includes; beer, spirits, cocktails and wines by the glass up to $9 per serving. Plus 15% discount on all wines by the bottle purchased on board. At a cost of $59.00 per person, per day.
Beers Included On The Celebrity Classic Drinks Package.
Yes many beers are included in the price of the package, for a full list click here.
Spirits Included In The Celebrity Cruises Classic Drinks Package.
Click to find out about the Classic Drinks Package.
Celebrity Cruises Premium Drink’s Package
How Much Are Celebrity Premium Drinks Packages
The Non-Alcoholic Premium Drinks Package
All carbonated drinks, premium bottled water, freshly squeezed and bottled/canned juices, San Pellegrino, Red Bull, Vitaminwater, Honest Iced Teas and premium coffees and teas at a cost of $22.00 per person.
Premium Drinks Package Includes
The premium package provides all the benefits of our Premium soft drinks package. Plus beer, spirits, cocktails and wines by the glass up to $15 per serving. There is a full list here.
This will include some upgraded cocktail and brands of spirits including gin and martinis. Plus, an increased discount of 20% on all wines by the bottle purchased on board, for $69.00 per person, per day.
What Does The Soda Package On Celebrity Include?
The Soda Package choice includes soft drinks such as Fanta Orange, Coke and Sprite, as well as newer flavours including Coke Zero, Barq’s Root Beer, Sprite Zero and Caffeine-Free Diet Coke at a cost of $9 per person, per day.
Premium Bottled Water Package
Unlimited bottles of still or sparkling water in any of the bars, lounges, or restaurants. Premium still and sparkling waters include Evian, Pellegrino and Perrier, bottled at source at natural springs in the French Alps, northern Italy and southern France at a cost of $16 per person, per day.
Taste of the Vineyards Wine Package
Classic Package: The Taste of the Vineyards Classic Package, offers a range of premium international wines. Including New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs, Malbecs from Argentina. With prices starting from $125.35 per person. Choose from 3, 5, or 7 bottle package.
Premium Package: The Taste of the Vineyards Premium Package offers a collection of Old and New World wines. You may also choose to mix in wines from the Classic Package. Prices starting from $171.35 per person, you can choose from a 3, 5, or 7 bottle package.
Commonly Asked Questions About Celebrity Cruises Drinks Packages
Are The Celebrity Cruises Packages Worth The Money?
If you look at the menus below you will be able to work out if the packages are good value for you.
As a rough example
- Wine $9 a glass x 3 with dinner = $27
- Soft drinks $3 a glass x3 = $9
- Bottle of water $3 x 4 = $12
- cocktails x2 = $18
- Speciality coffee ( you can also get in take out cups) $6 x3 = $18
A grand total of $84.00 and that’s working on the classic drinks package prices. When we have this conversation with people they always rank the drink package value against the amount of alcoholic drinks they drink. However it makes sense to also factor in speciality coffees, soft drinks and water if you intend to drink those too.
Is Prosecco Included In The Celebrity Cruises Drink Packages?
Yes, certain brands of prosecco are included within the drinks packages.
Can You Use Your Celebrity Drinks Package In The Restaurants?
Yes, you can order drinks from your Celebrity Cruises drink packages in the restaurant. Being a wine drinkers we thought we would need an additional wine package. However we drank wine in all of the restaurants we dined in, and just like a package it was kept in a bucket near our table and refilled regularly.
We were also able to order beer and soft drink in the restaurant as part of our package.
What Is The Celebrity Cruises Drinks Package Limit?
There is officially no limit, although a member of staff can refuse to serve anyone they deem intoxicated to an unacceptable level.
Can You Take Wine On A Celebrity Cruise Ship?
Yes you are able to bring 2 bottles of wine onboard per cabin on embarkation day only, however this will be subject to a corkage fee.
Does The Celebrity Drink Package Include Gratuities?
Gratuities are charged at a rate of 20% at the time of ordering your drinks package, so yes, you do pay them, but up front and against the price of the package, rather than the value of the drinks you consume.
How Much Are Alcoholic Drinks On Celebrity?
Drinks on Celebrity Cruises vary in price, check out the bar menus below for a list of alcoholic and soft drink prices.
Celebrity Cruises Drinks Menus
Celebrity Edge Drinks Menus
These bar menus from the Celebrity Edge offer great examples of what is available in each drinks package in terms of price point.
Celebrity Edge Eden Cocktail Menus
And here is a selection of cocktails available in the Eden Bar onboard Celebrity Edge.
Celebrity Silhouette Drinks Menus
These is the menu from the martini bar onboard Celebrity Silhouette. As you can see the prices are outside of the classic drinks package. On occasion I ordered a martini and charged the extra over $9.
You can also order wines, beers and spirits from the martini bar.
I hope that helps, in my opinion the drinks packages are great value and not just for the alcohol but also to keep you hydrated throughout your cruise. They are not for everyone, but for us, and for the boys they work out great value and also easy.
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