Where does the ship go/what is the itinerary?
The Magellan leaves from Newcastle on the 2nd of September, 2017 and sails to Aberdeen, Isle of Skye, Liverpool, Dublin and Invergordon before returning back to Newcastle arriving into port at dawn for disembarkation.
You can view the itinerary page at this link
Will I be able to get off at the Ports of Call? How much will Shore Excursions & Tours cost?
Yes, when we stop off in all Ports of Call you will get the chance to take part in the Shore Excursions & Tours or even just get off the Ship and explore for yourself at your own pace. Once you board the Magellan you will view a list of the different types of day trips available for the upcoming Port – if there is a specific trip you would like to do, it is recommended you book it as soon as possible at the Shore Excursions Desk.
How do I pay for drinks and merchandise on board?
You will receive your key card at check in which is the only form of payment on board, no cash is exchanged. This key card is the key to your room and identification on board, so it is recommended you take it with you everywhere you go on the ship. Although all meals and performances are paid for (excluding specialty dining options), if you would like to purchase duty-free souvenir, shore excursion’s or alcoholic beverages etc., you will need to use your seapass card.
Is entertainment on board free?
All Rock The Boat 2017 artist performances and entertainment is included in your ticket price. NOTE* Some extra Celebrity shipboard activities such as bingo and fitness classes incur a minimal charge. Refer to your cruise compass daily in-room newsletter for further information whilst onboard.
What else is included in the price of the cruise?
Your cabin fare entitles you to the following:
- 7 night cruise aboard CMV Magellan
- All meals, activities, entertainment and gratuities (excluding drinks, specialty restaurants & duty free shopping) on board
- Port charges and government taxes.
Are all the restaurants on board included in the price of the cruise?
Refer to your CruiseCo agent for relevant information.
Will the food be suitable for gluten intolerant people?
Celebrity Cruises pride themselves on their fantastic cuisine and understand the diversity of passengers’ food requirements. If you have any specific food requirements, such as lactose/gluten intolerance, veganism etc, simply tell your travel agent when booking. There are vegetarian options on every menu.
How many dance floors are there on the ship?
There are many dance floors on board to dance the night away, refer to the ship deck plan to view all specific performance spaces.
What type of clothes shall we pack? Do we need casual/formal attire? Are there any theme nights onboard?
Shorts, t-shirts, slacks, trousers, casual skirts, blouses and sundresses are all perfect during the day, whether indoors or out.
Suggested guidelines for nights are:
- Casual: Sport shirts and slacks for men, sundresses or pants for women
- Smart Casual: Jackets for men, dresses or pantsuits for women
- Formal: There are no formal nights onboard however some passengers choose to “frock up” for the Captain’s Cocktail Party.
What types of shops are there on the ship?
There are many different types of shops on the Magellan, boutique stores that sell the best of the best brand names along with clothing and souvenirs.
What can we do to reduce the effect of motion sickness?
The CMV Magellan is a glorious ship fitted with stabilizers that will make the biggest wave seem like a tiny little movement. We are also travelling at the smoothest time of year, in an area of ocean that is known for smooth sailing. If by any chance you do feel unwell once you get on board, complimentary sea sickness ginger tablets can be obtained from the Purser’s Desk, or you can visit the medical staff onboard.
Is there a deck plan of ship and cabins?
Simply click at this link and you will be directed to full detailed deckplan of the luxurious Radiance of the Seas, your “home away from home” aboard Rock The Boat 2017