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About Our Destination

Currency
U.S. Dollars are accepted in all ports of call.
Languages
English is widely used and spoken in all ports of call.
Climate
Average year-round temperature in the Caribbean is a perfect 82°F (28°C). Bermuda in late April/May averages 75°F (24°C). High noon is a bit warmer and at night it can get breezy, but mostly you’ll be fine in shorts and a t-shirt. The islands are fairly dry, averaging a little over 1 in. (2.5 cm.) of rain per month. Much of this falls from September to early December.
Itinerary
  • Saturday, April 27 — San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Sunday, April 28 — At Sea
  • Monday, April 29 — St. John's, Antigua
  • Tuesday, April 30 — Basseterre, St. Kitts
  • Wednesday, May 1 — Tortola, British Virgin Islands
  • Thursday, May 2 — At Sea
  • Friday, May 3 — King's Wharf, Bermuda
  • Saturday, May 4 — At Sea
  • Sunday, May 5 — Cape Liberty, NJ / New York, NY

Before Your Trip

What's included?
  • Accommodations for 9 days/8 nights on board the Celebrity Summit
  • All meals, including room service (room service and specialty restaurants have a nominal charge)
  • Gratuities, port charges/taxes (covered in NDA fees)
  • Olivia signature programming, entertainment and personalized Olivia staffing throughout
What’s not included?
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal items
  • Alcohol, soft drinks, specialty coffee, and bottled water
  • Spa and salon services
  • Telephone, fax, internet
  • Shore excursions, ship’s photos, bingo, casino activities, medical attention and other incidentals
Travel documentation and identification
Passport
You will need a passport that is valid for six months past the date of the trip. If you are not a U.S. citizen, please check with both your country’s consulate and the consulates of the countries we will be visiting to make sure that you do not need an entry visa or other additional documentation.
Visa
U.S. citizens DO NOT need to get a visa ahead of time. If you are not a U.S. citizen, please check with both your country’s consulate and the consulates of the countries we will be visiting to make sure that you do not need an entry visa or other additional documentation.
Vaccinations
Please check with your local Public Health Department or personal physician regarding immunization requirements for all countries on your itinerary. You may also check the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention’s website at: www.cdc.gov. Just click on “Traveler’s Health” and then "Vaccinations".
Cancellation policy
Unexpected events can cause you to cancel your vacation. Because we are committed to this charter, we must strictly adhere to our cancellation policy as outlined in our Olivia Terms & Conditions.


2019 CARIBBEAN ISLANDS, BERMUDA & NEW YORK CRUISE
START DATE END DATE CANCEL PENALTY
TRIP DATE 4/27/2019    
Cancellation Fee 180 days or more prior to trip date   10/27/2018 $250 per person
Cancellation Fee 90-179 days prior to trip date 10/28/2018 1/27/2019 50% of trip cost
Cancellation Fee 60-89 days prior to trip date 1/28/2019 2/27/2019 75% of trip cost

Cancellation Fee 0-59 days prior to trip date
(NON-REFUNDABLE)

2/28/2019   100% of trip cost

Travel insurance
Olivia recommends that you purchase a travel protection plan to protect yourself and your trip investment from the unexpected. Now more than ever, it’s extremely important to think about the unexpected. It is important to purchase the travel protection within 15 days of your initial trip deposit date to be eligible for certain coverages. Consider travel protection for trip cancellation/trip interruption, emergency medical and emergency evacuation, trip delay, baggage delay, and more.
Please refer to the Policy/Description of Coverage for a summary of the terms, conditions, exclusions and limitations of the applicable Protection Plan.
For a travel insurance quote, more information, or to purchase a protection plan, please call Olivia at 800-631-6277 and select option 1 for a travel consultant.
Olivia’s preferred travel agency

We are pleased to announce Olivia’s new partnership with Conlin Travel.
Conlin Travel is one of the “Top 50” Travel Agencies in the country ranked alongside some of the globe’s largest agencies. In business for almost 60 years, Conlin Travel’s core belief is aligned with Olivia in delivering that personal concierge service to each and every traveler, every time. A full-service, LGBTQ-friendly agency with staff located across the country, Conlin Travel looks forward to assisting you with your air travel and hotel reservations for stays outside of Olivia’s pre- and post-trip packages. For air and hotel bookings, a small fee will be applied to your overall cost.
For assistance in making a reservation, please call Conlin Travel: 888-278-1698 (Monday–Friday: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm ET)
If you already have a reservation with Conlin and need emergency after-hours service, please call 800-823-1189.
Joining the Olivia.com and Facebook trip groups
If you'd like to chat with people who are going on the trip, sign up for the official Olivia trip group, Olivia's Caribbean Islands, Bermuda & New York Cruise Official Trip Group on our connect page. You can also join Olivia’s Caribbean Islands, Bermuda & New York Cruise 2019 Group on Facebook.
Special occasions
If you have any celebrations and birthdays during the trip that you have not already advised your travel consultant about, please let us know of this information as soon as possible, but no less than 90 days prior to the trip.
Olivia Travel Gear Store

To help you get ready for your next vacation, we’ve partnered with New Headings to create Olivia Travel Gear, our own online gear and apparel store, featuring items from leading brands, including Craghoppers, Patagonia, Teva, Outdoor Research, and Eagle Creek. Visit olivia.newheadings.com for more information!

Travel and arrival

Air travel
Where to fly into/out of
You will need to fly into San Juan Luis Muñoz International Airport, Puerto Rico (SJU) and out of any New York area airport (JFK, EWR or LGA). We encourage all guests to arrive a day early into San Juan to avoid the stress of unexpected delays.
Suggested arrival/departure times
All flights should be scheduled to arrive in San Juan Luis Muñoz International Airport, Puerto Rico (SJU) by or before 12 pm on April 27. Departures from New York area airports (JFK, EWR or LGA) on May 5 should be scheduled to depart at 2 pm or later.
Airfare discounts
Save up to 15% on your airfare through our partner airlines. Please visit our airfare discount page for the most up-to-date information.
Luggage allowances
While there is no luggage limit on the cruise itself, airlines often restrict (or charge) for excess baggage. Because each airline is different, and the regulations change over time, please check with your airline for baggage allowances.
Transfers and meeting up with Olivia
You can take a taxi or ride-sharing service from the San Juan Luis Muñoz International Airport, Puerto Rico (SJU) to the Pan American Pier in Isla Grande for approximately $20. Alternatively, you’ll be able to book an airport transfer with Celebrity. Specific details will be provided 30 days prior to the cruise. Transfers from the Cape Liberty, NJ cruise ship terminal can be booked on board.
Port addresses
San Juan — Pan American Pier, Isla Grande, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Cape Liberty, NJ / New York, NY — 4 Port Terminal Blvd, Bayonne, NJ 07002
Check-in
Embarkation and check-in begins at 11:30 am and all aboard is 3:30 pm. We sail at 10 pm.
Host Hotel
For guests needing prior accommodations, Olivia is proud to offer a special group rate at two host hotels in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Rates applicable Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26.
Sheraton Old San Juan
100 Brumbaugh Street, San Juan, PR 00901
To book by phone, call: 787-289-1927
To book by email, send requests to reservations@sheratonoldsanjuan.com
To book online, click here.
Mention code: Olivia
Rates: $267 double occupancy / $248 single occupancy
Rates include hot buffet breakfast.
Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino
200 Convention Boulevard, San Juan, PR 00907
To book by phone, call: 787-993-3500
Mention code: Olivia
Rates: $289 double occupancy / $259 single occupancy
Rates include hot buffet breakfast.

During your trip

Celebrity Summit
Celebrity Summit is the brilliant star of Celebrity’s Millennium Class ships. With a recent grand makeover, from the moment you step on board you’ll enjoy the modern luxury of this visually stunning and superbly designed ship.
Ship Amenities
  • Celebrity iLounge — the first Authorized Apple® Reseller at Sea with state-of-the-art workstations featuring MacBook Pro Laptops and iMac desktops
  • Fortune’s Casinos — spin the roulette wheel or play one of the many slot machines
  • Michael’s Club — a premium, private lounge for guests booked in Penthouse, Royal, Celebrity, and Sky Suites
  • Luminae — a fine-dining specialty restaurant exclusive for guests booked in Penthouse, Royal, Celebrity, and Sky Suites
  • Blu Restaurant — a specialty dining restaurant for AquaClass guests featuring “clean” cuisine
  • Cellar Masters — featuring state-of-the-art Enomatic® wine dispensers to discover new wines with the press of a button
  • The Emporium — a shopping experience at sea with well-known name brands and one-of-a-kind collectibles; including Olivia’s commemorative merchandise
  • Canyon Ranch Spa — featuring legendary spa services and the Persian Garden
  • Fitness Center, The Pool, The Solarium, Spa Café, Oceanview Café and Grill, and more
  • Three-tiered theater for nightly shows
Room amenities
All rooms comfortably appointed with:
  • Signature friendly, personalized service with a guest to staff ratio of nearly 2:1
  • Twice daily service (makeup and turndown)
  • Daily ice service
  • 24-hour room service (nominal service charge)
  • Robe and custom blended bath products
  • Celebrity eXhale bedding featuring custom premium mattresses, plush duvets and pillows, and 100% cotton linens
  • Hair dryer
  • Private mini-bar (additional charges upon consumption)
  • Interactive Samsung flat-screen television system to view and select shore excursions, order room service and watch movies (additional charges apply)
  • Private safe
  • Laundry, pressing and dry cleaning (additional charges apply)
Bars & Lounges
Rendezvous Lounge
The Rendezvous Lounge is the perfect place to gather before dinner for a cocktail and dancing. After dinner, enjoy live music, dancing, and signature cocktails.
Revelations Lounge
The perfect daytime spot to gaze over the sea with a cocktail in hand. At night, the space comes alive with live music and dancing. Featuring twelve signature Zodiac cocktails based on your astrological sign, all prepared by flaring mixologists.
Martini Bar & Crush
Talented bartenders put on a high-energy show preparing an intriguing menu of classic and contemporary martinis, served on an ice-topped bar. Sit back and relax, listening to up-tempo tunes and enjoying a collection of rare vodkas and a portfolio of fine caviars.
Cellar Masters
Cellar Masters lets you try a bold collection of both familiar and unknown wines from around the world.
Café al Bacio & Gelateria
Inspired by the ambiance of European cafés, muted sepia tones and pops of citrus yellow bring this space to life. Follow the irresistible aroma of Lavazza espresso, or choose from over a dozen premium hot teas from the innovative Tea Forté. Daily specialties include French pastries, gourmet coffees, and elegant desserts. Café al Bacio also features an authentic Gelateria with artisan flavors and fresh fruit sorbettos—in piccolo or grande, whatever you choose.
Pool & Mast Bar
Enjoy delicious eats while you relax in the sun.
Sunset Bar
A relaxing evening ritual. Watch the sun set on the water as live pop and folk tunes play.
Beverage Packages
Premium, Classic and Standard Beverage Packages will be available to purchase. Pay just one price to enjoy a wide variety of beverage choices such as premium coffees, bottled water, wines-by-the-glass, beers, or your favorite cocktails. Your package can be used in the Main Restaurant, specialty restaurants, casual dining restaurants, and all bars and lounges. Pricing and information will be available approximately 30 days prior to the cruise.
Bringing alcohol on board
Bringing hard liquor or beer on board is not permitted. Two bottles of wine per stateroom is permitted. When enjoyed in any public venue (restaurant/bar/lounge), each bottle will be subject to a corkage fee of $25. Bottled water and soda are permitted, generally what you are able to hand carry on board.
Dining
Exquisite dining and service
Enjoy an array of flavors and a wide selection of restaurants to suit every mood. The menus are inspired by and sourced from the incredible regions we will visit.
You will be assigned a set dining time for dinner but you have the flexibility to dine at a different table each night within your assigned dining time. Guests in 1st seating will have dinner at 5:30 pm and guests in 2nd seating dinner will have dinner at 8 pm. If you do not have a medical reason to dine early, our recommendation is to select 2nd seating where you can attend your evening show and then enjoy a relaxed dinner. Guests in 1st seating sometimes hurry their dinner to line up for the show because seating in the show lounge is limited.
The Main Restaurant
A sophisticated restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with a wide range of globally inspired dishes created by a Michelin-starred chef. The airy Main Restaurant offers exquisite menu selections, which change nightly to give you a variety of classic and contemporary choices. And the service? Legendary.
Oceanview Café
A market-style café serving breakfast, lunch and dinner that features select offerings inspired by the destinations we visit.
Tuscan Grille*
Rustic elegance with a contemporary, minimalistic edge available for lunch and dinner. Guests dining in Tuscan Grille will enjoy a lively, sophisticated atmosphere, serving iconic Italian dishes with a modern twist. Enjoy handmade pasta, artisanal salumi, fish, butcher cut meats, and USDA Prime dry aged steaks. The regional Italian wine menu features authentic Italian cocktails and beers, as well as house-made Limoncello. *This restaurant has a nominal cover charge.
Sushi on Five*
Wildly popular from the day it appeared, Sushi on Five satisfies your craving for locally sourced, authentically prepared sushi and other Japanese specialties from a menu crafted by expert restaurateur and sushi chef, Yoshikazu "Yoshi" Okada. Treat yourself to the complex flavors of a hand-made sushi roll or nigiri featuring tuna albacore, shrimp, eel, and other fresh selections, or savor the simplicity of yellowtail, salmon, and octopus sashimi. Your culinary experience would be incomplete without dessert—be sure to try the caramelized gingerbread with wasabi gelato. *Available for lunch and dinner, this restaurant has an A-la-carte cost.
Qsine*
Awaken your inner foodie on a culinary journey. Qsine offers unexpected twists on old favorites, experimenting with different textures, flavors, and presentations to please all the senses at once. *Available for dinner, this restaurant has a nominal cover charge.
The Main Restaurant
A sophisticated restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with a wide range of globally inspired dishes created by a Michelin-starred chef. The airy Main Restaurant offers exquisite menu selections, which change nightly to give you a variety of classic and contemporary choices. And the service? Legendary.
Blu*
Vibrant, crisp and bold flavors, exclusively for Aqua Class guests. Intimately elegant, yet fresh and modern. Clean, crisp flavors and inventive cuisine meet an extensive list of sustainable and biodynamic wines. Personalized service, inviting surroundings, and natural light are all part of the fresh and bold aesthetic of Blu. *Available for guests booked in the Aqua Class cabins and serves breakfast and dinner.
Luminae*
Exclusive and cutting edge, the globally inspired menus at Luminae are not available in any other restaurant on board. And, you’ll see each one only once—because every day features a fresh, new menu. *Exclusive restaurant for guests booked in the Penthouse, Royal, Celebrity and Sky Suites.
AquaSpa Café*
Celebrity was one of the first cruise lines to offer a spa restaurant. Renew and refresh with spa-inspired delights to nourish your body and mind. *Available for breakfast and lunch, this restaurant has an A-la-carte cost.
Room service
If you would like to enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner or a midnight snack in the comfort of your cabin, room service is available 24 hours a day with a nominal service fee.
Special mobility and dietary needs
If you have special medical or dietary needs, please advise us at the time of booking. Complex food allergies and/or needs must be submitted to the cruise line 30 days prior to the cruise. Guests with diabetic, lean/light, low cholesterol, low sodium, vegetarian, kosher, gluten-free, lactose-free can be accommodated. Please contact Olivia Guest Services at guestservices@olivia.com if you have not notified us of your dietary needs.
Should you need to rent a scooter, please contact Care Vacations at (877) 478-7827 or (780) 986-6404. Or Special Needs at Sea at (800) 513-4515 or (954) 585-0575. You will need to provide the ship’s name and sail date.
Electricity
Cabins are equipped with 110/220AC outlets.
Gratuities
Gratuities are included in the cost of the cruise. Gratuities are provided for your cabin steward, dining room steward, bus person, maître d’ and other-behind-the-scenes crew members. Tips to your local guides on excursions are not included, and are recommended.
Phone
Each cabin has a phone. There is an additional fee to use this phone; cost is available on board.
Internet
Enjoy the new Celebrity iLounge — the first Authorized Apple® Reseller at Sea with state-of-the-art workstations featuring MacBook Pro Laptops and iMac desktops. Guests may also bring their own laptop or mobile device and connect to the ship’s NEW Xcelerate WiFi — new satellite technology that guarantees stable and fast VPN connections, allowing faster web browsing and video streaming. The unlimited weekly package rate is $249 (subject to change).
Cellular phone use is now available on board. The ship’s advanced roaming network allows you to make and receive calls, send and receive text messages, access emails and surf the web while at sea using your own mobile phone and telephone number. The Wireless Maritime Service system is available for use when the ship is in international waters. We strongly recommend that you check with your cell phone provider for rates and availability. You will be billed at rates similar to international roaming, which can be much higher than your standard service. Alternatively, you can connect to the ship’s WiFi to use your cell phone.
Letters and postcards may be mailed from the ship while in ports of call.
Laundry services
Laundry, pressing and dry-cleaning services are available on board. Check on board for pricing. There is no self-service launderette on the ship.
Medical services
There is an onboard infirmary. Medical services entail an additional fee.
Spa services
Indulge at the Canyon Ranch SpaClub where there are a variety of beauty and body treatments. Pricing will be available on board.
Money: Paying for things on board
On board, the currency is U.S. dollars. All purchases made on the ship will be charged to your onboard account, which you create when you first check in.
Smoking policy
For the comfort and enjoyment of all guests, the ship is designated as non-smoking; however, we recognize that some guests smoke. Therefore, to provide an onboard environment that also satisfies smokers, the ship has designated "smoking areas." Smoking is not permitted inside any stateroom or on any stateroom veranda, or in any interior spaces of the ship. Cigarette smoking will only be permitted in the designated outdoor areas of the ship. This policy includes smoking-like products such as electronic cigarettes. If a guest is in violation of this policy, a cleaning fee of $250 USD will be applied to the guest account.
Solo travelers
Traveling solo? Be sure to attend the Solos Welcome on the first day. Here you will meet your Olivia Solos Coordinators who will share your solos program for the week. We plan dozens of activities for our solo travelers, including special designated solos excursions in each port of call. In addition, we organize a special solos dining area for all meals and reserve a section for the nightly shows. You can start to meet other solos and travelers online in the Olivia’s Caribbean Islands, Bermuda & New York Cruise Facebook Group.
Sisters at Sea & Friends
Olivia’s Sisters at Sea & Friends program is dedicated to promoting and celebrating diversity on our trips. Meet your Sisters at Sea coordinators on board so that you can find out about the special events we have planned for you during the week. Everyone is welcome to join in the fun.
Excursions
Exploring our ports of call will be the highlight of your cruise. Celebrity takes great pride in offering the best shore excursion options for our guests. Excursions will be available to book approximately 30 days prior to the cruise. We will notify you via email when excursions are available for online booking.

After Your Trip

Transfers to the airport
For those going directly to a New York area airport, you can take a taxi or ride-sharing service from the cruise ship terminal to the airport. You can also book transfers on board. Cost from the ship to Newark International Airport (EWR) is $27.95 per person with the earliest flight departure being 1 pm and $59 per person from the ship to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) or LaGuardia International Airport (LGA) with the earliest flight departure being 2 pm. Cost is subject to change.

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