Special Needs at Sea works with Celebrity to provide mobility services for thousands of travelers aboard their ships each year!
Condé Nast Traveler readers consistently rank Celebrity Cruises fleet among the top ships in the world. With their modern amenities, wide variety of activities and entertainment, spacious accommodations and commitment to accommodate guests with special needs, it’s easy to see how the fleet earns its ranking.
Every ship in the Celebrity fleet was designed to accommodate people with disabilities and special needs. The wide, spacious corridors allow 180° turns for wheelchairs, most decks are accessible through automatic doors and all public rooms feature entrances with gradual inclines.
The Solstice class with a total of five ships, provides the best in accessibility options. These ships have 30 state-of-the-art wheelchair-accessible staterooms in a wide variety of categories including Sky Suites and balcony cabins. Unique to this class are automatic stateroom doors on all accessible staterooms, making entry and exit easier. This class also has a lift for one pool and one whirlpool and an accessible Guest Relations Desks.
The Millennium class with the Celebrity Infinity, Celebrity Millennium and Celebrity Summit is another excellent option with its 26 wheelchair accessible staterooms. The only ship in the fleet that does not have wheelchair accessible cabins is the Celebrity Xpedition, a small 100-guest vessel that sails only in the Galapagos Islands year-round.
Also available for guests with mobility disabilities are early boarding, cruise transfers utilizing wheelchair accessible vehicles and accessible Blackjack tables.
For guests who are deaf or hard of hearing, the fleet offers portable hearing room kits, TTYs and amplified telephones in the staterooms. Assistive Listening Systems are located in the main theatre and close captioned TVs are available in all staterooms. For guests who are blind or have low vision, Braille/tactile signage is located throughout the ships and on the elevators and service animals are permitted onboard.
Celebrity Cruises provides wheelchairs for their guests for boarding and departing the ship. For wheelchair rentals, scooter rentals or other special needs equipment rentals, contact Special Needs Group at (800) 513-4515. To learn more about each of the ship's accessibility, call Celebrity's Accessibility Department at 866 592-7225 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.