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Age Policy

Babysitting (Youth Program):
For a nominal fee of $6.00 per hour per child, children participating in the Celebrity Youth Program, ages 3-12 years old, can participate in the Afternoon Party from 12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. on port days and/or the evening Slumber Party from 10:00 P.M. - 1:00 A.M. daily. Children participating in the Celebrity Youth Program Afternoon and Slumber Parties must be a minimum age of 3 years old and completely toilet trained (diaper/pull-up free). Celebrity Youth Program Afternoon and Slumber Parties are available on all Celebrity vessels year round.

Babysitting (Stateroom Services):
For a nominal fee of $19.00 per hour, for up to two children within the same family, parents can arrange for a private, in-cabin babysitter. Children have to be twelve (12) months old or older to be eligible for in-stateroom babysitting and there are to be not more than two children per babysitter. Babysitting services are available through the Cabin Services Desk onboard all Celebrity vessels. Parents are asked to make all private, in-cabin babysitting requests 24 hours in advance. Private, in-cabin babysitting is subject to personnel availability.

Student Groups:
Celebrity Cruises does not accept reservations for student groups.

Minor in Stateroom:
No guest under the age of 21 will be booked in a stateroom unless accompanied by an adult 21 years or older. This age limit will be waived for minor children sailing with their parents or guardians in adjacent staterooms.

Casino Age Policy:
Everyone 18 years and older is welcome to play, some Alaskan ports require a minimum age of 21.

Alcohol Policy:
The minimum drinking age for all alcoholic beverages on all Royal Caribbean International ships is 21. However, on cruises in Europe, South America, and Australia, where the legal drinking age is lower than 21, a parent who is sailing with his or her son (s) and/or daughter (s) who is between the ages of 18 to 20, may sign a waiver Click here for more information allowing the 18 to 20 year old to consume alcoholic beverages.
The 18- to 20 year-old must agree to comply with Celebrity Cruises' policies, including among other things, agreeing to not provide alcoholic beverages to any other person, regardless of age. Restrictions apply, and this policy is subject to change without notice.
An individuals age on the date of sailing determines his or her status for the entire cruise vacation. However, if a guest celebrates their 21st birthday during the cruise, the guest may thereafter ask the Front Desk Manager to modify the ship's records to permit their consumption of alcohol during the remainder of the cruise. The guest will be required to appear at the Guest Relations Desk with his/her parent or guardian and must present a government issued form of identification to establish that the guest's 21st birthday was celebrated during the cruise.
Guests are not allowed to bring alcoholic nor non-alcoholic beverages onboard for consumption or any other use. Alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages that are purchased in ports-of-call or from Shops On Board will be stored by the ship and delivered to your stateroom on the last day of the sailing. Guests wishing to bring personal wine onboard with them at the beginning of the cruise may do so, limited to two bottles per stateroom, but when consumed in any shipboard restaurant, bar, or dining venue, each bottle shall be subject to a corkage fee of $25.00.
Royal Caribbean's Guest Conduct Policy may be enforced, up to and including disembarkation, if a guest violates any alcohol policy. Guests under the age of 21 will not have alcohol returned to them.

Security may inspect containers (water bottles, soda bottles, mouthwash, luggage etc.) and will dispose of containers holding alcohol.
Guests who violate any alcohol policies, (over consume, provide alcohol to people under age 21, demonstrate irresponsible behavior, or attempt to conceal alcoholic items at security and or luggage check points or any other time), may be disembarked or not allowed to board, at their own expense, in accordance with our Guest Conduct Policy. Guests under the age of 21 will not have alcohol returned to them.
Celebrity Cruises reserves the right to revoke or otherwise restrict drinking privileges of any guest, regardless of age.
Additional policies for groups are located in the Appendices of the Travel Agent Guide and are enforced without exception.