Celebrity Cruises Captain's Club has a 6-tier loyalty program which features preview, classic, select, elite, elite plus, and zenith. Tiers are earned based on Club Points earned which you get based on stateroom category and number of nights you sail.
If you sail with Celebrity often, the Captain's Club will reward you nicely.
Tiers & Earning Points
Each tier in the Captain's Club program is based on the number of Club Points you have earned cruising with Celebrity. The amount of Club Points you earn will depend on the stateroom category and number of nights you sail. You will earn points at the following rates:
|Stateroom Category||Points Per Night|
|Inside & Ocean View||2 Club Points|
|Veranda & Infinite Veranda||3 Club Points|
|Concierge Class & AquaClass||5 Club Points|
|Sky Suite||8 Club Points|
|Celebrity, Signature, Sunset, Royal Suite, & Edge Villa||12 Club Points|
|Reflection, Penthouse & Iconic Suite||18 Club Points|
Club Points earned sailing with Celebrity will not expire as long as you have an active Celebrity Captain's Club account. Points are not based on calendar year and they will continue to add up as you continue to sail with Celebrity.
The section below is broken up by the type of benefits and details the benefits you'll receive at each level.
All Celebrity Cruises Captain's Club members will receive Pre-Cruise benefits. This includes:
- Access to Captain’s Club newsletter: From the Bridge
- Access to Loyalty Desk services between cruises
- Access to Captain’s Club Partner benefits
- Pre-sailing specialty restaurant reservations through the Loyalty Desk
These can be useful benefits if you enjoy reading up on what's going on with Celebrity Cruises and rely on the usefulness of services and reservations.
All Celebrity Cruises Captain's Club members will receive access to exclusive offers. This includes:
- Eligibility for exclusive Captain’s Club savings
- One category upgrade applicable through AquaClass
This is again another benefit that can be useful since saving money on future cruises is always a plus. Exclusive offers are generally listed for everyone to see on the Celebrity Cruises Exclusive Offers page.
Onboard benefits are perks you'll receive while on your cruise. This consists of a bunch of priority benefits, access to various lounges, and elite status with sister cruise lines.
All Celebrity Cruises Captain's Club members will receive access to exclusive events on specialty sailings and reciprocal status in Azamara Le Club Voyage program.
Captain's Club Select members and higher will be able to be able to partake in reciprocal status in the Royal Caribbean Crown & Anchor Society loyalty program. Members will also receive priority embarkation, where available.
Captain's Club Elite members and higher will receive priority tender service (where available) and access to a private shipboard departure lounge.
Captain's Club Zenith members will receive a good amount of additional benefits. This includes:
- Priority boarding when returning to the ship in port
- Priority seating in the theatre
- Access to Michaels Club or The Retreat Lounge
- Access to Concierge Lunch
These are all nice benefits for those who have reached Zenith. Priority boarding/seating are always great with busy/crowded events and access to exclusive lounges are always a plus as well.
Onboard events consists of access to exclusive events while sailing Celebrity Cruises.
All Captain's Club members will be able to attend the Captain’s Club Celebration Night event.
Captain's Club Select members and higher will be given access to a few additional events. Those events include:
- Captain’s Club Senior Officers’ Party
- Captain’s Club Wine Tasting
- Captain’s Club Backstage Tour
These are all nice one-time events that can add some extra fun to your cruise experience.
Captain's Club Elite members and higher will be given access to the remainder of the benefits that falls under the Onboard Events category. This includes:
- Captain’s Club daily Elite Cocktail Hour
- Captain’s Club daily Coffee Lounge
- Captain’s Club Elegant Tea
This level comes with two daily events. You'll be able to enjoy Elite Cocktail Hour from 5PM-7PM daily which is unlimited drinks from most bars and lounges on the ship. You'll also be able to visit the Coffee Lounge which will usually be Tuscan Restaurant/Tuscan Grill.
Drinks & Dining
Drinks & Dining has to do with... drinks and dining! As you move up in status, you'll enjoy complimentary drinks/snacks and various discounts on dining and beverages.
All Captain's Club members will receive one complimentary Specialty Coffee when you dine in a Specialty Restaurant and one complimentary scoop of gelato. It's not much, but you can't go wrong with complimentary coffee and gelato.
Captain's Club Classic members will receive a 10% discount on any bottle of wine that costs over $40. If you plan on buying wine, this is a solid discount that can save you a few dollars.
Captain's Club Select members will receive a higher discount of 15% on bottles of wine that costs more than $40.
Do you really enjoy wine? As a Captain's Club Elite member and higher, you'll receive the highest discount of 20% off any bottle of wine that costs $40 or more.
If you're not a fan of wine or at least don't plan on buying a $40+ bottle of wine, you'll be glad to known that Captain's Club Elite Plus expands your beverage selection. At the level you will receive:
- Complimentary cappuccino, latte, tea, espresso
- 15% discount on cover charge at specialty restaurants
- 10% discount on beverage package
You'll be able to save some money on cover charges at specialty restaurants as well as enjoy a discount on beverage package when booking your cruise (or if you decide to select one while on the cruise). And whether or not you get a beverage package, you'll be able to enjoy cappuccino, latte, tea, and espresso with your meals.
Captain's Club Zenith members will receive a bump up in the benefits offered to Elite Plus members. You'll receive a 25% discount on cover charge at specialty restaurants and a complimentary beverage package. This benefit alone can save you a great deal of money if you're someone who always goes with a beverage package.
Internet benefits can be important for those who want to stay connected with family, friends, and know what's going on around Earth. Internet benefits will include discounts on the cost of this service as well as complimentary minutes. Since these are small changes, the benefits of each tier are listed together below.
- Classic - 10% Discount on Internet
- Select - 25% Discount on Internet
- Elite - 30% Discount on Internet; 90 Complimentary Minutes
- Elite Plus - 35% Discount on Internet; 240 Complimentary Minutes
- Zenith - Unlimited Internet
Internet is another piece of the pie that can add extra expenses to a cruise. Receiving discounts as well as complimentary minutes can save you some serious money if you typically pay to stay connected.
Photo benefits consist of discounts on digital or print (D/P) photo packages and The Studio photo package. Since this consists of various discounts, the benefits of each tier are listed together below.
- Classic - 10% Discount On D/P; $50 Discount On The Studio
- Select - 15% Discount On D/P; $75 Discount On The Studio
- Elite, Elite Plus, Zenith - 20% Discount On D/P; $100 Discount On The Studio
These discounts can prove to be useful since photos are usually always expensive.
Laundry benefits with Celebrity Cruises focuses on discounted and complimentary laundry services. These type of benefits can be useful for those who use them.
Captain's Club Classic members will receive a one-time 10% discount on laundry services. This can be useful if you need something washed or pressed before an event.
Captain's Club Select members will receive a noticeable bump in laundry services benefits. This includes two complimentary pressed items and one discounted bag of laundry which includes wash, dry and fold. The pressed items applies to any cruise whereas the discounted bag of laundry is only for cruises of 12 nights or more.
Elite members will enjoy a few additional laundry benefits on top of those Select members receive. This includes one complimentary dry clean item and one complimentary bag of laundry which includes wash, dry, and fold.
Elite Plus members will receive an additional complimentary bag of laundry for a total of two bags.
If you have the power of Zenith, you will not have to worry about any charges since you'll receive complimentary laundry throughout the sailing. This is an extremely useful benefit for anyone that commonly uses (or needs to use) laundry services offered on Celebrity Cruises.
Spa benefits within the Captain's Club consists of discounts and complimentary treatments with Canyon Ranch Spa and The Spa on Edge.
Captain's Club Classic members will be able to enjoy a one-time free treatment enhancement with purchase of massage or facial with Canyon Ranch Spa. It's a good benefit for anyone that's planning on utilizing the services offered at the spa.
Once you obtain the status of Select, you'll start to receive discounts on spa treatments with both Canyon Ranch Spa and The Spa on Edge. Select members will receive:
- One-time 10% discount while ship is in port with Canyon Ranch Spa
- Multi-use 10% discount at The Spa on Edge
Be sure to note that the Canyon Ranch Spa discount is only when the ship is docked at a port. This can be useful if you get back early (or never leave the ship at all) and want to enjoy a discount on Spa services.
Elite members will get a boost in discount to 15% off a one-time spa treatment with Canyon Ranch Spa while the ship is docked in port. While the ship is in port, you'll also receive one-time complimentary access to Persian Garden. These are more great benefits for those using spa services while docked at a port.
More discounts and benefits awaits those who make it to Elite Plus. You'll receive a 15% multi-use discount at The Spa on Edge and receive one complimentary fitness class (yoga, pilates, spin) with Canyon Ranch.
Zenith members will receive all of the benefits of the previous levels along with a 20% multi-use discount at The Spa on Edge. This is great for anyone looking to enjoy the services offered by this particular spa.
Celebrity has it's own separate Blue Chip Club for those who enjoy time in the casino. Captain's Club members can also receive a complimentary tier match into MGM Resorts International M life Rewards program. Outside of status match, casino benefits involve Match Plays for roulette or blackjack tables and complimentary Bingo Card Bonus with purchase of 3-card bingo session. Listed below are the number of Match Plays, complimentary bingo card bonuses, and matching M Life tier for each tier in Celebrity Cruises Captain's Club.
- One Match Play
- 3-card bonus
- M Life Pearl
- Two Match Play
- 6-card bonus
- M Life Gold
- Three Match Play
- 6-card bonus
- M Life Gold
- Three Match Play
- 6-card bonus
- M Life Platinum
- Three Match Play
- 6-card bonus
- M Life Platinum
Those who reach Zenith in the Captain's Club program with Celebrity will be able to enjoy complimentary cruises. Zenith members will receive:
- Complimentary 7-night Caribbean or Bermuda cruise in a Veranda stateroom upon reaching Zenith
- A complimentary 7-night Caribbean or Bermuda cruise in an AquaClass stateroom at 6,000 Points and every 3,000 Points thereafter
These are great benefits for those who take the time to reach such a high level. Do note that you will have up to 1 year to use your complimentary cruise otherwise the benefit will be forfeited.
There are lots of benefits to be had with Celebrity Cruises Captain's Club which includes lots of discounts and complimentary benefits that can save you a great deal of money over time. If you plan on climbing the ranks in status with Celebrity, you'll also want to check out the benefits offered with Royal Caribbean Crown & Anchor Society and Azamara Le Club Voyage since you'll also receive status across both of those programs based on your status in Captain's Club.