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What more incredible way to begin 2025 than with a bucket-list-level singles cruise with Singles Travel International?! On Celebrity’s Edge, our group of singles will sail from Sydney, Australia and circumnavigate the North and South islands of New Zealand!

Your singles cruise with Singles Travel International brings an intimate feel to the large-ship vacation with exclusive and private singles-only events. Make new friends, meet potential partners and enjoy what is sure to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Our Singles Travel International members ARE the party, and our dedicated Concierge adds the special touches that make our unique vacations a life changing experience for you!

Maximize your time Down Under!  Join us on our Vistas, Vineyards and Kangaroos Singles Tour for an off the beaten track tour of Southern Australia! 

INCLUSIVE FEATURES OF OUR SINGLES CRUISE & TOUR:

  • 13 Nights aboard the award-winning Celebrity Edge -Forbes Travel Guide Recommended 2023
  • Visit the beautiful ports of Dunedin, Wellington, Napier, Tauranga, Auckland, Bay of Islands, with a kick off of cruising Milford, Doubtful & Dusky Sounds plus 5 Sea Days to enjoy this incredible, state-of-the art ship.
  • 39 Meals – Sumptuous Meals Daily in the 3 story Main Dining Room, Oceanview Cafe and Specialty Dining Restaurants
  • Specialty Dining at the Fine Cut Steakhouse, Le Grand Bistrot, 3D Le Petit Chef, Raw on 5, Magic Carpet, Dinner on the Edge, and Eden (fees apply)
  • 24 Hour Complimentary Cabin/Room Service
  • Outdoor games on a ¼ acre of real grass at The Lawn Club
  • A 25-yard Lap Pool!
  • The Retreat Spa: With MLX i³ Dome, Quartz and WellMassage 4D specialty treatment beds
  • Salsa Dancing, Piano Sing-Alongs, Club DJs, Live Bands, Theme Nights and Guest Entertainers
  • Themed bars and lounges

UNIQUE SINGLES TRAVEL INTERNATIONAL BENEFITS:

  • PREMIUM MEMBERS Save on Your Own Space™ Join Today! 
  • Signature Experience: To Be Announced
  • Included: Unlimited Drink Package worth $840
  • Included: Prepaid Gratuities worth $193
  • Included: Unlimited WiFi worth $350 
  • Included: 1 Night Pre Cruise Hotel Stay (December 19-20, 2024) in Sydney at the Park Royal Darling Harbor**
  • Optional 2 Night Package including 2 Nights Your Own Space™ at Park Royal Darling Harbor, SkyFeast Dinner at Sydney Tower, Half Day Tour of Sydney, Private Opera House Tour, Top Deck, Sydney Harbour Lunch Cruise and Transfer to Edge
  • Optional a la carte specialty dinner and show reservations coordinated onboard by your Singles Travel International Concierge – so that you dine and play with other Singles!
  • Breakfast Club Each Morning
  • Coordinated Activities for Our Members May Include: Dance Lessons, Wine Tasting, Cooking Lessons, 70s Dance Party, Guest Hosted Cabin Parties, Jacuzzi Party Under the Stars, Ice Cream Social, Pub Crawl, Ladies Night at the Spa, Meet the Captain and Dine with the Officers
  • Happy Hour Club (Drinks Optional) Each Evening – Themes will be announced before your cruise so you have plenty of time to prepare!
  • CLUB STI: Our Version of the Hospitality Desk with a Fun and Casual Atmosphere
  • Farewell Party!
  • Port Charges, Government Fees and Fuel Charges of up to $780 are INCLUDED in our fare
  • Singles Travel International Professional Concierge commitment to an exceptional member experience assures that you get the most from your vacation
  • Customized Activities Calendar exclusive to our group!
  • Camaraderie of Adventurous Singles who Enjoy Life!
  • Breakfast Club each morning.
  • Private and Secure Chat Reserved Exclusively for Members on Your Vacation – Plan your Trip, Compare Excursions and Make New Friends!
  • Virtual Pre-Trip Get-Together to plan excursions and more!
  • Free Membership to SingleLife.Today, our 365 online community for singles ages 50+
  • Private and Secure Chat Reserved Exclusively for Members on Your Vacation.

**Pre and post cruise hotel accommodations are subject to change at any time at the discretion of Singles Travel International, and we reserve the option to swap for a similar property for any reason, at any time.

Inclusive features are subject to revision at the discretion of Singles Travel International. Ages listed are not meant as a restriction but are simply used as a guideline. Singles Travel International does not guarantee the number of guests, ages or ratios.

Itinerary

Wed, Dec 18:  Sydney, Australia: 2 Day Pre Cruise Package Arrivals. Singles Travel International Singles-Only Meet and Greet followed by Sky Feast Dinner ay Sydney Tower!
Thu, Dec 19:  Sydney, Australia:  1 Day Pre Cruise Package Arrivals.  2 Day Package Tour, Harbor Cruise Lunch and Private Sydney Opera House Tour! Singles Travel International Singles-Only Meet and Greet followed by Optional Dinner    
Fri, Dec 20:  Sydney, Australia: Embarkation on the Celebrity Edge
Sat, Dec 21:  At Sea – Cruising
Sun, Dec 22:  At Sea – Cruising
Mon, Dec 23:  Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound and Dusky Sound, New Zealand – Cruising  
Tue, Dec 24:  Dunedin, New Zealand (9:00a – 6:00p)
Wed, Dec 25:  Merry Christmas! At Sea – Cruising
Thu, Dec 26:  Wellington, New Zealand (7:00a – 5:00p)
Fri, Dec 27:  Napier, New Zealand (7:00a – 4:00p)
Sat, Dec 28:  Tauranga, New Zealand (9:30a – 7:30p)  
Sun, Dec 29:  Auckland, New Zealand (10:00a – 9:00p)
Mon, Dec 30:  Bay of Islands, New Zealand (7:00a -5:00p)
Tue, Dec 31:  At Sea – Cruising
Wed, Jan 1:  At Sea – Cruising
Thu, Jan 2:  Sydney, Australia: DISEMBARKATION Join us on our Vistas, Vineyards and Kangaroos, off the beaten track tour of Australia!   
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1 NIGHT PRE CRUISE PACKAGE IN SYDNEY – December 19-20, 2024 

Our 1 Night Pre Cruise Package Includes:  

  • One (1) Night Your Own Space™ Accommodations at the 4-Star Park Royal Darling Harbor, Sydney
  • Hotel Taxes
  • Breakfast (1)
  • Transfer From the Hotel to the Ship on December 20
  • Company of other Single Travelers

OPTIONAL 2 NIGHT POST CRUISE PACKAGE IN IN SYDNEY – December 18-20, 2024 

Our 2 Night Pre Cruise Package Includes:  

  • Two (2) Nights Your Own Space™ Accommodations at the 4-Star Park Royal Darling Harbor, Sydney
  • Welcome to Sydney SkyFeast Dinner with 1 Drink at Sydney Tower
  • Half Day Tour of Sydney
  • Top Deck, Sydney Harbour Lunch Cruise
  • Private Opera House Tour
  • Breakfast (2)
  • Transfer From the Hotel to the Ship on December 20
  • Hotel Taxes
  • Company of other Single Travelers

Note: Transportation between the airport and the hotel is not included in our pre or post packages.

*Hotel accommodations are subject to change at any time at the discretion of Singles Travel International, and we reserve the option to swap for a similar property for any reason, at any time.

Inclusive features are subject to revision at the discretion of Singles Travel International.

FAQs

Congratulations on making a reservation with Singles Travel International for your next vacation!

WHAT NEXT? Complete your profile and post a message on the chat to say hello to your fellow travelers.

REVIEW the important information on the FAQ tab for this trip and visit our Help Center. We strongly encourage all our members to check the latest travel recommendations by the (for international trips only, and please tie to country-specific pages on each of these sites and then add the correct link  US State DepartmentCDC and air carriers to review the latest information for travel risks in order to make an informed decision about their travel safety.

SOCIALIZE Say hello to your fellow travelers on the chat and start enjoying our live, virtual community events for Singles 50+ where you meet singles your age all year round. Sign Up Today!

DON’T MISS OUT Get the best deals on optional “Add-ons.” Review the Trip Options and make all reservations so you don’t miss out on any limited or time-sensitive offers.

PASSPORT MANDATORY A passport is required for US citizens. Be sure to confirm that your passport is current and will be valid at least six months after your return date. If you do not have one or need a new one, contact the State Department Passport Office in your area immediately, or visit their website.

Visa: US Citizens are required to obtain a Visa prior to entering Australia. You can do so easily online for approximately $100 USD. Click here for more information. Please make sure you allow yourself plenty of time to receive the visa!

Non US Citizens are responsible for verifying their own required documentation for this tour.

FLIGHT & PASSPORT INFO Two months prior to your vacation, you’ll receive an email with a link to upload your flight and passport information. This is important for us to be able to schedule your arrival and departure transfers.

INSURANCE Although travel insurance isn’t mandatory, we highly recommend it. In addition to direct access immediately upon completing your purchase, you will receive a quote from Travel Guard regarding travel insurance after reserving your vacation. (Please see FAQ on Travel Insurance.)

If you have any questions, Travel Guard professional, expert agents are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call us, if you have not received your quote within 3 days, or CLICK HERE to go directly to Travel Guard and request a policy quote. It only takes a few minutes.

Questions and comments after you have reserved your vacation are addressed promptly when you send a message to us at service@singlestravelintl.com.

The trip begins with one night in an Sydney hotel on December 19, 2024, and the cruise ends at the port of Sydney on January 2, 2025. Therefore the trip is 14 nights/15 days.

Add our 2 Night Pre Package in Sydney for even more fun!  Click “Price My Trip” for rates and inclusions.

Maximize your time Down Under!  Join us on our Vistas, Vineyards and Kangaroos Singles Tour for an off the beaten track tour of Southern Australia! 

 

 

valid passport is required for travel to Australia & New Zealand. Be sure to confirm that your passport is current and will be valid at least six months after your return date. If you do not have one or need a new one, contact the State Department Passport Office in your area immediately or visit their website.

US Citizens are required to obtain a Visa prior to entering Australia & New Zealand, even when arriving by cruise ship. Singles Travel International has NOT included the visa cost in your tour package.

Australia: 
You must download the Australian ETA App on your phone and apply for your visa via the app. Click here for a step-by-step guide as well as “How To” videos to assist you with the application.
Cost: There is a service charge of AUD20 ($13 USD) to use the Australian ETA app. There is no other charge payable for an ETA.
Processing times: In most cases you will be notified of the result of your ETA application immediately. Your application may take longer if you do not complete the application process correctly or we require further information. We recommend that you apply well ahead of when you want to travel.

New Zealand:
Click here to learn how to prepare for the NZeTA application and download the free App.
Cost: There is a service charge of NZD $17 ($11 USD) when you apply using their free App. Rates are higher when using a desktop.
Processing times: 72 hours

Non US Citizens are responsible for verifying their own required documentation for this tour and how to apply for Visas to enter both countries.

If you have dual citizenship, please email us at service@singlestravelintl.com to advise immediately for proper issuance.

We recommend that you also make copies of your passport, visa, driver’s license, photo identification card and/or birth certificate in case of loss, and carry them with you on your trip separate from your original documents.

From 12:01 am on Saturday 11 March, 2023, people traveling to Australia will not be required to show evidence of a negative pre-departure test for COVID-19. Also, it is no longer required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination to travel to and from Australia.

Some countries, airlines and vessel operators may require a pre-departure test result at check-in before you can board your flight or ship. Check the entry requirements of your airline or cruise ship.

Celebrity requires that all passengers be vaccinated to board the vessel. Please plan to carry your vaccination documentation with you at all times while in port should local authorities or businesses request it to help facilitate entry and/or experiences. Other requirements, such as negative COVID-19 tests before and during the cruise, may be required.  Your knowledgeable team at Singles Travel International will keep you up to date with plenty of time to prepare.

The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) recommends updating all routine booster shots for travel almost anywhere. Please schedule a physical check-up, before your trip, to discuss the type of trip in which you are participating with your physician.

You and your physician may access much more, very detailed health information for travelers (including tips on staying healthy while traveling) on the CDC website. Click their “Traveler’s Health” link or call toll-free 24-hours at 1-800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636).

A deposit is due at time of reservation, and final payment is due on August 21, 2024.

If you make a reservation after August 21, 2024, full payment will be automatically charged at time of reservation and penalties will apply.

Changing lives through traveling the world together is our “why” and we want to make it possible for every member to achieve their personal vacation dream goals.  Sometimes, it takes extra care and attention to helping you make it a reality.  Below are payment options to accommodate every need.

Final Payment Options

Credit Card
We’ve made paying your balance online as easy as 1-2-3! You’ll be able to see your balance directly within your Singles Travel International profile. Under the shopping cart icon, choose “Reservations and Payments” from the drop down to view your dashboard. To see how to use this NEW reservation and payment feature, watch this quick VIDEO. You may also call us at 877-765-6874 ext. 4 and provide us with your preferred payment information.

Check 
Contact our team at service@singlestravelintl.com and request the Pay-By-Check discount. Your final payment balance will be recalculated deducting the Pay-By-Check discount. Then be sure to mail your check with the revised balance total to our office so that it arrives by August 21, 2024 in order to secure your reservation and price.  Late payments will not be accepted. 

Mail checks payable to:
Singles Travel International
7491 N Federal Highway
Suite C5328
Boca Raton, FL 33487

IMPORTANT: If you pay online using your credit card on the Reservations & Payments dashboard, be aware that the discounted rate is no longer valid and that the higher price applies. We will contact you to collect the non-discounted price balance due.

Zelle® 
Contact our team at service@singlestravelintl.com and request the Zelle® discount. Your final payment balance will be recalculated deducting the Zelle® discount. Then be sure to send your payment with the revised balance total to EZPay@singlestravelintl.com so that it arrives by August 21, 2024 in order to secure your reservation and price.  Late payments will not be accepted. Should you pay via credit card, the discounted rate is no longer valid, and members will be charged the original non-discounted price.

Make sure that you are using the correct EZPay@singlestravelintl.com email address for Singles Travel International (listed as Tammy Weiler) because once you press “Send”, the payment cannot be canceled.  Singles Travel International is not responsible for payments sent to the incorrect Zelle® account. 

Customized Payment Plan
Find your dream trip and “Pay Over Time” to make your vacation goal a reality.  Contact our Accounting Team at 877-765-6874 ext 4 to set up a customized payment plan designed to meet your individual needs.

Yes, All cancellations must be made in writing to Singles Travel International at service@singlestravelintl.com and are subject to per person penalties as follows:

After deposit and at any time of cancellation, refunds may be requested less a minimum charge of $250 in addition to other penalties listed below.

*Between August 22 and October 5, 2024 – a 25% penalty will be incurred.

*Between October 6 and October 19, 2024 – a 50% penalty will be incurred.

* From October 20 to November 18, 2024 – a 75% penalty will be incurred.

* From November 19, 2024, up to the day of cruising, any cancellations or “no-shows” – 100% penalty.

Cancellations made prior to August 21, 2024, final payment may request a Future Trip Credit and the $250 minimum cancellation fee will be waived. The Future Trip Credit may be used toward any future Singles Travel International vacation within 1 year of cancellation, for travel at any time. No refunds will be given on any unused portions of the trip.

 

 

Singles Travel International includes a fun-filled night in a Sydney hotel (December 19-20, 2024), which allows our members to get a head start on socializing and ensures that you won’t miss the boat!

In order to participate in the Singles-Only Meet-and-Greet and optional dinner on December 19, try to arrive at the Sydney Airport (SYD) by 4:00 pm, and transfer to our hotel. 

All meet-up details will be provided in your Final Vacation Details & Meetup Information on the “YOUR TRAVEL DOCUMENTS” tab on the left navigation bar on the trip website 21 days prior to departure.

If you are taking advantage of the 2 Day Pre Package in Sydney, arrive at any time on December 18, 2024, and transfer to our hotel.

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1 NIGHT PRE CRUISE PACKAGE IN SYDNEY – December 19-20, 2024 

Our 1 Night Pre Cruise Package Includes:  

  • One (1) Night Your Own Space™ Accommodations at the 4-Star Park Royal Darling Harbor, Sydney
  • Hotel Taxes
  • Breakfast (1)
  • Transfer From the Hotel to the Ship on December 20
  • Company of other Single Travelers

OPTIONAL 2 NIGHT POST CRUISE PACKAGE IN IN SYDNEY – December 18-20, 2024 

Our 2 Night Pre Cruise Package Includes:  

  • Two (2) Nights Your Own Space™ Accommodations at the 4-Star Park Royal Darling Harbor, Sydney
  • Welcome to Sydney SkyFeast Dinner with 1 Drink at Sydney Tower
  • Half Day Tour of Sydney
  • Top Deck, Sydney Harbour Lunch Cruise
  • Private Opera House Tour
  • Breakfast (2)
  • Transfer From the Hotel to the Ship on December 20
  • Hotel Taxes
  • Company of other Single Travelers

Note: Transportation between the airport and the hotel is not included in our pre or post packages.

*Hotel accommodations are subject to change at any time at the discretion of Singles Travel International, and we reserve the option to swap for a similar property for any reason, at any time.

Inclusive features are subject to revision at the discretion of Singles Travel International.

Singles Travel International is a vacation event company that plans singles events and markets our events at our expense to create a “singles only” experience. We do not allow guests to join the group unless the reservation has been made by Singles Travel International. Our policy is firm for tours and cruises, as well as pre and post trip hotel stays. Members and friends that “show up” will not be allowed to participate.

In order to accommodate singles from all over the world, our tours and cruises are priced as land/cruise only. Therefore, airfare is additional. Singles Travel International is a licensed ticketing agency and oftentimes has low negotiated fares.

As part of Singles Travel International’s 1 Night Pre Cruise package in Sydney, your Concierge will host a Singles-Only Meet-and-Greet at our hotel and optional dinner on December 19, 2024. Do your best to arrive at the Sydney Airport (SYD) by 4:00 pm and transfer to our hotel so you have time to participate in the fun!

Flight Times & Dates for 1 Night Pre Cruise Package in Sydney
December 17, 2024 – Depart USA for flight to Sydney which arrives 2 days later, December 19, 2024.
January 2, 2025 – Schedule your departure flight to depart after 12:00 pm

Flight Times & Dates for 2 Night Pre Cruise Package in  Sydney
December 16, 2024 – Depart USA for flight to Sydney which arrives 2 days later, December 18, 2024.
January 2, 2025 – Schedule your departure flight to depart after 12:00 pm

Flights will become available to reserve on February 26, 2024 (331 days prior to January2, 2025).

Maximize your time Down Under!  Join us on our Vistas, Vineyards and Kangaroos Singles Tour for an off the beaten track tour of Southern Australia! 

Sydney is serviced by the Sydney Airport (SYD). From there, you have a couple of transfer options:

You can access taxis and rideshare services when you arrive. Each terminal has its own sheltered taxi rank with supervisors on hand during peak times to ensure a smooth flow of taxis for travellers. Rates to downtown will run approximately $45-$55.

If you’re looking for transfer services that provide transport between the airport and most Sydney suburbs and regional areas, you can find a range of providers CLICK HERE for more info.

There is also the airport train, AirportLink. For more information, CLICK HERE.

Also, once you make a reservation with Singles Travel International, you are invited to post messages on the trip chat, which is great for coordinating taxi/shuttle shares!

Our comprehensive program includes unlimited beverage package, unlimited wi-fi and gratuities to the Celebrity cruise staff.

You are responsible for airfare, transfers in Australia, shore excursions, casino gambling and shopping. Cabin incidentals such as laundry, phone calls are at an additional cost and all items will appear on your final billing statement at the end of the cruise.

It has been our experience over 30 years that the best possible quality of service is achieved when our Singles Travel International Concierge Team is compensated by tips from our delighted members. This is their best incentive to make your vacation an exceptional experience and the recommended amount is ($15 per day). You will have an opportunity to reward your Concierge at the end of your tour. It is customary to tip, but of course, gratuities are at your discretion and are greatly appreciated for a job well done!

 

Our affordable Premium Memberships allows solo travelers the ability to have Your Own Space™️ for a lot less so that you never have to share. Review the special Premium Member rates on the Book Now page. You may join at the same time that you purchase your vacation or click here to learn more and purchase your membership.

Roommate matches are available by request if you already have a traveling companion. Contact us at 877-SOLO-TRIP to speak with one of our teammates to make your reservation.

 

 

Please contact your preferred carrier directly to make your reservation. If Singles Travel International issues a promotional economy fare, granting of frequent flyer credit is entirely at the airline’s discretion. If the flights are eligible, to ensure you earn frequent flyer credit from the airline, give your frequent flyer account number when you check in for your flights. In addition, save your boarding passes and the passenger receipt from your airline ticket. You may need to submit these to the airline (not to Singles Travel International) to claim any credit allowed.

Of course not. You will be pleased to find out that nearly 90% of our guests on every cruise sign up and have never met anyone before joining the group. In 30 years, we have perfected the singles cruise experience. It is paramount that our guests meet each other right away and have opportunities to mingle every day.

From the moment you arrive at the pre cruise hotel, our Singles Travel International Concierge is waiting to meet you at our Hospitality Desk or Welcome Event. 

Our “Baby Boomer” vacations cater to singles in their 50s and 60s but you will often meet singles ranging anywhere from 45-75. We generally have a ratio of 60/40, women to men. As a travel club, matchmaking is not our focus. Ages listed on our page are not restricted. They are simply used as a guideline. We offer an opportunity for single travelers to see the world in the company of other singles and do not guarantee ratios or ages.

We recommend that you meet the members of the Singles Travel International Community online where you may view and interact with members via “Who’s Going” on every trip page. This is the best way to find out exactly who will be on your vacation.

We also invite you to join our 50+ singles community when you are not on the road, before and after your vacation @ www.SingleLife.Today. Membership and most events are free and when you upgrade to Premium, you’ll have access to our live, virtual tours to exotic locations plus save $1000s of dollars on Your Own Space™.

Yes! Singles Travel International is the only singles vacation company that features a travel community where members may send messages to one another at any time. Once you make a reservation, you are invited to post messages on the trip chat, which is great for finding out more about your fellow travel companions, coordinating taxi shares, setting up tours and more. Your trip chat is accessible from the trip page. Ask your Singles Travel International Reservation Guide for assistance.

Our program for 50+ singles also includes live online events plus a virtual Meet & Greet with your travel companions before you depart. View and get reminders for each event on our community page, www.SingleLife.Today.  Be sure to sign up today so that you don’t miss out on anything!

All meals are served either buffet style in a restaurant located on an open deck such as the pool deck or full service in the main dining room at set times referred to as early and late (or first and second) seating. Singles Travel International hosts the Breakfast Club each morning in one of the 2 locations, which are determined via your Singles Travel International Concierge once onboard and advised to you each day via our weekly program.

We reserve late (second) seating for the entire group for dinner. Late (second) dining is generally served at 8:00 p.m. and varies by cruise line. If you desire to dine at early (first) seating, please let our reservation specialist know at the time of booking. Note that on most cruises, the majority of our guests choose late (second) seating and by selecting early (first) seating, you may be dining with a smaller group of our guests or perhaps none at all. All dining requests are confirmed once onboard, not in advance and are at the discretion of the cruise line.

In addition, there are generally several a la carte and themed restaurants with and without a fee. Singles Travel International reserves tables of 8 for every night. You may sign up for those options and, therefore, enjoy these restaurants in the company of other singles once onboard the ship.

Yes, there are hairdryers in each cabin. Electrical current is 110, which is the US standard. If sharing a cabin, we recommend bringing along a power strip so that you both may recharge phones, cameras and add additional items such as a curling iron.

If you’re lucky enough to be holidaying in Sydney in December, you can expect great weather. Unlike other parts of the world where the weather is cold and wet, December in Sydney is the start of summer, meaning the temperatures will rise and there will be lots of sun.

The average temperature for the month is around 79°F.  Overnight the average low temperature can drop to a cool 63°F, so you’ll want to bring layers and a light jacket.

In the islands, expect weather averages to be lower: Some parts of the country experience windy conditions (especially Auckland and north Canterbury in the South Island), although in general December is sunny and settled.

 

There is no baggage limit onboard ship.

Currently, most international airlines will allow you to check up to two bags weighing up to 50 pounds for an additional price. In addition you may carry-on one bag plus a personal item such as a purse or briefcase. Please check with your air carrier for up-to-the-minute regulations and fees for checked baggage.

Cruising aboard Celebrity is not too dressy, not too casual. We call it “resort casual”; you’ll call it being on holiday. When you’re ready for dinner, it’s collared shirts and pants or nice jeans for men. Slacks or jeans, dresses, skirts and tops are perfect for women. If you want to dress up and add a little glamour when you dine out, go for it. Singles Travel International members generally add a little class to any venue!

Swimwear, T-shirts and shorts are not allowed in the restaurants after 5:30 pm. An exception will be made with respect to shorts in the buffet and outdoor restaurants. Presentable jeans may be worn in restaurants in the evenings with the exception of a designated “dress up” restaurant. Daytime wear is casual and comfortable for touring/ shopping/ swimming.

Evenings aboard the ship are sometimes cool due to the air conditioning, so a coverup is essential if you tend to get cold easily.

Packing Tips: Take only what you need; don’t over pack. Save room for souvenirs and purchases. Pack flat and full to avoid wrinkling. Bring wardrobe basics; mix and match around one or two colors. Don’t pack anything valuable, fragile or perishable. Label your luggage with an outside tag, and place an identification card inside each suitcase.

Essential Items: We highly recommend that you bring the following items.

– A happy-go-lucky attitude
– A good, comfortable pair of broken-in walking shoes.
– A pair of shoes for restaurants (loafers, sandals, etc).
– Slacks, shorts and tops and keep dressing in layers in mind
– Collapsible umbrella (which can double as a sunshade parasol) and/or lightweight raingear.
– Ladies will want to bring a nicer warm wrap, and gentlemen a nicer jacket, for evening wear.
– Sunglasses, sun block, sun hat or visor.
– Toiletries: all your daily essentials.
– Prescription medications: sufficient supply for the entire trip plus legible written prescription in case of loss. Keep medications in their original, labeled container. Always pack your medications in your carry-on bag!
– Eyeglasses, contacts, contact lens solution. You may want to bring along a written prescription for your eyewear in case of loss.
– Over the counter medications: cold remedy, aspirin/pain reliever, antacid/stomach upset remedy, Band-Aids, money or other anti-bacterial medication.
– Travel alarm clock with illuminated face, especially for guests in an inside cabin.
– Travel journal/notepad and reading material.
– Small, basic sewing kit with a few extra buttons. Remember to pack scissors in your checked bag!
– Photography Equipment
– Power strip to charge more than one item at a time. Only 1 US outlet in your cabin.
– Alternate outlet on the ship and in our hotel in Sydney is different than our US outlets, so bring an adapter/converter.

Travel Insurance is not mandatory, but, based on our experience, we highly recommend it. In addition to direct access immediately upon completing your purchase, you will receive a quote from Travel Guard regarding travel insurance after reserving your vacation.

When selecting a travel insurance policy, we recommend that at a minimum you are covered for medical expenses including emergency evacuation and repatriation. We also strongly recommend that the policy cover personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects.

If you have any questions, Travel Guard professional, expert agents are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call us, if you have not received your quote within 3 days, or CLICK HERE to go directly to Travel Guard and request a policy quote. It only takes a few minutes.

Questions and comments after you have reserved your vacation are addressed promptly when you send a message to us at service@singlestravelintl.com.

The Australian dollar (AUD$) is the official currency of Australia and of several countries and territories, including Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Norfolk Island, Nauru, Tuvalu and Kiribati.

New Zealand’s unit of currency is the New Zealand dollar (NZ$). All major credit cards can be used in Australia and New Zealand, with Visa and MasterCard accepted most widely.

Onboard the ship, your credit card will be accepted to settle your bill onboard the ship, as well as in major shops and restaurants ashore. All onboard purchases are billed with a guest check and added to your personal shipboard account. At the end of the cruise, you will receive a total bill, which can be paid with cash or charged to a credit card. If you are sharing with another guest, no worries. You will each receive a separate statement which may be reviewed at any time on your interactive TV in the cabin.

Some credit card companies may charge small international transaction fees, so it’s best to check with your provider before leaving home.

 

 

Your “Final Vacation Details & Meetup Information” including transportation and how to meet up with the group will be available on the YOUR TRAVEL DOCUMENTS button on the left navigation bar on the trip site 21 days prior to trip start date.

Questions and comments after you have reserved your vacation are addressed promptly when you send a message to us at service@singlestravelintl.com.

Our office is open Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. In an emergency after hours, please contact Tammy Weiler via What’s App at 815-715-6998.

All countries you will visit have laws against the purchase and export of certain items, including antiquities, national cultural property and certain animal products, especially endangered species (ivory, rhino horn, tortoise shell, coral, feathers, etc.). Additionally, the United States has laws prohibiting the import of certain items, which include many of the same things. You face having your purchase confiscated and/or heavy fines for exporting or importing prohibited items.

On return to the U.S., your baggage is subject to search by U.S. Customs. Currently, you are permitted to bring back $800 of goods duty free. Persons aged 21 or over may also bring in one liter of liquor and one carton of cigarettes. If you plan to purchase a lot of souvenirs or expensive items, it is important to retain all purchase receipts. However, please note that U.S. Customs may not accept a receipt as true cost if it seems unusually low for the estimated value of the item. You may access the regulations and restrictions governing US Customs on their official website, click here to learn more.

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Cory

Aloha! My name is Cory Montee and I am honored to be your Tour Concierge with Singles Travel International.

As a child, I was blessed to be part of a family that loved to explore the World. Soon after graduating from the University of Missouri, I set out to complete a long list of destinations that fascinated me.

After almost three decades of employment on various luxury cruise lines and travel companies, two dogs and a parrot, a few of my favorite adventures include the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, Alaska and the South Pacific.

Expanding my knowledge of other cultures is always important but I love sharing past experiences with others most. There is so much out there!

I currently reside in Hawaii and enjoy scuba diving, camping and a good game of Scrabble.

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