Celebrity Cruises increase on board gratuities

May 28, 2016

Celebrity Cruises increased the recommended amount of gratuity on board its cruise ships, following the example of several other shipping companies. As of July 2016, the amounts to tip at Celebrity Cruises depending on cabin category will range from 13.50 to 17 US dollars.In standard staterooms, the recommended and automatically the onboard account loaded tip instead of $ 12.95 will be $ 13.50. Guests in Aua and Concierge Class Staterooms will pay $ 14 instead of $ 13.45 for the suites, the amount per person per night increased from $ 16.45 to 17 dollars. This represents an increase of around four percent. Last time Celebrity Cruises raised the tip amounts was in June, 2015.Royal Caribbean International had the tip-recommendations from 1 May 2016 $ 13.50 ($ 16.50 in suites) increases. Carnival Cruise Line increased gratuities from 1 September 2016 from $ 12.95 to $ 13.95. Princess Cruises and Holland America Line had already raised their tip recommendations. Princess Cruises fall to currently $ 12.95 and in suits $ 13.95, Holland America Line raised gratuities  at $ 12.50 to $ 13.50.

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