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The Brand New Celebrity Xcel is Now Open for Bookings!

Updated: Nov 7, 2023

Celebrity Cruises, Celebrity Xcel, Edge Class
Celebrity Xcel | Photo Credit: Celebrity Cruises

Celebrity Cruises just made a HUGE announcement with the name drop of their newest upcoming Edge Class ship - Celebrity Xcel! She will begin sailings in November 2025, with incredible itineraries to beautiful destinations around the world including the Bahamas, Bermuda, Europa, Asia, Alaska, and more. And if the name release wasn't enough, she is now open for bookings for the 2025-2026 season!

The suites and staterooms onboard Xcel will sell out fast, especially those in the coveted Retreat, so be sure to reach out to Harr Travel to book today!


With overnight stays in more than 25 cities, Xcel will be visiting destinations Celebrity has not yet been to, and even more counties than before! Her debut in November 2025 will see 7-day cruises to locations such as the Bahamas, Mexico, the Cayman Islands, St. Maarten, and Puerto Plata, St. Thomas.

The Ship
Celebrity Cruises, Celebrity Xcel, Flying Carpet, Edge Class
Magic Carpet, Edge Class | Photo Credit: Celebrity Cruises

"The Edge Series has shattered preconceived notions of cruising. I am thrilled to announce our next bold step as a brand with Celebrity Xcel." Laura Hodges Bethge, President of Celebrity Cruises said in a statement, "True to her name, this next ship will ‘Xcel’ beyond her sister ships with entirely new experiences, yet to be revealed, but that will change the game all over again.”

With gorgeous venues including an expanded Rooftop Garden, a multi-level Sunset Bar, Daniel Boulud fine-dining restaurant, and the return of the Magic Carpet, it is not difficult to see that Xcel will be taking the Edge Class to the next level. Xcel is bringing all the Edge Class favorites to one ship, as well as offering new experiences that are sure to delight Celebrity fans. At Harr Travel we are excited for all the upcoming announcements about Xcel in the coming weeks to see what's new, and what's returning on this beautiful ship.

The Retreat
Celebrity Cruises, Celebrity Xcel, Iconic Suite, Edge Class
Iconic Suite | Photo Credit: Celebrity Cruises

The Retreat suites are now open for bookings, and at Harr Travel we know how fast these gorgeous rooms book up. It's important to jump on bookings as soon as they come available, so you can enjoy your vacation in the Iconic Suite, Edge Villa, Penthouse Suite, and everything in-between! We know the Retreat will be incredible onboard Xcel, and your Harr Travel Advisor can help book your Retreat Suite today for the winter 2025-2026 cruise season, or get you on the deployment list for future cruises on Xcel.

Booking Your Cruise

Now that you are ready to book your suite or stateroom onboard Celebrity Xcel, reach out to the experts at Harr Travel. We know the spaces inside and out and have an amazing relationship with Celebrity. We can get you on the deployment list for future cruises, and know that we can craft you the cruise vacation of a lifetime at an incredible rate, and get you the Harr Travel signature experience every step of the way!

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