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Celebrity outlines summer return to Galápagos cruising for vaccinated travelers

Celebrity Flora will be the first of the company's three yachts to resume sailing in the Galápagos
Celebrity Cruises plans to resume Galápagos service July 4.

The sailings will carry crew and adults vaccinated for COVID-19 and under-18s with a negative PCR result.

Starting with Celebrity Flora

The 100-passenger luxury yacht Celebrity Flora will be the first back on July 4, followed by Celebrity Xpedition and the 16-passenger Celebrity Xploration on July 24 and September 18, respectively.

Airfare included for a limited time

For a limited time, Celebrity is also including airfare in the purchase of a Galápagos vacation package.

Seven-night cruises are combined with all-inclusive land-based accommodations and activities to create 10- to 16-night vacations. The offer is valid for round-trip economy or business class airfares departing from US or Canadian gateways and is valued at up to $750 per person including air taxes and fees.

It applies to sailing dates between July 3, 2021, and Dec. 31, 2023. Flights must be booked via Flights by Celebrity by June 30, 2021.

The ships carry naturalists from the Galápagos National Park who guide twice-daily shore excursions.

Cruise pricing bundles in unlimited Wi-Fi, drinks and tips, with vacation packages adding luxury hotel stays and flights between Ecuador and the islands.