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AIDA benefits

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Onboard benefits for AIDA employees

AIDA Cruises is one of Germany’s top employers and in 2015 it was once again recognized as the “Best Employer–Tourism” by Focus magazine.

As an international, innovative young company with a uniquely distinctive trademark – the smiling lips on the bow of our ships – we make a promise, not only to our guests but also to our employees.

As a future employee at sea, these are just some of the benefits you can expect:

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more than 130 professions on board

Team: multicultural, from more than 40 countries

Accommodation: cabin with shower (single or double cabin depends on the job), TV and telephone, weekly cleaning

Workwear: will be provided and cleaned free of charge

HR support: personal support during the induction period; HR Department both onboard and landside

Career: continuing education onboard and landside, free access to e-learning system and individual promotion opportunities

Salary: guaranteed monthly bank transfer in euros
Work-related insurance: health, pension, unemployment and nursing care insurance

Standards: high and obligatory occupational safety and social standards

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Explorer: see the most beautiful places in the world in your free time

Inclusive: food and accommodation

Discounts: on crew excursions, shopping and drinks in the guest area

Vacation: preferential rates for your AIDA or Costa cruise

Laundry: free use of the crew laundry

Crew offers: very well-equipped recreational area and Crew Shop

Bonuses: for Employee of the Month; bonuses for long-standing members of crew

Arrival & departure: from place of residence in Germany by bus to German ports, free of charge

Crew tips: non-personal tips will be used for the benefit of the entire crew


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Travel: preferential terms for employees, family members and friends

Telephone calls: special telephone and internet rates

Intranet: in-house info portal and free chat with colleagues within the AIDA fleet

Board visits: for friends and family (on hourly basis)

Fitness on vacation: preferential rates at gyms across Germany

Car hire: preferential rates with selected car hire companies












Relaxation: Sauna and sundeck with whirlpool for crew

Fitness: crew has its own gym and access to guests’ gym area, prevention courses

Enjoy: healthy, balanced meals at the crew restaurant; dietary and health advice on request

Power: activities onboard and landside such as biking

Beauty: discounts on products and treatments such as the onboard hairdresser

Medical care: free