Holland America Line
With 135 years of experience, Holland America Line is recognized as the undisputed leader in the cruise industry’s premium segment. Holland America Line’s fleet consists of 4 ships, offering over 500 cruises from more than 38 home ports. Itineraries range from two to 108 days and visit all seven continents, including new Australia/New Zealand and Asia sailings, a World Cruise and popular sailings to several ports in the Caribbean, Alaska, Mexico and Europe.Learn More…..
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Leisurely
Holland America Line
Cruise Vacation Type: Independent Vacations & Guided Tours
This Cruise Line is Rated: 4-Stars
This Cruise Line is Worldwide: Yes
This Cruise Line is Best For: Groups, Single adults & Couples
This Cruise Line is All-Inclusive: No
This is an Adults-only Cruise Line: No
Minimum Age for This Cruise Line: N/A
Green-Certified Cruise Line: Yes
Spa & Wellness Program On Board: No
What Makes Holland America Special?
- Holland America Line has been rated the “best overall cruise value” 22 years in a row by World Ocean & Cruise Liner Society — an elite group of experienced cruise travelers.
- For over 140 years, Holland America has been taking their guests to exotic destinations around the world.
- Renowned international crew who provide gracious, attentive service and remember your name, drink and special requests . . . and that’s just the beginning.
- Stylish, spacious, comfortable mid-sized ships that are designed to carry fewer passengers.
- More spacious and more comfortable accommodations. Cruise in staterooms which are 25 percent larger on average than other ships in our class.
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There are cruise vacations to suit every budget, from the cost-conscious to the most luxurious. Even more important, a cruise offers the best travel value for your money, because almost everything is included in the upfront price.
Most Cruise Packages include:
- Destinations you’ll visit
- Dining – Daily breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks
- Nightly Entertainment
- Daily Activities
- Onboard Service
- Special Programs
What’s Not Included In The Upfront Price?
Below is a description of the things that are not included in the upfront cost of the cruise:
The cost of airfare is not included in the upfront price of the cruise, but is almost always available for an additional charge. We’ll ask you where you are flying from and quote you the cruise line’s price or the best available price.
Alcoholic Beverages & Some Non-Alcoholic Beverages
Alcoholic beverages are not included in your cruise price, and since soft drinks come over the bar there is charge for them as well. Specialty coffees are also almost always additional. However, Some of our luxury cruises lines may include this feature.
Your personal service staff works hard for you while you’re enjoying your cruise, so please tip them before you disembark. Most cruise lines make it easy for you by automatically adding gratuities to your shipboard account, which is usually about $10 to 12 per person, per day. This amount covers your cabin steward and the waiters and assistants who have served you all over the ship.
Some Dining Options
Alternative dining options are all the rage onboard contemporary ships these days and the cruise lines have a couple of different ways of charging you extra for them. For all restaurants other than the main dining room you should expect to find that reservations are required. There is a fee for that reservation that usually runs from $10-$40 per person and the gratuity for the meal may be additional.
Shore excursions are a very important part of your experience in each port of call, especially if you’ve decided to take the adventure route.
Your ‘welcome aboard’ photo is your first encounter with the ubiquitous ship photographers. They’ll be on hand to capture all the fun and excitement, and then sell it back to you for $20 for each 5 x 7.
Spa Treatments & Salon Services
Arrangements with onboard spas and salons has become one of the hottest new things with the cruise lines in the past few years as passengers are focusing more and more on their well-being.