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Holland America Cruise Lines

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Holland America Line began in 1873 as a vessel company known for bringing immigrants to the New World. Today, it brings its passengers to the world at large, with sailings that whisk you away for three weeks or introduce you to seven continents over 100 days.

You'll love Holland America if...

You enjoy your personal space – Holland America has lower guest limits than most ships of similar sizes so their guests receive extra attention
You’re looking for less of a party and more of a retreat – with a focus on high-end treatment in a relaxed atmosphere, your trip will be as calm as a trip to the onboard spa
You appreciate amazing food – a team of globally recognized chefs have created the restaurants and dining plan for each ship
You enjoy self-improvement – daily access to the New York Times, a wine-making course, and lessons in digital photography are just a few examples of how Holland America seeks to enrich your life
You want a vacation that’s planned for you – with a cruise, you only need to pack and unpack once, your travels are planned for you port-to-port, and the food and entertainment are consistently fantastic

Holland America Line Destinations

Holland America opens the world to you by providing access to unique locations, excellent service, and grandiose tours of the globe that would otherwise take a lifetime to complete.

See A New World

Want to see Brazil during Carnival? Or sail by Alaskan glaciers? What about watching koalas in Sydney’s Hill District & Koala Park? Or maybe you’d like to visit Holland America’s private island Half Moon Cay, filled with activities on white shores? Holland America offers unique experiences in a multitude of destinations, listed below:

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  • Alaska
  • Asia
  • Australia and South Pacific
  • Bermuda
  • Canada/New England
  • Caribbean
  • Europe
  • Hawaii and Tahiti
  • Mexico
  • Pacific Coast
  • Panama Canal
  • South America and Antarctica

Grand Voyages

Holland America wants you to see the world in a way that stays with you for a lifetime. They created their Grand Voyages to do just that. Spend anywhere between 20 to 100 days aboard one of their ships sailing to every continent around the Pacific Ocean. Some routes travel from America to Australia, others around the Northern Cape of Africa to Europe, and every cruise includes stopping in ports that are each more unique than the last. Guests also save a lot of money seeing as many continents in one trip as possible, rather than breaking them up into several trips.

Guided Shore Excursions

Skip the lines and get straight to the action. Decide whether you’d prefer a guided tour or a private driver. Learn about local history from local experts. And never worry about getting back to the ship on time – should you miss your departure, Holland America will pay to get you to the next port of call (when booked through Holland America).

EXC Port Planner

Developed for those who like to explore on their own, the EXC Port Planner enables guests to curate a port visit that’s specific to their interests. Simply select what kind of sites you enjoy (historical, artistic, etc.), and the planner will tell you where and how to find them.

Holland America Cruise Activities

Between every port, guests are enchanted with the food, entertainment, and enriching activities Holland of America provides.

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Cruise Cuisine

Holland America Line has a food selection you’ll have to taste to believe. Put together by the Holland America Line Culinary Council – made up of chefs who are part of the global food community, who have created Michelin-star restaurants of their own – the dining plan is the stuff of Food Network competitions. Literally.

America's Test Kitchen

On select ships, watch an onboard cooking show, followed by workshops showing you how to make these delicious meals

Drinks by DeGroff

A cocktail menu created by America's famous cocktail guru Dale DeGroff will splash your palate with something extraordinary

High Fare

Pinnacle Grill takes you through flavours of the Pacific Northwest, while Tamarind has a pan Asian theme. Italian, French seafood, and other delights await, but the best part? You spend a small fee to get into the restaurant, after which you can eat as much as you want

Light Touches

The Grand Dutch Cafe offers fine coffees and Dutch treats, while the Lido Market provides guests a buffet of breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks throughout the day

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Entertaining Sailings

Don your best suit or gown and have a ball with Holland America's sophisticated offerings.

Masterful Music

A night of dueling pianos over drinks? What about a classical performance provided by Lincoln Center musicians? Appreciate your coming destination with a video of your surroundings put to a live classical orchestra, then dance the night away to the BB King's Blues band!

Find Your Drinking Destination

For a bar with a view, the Crow's Nest is your best saloon. If you like to sip to classical music, the Explorer's Lounge will have you covered, and you can get pianists to play your favourites while you quaff at the Piano Bar.

Answer Your Casino Calling

There is no cruise activity more classic than putting on your tux and throwing a few sevens at the casino. Whether you're a whiz with cards or a genius with dice, there's fun to be had and money to be earned!

Kids can have fun at Club HAL

Your kids will have the opportunity to learn about the animals at your next destination from BBC Earth producers, do scavenger hunts across the ship, play video games, watch movies, and make crafts in The Loft teen space.

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Enriching Activities

Some people are so busy they have no time for pampering when they're on land. Holland America offers that opportunity to rest, relax, and even develop a new skill.

Greenhouse Spa & Salon

Exclusive thermal spas, heated cement loungers, massages, facials, aroma stone therapy, acupuncture, teeth whitening, manicures, and more!

Fitness Centre

Nobody assumes they’ll go on a cruise to lose weight, but with friendly personal trainers, nutritional consultations, yoga and pilates classes, you can leave the ship tanned and toned

Digital Photo Workshops

Take a class in how to edit digital photography! Instructors take you through a few basic steps to get your vacation photos as beautiful as can be

Museum and Art Galleries

Holland America Line prides itself on having the largest art collection at sea, featuring unique pieces on every ship

BBC Earth Onboard

Camera crew, producers, and show creators from the acclaimed BBC Earth come onboard to give sessions about your next port of call, telling stories about their adventures filming the show

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Member Benefits on Holland America Sailings

When sailing with Holland America, our members receive a number of special benefits for the first two guests in each stateroom on select sailings:

Up to $50 onboard spending credit

Pinnacle Grill dinner

$50 beverage card

Canaletto dinner

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Exclusive Benefits

Holland America offers several limited-time promotions throughout the year to the public. They also offer AMA members exclusive deals, like savings on travel during certain seasons. Our specialists do the research for you to combine Holland America’s promotions with AMA member benefits, ensuring you get the best possible offer in the market.

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Our Counsellor Service Guarantee

You can be confident that your cruise specialist will make planning and booking your next cruise vacation easy and stress-free, plus we’re with you before, during, and after your trip.

We guarantee we're worth it. If you're not completely happy with our service, we'll make it right and refund the fee.

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24/7 Support

If you ever need help abroad, just call our Alberta-based travel emergency support team.

Holland America Cruise Deals View All

ms Oosterdam
Jul 11, 2018 - Jul 23, 2018 | 12 Nights
Limited oceanview
AMA BEST PRICE GUARANTEE
$2859 /person
+ $207 Tax = $3066
Balcony Room
ms Zuiderdam
Jul 19, 2018 - Jul 29, 2018 | 10 Nights
AMA BEST PRICE GUARANTEE
$2374 /person
+ $413 Tax = $2787
Inside Room
ms Westerdam
Jul 22, 2018 - Jul 29, 2018 | 7 Nights
AMA BEST PRICE GUARANTEE
$779 /person
+ $285 Tax = $1064
Inside Room
ms Eurodam
Aug 26, 2018 - Sep 02, 2018 | 7 Nights
AMA BEST PRICE GUARANTEE
$1169 /person
+ $371 Tax = $1540
Outside Room
ms Koningsdam
Sep 16, 2018 - Sep 28, 2018 | 12 Nights
AMA BEST PRICE GUARANTEE
$2326 /person
+ $210 Tax = $2536
Outside Room
ms Westerdam
Mar 03, 2019 - Mar 17, 2019 | 14 Nights
AMA BEST PRICE GUARANTEE
$1949 /person
+ $293 Tax = $2242
Outside Room

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