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Category: Canada & New England

Why Choose a Summer Cruise to Canada/New England with Holland America Line

Why Choose a Summer Cruise to Canada/New England with Holland America Line

Summer will be here before you know it, which means it’s time to start planning your next Holland America Line cruise! While for some travelers summer may conjure up images of beaches and tropical islands, others may want to opt for a more unique destination. Typically considered for Fall Foliage cruises, our Canada/New England itineraries…   read more of “Why Choose a Summer…”

Why Choose HAL? Readers of Porthole Name Holland America Line Tops in Nine Categories

Why Choose HAL? Readers of Porthole Name Holland America Line Tops in Nine Categories

With nine top honors Holland America Line once again dominated the 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards from Porthole Cruise Magazine, one of the world’s leading consumer cruise travel publications. The awards include Best Alaska, Canada/New England, Asia/Pacific and Northern Europe Itineraries; Most Eco-Friendly Line; Best Shore Excursions; Best Medical Facilities; Best Facilities for Guests with Disabilities;…   read more of “Why Choose HAL?…”

New Top 10 Sailings Feature the Lowest Fares of the Season on Must-Do Cruises

New Top 10 Sailings Feature the Lowest Fares of the Season on Must-Do Cruises

Have you been following our Top 10 Sailings promotion? We started last month, and due to the overwhelming success we’re still going strong. Each week we feature 10 sailings with the lowest fares of the season. These rates make it even more affordable to experience some of the most amazing itineraries around the world. Here…   read more of “New Top 10 Sailings…”

Use Our Destination Guides to Plan Time Ashore on Canada/New England Cruises

Use Our Destination Guides to Plan Time Ashore on Canada/New England Cruises

Our cruises to Canada/New England are filled with ports that have the perfect balance of historical sites, culture, cuisine and scenery. Sometimes there’s so much diversity it’s hard to determine what to do during your time ashore. Fortunately, through our new Destination Guides created in partnership with AFAR, we’re working to help guests pinpoint the…   read more of “Use Our Destination…”

Been There, Done That? Try An ‘Encore Collection’ Journeys Ashore on Your Cruise

Been There, Done That? Try An ‘Encore Collection’ Journeys Ashore on Your Cruise

Think you’ve seen it all during your cruise? Think again! With Holland America Line’s Encore Collection of Journeys Ashore tours in each port, guests who have visited a port before or who are looking for something off the beaten path will have the possibility to discover what lies beyond the attractions everyone knows about. From…   read more of “Been There, Done…”

Check it Out: Use Our ‘Destination Guides’ to Help You Plan Your Time in Port

Check it Out: Use Our ‘Destination Guides’ to Help You Plan Your Time in Port

Holland America Line’s partnership with AFAR, the leaders in experiential travel guides, is helping cruisers dream, plan, choose and prepare for the perfect cruise vacation. By creating comprehensive Destination Guides that are found on our website, AFAR is able to provide recommendations tailored to our guests’ itineraries and interests for our ports of call and…   read more of “Check it Out: Use…”